Day: March 3, 2015

Library Supports Beck Research Initiative for Women, Gender, and Community’s Research Training Internship

The DePaul University Library is committed to supporting community engagement as a strategic priority and recently welcomed the opportunity to affect interests and issues that impact young girls and women in Chicago.  Beginning winter quarter 2015, the library extended its resources and staff expertise to 16 high school student interns

Grant Research Provides Insight Into First Year Students’ Library Experience

“Honestly, I was scared to go into the library because I felt like such a freshman. I had no idea of how it worked.” This comment from a DePaul University first-year student resonates with the results of a number of recent studies of information literacy among undergraduate students. Research by Brinkman,

Do You See What I See? Document Analysis Using Special Collections Sources

Faculty are often familiar with information literacy and the skills students need in order to effectively identify, evaluate and use information from a variety of sources. Archivists and special collections librarians use a framework for “artifactual literacy​” and focus on specialized sources that don’t often come neatly packaged with the same