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New Student Library Orientation: Helpful Library resources

Information about the Library to help new students at Drew University.

Fall 2022 information

Please NOTE:  "In-person" Library services are readily available, however, we are now able to offer many Library services online. Please go HERE to the Library services webpage to find more specific information about resources available at this time. Helpful Library FAQ's may be found HERE. As always, email the Library with questions or concerns.

Library Resources - 2022-2023


At the present time, several printers have been set up on the main floor of the Library for student use. We strongly encourage you to allow plenty of time (i.e. not right before class) to print any materials you may need.  This page will be updated with additional information about print services as it becomes available. Please contact University Technology if questions or concerns.



A scanning station for student use is available in the Academic Commons/Library during the 2022-23 academic year.  For distance students, some limited scanning of materials by Library staff may be available. Please go HERE for more information about submitting scanning requests for Drew-owned materials-- info about this possibility may be found under section labeled "Circulation & Reserves," located towards the bottom of the linked webpage.  More info may be found in the Library FAQ's HERE

Thanks for your part in keeping campus safe and open.

Library Computers

A limited number of computer work stations will be available for student use in the Academic Commons area of the library during the academic year 2021-22.  Thanks for your part in keeping campus safe and open.

Group Study Spaces

Group study spaces are available in the Academic Commons area of the library during the 2021-22 academic year. Students may request/reserve Group Study space at the Circulation Desk. The Library conforms to campus and CDC/NJ State guidelines, requiring all Library users to masked, regardless of vaccination status. Thanks for your part in keeping campus safe and open.


Please view the video below (3:39) for helpful information about requesting an item through interlibrary loan (ILL). Of note: at 2:52 in the video,  requesting an ILL through Drew's Scholarsearch database is demonstrated.

For comprehensive information related to Interlibrary Loan (ILL), please got to section V, page 3 on the policy document found HERE. 


The United Methodist Archives Center is a collaboration between the Methodist Library of Drew University and the General Commission on Archives and History for the United Methodist Church (GCAH). The Methodist Library holds print materials related to United Methodism and related denominations, including over 50,000 books. For more information, click HERE.

Note: due to COVID restrictions, access to the Reading Room is limited. Please email for information about access to materials. 


The Center for Academic Excellence (CAE) is a one-stop resource to help you reach your fullest potential. With units dedicated to helping you with writing, math and science, the Center provides tutoring for most courses and makes every effort to arrange for tutoring in other courses through special requests. Academic coaching is also available to assist students who seek to improve their study and self-management skills. During the 2021-2022 academic year, all of these great services are offered both in person and online. 

For more information, click HERE.


In-person assistance is available by appointment only, Monday- Friday between 9AM-5PM. Masks and social distancing will be required. Onine assistance is available via Zoom or help ticket. The Help Desk is located just beyond the Circulation counter in the Academic Commons, main floor of the Rose Memorial Library. Please go HERE for more information.

Open a Support Ticket


Library services for graduate students

Resources for Theological Students: Our THEO Librarian, Jesse Mann, has created some helpful guides for our THEO students.

  • Please go HERE for a Library Orientation Guide just for THEO students.
  • Please go HERE to access information about available services designed especially for our THEO students.

Drew Library FAQ's

When LIBRARY CHAT is offline, search our FAQ's below for information.

Guided virtual tour of the Library resources

We look forward to welcoming you to Drew Library.  Consider scheduling a "virtual visit."  Meeting with a Librarian and getting an online tour of the Library website is the next best thing to being there! 


We will contact you within two days to schedule and/or confirm the tour. The tour will take about 20-30 minutes. We will send a Zoom link at least one hour ahead of the scheduled tour. If you have any questions contact

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