Month: January 2017

Saint Vincent’s Reading List LXVIII: Queen Marguerite de Valois (1553-1615)

Memoires de la Reyne Marguerite, by Marguerite de Valois and Auger de Mauléon. Brussels: F. Foppens, 1658. Call Number: SpC. 944.031092 M331mr1658 A full-text version of this volume may be viewed here.   As far as we can tell, the young Vincent de Paul arrived in Paris by late 1609

DePaul Library Introduces New “First-Year Program Library Research Prize”

Are you a first-year student and want to show off your research skills? If so, get prepared to apply for the new First-Year Program Library Research Prize! The DePaul University Library will be offering the new Library Research Prize in conjunction with—and in addition to—the existing First-Year Program Writing Showcase from

“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” at DePaul: New Acquisition Spotlight

Centuries before J.K. Rowling gave her devoted readers the fictional textbook, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Ambroise Paré (1510-1590) compiled his own textbook that included descriptions of unicorns, basilisks, and centaurs. A 1678 translation of renowned surgeon Ambroise Paré’s collected work, The Works of That Famous Chirurgeon Ambrose