Consult Drew Library's variety of reference sources, including online dictionaries, encyclopedias and other subject-relevant resources with a sample listed below:
Searchable online reference books such as encyclopedias, dictionaries and quotation books in many subject areas.
Online version of Encyclopaedia Britannica, with links to recommended web sites.
Includes encyclopedia entries authenticated by a team of respected academics, color illustrations, photographs, artworks, and tables, and Star Maps created by the Dutch celestial cartographer, Wil Tirion.
Encyclopedia of the Solar System
This work includes over fifty chapters authored by experts who review fundamental topics as well as explore new models, theories, and discussions.
U.S. Congress. House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Astrobiology: Search for Biosignatures in our Solar System and Beyond. Dec 2013
- Astronomy, 1988-present
- Astronomy and astrophysics review, 04/01/1989 to 1 year ago
- Astrophysics & Space Science, 1997 to 1 year ago
- Origins of life and evolution of biospheres , 06/01/1997 to 1 year ago
- Astrobiology Magazine
A NASA-sponsored “popular” online science magazine offering current topics in astrobiology. Content updated daily with topics ranging from solar system exploration. cosmic evolution, robotics, and more.. Features include multimedia content (podcasts, videos, images, etc) and “Astrocomics”.
- Astrobiology: Life in the Universe
The official Web site of the NASA Astrobiology Program provides up-to-date information including journal publications and news articles about astrobiology, inlcuding events, missions, public education initiatives, and public outreach activities related to astrobiology.
Science Reference Librarian
Tel: 973-408- 3483
New Discovery Service from EBSCO. Searches for all library resources from a single search box. Limit, expand and customize your search. Think of it as the Library's version of Google!
Academic Search Premier
Interdisciplinary database of newspapers, magazines and journals, with full-text for a majority of the articles. Also includes a searchable file of images.
A database of all the books and other items cataloged by OCLC member libraries. Click “borrow this item from another library” to request an item via Interlibrary Loan. See also: worldcat.org
Free software to help manage your bibliographic needs, inlcuding organizing sources and citations by project, sharing citations for group work, and for "citing while you write", i.e. inserting citations into papers while writing.
(Beware: No citation software is perfect--check your work!) Instructions for EndNote Web
Lipson, Charles. Doing Honest Work in College: How to Prepare Citations, Avoid Plagiarism, and Achieve Real Academic Success. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004. Print .PN171 .F56 L56 2004
Margery Ashmun is your Personal Librarian - available for help with formatting citations. For more information about the Personal Librarian program, check here.
Drew's Center for Academic Excellence
Get help with forming a thesis, structuring an argument, and all things related to writing a paper at the Center for Writing Excellence housed in the Center for Academic Excellence (CAE) on the main floor of the Library. The CAE also offers the Math and Science Resource Center, as well as individual peer subject tutoring ... Services are free to all Drew students, faculty, and staff. Make an appointment online at their webpage for one-on-one help. Go to link in title to find out more. (~Drew's website)
Drew University's plagiarism policy
Take time to familiarize yourself with Drew's policy on plagiarism. CLICK HERE for a link to the "Academic Integrity" section of Drew's Student Handbook which contains a description of the plagiarism policy.
Research Help Desk
Make an appointment with Margery Ashmun or come to the Research Help desk in the Library when desk is staffed.
Research Help Hours:
9:00AM- 5:00PM, Monday-Friday;
Use the chat message box on the
Research Resources page when the Research Help Desk is staffed.
when the Research Help Desk is staffed.