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Photo Contest Now Online

Submitted on August 19, 2008 - 2:49PM

The photo contest we told you about in our last post is now online as a slideshow!

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New Drexel History Exhibit and Contest

Submitted on July 8, 2008 - 8:00AM

The Drexel University Archives presents a new exhibit on the lower level of Hagerty Library. Focusing on development at Drexel, this exhibit features photographs of the demolition and construction that created the campus we all know today.

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Japanese art book collection available in the Archives

Submitted on May 19, 2008 - 8:00AM

Attention, students of Art, Japanese Studies and World History! Drexel's Japanese art book collection now ready for viewing in the Drexel University Archives!

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Week of Writing - Maya literary magazine

Submitted on May 5, 2008 - 8:00AM

To celebrate Drexel's Week of Writing, the Drexel University Archives takes a look at the history of Maya, Drexel's long-running literary magazine.

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'Industrial Science in Relation to Full Employment'

Submitted on April 15, 2008 - 2:40AM

To browse the records of the Office of the President during the tenure of Dr. James Creese is to gain an understanding of the Institute's place in the world as much as it is a view to the development of the Institute itself.

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The Many Roles of the Modern Woman

Submitted on April 7, 2008 - 8:00AM

 Ardenia Chapman wrote a memorandum to the Council of Deans on the place of women in higher education in 1960. It is a very enlightening look at how one woman viewed the position of women in society prior to the second wave of feminism in the 1960's and 1970's.

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The Business Curriculum of Drexel: The Pink Collar Track

Submitted on April 4, 2008 - 8:00AM

During the 1950's Drexel continued to offer female students the opportunity to receive a degree in the College of Business Administration.

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New Computing and Informatics e-books from Morgan Claypool

Submitted on September 4, 2014 - 2:59PM

New books! Four series of fully downloadable, short and to-the-point titles on computing and informatics topics authored by leading faculty and practitioners in the field!

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The Royal Society will launch new open access science journal

Submitted on March 14, 2014 - 5:28PM

The world's oldest scientific publisher, The Royal Society of London, announced today that they will launch a new open access journal that will cover the entire spectrum of science and mathematics.

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'Faculty Portfolio' Quickstart Tipsheet for CCI

Submitted on November 27, 2013 - 1:08PM

The Provost has set a goal for every full-time faculty at the University to have started their Faculty Portfolio by the end of this spring term!  This post is designed to orient you to the idea and then guide you through what is involved to get started.

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Safari Tech Books- Your Recommendations?

Submitted on December 13, 2012 - 8:15PM

Do you have a favorite information technology book that the Library doesn't currently own? How about a hot tech topic that the Library collection should develop? We welcome your help to fully utilize our allotted number of titles.

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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.

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Sage Research Methods Online - now permanently added

Submitted on November 28, 2011 - 9:07PM

Authoritative and useful descriptions of research methods can be hard to find. SAGE has a deep shelf of social science publications that they draw upon for this new and easy-to-browse tool.

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Wiley Data Model Resource

Submitted on February 22, 2010 - 1:49PM

Earlier this year an iSchool PhD student requested a book for the collection that was really a collection of data models related to e-commerce scenarios from Wiley.

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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.

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Discover Open Access Resources in Engineering

Submitted on October 21, 2019 - 2:49PM

In celebration of Open Access Week, Librarian Jay Bhatt shares his list of go-to Engineering Open Textbooks.

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Books 24x7 - IT and Computer Science related electronic books

Submitted on January 22, 2013 - 8:50PM

Tim Siftar, our Librarian for Information Science & Technology, School of Education, and Goodwin College, has compiled an extensive list of IT and Computer Science related electronic books from Books24X7 database.

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What is ResearcherID? How can I register for it?

Submitted on January 14, 2013 - 5:07PM

Learn more about ResearcherID.

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Hillel at Drexel, Past and Present

Submitted on January 15, 2009 - 12:14PM

 Meara Lebovitz of Drexel Hillel recently visited the University Archives to research the history of Jewish students at Drexel.

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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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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.

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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.

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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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Libraries' Inaugural Faculty Seminar Series Raises Awareness of Connecting to Scholarly Publications

Submitted on December 4, 2019 - 1:11PM

Last month, the Drexel Libraries kicked off its new faculty seminar series with a session that focused on guiding teaching faculty and staff to effectively discover and access resources for their courses.

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Bringing OERs to Campus: A Panel Discussion with Drexel’s Library Faculty Fellow

Submitted on October 2, 2019 - 12:05PM

On October 22, the Drexel Libraries will host a panel discussion with three of the 2019 Library Faculty Fellows, who will share information about their work with OERs and discuss how OERs and low-cost and no-cost textbook alternatives can help Drexel students succeed.

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Modeling One Practice Toward Ensuring Access to Scholarship

Submitted on September 5, 2019 - 10:14AM

This article offers insights into how the Drexel Libraries models one practice toward ensuring access to scholarship through its resource sharing services.

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Q/A with Douglas Baird, PhD, Drexel University College of Medicine

Submitted on July 3, 2019 - 11:16AM

This month, the Libraries sat down with Library Faculty Fellow Douglas Baird to learn more about his work to raise awareness of Open Educational Resources (OERs) at Drexel. 

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What’s Next? When You Need Information, but Don’t Have Access to an Academic Library

Submitted on June 5, 2019 - 9:47AM

Looking for information resources to help you in your quest for life-long learning but don't have access to an academic library? Check out these tips from Drexel librarians for finding high-quality online information resources to use in research and learning.

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