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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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Dean's Update: Curators never know who might value an archive

Submitted on October 11, 2018 - 2:08PM

This month, Dean Nitecki reflects on her recent trip to the Canadian Rockies and the importance of preserving our histories.

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Century-Old Drilling Equipment Firm Donates Historical Records to Drexel University Archives

Submitted on October 11, 2018 - 1:51PM

The Drexel University Archives received a donation from Schramm, Inc., a local drilling equipment manufacturer, to store and maintain the company’s historical records.

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Faculty Share Research Stories & Advice During ScholarSnack Panel Discussion

Submitted on October 9, 2018 - 1:55PM

The Libraries kicked off the 2018/2019 ScholarSnack event series with a panel discussion on research and publication success on October 1, 2018.

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You Asked, We Answered: Questions From Drexel Students

Submitted on October 3, 2018 - 2:50PM

We asked Drexel students to write down their questions about the Libraries during the first three weeks of the fall 2018 term. Check out what they asked, along with our responses.

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Fall 2018 CHSTM Fellows Select Drexel Archives for Research

Submitted on October 3, 2018 - 2:43PM

Two more CHSTM research fellows have opted to use Drexel University archives in their research.

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Portable Power Chargers Now Available for Loan in W. W. Hagerty & Hahnemann Libraries

Submitted on October 3, 2018 - 2:40PM

In October, the Drexel Libraries introduced two new tech kiosks in the W. W. Hagerty and Hahnemann Libraries. Now, members of the University community can borrow portable power chargers to charge their laptops, mobile phones, tablets and more.

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Welcoming Another Record-Breaking Class to the Drexel Libraries

Submitted on September 26, 2018 - 1:53PM

The Drexel Libraries attended more than 30 events to help welcome another record-breaking freshmen class to campus.

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Join the Drexel Archives and Archives Month Philly for Two Exciting Events this October

Submitted on September 25, 2018 - 1:27PM

This October, celebrate American Archives Month with the Drexel University Archives and Archives Month Philly!

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Letter from the Editor: New Look, Same Commitment

Submitted on September 6, 2018 - 11:13AM

We gave our monthly newsletter a facelift!

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NLM Associate Fellow Joins Drexel Libraries for One-Year Appointment

Submitted on September 4, 2018 - 11:47AM

This month, the Libraries welcomed Shannon Sheridan, an Associate Fellow of the National Library of Medicine, to campus.

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Welcome Drexel Dragons!

Submitted on September 4, 2018 - 11:12AM

Welcome to Drexel, Freshmen! Now that you’re officially a Dragon, you probably have lots of questions, including, “Where is the library and how will it help me?!” Stop by during Welcome Week, and we'll get you the information you need to kick off your academic career at Drexel.

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BrowZine Update: Get Articles Delivered Directly to Your Device

Submitted on September 3, 2018 - 12:04PM

Browzine is new and improved!

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PolicyMap, GIS Data & Mapping Tool, Now Available

Submitted on August 31, 2018 - 11:44AM

Members of the Drexel community can now access PolicyMap, a GIS data and mapping tool, through the Libraries.

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Drexel Libraries Adds Proceedings Papers & Book Citations Indices to Web of Science Access

Submitted on August 31, 2018 - 11:27AM

The Drexel Libraries is pleased to announce the addition of two new collections to its Web of Science subscription: the Conference Proceedings Papers Citation Index and the Book Citation Index.

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Area Teens Join Drexel Libraries Staff through Summer Internship Program

Submitted on August 8, 2018 - 11:45AM

The Drexel Libraries hired two high school student interns this summer as part of the WorkReady Philadelphia Program.

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"Renew Online" and Other Features Temporarily Unavailable, July 30 to August 13

Submitted on July 30, 2018 - 8:20AM

From July 30 to August 13, Libraries clients will not be able to renew books online through their “My Library Accounts” as we work to upgrade our systems.

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Dean's Update: Crafting cool new evidence in the heat of summer

Submitted on July 11, 2018 - 1:26PM

This month, we continue to explore the Libraries' transformation into a model organization, with a focus on the new ways we're telling the story of that transformation and its impact on Drexel.

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Q&A with Sarah Newhouse, Drexel Libraries’ First Digital Archivist

Submitted on July 3, 2018 - 1:26PM

Learn more about the Libraries' new Digital Archivist, Sarah Newhouse, and her plans for the management of Drexel's digital assets as she takes on this exciting new role.  

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New library system to improve information discovery and research experiences

Submitted on June 29, 2018 - 11:37AM

The Drexel University Libraries is modernizing its automated systems to improve information discovery and research experiences.

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Libraries Staff Honor Student "Super Heroes"

Submitted on June 14, 2018 - 10:25AM

Members of the Print Resources Access Management and Client Services departments recently held a special celebration to recognize the 2017/2018 student workers for their hard work and dedication to the Libraries.

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Dean’s Update: Librarians are Challenged to Engage Learners to Develop Information-Savvy Habits

Submitted on June 5, 2018 - 3:23PM

The June issue of In Circulation focuses on several Libraries events and workshops and how they inspire the quest for life-long learning.

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Drexel Libraries to Replace Online Library Catalog with Summon Search Tool

Submitted on June 4, 2018 - 10:33AM

This August, the Drexel University Libraries will fully replace its online library catalog with the search tool Summon.

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Drexel Implements Online-Only Submission Process for All Theses & Dissertations

Submitted on June 4, 2018 - 10:27AM

In April, the Drexel University Libraries, the Graduate College and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Professional Studies (GSBSPS) implemented an electronic-only submission process for all graduate theses and dissertations.

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CHSTM Fellows Select Drexel Archives for Research

Submitted on June 4, 2018 - 12:00AM

This year, two Consotrium for History of Science, Technology and Medicine research fellows opted to use Drexel's archive collections in their research.

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Libraries’ Competition Puts Students’ Information Literacy Skills to the Test

Submitted on June 1, 2018 - 1:57PM

This spring, the Drexel Libraries hosted a new competition based on the famous ice-breaker Two Truths and One Lie.

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Steven Fullwood Shares Archives Expertise During Spring Workshop

Submitted on May 31, 2018 - 4:35PM

On May 23, the Drexel Libraries welcomed Steven G. Fullwood to campus for his workshop, History in Your House, In Your Hands.

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