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June 11, 2012 
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DEAN'S UPDATE: CONNECTING TO SCHOLARSHIP

ScholarSip ImageOne of the Libraries' key strategic directions is to build connections, especially between members ­of Drexel's community and scholarship. As summarized in our 2012 - 2017 Strategic Directions, the Libraries' staff strives to strengthen these important links. In this issue of In Circulation, you will find details about a few new initiatives underway to support this objective. [more...]

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SIX-WORD STORIES SHOWCASE CREATIVITY AT LIBRARIES' WRITING CHALLENGE

Drexel University Libraries hosted a Writing Challenge on May, June 22nd as a part of the University Archives' Inventing the Page exhibition and the 2012 Week of Writing activities. The challenge, held in the Libraries' Bookmark Café, welcomed over thirty writers who were tasked with creating themed six-word stories. [more...]

SCHOLARSIP TOASTS THE END OF SPRING TERM AND PRESENTS DISCUSSION ABOUT THE PSYCHOLOGY OF TERRORISM 

On Monday, June 11th Drexel faculty and professional staff will be invited to raise their glasses in a toast to the end of spring term. The event will also feature a lively presentation from Dr. Eric Zillmer, Carl R. Pacifico Professor of Neuropsychology and Drexel University Athletic Director. [more...]

2012 LIBRARY CELEBRATION AWARD RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED

The Libraries' recognized four staff members and one student worker on Thursday, May 10th at the third annual Library Celebration Awards. Approximately 40 guests attended the breakfast celebration at Drexel's Library Learning Terrace. [more...]

BAKERY NEWS TEACHES BUSINESS STUDENTS INFORMATION LITERACY SKILLS

During a guest lecture in Professor Beth Buckman's BUSN103 class on decision making, business librarian Emily Missner helped lead the undergraduate students through a live business case based on a news article about the controversy of a Great Harvest Bread Company franchise taking part in the local Charlottesville Virginia farmers market. [more...]

YOUR FEEDBACK HELPS US HELP YOU 

By John Wiggins, Director of Library Services & Quality Improvement

It's an enjoyable part of my role at Drexel University Libraries to share with you some of the recent improvements we've undertaken to improve and/or speed services and reduce costs. Some of you have shared concerns regarding the printing, copying, and scanning equipment available in the Libraries. [more...] 

HAHNEMANN LIBRARY OFFERS UPDATED SCANNER FOR PATRON USE

In response to overwhelmingly positive feedback supplied by patrons during an initial equipment trial phase, we are delighted to announce that an updated version of the self-service "scannx" scanning station is now available for use at Hahnemann Library. [more...] 

NEW "ARCHIVISTS BEING AWESOME" GROUP HOSTS INAUGURAL MEETING AT W. W. HAGERTY LIBRARY 
On Thursday, May 17th, Drexel University Libraries hosted the inaugural meeting of Archivist Being Awesome (ABA), a Philadelphia-based information setting for archivists to talk about their projects, happenings of interest, and ideas. [more...]

STAFF NEWS...

The Libraries Welcome: Ann Yurcaba
On Monday, May 14, 2012 the Libraries welcomed Ann Yurcaba as director of library administrative services. Prior to joining the staff at Drexel, Ann served as the senior director for member programs and services at LYRASIS, a non-profit organization created to serve and support libraries, with a membership of more than 1,700 institutions. [more...]

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Volume 2 | Issue 6 | June 2012