New Archival Collection Highlights Drexel’s Historic Connection to the Society of Women Engineers
Submitted on March 2, 2023 - 3:28PM
The Philadelphia Section of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) recently donated a collection of organizational records to the Drexel University Archives, which are now available for students and researchers to explore in the Archives’ reading room.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Revamped Drexel Authors Event Focuses on Building Connections & Community
Submitted on May 19, 2023 - 8:55AM
The Drexel community gathered in the A. J. Drexel Picture Gallery on May 9 to honor faculty, staff, students, alumni, and trustees for their contributions to scholarship and published creative expression.
Dean’s Update: The Role of Libraries in Building Community
Submitted on April 27, 2023 - 11:24AM
This month, Dean Nitecki shares observations about the important roles academic libraries can (and do!) play in building community within higher education.
Winter ScholarSip continues Theme of Climate Change & Sustainability with “Food for Thought” Discussion featuring Professor Caroline Schauer
Submitted on April 19, 2023 - 4:20PM
The Drexel Libraries winter ScholarSip event held on March 20, 2023 featured “food for thought” with Professor Caroline Schauer, who discussed her research and expertise in creating sustainable plastics out of food waste.
Meet Deborah Bishov, Manager, Information Assistance
Submitted on April 5, 2023 - 11:09AM
Seven new staff members have joined the team since June 2022, including Deborah Bishov, Manager, Information Assistance. Libraries Communications Manager Stacy Stanislaw spoke with Deborah to learn more about her role at Drexel and how she supports the Drexel community.
Library Learning Terrace Reopens for Studying & Group Work
Submitted on April 3, 2023 - 9:27AM
The Library Learning Terrace reopened for student use on April 3, 2023!
Dean's Update: Holistic Planning in a Siloed World
Submitted on February 14, 2023 - 4:27PM
Dean Nitecki explores the challenges of holistic planning and shares insights into how librarians regularly work to build bridges between organizational verticals.
Hot Topic Reading List: ChatGPT & Artificial Intelligence Systems
Submitted on February 9, 2023 - 1:42PM
Chatbots and other AI tools are all over the news right now. Drexel librarians created a reading list to raise awareness and foster further exploration and discussion about the use of chatbots and AI.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.