Category: Events & Programming

Faculty Development at Your Library

With the launch of the newly-named Center for Teaching and Learning, DePaul has taken the next step in designing, delivering, and assessing the impact of a coordinated approach to faculty development across core areas of teaching, learning, scholarship, and engagement. While the library has been a long-time partner in teaching

Open Access Publishing by College at DePaul University

Open Access (OA) refers to research that is made freely available online. One of the most recent additions to the Library’s repertoire of Research Guides is the Open Access Guide which provides pointers to OA policies and resources and describes the ways in which a publication can be made openly

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New Research Meet & Greet Series

Studio Chi and the DePaul University Library have teamed up to launch Research Meet & Greet, a monthly networking and research sharing forum designed to foster collaboration and innovation across disciplines. The Research Meet and Greet series focuses on spreading the word about the projects and research developed across the

Digital Storytelling @ Your Library

DePaul University faculty and librarians came together last week to learn from experts from StoryCenter how to “conceive and create their digital story.” By bringing “digital storytelling” techniques into their teaching, research, or efforts to engage DePaul community members with library programs, workshop participants made use of personal narration, photography

“Opening” Education at DePaul

Following the 2014 Teaching and Learning Conference, the DePaul University Library made a strategic commitment to engaging with colleagues across the university to promote greater use of open education resources, including open access journal and books, freely-available media and learning objects, and open textbooks. What began as a commitment years

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

DePaul University First-Year Program Library Research Prize

Recognizing Information Literacy Skills: The First-Year Program Library Research Prize

Do you teach a course in the First-Year Program? If so, please encourage your students to apply for the Library Research Prize. The new Library Research Prize honors student work that best demonstrates the effective use of information resources and the application of information literacy skills, described as the “set

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Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research Workshops

Many researchers are familiar with the data sets available through the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research.   An international consortium of over 700 academic institutions and research centers, the ICPSR provides curation, storage and access to over a half million data sets and associated files.  The  consortium also provides

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.

Rebellious Readers Collaborate and Celebrate Banned Books Week

DePaul students, faculty, staff and community members recently had the opportunity to hear directly from Chicago authors and community members about the effects of censorship on readers and writers during the “Banned Chicago!” panel discussion on Wednesday October 24th, 2014. The panel, moderated by Carolyn Rudinsky of The University Center