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Drexel Libraries Unveils New Systems to Enable Preservation & Discovery of Drexel’s Digital Objects and Research Output

Submitted by on October 20, 2021 - 3:41PM

The Drexel Libraries launched two online systems to deepen engagement with the University’s archival collections and research assets: the Drexel University Archival Collections platform and the Drexel Research Discovery portal.

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Coming Soon: New Library System to Improve Research & Information Discovery

Submitted by on August 27, 2020 - 12:00PM

Coming soon! The Drexel Libraries is updating its discovery system to Primo VE this September.

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Libraries Staff Share Resources to Commemorate Juneteenth

Submitted by 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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Research Funders Now Require ORCID IDs

Submitted by on September 3, 2019 - 2:20PM

Learn more about the new policies the NIH, AHRQ and CDC issues aruond the use of ORCID iDs.

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Where are Drexel research data?

Submitted by on February 7, 2019 - 8:41AM

The task of finding and recognizing Drexel research and research data is not without its challenges, and the Drexel Libraries is always looking for ways to acknowledge the many forms of scholarship that now shape the scholarly communications landscape.

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