Library Graffiti: Stressbusters

Stressbusters for Finals… ZooBorns According to a journal article in PLOSone: “The Power of Kawaii,” “viewing cute images promotes a careful behavior and narrows attentional focus.” (http://bit.ly/TE9e4w).  So take a look at this roundup of zoo babies for some cute baby sloths, otters, penguins, and even lizards: something for everyone! http://www.zooborns.com/ Sporcle Change is as […]

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Library Exhibit: Richard “Dixie” Walker in South Korea

The Ambassador’s Life: Richard “Dixie” Walker in South Korea Curated by Brian Shetler United Methodist Archives & History Center and Main Library May 8- August 11, 2017 Richard Walker, a Drew University graduate (BA, 1944), was an international scholar, educator, leader in international studies, and Ambassador to South Korea. Serving in that position from 1981-1986, […]

Library Graffiti: Earth Day 2017

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtfully committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. —- Margaret Mead Earth Day origins Read how Gaylord Nelson, Democratic senator and governor from Wisconsin, helped create Earth Day and ultimately inspired environmental activists in:  Man from Clear Lake : Earth Day […]

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Know Your Copyrights, April 20

A workshop for scholars, students and faculty. Join Jenne Heise on April 20, from 5 to 6 pm in the Library/Technology Classroom in the library, for an introduction to… Copyright Fair Use Protecting your own work Using other people’s work appropriately Open Access Creative Commons We’ll address questions such as: What exactly does that little […]

Library Exhibit: Out of the Camps, Into College

March 13—April 28, 2017 United Methodist Archives and History Center Curated by Dr. L. Dale Patterson, Archivist Information: 973-408-3195, or dpatterson@gcah.org After the United States entered World War II, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 on February 19, 1942. This Executive Order was considered a security measure. It gave military power to ban any citizen […]

Visions, the Library Newsletter, Spring 2017

Brian Shetler Takes Over at Special Collections /
Shelf Life: Bruce Lancaster’s bookshelves offer a window into his—and Drew’s—history /
Corner Commentary: Turning the Pages on Technology /
The Vivian A. Bull Academic Commons—Two Years Out /
Opening Bell: Three college libraries meet for first social event /
Student Snapshots /
War Camels /
Library News, Events and Exhibits

Brian Shetler Takes Over at Special Collections

By Marc Boisclair, Circulation Supervisor Following a nationwide search, the Drew Library is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Shetler as head of special collections, archives and Methodist librarian. Brian will direct the Department of Special Collections and University Archives, and will lead library services for the General Commission on Archives and History (GCAH) […]

Drew It Better: Information workshops for your research

Papers?  Presentations?  Not sure where to start? The Library is offering a series of opportunities to explore information sources in your specific subject area(s), with time to work on your own projects with the assistance of a reference librarian. We’ll be notifying you of the workshops in your major, but if you’re taking courses outside your […]

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