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Libraries Hours: November 22 - 26

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on November 20, 2017 - 2:02PM

The Drexel University Libraries will have limited hours from Wednesday, November 22 through Friday, November 24, 2017.

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Resource Sharing Team Ensures Cost-Effective Access to Information Resources: An Interview with Lynda Sadusky, Resource Sharing Librarian

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on October 31, 2017 - 4:11PM

This month, we sat down with Lynda Sadusky to learn more about resource sharing—particularly interlibrary loan—and how her team supports Drexel students, faculty and staff.

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Dean’s Update: Strategic Efforts to Help Contain Affordability of Higher Education

Submitted on October 31, 2017 - 9:27AM

The next three issues of In Circulation will focus on the Libraries' refreshed strategic initiatives. This month, we highlight the first of these initiatives: containing the affordability of education.

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Drexel Libraries Promotes Open Access on Campus

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on October 30, 2017 - 1:15PM

Last week, Drexel Libraries joined members of the scholarly publishing community to celebrate the 10th annual Open Access Week. But the Libraries' efforts around OA education are year-round, and staff regularly explore new ways to support OA at Drexel.

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Moving from 'Building Collections' to 'Ensuring Access'

Submitted by Danuta A. Nitecki, Elizabeth Ten Have on October 26, 2017 - 9:19AM

In the current environment of electronic information, the model of ownership of resources has changed to one of access. As a result, academic libraries like Drexel's no onger build physical collections but instead provide access to resources through a combination of licensing, purchasing and resource sharing.

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Dean's Update: Are Librarians Ready to Help Develop Data Literacy?

Submitted on October 6, 2017 - 12:00AM

Academic librarians now see research data and the accompanying need to manage them as a a new objective for their services and partnerships, and Drexel Libraries staff are among them.

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Drexel Libraries Continues to Grow Data Services Programs

Submitted by Deb Morley on October 6, 2017 - 12:00AM

As more and more researchers and students need to find and interpret data, the Libraries is expanding its data-related services to fully support the needs of the Drexel community.

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Quarterly Libraries Staff Meetings Foster Engagement & Creativity

Submitted by Ann Yurcaba on October 4, 2017 - 1:26PM

The Drexel Libraries' September all-staff meeting gave Libraries personnel the opportunity to offer feedback on one of the Libraries' strategic directions: transforming the Bookmark Cafe into a Learning Exploratorium.

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Drexel Libraries Announces 2017/2018 ScholarSip Details

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on October 4, 2017 - 12:59PM

The Drexel University Libraries is pleased to announce details for the 2017/2018 ScholarSip event series.

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New Library Guides Now Available Online

Submitted by Elizabeth Ten Have on October 2, 2017 - 9:18AM

Each month Drexel University’s liaison librarians create new library guides to help researchers, faculty, staff and students navigate the Libraries’ many resources. Find out what's new for October!

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Drexel Libraries and Westphal College of Media Arts & Design to Co-Host Art Exhibition on Migration

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on October 2, 2017 - 8:52AM

This fall, the Drexel University Libraries and Westphal College of Media Arts & Design are collaborating to bring the work of three artists to campus in an exhibit called Migration.

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Drexel Welcomes Record-Breaking Freshman Class to Campus

Submitted by Sarah Rich on October 2, 2017 - 8:52AM

Welcome Week was busier than ever this year, as the University welcomed the largest incoming freshmen class in the University’s history. The Libraries welcomed new students and the start of the 2017/2018 academic year with many of its own events and sessions.

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Making Connections: What We Did on Our Summer Vacations

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on September 6, 2017 - 2:37PM

Over the last few months, the Drexel Libraries staff have been all over the world, traveling for both pleasure and for business. Regardless of their reasons for traveling, Libraries staff all encountered a similar theme throughout their journeys - connection.

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Meet Your Personal Librarian, Elise Ferer

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on September 6, 2017 - 2:23PM

Drexel University Libraries offers many resources for Drexel's veteran students, faculty and staff, but did you know about our Personal Librarian Program? 

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Drexel University Libraries Selected for Research Data Management Pilot  

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on September 6, 2017 - 2:01PM

Drexel University Libraries has been selected to participate in a research data management (RDM) pilot program funded by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) Middle Atlantic Region (MAR).

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Dean's Update: Research Data Management: Summer Stimulations

Submitted on September 6, 2017 - 1:56PM

This month, Dean Nitecki discusses the importance of Research Data Management, a growing topic of interest among librarians.

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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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Q/A with Monica Brown, Drexel University Archives’ First Co-Op Student

Submitted on July 28, 2017 - 7:59AM

Want to know what it's like to work in the archives? We sat down with Monica Brown to find out what she's been doing during her first co-op experience in the University Archives.

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Libraries Have Key Role to Play in Patron Privacy Education

Submitted on July 27, 2017 - 10:58AM

As facilitators of access to information, librarians have a long-standing commitment and ethical obligation to protect patron privacy, and they have an important role to play in educating their patrons about privacy in the digital age.

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Drexel Libraries Staff Shares Summer Picks for Binge-Worthy Books and TV Shows

Submitted on July 26, 2017 - 11:06AM

Looking for a binge-worthy book or TV show to dive into this summer? Check out some of our top picks for summer 2017, and visit the book display in W. W. Hagerty Library.

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Understanding Requirements for Managing Growing Research Outputs

Submitted on July 10, 2017 - 10:55AM

“Big Data” is slowly becoming less overwhelming as a horizon topic for university campus administrators to address.

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Letter from the Communications Manager: A Look Back as We Start to Move Ahead

Submitted on July 10, 2017 - 10:45AM

As the dog days of summer kick into full swing, so do the new fiscal year and the Libraries’ refreshed strategic plan.

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Dean's Update: What’s So Exciting About Hosting a Conference? Conference

Submitted on July 7, 2017 - 10:50AM

The Drexel Libraries is coming down from its high of hosting an international conference in June. 

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Drexel Spotlights Evidence Based Library & Information Practice In the US

Submitted on June 28, 2017 - 10:06AM

Drexel University Libraries hosted the 9th International Evidence Based Library & Information Practice Conference (EBLIP9), held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 18 – June 21, 2017.

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Drexel Libraries and Drexel University Online Partner to Offer New Research Skills Resource

Submitted by Elizabeth Ten Have on June 16, 2017 - 10:50AM

The Drexel University Libraries and Drexel University Online are partnering to provide access to Sage Research Methods Online.

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Updated Libraries Hours: Summer 2017 Schedule

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on June 14, 2017 - 2:30PM

The Libraries will open with reduced service hours on Fridays from June 16 - September 1, 2017.

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Advocacy, Data and the Library

Submitted by Danuta A. Nitecki on June 13, 2017 - 6:06PM

This month, Drexel's Dean of Libraries examines how the library can use data and access to information to affect positive change.

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2017 Day of Giving a Big Success

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on June 12, 2017 - 10:45AM

The Libraries raised nearly $2,000 during Drexel's 2017 Day of Giving.

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Libraries Subscribes to new Law & Legal Information Resource

Submitted by Elizabeth Ten Have on June 12, 2017 - 3:53AM

Drexel University Libraries has initiated a subscription to Westlaw campus Research, a sister product of Westlaw.

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Finals Week Coffee & Coloring

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on June 9, 2017 - 11:50AM

Finals week is fast approaching, and the Libraries is offering coffee, snacks and coloring pages to help you through it.

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