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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
ScholarSip Returns in Fall 2020 for its 9th Season
Submitted on October 7, 2020 - 3:46PM
Join the Libraries for the 9th season of ScholarSip, featuring "food for thought" sessions that address the theme Responding to COVID-19 through Research and Scientific Problem-Solving.
"Countdown to Vote" Increases Engagement in 2020 Election
Submitted on October 6, 2020 - 2:22PM
As part of the Drexel Votes initiative, the Libraries is pleased to host several webinars that focus on voting and elections, including sessions on at-home voting and COVID-19, election reform, and the electoral college.
When Drexel Libraries & Faculty Collaborate: An Interview with Lloyd Ackert, PhD
Submitted on September 14, 2020 - 6:32PM
This month, the Drexel Libraries’ Brad Eden, Director, Scholarly Connections, sat down (virtually) with Drexel Teaching Professor Lloyd Ackert to learn more about his research and teaching interests and how the Drexel Libraries supports his work.
Reflections from the Drexel Libraries’ Director, Scholarly Connections
Submitted on September 14, 2020 - 6:14PM
Brad Eden joined the Drexel Libraries earlier this year as the new Director, Scholarly Connections. Learn about his new role and what he is doing to help lead the Libraries' efforts to facilitate and build connections to scholarship.
Welcoming the University Community Back to the Libraries (Both Virtually & On Campus)
Submitted on September 14, 2020 - 2:53PM
After much planning and frequent adjustments to drafts of our “revised services” for the fall term, the Drexel Libraries is ready to welcome students and faculty for the start of the new academic year.
Dean’s Update: Will the Pandemic Forever Shift the Libraries’ Connections?
Submitted on September 14, 2020 - 12:00PM
In this month’s issue of In Circulation, Dean Nitecki continues to report on the Libraries' current services and its progress in building the Libraries’ capacity for its innovative long-term strategies to strengthen Drexel’s connections to scholarship.
Spotlight on Open Access Resources
Submitted on September 14, 2020 - 11:51AM
Beyond the Drexel Libraries, numerous organizations, archives, libraries, and museums help connect researchers and students to information by provide free access to their digitized collections. Here we feature a few interesting and innovative open access resources available to anyone around the world, focusing on those of interest to Drexel faculty and researchers.
Introducing DragonSearch: The Drexel Libraries’ New Discovery Search Tool
Submitted on September 9, 2020 - 3:06PM
You may have noticed some changes to the Drexel Libraries’ search interface over the last few days. The Libraries is pleased to announce the launch of DragonSearch, a new and improved search tool powered by Primo VE.
Time to Update Your ILLiad Bookmark
Submitted on September 8, 2020 - 1:54PM
On September 21, the Libraries is updating the URL for ILLiad, our interlibrary loan URL.