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Mid-year State of the Drexel University Libraries

Submitted on November 27, 2023 - 10:05AM

Read a summary of the state of the Drexel Libraries as of the fiscal year’s midpoint.

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Dean’s Update: Preparing for Giving Thanks

Submitted on November 27, 2023 - 9:55AM

In this last Dean's Update before she concludes her term as Dean of Libraries, Dean Nitecki shares her reflections on her 50+ years as an academic librarian.

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Q&A with Daniel Mills, Technology Integration Librarian

Submitted on November 20, 2023 - 11:29AM

We recently sat down with Technology Integration Librarian, Daniel Mills to ask how he’s settling in at Drexel and to understand what exactly a Technology Integration Librarian does to support the mission of the Drexel Libraries.  

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Drexel Students Curate an Exhibit on the History of Drexel’s Student Organizations 

Submitted on November 17, 2023 - 4:27PM

The Drexel University Archives' latest exhibit, A Journey Through Time: Drexel Student Organizations Throughout the Years, is now on display in the W. W. Hagerty Library. 

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Drexel Libraries Explores the Importance of Free & Accessible Information During Open Access Week 2023

Submitted on November 10, 2023 - 12:45PM

Celebrated from October 23 through October 27, OA Week 2023 provided an opportunity to “join together, take action, and raise awareness around the importance of community control of knowledge sharing systems.”

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Spotlight on New Resources: Food & Culture

Submitted on November 1, 2023 - 11:20AM

Check out this list of resources related to food, cooking, and culture for the upcoming holiday season.

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Webinar Series: Introduction to Altmetrics & the Altmetric Explorer

Submitted on October 12, 2023 - 11:04AM

Join the Drexel University Libraries and experts from Altmetric for a series of webinars on the basics of altmetrics and the tools and data the Altmetric Explorer offers. These 

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Resources for Honoring Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Submitted on October 4, 2023 - 2:22PM

In honor of Indigenous Peoples Day, the Drexel University Libraries is celebrating works by Indigenous writers and artists. Check out these book recommendations for all ages

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New Dragons Explore the Libraries During Welcome Week

Submitted on September 28, 2023 - 3:55PM

The Libraries welcomed new students to campus last week during the University-wide Welcome Week.

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Drexel Libraries Announces Upcoming Fall Events & Displays

Submitted on September 25, 2023 - 3:54PM

Read on for details about the Drexel Libraries' upcoming fall programming, including new webinars and a Banned Books Week display. 

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Q/A with the Drexel Libraries’ Diversity Resident Librarian: Michael Johnson, Jr, PhD

Submitted on September 25, 2023 - 3:46PM

Get to know Michael Johnson, Jr., PhD, the Drexel Libraries' first-ever Diversity Resident Librarian. 

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Dean's Update: Changing Ways to Build Community  

Submitted on September 25, 2023 - 3:46PM

With the start of a new academic year, the Drexel Libraries is once again focusing our attention on new and improved ways to strengthen community and build connections across campus.

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Celebrate Open Access Week 2023: October 23 – 27

Submitted on September 19, 2023 - 4:32PM

Celebrate Open Access Week with the Drexel Libraries! This year's series of events features exciting several exciting speakers. Learn more.

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Welcome to Drexel University!

Submitted on September 11, 2023 - 2:05PM

The Drexel University Libraries are excited to welcome all new (and returning) Dragons to campus this fall. Read on for details about everything we have planned for Welcome Week 2023!

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Featured Resources: Discovering Philadelphia

Submitted on September 11, 2023 - 1:40PM

This month, as Drexel University welcomes new and returning students to campus, the Drexel Libraries is pleased to feature just a few books, DVDs, and local newspapers that feature the City of Brotherly & Sisterly Love.

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New Resources: Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET) Digital Library Now Available via Drexel Libraries

Submitted on August 7, 2023 - 5:04PM

The Libraries now provides access to The Institution of Engineering & Technology (The IET) digital library, a global repository of science, engineering and technology focused content with international authors and editors from academia and industry offering diverse and real-world context to the latest engineering and technology advances.

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Engineering Resource Spotlight: New Content Added to Key to Support STEM Teaching, Learning & Research

Submitted on July 27, 2023 - 4:44PM

Check out these new STEM resources, available via the Drexel Libraries!

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Introducing PaperCut, the Libraries New Print Management System 

Submitted on July 11, 2023 - 4:58PM

The Drexel Libraries recently moved to a new print management system called PaperCut. Learn more about how printing at the Libraries has changed.

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Drexel Libraries to end on-site support at Queen Lane Library

Submitted on July 10, 2023 - 1:18PM

The Drexel University Libraries will end on-site staffed library support at Queen Lane on Friday, July 28, 2023.  

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Drexel Libraries Joins HathiTrust Digital Library 

Submitted on June 30, 2023 - 3:33PM

The Drexel University Libraries has become the newest member of HathiTrust, a global collaborative of academic and research libraries that preserves, digitizes, and increases online access to collections.

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Dean’s Update: About to Take a Summer Break   

Submitted on June 26, 2023 - 3:55PM

This month, the Dean of Libraries looks back on the first few weeks of summer and looks ahead to fall 2023. Best wishes for a fun, relaxing, and safe summer from the Dean of the Drexel Libraries!

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Researching the Impacts of Climate Change on Primary Care Utilization: Spring ScholarSip

Submitted on June 16, 2023 - 4:24PM

Dr. Nathalie May and members of her interdisciplinary research team wrapped up the 2022/23 ScholarSip event series with a session on their research on the impact of climate change on primary care utilization. 

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Juneteenth Reading List 

Submitted on June 15, 2023 - 8:54AM

Celebrate Juneteenth with these books and other resources available through the Drexel Libraries.

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Q&A with Anna Harper, Curricula Support Librarian

Submitted on June 7, 2023 - 3:34PM

Seven new staff members have joined the team since June 2022, including Curricula Support Librarian Anna Harper. In May, the Libraries' Communications Manager sat down with Anna to talk about her work as a librarian and what it is like working at Drexel. 

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Revamped Drexel Authors Event Focuses on Building Connections & Community 

Submitted on May 19, 2023 - 8:55AM

The Drexel community gathered in the A. J. Drexel Picture Gallery on May 9 to honor faculty, staff, students, alumni, and trustees for their contributions to scholarship and published creative expression.

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Dean’s Update: The Role of Libraries in Building Community

Submitted on April 27, 2023 - 11:24AM

This month, Dean Nitecki shares observations about the important roles academic libraries can (and do!) play in building community within higher education. 

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Winter ScholarSip continues Theme of Climate Change & Sustainability with “Food for Thought” Discussion featuring Professor Caroline Schauer

Submitted on April 19, 2023 - 4:20PM

The Drexel Libraries winter ScholarSip event held on March 20, 2023 featured “food for thought” with Professor Caroline Schauer, who discussed her research and expertise in creating sustainable plastics out of food waste.

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Meet Deborah Bishov, Manager, Information Assistance

Submitted on April 5, 2023 - 11:09AM

Seven new staff members have joined the team since June 2022, including Deborah Bishov, Manager, Information Assistance. Libraries Communications Manager Stacy Stanislaw spoke with Deborah to learn more about her role at Drexel and how she supports the Drexel community. 

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Library Learning Terrace Reopens for Studying & Group Work 

Submitted on April 3, 2023 - 9:27AM

The Library Learning Terrace reopened for student use on April 3, 2023!

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Dean's Update: Holistic Planning in a Siloed World

Submitted on February 14, 2023 - 4:27PM

Dean Nitecki explores the challenges of holistic planning and shares insights into how librarians regularly work to build bridges between organizational verticals. 

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