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15 Books & Other Resources to Celebrate Juneteenth

Submitted on June 16, 2021 - 3:41PM

To celebrate Juneteenth, staff from the Drexel University Libraries offers a list of recommended books, films, plays, and museum exhibits for students, faculty, staff, alumni, and others to explore.

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Dean's Update: Developing an Inclusive Infrastructure

Submitted on June 10, 2021 - 11:47AM

This month, Dean Nitecki reflects on recent Libraries events and projects that help build supportive and inclusive resources, services and systems for identifying and retrieving information resources.

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2020/2021 ScholarSip Series Concludes with Discussion on Drexel’s Partnership with SEPTA to Fight COVID-19

Submitted on June 8, 2021 - 11:49AM

During the Spring 2021 ScholarSip event, Drexel Engineering Professor Chris Sales discussed Drexel University’s new partnership with the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) to study and develop measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 on public transit.

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Archived “Philly Sounds” Inaugurates Libraries Diversity Webinar series

Submitted on June 8, 2021 - 11:48AM

On June 3, the Drexel Libraries launched its newest “Promoting Diversity through Drexel’s Archival & Special Collections," with a virtual tour and discussion about the Drexel Audio Archives and the Sigma Sound Studios Collections.

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Equity in Action: Libraries Staff Share Insights from Professional Development Course

Submitted on June 3, 2021 - 11:48AM

This spring, six Drexel Libraries staff completed the virtual course Equity in Action: Fostering an Antiracist Library Culture.

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Drexel University Launches New Archival Collections Database

Submitted on June 3, 2021 - 11:48AM

The Libraries recently migrated to a new archival collections system that brings together finding aids from the University Archives, the College of Medicine and the Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel University, all in one place.

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Scheduled Outage: DragonSearch & My Library Account Unavailable May 29 – 30, 2021

Submitted on May 19, 2021 - 8:29AM

DragonSearch and individual My Library Accounts will be unavailable May 29 through May 30, 2021 due to scheduled vendor maintenance.

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Dean’s Update: Challenges for Higher Education to Deliver Its Mission of Open Dissemination of Knowledge

Submitted on May 10, 2021 - 1:31PM

In this month's Dean's Update, read about some the challenges universities face to connect the global community with scholarship and how the Drexel Libraries continues its work to support that mission.

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Drexel Libraries Demonstrates the Impact of Giving During the 24 Hours of Impact

Submitted on May 7, 2021 - 10:54AM

The Libraries joined colleges and academic units across the University for the annual 24 Hours of Impact. This year, the Drexel Libraries demonstrated the impact donations made with a live virtual tour of the Drexel Family Digital Archive.

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Technology Insights on Improving Access to Drexel Research

Submitted on May 6, 2021 - 2:30PM

Read this interview with Heather Cai, Manager for Library Integrated Technology Systems, to learn about progress made to launch the research services platform, Esploro.

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