Category: Scholarship & Publication

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

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DePaul Joins the Black Metropolis Research Consortium

The DePaul University Library has joined the Black Metropolis Research Consortium (BMRC), an association of more than a dozen libraries, institutions of higher education, and archival repositories sharing the mission to “connect all who seek to document, share, understand, and preserve Black experiences.” BMRC promotes the discovery, preservation, and use

Digital Scholarship Spotlight: A Brief History of the African American Press

Graduate students in English Literature must fulfill a Book and Media History course requirement for their degree program. In Winter 2018, this course took on a new aspect by combining book history with digital humanities. Associate Dean and Associate Professor of English John Shanahan partnered with Dr. Ana Lucic, Digital

Teaching with Data from ICPSR

Data are everywhere. Data are being streamed both to our phones and from our phones, data are being made available to the public faster than we can possibly consume it, and researchers are increasingly being required to share their data in public repositories. As we move from being consumers of

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

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

“Flexibility and Persistence” – Critical Information Skills in SNL (and Beyond)

For decades, librarians have argued that information literacy skills – those associated with the creation, discovery, evaluation, and use of information – are lifelong learning skills for all in an information-rich environment. Information literacy has long been recognized as a critical skill for students in DePaul’s School for New Learning

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Making Wikipedia Work For You

Wikipedia is the fifth most popular website and the most popular general reference. If you have an Internet connection, you’ve probably used Wikipedia, and students use it as their first stop for research. But what if, instead of just consuming Wikipedia content, students produced it? What would they gain from this experience,

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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