Author: Scott Walter

Scott Walter is the University Librarian at DePaul University.
PIL News Study

“Fake” News, “Fast” News, and More: Project Information Literacy Releases National Study of Student Engagement with the News

Project Information Literacy has released a new report exploring “how U.S. college-age students are accessing, consuming, and engaging with news in the digital age” based on a landmark, mixed-methods study of almost 6,000 students drawn from 6 high schools and 11 colleges and universities across the country, including DePaul. The

de Marillac Biography Now Published in English and Available Open Access

The Vincentian Studies Institute has announced the open-access publication of an updated, English-language translation of Louise de Marillac: Come Winds or High Waters by Élisabeth Charpy, D.C. Originally published in France as Contre Vents et Marées: Louise de Marillac in 1988, this new edition has been re-designed for presentation as

The Wikipedian on Campus

In 2016, the DePaul University Library recruited its first “Wikipedian-in-Residence” (WiR), Cassandra DellaCorte, to promote the presence of our special collections on one of the most-visited sites on the World Wide Web, to improve and enhance the content of Wikipedia articles with a connection to DePaul collections and academic programs,

“Reading Chicago Reading” Awarded LYRASIS Catalyst Fund Grant

Reading Chicago Reading, an ongoing collaboration between the DePaul University Library and Studio CHI, has been awarded a Catalyst Fund grant by LYRASIS. The Catalyst Fund is an annual award program managed by members of the LYRASIS Leaders Circle to support new projects, share professional expertise, and promote collaboration across

High school students examine archival documents

DePaul Featured in School Library Journal

School Library Journal has included the DePaul University Library in its discussion of Chicago Collections and engagement by member libraries, museums, and archives, with K-12 students and teachers in Chicago. In addition to working with Chicago Collections colleagues on programs designed to promote student use of primary source materials for

Tell Us About Textbooks (Student Edition)

Earlier this year, the DePaul University Library and the Student Government Association co-sponsored a panel on “open textbooks” as part of our celebration of Open Education Week and as part of our ongoing collaboration with faculty to promote the use of open educational resources (OERs) at DePaul. All participants at

Because you deserve to know what they know about you. Libraries Transform

Choose Privacy Week (May 1 – 7, 2018)

  This week, the DePaul University Library joins libraries across the country in reminding all members of their communities of the importance of individual privacy rights, and promoting the unique role of libraries and librarians in protecting privacy in the digital age. Privacy, especially the privacy of data documenting our

DePaul Joins the Digital Public Library of America

Following last year’s launch of the Illinois Digital Heritage Hub of the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), the first group of materials from DePaul University’s Special Collections and Archives is now available through one of the world’s largest collection of digital images. Drawing primarily, at present, from its Lincoln