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All News tagged "deans_update"
Dean’s Update: Preparing for Giving Thanks
Submitted on November 27, 2023 - 9:55AM
In this last Dean's Update before she concludes her term as Dean of Libraries, Dean Nitecki shares her reflections on her 50+ years as an academic librarian.
Dean's Update: Changing Ways to Build Community
Submitted on September 25, 2023 - 3:46PM
Submitted on June 26, 2023 - 3:55PM
This month, the Dean of Libraries looks back on the first few weeks of summer and looks ahead to fall 2023. Best wishes for a fun, relaxing, and safe summer from the Dean of the Drexel Libraries!
Dean’s Update: The Role of Libraries in Building Community
Submitted on April 27, 2023 - 11:24AM
This month, Dean Nitecki shares observations about the important roles academic libraries can (and do!) play in building community within higher education.
Dean's Update: Holistic Planning in a Siloed World
Submitted on February 14, 2023 - 4:27PM
Dean Nitecki explores the challenges of holistic planning and shares insights into how librarians regularly work to build bridges between organizational verticals.
Submitted on December 12, 2022 - 1:00PM
This month, Dean Nitecki examines ways in which the Libraries adds value to Drexel University's contribution to the success of higher education.
Submitted on October 6, 2022 - 1:42PM
Submitted on May 25, 2022 - 12:30PM
“Library as place” continues to be core to the classic professional definition of a library. In the April/May Dean’s Update, Dean Nitecki talks about the Drexel Libraries’ built spaces and how they support intentional informal learning, offering environments where learners take ownership of what and how they learn.
Dean’s Update: Transforming to The Hybrid Library
Submitted on March 22, 2022 - 2:23PM
With a long historic identify of being a “place,” today’s library faces challenges of relevancy in a hybrid world. This month, Dean Nitecki considers the question "Does a library exist for staff if it is not occupied or for students if it is not seen?" and shares insights into the Drexel Libraries' own efforts to accommodate the hybrid library.
Submitted on February 22, 2022 - 3:50PM
This month, Dean Nitecki considers a way to function in the “corners of questioned relevance” through a time of change and disruption.
Dean’s Update: The Start of a New Year
Submitted on January 20, 2022 - 10:03AM
Submitted on November 18, 2021 - 2:52PM
Submitted on October 22, 2021 - 9:04AM
Submitted on September 17, 2021 - 11:04AM
Submitted on June 10, 2021 - 11:47AM
Submitted on May 10, 2021 - 1:31PM
Submitted on April 12, 2021 - 1:57PM
Dean’s Update: Redefining the scope of library collections to ensure access to authoritative information
Submitted on March 8, 2021 - 10:55AM
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.
Submitted on January 12, 2021 - 5:35PM
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.
Submitted on November 12, 2020 - 9:02AM
Submitted on October 8, 2020 - 11:52AM
Dean’s Update: Will the Pandemic Forever Shift the Libraries’ Connections?
Submitted on September 14, 2020 - 12:00PM
Dean’s Update: Communicating when the message keeps evolving
Submitted on August 7, 2020 - 12:25PM
Submitted on July 8, 2020 - 11:20AM
Submitted on June 15, 2020 - 6:13PM
Submitted on May 7, 2020 - 1:02PM
Submitted on April 8, 2020 - 10:39AM
Dean’s Update: Purposeful focus on scholarly connections
Submitted on March 5, 2020 - 2:23PM