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Libraries Migrates Website to New Content Management System

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on September 6, 2017 - 6:51AM

On Wednesday, September 6, the Libraries migrated its website to a new Content Management System.

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ProQuest unavailable Saturday night, January 28th, starting at 10 PM EST

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on January 26, 2017 - 11:55AM

ProQuest research databases will be unavailable on Saturday, January 28th for maintenance.

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Summon Update on 12/15/16 - Highlights

Submitted by Spencer Lamm on December 14, 2016 - 5:28PM

The vendor Summon will roll out important improvements on Wednesday, December 15, 2016.

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Maintenance may affect article access 12-7pm, Sat. Oct. 29

Submitted by Spencer Lamm on October 25, 2016 - 4:06PM

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PubMed system changes on Monday the 26th

Submitted by Spencer Lamm on September 23, 2016 - 2:45PM

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Updates to E-Journal Portal

Submitted by Noelle Egan on September 19, 2016 - 8:15AM

Welcome back! You might notice some exciting enhancements to the Drexel University Libraries eJournal Portal this quarter. The eJournal search still provides all the same browsing and searching options for eJournal titles, but now offers more information about each title.

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New launching page for LibGuides

Submitted by Kathleen Turner on September 16, 2016 - 11:59AM

Our LibGuides landing page has just been re-designed to help you find LibGuides by school or by cross-disciplinary topics.

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LibGuides updates

Submitted by Eddie Rubeiz on August 22, 2016 - 12:49PM

An upcoming LibGuides update, to be deployed over the next week, will make searching for guides easier, and make the A-Z database list more accessible to patrons using screen readers.

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ProQuest maintenance on Saturday, August 20th

Submitted by Eddie Rubeiz on August 11, 2016 - 1:05PM

Starting at 10 PM on Saturday, August 20th, ProQuest research databases provided will be unavailable for 8 hours.

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'Articles and More' is getting an upgrade!

Submitted by Eddie Rubeiz on August 11, 2016 - 12:16PM

On August 24th, Summon (also known as 'Articles and More' ) is getting its first major upgrade in three years. Summon is one of the most important tools our patrons use for finding journal articles in particular, so we're excited to see the new version.

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Library Catalog Downtime, 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Wed., June 22nd

Submitted by Eddie Rubeiz on June 14, 2016 - 2:30PM

On Wednesday, June 22nd, the the library catalog (called Books & More on the library web site) will be down for maintenance. This will affect multiple library services, but there are other options available. They are detailed below. We greatly appreciate your patience.

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Known issue with GetIt and PubMedCentral articles

Submitted by Spencer Lamm on April 7, 2016 - 9:13PM

Users are experiences technical difficulties when accessing PubMed via the "GetIt" button. The vendor has been made aware of this issue and is working to fix the problem.

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ProQuest unavailable Saturday night, March 12th, starting at 10 PM

Submitted by Eddie Rubeiz on March 11, 2016 - 2:19PM

Access to library resources from ProQuest, including the ProQuest Research Library database, will be unavailable from 10:00 PM Saturday March 12th until approximately 7:00 AM Sunday March 13th for critical infrastructure maintenance on their systems. Some course reserves articles may be unavailable during the outage.

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Alternatives to Searching Summon

Submitted by Spencer Lamm on February 22, 2016 - 3:13PM

Summon is currently experiencing technical issues. Learn more about the Libraries' other search options.

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Reserves (Ares) intermittently unavailable.

Submitted by Eddie Rubeiz on February 15, 2016 - 9:53AM

Due to technical issues, Drexel Libraries' course reserves service, Ares, may be intermittently unavailable today. To access your electronic course reserve materials: For journal articles, please access our Article Lookup tool at http://ur9ep9bn4s.search.serialssolutions.com/?SS_Page=refiner. This will retrieve most electronic journal articles. For any remaining articles or other electronic materials, please send an email with your course and item information to reserves@drexel.edu. Libraries staff will respond to all email.

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Scheduled Database Maintenance: 10pm Saturday - 6am Sunday

Submitted by Spencer Lamm on January 16, 2016 - 12:59PM

ProQuest will be performing maintenance on their systems on Saturday, January 15 through Sunday, January 16.

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