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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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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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Wednesdays@Noon Webinar Series Offers New Opportunities to Connect with DUL Experts

Submitted on January 12, 2021 - 5:38PM

Introducing Wednesdays@Noon, a new webinar series that connects Drexel researchers, faculty, staff and students with the Libraries’ expertise, tools, resources and services.

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Dean’s Update: Imagining a Post-Pandemic Library

Submitted on January 12, 2021 - 5:35PM

Happy New Year! This month, Dean Nitecki looks at the year ahead and shares initial thoughts on imagining the post-pandemic library.

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Welcome Back! What’s New at the Drexel University Libraries in Winter 2021

Submitted on January 11, 2021 - 1:43PM

Learn about the Libraries' new (and returning!) services for winter 2021.

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Drexel University Libraries Expands Online Seat Reservation System

Submitted on January 8, 2021 - 3:57PM

The Drexel Libraries recently expanded its online seat reservation system to include seats and study spaces managed by University Facilities, Office of the University Registrar, Drexel Student Life, Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, and the College of Engineering.

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Check out the Latest Updates to the Libraries’ Homepage Search Functionality

Submitted on January 5, 2021 - 3:09PM

The Drexel Libraries recently updated its homepage search functionality to ensure more efficient searching.

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Fall ScholarSip Event Focused on Inequities as a Cause and a Consequence of COVID-19

Submitted on December 16, 2020 - 2:32PM

Missed the fall 2020 ScholarSip event with Drexel Professor Usama Bilal? Read a recap of the event here or watch the recording on the Libraries' YouTube page.

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Drexel Libraries' 2020 Winter Break Schedule

Submitted on December 14, 2020 - 1:18AM

We're taking off for a few days! The Drexel Libraries will close for the winter break from Dec. 23, 2020 through Jan. 3, 2021.

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Navigating A Virtual Co-op Experience During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Submitted on December 3, 2020 - 1:29PM

Autumn Wells, the Libraries' marketing and communications co-op, reflects on navigating co-op and classes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Dean's Update: 'Tis the Season

Submitted on December 3, 2020 - 1:15PM

As 2020 comes to a close, Dean Nitecki looks at just a few of the ways in which the Libraries has adapted its traditions for sharing gratitude and supporting the Drexel community.

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Reimaging Libraries Spaces to Provide Essential Services for the Drexel Community

Submitted on December 3, 2020 - 11:10AM

Learn about the Library Learning Terrace's "new life" as a Drexel University COVID-19 student testing site.

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Attend the Fall 2020 ScholarSip Discussion of How COVID-19 has Amplified Societal Inequities

Submitted on December 2, 2020 - 10:54AM

Drexel Professor Usama Bilal will address the theme Responding to COVID-19 through Research and Scientific Problem-Solving during the fall 2020 ScholarSip event.

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Deans Update: A Memorable October to November Story

Submitted on November 12, 2020 - 9:02AM

This month, Dean Nitecki reflects back on the 2020 presidential election and the role libraries play in facilitating and encouraging voting.

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Drexel Libraries’ "Countdown to Vote" Series Helped Students Prepare for the 2020 Election

Submitted on November 10, 2020 - 1:36AM

Throughout October, the Libraries hosted "Countdown to Vote," a webinar series aimed at helping the Drexel community become politically active and informed voters.

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Drexel Faculty Share Testimonials about the Importance of Open Access

Submitted on November 5, 2020 - 2:11PM

To celebrate Open Access Week in October, Drexel faculty shared their views of the importance of Open Access.

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A Look Back at Open Access Week 2020

Submitted on November 5, 2020 - 1:36PM

Open Access Week, an international event promoting open access to research, returned for its 13th year this October. The Libraries participated by hosting virtual events and contributing to the conversation on social media.

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Libraries Staff Reflections: Returning to Campus During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Submitted on October 8, 2020 - 4:16PM

The Drexel Libraries' staff reflect on an unconventional return to campus amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Dean’s Update: Exploring the Diverse Connotations of “Open Access”

Submitted on October 8, 2020 - 11:52AM

This month, Dean Nitecki explores the various meanings of the phrase "open access" and what it means to the Libraries.

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Drexel Libraries to Celebrate Open Access Week 2020

Submitted on October 7, 2020 - 4:09PM

The Drexel University Libraries is celebrating Open Access Week from October 19 – 25, 2020. This annual, international event was launched in 2007 to promote open access to research within the academic and research communities.

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ScholarSip Returns in Fall 2020 for its 9th Season

Submitted on October 7, 2020 - 3:46PM

Join the Libraries for the 9th season of ScholarSip, featuring "food for thought" sessions that address the theme Responding to COVID-19 through Research and Scientific Problem-Solving.

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"Countdown to Vote" Increases Engagement in 2020 Election

Submitted on October 6, 2020 - 2:22PM

As part of the Drexel Votes initiative, the Libraries is pleased to host several webinars that focus on voting and elections, including sessions on at-home voting and COVID-19, election reform, and the electoral college.

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When Drexel Libraries & Faculty Collaborate: An Interview with Lloyd Ackert, PhD

Submitted on September 14, 2020 - 6:32PM

This month, the Drexel Libraries’ Brad Eden, Director, Scholarly Connections, sat down (virtually) with Drexel Teaching Professor Lloyd Ackert to learn more about his research and teaching interests and how the Drexel Libraries supports his work. 

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Reflections from the Drexel Libraries’ Director, Scholarly Connections

Submitted on September 14, 2020 - 6:14PM

Brad Eden joined the Drexel Libraries earlier this year as the new Director, Scholarly Connections. Learn about his new role and what he is doing to help lead the Libraries' efforts to facilitate and build connections to scholarship.

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Welcoming the University Community Back to the Libraries (Both Virtually & On Campus)

Submitted on September 14, 2020 - 2:53PM

After much planning and frequent adjustments to drafts of our “revised services” for the fall term, the Drexel Libraries is ready to welcome students and faculty for the start of the new academic year.

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Dean’s UpdateWill the Pandemic Forever Shift the Libraries’ Connections?

Submitted on September 14, 2020 - 12:00PM

In this month’s issue of In Circulation, Dean Nitecki continues to report on the Libraries' current services and its progress in building the Libraries’ capacity for its innovative long-term strategies to strengthen Drexel’s connections to scholarship.

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Spotlight on Open Access Resources

Submitted on September 14, 2020 - 11:51AM

Beyond the Drexel Libraries, numerous organizations, archives, libraries, and museums help connect researchers and students to information by provide free access to their digitized collections. Here we feature a few interesting and innovative open access resources available to anyone around the world, focusing on those of interest to Drexel faculty and researchers.

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