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New Website, Repository, Library Guides, and More!

Submitted by Spencer Lamm 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 by Spencer Lamm 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 by Jenny James Lee 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 by Ellie Goldberg 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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Pilot Project Helps University Librarians Assess and Improve Drexel’s Research Data Management Practice

Submitted by Abby Adamczyk, Janice Masud-Paul 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 by Stacy Stanislaw 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 by Stacy Stanislaw 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 by Kenneth Fisher 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 by Kathleen Turner 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 by Kenneth Fisher 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 by Stacy Stanislaw 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 by Stacy Stanislaw 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 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 by Ann Yurcaba 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 by Elise Ferer 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 by Stacy Stanislaw 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 by Deb Morley 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 by Stacy Stanislaw 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 by Ann Yurcaba 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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Drexel Students Rank First Among US Institutions in Fall 2017 Engineering Academic Challenge

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on November 29, 2017 - 10:48AM

This fall, more than 40 Drexel University students participated in the Engineering Academic Challenge (EAC), leading Drexel to first place among its US competitors.

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