24/7 Hours for Finals

The Drew University main Library will be open 24/7 during finals week, starting at 9:30 AM on Saturday Dec. 10, going until 7:00 PM Friday Dec. 16. During the hours the library would normally be closed or having study hours, Library Study Hours– Drew ID required, no services– will be in effect. Refreshments– sponsored by […]

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 […]

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Library Resolution on Service Policies, 12/9/2016

A resolution passed by the faculty of the Drew University Library: The Library Faculty supports the principles laid out in ALA’s Library Bill of Rights (http://www.ala.org/advocacy/intfreedom/librarybill) and Intellectual Freedom Principles for Academic Libraries (http://www.ala.org/advocacy/intfreedom/librarybill/interpretations/intellectual). We reaffirm our commitment to the provision of a safe and supportive environment and services for information access and creative expression to […]

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January Workshop Slam Week!

Library Workshop Slam Week for Drew Faculty and Graduate Students The following workshops will be presented in the Library/Technology Classroom of the Library’s Academic Commons during the Winter Intersession (January 9 through 13, 2017). If you have questions, or to reserve a seat, contact Jennifer Heise, Reference Librarian and Coordinator of Digital Services (jheise@drew.edu). Know Your Copy Rights […]

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Game on! Board Game Night, Wed. Nov. 30

Drew Libraries and the Drew Gaming Club are co-sponsoring an Open Board Game Night Wed. November 30 7-10 pm in the Pilling Room on Level E of the Library. (We selected Pilling because of the lovely large tables and classic chairs). Snacks and drinks will be provided. A variety of board games, both classic and […]

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Scholarly Googling & Other Tools, 4pm Mon., 11/14

In addition to the Library’s subscription resources, there is an increasing infrastructure of ‘open’ scholarly communication on the web. Learn how to make the best use of Google Scholar, Worldcat.org, Academia.edu, Internet Archive and other tools can enlarge your research world. To reserve a space, email jheise@drew.edu

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, […]

Library Graffiti: Election within the Context of History

“Most Important Election in History!” – Historical Newspapers According to the press, every election is the “Most Important Election.” “The most important election in the history of our country…” —The True Northerner. (Paw Paw, Mich.), November 03, 1916. “The most important election in our history.” —The Sun. (New York [N.Y.]), May 22, 1908. “One of […]

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