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The Overstory by Richard Powers Reviewed by Susan Bazargan

Reading Richard Powers’s The Overstory, I was reminded of George Herbert, the 17th-century metaphysical poet and priest, a “devotional lyricist” known for writing “pattern poems,” in which the lines are so arranged that they become visual, “concrete” representations of the subject of the poem. Powers’s novel offers a grand reworking

This Week in Reference: E-Commerce, Ancient Dance, and the Great Chicago Fire

E-Commerce, Ancient Dance, and the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 As the temperature outside begins to drop, library research is heating up! We’ve been getting a wide variety of interesting research questions at the library this month.  Some of the topics that our Research Librarians and Peer Research Tutors helped

Brittan Nannenga, University Archivist

DePaul University Library Welcomes New University Archivist

DePaul University Library is pleased to welcome our new University Archivist, Brittan Nannenga. Brittan is settling into her new role in Special Collections and Archives, where she is responsible for managing an active University Archives program. She will be working closely with faculty, staff, students, and alumni to identify and