This year, those students who complete the Library’s annual Student Survey will be entered to win one of three $100 Amazon Gift Cards. The student survey helps the Library find out what students want, and directs the library’s improvement process. Based on the previous years’ surveys, the Library has: offered 24/7 hours during Finals week [...]
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With our newest copier up and running, the Library has added the capacity to scan documents and save them to a USB memory stick. Scanning can be done at the Sharp copier next to the Reserve desk. Instructions are posted next the Sharp copier. You can only scan to save to a USB memory stick. [...]
Space still available for this workshop: Though there’s more educational media—images, audio, video, learning interactives – out there than ever, there’s a bottleneck keeping instructors from using it. The academic culture of information sharing comes up against the restrictions of copyright law with increasing frequency these days, restricting faculty to using expensive for-profit resources or [...]
What is Google Scholar and Why Would I Use it? Are you or your students struggling to find scholarly material on interdisciplinary and/or esoteric topics? Unlike regular “Google” search, Google Scholar covers only what it considers “scholarly” material, mostly journal articles and conference publications and course materials, and Google Books. Some of these materials are [...]
Title: Reference Librarian, Science Specialty Areas of Specialty: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Neuroscience, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Environmental Studies and Sustainability, Public Health, Medical Humanities, Surprising areas of interest: Classical music, history, politics, math, birding, plant identification, biking, hiking, knitting, sewing. Why did you become a librarian? After working several years in a research lab at [...]
Can’t find the book or article you need in the Drew Library? Requesting books, articles and book chapters from other libraries just got easier! The Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Office has a new computer system called ILLiad http://illiad.drew.edu . How will this benefit you? Once registered, you will be able to login to your ILLiad account, [...]
Title: Coordinator of Collection Development and Electronic Resources and Serials Librarian Areas of Specialty: All things electronic and/or periodical; also budgets Surprising areas of expertise: Contemporary country music Why did you become a librarian? To help people learn. What are your five all time top library resources? •New York Times Historical •ScienceDirect •Business Source Premier [...]
This past spring an outstanding team of library leaders visited the Drew campus for two and a half days with the mandate to evaluate the University Library and its recently completed strategic plan. The Dean gives a summary of their recommendations.
A New Library Catalog ; Rose Renovation Underway ; Recent Review of the University Library ; Rowe Honored; What Do Library Users Tell Us? ; Culmer-Nier Retires; Mapping Black Methodism ; Shelf-Ready Books