“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 […]

Library Graffiti: Miss Evers’ Boys

The horror of the “Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis in the Negro Male.”   New York Times Historical The NY Times helped break the story on July 26, 1972. Find it here under “Syphilis Victims in U.S. Study Went Untreated for 40 Years:” http://www.drew.edu/library/er/new-york-times-historical Or go right to the article: http://bit.ly/P5pwxN Medicine, health, and bioethics: […]

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New Flickr Digitization Project: Methodist Library Image Collection

The staff of the Methodist Library at Drew University are in the process of digitizing nearly 20,000 images from the Methodist Library Image Collection. The images include photographs and sketches of several thousand people with historic connections to Methodism around the world. The images are available for viewing on Flickr or browse them here: For […]

Library Adds Scanning!

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. […]

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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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