Library Service Schedule Oct 2, Inauguration Day

The Drew University library will remain open Friday, October 2, Inauguration Day. Some services will be limited at certain times. Service Schedule: 8:30-10:00 am Full Services 10:00 am- 1:00 pm All Circulation Services plus ILL pick-ups. 1:00-2:00 pm Limited Services– Book check-outs only 10:00 am-2:00 pm Reference Dept. and Methodist Library Closed 2:00 pm Full […]

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Need Citation Help? Endnote Basic Training, Sept. 21-30

1. APA, MLA, Chicago, Turabian, ACS…? Does creating bibliographies and keeping track of your research sources leave you feeling overwhelmed? The free citation manager, EndnoteBasic, can help.  EndnoteBasic allows you store all your citations in one place online and easily format and insert them into Microsoft Word documents. The library is offering Endnote Basic training […]

Call for Nominations: Kornitzer Prize

Nomination Deadline October 15, 2015: Kornitzer Prize Competition for Faculty and Alumni Authors of Nonfiction Books. Drew faculty and alumni authors are eligible for the tenth Béla Kornitzer Awards in recognition of outstanding nonfiction books published in 2013, 2014 or 2015. Separate awards, including monetary prizes of $2,000, honor faculty and alumni authors. A faculty prize committee will select the winners, to be announced at the Friends of the Library Gala, on January 30, 2016.

Conversations on Collecting, 9/23: Early Modern Album Amicorum

September 23, 2015, 4:00 p.m. June Schlueter Professor of English, Emerita, Lafayette University The Early Modern Album Amicorum Although early modern autograph albums are not plentiful in the U.S., European libraries—especially in Germany and The Netherlands—own numerous specimens of these pocket-sized gems, which contain good wishes from dignitaries and watercolor paintings. June Schlueter’s interest in this genre is reflected […]

Exhibit: New Beginnings: A History of Presidential Inaugurations at Drew University

September 7 to December 31, 2015 Curated by Matthew Beland Main Library This exhibit coincides with the inauguration of President MaryAnn Baenninger, October 2, 2015. It provides context for this event through description of the Drew’s past presidents and the inauguration ceremonies, photography, and copies of inaugural programs and addresses.

Friends of the Library Gala, January 30, 2016, to feature author Ulysses Grant Dietz

The Friends of the Library will host their eleventh biennial Benefit Dinner on January 30, 2016, with Honorary Dinner Chairs, Drew President MaryAnn and Ron Baenninger. The evening begins at Kirby Theatre with a program featuring Ulysses Grant Dietz, chief curator at the Newark (NJ) Museum and author of books on the decorative arts, the White House, and two […]

Exhibit: Comfortable Words

Comfortable Words: Anglican Piety and the Book of Common Prayer July 15–October 23, 2015 Methodist Library This exhibition of the four hundred year old Book of Common Prayer and its progeny showcases a book that is not only used for public worship and private prayer but, by its liturgical excellence, holds a special place in the evolution of English language and […]

Out of the Vault: Evangelical Fictions, Sept. 8

Evangelical Fiction and the Evangelical Life of the Mind  Tuesday, September 8th @ 4 p.m. Speaker: James Van Wyck, Ph.D. Candidate, Fordham University Location: Wilson Reading Room, United Methodist Archives and History Center The Libraries of Drew University house one of the finest (and most diverse) collections of nineteenth century religious fiction. At this workshop we’ll investigate […]

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