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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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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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Dean's Update: Curators never know who might value an archive

Submitted on October 11, 2018 - 2:08PM

This month, Dean Nitecki reflects on her recent trip to the Canadian Rockies and the importance of preserving our histories.

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Century-Old Drilling Equipment Firm Donates Historical Records to Drexel University Archives

Submitted on October 11, 2018 - 1:51PM

The Drexel University Archives received a donation from Schramm, Inc., a local drilling equipment manufacturer, to store and maintain the company’s historical records.

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Faculty Share Research Stories & Advice During ScholarSnack Panel Discussion

Submitted on October 9, 2018 - 1:55PM

The Libraries kicked off the 2018/2019 ScholarSnack event series with a panel discussion on research and publication success on October 1, 2018.

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You Asked, We Answered: Questions From Drexel Students

Submitted on October 3, 2018 - 2:50PM

We asked Drexel students to write down their questions about the Libraries during the first three weeks of the fall 2018 term. Check out what they asked, along with our responses.

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Fall 2018 CHSTM Fellows Select Drexel Archives for Research

Submitted on October 3, 2018 - 2:43PM

Two more CHSTM research fellows have opted to use Drexel University archives in their research.

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Portable Power Chargers Now Available for Loan in W. W. Hagerty & Hahnemann Libraries

Submitted on October 3, 2018 - 2:40PM

In October, the Drexel Libraries introduced two new tech kiosks in the W. W. Hagerty and Hahnemann Libraries. Now, members of the University community can borrow portable power chargers to charge their laptops, mobile phones, tablets and more.

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Welcoming Another Record-Breaking Class to the Drexel Libraries

Submitted on September 26, 2018 - 1:53PM

The Drexel Libraries attended more than 30 events to help welcome another record-breaking freshmen class to campus.

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Join the Drexel Archives and Archives Month Philly for Two Exciting Events this October

Submitted on September 25, 2018 - 1:27PM

This October, celebrate American Archives Month with the Drexel University Archives and Archives Month Philly!

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Letter from the Editor: New Look, Same Commitment

Submitted on September 6, 2018 - 11:13AM

We gave our monthly newsletter a facelift!

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Dean's Update: Changes Inspire Intentional Engagement with Information

Submitted on September 5, 2018 - 10:49AM

In this issue of In Circulation, we look at some of the changes the Drexel Libraries is introducing to inspire engagement with information.

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NLM Associate Fellow Joins Drexel Libraries for One-Year Appointment

Submitted on September 4, 2018 - 11:47AM

This month, the Libraries welcomed Shannon Sheridan, an Associate Fellow of the National Library of Medicine, to campus.

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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.

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BrowZine Update: Get Articles Delivered Directly to Your Device

Submitted on September 3, 2018 - 12:04PM

Browzine is new and improved!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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