Introducing Dr. Laura Martin

This article originally appeared in the Spring 2016 issue of Visions, the Library Newsletter. On February 22, Dr. Laura Martin joined Drew University as dean of libraries, university technology and strategy. Dr. Martin holds an EdD and MEd in Educational and Instructional Technology from Texas Tech University as well as a BS in behavioral and social sciences from the University of Maryland. Dr. […]

Spring 2016 Issue of Visions, The Library Newsletter

Contents include: Introducing Dr. Laura Martin; Literary Evening Enjoyed at Library Gala; The Dean’s Corner; The 1611 King James Bible; An Evening With Dr. Robert O. Fisch, a Survivor and Eternal Optimist; 2016 Béla Kornitzer Book Award Winners; Science Fiction in the Library: the David Johnson Collection Comes to Drew; Library Events

“Comfortable Words”: Anglican Piety and the Book of Common Prayer

This article originally appearedin  Visions, the Library Newsletter, in Fall 2015. by Ken Rowe, Professor, Methodist Librarian Emeritus and Exhibit Curator Forty years ago, a splendid collection of Anglican prayer books was presented to Drew University Library. Yet the books were never treated to a firstclass exhibit. To honor the generous Philadelphia couple who had […]

First Edition of Shakespeare’s Plays Coming to Drew in 2016

Drew has been selected in a national competition to host a rare copy of the first edition of William Shakespeare’s collected plays in October 2016 to mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. Known simply as the First Folio, this first edition of Shakespeare’s collected plays was published in 1623. Of the original 800 copies […]

Visions Library Newsletter Spring 2015

Now available online Visions, The Library Newsletter, for Spring 2015: The Transformation of the Wilson Reading Room Anne Sexton at Drew The Dean’s Corner Who’s that Mann? “Do You Know What You Have?” Thoughts on the Bela Kornitzer Papers We Have an Academic Commons — How’s it Working for Drew? Library Open 24/7 During Exams […]

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Anne Sexton at Drew

by Jesse D. Mann, Theological Librarian This article originally appeared in Visions, the Library Newsletter, Spring 2015. As readers of Visions know, in the spring of 2014, Drew acquired the personal library of Pulitzer-prize winning poet Maxine Kumin.[1] Not surprisingly, this library includes numerous works by Kumin’s longtime friend and fellow poet, Anne Sexton. Like […]

Academics In Common: Transformation of the Library

-By Jody Caldwell, Head of Reference & Research Services This article originally appeared in Visions, the Library Newsletter, Fall 2014. As I watch a new class of incoming students unpack, settle in, start classes and begin to get their bearings, I have memories of my own transition to college. Much has stayed the same—the insecurities, […]

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