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New Online Exhibit Shines Light on Life at Drexel During COVID-19

Submitted on January 30, 2023 - 12:10PM

The new online exhibit from the Drexel University Archives features interviews with members of the Drexel community, giving people from around the world a glimpse of life at Drexel during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Time Capsule Provides Glimpse into Drexel Past

Submitted on December 7, 2022 - 4:27PM

During renovations to Kelly Hall in the winter of 2021/2022, staff from Drexel University’s Real Estate and Facilities unearthed an interesting object behind the building’s cornerstone: a time capsule.

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Q&A with Hanna Pistorius, Drexel University Archives’ Archival Metadata Assistant

Submitted on August 26, 2022 - 9:19AM

Meet Hanna Pistorius (they/them), the Drexel University Archives' spring/summer 2022 co-op student, in this new interview.

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Share Your COVID-19 Stories

Submitted on May 6, 2020 - 1:58PM

The Drexel University Archives is working on a new project to document the University's responses to COVID-19, and we want to hear from you! Send us your unique accounts of the pandemic through writing, photographs, videos, audio recordings, or other creative means.

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Drexel's Seventh President: William Walsh Hagerty

Submitted on June 1, 2016 - 9:40AM

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of former Drexel president president William Walsh Hagerty, the Libraries is taking a look back at the many ways that Dr. Hagerty helped to build the institution we know today.

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Discover Open Access Resources in Engineering

Submitted on October 21, 2019 - 2:49PM

In celebration of Open Access Week, Librarian Jay Bhatt shares his list of go-to Engineering Open Textbooks.

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Calling all Drexel Book Authors & Editors!

Submitted on February 3, 2023 - 9:53AM

Did you author or edit a book in 2022? Tell us about it, and we'll include your work in our 2023 Authors Event!

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Get Ready for the Eagles-Chiefs Super Bowl with this Reading List from the Drexel Libraries

Submitted on February 1, 2023 - 3:57PM

Find books, movies, and other resources available through the Libraries to help you get into the spirit for the Super Bowl LVII!

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Drexel Libraries Joins Exclusive Resource Sharing Program to Provide Streamlined Access to Digital Resources

Submitted on January 25, 2023 - 2:28PM

For the second year in a row, the Drexel Libraries has earned an exclusive membership to join the OCLC Express digital delivery program.

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Dean's Update: Are service deliverables and institutional impact essential to value a library? 

Submitted on December 12, 2022 - 1:00PM

This month, Dean Nitecki examines ways in which the Libraries adds value to Drexel University's contribution to the success of higher education.   

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Fall ScholarSip Speaker Uses Film & Storytelling to Advance Climate Justice

Submitted on December 9, 2022 - 12:42PM

Drexel Assistant Professor Ben Kalina from the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design kicked off the Libraries' 2022/23 ScholarSip event series with an informative and engaging session on climate activism and filmmaking. 

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DUL Author Event Offers Strategies for Using Creative Expression to Manage Stress & Trauma

Submitted on December 7, 2022 - 12:31PM

On Nov. 30, CNHP Professor Girija Kaimal led a session on using creative self-expression to manage stress and trauma. Read the recap of the event. 

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Drexel Libraries Hours: Winter Break 2022

Submitted on November 28, 2022 - 9:17AM

The Drexel Libraries will be operating on a modified schedule during the winter term break.

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Meet Joan Kolarik, Manager, Library Integrated Technology Systems Team

Submitted on November 16, 2022 - 2:26PM

This month, we sat down with Joan Kolarik, one of our newest staff members, to learn more about her plans for the future of the Library Integrated Technology Systems team. 

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Drexel Researchers Shine Spotlight on the Benefits of Open Access Publishing

Submitted on November 9, 2022 - 3:54PM

More than 75 Drexel faculty, staff, and students attended the Libraries' Open Access Week events, including researcher table talks and a keynote session.

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Dean’s Update: Has Time Been Moving Faster Since You Last Read In Circulation?

Submitted on October 6, 2022 - 1:42PM

Is time going by faster this year? Dean Nitecki reflects on how quickly the last few months have gone by with a look ahead to the fall 2022 term.

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Seven New Staff & Three Co-op Students Join the Drexel Libraries

Submitted on October 4, 2022 - 2:16PM

You’ll find a mix of new and familiar faces in the Drexel Libraries this fall. Join us in welcoming 10 new staff and co-op students to Drexel!  

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Photo Essay: Libraries Staff Enjoy a Unique Look at West Philadelphia through the Lens of Public Murals During 2022 Staff Appreciation Day

Submitted on October 4, 2022 - 2:09PM

In July, Libraries staff gathered together for the first in-person staff appreciation day since before the pandemic, which included a Mural Arts tour around West Philadelphia.  

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Drexel Libraries' Fall Events to Focus on Building Community In Person and Online

Submitted on October 4, 2022 - 2:00PM

Read about the Drexel Libraries' upcoming events, including Wednesdays@Noon webinars, ScholarSip, and Open Access Week.

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New Online Resources from the Drexel Libraries: Fall 2022

Submitted on September 30, 2022 - 10:09AM

Check out this list of new ebooks and journals, now available to all members of the Drexel community through DragonSearch, our online discovery search tool.

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Celebrate Open Access Week 2022 with the Drexel Libraries

Submitted on September 27, 2022 - 1:20PM

Celebrate Open Access Week with the Drexel Libraries! Learn more about the different events we're hosting throughout the week of Oct. 24 - 30 to raise the importance of open access to information and research. 

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Spotlight on New E-Books: Higher Education, Teaching & Leadership

Submitted on June 29, 2022 - 4:21PM

Explore just a few of the new e-books the Libraries purchased for its collection, including books on educational leadership, teaching social justice and contemporary perspectives on pedagogy.

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Spotlight on New Resources: Architecture, Society & the Built Environment

Submitted on June 17, 2022 - 11:12AM

Check out this list of new resources related to themes of architecture, society, and the built environment, now available online and in print through the Libraries.

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New Resources Spotlight: Career Resources

Submitted on June 1, 2022 - 11:38AM

Explore these new career-related resources brought to you by the Drexel University Libraries and Steinbright Career Development Center.

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On Writing: New Resources from the Drexel University Libraries

Submitted on May 30, 2022 - 9:59AM

The Libraries recently purchased several new books to help Drexel students, faculty and staff with their writing and presentations.

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Dean's Update: The Library as Informal Learning Space in an Evolving Hybrid and Flex-Demanding World

Submitted on May 25, 2022 - 12:30PM

“Library as place” continues to be core to the classic professional definition of a library. In the April/May Dean’s Update, Dean Nitecki talks about the Drexel Libraries’ built spaces and how they support intentional informal learning, offering environments where learners take ownership of what and how they learn.

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Drexel Libraries’ First Research Co-op Shares Lessons Learned During SPARK! Session

Submitted on May 23, 2022 - 12:03PM

Drexel student Angela Graff, a pre-junior majoring in Global Studies, who was hired as the Drexel Libraries' first undergraduate research co-op to support the Dean of Libraries with a long-term research project focusing on how to identify and disseminate research results on the relationship of built, informal learning environments and learning.

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2022 Event Commemorates 10 Years of Celebrating Drexel Authors

Submitted on May 10, 2022 - 11:51AM

2022 marks the 10th anniversary of Celebrating Drexel Authors, an event launched in 2013 in partnership with the Office of the Provost to show institutional appreciation of Drexel authors and their published contributions to scholarship and creative expression.

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Celebrate Nurses Week 2022 with a good book

Submitted on May 2, 2022 - 3:57PM

The Drexel University Libraries honors our nursing and health professionals during National Nurses Week—and every week! The Libraries offers resources to support faculty, staff, students and practitioners in the College of Nursing and Health Professionals all year round.

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New E-Resources: May 2022

Submitted on May 2, 2022 - 9:52AM

Check out this list of new Engineering-related resources and databases now provided by the Drexel Libraries.

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