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Winter ScholarSnack Discussion Inspires Next Libraries Event

Submitted 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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Philadelphia-area Librarians Explore the Future of Libraries During 2-Day Workshop

Submitted on April 3, 2018 - 10:34AM

In March, three liaison librarians attended the ARL's Liaison Institute, a program that focuses on examining the evolving role of subject and functional librarians within research libraries, held at Temple University.

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Library Explorers to Help Raise Student Awareness of Drexel Libraries

Submitted on April 2, 2018 - 10:38AM

The Drexel University Libraries recently launched a new program that gives students an opportunity to help communicate the Libraries’ tools, services and expertise on campus.

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Inspiring the Next Generation of Librarians: A Q/A with Jesse Webster, Drexel Libraries Employee & MLIS Student

Submitted on April 2, 2018 - 10:26AM

This month, Stacy Stanislaw spoke with Jesse Webster, Specialist I for Online Resources Support, to learn more about his personal journey from undergraduate library student worker to full-time Libraries employee and graduate student.

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Drexel Libraries Welcomes International Visitors to Campus

Submitted on April 2, 2018 - 10:10AM

This winter, the Drexel University Libraries welcomed several international researchers and librarians to campus to chat with staff and learn more about the Libraries' various programs and projects.

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Pilot Project Helps University Librarians Assess and Improve Drexel’s Research Data Management Practice

Submitted on March 7, 2018 - 12:22PM

The Drexel Libraries has been utilizing tools made available through an NNLM/MAR pilot program to better understand Drexel researchers' RDM practices. 

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Dean's Update: Connection is Core to Libraries

Submitted on March 7, 2018 - 12:21PM

This month's issue of In Circulation highlights a few recent activities that the Drexel University Libraries has undertaken that illustrate the practice of  making, and preserving connections.

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'Love Data Week' Connects Drexel to Research Data Resources and Data Stories

Submitted on March 6, 2018 - 8:21AM

The Drexel University Libraries participated in the third annual Love Data Week event, sharing practical tips, resources and stories to help researchers use good data practices.

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Drexel Honors Faculty, Staff and Student Authors and Editors at 2018 Annual Event

Submitted on March 2, 2018 - 8:17AM

In February, the Drexel Libraries and the Office of the Provost hosted the 6th annual Celebrating Drexel Libraries event, which recognized 55 book authors and editors and 24 journal article authors who published their works during the 2017 calendar year.

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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. 

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Dean's Update: A Philly Spirit of Collaboration

Submitted on February 6, 2018 - 1:12PM

Collaboration is characteristic of all libraries and the experiences they foster. This issue of In Circulation illustrates that trait in action at the Drexel Libraries.

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And the Oscar goes to...

Submitted on February 6, 2018 - 9:50AM

A display of past Oscar winners and nominees is now on display on the first floor of the W. W. Hagerty Library!

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2018 ICPSR Summer Program: Raise your Quantitative Methods Game to the Next Level!

Submitted on February 5, 2018 - 3:29PM

Registration for the 2018 Summer Program is now open, and the Libraries is here to help members of the Drexel community navigate this year's sessions as well as the ICPSR's numerous other resources and events.

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Queen Lane Library’s Leisure DVD Collection Relocated to Stacks

Submitted on February 2, 2018 - 12:02PM

Libraries staff recently moved the Queen Lane Library's leisure DVD collection to a new location.

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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.

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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.

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Drexel Librarians Offer Support for Participants in Congressional Data Challenge

Submitted on January 24, 2018 - 4:35PM

Drexel’s liaison librarians are available to provide subject matter expertise for coders participating in the Congressional Data Challenge.

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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.

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Libraries Resources Update: January 2018

Submitted on January 10, 2018 - 3:09PM

Check out the latest additions to the Libraries' resources.

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Dean's Update: The Library, A Platform for the Life-Long Quest for Learning

Submitted on January 10, 2018 - 11:25AM

In the January issue of In Circulation, we focus on the Libraries' third strategic initiative: Inspiring the Quest for Life-Long Learning.

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Transformation of Hagerty Library’s 24/7 Space Continues with New Name, New Equipment

Submitted on January 9, 2018 - 3:38PM

The Drexel Libraries has continued the transformation of the 24/7 space in the W. W. Hagerty Library with the addition of new furniture and a new name!

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Drexel Libraries Integrates Research Workshop into English 102 Courses

Submitted on January 8, 2018 - 11:41AM

In September, the Drexel University Libraries introduced a new workshop for freshmen students to introduce them to the variety of services available through the Libraries.

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Yury Gogotsi Reflects on the Importance of Disseminating Scholarly Research During Fall 2017 ScholarSip Event

Submitted on January 8, 2018 - 11:14AM

This fall, the Drexel University Libraries welcomed Yury Gogotsi as the guest speaker at the first ScholarSip event of the 2017/2018 academic year.

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Did You Publish or Edit a Monograph in 2017? We Want to Hear About It!

Submitted on January 4, 2018 - 10:55AM

Did You Publish or Edit a Monograph in 2017? Send us your citation information to be recognized during the 6th annual Celebrating Drexel Authors event.

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Updated Libraries Hours: Winter Break Schedule

Submitted on December 20, 2017 - 3:57PM

All Drexel Libraries will close at 2:00 PM on Friday, December 22, 2017.

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Dean’s Update: The Libraries Helps Drexel Shape Future Scholarship

Submitted on December 6, 2017 - 11:00AM

In the December issue of In Circulation, we focus on another Libraries' strategic initiative: Shaping Future Scholarship.

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Increasing Access to Drexel Research Outputs Strengthens Contributions to Scholarship

Submitted on December 5, 2017 - 11:01AM

For a research university like Drexel, capturing and disseminating research output is essential, albeit challenging. The advent of institutional repositories has made it significantly easier for organizations to promote and share their scholarly outputs with a global audience.

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Libraries Resources Update: December 2017

Submitted on December 1, 2017 - 3:18PM

The Drexel University Libraries is pleased to begin a new, recurring article series that highlights new and changed resources licensed or purchased for the Drexel community. 

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Students Share Stories and Feedback about the Libraries at Fall 2017 ScholarSnack

Submitted on December 1, 2017 - 11:03AM

More than 25 students gathered in the W. W. Hagerty Library to participate in the Drexel Libraries' fourth ScholarSnack, which focused on stimulating open and honest conversations about informal learning activities and engagement with the Libraries.

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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. 

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