Year: 2014

Rebellious Readers Collaborate and Celebrate Banned Books Week

DePaul students, faculty, staff and community members recently had the opportunity to hear directly from Chicago authors and community members about the effects of censorship on readers and writers during the “Banned Chicago!” panel discussion on Wednesday October 24th, 2014. The panel, moderated by Carolyn Rudinsky of The University Center

CARLI Provides Expanded E-book Access Through Pilot Program

Through a pilot project launched in May, the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI) is now providing member institutions with access to over 29,000 e-books. The collection is comprised of humanities and social science titles from a wide variety of publishers that includes, among others, Bloomsberg Academic,

After Forty Years of Service, Special Collections and Archives Department Head Kathryn DeGraff Retires From DePaul

Kathryn DeGraff retired in August after 40 years of service to the DePaul University Library. In a career dedicated to DePaul, Kathryn began work in Library Acquisitions, became the founding Head of what is now the DePaul University Special Collections and Archives, and was named the University’s first University Archivist.

“In Deeds & Words: The Prejean Ministry Against the Death Penalty,” Library Exhibit Opening And Reception with Sr. Helen Prejean

DePaul University Special Collections and Archives will open a new exhibit on May 14th, drawn from the personal papers of Sr. Helen Prejean, CSJ. In Deeds and Words: the Prejean Ministry Against the Death Penalty reveals notable moments in Sr. Helen’s 30 years of advocacy on behalf of death row

April 29 to May 15: Faculty Survey on Research and Teaching in an Increasingly Digital Environment

Faculty–The local version of the ITHAKA Faculty Survey is still available for your completion through Wednesday, May15th. Please take this opportunity to contribute to this national study of faculty perspectives in scholarship, publishing, and the role of libraries. Make an impact on the future of scholarship and teaching in an

Sister Helen Prejean: In Person and on Paper

Sister Helen Prejean’s recent visit to DePaul included many opportunities for conversations with students.  One evening in Special Collections brought life to other voices not present in the room those in letters, poetry, artwork and other documents preserved in Sister Helen Prejean’s papers in DePauls Special Collections and Archives. Students

Changes to Library Services on Suburban Campuses

The DePaul University Library locations currently housed on the Suburban Campuses will close permanently at the end of their regularly-scheduled service hours on June 13, 2014. Faculty and students will continue to have access to library resources and services through services such as Ask-a-Librarian, online research guides and tutorials, and