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:   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: 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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“Scholarly Openings” Drew Faculty Seminar, March 25

Drew Faculty Seminar 2012-13 presents The Second of Three Events on the Theme Scholarly Openings Monday, March 25, 2013 4 p.m. Refreshments 4:30 p.m. Guest Speaker and Conversation Founders Room, Mead Hall Topic Amherst College Press: An Open Access Model* for Scholarly Publishing Guest Speaker Bryn Geffert, Librarian of Amherst College Director, Amherst College Press […]

Library Graffiti: Second Amendment Debate

Guns in American Society  The ‘Sporting Purposes Test,’ Beecher’s Bibles, Samuel Colt, Waco, ‘Gun Culture,’ Columbine, the Assault Weapons Ban of 1994, Thomas Jefferson, Uniform Crime Reports: this “Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture and the Law” explains people, terms, incidents, and laws central to our national discussion of firearms. Reference HV 7436 .G8783 or online […]

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Upcoming Library Events

Conversations on Collecting November 14 “The History o f the Byron Society of America Library Collection” Marsha Manns The president of the Byron Society of America talks about the evolution of this important collection and highlights some of its treasures. February 20 “The Perspective of an Editor” Rebecca Barry The editor of Fine Books and […]

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