Bell Scholar Award Competition Entries Wanted

The Drew University Library is now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 Florence Ellen Bell Scholar Award. The Award provides up to $2,500 for expenses relating to academic research at the United Methodist Archives and History Center at Drew University in Madison, NJ, USA. Two Awards are given each year and scholars of all nationalities are […]

Endnote Web/Basic Training, Jan 25-29

Struggling with Citations? Endnote Basic Training can help. 1. APA, MLA, Chicago, Turabian, ACS…? Does creating bibliographies and keeping track of your research sources leave you feeling overwhelmed? The free web-based citation manager, EndnoteBasic (aka EndnoteWeb), can help.  EndnoteBasic allows you store all your citations in one place online and easily format and insert them into […]

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Out of the Vault: Science Fiction, Feb. 2

The David Johnson Collection of Science Fiction and Popular Culture Tuesday, February 2, 2016, 4 p.m. Speaker: Mike Richichi and Claire Du Laney Wilson Reading Room, United Methodist Archives and History Center This collection illustrates not only cultural and racial stereotypes but also a commentary on the politics of the 20th century found in stories, […]

Historic King James Bible

On Wednesday, October 28, 2015, staff of the Special Collections and University Archives at Drew University discovered a previously unrecorded copy of The Holy Bible: Conteyning the Old Testament and the New, from 1611, more commonly known as the King James Bible. Through consultation with other members of the library and with bibliographical works about the Bible, staff was […]

Endnote Software Workshops, Dec. 1-3

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 […]

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Library Gala, January 30, 2016

The Friends of Drew University Library Request the Pleasure of Your Company at the Eleventh University Library Benefit Dinner Saturday,  January 30, 2016 6:00 p.m. Speaker, F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre Ulysses Grant Dietz,  Chief Curator, Newark Museum: “Grant, Twain and the Gilded Age: How a Symbol of Corruption Became a Literary Hero” 7:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception, Mead Hall Presentation […]

Exhibit: Dr. William C. Campbell, Nobel Laureate

November 15 2015 -February 22, 2016 Lobby, Main Library (Academic Commons) To celebrate Dr. William C. Campbell’s upcoming trip to Sweden and Norway to accept the 2015 Nobel Prize in Medicine, Drew University Library has curated an exhibit that displays unique items and information highlighting his interesting work and life. For over thirty years Dr. […]

Out of the Vault, Dec.1: LGBT Collections of the Methodist Center

The LGBT Collections of the United Methodist Archives and History Center at Drew Tuesday, December 1 @ 4 p.m. Speakers: Mark Shenise, Associate Archivist, General Commission on Archives and History, and Chris Anderson, Head of Special Collections, Archives and Methodist Librarian, Drew Location: Wilson Reading Room, United Methodist Archives and History Center The United Methodist Archives […]

“Voyage of the Dawn Treader” Book Discussion, Nov. 12

Need to shake the cobwebs from your brain with a little light reading? You are invited to… A Narnia Book Club Interested in re-reading and discussing these fantasy classics with others who either love or hate them? Join “im”moderators Dr. Jesse Mann (Theological Librarian and punster) and Jennifer Heise (young adult literature & fantasy fan, […]

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