Exhibit: Renaissance Painting in Early Printed Books

August 26-September 27 The students enrolled in Art History 258/The Art of the Book in the Fall of 2011 designed this exhibition to demonstrate the range of Renaissance painting that could be found in early printed books in the Drew Library collection, from Venice, Rome, and Nuremberg, including author portraits, white vine borders, and hand-painted woodcuts. Curated […]

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Dean’s Corner: Bonds of Affection

Books have long evoked deep emotion from their readers and owners. Libraries have, too. Especially the public library of one’s youth. Even the library where one studied during college days often enjoys similar sentimental status. These bonds of affection also extend to the smaller collections accumulated book by book by scholars over the course of […]

Lead Metadata Librarian and Methodist Cataloger position description

Responsibilities: Provide leadership for metadata services within the Library Coordinate cataloging workflow, assessing and revising policies as needed to promote resource discovery given changing technology and collection profiles; evaluate and prioritize collections for cataloging Play a key role in planning and problem solving with colleagues and stakeholders in Acquisitions, Systems, Special Collections and the General […]

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Library Graffiti: For DMin Students on the Fly

Research in Ministry Has someone already written my DMin thesis?  Check this index to DMin theses, produced by the American Theological Library Association. http://rim.atla.com/star/rimonline_login.htm Dissertations and Theses And what about all the Drew DMin dissertations?  Many of them are fulltext online in this database.  Limit your search by Drew=School, D.Min.=Degree, to find them. http://www.drew.edu/library/er/dissertations-and-theses Ministry […]

D.Min. Endnote Web Workshops, July 17 & 18

EndNoteWeb for Citation Management Workshops Evening sessions Especially for D.Min. students! Wednesday, July 17, 5-6:30 pm OR Thursday, July 18, 5-6:30 pm Presenter: Jennifer Heise Location: LC 16 (in the basement of the library) Please bring your laptop. If you struggle to keep track of and format your references for papers, EndnoteWeb can help. EndNoteWeb […]

Methodist Center Digitization Project Tops 3,000 Images

Methodist Center Digitization Project Tops 3,000 Images What do 3,000 old-time Methodists look like in one place? The Drew Library’s Flickr feed! The staff of the Drew University Methodist Library has been digitizing several thousand folders of archived images to Flickr. The images date from the 18th century to the present and include a variety […]

Friends Gala Revisits an American Classic

The night was unseasonably warm, so attendees at the tenth Library Gala on January 19 did not have to brave the usual cold. Many of our friends are saying it was the best Gala yet. The featured author-scholar, David Reynolds, spoke engagingly of the impact of Uncle Tom’s Cabin on American history and culture. Our […]

Library Graffiti: Science Humor

“A month in the laboratory can often save an hour in the library.” –-Frank H. Westheimer, chemistry professor Stand-up Chemist Natural History 1994;103(11):34 http://bit.ly/16LVasa Scientists Locate Funny Bone: Brain’s Right Frontal Lobe Vancouver Sun 2003: http://bit.ly/10xgVv5 Effect of Humor on State Anxiety and Math Performance Humor: International Journal of Humor Research 2012;25(1):59-74 : http://bit.ly/11XlQqe No Creative […]

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