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Equity in Action: Libraries Staff Share Insights from Professional Development Course

Submitted on June 3, 2021 - 11:48AM

This spring, six Drexel Libraries staff completed the virtual course Equity in Action: Fostering an Antiracist Library Culture.

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Drexel University Launches New Archival Collections Database

Submitted on June 3, 2021 - 11:48AM

The Libraries recently migrated to a new archival collections system that brings together finding aids from the University Archives, the College of Medicine and the Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel University, all in one place.

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Scheduled Outage: DragonSearch & My Library Account Unavailable May 29 – 30, 2021

Submitted on May 19, 2021 - 8:29AM

DragonSearch and individual My Library Accounts will be unavailable May 29 through May 30, 2021 due to scheduled vendor maintenance.

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Dean’s Update: Challenges for Higher Education to Deliver Its Mission of Open Dissemination of Knowledge

Submitted on May 10, 2021 - 1:31PM

In this month's Dean's Update, read about some the challenges universities face to connect the global community with scholarship and how the Drexel Libraries continues its work to support that mission.

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Drexel Libraries Demonstrates the Impact of Giving During the 24 Hours of Impact 

Submitted on May 7, 2021 - 10:54AM

The Libraries joined colleges and academic units across the University for the annual 24 Hours of Impact. This year, the Drexel Libraries demonstrated the impact donations made with a live virtual tour of the Drexel Family Digital Archive.

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2021 Virtual Celebrating Drexel Authors Event Draws International Crowd

Submitted on April 30, 2021 - 12:25PM

On April 27, members of the Drexel community came together for the ninth annual Celebrating Drexel Authors event, held virtually via Zoom.

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Dean's Update: Purposeful presentation of one academic library’s Annual Report

Submitted on April 12, 2021 - 1:57PM

This month, read about the Drexel Libraries' new 2020 annual report.

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New! Search for Libraries Resources by DOI or PMID

Submitted on April 9, 2021 - 10:21AM

A new search feature allows clients to search for resources by DOI or PMID.

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Drexel Co-op Students Find Unique Opportunities for Professional Growth at the Drexel Libraries

Submitted on April 7, 2021 - 1:50PM

This spring, the Drexel Libraries welcomed seven co-op students to its staff for the spring-summer 2021 co-op rotation.

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New ‘Resilience Award’ Presented to All Libraries Staff During the 12th Annual Library Celebration Awards

Submitted on April 7, 2021 - 1:39PM

During the 12th annual Library Celebration Awards, the Drexel Libraries not only honored six colleagues and two student employees for their outstanding accomplishments in 2020, but they also presented the entire staff with a new award for their hard work and resilience during COVID-19.

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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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