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Digital Depository Membership Reception

As announced in our last Faculty Newsletter, the DePaul University Library has been designated as a digital-only depository in the Federal Depository Library Program. See our earlier post Bringing “A National Asset” to DePaul to learn more about the program. Join us the afternoon of November 13th in the John T.

After Forty Years of Service, Special Collections and Archives Department Head Kathryn DeGraff Retires From DePaul

Kathryn DeGraff retired in August after 40 years of service to the DePaul University Library. In a career dedicated to DePaul, Kathryn began work in Library Acquisitions, became the founding Head of what is now the DePaul University Special Collections and Archives, and was named the University’s first University Archivist.

“In Deeds & Words: The Prejean Ministry Against the Death Penalty,” Library Exhibit Opening And Reception with Sr. Helen Prejean

DePaul University Special Collections and Archives will open a new exhibit on May 14th, drawn from the personal papers of Sr. Helen Prejean, CSJ. In Deeds and Words: the Prejean Ministry Against the Death Penalty reveals notable moments in Sr. Helen’s 30 years of advocacy on behalf of death row

DePaul University Library Welcomes Digital Archivist, Kyle Henke

Kyle Henke comes to DePaul University from Columbia College where he established an institutional repository and managed the digital collections of the College Archives while integrating material into the classroom and the College community. As Digital Archivist, Kyle’s role with the DePaul University Special Collections and Archives will be to

New Services for Faculty: OCLC Reciprocal Borrowing and ‘Start-Up’ Funds for New Faculty

The DePaul University Library often receives good input from faculty through our Librarian Liaison program. Two of the services we have received the most requests for over the past few years are expanded borrowing privileges at other research libraries in the region, including the University of Chicago and Northwestern, and

Rev. Edward Udovic Named 2013 Recipient of the Center for Research Libraries’ Primary Source Award for Teaching

Rev. Edward Udovic, C.M., DePaul University’s Vice President of Teaching & Learning Resources, Senior Executive for University Mission, and Associate Professor of History, won the Center for Research Libraries (CRL) Primary Source Award for Teaching this year for his Chicago Quarter class, The Lincoln Park Neighborhood: Then and Now. CRL is

Reciprocal Borrowing Program Facilitates Faculty Use of Research Libraries Across North America

In Fall Quarter 2012, the DePaul Library joined the OCLC Reciprocal Faculty Borrowing Program, a cooperative borrowing program that facilitates faculty use of research libraries across North America. Through this program full-time DePaul faculty members in good standing can gain borrowing privileges and on-site access to the collections of the

New Digital Collection For Faculty Contains Over 53,000 High-Quality Images

Looking for images of the ruins of Chichn Itz? Post-modern architecture in Berlin? The Gardens at the Palace of Versailles? The DePaul University Library is pleased to present a new digital-image collection for faculty use. Over the summer quarter, the Department of Digitization Services subscribed to Archivision Digital Research Library,

Napoleon Rides Again: New Donations in DePaul’s Special Collections

While the events surrounding the feats and follies of Napoleon Bonaparte’s rise to power and remarkable military campaigns are some 200 years in the past, their history continues to live on through continued donations to DePaul’s Special Collections and Archives. A recent transfer of rare book materials from Christian Brothers