Welcome Drexel Dragons!
Submitted on September 4, 2018 - 11:12AM
Welcome to Drexel, Freshmen! Now that you’re officially a Dragon, you probably have lots of questions, including, “Where is the library and how will it help me?!” Stop by during Welcome Week, and we'll get you the information you need to kick off your academic career at Drexel.
BrowZine Update: Get Articles Delivered Directly to Your Device
Submitted on September 3, 2018 - 12:04PM
Browzine is new and improved!
PolicyMap, GIS Data & Mapping Tool, Now Available
Submitted on August 31, 2018 - 11:44AM
Members of the Drexel community can now access PolicyMap, a GIS data and mapping tool, through the Libraries.
Drexel Libraries Adds Proceedings Papers & Book Citations Indices to Web of Science Access
Submitted on August 31, 2018 - 11:27AM
The Drexel Libraries is pleased to announce the addition of two new collections to its Web of Science subscription: the Conference Proceedings Papers Citation Index and the Book Citation Index.
Area Teens Join Drexel Libraries Staff through Summer Internship Program
Submitted on August 8, 2018 - 11:45AM
The Drexel Libraries hired two high school student interns this summer as part of the WorkReady Philadelphia Program.
NOTICE: Power Outage Scheduled for W. W. Hagerty Library on August 11, 2018
Submitted on August 8, 2018 - 11:25AM
Due to the Wawa construction project at 34th & Market Streets, the W. W. Hagerty Library will close at 8:00 PM on Saturday, August 11, 2018, with no 24/7 service.
Campus Community Offers Informal Assessments of Libraries Spaces
Submitted on August 8, 2018 - 8:44AM
This summer, Drexel students, faculty and administrators met with the Dean of Libraries for informal conversations about the future of the Libraries' physical spaces.
Libraries Faculty Fellows Evolve Into Advocates
Submitted on August 7, 2018 - 11:45AM
The inaugural Libraries Faculty Fellows Program ended in June, and the first group of faculty has already volunteered to continue their focused projects and form a cohort of Libraries Advocates.
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.
Dean's Update: In Preparation
Submitted on August 3, 2018 - 11:11AM
August is that transition month that carries expectations of lazy days of summer before the busy start of a new academic year in September. This month, the Dean of Libraries takes a moment to look at what the Libraries is doing “in preparation” for the 2018/2019 academic year.
"Renew Online" and Other Features Temporarily Unavailable, July 30 to August 13
Submitted on July 30, 2018 - 8:20AM
From July 30 to August 13, Libraries clients will not be able to renew books online through their “My Library Accounts” as we work to upgrade our systems.
Dean's Update: Crafting cool new evidence in the heat of summer
Submitted on July 11, 2018 - 1:26PM
This month, we continue to explore the Libraries' transformation into a model organization, with a focus on the new ways we're telling the story of that transformation and its impact on Drexel.
Staff challenged to find new ways of telling the story of the Libraries’ transformation
Submitted on July 3, 2018 - 3:39PM
During the Libraries' spring all-staff meeting, staff members came together to brainstorm new ways of demonstrating the Libraries’ contributions to Drexel.
Q&A with Sarah Newhouse, Drexel Libraries’ First Digital Archivist
Submitted on July 3, 2018 - 1:26PM
Learn more about the Libraries' new Digital Archivist, Sarah Newhouse, and her plans for the management of Drexel's digital assets as she takes on this exciting new role.
New library system to improve information discovery and research experiences
Submitted on June 29, 2018 - 11:37AM
The Drexel University Libraries is modernizing its automated systems to improve information discovery and research experiences.
Libraries Staff Honor Student "Super Heroes"
Submitted on June 14, 2018 - 10:25AM
Members of the Print Resources Access Management and Client Services departments recently held a special celebration to recognize the 2017/2018 student workers for their hard work and dedication to the Libraries.
Dean’s Update: Librarians are Challenged to Engage Learners to Develop Information-Savvy Habits
Submitted on June 5, 2018 - 3:23PM
The June issue of In Circulation focuses on several Libraries events and workshops and how they inspire the quest for life-long learning.
Drexel Libraries to Replace Online Library Catalog with Summon Search Tool
Submitted on June 4, 2018 - 10:33AM
This August, the Drexel University Libraries will fully replace its online library catalog with the search tool Summon.
Drexel Implements Online-Only Submission Process for All Theses & Dissertations
Submitted on June 4, 2018 - 10:27AM
In April, the Drexel University Libraries, the Graduate College and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Professional Studies (GSBSPS) implemented an electronic-only submission process for all graduate theses and dissertations.
CHSTM Fellows Select Drexel Archives for Research
Submitted on June 4, 2018 - 12:00AM
This year, two Consotrium for History of Science, Technology and Medicine research fellows opted to use Drexel's archive collections in their research.
Libraries’ Competition Puts Students’ Information Literacy Skills to the Test
Submitted on June 1, 2018 - 1:57PM
This spring, the Drexel Libraries hosted a new competition based on the famous ice-breaker Two Truths and One Lie.
General Data Protection Regulation Goes into Effect
Submitted on May 29, 2018 - 11:07AM
The new European Union General Data Protection Regulation went into effect on May 25th, 2018. Learn more about what this means for you.
Drexel Libraries Raises Nearly $5,000 During 2018 Day of Giving
Submitted on May 3, 2018 - 12:00AM
The Drexel Libraries received a record number of donations during the University's 2018 24 Hours of Impact campaign.
Dean's Update: April Showers Bring May Flowers
Submitted on May 3, 2018 - 12:00AM
This month's issue of In Circulation highlights how people fuel an organization through both contributions to make the Libraries what it is and expressions offered to appreciate the results.
Staff Knowledge of Book Repair Techniques Still Vital to the Libraries
Submitted on April 30, 2018 - 12:00AM
Earlier this year, two members of the Libraries staff attended a two-day book repair workshop hosted by Gratz College and the Tri-State College Library Cooperative.
Faculty-Librarian Collaborations Embody “The Drexel Difference:” An Interview with Karyn E. Holt
Submitted on April 27, 2018 - 12:00AM
This month, we spoke with Drexel Professor Karyn Holt to find out what it's like to work remotely from Alaska and how she effectively collaborates with Liaison Librarian Gary Childs.
Libraries Staff and Student Workers Recognized for Outstanding Achievements During 9th Annual Awards Ceremony
Submitted on April 26, 2018 - 2:15PM
The Drexel Libraries hosted its annual Library Celebration Awards ceremony on Tuesday, April 24. This year recognized four Libraries staff and students for their hard work and projects completed in 2017.
Dean’s Update: Students Impact the Libraries’ Continuing Transformations
Submitted on April 4, 2018 - 10:37AM
This month, In Circulation explores the many contributions Drexel students make to the Libraries.