Library Graffiti: Tag It! Citizen Tagging

Even before there were #hashtags, ‘social tagging’ was created to add different perspectives to metadata (descriptions) of digital stuff. Tagging allows people to associate related images, books, or sites based on their personal use/needs/perspective. “Folksonomies” from 100 Ideas that Changed the Web Folksonomies, sets of user tags, have changed the way we interact with the […]

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Library Graffiti: The Importance of Evidence

On Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 7 pm in Mead Hall, Kristen Hawley Turner will be talking about “The Importance of Evidence in the Digital Age.” Some library suggested resources on “how do we evaluate what we read, write, post and publish in digital spaces?” The C.R.A.A.P. Test One simple way to evaluate sources is to […]

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Library Graffiti: Neil DeGrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson Scientist    Astrophysicist    Scholar Join the Drew Community at the Simon Center on September 26th at 8pm, when the Drew Forum presents Neil deGrasse Tyson —noted astrophysicist, scholar, and media favorite.** To prepare for a fascinating evening, take a look at the information below—included are selected works by or involving Dr. deGrasse […]

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Library Graffiti: Welcome to Drew Library

Scholar Search awaits! Our discovery service searches nearly everything and then provides a variety of faceted limiters to let you pinpoint exactly the information you need. Find it on the library’s Research Resources page: New York Times online Again this year, a campus wide online (tablet, phone & computer) subscription to “all the news […]

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Library Graffiti: What’s Drew Got for You?

You’ve got your Drew account, what cool things can it get you off campus? Drew ScholarSearch Not sure where to start? Here’s a first-pass search to our journal articles, books, magazines and other holdings. Use this link to search from off campus: New York Times online account Tired of reaching your monthly NYT online […]

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Library Graffiti: Commencement

“…education is simply a leading out what is already there.” — The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Academic Dress and Insignia of the World Your Audubon Guide to robe-spotting at graduation! Why is this faculty member wearing blue? I know the color of the hood lining signifies school and specialty, but what does orange and yellow […]

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Library Graffiti: Stressbusters

Stressbusters for Finals… ZooBorns According to a journal article in PLOSone: “The Power of Kawaii,” “viewing cute images promotes a careful behavior and narrows attentional focus.” (  So take a look at this roundup of zoo babies for some cute baby sloths, otters, penguins, and even lizards: something for everyone! Sporcle Change is as […]

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Library Graffiti: Earth Day 2017

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtfully committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. —- Margaret Mead Earth Day origins Read how Gaylord Nelson, Democratic senator and governor from Wisconsin, helped create Earth Day and ultimately inspired environmental activists in:  Man from Clear Lake : Earth Day […]

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Library Graffiti: Gamification of Education

  A little bit of gaming makes the learning go down, or rather up, easily… The Internet Archive Software Collection Everything old is new again on the Internet Archive’s emulators—everything from classic Apple educational software to actual video arcade games. What can you learn? Educational Research Complete Use this educational index (and its sister, […]

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Library Graffiti: Freedom Summer & Freedom Schools

This Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Drew focuses on the Freedom Summer and the Freedom Schools. Learn more about King, about the Freedom Summer, and the Freedom Schools: Background Information and Print Encyclopedias Looking for background information? Check out our collection of Reference Books, which provide background information on your topic. They also point you […]

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