Faculty Development at Your Library

With the launch of the newly-named Center for Teaching and Learning, DePaul has taken the next step in designing, delivering, and assessing the impact of a coordinated approach to faculty development across core areas of teaching, learning, scholarship, and engagement. While the library has been a long-time partner in teaching

Open Access Publishing by College at DePaul University

Open Access (OA) refers to research that is made freely available online. One of the most recent additions to the Library’s repertoire of Research Guides is the Open Access Guide which provides pointers to OA policies and resources and describes the ways in which a publication can be made openly

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New Learning Outcomes at the Library

Classroom instruction is one important way that librarians engage with DePaul students, as we collaborate with faculty to teach how to find and evaluate information pursued both for course-related research and lifelong learning. This past academic year, the library participated in a university-wide process to revise and update our instruction

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New Research Meet & Greet Series

Studio Chi and the DePaul University Library have teamed up to launch Research Meet & Greet, a monthly networking and research sharing forum designed to foster collaboration and innovation across disciplines. The Research Meet and Greet series focuses on spreading the word about the projects and research developed across the

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DePaul Joins the Black Metropolis Research Consortium

The DePaul University Library has joined the Black Metropolis Research Consortium (BMRC), an association of more than a dozen libraries, institutions of higher education, and archival repositories sharing the mission to “connect all who seek to document, share, understand, and preserve Black experiences.” BMRC promotes the discovery, preservation, and use

Digital Storytelling @ Your Library

DePaul University faculty and librarians came together last week to learn from experts from StoryCenter how to “conceive and create their digital story.” By bringing “digital storytelling” techniques into their teaching, research, or efforts to engage DePaul community members with library programs, workshop participants made use of personal narration, photography

Digital Scholarship Spotlight: A Brief History of the African American Press

Graduate students in English Literature must fulfill a Book and Media History course requirement for their degree program. In Winter 2018, this course took on a new aspect by combining book history with digital humanities. Associate Dean and Associate Professor of English John Shanahan partnered with Dr. Ana Lucic, Digital

More Specialized Work Spaces Available at JTR

The availability of new spaces and services offered as part of Phase 3 of the John T. Richardson Library renovation continues. Earlier this year, we launched the 1581 Media Studios: sound-buffered rooms for 1-2 people to record and edit audio-visual projects for either class assignments or personal interest. With over

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Information Literacy and Transfer Student Success

A commitment to student success was a core component of Vision 2018, one seen in the library through the establishment of our Learning Commons partnerships and our work with colleagues to identify undergraduate learning goals for information literacy in first-year programs including Chicago Quarter and WRD 104. As we move