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Drexel Libraries Partners with Psychology Department to Host 'I am Psyched!' Traveling Exhibit

Submitted on February 3, 2017 - 9:00AM

A pop-up exhibit from the American Psychological Association that uses the history of psychology to engage girls of color in the profession will be on display in the W. W. Hagerty Library later this month.

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Social Media Event to Highlight the Importance of Data

Submitted on February 2, 2017 - 9:00AM

Drexel Libraries will participate in the 2nd annual "Love Your Data Week," an online social media event that raises awareness of data management, data sharing and data preservation.

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Data Services Program Expands Partnerships Across Drexel

Submitted on January 11, 2017 - 2:53PM

The Data Services Program offers faculty, staff and students additional support in navigating data for research or classwork.

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Dean's Update: Introducing a New Editor

Submitted on January 11, 2017 - 1:35PM

This month, Danuta A. Nitecki, Dean of Libraries, rings in the New Year with a brief introduction to the Libraries' new Communications Manager, Stacy Stanislaw.

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Calling all Drexel Authors and Editors!

Submitted on January 11, 2017 - 12:40PM

The fifth annual Celebrating Drexel Authors event is just a few months away. Let us know if you have written or edited a book in 2016 to be included in this year's program.

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I am Psyched! exhibit coming to Drexel University Libraries

Submitted on January 11, 2017 - 12:34PM

Save the date! The American Psychological Association's I Am Psyched! exhibit is coming to Drexel Libraries in February.

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Q/A with Stacy Stanislaw, Communications Manager

Submitted on January 11, 2017 - 3:39AM

Sarah Rich interviews the Libraries' newest team member, Stacy Stanislaw, to learn more about her plans for raising awareness of the Libraries.

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Building Drexel: Photographs from the Archives

Submitted on January 11, 2017 - 1:43AM

As part of the University's 125th anniversary celebrations, the Libraries has curated an exhibit of Drexel photographs from 1891 to today.

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Understanding and Applying Levels of Evidence Hierarchies

Submitted on January 11, 2017 - 1:37AM

In December, Drexel Librarians attended a session on levels of evidence hierarchies to help them expand their understanding of the topic so they can further support the Drexel community.

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Updated Library Hours: Winter Break Schedule

Submitted on December 19, 2016 - 3:07PM

All Drexel University Libraries will be closed Friday, December 23 through Monday, January 2. The Libraries will reopen on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.

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Dean's Update: Joining the Drexel 125th Anniversary Celebrations

Submitted on December 7, 2016 - 3:42PM

The month, Dean Nitecki shares information about how the Libraries are celebrating Drexel's 125th Anniversary.

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New LibGuides Strengthen Drexel Scholarship

Submitted on December 7, 2016 - 3:16PM

As part of Open Access Week, the Libraries have released their new Scholarly Communications Library Guides.

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Measuring Scholarly Impact

Submitted on December 7, 2016 - 3:06PM

New analytics - like InCites - make it easier to measure scholarly impact.

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Library Space Fosters Research Connections

Submitted on December 7, 2016 - 1:57PM

Renovations of the Libraries' spaces seek to offer environments that are inclusive for all campus members. In just such an effort, the Dean's conference room was redesigned and made available in 2013 as the Research Connections Room located on W. W. Hagerty Library's second floor.

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1891 Property Indenture Comes Home to Drexel

Submitted on December 7, 2016 - 9:16AM

Drexel University Archives has received an important property record from 1891 that helps to document the University's founding.

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Dean's Update: Celebrating Drexel's 125th Anniversary

Submitted on November 2, 2016 - 9:08AM

In this month's "Dean's Update," Dean Nitecki explains how the Drexel Libraries contributed to the book Building Drexel: The University & Its City, 1891 - 2016.

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Census Data Workshops at the Libraries

Submitted on November 1, 2016 - 4:24PM

This October, the Libraries continued its workshop series on finding census data.

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Professional Development Guides Growth

Submitted on November 1, 2016 - 3:42PM

The Libraries is committed to supporting staff personal growth  through professional training events and meetings.

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Engineering Academic Challenge

Submitted on November 1, 2016 - 3:35PM

How can play be transformed into learning? Over the past few weeks, the W.W. Hagerty Library's Data Visualization Zone has hosted three 'Engineering Academic Challenge' events that have sought to answer this very question. Developed entirely by six Drexel engineering students and Liaison Librarian for Engineering Jay Bhatt, the Engineering Academic Challenge is a game centered around five trans-disciplinary themes that is now being played by people around the world.

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Quicker Entrance, Improved Study Space in W.W. Hagerty Library

Submitted on October 4, 2016 - 8:47AM

This August, the entrance and ajoining area in W. W. Hagerty Library were updated to make entering the Library easier.

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Dean's Update: Less Is More

Submitted on October 3, 2016 - 11:40AM

Dean Nitecki shares her thoughts about the idea "less is more" and how the phrase relates to the Drexel Libraries in the October Dean's Update.

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Libraries Welcomes New Students to Campus

Submitted on October 3, 2016 - 10:55AM

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Libraries Participates in Panel on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Submitted on October 3, 2016 - 10:53AM

On September 26, the Libraries sponsored a panel discussion on innovation and entrepreneurship at the Graduate School Lounge.

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Change to E-ZBorrow Renewals

Submitted on October 3, 2016 - 10:44AM

The Libraries has revised its E-ZBorrow policy to allow for an additional renewal period for 'E-ZBorrow' materials.

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Looking for Video? AVON Is Here!

Submitted on October 3, 2016 - 10:38AM

The Libraries has initiated a site license for Academic video Online: Premium (AVON), the largest and most comprehensive video subscription collection available to libraries.

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Q&A with Deb Morley, Director of Data & Digital Stewardship

Submitted on October 3, 2016 - 2:42AM

Earlier this year, the Libraries launched the Data and Digital Stewardship division. Director of this new division, Deb Morley fills us in on what this program is all about and how it is taking Drexel University Libraries into the future.

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Libraries Launches New Data Services Program

Submitted on September 14, 2016 - 3:00PM

On September 1st the Libraries launched a new Data Services program as part of its evolving activities within the Data and Digital Stewardship division. This new division, led by director Deb Morley, has migrated the work of the Libraries' former Research Data Services Support task force into a matrixed organization focusing on improving services and tools to help Drexel researchers effectively manage their research data output.

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Dean's Update: September Memories

Submitted on September 14, 2016 - 3:00PM

I suspect that many of us associate September with the new academic school year. My own most vivid recollections include opening a box of new, sharp-tipped crayons in grade school and wrapping the covers of school-issued textbooks with flattened paper shopping bags in high school. Having these fresh school supplies at the start of the year somehow gave a special energy to all the reading and writing that I knew was to come.

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Shifting Collections: Oversize Books

Submitted on September 14, 2016 - 3:00PM

An expansion of the library's collection of oversize items is currently ongoing and is expected to be completed by the end of next month. When completed, the expanded oversize collection will see additions pulled from all parts of the collection.

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PALCI Reciprocal Borrowing Extends Information Access

Submitted on September 14, 2016 - 3:00PM

The Libraries is working with regional partners to provide our faculty, students and staff with on-site access and borrowing privileges at a number of local institutions--extending direct user access to hundreds of thousands of print resources at very little cost.

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