Library Graffiti: Gamification of Education
A little bit of gaming makes the learning go down, or rather up, easily… The Internet Archive Software Collection Everything old is new again on the Internet Archive’s emulators—everything from classic Apple educational software to actual video arcade games. What can you learn? https://archive.org/details/software Educational Research Complete Use this educational index (and its sister, […]
Game On! at the Library, Feb 15
Drew Libraries and the Drew Gaming Club are co-sponsoring Open Board Game Night, Wed. February 15, 7-10 pm, in the Pilling Room on Level E of the Library. Snacks, drinks and a variety of board games will be provided, or bring your own. Bring a friend and... Game on!
Conversations in Collecting: Medieval Passover, 2/15
Collecting the World of Medieval Passovers, Wed Feb 15, 2017, 4pm. Speaker: Katie Mendelsohn. Lobby, United Methodist Archives and History Center. An independent scholar speaks about her experiences as a lifelong learner, perseverance in research, and the accumulation of what can never be too many books on the topic of medieval Passovers.
Freedom Schools Project Libguide
A companion to Drew's Freedom School Project.
Citation Tool Workshops in February
Currently, the Library offers support for three different tools for managing and formatting citations: Endnote Web/Online, Zotero EasyBib. Workshops are offered regularly for Endnote Web and Zotero. We also have a Drew coupon code for EasyBib for students or classes to use it. Jenne Heise (firstname.lastname@example.org) will be happy to meet individually and/or in classes […]
Thru Feb. 28: Try Kanopy Streaming Video
The Library is happy to announce that we have secured a trial of the full Kanopy video streaming collection. The trial ends FEBRUARY 28TH. Kanopy is a video streaming solution for colleges offering a “Netflix-like” user experience and a broad selection of over 30,000 documentaries, feature films, foreign language films and training videos from thousands of […]
Library Graffiti: Freedom Summer & Freedom Schools
This Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Drew focuses on the Freedom Summer and the Freedom Schools. Learn more about King, about the Freedom Summer, and the Freedom Schools: Background Information and Print Encyclopedias Looking for background information? Check out our collection of Reference Books, which provide background information on your topic. They also point you […]
Special Event: Edible Book Festival
March 31, 2017, 3:00 pm Lobby, Main Library The International Edible Book Festival has been held annually since 2000 in countries around the world and it is coming to Drew University for the first time in 2017! The Edible Book Festival celebrates literary works through food: illustrating book titles, making puns, or bringing characters to […]
Library & Archives Exhibits, Spring 2017
‘Gosh! Wow! Boy-oh-boy (and Girl)!’: Building Community through Scientifiction Curated by Anne Ricculli & Claire DuLaney United Methodist Archives & History Center and Main Library January 16-March 3, 2017 “‘Gosh! Wow! Boy-oh-boy (and Girl)!’: Building Community through Scientifiction” explores Drew’s own amazing collection of science fiction titles in The David Johnson Collection of Science Fiction and Popular […]
Out of the Vault and Around the World, Spring 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 while providing opportunities for engagement with the materials. This spring semester, the Out of the Vault series will take a geographic look at the collections as […]
Library Graffiti: Check Yourself
Check Yourself… Whether writing papers or reading social media, it’s always best to check your facts… Snopes Giant squid in NZ? Sharia law donuts? Prison for using a rainbarrel? Saw it on Facebook or heard it from a relative: is it real? “Keep Calm and Check Snopes.” A model of fact-checking since 1995, Snopes is […]
From the Archives: All hail the green and…
A school’s colors are an important part of its identity. They are a source of pride and something a group can rally around. Drew is fortunate to have several records in the University Archives that document the evolution of this identity. Interestingly enough, both sets of records correspond with new beginnings at Drew. Brothers College, […]
Visions, the Library Newsletter, Fall 2016
Read about : The Journey of a book; University Archivist: A Keeper of History; Cool New Tools; Technology Award Winners; MISO: It's Not Just a Soup; Student Snapshots; A Bookman's Holiday; New to Drew; Library Projects Receive Three Grants; Professional News, and Corner Commentary from Associate Dean of Libraries Chris Anderson.
New! The Chronicle of Higher Education Site License
The Library is pleased to announce that we have acquired campus-wide online access to The Chronicle of Higher Education! The site license allows Drew faculty members, students and staff to cancel their individual subscriptions and connect through the Library’s subscription. While on campus, simply go to Chronicle.com for complete access. Off-campus, you may create an account with […]