Category: Resources

Researching African American History with New Library Resources

February is Black History Month, and the DePaul University Library is excited to introduce new databases for researching African American history. These three new resources contain a wealth of primary source material that documents African American lives and experience. HistoryMakers Digital Archive These oral histories cover a broad scope of

The New PubMed

A re-designed and improved version of the biomedical research resource, PubMed, has just been released by the National Library of Medicine. The “new PubMed” can be accessed at https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/?otool=ildullib. All the Library’s PubMed access points—including A-Z Databases and Library Research Guides—have been updated with this new link, which is customized

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