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 […]
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 […]
Drew University Library Thursday, November 9, 4-7pm (NEW DATE) Love history and/or images? Interested in participating in civic scholarship? Want to contribute to a national treasure? Join us for a Citizen Archivist Tagathon! Citizen Archivists crowdsource subject labels and text transcriptions in the online resources of the U.S. National Archives. The event will begin with […]
Fluid Dynamics: Evolutionary Physics and Byron Hermione de Almeida 2017 Leslie Marchand Lecture United Methodist Archives and History Center November 2, 4:30 pm The Byron Society of America will bring the Leslie Marchand Lecture to Drew University. Leslie Marchand wrote the definitive biography of Lord Byron and was the leading authority on the poet until […]
October 31, 2016, 3pm AND 8pm Drew University Library Back by popular demand! University Archivist Matthew Beland leads a panel discussion on the history of ghosts at Drew and the buildings they reputedly haunt, including female apparitions in Hoyt-Bowne and Mead Hall and “Reggie”, the ghost haunting the Kirby Shakespeare Theater. Come to learn about […]
The Out of the Vault series is sponsored by the Department of Special Collections and University Archives of the Drew University Library. Each interactive session introduces participants to a particular collection or set of materials while providing opportunities for engagement with the materials. The sessions take place in the Wilson Reading Room of the United Methodist Archives and […]