Year: 2012

JTR 2.0: Planning for Renovation Phase 2

The Library continues planning for the second phase of the John T. Richardson Library Renovation (scheduled for Summer 2013) with campus partners, including Faculty Information Technology Services (FITS), the Writing Center, the Digital Humanities Interest Group, the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Information Services, and the Office of

New Digital Collection For Faculty Contains Over 53,000 High-Quality Images

Looking for images of the ruins of Chichn Itz? Post-modern architecture in Berlin? The Gardens at the Palace of Versailles? The DePaul University Library is pleased to present a new digital-image collection for faculty use. Over the summer quarter, the Department of Digitization Services subscribed to Archivision Digital Research Library,

Napoleon Rides Again: New Donations in DePaul’s Special Collections

While the events surrounding the feats and follies of Napoleon Bonaparte’s rise to power and remarkable military campaigns are some 200 years in the past, their history continues to live on through continued donations to DePaul’s Special Collections and Archives. A recent transfer of rare book materials from Christian Brothers

Clearing Our Slates For Poetry, With Emerita Professor Sally Kitt Chappell

“New snow as far as I can see/ Wipes clear the slate for poetry.” Entitled “Winter’s Blessing,” this couplet is featured in award-winning author Sally A. Kitt Chappell’s newest edition of poetry SHARDS: Selected Poems (2011). In this poem, we are reminded how inclement winter weather provides opportunities for creative

Pushing The Boundaries, With Professor Jim Block

Public intellectual and self-proclaimed gadfly, Jim Block, DePaul University Professor of Political Science, is not bound by disciplinary boundaries. In fact, one of his major contributions to knowledge production is questioning the social production of boundaries entirely. His newest book The Crucible of Consent: American Child Rearing and the Forging

Second Phase of the Library Renovation Delayed Until June 2013

On July 1, 2011 the Libraries began a four-year renovation of the John T. Richardson Library. The first phase was successfully completed in September 2011. Classes are being taught in our new library instruction room and the Library has hosted several events in our state-of-the-art program room, including an inaugural

Faculty Use New Digital Image Collections for Class Presentations and Research

DePaul University Library offers faculty access to digital-image collections for use in instruction, research and scholarship. In addition to DePaul’s Digital Collections, the Instructional Image Collection launched a new web platform (Luna) during Fall Quarter  2011 with more than 60,000 images generated at DePaul and includes access to 30+ additional