OA Week: How can I get this? What is Open Access and how can it help me?
An Open Access workshop for students and researchers Ever been frustrated that Drew didn’t have an article you wanted, but then the librarian found it on the open web? The Open Access movement strives to make scholarly publications available to more people, moving them out from behind journal ‘paywalls’. This workshop will explain how Open […]
Open Access for Faculty: Opening up your publications, Oct 23, 5-6 pm
What is Open Access, and why would you, as a researcher/scholar, want to participate in the OA landscape? What options do you have for sharing your publications with others, and how can the library help? Start Open Access Week with this 1-hour workshop. We’ll cover why OA is important, what your rights to self-archiving are […]
Get Your Game On @the Library: 11/15
Last year’s Board Gaming at the Library nights were so successful that we are doing 2 each semester and adding a video game night as well. We’ll be providing snacks and a selection of games. Attendees are welcome to bring their own to share also! Board gaming nights will be held at the beautiful tables […]
Visions, the Library Newsletter– Fall 2017
Fall 2017 issue of Visions, the Library Newletter, is now online, including: Celebrating Drew’s 150-Year History; Fond Farewells (to Bruce Lancaster and Debby Strong); Elias Ortega-Aponte on Poets, Page-Turners and Dinner Guests; Born to Read; Drew’s Academic Librarians: Prepared for Anything; Student Snapshots
Citizen Archivist Tagathon, Nov. 9 (new date!)
Drew University Library Thursday, November 9, 4-7pm  (NEW DATE) Love history and/or images? Interested in participating in civic scholarship? Want to contribute to a national treasure? Join us for a Citizen Archivist Tagathon! Citizen Archivists crowdsource subject labels and text transcriptions in the online resources of the U.S. National Archives. The event will begin with […]
2017 Leslie Marchand Lecture, Nov. 2
Fluid Dynamics: Evolutionary Physics and Byron Hermione de Almeida 2017 Leslie Marchand Lecture United Methodist Archives and History Center November 2, 4:30 pm The Byron Society of America will bring the Leslie Marchand Lecture to Drew University. Leslie Marchand wrote the definitive biography of Lord Byron and was the leading authority on the poet until […]
Ghost Stories at the Drew Library Oct 31, 2017
October 31, 2016, 3pm AND 8pm Drew University Library Back by popular demand! University Archivist Matthew Beland leads a panel discussion on the history of ghosts at Drew and the buildings they reputedly haunt, including female apparitions in Hoyt-Bowne and Mead Hall and “Reggie”, the ghost haunting the Kirby Shakespeare Theater.  Come to learn about […]
Library Exhibit: 150 Years in the Forest, Aug 21-Dec 31, 2017
Exhibit 150 Years in the Forest: Drew University 1867-2017 Curated by Matthew Beland Location: United Methodist Archives & History Center and Main Library August 21-December 31, 2017 An exhibit highlighting the 150-year history of Drew University. The material in this exhibit will show how Drew began in 1867 and developed into the institution of today. […]
Out of the Vault, Fall 2017
The Out of the Vault series is sponsored by the Department of Special Collections and University Archives of the Drew University Library. Each interactive session introduces participants to a particular collection or set of materials while providing opportunities for engagement with the materials. The sessions take place in the Wilson Reading Room of the United Methodist Archives and […]
Library Resolution on Service Policies, 12/9/2016
A resolution passed by the faculty of the Drew University Library: The Library Faculty supports the principles laid out in ALA’s Library Bill of Rights (http://www.ala.org/advocacy/intfreedom/librarybill) and Intellectual Freedom Principles for Academic Libraries (http://www.ala.org/advocacy/intfreedom/librarybill/interpretations/intellectual). We reaffirm our commitment to the provision of a safe and supportive environment and services for information access and creative expression to […]