Author: Heather Hummons

NSEW 2022: Honoring the Unsung Heroes and Heroines of Library Service

This week marks our annual celebration of student staff throughout the university. The long-standing tradition of honoring student staff during National Student Employee Week (NSEW) is deeply rooted in the team building, professional development, mentorship, and financial earning support that it provides. For the library, our student staff are also

Request Library Materials before Holiday Break (12/23-1/2)

The DePaul University will be closed December 23rd through January 2nd for the annual holiday break. During this time, we will temporarily disable the following services: local item requesting, I-share requesting, and interlibrary loan (book and article requests normally accessible through LibrarySearch). These services will resume January 3rd when the

LibrarySearch and Find Full text Downtime Memorial Day Weekend (5/29-5/30):

LibrarySearch will be unavailable Saturday, May 29th through Sunday, May 30th due to a major data center migration by the vendor Ex Libris. During this weekend, we recommend using the A-Z databases (https://libguides.depaul.edu/az.php) directly for your research needs during the downtime. Please note that for databases like Academic Search Complete,

Celebrating 25 years of National Poetry Month: Perseverance through COVID and Anti-Blackness

Although we are at the end of National Poetry Month, we have not forgotten about celebrating its cultural, historical, and artistic impact on our community. 2021 marks the 25th anniversary of celebrating poets and their work. This year for National Poetry Month we would like to spotlight poetry that embodies

Library Updates: Email Notices for Overdue items, June 30th Due Date for DePaul Library Materials, and I-Share Term Loans End

It’s hard to believe we are at the midpoint of the spring quarter. As we get closer to the end of the 2020-2021 academic year, the DePaul University Library would like to provide you with a few new updates or changes to your library services. Email notices for overdue library

HistoryMakers in Attendance at event

An In Depth look into The HistoryMakers Digital Archive

Each month, the DePaul University Library delves deep into our collections to feature resources recommended by our Library Liaisons. This month, Heather Hummons, Liaison to the African and Black Diaspora Studies Program, recommends The HistoryMakers Digital Archive. HistoryMakers is a collection of oral history recordings following the lives of influential