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Dean's Update: Librarians Connect with Conferences Beyond Their Own

My calendar this summer justifies a question a frequent co-presenter posed to me recently: “What were we thinking?”  A natural reaction to unexpected writing requirements for conference presentations, it triggered me to wonder why librarians seek to attend conferences with professionals in disciplines beyond their own.

Drexel Libraries Staff Shares Summer Picks for Binge-Worthy Books and TV Shows

Looking for a binge-worthy book or TV show to dive into this summer? Check out some of our top picks for summer 2017, and visit the book display in W. W. Hagerty Library. Want to share your top summer books, movies and TV shows? Email us at

Drexel University Libraries' Staff 2017 Summer Picks:

What’s so exciting about hosting a conference?

The Drexel Libraries is coming down from its high of hosting an international conference in June.  

The international Evidence-Based Library and Information Practice conference is not organized by an association or otherwise formal entity. Rather a group of like-minded enthusiasts interested in evidence based practices have issued, for nearly two decades, the biannual calls inviting bids to pitch a hosting organization and geographic venue. When invites crossed a few Drexel email boxes, most of us deleted them and wished the organizers well.

Drexel Libraries and Drexel University Online Partner to Offer New Research Skills Resource

In partnership, Drexel University Online and the Libraries are pleased to announce the addition of Videos and Datasets to Sage Research Methods Online (SRMO), effective July 1. 

SRMO, licensed by the Libraries since 2012, contains Sage’s highly regarded research methods series, Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences (Little Green Books) and Qualitative Research Methods (Little Blue Books) on a robust web platform.