Citizen Archivist Tagathon, Oct. 19

Drew University Library Thursday, October 19, 4-7pm Love history and/or images? Interested in participating in civic scholarship? Want to contribute to a national treasure? Join us for a Citizen Archivist Tagathon! Citizen Archivists crowdsource subject labels and text transcriptions in the online resources of the U.S. National Archives. Get set up with an account and […]

Get Your Game On @the Library

Last year’s Board Gaming at the Library nights were so successful that we are doing 2 each semester and adding a video game night as well. We’ll be providing snacks and a selection of games. Attendees are welcome to bring their own to share also! Board gaming nights will be held at the beautiful tables […]

2017 Leslie Marchand Lecture

2017 Leslie Marchand Lecture United Methodist Archives and History Center Date TBD (November) The Byron Society of America will bring the Leslie Marchand Lecture to Drew University. Leslie Marchand wrote the definitive biography of Lord Byron and was the leading authority on the poet until his death in 1999. This new lecture series honors his […]

Conversations on Collecting: Collecting Drew

Collecting Drew: Daniel and the University Lobby, United Methodist Archives and History Center Date TBD (September) In honor of Drew University’s 150th anniversary, two collectors will come together to discuss collecting Drew. University Archivist Matthew Beland has been tasked with collecting, preserving, and showcasing Drew University’s past. His work in University Archives puts him in […]

Out of the Vault, Fall 2017

The Out of the Vault series is sponsored by the Department of Special Collections and University Archives of the Drew University Library. Each interactive session introduces participants to a particular collection or set of materials while providing opportunities for engagement with the materials. The sessions take place in the Wilson Reading Room of the United Methodist Archives and […]

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, […]

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 […]

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