Library Snapshot Day, October 21

In cooperation with other New Jersey Libraries, Drew University Libraries will be participating in Library Snapshot Day, October 21 Once a year, libraries all across the state are asked to  document all they do all day. The images, statistics and stories we gather will combine with other libraries’ to show all that libraries do and all […]

Newspapers.com Trial

The Library is participating in a trial of Newspapers.com, a collection of newspapers ranging from well-known state and regional titles to small local newspapers in the United States and other countries. The Newspapers.com Library Edition offers access to more than 85 million digitized pages, dating from the early 1700s into the early 2000s. The World Collection includes […]

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Showcase of Appenzeller Materials

Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Wilson Reading Room, United Methodist Archives & History Center Marking the 130th anniversary of Henry and Ella Appenzeller’s mission to Korea, this year’s Tipple-Vosburgh lecture series celebrates the deep significance of their work as Methodist missionaries. Held on October 13th and 14th, the series will explore historical aspects […]

Out of the Vault, 10/6: Studying the Black Witchcraft Collection

Studying the Witch-Hunts: The Scholarly Papers of George Fraser Black Tuesday, October 6 @ 4 p.m. Speaker: Jennifer Heise, Reference Librarian and Web Manager, Drew University Library Location: Wilson Reading Room, United Methodist Archives and History Center We all know a little about historic witch-hunts. But when an early 20th-century researcher and bibliographer George Fraser Black […]

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 […]

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