Quick Takes on Events and News — February 2017

Records at Play: The Institute of Jazz Studies @50 A new exhibit of materials from IJS titled Records at Play: The Institute of Jazz Studies @50 is the inaugural exhibit in the Paul Robeson Galleries at Express Newark ( 54… Continue Reading


In Memoriam – Ed Berger

Recently Consuella Askew and Wayne Winborne sent around a note announcing that our colleague Ed Berger passed away suddenly and quite unexpectedly in January. Ed was a wonderful photographer and spent many hours documenting the spaces and faces of Dana… Continue Reading

Don’t Miss Your Open Enrollment Benefits Fairs

As recently announced, University Human Resources (UHR) will host a series of Open Enrollment Benefits Fairs throughout the month of October to educate employees about their SHBP benefits options, as well as other benefits and services that are available and… Continue Reading

Quick Takes on Events & News – October 2016

Save the date for State of the Libraries – December 7, 2016 Many more details will follow, but please save the date of December 7 for the 2016 State of the Libraries. The program will begin with poster presentations at… Continue Reading

Quick Takes on Events & News – September 2016

Making Rowan University and Camden County College Students Feel Welcome Through a partnership agreement, Paul Robeson Library is now the campus library for Rowan University and Camden County College students. Bart Everts is the library liaison for these students and… Continue Reading

The Final Report on Latino Americans: 500 Years of History

Rutgers University Libraries recently concluded the ALA-funded program Latino Americans: 500 Years of History. Over the course of a year, Rutgers and other scholars led 17 PBS film screening discussions about the experience of Latinos in New Jersey in collaboration… Continue Reading


Quick Takes on Events & News – August 2016

Libraries’ Wordsmith Wins National Slogan Contest Mary Beth Weber won the ALCTS Slogal Contest for her slogan, “Creating the future, preserving the past.” This slogan will be used during the 60th anniversary celebration of ALCTS in 2017. In addition to… Continue Reading

Announcing New Shared Drive – Central

The Libraries now have a Central drive (T:\CENTRAL) where shared items of interest to all areas of the Libraries can be stored. The plan is to eventually store shared resources, information, procedures, and manuals in this location. Currently, it contains… Continue Reading