Year: 2021

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From Happy Habits to the Twilight Zone, Librarians Welcome All Questions

Librarians help the DePaul community find information quickly, develop advanced research skills, succeed academically, and acquire skills for lifelong learning and career development. What do people ask us? Here are some questions we’ve helped our community research recently: Can you help me find studies on the habits of happy people?

Introducing SciFinder-n  (Your Chemistry Information Workhorse is Getting an Upgrade)

Since it was released by the Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) in 1995, the chemistry and biochemistry information resource commonly known as ‘SciFinder’ has been the single most versatile and sophisticated tool available for finding, discovering and exploring information on chemical substances (more on the history of CAS and SciFinder here).

Dr. Gilbert Sims Derr and the BSU: Black History in Action

In the spring of 1967, DePaul’s Black Student Union issued a series of demands to the university, including an end to discrimination against Black students in university services and organizations and wider recognition of Black culture in academics. Over the course of the next year, Black students became increasingly dissatisfied