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Working & Learning During a Pandemic: Q/A with Tiffany Harris, Marketing & Communications Co-Op

Submitted on July 8, 2020 - 9:37AM

This month, we sat down the Libraries' first-ever Marketing and Communications co-op, Tiffany Harris, to discuss her role at DUL, her background, and remote work and recruitment.

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University Archives Launches Project to Document Drexel’s Response to COVID-19

Submitted on July 7, 2020 - 10:06AM

This spring, the Drexel University Libraries, led by staff from the University Archives, launched Pandemic Stories, a project to document how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the Drexel community.

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Drexel University Libraries Helps Connect Dragons During Virtual Day of Giving Event

Submitted on June 29, 2020 - 9:20AM

For the University's fifth annual Day of Giving, the Drexel Libraries contributed to student success by connecting the University’s past with the present through a special edition of its “Films from the Archives” event series.

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Libraries Staff Share Resources to Commemorate Juneteenth

Submitted on June 17, 2020 - 2:43PM

To commemorate Juneteenth, Drexel Libraries staff compiled a list of resources they have found informative, inspiring, and thought-provoking that document Juneteenth and the systemic racism that affects BIPOC.

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Dean's Update: Challenges of planning for a future with COVID-19

Submitted on June 15, 2020 - 6:13PM

This month, Dean Nitecki explores how a global pandemic has changed the Libraries' priorities and the way it frames the challenges of planning for the future.

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Drexel Libraries Looks to Zoom to Continue Its Tradition of 'Toasting the End of the Academic Term' During COVID-19

Submitted on June 10, 2020 - 6:12PM

On June 8, sixty one participants came together via Zoom to recreate the stimulating break from the academic grind for which ScholarSip is known, just online.

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Congratulations Drexel University Class of 2020!

Submitted on June 10, 2020 - 11:13AM

We give special thanks and congratulations to the Libraries’ student workers who make up the Class of 2020. Congrats Class of 2020!

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Scheduled Outage: Interlibrary Loan & Course Reserve Systems Unavailable June 15 – 19, 2020

Submitted on June 8, 2020 - 2:26PM

Due to scheduled server upgrades, interlibrary loan and course reserve systems will be unavailableJune 15 - 19, 2020.

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Summer 2020: Drexel Libraries' Hours & Remote Services

Submitted on June 8, 2020 - 11:30AM

The Drexel Libraries’ physical locations will remain closed through the summer term, and staff continue to work remotely to support the Drexel community.

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Ignite the Power of Drexel Dragons by Uniting with the Past During an Online Edition of 'Films from the Archives'

Submitted on June 8, 2020 - 11:22AM

June 24 is Drexel University’s 24 Hours of Impact and we are inviting Dragons everywhere to come together to support our current students by connecting to the past with a special online edition of Films from the Archives!

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Drexel’s Annual Authors Event Held Remotely During Global Pandemic

Submitted on June 3, 2020 - 6:06PM

The Drexel Libraries and the Office of the Provost co-hosted the 8th annual Celebrating Drexel Authors event on Tuesday, June 2. But this year's event looked different than year's past -- it was held entirely online.

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ScholarSip with Professor Banu Onaral Rescheduled for June 8, 2020

Submitted on May 15, 2020 - 9:23AM

Campus may be closed, but the spring ScholarSip event will still go on, just remotely!

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Dean's Update: New Opportunities to Increase the Visibility of Libraries 

Submitted on May 7, 2020 - 1:02PM

This month, Dean Nitecki explores the importance of promoting the value of libraries, as well as what makes a library an essential and key component to a university's success.

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Modeling a Collaborative & Sustainable Library During COVID-19

Submitted on May 5, 2020 - 3:58PM

The current public health crisis has made the need for collaboration even more apparent, and librarians are looking to each other to find innovative ways to help their clients through these challenging times.

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11th Annual Library Celebration Awards Ceremony Held Online During COVID-19

Submitted on May 4, 2020 - 1:29PM

Drexel's campus is closed, but that didn't stop the Libraries from hosting its annual Library Celebration Awards. This year, the Libraries hosted the awards ceremony online.

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Nearly 2,000 learn about the Drexel Libraries During “The Impact of Emergency Distance Learning on the Library” Webinar

Submitted on May 4, 2020 - 12:53PM

Last month, Danuta A. Nitecki, Dean of Libraries, joined three other academic library leaders for a panel discussion on the impact of distance learning on the library.

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Meet Sam Kirk, the Libraries’ New Manager for Curricula Support

Submitted on May 4, 2020 - 11:35AM

Earlier this spring, Sam Kirk joined the Drexel Libraries team as the new Manager for Curricula Support.

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Now Available: Drexel Libraries Zoom Background Images

Submitted on April 9, 2020 - 5:02PM

Missing the Libraries? Now you can be in one of our unique learning environments (digitally at least) via our Zoom virtual backgrounds!

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Dean's Update: COVID-19 Triggers a Remodeling of the Drexel Libraries

Submitted on April 8, 2020 - 10:39AM

COVID-19 has triggered a fast-track remodeling of the Drexel University Libraries. This month, Dean Nitecki explores what life at the Libraries is like during COVID-19 and how the organization is adapting to provide exclusively remote services and resources.

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Photo Essay: Libraries Staff Convert their Homes into their own “Remote Libraries”

Submitted on April 7, 2020 - 10:40AM

Drexel Libraries staff create self-portraits to show just a few of the ways in which they are turning their homes into “remote libraries” during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Q/A with Drexel Libraries Staff on COVID-19 and Working from Home

Submitted on April 7, 2020 - 8:41AM

Using Zoom and email, Communications Manager Stacy Stanislaw spoke with Libraries staff to find out what it’s like to provide remote library services and how they’re adjusting to working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Creating Your Own Informal Learning Environment

Submitted on April 7, 2020 - 8:33AM

With campuses closed due to COVID-19, the Drexel community is looking for new ways to replicate their campus experience in their homes. John Wiggins, Director, Services & Quality Improvement, offers suggestions for creating the ideal home study environment.

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Archives Staff Continue Their Work to Digitize University Yearbooks

Submitted on April 6, 2020 - 10:22AM

This month, our Digital Archivist added even more issues of The Lexerd yearbooks Drexel’s digital repository.

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Temporary Access to Resources During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Submitted on April 3, 2020 - 2:01PM

Drexel Librarians created an evolving list of free content being provided by publishers and vendors during the COVID-19 outbreak

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Winter ScholarSip 2020 Postponed

Submitted on March 12, 2020 - 3:55PM

The Winter ScholarSip event scheduled for March 16 has been postponed.

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Deaccessioning Materials: Methods for Managing Archival Collections

Submitted on March 5, 2020 - 3:02PM

The Drexel University Archives regularly reports on newly acquired—as well as existing—collections. But what happens when an organization needs to remove an object from a collection? Learn more about why archivists deaccession materials as part of their work to build and maintain archives.

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Dean’s Update: Purposeful focus on scholarly connections

Submitted on March 5, 2020 - 2:23PM

One of the Drexel Libraries' refreshed strategic goals is to strengthen the University's connections to scholarship. In the March "Dean's Update," Dean Nitecki explores just a few of the new initiatives the Libraries is undertaking to expand the programs, services and expertise it offers in this area.

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What’s New in APA Style – A Look at the 7th Edition with Drexel Professor Art Nezu, PhD, DHL, ABPP

Submitted on March 4, 2020 - 5:14PM

Drexel University Professor Art Nezu recently served on the APA Publication Manual Revision Task Force. He sat down with the Libraries' Communications Manager to talk about the process and what changes were made to the 7th Edition of the famous style guide.

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Introducing ‘Issues in Scholarly Communication,’ Drexel Libraries’ New Online Column

Submitted on March 3, 2020 - 3:11PM

This month, the Libraries is introducing a new column devoted to all things scholarly communications.

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