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New Library Website Cheat Sheet

Submitted on September 19, 2014 - 6:46PM

Looking for that tried-and-true resource in the new website? We've listed the most popular tools from the previous website and how you can get to them.

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New Website, Repository, Library Guides, and More!

Submitted on September 19, 2014 - 4:24PM

Notice something different around here? We've got a new website, repository, library guides, and more. Read on for an introduction and orientation to our reengineering of the Drexel University Libraries' online landscape.

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Library Catalog Scheduled Downtime on September 15, 2014

Submitted on September 11, 2014 - 5:03PM

On Monday, September 15, 2014 from approximately 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the library catalog (called Books & More on the library web site) will be down for service.

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Scheduled Course Reserves Outage - 9/4/2013

Submitted on September 3, 2013 - 2:16PM

A newer version of ARES (the Libraries' course reserves system) will be installed Wednesday, September 4th. While the installation is in progress, there will be no access to library electronic course reserves. Students will be unable to access course reserves and professors will be unable to place course reserves requests. This outage will start at 9 AM and should take no longer than 2 hours.

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EZ Borrow Downtime: Friday, 9am - noon

Submitted on April 9, 2009 - 4:28PM

E-Z Borrow has been hard at work getting you those must-have items from other libraries as quickly as possible. But hard workers need naps from time to time, and E-Z Borrow's will be the morning of Friday, April 10th from 9am to noon. Can't find what you're looking for at Hagerty? Get your request in before 9am on Friday, or come back at noon, when E-Z Borrow will be refreshed and ready to take your order.

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Discover Open Access Resources in Engineering

Submitted on October 21, 2019 - 2:49PM

In celebration of Open Access Week, Librarian Jay Bhatt shares his list of go-to Engineering Open Textbooks.

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Four Drexel Students Test Their Peers' Research Knowledge in the Knovel Academic Challenge

Submitted on October 8, 2015 - 8:49AM

The Fall Knovel Academic Challenge launched on Monday, September 28th at midnight, kicking off five weeks of questions to challenge STEM students in engineering concepts and questions. Each week, students are challenged to answer new problem sets, learn more about engineering resources and in doing so are entered to win prizes. There are four Drexel students who aren't invited to participate in this year's challenge - because they designed the questions. The questions utilize Libraries resources and test students' research knowledge.

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Faculty from Morocco on State Department Tour visit Libraries

Submitted by Jenny James Lee on December 2, 2011 - 3:57PM

Faculty members and the dean of Morocco's School of Information Science (ESI) visited Drexel University Libraries on Thursday, December 1, 2011, as a part of their tour of Philadelphia, sponsored by the Department of State's International Visitor Leadership Program.

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Digital@Drexel Presentation and Showcase Event Highlights Digital Projects at Drexel

Submitted on November 21, 2011 - 4:15PM

Over a dozen digital projects were on display at the Digital@Drexel Presentation and Showcase event on Friday, November 18th at W. W. Hagerty Library. 

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Health Sciences Librarians Work with 11th Street Family Health Services Center

Submitted on September 19, 2011 - 7:25PM

A joint researching team from The iSchool at Drexel and the Drexel University Libraries, including Kathleen Turner, Linda M. G. Katz, Gary Childs and Lenore Hardy, participated in a grant-funded project entitled 'Increasing Parental Health Literacy to Optimize Pregnancy Outcomes,' from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region.

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3/30/11 - ACRL Networking Event

Submitted on February 10, 2011 - 3:08PM

The iSchool at Drexel & Drexel University Libraries invite you to enjoy an evening of conversation and refreshments with colleagues and future academic librarians.

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Drexel Libraries Expands Efforts to Promote Diversity, Inclusion and Equality

Submitted on July 8, 2020 - 11:28AM

With issues of race and systemic racism at the forefront of conversations around the country, institutions like the Drexel Libraries are critically examining their programs and services, focusing on both new and established efforts to combat racism and promote its core values of diversity, equity and inclusion.

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Test the New Esploro Research Services Platform

Submitted on July 8, 2020 - 11:23AM

The Drexel University Libraries is seeking Drexel faculty and researchers to test and evaluate Esploro, a new research services platform from Ex Libris.

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Dean’s Update: What’s a Win These Days?

Submitted on July 8, 2020 - 11:20AM

This month, Dean Nitecki reflects on "adjustment fatigue" during COVID-19 and explores the importance of recognizing short-term wins to stay motivated.

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Working & Learning During a Pandemic: Q/A with Tiffany Harris, Marketing & Communications Co-Op

Submitted on July 8, 2020 - 9:37AM

This month, we sat down the Libraries' first-ever Marketing and Communications co-op, Tiffany Harris, to discuss her role at DUL, her background, and remote work and recruitment.

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University Archives Launches Project to Document Drexel’s Response to COVID-19

Submitted on July 7, 2020 - 10:06AM

This spring, the Drexel University Libraries, led by staff from the University Archives, launched Pandemic Stories, a project to document how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the Drexel community.

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Drexel University Libraries Helps Connect Dragons During Virtual Day of Giving Event

Submitted on June 29, 2020 - 9:20AM

For the University's fifth annual Day of Giving, the Drexel Libraries contributed to student success by connecting the University’s past with the present through a special edition of its “Films from the Archives” event series.

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Libraries Staff Share Resources to Commemorate Juneteenth

Submitted on June 17, 2020 - 2:43PM

To commemorate Juneteenth, Drexel Libraries staff compiled a list of resources they have found informative, inspiring, and thought-provoking that document Juneteenth and the systemic racism that affects BIPOC.

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Dean's Update: Challenges of planning for a future with COVID-19

Submitted on June 15, 2020 - 6:13PM

This month, Dean Nitecki explores how a global pandemic has changed the Libraries' priorities and the way it frames the challenges of planning for the future.

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Drexel Libraries Looks to Zoom to Continue Its Tradition of 'Toasting the End of the Academic Term' During COVID-19

Submitted on June 10, 2020 - 6:12PM

On June 8, sixty one participants came together via Zoom to recreate the stimulating break from the academic grind for which ScholarSip is known, just online.

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Congratulations Drexel University Class of 2020!

Submitted on June 10, 2020 - 11:13AM

We give special thanks and congratulations to the Libraries’ student workers who make up the Class of 2020. Congrats Class of 2020!

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Scheduled Outage: Interlibrary Loan & Course Reserve Systems Unavailable June 15 – 19, 2020

Submitted on June 8, 2020 - 2:26PM

Due to scheduled server upgrades, interlibrary loan and course reserve systems will be unavailableJune 15 - 19, 2020.

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Summer 2020: Drexel Libraries' Hours & Remote Services

Submitted on June 8, 2020 - 11:30AM

The Drexel Libraries’ physical locations will remain closed through the summer term, and staff continue to work remotely to support the Drexel community.

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Ignite the Power of Drexel Dragons by Uniting with the Past During an Online Edition of 'Films from the Archives'

Submitted on June 8, 2020 - 11:22AM

June 24 is Drexel University’s 24 Hours of Impact and we are inviting Dragons everywhere to come together to support our current students by connecting to the past with a special online edition of Films from the Archives!

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Drexel’s Annual Authors Event Held Remotely During Global Pandemic

Submitted on June 3, 2020 - 6:06PM

The Drexel Libraries and the Office of the Provost co-hosted the 8th annual Celebrating Drexel Authors event on Tuesday, June 2. But this year's event looked different than year's past -- it was held entirely online.

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ScholarSip with Professor Banu Onaral Rescheduled for June 8, 2020

Submitted on May 15, 2020 - 9:23AM

Campus may be closed, but the spring ScholarSip event will still go on, just remotely!

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Dean's Update: New Opportunities to Increase the Visibility of Libraries 

Submitted on May 7, 2020 - 1:02PM

This month, Dean Nitecki explores the importance of promoting the value of libraries, as well as what makes a library an essential and key component to a university's success.

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Modeling a Collaborative & Sustainable Library During COVID-19

Submitted on May 5, 2020 - 3:58PM

The current public health crisis has made the need for collaboration even more apparent, and librarians are looking to each other to find innovative ways to help their clients through these challenging times.

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11th Annual Library Celebration Awards Ceremony Held Online During COVID-19

Submitted on May 4, 2020 - 1:29PM

Drexel's campus is closed, but that didn't stop the Libraries from hosting its annual Library Celebration Awards. This year, the Libraries hosted the awards ceremony online.

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