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Notice: Elsevier Usernames & Passwords Accidentally Exposed

Submitted on March 21, 2019 - 2:21PM

A cybersecurity company recently discovered that a misconfigured server of Elsevier was exposing user emails and passwords in plain text for an unknown length of time. As a precautionary measure, the Libraries recommends all members of the Drexel community with an Elsevier username/password change it immediately

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Dean's Update: Preparing for Spring Cleaning

Submitted on March 6, 2019 - 4:25PM

In this issue, we have featured a few articles that tell how the Libraries raises awareness and builds community around the value of an institution’s historic records. Starting with a summary of this year’s Celebrating Drexel Authors Event to a look at our newly revamped Library Explorers program and an interview with one of our 2019 Library Faculty Fellows, we chronicle the wider impact of our programs and staff on the University today and in the future.

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Students Advise Libraries and Gain Information Literacy Skills through Library Explorers Program

Submitted on March 6, 2019 - 1:25PM

Earlier this year, the Drexel Libraries appointed its second cohort of Library Explorers, a group of students who advise the Libraries by brainstorming, designing and testing ways to engage Drexel students to build effective learning habits.

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Q/A with Antonios Kontsos, PhD, Associate Professor and Director of Theoretical & Applied Mechanics Group

Submitted on March 5, 2019 - 1:13PM

We sat sat down with Library Faculty Fellow and engineering professor Antonios Kontsos, PhD, to learn more about his work to utilize open education resources in freshmen engineering courses.

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Drexel Offers Access to Pivot, a One-Stop Shop for Finding Research Funding

Submitted on February 22, 2019 - 4:45PM

Drexel faculty, students and staff now have licensed access to Pivot, a tool designed for discovering and sharing research funding opportunities.

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Drexel Recognizes New Group of “Data Authors” During 2019 Authors Event

Submitted on February 22, 2019 - 11:08AM

On February 18, 2019, more than 75 members of the Drexel community gathered in the A.J. Drexel Picture Gallery to recognize the University's 2018 authors and editors.

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EndNote X9 Now Available to Drexel Community

Submitted on February 7, 2019 - 8:58AM

EndNote X9 is now available to the Drexel Community. Learn more and download the newest version today.

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A Strategic Approach to Research Asset Management

Submitted on February 7, 2019 - 8:57AM

Research output is an increasingly valuable institutional asset, and Drexel University--with leadership from the Libraries and others--is taking a strategic approach to managing those assets.

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Dean’s Update: Challenges of Research Data Discovery and Accessibility

Submitted on February 7, 2019 - 8:56AM

This month is all about data, and Dean Nitecki considers the question, "Why should data even matter?"

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Where are Drexel research data?

Submitted on February 7, 2019 - 8:41AM

The task of finding and recognizing Drexel research and research data is not without its challenges, and the Drexel Libraries is always looking for ways to acknowledge the many forms of scholarship that now shape the scholarly communications landscape.

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