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.
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?"
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.”
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Welcoming Another Record-Breaking Class to the Drexel Libraries
Submitted on September 26, 2018 - 1:53PM
The Drexel Libraries attended more than 30 events to help welcome another record-breaking freshmen class to campus.
Join the Drexel Archives and Archives Month Philly for Two Exciting Events this October
Submitted on September 25, 2018 - 1:27PM
This October, celebrate American Archives Month with the Drexel University Archives and Archives Month Philly!
Letter from the Editor: New Look, Same Commitment
Submitted on September 6, 2018 - 11:13AM
We gave our monthly newsletter a facelift!
Dean's Update: Changes Inspire Intentional Engagement with Information
Submitted on September 5, 2018 - 10:49AM
In this issue of In Circulation, we look at some of the changes the Drexel Libraries is introducing to inspire engagement with information.
NLM Associate Fellow Joins Drexel Libraries for One-Year Appointment
Submitted on September 4, 2018 - 11:47AM
This month, the Libraries welcomed Shannon Sheridan, an Associate Fellow of the National Library of Medicine, to campus.