Copyright, CopyLeft, and Creative Commons: Using them in your Classes

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 […]

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Google Scholar Presentation, March 12

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 […]

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Librarian of the Month: Cathy Ryan

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 […]

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ILLiad, Drew’s new Interlibrary Loan System

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 . How will this benefit you? Once registered, you will be able to login to your ILLiad account, […]

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Librarian of the Month: Jennifer Heise

Title: Reference Librarian/Web Manager Areas of Specialty: Mathematics Computer Science English Medieval History Surprising areas of expertise: Herbalism Food culture/cooking History of medicine Development of the Internet Agriculture Neopagan movements Why did you become a librarian? I’ve always wanted to be a librarian. When I was in college, I was choosing between computer science and […]

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(Art + Science) x Collaboration

A New Library Catalog- A dramatic graphic design announces the many new features in the Drew Library catalog rolled out this fall. Written by Integrated Systems Librarian Guy Dobson, the new functions and design were developed with many suggestions and contributions from colleagues and Library users.

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Librarian of the Month: Bruce Lancaster

Title: Reference Associate Areas of Specialty:  Humanities in general, anything that is very interdisciplinary a specialty. Surprising areas of interest:  Everything Why did you become a librarian? Inertia.  Already lived in Library. What are your five all time top library resources? Dictionary of the History of Ideas, 1911 11th edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica National […]

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