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Associate Clinical Professor Esther Chernak Offers “Food for Thought” on Disaster Communications for Families with Children with Special Health Care Needs

Submitted on March 24, 2021 - 1:28PM

The Libraries marked the first anniversary of the University’s decision to shift to remote classes due to COVID-19 with another virtual ScholarSip session that addressed this year's theme of “responding to COVID-19 through research and scientific problem-solving.”

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Get the Most out of a COVID-Safe Spring Break

Submitted on March 16, 2021 - 2:17PM

Since spring break looks a little different in quarantine, Libraries staff compiled a few activities to keep your mind busy over the break from the comfort of your home.

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Dean’s Update: Redefining the scope of library collections to ensure access to authoritative information

Submitted on March 8, 2021 - 10:55AM

This month, Dean Nitecki explores two critical components of successfully ensuring access to authoritative information: the discovery and the availability of information resources.

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Drexel’s Archived Websites Now Discoverable via DragonSearch

Submitted on March 8, 2021 - 10:55AM

The Drexel University Archives' collection of the University's archived websites is now available in DragonSearch, making it even easier to access this collection capturing Drexel's online presence since 2009.

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University Archives Staff Discover Personal Letters by Anthony J. Drexel

Submitted on March 4, 2021 - 10:53AM

Archives staff recently found two personal letters University Founder A. J. Drexel wrote to his son John in 1890.

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Calling All Drexel Book Authors & Editors

Submitted on March 1, 2021 - 11:52AM

Did you author or edit a book in 2020? We want to hear about it!

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New Expanded Libraries Hours Beginning March 29, 2021

Submitted on March 1, 2021 - 10:11AM

We're increasing our on-campus open hours beginning Monday, March 29, 2021!

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Dean's Update: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at the Core to Library Values

Submitted on February 3, 2021 - 1:35PM

This month, Dean Nitecki discusses the importance of creating diverse, accessible and inclusive environments that make clients from all backgrounds and ethnicities feel welcome both in physical and virtual spaces.

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Formalizing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Efforts at the Drexel University Libraries

Submitted on February 3, 2021 - 1:12PM

This year, the Libraries is taking additional steps to formalize its efforts to support and embrace equity, inclusion and diversity at Drexel. 

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Drexel Libraries Staff Reflect on the importance of DOCLINE as the Service Turns 35

Submitted on February 2, 2021 - 5:33PM

Thirty-five years ago, the National Library of Medicine launched the interlibrary loan service called DOCLINE. Read about how the service has impacted the Drexel Libraries and other member organizations over the years. 

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New Drexel Family Digital Archive Exhibit Celebrates the Legacy of the University’s Founder and his Family

Submitted on February 2, 2021 - 4:32PM

In January, the Drexel University Archives announced the formal launch of the Drexel Family Digital Archive online exhibit: a new digital exhibit documenting the legacy of University founder Anthony J. Drexel and his family 

 

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Announcing the Winter and Spring ScholarSip Speakers

Submitted on February 1, 2021 - 4:36PM

The Drexel University Libraries is excited to welcome Drexel Professors Esther Chernak and Christopher Sales as its winter and spring 2021 ScholarSip guest speakers.

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Wednesdays@Noon Webinar Series Offers New Opportunities to Connect with DUL Experts

Submitted on January 12, 2021 - 5:38PM

Introducing Wednesdays@Noon, a new webinar series that connects Drexel researchers, faculty, staff and students with the Libraries’ expertise, tools, resources and services.

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Dean’s Update: Imagining a Post-Pandemic Library

Submitted on January 12, 2021 - 5:35PM

Happy New Year! This month, Dean Nitecki looks at the year ahead and shares initial thoughts on imagining the post-pandemic library.

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Welcome Back! What’s New at the Drexel University Libraries in Winter 2021

Submitted on January 11, 2021 - 1:43PM

Learn about the Libraries' new (and returning!) services for winter 2021.

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Drexel University Libraries Expands Online Seat Reservation System

Submitted on January 8, 2021 - 3:57PM

The Drexel Libraries recently expanded its online seat reservation system to include seats and study spaces managed by University Facilities, Office of the University Registrar, Drexel Student Life, Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, and the College of Engineering.

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Check out the Latest Updates to the Libraries’ Homepage Search Functionality

Submitted on January 5, 2021 - 3:09PM

The Drexel Libraries recently updated its homepage search functionality to ensure more efficient searching.

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Fall ScholarSip Event Focused on Inequities as a Cause and a Consequence of COVID-19

Submitted on December 16, 2020 - 2:32PM

Missed the fall 2020 ScholarSip event with Drexel Professor Usama Bilal Read a recap of the event here or watch the recording on the Libraries' YouTube page.

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Drexel Libraries' 2020 Winter Break Schedule

Submitted on December 14, 2020 - 1:18AM

We're taking off for a few days! The Drexel Libraries will close for the winter break from Dec. 23, 2020 through Jan. 3, 2021.

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Navigating A Virtual Co-op Experience During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Submitted on December 3, 2020 - 1:29PM

Autumn Wells, the Libraries' marketing and communications co-op, reflects on navigating co-op and classes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Dean's Update: 'Tis the Season

Submitted on December 3, 2020 - 1:15PM

As 2020 comes to a close, Dean Nitecki looks at just a few of the ways in which the Libraries has adapted its traditions for sharing gratitude and supporting the Drexel community.

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Reimaging Libraries Spaces to Provide Essential Services for the Drexel Community

Submitted on December 3, 2020 - 11:10AM

Learn about the Library Learning Terrace's "new life" as a Drexel University COVID-19 student testing site.

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Attend the Fall 2020 ScholarSip Discussion of How COVID-19 has Amplified Societal Inequities

Submitted on December 2, 2020 - 10:54AM

Drexel Professor Usama Bilal will address the theme Responding to COVID-19 through Research and Scientific Problem-Solving during the fall 2020 ScholarSip event.

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Deans Update: A Memorable October to November Story

Submitted on November 12, 2020 - 9:02AM

This month, Dean Nitecki reflects back on the 2020 presidential election and the role libraries play in facilitating and encouraging voting.

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Drexel Libraries’ "Countdown to Vote" Series Helped Students Prepare for the 2020 Election

Submitted on November 10, 2020 - 1:36AM

Throughout October, the Libraries hosted "Countdown to Vote," a webinar series aimed at helping the Drexel community become politically active and informed voters.

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Drexel Faculty Share Testimonials about the Importance of Open Access

Submitted on November 5, 2020 - 2:11PM

To celebrate Open Access Week in October, Drexel faculty shared their views of the importance of Open Access.

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A Look Back at Open Access Week 2020

Submitted on November 5, 2020 - 1:36PM

Open Access Week, an international event promoting open access to research, returned for its 13th year this October. The Libraries participated by hosting virtual events and contributing to the conversation on social media.

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Libraries Staff Reflections: Returning to Campus During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Submitted on October 8, 2020 - 4:16PM

The Drexel Libraries' staff reflect on an unconventional return to campus amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Dean’s Update: Exploring the Diverse Connotations of “Open Access”

Submitted on October 8, 2020 - 11:52AM

This month, Dean Nitecki explores the various meanings of the phrase "open access" and what it means to the Libraries.

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Drexel Libraries to Celebrate Open Access Week 2020

Submitted on October 7, 2020 - 4:09PM

The Drexel University Libraries is celebrating Open Access Week from October 19 – 25, 2020. This annual, international event was launched in 2007 to promote open access to research within the academic and research communities.

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