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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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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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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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Drexel Libraries Announces Author Funding for Open Access Publishing

Submitted on January 18, 2022 - 3:45PM

The Libraries now offers support for Drexel scholars to help cover the cost of article processing charges required to publish in many Open Access journals.

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ScholarSip 10th Anniversary Celebrations Begin with “Food for Thought” from Drexel Professor Franco Montalto

Submitted on January 13, 2022 - 10:17AM

The fall event, held December 6, 2021, not only marked the 10th anniversary year of ScholarSip, but it also marked the return to limited in-person gatherings.

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Dr. King Week of Service and Engagement 2022 Booklist

Submitted on January 12, 2022 - 4:36PM

In celebration of Dr. King Week of Service & Engagement, the Lindy Center for Civic Engagement and the Drexel Libraries collaborated to compile a reading list so you can learn about issues of race, racial equity, and civil rights as you explore his legacy.

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Now Online: Drexel Libraries’ 2021 Annual Report

Submitted on January 6, 2022 - 8:31AM

Explore the Drexel University Libraries' new online Annual Report for 2021 and find out more about our most recent work to support the University’s missions and ambitions.

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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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