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Welcome to the Drexel Libraries: Resources for New Dragons

Submitted on September 4, 2019 - 10:31AM

Welcome new Dragons! Explore and familiarize yourself with the Libraries' resources and services before classes begin.

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Research Funders Now Require ORCID IDs

Submitted on September 3, 2019 - 2:20PM

Learn more about the new policies the NIH, AHRQ and CDC issues aruond the use of ORCID iDs.

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ScholarSip 2019/2020: University & Industry Research Collaborations

Submitted on September 3, 2019 - 2:15PM

ScholarSip is back for its ninth year with three new sessions that address the theme University and Industry Research Collaborations.

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Dean’s Update: #LibrariesMatter

Submitted on September 3, 2019 - 11:53AM

In this month's Dean's Update, Dean Nitecki highlights the Libraries' contributions to scholarly communications.

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Welcome Week Events at the Drexel Libraries

Submitted on September 3, 2019 - 11:18AM

Check out all the events we have planned to help new Drexel students, faculty and staff get acquainted with the the Libraries' resources and services as they start their first year on campus.

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Dean's Update: The Summer Slowdown

Submitted on August 8, 2019 - 8:57AM

This month's issue of In Circulation features articles on the Libraries' changing environments, from the recent renovation of the Queen Lane Library to a look at wellness and learner environments.

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Queen Lane Library Reopens After Summer Renovations

Submitted on August 7, 2019 - 10:58AM

With the completion of a summer-long project to transform one of Drexel’s health sciences libraries, the Queen Lane Library is officially open. Read more about the changes we made to the Library!

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Wellness and Libraries

Submitted on August 1, 2019 - 9:53AM

Earlier this summer, Drexel Libraries staff attended a two-week online course, sponsored by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, that explored various aspects of a healthy workplace, including physical, mental and emotional components.

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Reflections from an NLM Fellow

Submitted on August 1, 2019 - 8:32AM

Shannon Sheridan wrapped up her NLM Fellowship in the Libraries this month, and we sat down to talk about her experience at Drexel, what she learned from her time here, and where she’s going next.

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Dean's Update: Interested in Assessing the Relationship Between Physical Space and Learning?

Submitted on July 10, 2019 - 11:15AM

This month’s Libraries newsletter offers examples of ways a library fosters learning by engaging multiple perspectives to address a common topic of interest, including a look back at the recent SCUP Mid-Atlantic Symposium on informal learning spaces.

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Students Discover Drexel’s Diverse History in University Archives

Submitted on July 9, 2019 - 12:00AM

Last term, students in Professor Scott Knowles’ course, The History of Drexel University, got some first-hand experience in the Drexel University Archives.

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Q/A with Douglas Baird, PhD, Drexel University College of Medicine

Submitted on July 3, 2019 - 11:16AM

This month, the Libraries sat down with Library Faculty Fellow Douglas Baird to learn more about his work to raise awareness of Open Educational Resources (OERs) at Drexel. 

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Ted Daeschler Addresses Challenges of Communicating Geoscience Research to Inspire Citizen Engagement

Submitted on July 3, 2019 - 11:12AM

The Drexel Libraries welcomed Ted Daeschler, Curator of Vertebrate Zoology at the Academy of Natural Sciences and a professor in Drexel’s College of Arts and Sciences, to the June ScholarSip event, where he discussed the importance of communicating geoscience research to inspire citizen engagement.

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What’s Next? When You Need Information, but Don’t Have Access to an Academic Library

Submitted on June 5, 2019 - 9:47AM

Looking for information resources to help you in your quest for life-long learning but don't have access to an academic library? Check out these tips from Drexel librarians for finding high-quality online information resources to use in research and learning.

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Dean’s Update: The Graduate Transition to Alumni Learning

Submitted on June 4, 2019 - 2:10PM

This month, we share tips and information for our 2019 graduates and alumni to help them find reputable information resources even after they've left Drexel.

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Frequently Asked Questions: Library Resources for Drexel Grads & Alumni

Submitted on June 4, 2019 - 1:49PM

As we say congrats and farewell to the Class of 2019, we revisit some Frequently Asked Questions about utilizing the Libraries’ resources after becoming an alumnus.

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Continuing Your Education After Graduation at the Free Library of Philadelphia

Submitted on June 4, 2019 - 1:27PM

Public libraries have far more to offer than just leisure reading books, including many of the databases and resources students use during their studies at Drexel. Learn more about the resources and services you can find at a public library to help you throughout life after Drexel.

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Drexel Libraries’ Summer Hours: June 21 – September 6, 2019

Submitted on May 29, 2019 - 12:17PM

Starting June 21, the Drexel University Libraries will open with reduced service hours on Fridays through September 6, 2019.

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Queen Lane Library to Close for Renovations, June 3 – Aug. 5, 2019

Submitted on May 29, 2019 - 11:44AM

This summer, the Drexel University Libraries, in partnership with the College of Medicine, will begin renovations on the Queen Lane Library.

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Dean's Update: From R2 to R1

Submitted on May 6, 2019 - 10:30AM

This month, Dean Nitecki questions what it means for university libraries when the institution receives the coveted RI Carnegie Classification.

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Spark! Program Fuels Staff Engagement & Discussion for Over a Decade

Submitted on May 1, 2019 - 7:30PM

In 2009, the Drexel University Libraries launched Spark!, a program series where staff can share their knowledge about innovations in the field and learn about other campus initiatives happening outside the Libraries.

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Join the Adventure! Get Excited for the Greatest Journey on May 8

Submitted on April 23, 2019 - 3:37PM

Become an expert information explorer, and own your adventures in learning during Drexel’s annual Day of Giving.

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Drexel Libraries Celebrates Staff Achievements on National Library Worker Day

Submitted on April 12, 2019 - 9:50AM

On April 9, 2019, Drexel Libraries staff, student employees and their family members gathered in the W. W. Hagerty Library for the 10th annual Library Celebration Awards. This year, the Libraries honored six staff and two student employees for their contributions to improving the Libraries.

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Refreshing the Libraries’ Brand to Reflect Our Continuing Transformation

Submitted on April 4, 2019 - 12:28PM

Libraries—both public and academic—generally aren’t very good at communicating their value. Learn what the Drexel Libraries is doing to effectively communicate information about its unique resources and services on campus.

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Dean’s Update: A Librarian’s View of Timely Traveling to New Zealand

Submitted on April 4, 2019 - 12:16PM

This month, Dean Nitecki reflects back on her recent trip to New Zealand and how libraries often serve as symbols of recovery and safe spaces for learning and sharing memories.

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The National Establishment Time Series (NETS) Data Now Available to Drexel University

Submitted on April 3, 2019 - 5:03PM

They Libraries and the Drexel Urban Health Collaborative have partnered to provide licensed access to the National Establishment Time Series (NETS) data to Drexel University.

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Drexel University Libraries Announces Soft Launch of Intellectual Wellness Gallery

Submitted on April 3, 2019 - 4:52PM

On April 1, 2019. the Drexel Libraries opened its new Intellectual Wellness Gallery in the first floor of the W. W. Hagerty Library. The Gallery includes activities to help the Drexel community relax and recharge, including coloring pages, board games, sound machines, aromatherapy, a meditation space and more.

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Libraries’ Winter ScholarSip Explores Mobilities Research with Guest Speaker Mimi Sheller

Submitted on March 26, 2019 - 8:31AM

Mimi Sheller, PhD, Drexel professor of sociology and the Director and Founder of the Center for Mobilities Research and Policy, spoke about mobilities research at the Drexel Libraries’ winter 2019 ScholarSip event.

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Notice: Elsevier Usernames & Passwords Accidentally Exposed

Submitted on March 21, 2019 - 2:21PM

A cybersecurity company recently discovered that a misconfigured server of Elsevier was exposing user emails and passwords in plain text for an unknown length of time. As a precautionary measure, the Libraries recommends all members of the Drexel community with an Elsevier username/password change it immediately

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Dean's Update: Preparing for spring cleaning

Submitted on March 6, 2019 - 4:25PM

In this issue, we have featured a few articles that tell how the Libraries raises awareness and builds community around the value of an institution’s historic records. Starting with a summary of this year’s Celebrating Drexel Authors Event to a look at our newly revamped Library Explorers program and an interview with one of our 2019 Library Faculty Fellows, we chronicle the wider impact of our programs and staff on the University today and in the future.

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