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

Arthur Pita's Metamorphosis

The DePaul Humanities Center presents the second event in its 2016-2017 “Transformations” series on Thursday February 16, when it welcomes Royal Ballet Principal Edward Watson to discuss art and transformation in the context of Franz Kafka’s The Metamorphosis. The evening begins with a screening of Watson dancing the title role of Gregor Samsa in Arthur… Read More

Chicago Collections Edit-a-Thon Announcement

Open Access Week (October 24 – 30, 2016) is not only about promoting use of open access resources, but also about making them better. Earlier this year, DePaul Library staff took part in the #1Lib1Ref project, and earlier this month our staff came together with community members to contribute to the first Wikipedia edit-a-thon sponsored… Read More

Last spring, the Library undertook a trial of the clinical information resource “UpToDate” and received an unprecedented amount of positive feedback, including: “I have wanted this resource since I started as faculty here.  It is the preeminent resource for evidence-based clinical care.  It supplants textbooks as a resource b/c they are able to keep it… Read More

Mars: Explorers Wanted

The DePaul Humanities Center launches its 2016-17 series “The Humanities in Spaaaace!” on Monday, October 17 with an exploration of our neighbor Mars. The DHC’s “yearlong investigation into the relations among the humanities, arts, and space-sciences” will bring together experts from such varying fields as music, geography, political science, environmental science, history, and literature to… Read More

What is Sage Research Methods (SRM)? SRM, one of the newest resources available at DePaul, is a database of information and instructional materials in research methods for health and social sciences.  It contains over 120,000 pages of text from books, journals, and reference sources detailing quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods research materials. You can find quick… Read More

DePaul University has joined the Open Textbook Network (OTN), an alliance of colleges and universities working together to promote the use of open educational resources (OERs), especially open textbooks, in higher education. As an OTN member, the DePaul University Library will begin working with faculty during the 2016-17 academic year to collect information on OER… Read More

Some library products and services will be unavailable during a maintenance period spanning Saturday June 4 at 8:00pm to Sunday June 5 at 11:00am CST.  The WorldCat Catalog will be inoperable but we will provide a link to our alternate catalog, VuFind. Interlibrary loan of books and articles via I-Share and ILLiad will not be… Read More

On March 8, 2016, we conducted a “Library Snapshot Day” in the DePaul University Library to find out more about what happens (and how often it happens) during one day in the life of the library. Library Snapshot Day has been conducted across the country since the program was launched in New Jersey in 2009.… Read More