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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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ProQuest unavailable Saturday night, January 28th, starting at 10 PM EST

Submitted on January 26, 2017 - 11:55AM

ProQuest research databases will be unavailable on Saturday, January 28th for maintenance.

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Get It Is Getting Better!

Submitted on December 16, 2015 - 9:00AM

One of the most common frustrations we hear about from our Libraries users - students and faculty alike - is the laborious, sometimes complicated process of moving from journal article citation, to Get It menu, to that treasured full text. Drexel Libraries has implemented some changes that will streamline the process.

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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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A Look Back at Welcome Week 2019

Submitted on October 2, 2019 - 12:25PM

This year, Drexel’s Welcome Week consisted of 250 events, all held over the course of the 10 days. Relive the Drexel Libraries' Welcome Week events with this collection of photos.

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Drexel Players Collection Sheds Light on History of Theater at Drexel from 1890s to 2000s

Submitted on October 2, 2019 - 12:23PM

The Drexel University Archives recently processed a collection of materials related to the history of theater at Drexel, called The Drexel Players Collection.

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Photo Essay: Drexel Libraries Renovates 1st Floor of W. W. Hagerty Library

Submitted on October 2, 2019 - 12:19PM

In September 2019, the Drexel Libraries replaced furnishings on the first floor of the W. W. Hagerty Library.

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Dean's Update: October Celebrates Efforts to Keep Recorded Knowledge Alive

Submitted on October 2, 2019 - 12:11PM

In this issue of In Circulation, we share the Drexel Libraries’ acknowledgement of October’s American Archives Month, as well as International Open Access Week, and invite readers to join us in reflecting on challenges and new strategies to keep recorded knowledge alive.

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Bringing OERs to Campus: A Panel Discussion with Drexel’s Library Faculty Fellow

Submitted on October 2, 2019 - 12:05PM

On October 22, the Drexel Libraries will host a panel discussion with three of the 2019 Library Faculty Fellows, who will share information about their work with OERs and discuss how OERs and low-cost and no-cost textbook alternatives can help Drexel students succeed.

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CHSTM Fellow Selects the College of Medicine’s Legacy Center Archives for Research

Submitted on September 18, 2019 - 11:23AM

CHSTM recently announced its second round of 2019/2020 research fellows, including one researcher who selected the Drexel University College of Medicine Legacy Center Archives as one of the collections she will utilize for her work.

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Acknowledging Another Successful Cohort of Library Faculty Fellows

Submitted on September 6, 2019 - 9:21AM

In January, the Drexel Libraries appointed its second cohort of Library Faculty Fellows. Read more about the three Fellows appointed to explore ways to promote and incorporate Open Educational Resources (OERs) in coursework at Drexel.

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Modeling One Practice Toward Ensuring Access to Scholarship

Submitted on September 5, 2019 - 10:14AM

This article offers insights into how the Drexel Libraries models one practice toward ensuring access to scholarship through its resource sharing services.

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Welcome to the Drexel Libraries: Resources for New Dragons

Submitted on September 4, 2019 - 10:31AM

Welcome new Dragons! Explore and familiarize yourself with the Libraries' resources and services before classes begin.

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Research Funders Now Require ORCID IDs

Submitted on September 3, 2019 - 2:20PM

Learn more about the new policies the NIH, AHRQ and CDC issues aruond the use of ORCID iDs.

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ScholarSip 2019/2020: University & Industry Research Collaborations

Submitted on September 3, 2019 - 2:15PM

ScholarSip is back for its ninth year with three new sessions that address the theme University and Industry Research Collaborations.

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Dean’s Update: #LibrariesMatter

Submitted on September 3, 2019 - 11:53AM

In this month's Dean's Update, Dean Nitecki highlights the Libraries' contributions to scholarly communications.

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Welcome Week Events at the Drexel Libraries

Submitted on September 3, 2019 - 11:18AM

Check out all the events we have planned to help new Drexel students, faculty and staff get acquainted with the the Libraries' resources and services as they start their first year on campus.

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Dean's Update: The Summer Slowdown

Submitted on August 8, 2019 - 8:57AM

This month's issue of In Circulation features articles on the Libraries' changing environments, from the recent renovation of the Queen Lane Library to a look at wellness and learner environments.

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Queen Lane Library Reopens After Summer Renovations

Submitted on August 7, 2019 - 10:58AM

With the completion of a summer-long project to transform one of Drexel’s health sciences libraries, the Queen Lane Library is officially open. Read more about the changes we made to the Library!

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Wellness and Libraries

Submitted on August 1, 2019 - 9:53AM

Earlier this summer, Drexel Libraries staff attended a two-week online course, sponsored by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, that explored various aspects of a healthy workplace, including physical, mental and emotional components.

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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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Dean's Update: Interested in Assessing the Relationship Between Physical Space and Learning?

Submitted on July 10, 2019 - 11:15AM

This month’s Libraries newsletter offers examples of ways a library fosters learning by engaging multiple perspectives to address a common topic of interest, including a look back at the recent SCUP Mid-Atlantic Symposium on informal learning spaces.

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Students Discover Drexel’s Diverse History in University Archives

Submitted on July 9, 2019 - 12:00AM

Last term, students in Professor Scott Knowles’ course, The History of Drexel University, got some first-hand experience in the Drexel University Archives.

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Q/A with Douglas Baird, PhD, Drexel University College of Medicine

Submitted on July 3, 2019 - 11:16AM

This month, the Libraries sat down with Library Faculty Fellow Douglas Baird to learn more about his work to raise awareness of Open Educational Resources (OERs) at Drexel. 

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Ted Daeschler Addresses Challenges of Communicating Geoscience Research to Inspire Citizen Engagement

Submitted on July 3, 2019 - 11:12AM

The Drexel Libraries welcomed Ted Daeschler, Curator of Vertebrate Zoology at the Academy of Natural Sciences and a professor in Drexel’s College of Arts and Sciences, to the June ScholarSip event, where he discussed the importance of communicating geoscience research to inspire citizen engagement.

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What’s Next? When You Need Information, but Don’t Have Access to an Academic Library

Submitted on June 5, 2019 - 9:47AM

Looking for information resources to help you in your quest for life-long learning but don't have access to an academic library? Check out these tips from Drexel librarians for finding high-quality online information resources to use in research and learning.

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Dean’s Update: The Graduate Transition to Alumni Learning

Submitted on June 4, 2019 - 2:10PM

This month, we share tips and information for our 2019 graduates and alumni to help them find reputable information resources even after they've left Drexel.

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Frequently Asked Questions: Library Resources for Drexel Grads & Alumni

Submitted on June 4, 2019 - 1:49PM

As we say congrats and farewell to the Class of 2019, we revisit some Frequently Asked Questions about utilizing the Libraries’ resources after becoming an alumnus.

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Continuing Your Education After Graduation at the Free Library of Philadelphia

Submitted on June 4, 2019 - 1:27PM

Public libraries have far more to offer than just leisure reading books, including many of the databases and resources students use during their studies at Drexel. Learn more about the resources and services you can find at a public library to help you throughout life after Drexel.

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Drexel Libraries’ Summer Hours: June 21 – September 6, 2019

Submitted on May 29, 2019 - 12:17PM

Starting June 21, the Drexel University Libraries will open with reduced service hours on Fridays through September 6, 2019.

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