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Much-needed reboot to DePaul library database coming

Much-needed reboot to DePaul library database coming
February 3, 2020

Next school year, as you furiously search for your final source while your 12 a.m. deadline creeps closer, you might be pleased to discover your job has gotten a bit easier.  This summer, DePaul’s...

Buried treasure: Library dusts off rare books

Rare books librarian Nora Gabor shows off the five rarest books in DePaul’s collection.

(Jonathan Ballew | The DePaulia)
February 5, 2018

Some of the rarest books in the world were found on the third floor of the John T. Richardson Library in Lincoln Park. The discovery was made last November by the Special Collections and Archives department,...

Change to library hours sparks petition, study-in

Change to library hours sparks petition, study-in
October 23, 2017

Seniors, juniors and sophomores at DePaul remember a time when the library was open until 2 a.m during the week.  At the beginning of the school year, when the John T. Richardson Library announced a...

Libraries closing early due to budget cuts is unacceptable

(Victoria Williamson, The DePaulia)
September 18, 2017

On Aug. 14, 2017, an announcement was made in the news section of the University Library website detailing a decrease in the service hours by two hours every day at the John T. Richardson Library and by...

Police remove student from DePaul library

June 3, 2015

Chicago police assisted in removing a student from the John T. Richardson Library June 2. No arrest was made, but some students were surprised by the number of Chicago police officers who were present. Sophomore...

Censorship on the agenda for Banned Books Week at DePaul’s Richardson Library

Two CPS students and authors sit in at the  university hosted panel to discuss banned books and the issue of censorship on Wednesday night. (Dylan Fahoome / The DePaulia)
September 28, 2014

The university hosted a panel discussion Wednesday night on the issue of censorship in celebration of Banned Books Week. Held in the Richardson Library, two published authors sat alongside two Chicago...

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