Day: May 3, 2011

Linda Morrissett, Director of Library to Retire

Linda Morrissett, Director of Libraries, will be retiring after fourteen years at DePaul.  Linda came to DePaul in 1997 as the Associate Director for Library Collections and Access Services.  For the past nine years Linda has served as the Library Director, a period of time that spans two strategic planning

Library Celebrates Faculty Scholarship: Carson Cunningham

Former Academic All-American basketball player at Purdue, Dr. Carson Cunningham has been teaching history at DePaul since 2004. Having earned his PhD from Purdue University in 2006, Cunningham authored American Hoops: U.S. Men’s Olympic Basketball from Berlin to Beijing, which the University of Nebraska Press published in December 2009. University

JSTOR & Project Muse Announce E-Book Content for 2012

JSTOR & Project MUSE, two of our most heavily used collections, have both announced that they will be adding e-books from university presses to their platforms for 2012.  As two of the leading not-for-profit organizations providing full-text scholarly journal content, their support of university presses heralds an exciting development for

DePaul University’s First Virtual Exhibition Debuts: “Saint-Lazare as a Women’s Prison: 1794-1932”

Traditionally museums, libraries, archives, and special collections seek to highlight their collections through the vehicle of exhibitions.  These events are labor intensive and expensive.  They also require a long period of planning, preparation, interpretation, and installation. Then, after a few weeks or months on public display, the exhibition ends, is

Copyright and Online Learning Training for Faculty

Faculty members are invited to attend a training about copyright law in higher education and how to stay in compliance when posting copyrighted material online. The session will take place on Wednesday, May 11, from 2:003:30 pm in LPC Student Center, Room 380, and will include: An overview of copyright

Observing Students “in the Wild”: The Anthropology of Research Assignments

How do students make sense of their research assignments once they leave the classroom? And how do librarians guide students in interpreting requirements to meet learning goals? What do faculty expect from both students and librarians when designing research assignments? These are some of the questions library staff addressed in

New Electronic Submissions Process Highlights Student Scholarship

On April 29, 2011, at the seventh annual student history conference, over 40 graduate and undergraduate students had the opportunity to present their research papers to peers and faculty as part of an all day conference. This was both an exciting and nerve-racking experience for students as they learned from