Category: Services

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

EndNote Workshop for Graduate Students

On May 3rd, DePaul University Library staff Ana Lucic, Digital Scholarship Librarian, and Christopher Parker, Science Librarian, will hold an EndNote workshop. Interested graduate students are invited to attend. EndNote is the electronic reference manager available to all students, staff, and faculty at DePaul. EndNote is a product of Clarivate Analytics, formerly

PIL News Study

“Fake” News, “Fast” News, and More: Project Information Literacy Releases National Study of Student Engagement with the News

Project Information Literacy has released a new report exploring “how U.S. college-age students are accessing, consuming, and engaging with news in the digital age” based on a landmark, mixed-methods study of almost 6,000 students drawn from 6 high schools and 11 colleges and universities across the country, including DePaul. The

The Wikipedian on Campus

In 2016, the DePaul University Library recruited its first “Wikipedian-in-Residence” (WiR), Cassandra DellaCorte, to promote the presence of our special collections on one of the most-visited sites on the World Wide Web, to improve and enhance the content of Wikipedia articles with a connection to DePaul collections and academic programs,

High school students examine archival documents

DePaul Featured in School Library Journal

School Library Journal has included the DePaul University Library in its discussion of Chicago Collections and engagement by member libraries, museums, and archives, with K-12 students and teachers in Chicago. In addition to working with Chicago Collections colleagues on programs designed to promote student use of primary source materials for

Tell Us About Textbooks (Student Edition)

Earlier this year, the DePaul University Library and the Student Government Association co-sponsored a panel on “open textbooks” as part of our celebration of Open Education Week and as part of our ongoing collaboration with faculty to promote the use of open educational resources (OERs) at DePaul. All participants at