Articles Include: $1M Gift to Create a Place for Special Collections Collins Gift to Refurbish Wilson Reading Room Kean Reading Room Exceeds Expectations Dean’s Corner: Kicking the Beehive Interview with Vivian Bull Weatherbee Bookplate DiscoverI SUMMON at Drew Library How I Came under the Spell of Rare Books The Students Have Spoken The Demise of [...]
Interesting (and seasonal) Items at the Methodist Library and Archives Center.
Drew Faculty and Alumni authors are eligible for the ninth Belá Kornitzer Awards in recognition of outstanding nonfiction books published in 2011 or 2012. 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 [...]
Save the dates to join us for the Conversations on Collecting series this academic year! October 3 “Encounters with Collectors & Collecting: A Discussion in Three Movements” Jesse Mann The proprietor of The Chatham Bookseller, Madison, NJ, has a lifetime of stories to tell. November 14 “The History of the Byron Society of America Library [...]
A great article by Amanda Tesarek highlights the newest technologies in the library collection & Services!
Drew Faculty Seminar 2012-13 The First of Four Events on the Theme Scholarly Openings Monday, September 10, 2012 4 p.m. Refreshments 4:30 p.m. Guest Speaker and Conversation Founders Room, Mead Hall Topic: Open Access: Maximizing the Impact of Research and Scholarship Guest Speaker Heather Joseph, Executive Director, SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) Heather [...]
A series of afternoon talks with collectors hosted by The Friends of the Library Norman Tomlinson initiated the Conversations on Collecting series on October 12, 2011 with a talk about his adventures in collecting Byron and Whitman. James Fraser, an authority on international ephemera created during times of political upheaval, visited the Library on December [...]
By Rebecca Rego Barry, Editor of Fine Books and Collections magazine Earlier this week I had the pleasure of ‘going home again’ so to speak. Drew University Library in Madison, New Jersey, has been holding a series of conversations on collecting. Drew is where I did my graduate work in book history, and where I [...]
Jerome McGann, an important critic of Romanticism and Byron studies, and the editor of Byron: The Complete Poetical Works (Clarendon Press, The Oxford English Texts series, 1980-1993), has donated his Byron papers to the Byron Society Collection at Drew University. The materials in Professor McGann’s collection are primarily of three general types. They include his [...]
By Ernest Rubinstein, Ph.D., Theological Librarian The library is a wistful place. It attests to the counterfactual. It does so through the books it holds, but also by the very structure that orders the books. That Structure is abstract, intellectual, Platonic. It is an organic object of formal beauty. It aims to survey and embrace [...]