Month: April 2016

One Million Downloads in Via

One Million and Counting

Earlier this year, we reached a significant milestone in the development of a library service program in which DePaul University faculty have played a key part – the one-millionth full-text download from our institutional repository, Via. Via is the cornerstone of our expanding platform for promoting library publishing, providing scholarly

New Tools to Identify Key Journals and Papers in your Field

Interested in identifying a journal to publish in? Curious about which articles are having a large impact in your field? The Library now has access to new tools to help you answer these questions. .  Thomson’s improved Journal Citation Reports provides journal-level citation statistics and Essential Science Indicators provides key

Research Consultations Facilitate the Excitement of Discovery

Thanks to the Value of Academic Libraries initiative, evidence is beginning to confirm what librarians have long suspected: library usage correlates with student success. Initial results of a recent study at Illinois Institute of Technology show that “any library usage was always accompanied by a slightly higher achievement in GPA

Collaborations in Digital History

The DePaul University Library is always working to support faculty and students, especially in the dynamic field of Digital Humanities (DH). One of our DePaul librarians, Jennifer Schwartz, attended the Digital Humanities Institute for Mid-Career Librarians at the University of Rochester in July of 2015, where she developed new skills

No Experience Required

Students come to DePaul to learn.  Faculty don’t expect students to know the content and processes that will be assessed in finals week when students walk into their classrooms on the first day of the term; that first class session starts a journey and a progression. The same process of