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Parke R. Kolbe and the Fascination of Unattainable Goals

Submitted by Rob Sieczkiewicz on April 13, 2011 - 8:00AM

This essay about Parke R. Kolbe is the third in a series about Drexel's presidents, marking the inauguration of John A. Fry.

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Veterans' Day exhibition now on display in the Main Building

Submitted by Rob Sieczkiewicz on November 9, 2009 - 9:00AM

Be sure to step up to the third floor to see the University Archives' newest exhibition, Scholars who Served: a History of Drexel's Veterans.

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New Exhibition in the Creese Student Center and Online!

Submitted by Laurie Rizzo on August 18, 2009 - 10:37AM

Please stop by the lobby of the Creese Student Center to see an exhibition titled: The Enriched Collegiate Experience: Historical Photographs of Student Clubs, Teams, Organizations, and Events.

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Winter ScholarSnack Discussion Inspires Next Libraries Event

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on April 3, 2018 - 10:39AM

The 2018 winter ScholarSnack event gathered students, faculty and staff from several different colleges and departments in the Dragons’ Learning Den to answer the question, “What inspires your quest for life-long learning?

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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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W. W. Hagerty Library Open for Nine Straight Days

Submitted by Jenny James Lee on December 1, 2011 - 10:11AM

It's that time of year again - and no - we don't mean the Holidays. It is finals week at Drexel, and we're busy getting ready for the influx of students who use the Libraries to prepare for exams.
  • W. W. Hagerty Library will be open 24/7 between Thursday, December 1 at 7:30 AM - Friday, December 9 at 10 PM.
  • The Library Learning Terrace will be open 24/7 between Sunday, December 4 at noon - Friday, December 9 at 5 PM.
For this last week of the fall term the Libraries hours change to remain open around the clock, offering students learning spaces whenever best suits their needs. It also means that you must have a valid, current Dragon Card to enter the Libraries. Best of luck on exams!

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24/7 at W. W. Hagerty Library & The Library Learning Terrace

Submitted by Jenny James Lee on December 1, 2011 - 9:56AM

We'll help you get through Finals Week with extended hours. If you like to study at 7 AM, 5 PM, Midnight or 2 AM - we're open!
  • W. W. Hagerty Library will be open 24/7 between Thursday, December 1 at 7:30 AM - Friday, December 9 at 10 PM.
  • The Library Learning Terrace will be open 24/7 between Sunday, December 4 at noon - Friday, December 9 at 5 PM.
During this period only CURRENT Drexel students, faculty & staff can enter the building. DragonCards are required for entry.

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24/7 at the Library beginning August 25th

Submitted by Jenny James Lee on August 19, 2011 - 6:59PM

Whether you like to study at 7 AM, 1 PM, or 3 AM - we've got the space for you. The following Library spaces will remain open around the clock for final's week. Library Learning Terrace Open 24/7 beginning Sunday, August 28th at 10 AM W. W. Hagerty Library Open 24/7 beginning Thursday, August 25th Bookmark Cafe Where have you been...we're always open 24/7! During Finals' Week the Bookmark Cafe entrance will remain closed. Please enter through the library entrance.   Library hours will return to normal after Finals have completed.

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Finals: Spring 2011

Submitted by Ellie Goldberg on August 12, 2011 - 1:56AM

There is a banner on my computer. 'For finals we are making room...' for June 2nd through 11th.' That was six weeks ago! Thanks for writing and alerting us to the oversight. We'll be sure to double check and update the banners on all of the library computers.

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Learning Terrace Hours

Submitted by Ellie Goldberg on June 20, 2011 - 5:58PM

The Library Learning Terrace is undergoing some TLC in its infancy, and it will be closed for the first week of classes. We're looking into repairing a plumbing problem. When the plumbing is back up and running, the learning terrace will be too--in all of its 24-hour, learning-ready glory. Still need 24/7 study space in University City? Check out the Bookmark Cafe for 'round-the-clock study space, and sometimes a taco!

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Library Learning Terrace is 24/7

Submitted by Ellie Goldberg on June 8, 2011 - 5:41PM

Looking for some quality study space? Have you tried the Library Learning Terrace? It's open 24/7 now through the end of finals. And starting next term, the Library Learning Terrace will be dedicated learning space. The space is already getting a lot of great use. There are plentiful electric outlets, and all of the furniture, whiteboards, and partitions are moveable, so you can adapt the space to your needs. Please check it out and let us know what you think.

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Hagerty Library 24/7

Submitted by Ellie Goldberg on May 23, 2011 - 7:08PM

During Drexel's Final Exam Period (June 2-June 11), Hagerty Library* will be open 24/7 for all current students, faculty, and staff. During this time the library will be closed to the general public, alumni, and reciprocal university affiliates (University of the Sciences of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, and Temple University). The library will reopen to everyone on Monday June 13. Anyone needing special access during this time should contact the Circulation Desk (215) 895-2767 or circulat@drexel.edu. Reciprocal university affiliates and alumni with Drexel University Library cards may request and retrieve books from the Circulation Desk with prior arrangements. * Except for the Bookmark Cafe, which will be open to the public Monday - Friday 11AM - 5PM for access to the Taco Bell Express.

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24/7: It's on

Submitted by Ellie Goldberg on March 10, 2011 - 9:41PM

Hagerty Library is now open 24 hours/day, everyday, until the end of finals. Need a place to study at 3am? We're it. To accommodate Drexel's studying masses, Hagerty is also closed to Alumni, guests from affiliated universities, and members of the public until Monday, March 21st.

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Reserve your time on MediaScape

Submitted by Ellie Goldberg on February 10, 2011 - 11:12PM

Have you been eyeballing the new MediaScape work station near Hagerty's front door? Drooling over the cool collaborative tools that allow multiple users to plug into one screen? Can't get your turn at the table because it's just too crowded? We understand your dilemma, and that's why we've added MediaScape to the room reservation system. If you want to use the MediaScape with your project mates, just log in and enter your reservation information. The MediaScape will be yours for the using until your time's up and the next lucky group gets to collaborate in style.

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Reserve a Room; Get it Done

Submitted by Ellie Goldberg on January 21, 2011 - 10:11PM

When's the last time you reserved a group study room at the library? If it was last term, you're in for a treat. We've updated our room reservation system to be easier to use and even friendlier than before. Check it out. You'll be hooked. And booked! : ) And don't forget you can rent laptops and projectors for those rooms at the circulation desk. Come on by, flash us your ID, and we'll get you everything you need for a productive group study session.

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