The Library has completed major updates to our A-Z Databases and Resources list and our Library Research Guides. The changes provide more functionality and more flexibility in the way we provide access to library information. Specifically, our A-Z Databases and Resources List now allows for: Searching for a database by
This October marks the one-year anniversary of Special Collections and Archives’ debut in Newsline with a story about DePaul alumna Halloween Martin (b. October 31, 1900). The collections in the DePaul University Archives are rich in fascinating details about campus life, traditions, alumni and staff, and column author Jane Connelly has
Last month, the Pew Research Center released its most recent report on the place of the public library in American society. Libraries at the Crossroads documents a critical moment in the history of an enduring social institution, as public libraries continue to support traditional services such as literacy programs for
Often, we make assumptions about what our undergraduate students know or should know when it comes to college-level work. Because smartphones are virtual extensions of our students, and students grew up alongside Google, we assume that our students are both tech-savvy, as well as fully capable of finding anything using
Over the last few years, the Library has been experimenting with licensing streaming videos. While we’ve received a lot of interest in streaming content, we’ve run into a number of obstacles in terms of unsustainable costs for this content and also restrictions around who could access the films we licensed.
As announced in our last Faculty Newsletter, the DePaul University Library has been designated as a digital-only depository in the Federal Depository Library Program. See our earlier post Bringing “A National Asset” to DePaul to learn more about the program. Join us the afternoon of November 13th in the John T.
Via Sapientiae is DePaul’s Institutional Repository where faculty and students are publishing their scholarly papers, journals, conferences and other works online for the world to see. Much has changed over the five years since the repository launched so administrators of Via Sapientiae decided to meet at their first Via User
We are pleased to announce that we were able to use end of year funds to add Volume I of Classical Scores Library to our collection of online databases. This resource provides convenient access to thousands of music scores online, something that has long been requested by our users, and represents standard
In a memorandum issued to the heads of executive departments and agencies, President Obama described the information created by (and about) the federal government as “a national asset” and as a means of promoting a transparent and participatory approach to government in the United States. Known as “the largest publisher
Looking for new publishing opportunities? We are pleased to announce that as of May 21st, Cabell’s directories of publishing opportunities launched a new, improved interface. Cabell’s is making it easier to search for most appropriate publications for your research topics and manuscripts. In addition to a much improved look and feel,