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New Caspersen Student Orientation : Tour Drew Library

Welcome guide

Tour our Libraries and Archives

Library Tour: The map and videos below were originally created as part of an in-person, self-guided tour of the Library....but now students may use these resources to take a virtual tour of the Library.  Please come see the Library for yourself, first chance you get!  Questions? Contact the Library at

Map of Level C of the main Library.


Circulation Desk/ Access services: Look for the "Heart" on the map above. That's where you'll find the Circulation Desk. In the video (1:28) below, Lauren Levinson, Head of Access services, shares information about the helpful Library services available at this location.


Interlibrary loan (ILL): Look for the Smiley Face on the map above. That's the location where you'll retrieve or drop off any ILL materials. In the video (2:46) below, Kathy Juliano, Drew's Electronic Resources Librarian, shares information about this excellent Library service.


Research & Reference (R&R) Dept: Look for the Triangle on the map above. That's where you will find research help at the Library. Drew Librarians have offices here...and are happy to help students develop good research strategies. Please view the video  (2:26) below for info about this location in the LIbrary.


Center for Academic Excellence (CAE): Look for the sun on the map above. That's where you'll find the entrance to the CAE. In the video (2:20) below, Margery Ashmun, a R&R Librarian, shares important info about that Library location and other things near there. She discusses Drew's microfilm machines, how to get to different parts of the Library, and more.


The Kean Room: Look for the moon on the map above. That's where you'll find the Kean Room, named in honor of the former Governor of New Jersey and former Drew President Thomas Kean. In the video( 2:24) below, Guy Dobson, Drew's Systems Librarian and Interim Library Director, shares the history of the room and its current uses. After viewing the video, please go HERE for more information.


Drew's Special Collections and Archives: Across from the Main Library you'll find the Methodist Center and Archives. View the video below for a behind-the-scenes tour with Brian Shetler, our former Head of Special Collections. Drew has some amazing items in the Archives -- come along and see!

Drew Library and Academic Commons - photos

Drew Library (entrance)


The Circulation Desk (ILL pick up and drop off is located here)


The Reference Offices (Reference & Research (R&R) Help)


The Center for Academic Excellence (CAE) and Writing Center

More in the CAE


The Kean Room

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