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Students Advise Libraries and Gain Information Literacy Skills through Library Explorers Program

Submitted on March 6, 2019 - 1:25PM

Earlier this year, the Drexel Libraries appointed its second cohort of Library Explorers, a group of students who advise the Libraries by brainstorming, designing and testing ways to engage Drexel students to build effective learning habits.

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Q/A with Antonios Kontsos, PhD, Associate Professor and Director of Theoretical & Applied Mechanics Group (TAMG), College of Engineering

Submitted on March 5, 2019 - 1:13PM

We sat sat down with Library Faculty Fellow and engineering professor Antonios Kontsos, PhD, to learn more about his work to utilize open education resources in freshmen engineering courses.

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Drexel Offers Access to Pivot, a One-Stop Shop for Finding Research Funding

Submitted on February 22, 2019 - 4:45PM

Drexel faculty, students and staff now have licensed access to Pivot, a tool designed for discovering and sharing research funding opportunities.

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Drexel Recognizes New Group of “Data Authors” During 2019 Authors Event

Submitted on February 22, 2019 - 11:08AM

On February 18, 2019, more than 75 members of the Drexel community gathered in the A.J. Drexel Picture Gallery to recognize the University's 2018 authors and editors.

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EndNote X9 Now Available to Drexel Community

Submitted on February 7, 2019 - 8:58AM

EndNote X9 is now available to the Drexel Community. Learn more and download the newest version today.

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A Strategic Approach to Research Asset Management

Submitted on February 7, 2019 - 8:57AM

Research output is an increasingly valuable institutional asset, and Drexel University--with leadership from the Libraries and others--is taking a strategic approach to managing those assets.

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Dean’s Update: Challenges of Research Data Discovery and Accessibility 

Submitted on February 7, 2019 - 8:56AM

This month is all about data, and Dean Nitecki considers the question, "Why should data even matter?"

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Where are Drexel research data?

Submitted on February 7, 2019 - 8:41AM

The task of finding and recognizing Drexel research and research data is not without its challenges, and the Drexel Libraries is always looking for ways to acknowledge the many forms of scholarship that now shape the scholarly communications landscape.

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Q&A with Shannon Sheridan, NLM Associate Fellow

Submitted on February 1, 2019 - 3:03PM

This month, we sat down with Shannon Sheridan, National Library of Medicine Associate Fellow, to learn more about her work with data and what she plans to do at Drexel over the next few months.

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Changes to eJournal Searching

Submitted on January 11, 2019 - 3:38PM

Check out the changes we made to our eJournal A to Z lookup tool.

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Dean's Update: Positioning the Libraries for 2019

Submitted on January 9, 2019 - 9:06AM

This month, Dean Nitecki looks at the year ahead and the preparations and programs put in place to ensure the Libraries continues to evolve and improve its contributions to the University.

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Q&A with Sabrina Bocanegra, Archival Processor

Submitted on January 8, 2019 - 9:08AM

Learn more about Sabrina Bocanegra, the archival processor hired to organize the Schramm, Inc. collection of historical company records, which was donated to the Drexel University Archives last summer.

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Drexel Libraries Announces 2019 Library Faculty Fellows

Submitted on January 8, 2019 - 9:06AM

The Drexel University Libraries is pleased to announce the first five appointed 2019 Library Faculty Fellows.

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Dean’s Kitchen Table Talks Continue to Inspire Staff Engagement and New Ideas

Submitted on January 7, 2019 - 9:07AM

Last September, Danuta Nitecki hosted the second series of her Dean’s Kitchen Table Talks, bringing together Libraries staff for informal conversations around the employee kitchen table.

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Larry Milliken, Libraries’ Manager for Learning Partnerships, Accepted to DL2020 Program

Submitted on January 4, 2019 - 8:57AM

Drexel Libraries' own Larry Milliken was accepted to the seventh cohort of Drexel Leaders 2020, a competitive development program for mid-career leaders that focuses on challenges and opportunities common for leaders at this point in their careers.

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Drexel Libraries to Close for Winter Break: 12/22/2018 - 1/2/2019

Submitted on December 21, 2018 - 9:08AM

All Drexel Libraries will close on December 22, 2018 for the winter break and will reopen on January 2, 2019.

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Dean's Update: Remembering a Former U.S. President

Submitted on December 7, 2018 - 2:11PM

This month, the Dean of Libraries reflects on President George H.W. Bush's presidency and his support of libraries and information literacy.

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Library Marketing Professionals Share Stories and Strategies During Annual Conference

Submitted on December 7, 2018 - 2:11PM

Last month, the Libraries' Communication Manager Stacy Stanislaw traveled to St. Louis, MO, for a 2-day conference designed for library employees involved in marketing, communication, public relations, social media and outreach in academic, public and special libraries.

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Open Textbook Workshops Held on Campus

Submitted on December 7, 2018 - 2:11PM

This month, the Drexel Libraries welcomed leaders from the Open Textbook Network to campus for its first series of open textbook workshops.

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Panelists Help Drexel Faculty and Students Understand Open Access Publishing

Submitted on December 7, 2018 - 2:08PM

The Drexel Libraries and the Graduate College co-hosted an Open Access panel discussion on November 29, 2018.

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Dean’s Update: Getting Ahead of Losing Knowledge

Submitted on November 9, 2018 - 9:04AM

As society becomes more and more dependent on digital materials, are we at risk of losing critical knowledge?

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Drexel Libraries Celebrates Cybersecurity Month with ScholarSnack Event on Ethical Hacking

Submitted on November 2, 2018 - 1:02PM

In October, 60 Drexel students, faculty and staff gathered in the W. W. Hagerty Library for a special ScholarSnack workshop on cybersecurity and ethical hacking.

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Drexel Libraries Works to “Design Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge” through Open Textbook Initiatives

Submitted on November 2, 2018 - 12:52PM

This year, the theme of Open Access Week was “Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge.”

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Did you author or edit a book in 2018? We want to hear from you!

Submitted on October 23, 2018 - 11:18AM

If you are a Drexel University faculty member, staff or student who authored or edited a book that was published from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018, we want to honor your work during the next Celebrating Drexel Authors event!

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Dean's Update: Curators never know who might value an archive

Submitted on October 11, 2018 - 2:08PM

This month, Dean Nitecki reflects on her recent trip to the Canadian Rockies and the importance of preserving our histories.

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Century-Old Drilling Equipment Firm Donates Historical Records to Drexel University Archives

Submitted on October 11, 2018 - 1:51PM

The Drexel University Archives received a donation from Schramm, Inc., a local drilling equipment manufacturer, to store and maintain the company’s historical records.

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Faculty Share Research Stories & Advice During ScholarSnack Panel Discussion

Submitted on October 9, 2018 - 1:55PM

The Libraries kicked off the 2018/2019 ScholarSnack event series with a panel discussion on research and publication success on October 1, 2018.

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You Asked, We Answered: Questions From Drexel Students

Submitted on October 3, 2018 - 2:50PM

We asked Drexel students to write down their questions about the Libraries during the first three weeks of the fall 2018 term. Check out what they asked, along with our responses.

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Fall 2018 CHSTM Fellows Select Drexel Archives for Research

Submitted on October 3, 2018 - 2:43PM

Two more CHSTM research fellows have opted to use Drexel University archives in their research.

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Portable Power Chargers Now Available for Loan in W. W. Hagerty & Hahnemann Libraries

Submitted on October 3, 2018 - 2:40PM

In October, the Drexel Libraries introduced two new tech kiosks in the W. W. Hagerty and Hahnemann Libraries. Now, members of the University community can borrow portable power chargers to charge their laptops, mobile phones, tablets and more.

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