Month: May 2017

DePaul Study Included in “Top 20”

Heather Jagman’s study of information literacy instruction in first-year courses at DePaul University (co-authored with former DePaul librarian Paula Dempsey, now at the University of Illinois Chicago) has been selected as one of the “Top 20 Articles for 2016″ by the American Library Association’s Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT). In

Faculty Explore Open Textbooks at Library Workshop

DePaul University was a pioneer in the State of Illinois when it joined the Open Textbook Network in July 2016, and librarians, faculty, and students have continued to explore, and advocate for, the use of open educational resources throughout the past academic year. Since early 2017, library staff have collaborated

“Quality Service” at the Library

Since 2003, the DePaul University Office of Mission and Values has given the Staff Quality Service Award to staff members at the university “who have enhanced university initiatives by promoting collaboration and teamwork to support the institution’s mission.” Since 2014, 3 DePaul University librarians have received this award, each for

Winning at Research: New Prize Awarded to First Year Writers

The DePaul University Library has a long-standing collaboration with the First Year Program to provide information literacy instruction to students across a wide range of writing-based courses. The best writing resulting from those courses is honored and celebrated each year at DePaul’s First Year Writing Showcase. In this year’s Writing

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Stories Shared: New Rare Books Exhibit in Special Collections

Special Collections and Archives is proud to announce the opening of our newest rare books exhibit, Stories Shared: Highlights from the Arnold and Jane Grisham Collection. As our title suggests, this exhibit expresses the extraordinary scope of DePaul Trustee Arnold Grisham’s collecting interests by highlighting some of the unique items

Humanities Laureate Award: Resources on the Sioux Nation and Environmental Activism

“Mni Wiconi”: “Water is life.” On Wednesday, May 17, the DePaul Humanities Center will celebrate the enduring efforts of a first nation community fighting for their sovereign rights. On behalf of the Native Peoples at Standing Rock, three outstanding leaders will receive the 2016-17 DePaul Humanities Laureate Award: Bobbi Jean