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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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Libraries Staff to be Recognized for 5+ Years of Service During University-Wide Celebration

Submitted on November 20, 2017 - 2:17PM

In 2017, the Drexel University Libraries recognizes seven staff members who have reached service milestones. Congrats!

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Libraries Hours: November 22 - 26

Submitted on November 20, 2017 - 2:02PM

The Drexel University Libraries will have limited hours from Wednesday, November 22 through Friday, November 24, 2017.

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Resource Sharing Team Ensures Cost-Effective Access to Information Resources: An Interview with Lynda Sadusky, Resource Sharing Librarian

Submitted on October 31, 2017 - 4:11PM

This month, we sat down with Lynda Sadusky to learn more about resource sharing—particularly interlibrary loan—and how her team supports Drexel students, faculty and staff.

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Dean’s Update: Strategic Efforts to Help Contain Affordability of Higher Education

Submitted on October 31, 2017 - 9:27AM

The next three issues of In Circulation will focus on the Libraries' refreshed strategic initiatives. This month, we highlight the first of these initiatives: containing the affordability of education.

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Drexel Libraries Promotes Open Access on Campus

Submitted on October 30, 2017 - 1:15PM

Last week, Drexel Libraries joined members of the scholarly publishing community to celebrate the 10th annual Open Access Week. But the Libraries' efforts around OA education are year-round, and staff regularly explore new ways to support OA at Drexel.

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Moving from 'Building Collections' to 'Ensuring Access'

Submitted on October 26, 2017 - 9:19AM

In the current environment of electronic information, the model of ownership of resources has changed to one of access. As a result, academic libraries like Drexel's no onger build physical collections but instead provide access to resources through a combination of licensing, purchasing and resource sharing.

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Dean's Update: Are Librarians Ready to Help Develop Data Literacy?

Submitted on October 6, 2017 - 12:00AM

Academic librarians now see research data and the accompanying need to manage them as a a new objective for their services and partnerships, and Drexel Libraries staff are among them.

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Drexel Libraries Continues to Grow Data Services Programs

Submitted 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 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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