de Marillac Biography Now Published in English and Available Open Access

The Vincentian Studies Institute has announced the open-access publication of an updated, English-language translation of Louise de Marillac: Come Winds or High Waters by Élisabeth Charpy, D.C. Originally published in France as Contre Vents et Marées: Louise de Marillac in 1988, this new edition has been re-designed for presentation as

Summer of 1968

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the tumultuous summer of 1968, Special Collections and Archives acquired two underground newspapers published in Chicago.  Our student assistant, Graeme Evenson (a junior history major), became so absorbed during a project involving the newspapers that we invited him to write the following piece. The editors

The Wikipedian on Campus

In 2016, the DePaul University Library recruited its first “Wikipedian-in-Residence” (WiR), Cassandra DellaCorte, to promote the presence of our special collections on one of the most-visited sites on the World Wide Web, to improve and enhance the content of Wikipedia articles with a connection to DePaul collections and academic programs,

“Reading Chicago Reading” Awarded LYRASIS Catalyst Fund Grant

Reading Chicago Reading, an ongoing collaboration between the DePaul University Library and Studio CHI, has been awarded a Catalyst Fund grant by LYRASIS. The Catalyst Fund is an annual award program managed by members of the LYRASIS Leaders Circle to support new projects, share professional expertise, and promote collaboration across

High school students examine archival documents

DePaul Featured in School Library Journal

School Library Journal has included the DePaul University Library in its discussion of Chicago Collections and engagement by member libraries, museums, and archives, with K-12 students and teachers in Chicago. In addition to working with Chicago Collections colleagues on programs designed to promote student use of primary source materials for

The Janet Nolan Ethnographic Research on Puerto Ricans in Chicago Collection

This month marks the 52nd year since Chicago’s Division Street riots of 1966.  In conjunction with this anniversary, DePaul Special Collections and Archives is proud to announce a soon-to-be-available collection related to the June 12-14 events and the West Town community of that time.  The Janet Nolan Ethnographic Research on