Author: Amelia Brunskill

Extensive New Library of Materials on Research Methods

Research methods are a key element of the curriculum in many departments at DePaul.  In response, the library has acquired SAGE Research Methods which provides a wide array of electronic materials to support faculty who are teaching research methods. Sage Reference Methods contains over one thousand eBooks, selected journal content,

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

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Using eBooks in Your Teaching

In response to the DePaul faculty members and students who have expressed appreciation for the accessibility and functionality of e-books, the Library has been steadily building its collection of books available in this format. While e-books are creating new opportunities for accessing and engaging with content, the lack of uniformity

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.

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,

CARLI Provides Expanded E-book Access Through Pilot Program

Through a pilot project launched in May, the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI) is now providing member institutions with access to over 29,000 e-books. The collection is comprised of humanities and social science titles from a wide variety of publishers that includes, among others, Bloomsberg Academic,

Early English Books Online Now Available At DePaul

This powerful resource contains over 125,000 titles, allowing users to view and search digital facsimiles of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700. It includes the first book printed in English by William Caxton; early quarto

New Resources Soon Available from the Center for Research Libraries

Founded in 1949, the Center for Research Libraries (CRL) is a cooperative of research libraries dedicated to collecting, preserving, and providing access to primary sources from around the world. CRLs highly-regarded collections include approximately 5 million newspapers, journals, documents, archives, and other traditional and digital resources. Most of these resources