Category: Services

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

1581 Media Studios Now Open

The 1581 Media Studios are now open and available for reservation. These rooms are private, sound-buffered spaces optimized for audio recording/editing, video editing, interviews, presentation practice, podcasts, digitization, and other media production projects. Each of the rooms include a MacPro installed with the Adobe Creative Suite software, in addition to AVID

New Workshop – Teaching in a Makerspace

DePaul University Library Maker-in-Residence Eric Landahl (Physics) will offer a new workshop for faculty this month through the Teaching Commons: “The Makerspace Movement at DePaul: Learning in a Creative Community.” highlighting ways to incorporate “maker” technology in teaching and learning. Offered at the Loop Campus in the Idea Realization Lab

Top 10 DePaul University Library Stories of 2017

Each year, we look back on some of the most important projects we’ve pursued at the DePaul University Library, and some of the most significant contributions we’ve made to the strategic goals of the university and the day-to-day concerns of our community. As we move toward the completion of Vision

Maker-in-Residence Walk-In Hours

The DePaul University Library is proud to announce our first Maker-in-Residence, Dr. Eric Landahl, an Associate Professor in DePaul’s Department of Physics. Dr. Landahl teaches experimental physics and electronics and has been building computers and scientific instruments for over 40 years.  We are excited to partner with him as we unveil our new