Library Graffiti: Commencement

“…education is simply a leading out what is already there.” — The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Academic Dress and Insignia of the World Your Audubon Guide to robe-spotting at graduation! Why is this faculty member wearing blue? I know the color of the hood lining signifies school and specialty, but what does orange and yellow […]

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Library Graffiti: Stressbusters

Stressbusters for Finals… ZooBorns According to a journal article in PLOSone: “The Power of Kawaii,” “viewing cute images promotes a careful behavior and narrows attentional focus.” (http://bit.ly/TE9e4w).  So take a look at this roundup of zoo babies for some cute baby sloths, otters, penguins, and even lizards: something for everyone! http://www.zooborns.com/ Sporcle Change is as […]

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Library Exhibit: Richard “Dixie” Walker in South Korea

The Ambassador’s Life: Richard “Dixie” Walker in South Korea Curated by Brian Shetler United Methodist Archives & History Center and Main Library May 8- August 11, 2017 Richard Walker, a Drew University graduate (BA, 1944), was an international scholar, educator, leader in international studies, and Ambassador to South Korea. Serving in that position from 1981-1986, […]

Library Graffiti: Earth Day 2017

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtfully committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. —- Margaret Mead Earth Day origins Read how Gaylord Nelson, Democratic senator and governor from Wisconsin, helped create Earth Day and ultimately inspired environmental activists in:  Man from Clear Lake : Earth Day […]

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Know Your Copyrights, April 20

A workshop for scholars, students and faculty. Join Jenne Heise on April 20, from 5 to 6 pm in the Library/Technology Classroom in the library, for an introduction to… Copyright Fair Use Protecting your own work Using other people’s work appropriately Open Access Creative Commons We’ll address questions such as: What exactly does that little […]

Library Exhibit: Out of the Camps, Into College

March 13—April 28, 2017 United Methodist Archives and History Center Curated by Dr. L. Dale Patterson, Archivist Information: 973-408-3195, or dpatterson@gcah.org After the United States entered World War II, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 on February 19, 1942. This Executive Order was considered a security measure. It gave military power to ban any citizen […]

Visions, the Library Newsletter, Spring 2017

Brian Shetler Takes Over at Special Collections /
Shelf Life: Bruce Lancaster’s bookshelves offer a window into his—and Drew’s—history /
Corner Commentary: Turning the Pages on Technology /
The Vivian A. Bull Academic Commons—Two Years Out /
Opening Bell: Three college libraries meet for first social event /
Student Snapshots /
War Camels /
Library News, Events and Exhibits

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