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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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Dean's Update: A Time to Gather...and Test Old Ways in New Environments

Submitted on November 18, 2021 - 2:52PM

This month, the Dean of Libraries reminds us to slow down and give thanks and gratitude for friends, family, colleagues—and of course the Libraries. 

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Drexel Libraries Resumes On-Campus Intellectual Wellness Program

Submitted on November 17, 2021 - 2:18PM

The Libraries is excited to resume its on-campus intellectual wellness program later this month.

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ScholarSip Turns 10 & Returns to Building Community In Person

Submitted on November 17, 2021 - 2:03PM

The Drexel Libraries is excited to celebrate 10 years of ScholarSip with its first in-person "food for thought" event since December 2019.

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Faculty & Students Join the Drexel Libraries Efforts to Promote Open Access

Submitted on November 11, 2021 - 1:48PM

Each year, the Drexel Libraries seeks new opportunities to increase awareness of the benefits of Open Access (OA) across campus, including through Open Access Week activities and events.

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Dean's Update: The Importance of Communication in Times of Change

Submitted on October 22, 2021 - 9:04AM

Communication is a core driver of change. This month, Dean Nitecki shares examples of how the Libraries is looking to positive, open communication to explain changes to services, resources and facilities for the 2021/2022 academic year.

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WKDU Exhibit Reception Features the DJs (Past & Present) Behind the Station

Submitted on October 21, 2021 - 10:30AM

Drexel faculty, staff, students and alumni gathered together in the W. W. Hagerty Library to share stories about WKDU Philadelphia 91.7 FM during the public opening of the exhibit WKDU: 50 Years of Student-Run Radio.

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Drexel Libraries Unveils New Systems to Enable Preservation & Discovery of Drexel’s Digital Objects and Research Output

Submitted on October 20, 2021 - 3:41PM

The Drexel Libraries launched two online systems to deepen engagement with the University’s archival collections and research assets: the Drexel University Archival Collections platform and the Drexel Research Discovery portal.

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2021 Open Access Week Events to Feature Case Studies & Stories from Drexel Students, Faculty & Staff

Submitted on October 20, 2021 - 3:26PM

Join the Drexel University Libraries for a series of virtual events and discussions that explore the importance of sharing research and ways to adopt and utilize open resources in teaching and research during 2021 Open Access Week.

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DEI SPARK! Staff Event Focuses on Accessibility in the Library and Creating Accessible Content

Submitted on October 12, 2021 - 3:14PM

The Drexel Libraries' new internal staff event series will feature sessions about issues of diversity, equity and inclusions in libraries and are intended to deepen personal and professional connections to them. 

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Dean's Update: The Libraries’ return to modified old environments and adjustments to create new academic experiences

Submitted on September 17, 2021 - 11:04AM

This month, Dean Nitecki toasts the start of a new academic year and explores what the phrase "return to campus" means for the Libraries after 18 months of decreased in-person activity due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Welcoming New & Returning Dragons to the Drexel Libraries: Services for Fall 2021

Submitted on September 14, 2021 - 3:14PM

Learn more about what’s new – and what’s the same – in the Drexel Libraries this fall.

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Drexel Libraries Announces Virtual & In-Person Events for Fall 2021

Submitted on September 14, 2021 - 2:52PM

The Drexel Libraries is excited to announce the return of in-person events for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic. We invite you to join us for this mix of in-person and virtual programming throughout the year.  

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Drexel Libraries to Launch New Online Systems to Deepen Engagement with University Archival Collections & Research Assets

Submitted on September 13, 2021 - 1:39PM

This fall, the Drexel Libraries will formally launch two new systems: the Drexel University Archival Collections platform and the Drexel Research Discovery portal.

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Scheduled Outage: Libraries Online Resources Unavailable Sept. 8, 2021

Submitted on August 24, 2021 - 8:30AM

Due to scheduled system upgrades, on- and off-campus access to the majority of the Libraries’ online resources will be unavailable from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM on Wed., Sept. 8, 2021.

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Drexel Libraries Upgrades the EZBorrow Interlibrary Loan System

Submitted on August 12, 2021 - 1:43PM

On August 12, 2021, the Libraries migrated EZBorrow to a new technology platform that makes it even easier to borrow books and other physical materials from libraries in the region.

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15 Books & Other Resources to Celebrate Juneteenth

Submitted on June 16, 2021 - 3:41PM

To celebrate Juneteenth, staff from the Drexel University Libraries offers a list of recommended books, films, plays, and museum exhibits for students, faculty, staff, alumni, and others to explore.

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Dean's Update: Developing an Inclusive Infrastructure

Submitted on June 10, 2021 - 11:47AM

This month, Dean Nitecki reflects on recent Libraries events and projects that help build supportive and inclusive resources, services and systems for identifying and retrieving information resources.

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2020/2021 ScholarSip Series Concludes with Discussion on Drexel’s Partnership with SEPTA to Fight COVID-19

Submitted on June 8, 2021 - 11:49AM

During the Spring 2021 ScholarSip event, Drexel Engineering Professor Chris Sales discussed Drexel University’s new partnership with the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) to study and develop measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 on public transit.

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Archived “Philly Sounds” Inaugurates Libraries Diversity Webinar series

Submitted on June 8, 2021 - 11:48AM

On June 3, the Drexel Libraries launched its newest “Promoting Diversity through Drexel’s Archival & Special Collections," with a virtual tour and discussion about the Drexel Audio Archives and the Sigma Sound Studios Collections.

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Equity in Action: Libraries Staff Share Insights from Professional Development Course

Submitted on June 3, 2021 - 11:48AM

This spring, six Drexel Libraries staff completed the virtual course Equity in Action: Fostering an Antiracist Library Culture.

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Drexel University Launches New Archival Collections Database

Submitted on June 3, 2021 - 11:48AM

The Libraries recently migrated to a new archival collections system that brings together finding aids from the University Archives, the College of Medicine and the Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel University, all in one place.

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Scheduled Outage: DragonSearch & My Library Account Unavailable May 29 – 30, 2021

Submitted on May 19, 2021 - 8:29AM

DragonSearch and individual My Library Accounts will be unavailable May 29 through May 30, 2021 due to scheduled vendor maintenance.

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Dean’s Update: Challenges for Higher Education to Deliver Its Mission of Open Dissemination of Knowledge

Submitted on May 10, 2021 - 1:31PM

In this month's Dean's Update, read about some the challenges universities face to connect the global community with scholarship and how the Drexel Libraries continues its work to support that mission.

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Drexel Libraries Demonstrates the Impact of Giving During the 24 Hours of Impact 

Submitted on May 7, 2021 - 10:54AM

The Libraries joined colleges and academic units across the University for the annual 24 Hours of Impact. This year, the Drexel Libraries demonstrated the impact donations made with a live virtual tour of the Drexel Family Digital Archive.

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2021 Virtual Celebrating Drexel Authors Event Draws International Crowd

Submitted on April 30, 2021 - 12:25PM

On April 27, members of the Drexel community came together for the ninth annual Celebrating Drexel Authors event, held virtually via Zoom.

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Dean's Update: Purposeful presentation of one academic library’s Annual Report

Submitted on April 12, 2021 - 1:57PM

This month, read about the Drexel Libraries' new 2020 annual report.

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New! Search for Libraries Resources by DOI or PMID

Submitted on April 9, 2021 - 10:21AM

A new search feature allows clients to search for resources by DOI or PMID.

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