For this month’s Collection Blog post, and to continue our ever-growing effort to call attention to works and resources centered around the voices of BIPOC authors, the Collection Development Department is highlighting Reveal Digital. With collections on topics like student activism, prison newspapers, and alternative press publications, Reveal Digital focuses
Since it was released by the Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) in 1995, the chemistry and biochemistry information resource commonly known as ‘SciFinder’ has been the single most versatile and sophisticated tool available for finding, discovering and exploring information on chemical substances (more on the history of CAS and SciFinder here).
From the earliest days of jazz, women have been key players both onstage and off. But women in jazz, and African American women in particular, have faced discrimination and hostility in pursuit of their art. From all-female bands of the swing era to band leaders and arrangers to experimental jazz,
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
Spring quarter 2021 will mark the one-year anniversary of the move to online delivery of most courses at DePaul University due to COVID-19. While this has created challenges for faculty and students, it has also been an opportunity for increased adoption of electronic books (e-books) and open educational resources (OER).
As we come back to campus, a few days after celebrating (Martin Luther King Jr, January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968), I would like to honor his legacy this week with featuring a selection of titles from our collection that focus on the importance of his life and work.
From everyone at the DePaul University Library, we hope you have a warm and restful holiday! Although the DePaul University Library is closed for holiday break December 23 through January 3, we wanted to let you know what services to expect when we reopen January 4, the first day of
In the first week of November, several DePaul University Library staff members attended the 2020 Charleston Library Conference held online. While the week was full of valuable discussions, talks, roundtables, and Q&A sessions, one keynote speaker in particular caught attention of our Collection Development Department, and it is in this
In light of Mayor Lightfoot’s Stay-at-Home-Advisory urging Chicagoans “to stay at home in response to the rapid rise of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in the city…” and the recent announcement made by DePaul University administration announcing DePaul building closures and restrictions, the DePaul University Library will be physically closed now
What is Open Access Week? During the last week of October, institutions and individuals use this opportunity to raise awareness of the issues surrounding the difficulties in accessing scholarly literature and resources and to highlight various open access resources, freely available to everyone with access to a computer to find