Month: February 2021

The Misinformation Age: How False Beliefs Spread Reviewed by Susan Bazargan

Cailin O’Connor and James Owen Weatherall, The Misinformation Age: How False Beliefs Spread One of the first appearances of the word “misinformation” is in “Poverties Patience,” a lengthy poem Arthur Warren wrote while in debtors’ prison in 1604. Warren cautions his readers about shipwrecks caused by the “sweete” sonnets sung

Locked Up and Locked Out Neighbors: The Battle for Health Equity for Incarcerated People in Illinois

The DePaul University Library and College of Law Rinn Law Library present: “Locked Up and Locked Out Neighbors: The Battle for Health Equity for Incarcerated People in Illinois ” Please join us for panel discussions on the current state of health, mental and spiritual care in Illinois correctional facilities and

Removing Barriers to Library Access: Abolishing Overdue Fines

Jamahl Spann, Billing Assistant at the DePaul University Library, reflects on the Library’s recent decision to abolish overdue fines. This new policy was guided by CARLI, our statewide system of academic and research libraries in Illinois. All I-Share libraries who are members of this system, including the DePaul University Library,

2020 AMAIP Intern Jahru McCulley

Student Internship Opportunity with the Black Metropolis Research Consortium

DePaul University Special Collections and Archives has partnered with the Black Metropolis Research Consortium (BMRC) to offer a paid summer internship opportunity for a DePaul student. This summer’s internship will be remote, and care has been taken to design an engaging online experience with other interns, the host site’s staff,

Black History and Experiences through Book Arts

In honor of Black History Month, Special Collections and Archives are highlighting Black artists and their creations from our book arts collection. The books and prints range from autobiographical stories to exploring Black history and identity as well as racism and anti-Black racism, police discrimination and brutality, and violence motivated

Faculty Select: A New Library Database to Help you Select Materials for Upcoming Courses

Spring quarter 2021 will mark the one-year anniversary of the move to online delivery of most courses at DePaul University due to COVID-19. While this has created challenges for faculty and students, it has also been an opportunity for increased adoption of electronic books (e-books) and open educational resources (OER).