Exhibit: Showcase of Materials from the Holocaust Collections, April 16

Showcase of Materials from the Holocaust Collections at the Drew University Library Thursday, April 16, 2015, 9am-7pm Wilson Reading Room United Methodist Archives and History Center In conjunction with the Reflecting on the Past to Protect the Future: A Conference on Medicine, Bioethics, and the Holocaust, the Department of Special Collections and University Archives at […]

Rescheduled: Out of the Vault Workshop: Drew U. Student Organizations Collection, 4/14

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 @ 4 p.m. — Note time! Dr. Matthew Beland, University Archivist Wilson Reading Room, United Methodist Archives and History Center Drew University The March 3 workshop examines the historical records of several Drew student organizations housed in the Drew University Archives. The Library is fortunate to have records of various clubs in Drew’s past and […]

Out of the Vault, 4/7: Drew Methodist Collection

Out of the Vault Archives Workshop The Drew Methodist Collection Tuesday, April 7, 2015 @ 7 p.m. Wilson Reading Room, United Methodist Archives and History Center Workshop Leaders: Christopher Anderson, Mary Alice Cicerale, Lucy Marks, and Lisa Miller The Methodist Collections of Drew University and the General Commission on Archives and History for The United Methodist […]

Anne Sexton at Drew

by Jesse D. Mann, Theological Librarian This article originally appeared in Visions, the Library Newsletter, Spring 2015. As readers of Visions know, in the spring of 2014, Drew acquired the personal library of Pulitzer-prize winning poet Maxine Kumin.[1] Not surprisingly, this library includes numerous works by Kumin’s longtime friend and fellow poet, Anne Sexton. Like […]

Library Exhibit: Women and the Graphic Novels They Write

March 1 to April 20, 2015 Exhibit Opening: Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 3:00 pm Library Lobby Light Reception “Women and the Graphic Novels They Write: Alternative Narratives” Despite the fact that the graphic novel has been formalized into scholarly discourse, university library collections, and other educational settings, the study of women writers and artists and the graphic […]

Study Room Closures, Feb. 18-20

The following library spaces are in use for the Board of Trustees meetings this week: Kean Room: Closed Wednesday, February 18 at 12:00 p.m. through Friday, February 20 at 3:00 p.m. Pilling  and Rose Rooms: Closed Thursday, Feb. 19 & Friday, Feb. 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Tipple Conference Room (Rose 212): Closed Thursday, Feb. […]

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Academics In Common: Transformation of the Library

-By Jody Caldwell, Head of Reference & Research Services This article originally appeared in Visions, the Library Newsletter, Fall 2014. As I watch a new class of incoming students unpack, settle in, start classes and begin to get their bearings, I have memories of my own transition to college. Much has stayed the same—the insecurities, […]

Out of the Vault: US Government Docs Collection, Feb 3

The Drew Library Presents…the February Out of the Vault Workshop The United States Government Documents Collection Tuesday, February 3, 2015 @ 7 p.m. Dr. Elizabeth Patterson “Knowledge will forever govern ignorance: And a people who mean to be their own Governors, must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.” (James Madison) This sentiment formed […]

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