In April 2017, the Drexel University Libraries and the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design at Drexel University added the University’s collections of Polish posters to iDEA, Drexel’s digital repository. The collection includes pieces from the Frank Fox Polish Poster Collection at Drexel University and the Kenneth F. Lewalski Polish Posters Collection.
What is it about umbrellas that make them targets of unintentional acts of sharing?
I ask myself this after experiencing three different episodes this past month– during activities as a librarian—when a prized umbrella of mine was treated as if it could be “borrowed.” Each time, the assumption came with no intention that the umbrella would be returned, but rather that it held immediate protective value on a rainy day for someone other than its owner.
PHILADELPHIA---April 5, 2017 WHYY recently completed the massive process of preserving historically and culturally significant moments from Fresh Air with Terry Gross, creating a digital archive of decades of interviews with the world’s foremost personalities. Now fans of the Peabody Award-winning radio program can journey through time by listening to over 8,000 conversations dating back to 1976 with this century’s leading journalists, scholars, celebrities and experts.
Drexel University's Department of History, the Center for Science, Technology and Society, and the University Libraries were pleased to host the 52nd Joint Atlantic Seminar in the History of Biology (JAS-BIO), held March 24 through March 25, 2017.
Drexel University connects students, faculty and staff with the global community through research, online courses and travel abroad opportunities. The Drexel University Libraries enhances these experiences through its resources and services.
The Drexel University Libraries has taken an important step forward toward improving the discoverability of the University’s unique scholarly research outputs by joining the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI PMH).
The Drexel University Libraries is pleased to announce Jay Bhatt, Liaison Librarian for Engineering, has been the 2017 Engineering Librarian of the Year by the Special Library Association (SLA) Engineering Division. Bhatt will receive the award during the Engineering Division Breakfast & Awards at the SLA Conference in Phoenix, AZ on Sunday, June 18, 2017.
Abby Adamczyk is the Liaison Librarian for Medicine at Drexel University. As a liaison librarian, she teaches the scholarly literature and information research skills needed by students in medicine and the biomedical sciences. Abby also partners with faculty and students to develop greater awareness of research data management practices and trends in scholarly communications.
This quarter marked the first time the Libraries' ScholarSip event was broadcast live online via the University's YouTube channel, demonstrating the Libraries’ commitment to sharing scholarship and information, regardless of physical location.
The Libraries is hosting several activities to celebrate the end of the term and to help students through the crunch of finals week. More info below!