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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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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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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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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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Pilot Project Helps University Librarians Assess and Improve Drexel’s Research Data Management Practice

Submitted on March 7, 2018 - 12:22PM

The Drexel Libraries has been utilizing tools made available through an NNLM/MAR pilot program to better understand Drexel researchers' RDM practices. 

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'Love Data Week' Connects Drexel to Research Data Resources and Data Stories

Submitted on March 6, 2018 - 8:21AM

The Drexel University Libraries participated in the third annual Love Data Week event, sharing practical tips, resources and stories to help researchers use good data practices.

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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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Announcing Drexel's Participation in DLF E-Research Network

Submitted on April 13, 2016 - 9:33AM

Drexel University Libraries has been selected as a member of the 2016 Digital Library Federation (DLF) eResearch Network, a research data management community in practice. The cohort of institutions included in this program are focused on implementing research data management services, and engaging in shared skill development, networking, and collaboration. Among the members of this year's cohort are the Universities of Pennsylvania and California-Berkeley, Carnegie Mellon University, New York University, Rice University, Los Alamos National Laboratory, and the National Institute of Health.

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Research Data Repositories - Where to begin?

Submitted on March 3, 2016 - 9:08AM

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Digital@Drexel: Presentation and Showcase - 11/18/11

Submitted on October 24, 2011 - 7:24PM

Add to my Calendar What is Digital@Drexel? Digital@Drexel is an informal group of individual Drexel research and teaching faculty, librarians, and archivists, who create, manage, and/or provide support for the unique digital content produced in research and class projects. The group has a diverse membership that works together to identify digital research and preservation needs, problems, opportunities and advances. Digital@Drexel began in summer 2011 after faculty members and Drexel University Libraries identified a need to support the evolving digital culture and for managing the digital assets produced by the Drexel community. 9:30 AM - Digital Landscape and Content Strategy in Higher Education A presentation by William Ying, Chief Information Officer and Vice President of Technology for ARTstor. Mr. Ying received his Doctorate of Engineering Science and Masters of Science from Columbia University and his Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering and Computer Science from Cornell University. 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM - Digital@Drexel Showcasing digital projects from Drexel University faculty, students and staff including:
  • Digital Cultural Heritage - Dr. Glen Muschio, Associate Professor, Westphal
  • Augmented Avenue: Memories of Lancaster Avenue - Dr. Mimi Sheller, Director of the mCenter at Drexel
  • Digital@iSchool - Dr. Xia Lin, Professor, iSchool at Drexel
  • Seeking Women's History - The Legacy Center, Drexel University College of Medicine
  • Leveraging Google Spreadsheets with Google Apps Scripts for Manipulating Chemical Information and other Bibliometric Tasks - Dr. Jean-Claude Bradley, Associate Professor, Chemistry
  • Photographs of the Tidewater Granary Explosion - Drexel University Archives
  • Interactive Technologies @ Drexel for Research, Learning, and Entertainment - Dr. Youngmoo Kim, Assistant Professor and Assistant Dean of Media Technologies
  • Drexel Smart House
  • More projects coming soon...
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NISO Launches New Primer Series with the Publication of Primer on Research Data Management

Submitted on September 3, 2015 - 3:57PM

The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) has launched a new Primer Series on information management technology issues with the publication of the first primer on the topic of Research Data Management.

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DoE Data Explorer

Submitted on November 26, 2014 - 1:26PM

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Digital@Drexel Presentation and Showcase Event Highlights Digital Projects at Drexel

Submitted on November 21, 2011 - 4:15PM

Over a dozen digital projects were on display at the Digital@Drexel Presentation and Showcase event on Friday, November 18th at W. W. Hagerty Library. 

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