For a better experience, click the Compatibility Mode icon above to turn off Compatibility Mode, which is only for viewing older websites.

Articles by Tag

All News tagged "news_and_events"

Drexel's Polish Poster Collections Now Available Online Through iDEA

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on April 14, 2017 - 3:00AM

Drexel's Polish posters collection is now included in iDEA, the University's digital repository.

Read More

'Fresh Air' Archive Preserves Decades of Culture & History for Future Generations

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on April 6, 2017 - 10:00AM

With help from the Drexel Libraries, WHYY recently completed a project to digitize moments from Fresh Air with Terry Gross.

Read More

Thoughts About Umbrellas

Submitted by Danuta A. Nitecki on April 6, 2017 - 10:00AM

In this month's Dean's Update, Dean Nitecki explores the relationship to access to information and the expectation that it be freely available.

Read More

University Libraries Enriches Drexel's Global Research Experiences

Submitted by Janice Masud-Paul on April 6, 2017 - 9:00AM

The Drexel University Libraries offers numerous services and resources to support students, faculty and staff while they study and perform research abroad.

Read More

Improving Discoverability of Drexel University's Scholarly Communications

Submitted by Spencer Lamm on April 6, 2017 - 9:00AM

The Libraries is now a member of the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI PMH).

Read More

Jay Bhatt Named 'Engineering Librarian of the Year' by SLA Engineering Division

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on April 6, 2017 - 5:00AM

Jay Bhatt, Liaison Librarian for Engineering, has been named the 2017 Engineering Librarian of the Year by the Engineering Division of the Special Library Association.

Read More

Drexel Libraries' ScholarSip event Broadcast Live on YouTube for First Time

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

The winter term ScholarSip event was broadcast live via the University's YouTube channel for the first time in the event's history.

Read More

Finals Week Events: FREE Coffee + Coloring Days

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on March 17, 2017 - 4:30AM

Need a break? Stop by the Libraries during Finals Week for coffee, snacks and coloring pages.

Read More

Growing Collaboration between Drexel Libraries and Steinbright Career Development Center Integral to Co-op Program

Submitted by Elise Ferer on March 2, 2017 - 11:00AM

The Libraries frequently collaborates with the Steinbright Career Development Center to help students as they search for co-op placements and post-graduate positions.

Read More

Bookmark Cafe Reopens Amidst Continuing Upgrades

Submitted by Ann Yurcaba on March 2, 2017 - 10:00AM

The Bookmark Cafe reopened on February 27, 2017 after several weeks of renovations.

Read More

Drexel University Libraries and the College of Engineering Co-Host Student PITCH Competition

Submitted by Jay Bhatt on March 2, 2017 - 10:00AM

Drexel Libraries and the College of Engineering co-hosted the inaugural PITCH Competition.

Read More

On Traveling to US Conferences

Submitted by Danuta A. Nitecki on March 2, 2017 - 2:00AM

This month, Dean Nitecki addresses the US travel ban and its impact on an upcoming conference being held on Drexel's campus.

Read More

Undergraduate Workshop Series

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

The Libraries is hosting a series of workshops to help students prepare for the University's Week of Undergraduate Excellence.

Read More

Discounted Tuition Rates for ICPSR Summer Program

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on February 13, 2017 - 11:00AM

Drexel faculty, staff and students are eligable for discounted tuition rates on the ICPSR Summer Program.

Read More

Drexel Alumnus to Donate Work Files of Harry C. Rippel to University Archives

Submitted by Matthew Lyons on February 3, 2017 - 10:00AM

Richard Ripple, a Drexel University alumnus, recently donated the work files of his father to the University Archives.

Read More

Drexel University Libraries to Host EBLIP9 Conference; Keynote speakers announced

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on February 3, 2017 - 10:00AM

The Drexel University Libraries will host the 9th International Evidence-Based Library & Information Practice Conference this summer.

Read More

Drexel Libraries Partners with Psychology Department to Host 'I am Psyched!' Traveling Exhibit

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on February 3, 2017 - 9:00AM

A pop-up exhibit from the American Psychological Association that uses the history of psychology to engage girls of color in the profession will be on display in the W. W. Hagerty Library later this month.

Read More

Social Media Event to Highlight the Importance of Data

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on February 2, 2017 - 9:00AM

Drexel Libraries will participate in the 2nd annual "Love Your Data Week," an online social media event that raises awareness of data management, data sharing and data preservation.

Read More

Calling all Drexel Authors and Editors!

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on January 11, 2017 - 12:40PM

The fifth annual Celebrating Drexel Authors event is just a few months away. Let us know if you have written or edited a book in 2016 to be included in this year's program.

Read More

I am Psyched! exhibit coming to Drexel University Libraries

Submitted by Stacy Stanislaw on January 11, 2017 - 12:34PM

Save the date! The American Psychological Association's I Am Psyched! exhibit is coming to Drexel Libraries in February.

Read More

Drexel's Writer's Room receives a Big Read Grant from the NEA

Submitted by Elise Ferer on July 29, 2016 - 12:24PM

This September, Drexel's Writers Room, a literary arts program designed to bring the Drexel community and its neighboring residents together, will use Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God as the basis for a series events supported by a NEA Big Read grant. Writers Room will partner with The Free Library of Philadelphia as well as other partners across the city to use both writing and art to create a community from a wide range of people throughout Philadelphia. Events will vary from book discussions and writing sessions to a second line parade through campus and a demonstration of soul food cooking by Drexel Alum chef Brian Lofink.

Read More

Dean's Update: Framing Drivers for Change

Submitted by Jenny James Lee on July 12, 2016 - 4:14PM

[The Dean's Update is a reoccurring column introducing the Libraries' monthly newsletter In Circulation.] In recent months it seems that more and more people are bringing to my attention their new discovery that 'libraries must really be changing.' They ask me to have coffee, seeking my impressions of what goes on in libraries or sharing newspaper articles, blog posts or other communications. For those of us in the midst of the change, this isn't news, it is simply a continuation of our work. Libraries have seen many changes over the years and we continue to project what drives the need for change and to make sense of transformations that occur.

Read More

Liaisons Participate in Open Access Discussion

Submitted by Jenny James Lee on July 8, 2016 - 11:56AM

On Tuesday, June 6, 2016 liaison librarians Shannon Robinson and Jay Bhatt participated in a panel discussion with the ExCITe Center's podcast series, ExCITeCast, speaking about open access and research.

Read More

Libraries Celebrate the Legacy of Drexel President William Walsh Hagerty

Submitted by Jenny James Lee on July 8, 2016 - 11:14AM

On Friday, June 10, 2016 the Libraries hosted a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of former Drexel president William Walsh Hagerty. Hagerty was a transformative president who laid the groundwork for the institution that Drexel is today.

Read More

Dean's Update: Strengthening communities around access to information

Submitted by Jenny James Lee on May 4, 2016 - 3:45PM

Access to information is a public good. It enables us to make informed decisions and improve lives. On a global level, communities that have timely and relevant information are better positioned to take advantage of the economic, social, and educational opportunities that access can provide. At Drexel, access to authoritative information and strengthening the community's ability to use it, position the University to improve economic growth, strengthen civic engagement and add to the world's knowledge. Worldwide, libraries are trusted institutions that reinforce and strengthen communities. By first preserving and organizing information, libraries have created places for people to access knowledge. But, libraries go beyond ensuring access to information. They guide people to find information to make better-informed decisions to improve their lives, which subsequently makes for a better society.

Read More

Join the Libraries and #ChoosePrivacy this Week

Submitted by Jenny James Lee on May 4, 2016 - 3:41PM

Our privacy is increasingly threatened as technology, social media, mobile computing and 'big data' analytics continually expand and become more sophisticated in connecting and exposing us. The recent Pew Research Center project on Privacy and Information Sharing reports that more than 90% of adults 'agree or strongly agree that consumers have lost control of how personal information is collected and used by companies.' A majority express a 'consistent lack of confidence about the security of everyday communication channels and the organizations that control them.' Hacking, key-logging, phishing and malware attacks make us all vulnerable. Libraries, and librarians as a profession, are dedicated to providing access to information while defending the individual privacy and civil liberties of their patrons

Read More

PAR and the Libraries

Submitted by Abby Adamczyk on May 4, 2016 - 3:37PM

Drexel is beginning a new cycle of Program Alignment and Review [PAR] and the Libraries is a source of information for multiple aspects of the reviews. The Libraries offers to identify scholarly works produced by faculty in each program. Librarians are able to provide comparative metrics, such as citation counts and impact factor, for publications by Drexel faculty as well as faculty at peer and benchmark institutions. Using InCites, we help to identify research subjects that are areas of excellence for the program. The example provided is a graph of publications over the last five years for five U.S. research universities that compares the amount of output from each institution, Drexel liaison librarians assist in further uncovering and analyzing available data about faculty publications by a specific department.

Read More

Libraries Transform: Drexel's Libraries Celebrate National Library Week

Submitted by Jenny James Lee on April 13, 2016 - 11:25AM

Read More

Dean's Update: Organizing for Data Management

Submitted by Danuta A. Nitecki on April 8, 2016 - 9:59AM

Read More

New Popular Books

Submitted by Jenny James Lee on March 29, 2016 - 2:30PM

Read More