Month: October 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.