Year: 2015

Into the Archives

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

The Library at a Crossroads

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

What Can I Expect my Students to Know? First-Year Library Instruction

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

From Hollywood to Your Computer Screen: Developing a Teaching Collection of Major Motion Films

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.

Digital Depository Membership Reception

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.

New Look for Cabell’s: Helping You Find a Home for Your Work

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,