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Drexel's Seventh President: William Walsh Hagerty

Submitted by Jenny James Lee 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 by Stacy Stanislaw 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 by Kathleen Turner 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: 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 by Stacy Stanislaw 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 by Stacy Stanislaw 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 by Antoinette Williams 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 by Elizabeth Ten Have 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 by Matthew Lyons 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 by Stacy Stanislaw 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 by Stacy Stanislaw 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 by Stacy Stanislaw 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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General Data Protection Regulation Goes into Effect

Submitted on May 29, 2018 - 11:07AM

The new European Union General Data Protection Regulation went into effect on May 25th, 2018. Learn more about what this means for you.

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Drexel Libraries and Westphal College of Media Arts & Design to Co-Host Art Exhibition on Migration

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on October 2, 2017 - 8:52AM

This fall, the Drexel University Libraries and Westphal College of Media Arts & Design are collaborating to bring the work of three artists to campus in an exhibit called Migration.

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Drexel Libraries and Drexel University Online Partner to Offer New Research Skills Resource

Submitted by Elizabeth Ten Have on June 16, 2017 - 10:50AM

The Drexel University Libraries and Drexel University Online are partnering to provide access to Sage Research Methods Online.

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Updated Libraries Hours: Summer 2017 Schedule

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on June 14, 2017 - 2:30PM

The Libraries will open with reduced service hours on Fridays from June 16 - September 1, 2017.

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Advocacy, Data and the Library

Submitted by Danuta A. Nitecki on June 13, 2017 - 6:06PM

This month, Drexel's Dean of Libraries examines how the library can use data and access to information to affect positive change.

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2017 Day of Giving a Big Success

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on June 12, 2017 - 10:45AM

The Libraries raised nearly $2,000 during Drexel's 2017 Day of Giving.

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Libraries Subscribes to new Law & Legal Information Resource

Submitted by Elizabeth Ten Have on June 12, 2017 - 3:53AM

Drexel University Libraries has initiated a subscription to Westlaw campus Research, a sister product of Westlaw.

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Finals Week Coffee & Coloring

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on June 9, 2017 - 11:50AM

Finals week is fast approaching, and the Libraries is offering coffee, snacks and coloring pages to help you through it.

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Drexel Libraries Moving to EZProxy Access for All Online Resources

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on June 5, 2017 - 2:34PM

The Libraries is making access to its electronic resources more secure by transitioning to the proxy service, EZproxy.

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Leisure DVD Collection Now Located on the 2nd Floor of W. W. Hagerty Library

Submitted by Daniel McCann on June 5, 2017 - 9:00AM

The Libraries' DVD collection has moved to the stacks on the second floor of the W. W. Hagerty Library.

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Libraries Reorganizing Bound Journal Collection

Submitted by Daniel McCann on June 1, 2017 - 1:40PM

The Libraries is reorganizing its bound journal collection in the W. W. Hagerty Library, which may cause some minor noise disruptions.

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Eight Individuals Recognized at 2017 Library Celebration Awards

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on June 1, 2017 - 10:00AM

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Dean's Update: Happy Birthday, Mrs. Hagerty

Submitted by Danuta A. Nitecki on May 5, 2017 - 11:00AM

In May, Dean of Libraries Danuta A. Nitecki, PhD, visited Mary E. Hagerty on the eve of her 100th birthday.

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Why You Need an ORCID iD: Benefits for Faculty and Student Researchers

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on May 5, 2017 - 11:00AM

More publishers require authors have ORCID ID in order to publish, making it more and more important for researchers to register for a unique, digital identifier.

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Are You Ready to Break the Code?

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on May 3, 2017 - 11:00AM

Become a code-breaker in training today!

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Fifth Annual Authors Event Recognizes 75 Drexel Writers and Editors

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on May 1, 2017 - 11:00AM

 On April 26, 2017, University faculty, staff and student - as well as friends and family - gathered in the A. J. Drexel Picture Gallery to recognize Drexel authors.

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Drexel Libraries Participates in 2017 Choose Privacy Week

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on May 1, 2017 - 9:00AM

The Libraries is participating in the American Library Association's "Choose Privacy Week," May 1 - 5, 2017.

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