Dean’s Kitchen Table Talks Continue to Inspire Staff Engagement and New Ideas
Submitted on January 7, 2019 - 9:07AM
Last September, Danuta Nitecki hosted the second series of her Dean’s Kitchen Table Talks, bringing together Libraries staff for informal conversations around the employee kitchen table.
Open Textbook Workshops Held on Campus
Submitted on December 7, 2018 - 2:11PM
This month, the Drexel Libraries welcomed leaders from the Open Textbook Network to campus for its first series of open textbook workshops.
Panelists Help Drexel Faculty and Students Understand Open Access Publishing
Submitted on December 7, 2018 - 2:08PM
The Drexel Libraries and the Graduate College co-hosted an Open Access panel discussion on November 29, 2018.
Drexel University Libraries joins Open Textbook Network
Submitted on August 3, 2018 - 11:28AM
This summer, the Drexel Libraries joined the Open Textbook Network (OTN), a global consortium of academic institutions that works to promote access, affordability and student success using open textbooks.
Drexel Libraries Launches New Fellows Program
Submitted on February 7, 2018 - 1:27PM
The Libraries is tapping the enthusiasm and expertise of Drexel faculty through its new Drexel Libraries Fellows program.
Partnership with the Libraries Expands Public Health Professionals’ Toolkit: Q/A with Nancy Epstein, MPH, MAHL
Submitted on February 1, 2018 - 4:07PM
In January, Communications Manager Stacy Stanislaw sat down with Nancy E. Epstein, MPH, MAHL, Associate Professor in the Department of Community Health and Prevention, Dornsife School of Public Health, to talk about her work with the Libraries.
Drexel’s AIAA Student Chapter Looks to the Libraries for Information & Inspiration
Submitted on January 31, 2018 - 4:10PM
This winter, members of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) student section at Drexel University will be busy designing a personal flying device for the GoFly Challenge, with a little help from the Libraries.
Kitchen Table Talks Generate New Ideas for Addressing Libraries’ Strategic Objectives
Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw (she / her / hers) on January 10, 2018 - 3:32PM
Last fall, Libraries staff attended a series of small group meetings to informally discuss ways to address the Libraries' strategic objectives for 2017 - 2022.
Drexel Libraries to Upgrade Campus System for Managing and Discovering Information Resources
Submitted on December 1, 2017 - 10:54AM
The Drexel University Libraries recently completed an agreement with Ex Libris to subscribe to its innovative library management system called Alma Library Services Platform.
Resource Sharing Team Ensures Cost-Effective Access to Information Resources: An Interview with Lynda Sadusky, Resource Sharing Librarian
Submitted 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.
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.
Drexel Libraries Promotes Open Access on Campus
Submitted 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.
Moving from 'Building Collections' to 'Ensuring Access'
Submitted 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.