Author: Scott Walter

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

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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

Consuming News in a “Post-Truth” Era

Last year, the DePaul University Library joined libraries, museums, scientific organizations, and others in promoting the Day of Facts, “an international social media campaign allowing … trusted public sources of knowledge to share mission-related content … as this relates to the role of these institutions in promoting an educated public

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

New Workshop – Teaching in a Makerspace

DePaul University Library Maker-in-Residence Eric Landahl (Physics) will offer a new workshop for faculty this month through the Teaching Commons: “The Makerspace Movement at DePaul: Learning in a Creative Community.” highlighting ways to incorporate “maker” technology in teaching and learning. Offered at the Loop Campus in the Idea Realization Lab

Top 10 DePaul University Library Stories of 2017

Each year, we look back on some of the most important projects we’ve pursued at the DePaul University Library, and some of the most significant contributions we’ve made to the strategic goals of the university and the day-to-day concerns of our community. As we move toward the completion of Vision