Shirley Sugerman Interfaith Forum: Women’s Leadership in Interfaith Affairs Berkley Center For Religion, Peace & World Affairs At Georgetown University. Offers resources on Interfaith Dialogue, women, religion & peace. http://berkleycenter.georgetown.edu/resources Encyclopedia of Women & Religion in North America A wide-ranging 3-volume encyclopedia covering all aspects of women and religion, including women’s important involvement in peace […]
A Workshop for Faculty & Graduate Students: “Wanna Know What I Wrote? Using online research profiles & scholarly networks to claim, track, promote and share your research,” Tuesday, February 16, Noon to 1 pm; Friday, February 19, 3 pm to 4 pm.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Professor Jonathan Rose, William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of History, and author of several books on intellectual history, is interviewed about his life with books.
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
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: […]
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 […]