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Resources for Drew Alumni

This Guide lists research and information resources the Library staff would like to recommend to our alumni. Please contact the Research Help Desk at the Library for further assistance (phone:973-408-3588; email: ).

Go HERE for information about Library borrowing privileges for alums.

For Spring semester 2021:

Borrowing information: Alumni are currently welcome to request loans for contactless pickup as well as scans from Drew's print collection. 
  • Contactless pickup of loans is available outside the front entrance of the library. Once you've found what you'd like to request from our catalog, complete the loan request form HERE. Before placing any requests, please be sure you have registered for an alumni library account. If you are unsure if you have a current alumni library account, reach out to We will confirm whether you have an account, and set one up for you if you do not.
  • Scans of individual articles and chapters from Drew's print resources can be requested using the form HERE.

Drew Subscriptions Available through Your account

Under Drew's agreements with database vendors, this list of databases are remotely available to alumni using your email account and password.* 

If you do not still have access to a email address and would like to remotely access these databases, please contact

*Note: almost all of our subscription databases are available for use on a walk-in basis on-campus. 

ATLA for Alumni

ATLA: The ATLA (American Theological Library Association Database) login for alumni requires a password which can be obtained from the Theological Alumni staff or the Library Reference department (contact info above).

Once you have that password, you can access ATLA for alumni online.


Drew Alumni who live in New Jersey will want to check out the wide variety of databases provided for New Jersey library users by the New Jersey State Library.

Access to these databases will require entering your local public library card barcode.



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