Month: October 2017

New Tool for Searching the Archives

Searching for, and searching within, library resources has come a long way from the days of physically consulting card catalogs.  Today, faculty and students are most likely to start their searches from a keyboard or smartphone rather than on paper.  Archival materials haven’t enjoyed this same liberation—often researchers are expected

Open Access Week

Open in order to…

Very commonly, visitors to the library’s Research Help Desks are seeking help identifying relevant sources and literature on a particular topic. The starting point for providing assistance with these searches is often the “A-Z database list” featured on the Library’s main page. This list includes a wealth of electronic resources

Introducing New Primary Source Digital Collections

Primary sources transport students outside of their own time and place.  The chance to encounter stories, events, perspectives, and interpretations created by those who participated in or had a front row seat to historical events can be both challenging and exhilarating to students.  Through primary source collections students can apply

Library Shows Support for Digital Scholarship at DePaul

  As technology has become faster, more portable and powerful, and concurrently less expensive, scholars have taken hold of the tools and technology to create new ways of processing, analyzing, creating, and sharing information. These new technologies have in turn influenced the ways in which scholars create and share their