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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.