Month: January 2016

Putative portrait of Christopher Marlowe (Corpus Christi College, Cambridge).

Christopher Marlowe and Building Morale

Welcome back to This Week in Reference! The library has been warming up all week with students studying for midterms and beginning research for final papers and projects!  We’ve been helping students find books, articles, navigate I-Share, find course reserves, and much much more. Some of the topics we’ve encountered this week: Christopher Marlowe

Warm up in the Learning Commons

  Though it’s cold outside, it’s warm in the Learning Commons, where peer tutors are available to help you with a variety of academic subjects this winter quarter. Whether you’re studying atomic structure, kinetics, or organic reactions, The Science and Math Learning Center and Supplemental Instruction can help out with

Saint Vincent’s Reading List LXIV: Cardinal Richelieu and the “Day of Dupes”

Journal de Monsieur le Cardinal Duc de Richelieu, Qu’il a Fait Durant le Grand Orage de la Cour, és Années 1630, & 1631, by Armand-Jean du Plessis, Cardinal-Duke of Richelieu. Paris, 1652. Call Number: SpC. 944.032 R528j1652 View a digitized copy of this book here.   After his assassination, Henry

Looking at Lolita

The DePaul Humanities Center continues its Making the Novel Novel series this Wednesday, January 20 with a discussion of Lolita, Vladimir Nabokov’s controversial 1955 novel. Just what is the controversy? The book’s narrator, Humbert Humbert, is a literature professor in his late thirties who has a sexual obsession with his

Catholic Studies Interviews DePaul Librarian on Special Collections and Archives Resources

Special Collections and Archives collaborates with faculty in providing instruction for a variety of disciplines and course levels. In the 2014-2015 school year, we hosted 67 instruction sessions with nearly 1,000 students, including courses from Anthropology, Catholic Studies, College of Computing and Digital Media, English, History, Latin American and Latino