Out of the Vault, 4/7: Drew Methodist Collection

Out of the Vault Archives Workshop The Drew Methodist Collection Tuesday, April 7, 2015 @ 7 p.m. Wilson Reading Room, United Methodist Archives and History Center Workshop Leaders: Christopher Anderson, Mary Alice Cicerale, Lucy Marks, and Lisa Miller The Methodist Collections of Drew University and the General Commission on Archives and History for The United Methodist […]

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 […]

Library Exhibit: Women and the Graphic Novels They Write

March 1 to April 20, 2015 Exhibit Opening: Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 3:00 pm Library Lobby Light Reception “Women and the Graphic Novels They Write: Alternative Narratives” Despite the fact that the graphic novel has been formalized into scholarly discourse, university library collections, and other educational settings, the study of women writers and artists and the graphic […]

Study Room Closures, Feb. 18-20

The following library spaces are in use for the Board of Trustees meetings this week: Kean Room: Closed Wednesday, February 18 at 12:00 p.m. through Friday, February 20 at 3:00 p.m. Pilling  and Rose Rooms: Closed Thursday, Feb. 19 & Friday, Feb. 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Tipple Conference Room (Rose 212): Closed Thursday, Feb. […]

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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, […]

Out of the Vault: US Government Docs Collection, Feb 3

The Drew Library Presents…the February Out of the Vault Workshop The United States Government Documents Collection Tuesday, February 3, 2015 @ 7 p.m. Dr. Elizabeth Patterson “Knowledge will forever govern ignorance: And a people who mean to be their own Governors, must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.” (James Madison) This sentiment formed […]


Library Graffiti: Selma March

The Sixties in America Start with the entry on “March on Selma” for an overview of the background to and events of that fateful march. Reference E 841 .S55 Martin Luther King Encyclopedia Martin Luther King’s participation in organizing the march is often highlighted, along with the speeches he gave. Find out more here. REF […]

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Updated 2015 Drew Libraries Exhibit Schedule

The Department of Special Collections and University Archives has updated its exhibition schedule for 2015. The exhibits will be on display at two campus locations including the Drew University Library and the lobby of the United Methodist Archives and History Center. The exhibits are free and open to the public. For additional information contact the Drew Library at speccol@drew.edu […]

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