Library Visions for Spring 2012 Now available

Now available as a PDF file. Contents include: Mural Graces New Reading Room Enter Ebrary Rooms That Matter Jerome McGann Donates His Byron Papers to the Byron Society Collection at Drew University ILLiad: Drew’s New Interlibrary Loan System Drew LibraryAnywhere: The library in your pocket Libraries, Librarians and Researchers Collecting R.S. Thomas Conversations on Collecting […]

What Do Library Users Tell Us?

Most reported high satisfaction levels, particularly with staff and service. While only half of students who have not had a course-integrated instruction session in Library resources reported using Library databases, the proportion goes up to three-quarters for those students reporting ever having received a class session from a librarian.

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Rowe Honored

Dr. Kenneth E. Rowe, Methodist Librarian and Professor of Church History, Emeritus was honored September 13 at a reception celebrating the publication of The Methodist Experience in America, Volume 1: A History (Abingdon Press, 2010). The book is a companion to the previously published Volume 2: A Sourcebook (2000), both written with Drew alumni Dr. […]

Culmer-Nier Retires

By Lucy Marks, Special Collections Cataloger Lessie Culmer-Nier, Head of Cataloging and Periodicals, retired in June after 34 years of exceptional service to the Drew University Library.She was granted the title of Librarian, Emerita. Lessie joined the Catalog Department in 1977 and had been its leader since 1992. Few librarians have contributed more skillfully and […]

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A Librarian in Hell

By Ernest Rubinstein, Ph.D., Theological Librarian I have in common with the medieval poet, Dante Alighieri, that I spent a span of three days in Hell. To be sure, I speak allegorically. During January Term 2011, I was one of three discussion leaders, or mentors, in the Theo School class, “Ministry and the Imagination,” taught […]

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