Month: May 2017

“Flexibility and Persistence” – Critical Information Skills in SNL (and Beyond)

For decades, librarians have argued that information literacy skills – those associated with the creation, discovery, evaluation, and use of information – are lifelong learning skills for all in an information-rich environment. Information literacy has long been recognized as a critical skill for students in DePaul’s School for New Learning

Teaching and Learning with Sr. Helen Prejean

For the past five years, Sr. Helen Prejean has included DePaul University on her packed speaking engagement calendar, with activities ranging from small meals shared with students to in-class discussions to auditorium style lectures and panels. For those of you who have heard Sr. Helen speak or brought her into

Introducing the Maker Hub: Integrating Technology into Teaching and Learning

Opening in the John T. Richardson Library in fall 2017, the Maker Hub will be the library’s new center for offering technologies of making. The Maker Hub will allow DePaul students, faculty, and staff to access emerging technologies and equipment that may be difficult to access otherwise. Visitors to the

JTR 3.0: Library Renovation Continues to Phase 3

Over the past year, library staff members have engaged colleagues across Academic Affairs, Information Services, and elsewhere in the university to complete planning for Phase 3 of the John T. Richardson Library renovation (scheduled for summer 2017). Like Phase 2, which allowed us to launch highly-successful programs such as the