Even before there were #hashtags, ‘social tagging’ was created to add different perspectives to metadata (descriptions) of digital stuff. Tagging allows people to associate related images, books, or sites based on their personal use/needs/perspective. “Folksonomies” from 100 Ideas that Changed the Web Folksonomies, sets of user tags, have changed the way we interact with the […]
We are pleased to announce that Andrew Bonamici has been selected as Drew’s new University Librarian. In this role, Andrew will report directly to the Provost and will be responsible for leading and innovating the University’s libraries and special collections. Currently serving as Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives and Program Development in the University of Oregon Libraries, Andrew […]
An Open Access workshop for students and researchers Ever been frustrated that Drew didn’t have an article you wanted, but then the librarian found it on the open web? The Open Access movement strives to make scholarly publications available to more people, moving them out from behind journal ‘paywalls’. This workshop will explain how Open […]
What is Open Access, and why would you, as a researcher/scholar, want to participate in the OA landscape? What options do you have for sharing your publications with others, and how can the library help? Start Open Access Week with this 1-hour workshop. We’ll cover why OA is important, what your rights to self-archiving are […]
On Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 7 pm in Mead Hall, Kristen Hawley Turner will be talking about “The Importance of Evidence in the Digital Age.” Some library suggested resources on “how do we evaluate what we read, write, post and publish in digital spaces?” The C.R.A.A.P. Test One simple way to evaluate sources is to […]
Bibliographies/reference lists got you down? Feeling like your research paper process is disorganized? Drew Library is now supporting Zotero as an citation manager. Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. Workshops: Monday, Oct. 16, 5-6 pm; Tuesday, Oct. 17, 1-2 pm. Both sessions will be held in the Library / Technology Classroom on the main floor of the library.
Looking for an easier way to make bibliographies for your papers?
The library is offering Endnote Basic training in the Academic Commons IT/Library Classroom : Tuesday, Oct 10, 5-6 pm; Wednesday, Oct 11, 5-6 pm; and Thursday, Oct 12, 5-6 pm;.
Collecting Drew: Daniel and the University Lobby, United Methodist Archives and History Center Sept 27, 2017, 4:00 pm Matthew Beland and Chris Taylor In honor of Drew University’s 150th anniversary, two collectors will come together to discuss collecting Drew. University Archivist Matthew Beland has been tasked with collecting, preserving, and showcasing Drew University’s past. His work […]
Last year’s Board Gaming at the Library nights were so successful that we are doing 2 each semester and adding a video game night as well. We’ll be providing snacks and a selection of games. Attendees are welcome to bring their own to share also! Board gaming nights will be held at the beautiful tables […]
Neil deGrasse Tyson Scientist Astrophysicist Scholar Join the Drew Community at the Simon Center on September 26th at 8pm, when the Drew Forum presents Neil deGrasse Tyson —noted astrophysicist, scholar, and media favorite.** To prepare for a fascinating evening, take a look at the information below—included are selected works by or involving Dr. deGrasse […]