Author: Scott Walter

Library Research Services Now Available in BlueStar

Faculty members wishing to refer their students to the library for assistance with research projects, or other academic work that involves seeking, evaluating, and using information from an increasingly diverse array of print, digital, or multi-media sources, can now make that connection through BlueStar. BlueStar is a “one-stop shop” for

“Open” at DePaul

This year, we celebrate International Open Access Week (October 24 – 30, 2016) and its 2016 theme, “Open in Action,” through a number of projects, programs, and investments “in the open.” Working with our faculty colleagues, the DePaul University Library will continue to highlight and support initiatives designed to promote the “free,

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

Scaling Up for Digital Scholarship

The DePaul University Library has provided access to digital resources and digital services, including electronic journals, virtual research consultations and online tutorials, for more than a decade, but it has only been in recent years that we have established a sustainable approach to providing an increasing array of digital scholarship

The Library at a Crossroads

Last month, the Pew Research Center released its most recent report on the place of the public library in American society. Libraries at the Crossroads documents a critical moment in the history of an enduring social institution, as public libraries continue to support traditional services such as literacy programs for

Bringing You the World

The DePaul University Library contributes to the strategic goals identified in the university’s Vision 2018 strategic plan in a number of ways, but perhaps one of our “quieter” contributions has been to the goal of “[infusing] international and comparative perspectives throughout the teaching, research and service missions of the university.” In

Changes to Library Services on Suburban Campuses

The DePaul University Library locations currently housed on the Suburban Campuses will close permanently at the end of their regularly-scheduled service hours on June 13, 2014. Faculty and students will continue to have access to library resources and services through services such as Ask-a-Librarian, online research guides and tutorials, and