For a better experience, click the Compatibility Mode icon above to turn off Compatibility Mode, which is only for viewing older websites.

Articles by Tag

All News tagged "education"

New Book: How to screw up in grad school

Submitted on October 28, 2015 - 12:29PM

Not all new books warrant their own blog post. This one however was requested by a faculty member who found the contents helpful and planned to recommend it to his advisees. Even without reading the full text of the book, the list of chapter headings can provide a good reality check for anyone considering or currently in graduate school.

Read More

STEM 'SMART' Workshop Resource Links for K-12

Submitted on August 26, 2014 - 5:04PM

Over the last 3 years, the National Science Foundation has sponsored a series of STEM Smart Workshops which have showcased promising practices and resources in support of effective K-12 STEM Education in schools and programs.  We invite you to visit the collection of resources from past meetings.

Read More

ERIC Workaround During Sequester Outage

Submitted on October 4, 2013 - 5:56PM

Due to the Federal Government sequester, my favorite publicly accessible interface to the ERIC aka 'Education Research Information Clearinghouse' database is not working. 


Read More

Using RefWorks to Produce a Custom Annotated Bibliography

Submitted on April 22, 2013 - 5:01PM

Annotated bibliographies can be managed in a variety of ways. Based on a recent interaction I will share the steps outlined for an EdD student who wanted to try using RefWorks.


Read More

Biomedical Engineering Design Resources

Submitted on February 27, 2013 - 4:00PM

This article includes a list of biomedical engineering design resources.

Read More

Accessing Chronicle of Higher Education

Submitted on September 24, 2012 - 8:06PM

The question of how to best access the Chronicle of Higher Education frequently gets asked on our Library Help instant message question service, or to me directly. Several options exist with varying degrees of ease and number of steps. I offer you the most common options so you can choose based on your situation and preferences.

Read More

Summary of Recent Orientations for Graduate Students

Submitted on May 29, 2012 - 8:59PM

Many graduate courses for the School of Education have research projects that are coming into focus at this point in the term. Permit me to summarize the points I have covered in recent webinars with a few links and comments.

Read More

Dude. Where's my Dissertation?

Submitted on May 29, 2012 - 6:39PM

Congratulations! You have completed your PhD/EdD or a masters degree at Drexel University. Assuming that you completed all the steps to take the degree, then you probably found your way here to the Library to drop off hard and soft copies for binding , unless you opted out as described on this FAQ.

Read More

eBrary E-books Now Downloadable

Submitted on November 30, 2011 - 10:26PM

Got a Smart Phone, iPad, Kindle or Nook? Drexel leases over 32,000 scholarly books from the vendor eBrary that includes titles from a wide variety of disciplines.

Read More

Share ERIC Searches within a Community of Interest

Submitted on August 18, 2011 - 7:58PM

Would you like to share your ERIC searches with a community of people with similar interests? Are you curious about what others are searching--and finding--in your topic area? ERIC is pleased to announce the release of a new Shared Search feature that is currently undergoing beta testing.

Read More

Education Research Beyond Summon

Submitted on June 1, 2011 - 3:01PM

Today's blog posting is an odd testament to the success of the Summon discovery layer on the Library's front page under the 'Articles & More' tab that was introduced one short year ago.

Read More

Question: Do you have these journals?

Submitted on October 14, 2009 - 11:55AM

This is part of an occasional series where I post my responses to typical questions I receive in the hopes that it may be useful to others.

Read More

New Postsecondary Governance Structures Database

Submitted on September 30, 2009 - 10:47AM

Learn more about a revised version of the 1997 State Postsecondary Structures Sourcebook that was converted into an interactive database with information about the post-secondary governance structures in each state.

Read More

How to Cite YouTube & TheHistoryMakers Videos

Submitted on June 5, 2008 - 7:16PM

How do you cite Barack Obama's February 2001 interview on TheHistoryMakers? That's what students in several ENGL 102 & 103 classes are asking after using TheHistoryMakers database of oral history videos of leading African Americans as a source for their term papers.

Read More

Geography Resources for Teacher Ed Students

Submitted on May 7, 2008 - 3:10PM

The world is yours to explore! That's the message these great library resources can help k-12 teachers share with their students.

Read More

New library material matching your Preferred Searches

Submitted on April 14, 2008 - 11:06AM

Drexel University Libraries recently added material to its collection that may be of interest to you based on your preferred search settings.

Read More

Getting Required Course Readings

Submitted on October 1, 2007 - 4:03PM

Feeling thrifty? Ready to go to some extra lengths to get your readings? Already scouted the bookstore, , Amazon and Here's the shorthand version of what we tell folks at the Reference Desk.

Read More