3-5-2015 University Closed

Due to the inclement weather, and the forecast of continued snow throughout the day, the university will be closed today. All administrative offices are closed and classes are canceled. The commons will be open for meals. On campus residents should check their email later today for updates. Please use caution while traveling around campus.

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Food For Thought Book Discussion: Food Justice, Feb 27

Well, we were snowed out, but we are rescheduled for Thursday February 27 Food for Thought Book Discussion series: Food Justice, by Robert Gottlieb and Anupama Joshi Available online through Drew Library’s Ebrary Ebook subscription: http://site.ebrary.com.ezproxy.drew.edu/lib/drew/docDetail.action?docID=10453039 Also see the web site: http://www.foodjusticebook.org/ for updated information. Read (or even skim) this volume, and come to discuss […]

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Library Graffiti: Chthonic Goddesses: Scary Ladies

Mythology is replete with chthonic goddesses—frightening figures of the underground realm of the dead. Check some out this autumn season. Death Gods: An Encyclopedia… Where better to find underworld goddesses? Check out Ereshkigal, the sadistic underworld sister of Babylonian goddess Inanna, or Nephthys, hawk-headed Egyptian goddess of death AND childbirth, and her compatriot Ammut, crocodilian […]

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Library Graffiti: Special Election

Federal Elections Commission There will be a “special election” in New Jersey on October 16 to fill the Senate seat left empty at the death of Senator Frank Lautenberg (D). Other states are holding special elections during this off-election year: Alabama, Illinois, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Missouri and South Carolina are electing House Reps; but Massachusetts and […]

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Zuck Collection of Botanical Books

By Lucy Marks, Special Collections Cataloger Drew Library has received a significant collection of books on botanical illustration, the gift of Lois E. Jackson C‘63.  Ms. Jackson’s donation, to be called the Zuck Collection of Botanical Books, is named in honor of Florence and Robert K. Zuck, distinguished former professors of botany. As Ms. Jackson humorously relates, she arrived […]

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Visions, The Library Newsletter– Fall 2013

Special Collections Moves to New Home — Zuck Collection of Botanical Books — Leaving Your Mark — Interview with Jonathan Rose — Methodist Digitization Project Tops 3,000 Images — The Kean Room Mural – An interpretation — Departures — Governor Kean Speeches Go Digital — Byron Society of America Continues its Support — Upcoming Library Events — Library Exhibits

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Library Graffiti, Starting the School Year

Scrawled shortcuts through the research maze… “Libraries are full of hints to life’s great puzzles.” –Avi Steinberg Summon that Source! Our new 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 main page: http://www.drew.edu/library   Encyclopedia Britannica online: […]

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Glen Sergeon Collection of African American Literature Comes to Drew

by Lucy Marks, Special Collections Cataloger The collection of African American literature created by Drew alumnus Glen Sergeon C‘72 is clearly a labor of love. Eclectic and serendipitous, it was shaped by his personal literary interests, rather than with the intention of amassing a checklist of high spots. While at Drew, Sergeon met Professor of […]

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Drew Review 2013 Now Live on the Web!

The sixth volume of Drew Review, Drew’s ungraduate research journal, is now available for viewing:  Volume 6: 2013 in PDF Contents include: A Study of Religion and Medicine: Perspectives from Physicians Katelyn Cusmano (CLA 2014) What Led to the Boom in Private Prisons? Nicole Kuruszko (CLA 2013) Nation and Devotion: English as Social Control Eliza […]

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Library Graffiti: It’s a Queer Old World…

Homosexuality and Science:  a Guide to the Debates. From nineteenth-century documents on cross-dressing, to the impact of the Cold War on perceptions of gays and lesbians, and how millennials identify. Credo Reference: http://www.credoreference.com/book/abcbiohome Greenwood Encyclopedia of LGBT Issues Worldwide Trace the conditions and issues of LGBTQ people country by country, from Andorra to Zimbabwe. Reference […]

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