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Hahnemann Library Update

Due to flooding in New College Building, the Hahnemann Library has sustained water damage. Repairs and accompanying noise disruptions will continue through the weekend.

More information on how this will impact the Library can be found below.

Second Floor Access
Access to the second floor will continue through the silent room emergency door. Seating in the 2nd floor collaborative area and surrounding group study rooms is temporarily unavailable.

Growing Collaboration between Drexel Libraries and Steinbright Career Development Center Integral to Co-op Program

Drexel University has been a pioneer in cooperative education since the early 1900s and continues to operate one of the largest and most highly-regarded cooperative education programs in the country. The Drexel University Libraries is a strong supporter of the co-op program and the Steinbright Career Development Center, the division of Drexel that oversees the co-op program and assists students throughout the co-op process. The Libraries is dedicated to helping students as they search for both co-op placements and post-graduate positions.

On Traveling to US Conferences

Last year, a few of us in the Libraries were proud that our proposal was accepted to host an international gathering this June—the 9th Evidence-Based Library and Information Practice conference (EBLIP9).  The honor was bestowed upon us after John Wiggins, Director for Services and Quality Improvement; Jenny Lee, former communications manager; and I prepared a competitive proposal featuring Drexel University and the city of Philadelphia as welcoming hosts of the meeting.  This will be only the second time the biennial conference is held in the United States, following successful meetings in