Tiny Treasures: Small Books in the Drew Collection, 12/2

Special Collections and Archives Presents… Out of the Vault Series Tiny Treasures: Small Books in the Drew Collection Brian Shetler December 2, 2014 at 7 p.m. United Methodist Archives and History Center The final installment of the Out of the Vault series will be held on December 2, 2014 and will feature a selection of small […]

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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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Lead Metadata Librarian and Methodist Cataloger position description

Responsibilities: Provide leadership for metadata services within the Library Coordinate cataloging workflow, assessing and revising policies as needed to promote resource discovery given changing technology and collection profiles; evaluate and prioritize collections for cataloging Play a key role in planning and problem solving with colleagues and stakeholders in Acquisitions, Systems, Special Collections and the General […]

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Science Librarian Opening: Job Description

Responsibilities of Science Librarian: Promote use of digital and print resources by providing outreach and instruction in natural sciences: Provide instructional support to courses in the sciences and Medical Humanities, especially in those with a literature research component, and promote the inclusion of such components in coursework Build strong relationships with faculty and students within […]

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