The John T. Richardson Library Learning Commons, launched in fall 2013, has become the center for library partnerships with academic programs delivering peer tutoring and support for student success at DePaul, including the University Center for Writing-based Learning, Science and Math Learning Center, Supplemental Instruction, Career Center, Office of Multicultural Student Success, and programs sponsored… Read More


DePaul Librarians Jessica Alverson and Jennifer Schwartz’ s new article in College and Research Libraries News describes how DePaul’s research and instruction librarians engage with faculty and colleagues to improve student learning In the fall of 2014, our team of instruction librarians began the long process of revising our teaching program, working in close collaboration… Read More


On Wednesday, February 22nd, the DePaul University Library and the Center for Identity, Inclusion, and Social Change will sponsor a discussion of censorship, free speech, and recent challenges to information policies designed to promote open and equitable access to information by James LaRue, Director of the American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom and Executive… Read More


Arthur Pita's Metamorphosis

The DePaul Humanities Center presents the second event in its 2016-2017 “Transformations” series on Thursday February 16, when it welcomes Royal Ballet Principal Edward Watson to discuss art and transformation in the context of Franz Kafka’s The Metamorphosis. The evening begins with a screening of Watson dancing the title role of Gregor Samsa in Arthur… Read More


In December 2016, a CNN commentator asserted that “There’s no such thing, unfortunately, anymore, as facts.” In the weeks since, others have questioned not just the veracity of specific facts, but whether or not we should put stock, as a nation, in the idea of verifiable information. Most notably, a senior adviser to the President… Read More


Movie Comics: Page to Screen/Screen to Page

If movie awards season has your attention, grab some popcorn and one of these new additions to the DePaul University Library collection. You don’t even have to dress up. In Movie Comics: Page to Screen/Screen to Page, DePaul faculty author Blair Davis (Assistant Professor of Media and Cinema Studies) examines Americans’ enthusiasm for comic book… Read More


On Friday, January 27th, fifteen members of DePaul University Library staff sat down to collaborate with librarians worldwide on a common goal: improving Wikipedia, one citation at a time. This is DePaul’s second year of participating in the #1Lib1Ref (One Librarian, One Reference) campaign. Recognizing that Wikipedia is one of the first stops for researchers,… Read More


Earlier this week, DePaul University President Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M., re-affirmed the University’s strong support for all members of the DePaul community affected by the Trump Administration’s executive order on immigration. DePaul’s support for its international students, scholars, and staff is consistent with its support for its undocumented students, as well its historic commitment to being an institution of… Read More