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, […]

Library Graffiti: The University and The City

University in the Forest Turn here for an introduction to Drew University’s involvement in the boroughs of New York, from the exploits of Daniel Drew & Thos. Gibbons, to the involvement of Drew theological faculty with the NYC Mulberry Street Church (now the Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew), the mysterious Wendel sisters of 5th […]

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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 […]

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.

Library Graffiti: Our Favorite Things

These are a Few of Our Favorite Things… Oxford English Dictionary The original crowdsourced dictionary. Browse here for the definitive definitions and derivations in English. Recent additions: twerk, FLOTUS, yarn-bombing, crowdfund. http://ezproxy.drew.edu/login?url=http://www.oed.com/ New York Times online New this year, a Drew-wide online (tablet, phone & computer) subscription to “all the news that’s fit to print.” […]

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Exhibit: Comfortable Words

Comfortable Words: Anglican Piety and the Book of Common Prayer July 15–October 23, 2015 Methodist Library This exhibition of the four hundred year old Book of Common Prayer and its progeny showcases a book that is not only used for public worship and private prayer but, by its liturgical excellence, holds a special place in the evolution of English language and […]

Out of the Vault: Evangelical Fictions, Sept. 8

Evangelical Fiction and the Evangelical Life of the Mind  Tuesday, September 8th @ 4 p.m. Speaker: James Van Wyck, Ph.D. Candidate, Fordham University Location: Wilson Reading Room, United Methodist Archives and History Center The Libraries of Drew University house one of the finest (and most diverse) collections of nineteenth century religious fiction. At this workshop we’ll investigate […]

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