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Time to Update Your ILLiad Bookmark

Submitted on September 8, 2020 - 1:54PM

On September 21, the Libraries is updating the URL for ILLiad, our interlibrary loan URL.

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Coming Soon: New Library System to Improve Research & Information Discovery

Submitted on August 27, 2020 - 12:00PM

Coming soon! The Drexel Libraries is updating its discovery system to Primo VE this September.

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Drexel Libraries Offers ‘Building Connections to Scholarship’ Webinar Series

Submitted on August 26, 2020 - 4:30PM

This fall, the Libraries presents a series of webinars that highlight just a few of the resources, strategies and tools that Drexel faculty, researchers, professional staff and students can utilize in their teaching, research and coursework.

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Dean’s Update: Communicating when the message keeps evolving

Submitted on August 7, 2020 - 12:25PM

The Drexel University Libraries is certainly not unique in spending the summer addressing how to reopen on-campus library support of a university during a pandemic. This month's Dean's Update looks at the challenges of planning and communicating those reopening plans. 

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New Enhancements to ILLiad Improve the Client Experience

Submitted on August 18, 2020 - 11:01AM

ILLiad, the interlibrary loan software used by the Drexel University Libraries, recently got a makeover. Learn more about the latest changes to this important system.

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Coming Soon! New Fully Accessible & Responsive Interlibrary Loan Website

Submitted on August 4, 2020 - 11:06AM

ILLiad, the system used to request and manage interlibrary loan requests, is getting an upgrade and will be unavailable on August 17 from 8:00 am.

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The Libraries' (Safe) Summer Escapes

Submitted on August 6, 2020 - 12:56PM

Find out how Libraries staff have been relaxing during the summer of COVID-19.

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Scheduled Services & Resources Outage: July 29, 6am – 8am

Submitted on July 27, 2020 - 12:29PM

Due to scheduled software updates, several Libraries' services and resources will be unavailable from 6 am – 8 am on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. 

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Drexel Libraries Expands Efforts to Promote Diversity, Inclusion and Equality

Submitted on July 8, 2020 - 11:28AM

With issues of race and systemic racism at the forefront of conversations around the country, institutions like the Drexel Libraries are critically examining their programs and services, focusing on both new and established efforts to combat racism and promote its core values of diversity, equity and inclusion.

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Test the New Esploro Research Services Platform

Submitted on July 8, 2020 - 11:23AM

The Drexel University Libraries is seeking Drexel faculty and researchers to test and evaluate Esploro, a new research services platform from Ex Libris.

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Dean’s Update: What’s a Win These Days?

Submitted on July 8, 2020 - 11:20AM

This month, Dean Nitecki reflects on "adjustment fatigue" during COVID-19 and explores the importance of recognizing short-term wins to stay motivated.

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Working & Learning During a Pandemic: Q/A with Tiffany Harris, Marketing & Communications Co-Op

Submitted on July 8, 2020 - 9:37AM

This month, we sat down the Libraries' first-ever Marketing and Communications co-op, Tiffany Harris, to discuss her role at DUL, her background, and remote work and recruitment.

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University Archives Launches Project to Document Drexel’s Response to COVID-19

Submitted on July 7, 2020 - 10:06AM

This spring, the Drexel University Libraries, led by staff from the University Archives, launched Pandemic Stories, a project to document how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the Drexel community.

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Drexel University Libraries Helps Connect Dragons During Virtual Day of Giving Event

Submitted on June 29, 2020 - 9:20AM

For the University's fifth annual Day of Giving, the Drexel Libraries contributed to student success by connecting the University’s past with the present through a special edition of its “Films from the Archives” event series.

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Libraries Staff Share Resources to Commemorate Juneteenth

Submitted on June 17, 2020 - 2:43PM

To commemorate Juneteenth, Drexel Libraries staff compiled a list of resources they have found informative, inspiring, and thought-provoking that document Juneteenth and the systemic racism that affects BIPOC.

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Dean's Update: Challenges of planning for a future with COVID-19

Submitted on June 15, 2020 - 6:13PM

This month, Dean Nitecki explores how a global pandemic has changed the Libraries' priorities and the way it frames the challenges of planning for the future.

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Drexel Libraries Looks to Zoom to Continue Its Tradition of 'Toasting the End of the Academic Term' During COVID-19

Submitted on June 10, 2020 - 6:12PM

On June 8, sixty one participants came together via Zoom to recreate the stimulating break from the academic grind for which ScholarSip is known, just online.

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Congratulations Drexel University Class of 2020!

Submitted on June 10, 2020 - 11:13AM

We give special thanks and congratulations to the Libraries’ student workers who make up the Class of 2020. Congrats Class of 2020!

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Scheduled Outage: Interlibrary Loan & Course Reserve Systems Unavailable June 15 – 19, 2020

Submitted on June 8, 2020 - 2:26PM

Due to scheduled server upgrades, interlibrary loan and course reserve systems will be unavailableJune 15 - 19, 2020.

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Summer 2020: Drexel Libraries' Hours & Remote Services

Submitted on June 8, 2020 - 11:30AM

The Drexel Libraries’ physical locations will remain closed through the summer term, and staff continue to work remotely to support the Drexel community.

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Ignite the Power of Drexel Dragons by Uniting with the Past During an Online Edition of 'Films from the Archives'

Submitted on June 8, 2020 - 11:22AM

June 24 is Drexel University’s 24 Hours of Impact and we are inviting Dragons everywhere to come together to support our current students by connecting to the past with a special online edition of Films from the Archives!

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Drexel’s Annual Authors Event Held Remotely During Global Pandemic

Submitted on June 3, 2020 - 6:06PM

The Drexel Libraries and the Office of the Provost co-hosted the 8th annual Celebrating Drexel Authors event on Tuesday, June 2. But this year's event looked different than year's past -- it was held entirely online.

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ScholarSip with Professor Banu Onaral Rescheduled for June 8, 2020

Submitted on May 15, 2020 - 9:23AM

Campus may be closed, but the spring ScholarSip event will still go on, just remotely!

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Dean's Update: New Opportunities to Increase the Visibility of Libraries 

Submitted on May 7, 2020 - 1:02PM

This month, Dean Nitecki explores the importance of promoting the value of libraries, as well as what makes a library an essential and key component to a university's success.

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Modeling a Collaborative & Sustainable Library During COVID-19

Submitted on May 5, 2020 - 3:58PM

The current public health crisis has made the need for collaboration even more apparent, and librarians are looking to each other to find innovative ways to help their clients through these challenging times.

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11th Annual Library Celebration Awards Ceremony Held Online During COVID-19

Submitted on May 4, 2020 - 1:29PM

Drexel's campus is closed, but that didn't stop the Libraries from hosting its annual Library Celebration Awards. This year, the Libraries hosted the awards ceremony online.

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Nearly 2,000 learn about the Drexel Libraries During “The Impact of Emergency Distance Learning on the Library” Webinar

Submitted on May 4, 2020 - 12:53PM

Last month, Danuta A. Nitecki, Dean of Libraries, joined three other academic library leaders for a panel discussion on the impact of distance learning on the library.

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Meet Sam Kirk, the Libraries’ New Manager for Curricula Support

Submitted on May 4, 2020 - 11:35AM

Earlier this spring, Sam Kirk joined the Drexel Libraries team as the new Manager for Curricula Support.

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