Exhibit: New Beginnings: A History of Presidential Inaugurations at Drew University

September 7 to December 31, 2015 Curated by Matthew Beland Main Library This exhibit coincides with the inauguration of President MaryAnn Baenninger, October 2, 2015. It provides context for this event through description of the Drew’s past presidents and the inauguration ceremonies, photography, and copies of inaugural programs and addresses.

Friends of the Library Gala, January 30, 2016, to feature author Ulysses Grant Dietz

The Friends of the Library will host their eleventh biennial Benefit Dinner on January 30, 2016, with Honorary Dinner Chairs, Drew President MaryAnn and Ron Baenninger. The evening begins at Kirby Theatre with a program featuring Ulysses Grant Dietz, chief curator at the Newark (NJ) Museum and author of books on the decorative arts, the White House, and two […]

Library Graffiti: Our Favorite Things

These are a Few of Our Favorite Things… Oxford English Dictionary The original crowdsourced dictionary. Browse here for the definitive definitions and derivations in English. Recent additions: twerk, FLOTUS, yarn-bombing, crowdfund. http://ezproxy.drew.edu/login?url=http://www.oed.com/ New York Times online New this year, a Drew-wide online (tablet, phone & computer) subscription to “all the news that’s fit to print.” […]

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Exhibit: Comfortable Words

Comfortable Words: Anglican Piety and the Book of Common Prayer July 15–October 23, 2015 Methodist Library This exhibition of the four hundred year old Book of Common Prayer and its progeny showcases a book that is not only used for public worship and private prayer but, by its liturgical excellence, holds a special place in the evolution of English language and […]

Exhibit: The University and the City

  The University and the City: A Drew University Library exhibit showcasing an archival record of our community’s encounter with cities at home and abroad. Academic Commons Lobby, Summer-Fall 2015 The University and the City is the theme of the upcoming inauguration of MaryAnn Baenninger as the thirteenth President of Drew University. This exhibit contains a sampling […]

Conversations on Collecting, Fall 2015

Our series of afternoon conversations continues… September 23, 2015, 4:00 p.m. June Schlueter Professor of English, Emerita, Lafayette University The Early Modern Album Amicorum Although early modern autograph albums are not plentiful in the U.S., European libraries—especially in Germany and The Netherlands—own numerous specimens of these pocket-sized gems, which contain good wishes from dignitaries and watercolor paintings. June […]

Out of the Vault: Evangelical Fictions, Sept. 8

Evangelical Fiction and the Evangelical Life of the Mind  Tuesday, September 8th @ 4 p.m. Speaker: James Van Wyck, Ph.D. Candidate, Fordham University Location: Wilson Reading Room, United Methodist Archives and History Center The Libraries of Drew University house one of the finest (and most diverse) collections of nineteenth century religious fiction. At this workshop we’ll investigate […]

Fall 2015 Schedule of Exhibits

Drew University Library Exhibit Schedule Fall 2015  July 15 to October 23, 2015 Comfortable Words: Anglican Piety and the Book of Common Prayer Curated by Ken Rowe United Methodist Archives and History Center This exhibition of the four hundred year old Book of Common Prayer and its progeny showcases a book that is not only used for public worship and private […]

Fall 2015 Out of the Vault Series

Drew University Library Out of the Vault Series Fall 2015 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 Drew archival collection while providing opportunities for engagement with the materials. The sessions take place in the Wilson Reading Room of […]

Preview: New Library Catalog & Home page

The library is launching a new home page and a new Library Catalog in an effort to improve and better promote the services we provide to students, faculty, and the entire Drew community. The new home page offers an opportunity to search Summon, the Library Catalog, WorldCat, or Google Scholar from a single search box. […]

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