Ares Course Reserves System will undergo a scheduled server update from 9:00am to 12:00pm CST Tuesday March 21. During this update window, Ares will be inaccessible. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have any technical issues after the update is completed, please e-mail reserves@depaul.edu. Thank you!… Read More


Congratulations on successfully completing another quarter.  The DePaul University Library will be opened shorter hours during spring break.   Loop & John T. Richardson Library Weekend Hours 3/18 Sat 10:00am-6:00pm 3/19 Sun  Closed   John T. Richardson Library 3/20 -3/24 Mon-Thurs 7:30am-6:00pm 3/25 Sat 10:00am-9:00pm 3/26  Sun 10:00am-2:00am   Loop Library 3/20 -3/24 Mon-Fri 8:00am-6:00pm 3/25 Sat 10:00am-6:00pm 3/26 Sun 12:00am-6:00pm… Read More


The DePaul University Library will be open longer hours during finals.  We’ll be closing early during spring break.   Finals Hours (March 8-17)   Wednesday 3/8 7:30am to Friday 3/10 11:00pm Open 24 hours Saturday 3/11 open 10:00am to 11:00pm Sunday 3/12 10:00am to Friday 3/17 at 2:00am Friday 3/17 7:30am to 9:00pm   Spring Break Hours (March 18-24)   Saturday 3/18 10:00am… Read More


DePaul University Special Collections and Archives is pleased to announce the complete organizational records of the Civic Federation through the 1990s are now available to researchers. The addition of 100 newly arranged and organized boxes of materials brings the overall extent to 194 boxes, measuring 88 linear feet. The collection represents the Civic Federation’s organizational history,… Read More


The John T. Richardson Library Learning Commons, launched in fall 2013, has become the center for library partnerships with academic programs delivering peer tutoring and support for student success at DePaul, including the University Center for Writing-based Learning, Science and Math Learning Center, Supplemental Instruction, Career Center, Office of Multicultural Student Success, and programs sponsored… Read More


Over the past 5 years, the DePaul University Library has developed an array of new spaces and services to support digital scholarship, as well as new areas of teaching and learning in the digital humanities, data sciences, and related areas. Our ability to support students and faculty working in these emergent areas of DePaul’s academic… Read More


DePaul Librarians Jessica Alverson and Jennifer Schwartz’ s new article in College and Research Libraries News describes how DePaul’s research and instruction librarians engage with faculty and colleagues to improve student learning In the fall of 2014, our team of instruction librarians began the long process of revising our teaching program, working in close collaboration… Read More


On Wednesday, February 22nd, the DePaul University Library and the Center for Identity, Inclusion, and Social Change will sponsor a discussion of censorship, free speech, and recent challenges to information policies designed to promote open and equitable access to information by James LaRue, Director of the American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom and Executive… Read More


In December 2016, a CNN commentator asserted that “There’s no such thing, unfortunately, anymore, as facts.” In the weeks since, others have questioned not just the veracity of specific facts, but whether or not we should put stock, as a nation, in the idea of verifiable information. Most notably, a senior adviser to the President… Read More


On Friday, January 27th, fifteen members of DePaul University Library staff sat down to collaborate with librarians worldwide on a common goal: improving Wikipedia, one citation at a time. This is DePaul’s second year of participating in the #1Lib1Ref (One Librarian, One Reference) campaign. Recognizing that Wikipedia is one of the first stops for researchers,… Read More