Month: June 2016

St. Vincent’s Reading List LXVI: Superna Jerusalem: The Bull of Canonization for Vincent de Paul

Canonizationis B. Vincentii A Paulo. Rome: Typis Reverendæ Cameræ Apostolicæ, 1737. Call Number: SpC. 271.7702 V768Ycc1737   Vincent de Paul died in Paris on September 27, 1660. He died as a nationally renowned and revered figure. He had, by the time of his death, become the symbol of the successful

Vincentian Studies Collection Exhibit Opens to Celebrate 2016 National Assembly

From Monday, June 27 through Friday, July 15, 2016, DePaul University will host the 42nd General Assembly of the Congregation of the Mission. The Congregation of the Mission, whose members are commonly called the Vincentians, is a religious order of priests and brothers founded in France in 1617 by St.

Hummons Named Spectrum Scholar

April Hummons, Circulation Desk Supervisor in the DePaul University Library’s Access Services Department, has been named a Spectrum Scholar for 2016-17 by the American Library Association. Established in 1997, the Spectrum Scholarship Program was created to promote diversity among graduate-level library school students and provides each awardee with a $5,000

Digital Archives: Preserving the Digital Past – Part 2

In part one of our exploration of digital preservation, we looked at the beginning of Special Collections and Archives’ initiatives to preserve digital media. We will now look at how this project expanded to include audio-visual tape material. Digital media and audio-visual material are frequently thought of as hand-in-hand by many.