Change is coming to the main floor of the Library—a new look and a new service model. At the present time, students must go to offices and labs located in several buildings for basic academic services. By next fall that will no longer be the case. Those services will soon be close neighbors in the Library. Plans are being created to bring […]
Dean T. Criares C’85, Chair of the Board of Trustees and Vivian A. Bull, President cordially invite you to the Retirement Celebration for Andrew D. Scrimgeour Dean of Libraries Thursday, March 20, 2014 A Farewell Talk “I Was a Butler in the House of Books” as part of the Library’s “Conversations on Collecting” Series […]
March 20, 2014 “I Was a Butler in the House of Books: A Farewell Talk” Andrew D. Scrimgeour Dean Scrimgeour’s farewell talk to the Drew community will poke into libraries he has served, sample books that have delighted and haunted him, sketch people he will never forget, muse on the magic of writing, and spin […]
On February 5, 1964, Martin Luther King, Jr. spent the day at Drew University. At 8 p.m. that evening he gave his lecture “The American Dream” before over 5,000 people. The talk was given in Baldwin Gymnasium and broadcast to overflow crowds in Great Hall and the University Center. On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 we will commemorate […]
Endnote Web is a free, web-based citation management tool that can help you keep track of your research sources and work with Word to create notes and bibliographies for your papers. EndnoteWeb training workshops will be held Monday Feburary 10 from 4:00 to 5:00 PM Wednesday February 12 from Noon to 1:00 PM Both in Brothers College […]
February 19, 2014 “Selecting Books, Collecting Books, and Storing Fictional Characters” Ernest Rubinstein Ernie Rubinstein, who has been theological librarian at Drew University since August 2005, offers a collection of interrelated reflections on selecting books for a university library, collecting books for a personal library, and mentally archiving fictional characters from favorite novels and stories, who accompany us through life. Wednesday February […]
Articulate and implement an outreach program that includes: Providing specialized reference and research services in theological and religious studies and related fields, including the creation of webguides and other online tools. Working with faculty to integrate information literacy instruction into the Theological School curriculum. Using new and emerging technologies, particularly to provide support for the […]
November 12-March 31 The Forest Dwellers of Madison: Student Life at Drew, 1867-2013 An exhibit documenting the student experience at Drew University from its 19th century Methodist origins to its richly diverse 21st century present. Exhibit materials include artifacts, documents, and photographs drawn from the Drew University Special Collections, University Archives, Methodist Library, and General […]
On the occasion of her 50th reunion, Lois E. Jackson C ’63 has given to the Drew Library a large collection of botanical books. Representative works from the Zuck Collection of Botanical Books will be on exhibit in the main library from October 3 through November 4.
Library Exhibit: A Bountiful Harvest: 85 Years of The Acorn, 1928–2013, on display in the Methodist Library Center October 3 through November 4. Special library hours 9-5 pm October 5.