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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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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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Drexel Alumnus Donates Event Poster from the First-Ever Earth Week

Submitted on April 22, 2022 - 10:16AM

A Drexel alumnus recently donated a poster from Philadelphia's first-ever Earth Week to the University Archives.

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New Dell Laptops Now Available via Lending Kiosk

Submitted on March 28, 2022 - 9:43AM

The Libraries recently replaced the laptops available through the lending kiosk, which is located in Dragons’ Learning Den in the W. W. Hagerty Library.

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Dean’s Update: Transforming to The Hybrid Library

Submitted on March 22, 2022 - 2:23PM

With a long historic identify of being a “place,” today’s library faces challenges of relevancy in a hybrid world. This month, Dean Nitecki considers the question "Does a library exist for staff if it is not occupied or for students if it is not seen?" and shares insights into the Drexel Libraries' own efforts to accommodate the hybrid library. 

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Examining Staff Perspectives on WFH vs. WFO

Submitted on March 22, 2022 - 11:04AM

Six months after the University expanded its flexible work arrangement policy, the Libraries polled its staff to better understand their hybrid work experiences, their expectations for flexible work options, and the extent to which the Libraries’ utilization of the University’s flex policy is working so far. 

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Professor Sharrelle Barber Leads a “Food for Thought” Discussion on the Connections Between Racism & Public Health Inequities

Submitted on March 18, 2022 - 10:46AM

On March 14, 2022, Drexel Professor Sharrelle Barber gave a 'food for thought' discussion on her research on race and public health.

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“Drexel Cartonera: Memorias al Cartón” Now on display in W. W. Hagerty Library

Submitted on March 15, 2022 - 10:54AM

The Drexel Libraries' new exhibit features original, hand-made cardboard books created by Drexel students for their Spanish 410 course. The exhibit is on display in the W. W. Hagerty Library through June 2022.

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Featured Resources: Veterans and Military-Affiliated Resource Collection

Submitted on March 11, 2022 - 11:10AM

The Drexel University Libraries is collaborating with the University's Veterans Task Force to add new print and electronic resources to our catalogue of resources. Check out this list of new books, DVDs and other resources now available through the Libraries.

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Access Local, National & International Newspapers via the Drexel Libraries

Submitted on March 7, 2022 - 1:26PM

The Drexel Libraries provides direct access to online versions of many newspapers, including the Chronicle of Higher Education, New York Times, Washington Post, Philadelphia Business Journal, Philadelphia Inquirer and more, for all current students, faculty and staff. 

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Dean’s Update: Functioning in Corners of Questioned Relevance

Submitted on February 22, 2022 - 3:50PM

This month, Dean Nitecki considers a way to function in the “corners of questioned relevance” through a time of change and disruption.

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Did you Publish a Book in 2021? Tell Us About It!

Submitted on February 21, 2022 - 3:48PM

Did you author or edit a book in 2021? Send us your citation information to be included in the University's annual Celebrating Drexel Authors Event.

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Celebrating 10 Years of Drexel’s Author Event

Submitted on February 21, 2022 - 8:52AM

This year marks another milestone anniversary at the Drexel Libraries: the 10th anniversary of the annual Celebrating Drexel Authors Event!

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Celebrate Black History Month with the Drexel Libraries

Submitted on February 14, 2022 - 3:34PM

To celebrate Black History Month, the Libraries is proud to showcase members of the Drexel community and the impact they have made on our local and global communities. Visit the Libraries’ online resource guide or stop by the W. W. Hagerty Library to check out our latest in person exhibit.

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iDEA, the University’s First Digital Repository, Announces Retirement

Submitted on February 4, 2022 - 10:23AM

On February 16, 2022, the Drexel Libraries will fully decommission the iDEA digital repository platform. After that day, iDEA will no longer be accessible.

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Student Job Opportunities in the Drexel Libraries: Information Explorer Program Assistant

Submitted on January 24, 2022 - 2:48PM

We're hiring student workers! Learn more about the new Information Explorer Program Assistant position.

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Dean’s Update: The Start of a New Year

Submitted on January 20, 2022 - 10:03AM

Happy New Year from the Drexel Libraries! Dean Nitecki rings in 2022 with a look at some of the challenges faced and initial progress made toward delivering programs and services that support the University’s mission and initiatives.

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