Credo Reference Eid al-Adha or Eid ul-Adha, the Major Festival or Feast of the Sacrifice, is a three-day Muslim holiday commemorating Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son at God’s command—but it’s also the conclusion of the annual Hajj, or pilgrimage. Get started learning about it in the reference books in Credo: http://www.credoreference.com.ezproxy.drew.edu/ Encylopedia of Islam […]
Federal Elections Commission There will be a “special election” in New Jersey on October 16 to fill the Senate seat left empty at the death of Senator Frank Lautenberg (D). Other states are holding special elections during this off-election year: Alabama, Illinois, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Missouri and South Carolina are electing House Reps; but Massachusetts and […]
By Lucy Marks, Special Collections Cataloger Drew Library has received a significant collection of books on botanical illustration, the gift of Lois E. Jackson C‘63. Ms. Jackson’s donation, to be called the Zuck Collection of Botanical Books, is named in honor of Florence and Robert K. Zuck, distinguished former professors of botany. As Ms. Jackson humorously relates, she arrived […]
On the occasion of her 50th reunion, Lois E. Jackson C ’63 has given to the Drew Library a large collection of botanical books. Representative works from the Zuck Collection of Botanical Books will be on exhibit in the main library from October 3 through November 4.
Library Exhibit: A Bountiful Harvest: 85 Years of The Acorn, 1928–2013, on display in the Methodist Library Center October 3 through November 4. Special library hours 9-5 pm October 5.
October 3-November 4; A Bountiful Harvest: 85 Years of The Acorn, 1928 – 2013. Methodist Center Library, 9 am to 5 pm.
Almost 50 special collections have moved from the Rose Library to the second floor of the Methodist Center…Now calm reigns and with it our gratitude to Norman Tomlinson of Miami, Florida, whose $1 million gift made this project possible. Students, faculty, and visiting scholars will find it easier to access the extensive special material since it now resides in one location.
Professor Jonathan Rose, William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of History, and author of several books on intellectual history, is interviewed about his life with books.
David Sten Herrstrom will speak on “Jacob Landau, Illustrator: The Counterpoint of Painter and Poet” October 23, 2013, 4:00 p.m. as part of the Library’s Conversations on Collecting series.
Paul Schleuter on “Remembering and Collecting Doris Lessing,” September 18, 2013, 4:00 p.m., as part of our Conversations on Collecting series.