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Drexel Libraries Continues to Grow Data Services Programs

Submitted by Deb Morley on October 6, 2017 - 12:00AM

As more and more researchers and students need to find and interpret data, the Libraries is expanding its data-related services to fully support the needs of the Drexel community.

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Quarterly Libraries Staff Meetings Foster Engagement & Creativity

Submitted by Ann Yurcaba on October 4, 2017 - 1:26PM

The Drexel Libraries' September all-staff meeting gave Libraries personnel the opportunity to offer feedback on one of the Libraries' strategic directions: transforming the Bookmark Cafe into a Learning Exploratorium.

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Drexel Libraries Announces 2017/2018 ScholarSip Details

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on October 4, 2017 - 12:59PM

The Drexel University Libraries is pleased to announce details for the 2017/2018 ScholarSip event series.

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New Library Guides Now Available Online

Submitted by Elizabeth Ten Have on October 2, 2017 - 9:18AM

Each month Drexel University’s liaison librarians create new library guides to help researchers, faculty, staff and students navigate the Libraries’ many resources. Find out what's new for October!

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Drexel Libraries and Westphal College of Media Arts & Design to Co-Host Art Exhibition on Migration

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on October 2, 2017 - 8:52AM

This fall, the Drexel University Libraries and Westphal College of Media Arts & Design are collaborating to bring the work of three artists to campus in an exhibit called Migration.

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Drexel Welcomes Record-Breaking Freshman Class to Campus

Submitted by Sarah Rich on October 2, 2017 - 8:52AM

Welcome Week was busier than ever this year, as the University welcomed the largest incoming freshmen class in the University’s history. The Libraries welcomed new students and the start of the 2017/2018 academic year with many of its own events and sessions.

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Making Connections: What We Did on Our Summer Vacations

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on September 6, 2017 - 2:37PM

Over the last few months, the Drexel Libraries staff have been all over the world, traveling for both pleasure and for business. Regardless of their reasons for traveling, Libraries staff all encountered a similar theme throughout their journeys - connection.

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Meet Your Personal Librarian, Elise Ferer

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on September 6, 2017 - 2:23PM

Drexel University Libraries offers many resources for Drexel's veteran students, faculty and staff, but did you know about our Personal Librarian Program? 

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Libraries Migrates Website to New Content Management System

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on September 6, 2017 - 6:51AM

On Wednesday, September 6, the Libraries migrated its website to a new Content Management System.

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Q/A with Monica Brown, Drexel University Archives’ First Co-Op Student

Submitted on July 28, 2017 - 7:59AM

Want to know what it's like to work in the archives? We sat down with Monica Brown to find out what she's been doing during her first co-op experience in the University Archives.

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Libraries Have Key Role to Play in Patron Privacy Education

Submitted on July 27, 2017 - 10:58AM

As facilitators of access to information, librarians have a long-standing commitment and ethical obligation to protect patron privacy, and they have an important role to play in educating their patrons about privacy in the digital age.

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Drexel Libraries Staff Shares Summer Picks for Binge-Worthy Books and TV Shows

Submitted on July 26, 2017 - 11:06AM

Looking for a binge-worthy book or TV show to dive into this summer? Check out some of our top picks for summer 2017, and visit the book display in W. W. Hagerty Library.

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Understanding Requirements for Managing Growing Research Outputs

Submitted on July 10, 2017 - 10:55AM

“Big Data” is slowly becoming less overwhelming as a horizon topic for university campus administrators to address.

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Letter from the Communications Manager: A Look Back as We Start to Move Ahead

Submitted on July 10, 2017 - 10:45AM

As the dog days of summer kick into full swing, so do the new fiscal year and the Libraries’ refreshed strategic plan.

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Dean's Update: What’s So Exciting About Hosting a Conference? Conference

Submitted on July 7, 2017 - 10:50AM

The Drexel Libraries is coming down from its high of hosting an international conference in June. 

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Drexel Spotlights Evidence Based Library & Information Practice In the US

Submitted on June 28, 2017 - 10:06AM

Drexel University Libraries hosted the 9th International Evidence Based Library & Information Practice Conference (EBLIP9), held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 18 – June 21, 2017.

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Drexel Libraries and Drexel University Online Partner to Offer New Research Skills Resource

Submitted by Elizabeth Ten Have on June 16, 2017 - 10:50AM

The Drexel University Libraries and Drexel University Online are partnering to provide access to Sage Research Methods Online.

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Updated Libraries Hours: Summer 2017 Schedule

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on June 14, 2017 - 2:30PM

The Libraries will open with reduced service hours on Fridays from June 16 - September 1, 2017.

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Advocacy, Data and the Library

Submitted by Danuta A. Nitecki on June 13, 2017 - 6:06PM

This month, Drexel's Dean of Libraries examines how the library can use data and access to information to affect positive change.

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2017 Day of Giving a Big Success

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on June 12, 2017 - 10:45AM

The Libraries raised nearly $2,000 during Drexel's 2017 Day of Giving.

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Libraries Subscribes to new Law & Legal Information Resource

Submitted by Elizabeth Ten Have on June 12, 2017 - 3:53AM

Drexel University Libraries has initiated a subscription to Westlaw campus Research, a sister product of Westlaw.

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Finals Week Coffee & Coloring

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on June 9, 2017 - 11:50AM

Finals week is fast approaching, and the Libraries is offering coffee, snacks and coloring pages to help you through it.

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Drexel Libraries Moving to EZProxy Access for All Online Resources

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on June 5, 2017 - 2:34PM

The Libraries is making access to its electronic resources more secure by transitioning to the proxy service, EZproxy.

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Leisure DVD Collection Now Located on the 2nd Floor of W. W. Hagerty Library

Submitted by Daniel McCann on June 5, 2017 - 9:00AM

The Libraries' DVD collection has moved to the stacks on the second floor of the W. W. Hagerty Library.

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Libraries Reorganizing Bound Journal Collection

Submitted by Daniel McCann on June 1, 2017 - 1:40PM

The Libraries is reorganizing its bound journal collection in the W. W. Hagerty Library, which may cause some minor noise disruptions.

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Eight Individuals Recognized at 2017 Library Celebration Awards

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on June 1, 2017 - 10:00AM

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Why You Need an ORCID iD: Benefits for Faculty and Student Researchers

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on May 5, 2017 - 11:00AM

More publishers require authors have ORCID ID in order to publish, making it more and more important for researchers to register for a unique, digital identifier.

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Are You Ready to Break the Code?

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on May 3, 2017 - 11:00AM

Become a code-breaker in training today!

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Fifth Annual Authors Event Recognizes 75 Drexel Writers and Editors

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on May 1, 2017 - 11:00AM

 On April 26, 2017, University faculty, staff and student - as well as friends and family - gathered in the A. J. Drexel Picture Gallery to recognize Drexel authors.

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Drexel Libraries Participates in 2017 Choose Privacy Week

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on May 1, 2017 - 9:00AM

The Libraries is participating in the American Library Association's "Choose Privacy Week," May 1 - 5, 2017.

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