The University Library is committed
to supporting the information and research needs of the entire DePaul
community. University staff members are encouraged to make use of our
teaching and research support services such as Ask A Librarian as well as our print and electronic collections.
See borrowing periods for different material types and other library privileges.
Submitting to Research Collections
There are several ways to submit material to DePaul collections. To
learn more about how you can help to build special collections at
DePaul, contact Special Collections and Archives at: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have questions about archiving your documents including
electronic theses and dissertations or submissions of university
records, contact Andrea Bainbridge at: email@example.com
Electronic theses and dissertations submitted by university
departments can be viewed within the Library's Digital Commons platform
Access to Research Collections
There are several ways to get access to material that is not held by the DePaul University Library:
To identify top publications for submission and to track citation of your publications, the Library offers the following resources:
- Cabell's Directories of Publishing Opportunities
Directories of publishing opportunities in the fields of Business, Education, Psychology, Computer Science, and Health.
- Journal Citation Reports
Provides ISI's journal impact factor metrics based on citation data. Helps determine a publication's impact and influence in the global research community.
- Web of Knowledge
Search platform that provides single point of access to Web of Science, Biological Abstracts, Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index and Journal Citation Reports. Dates covered: 1980-present.
- Digital Publishing
supports DePaul's goal of academic enhancement by collecting, organizing, and providing open access to scholarly works produced by the University's faculty, staff, centers and institutes, and students. Via Sapientiae also showcases DePaul's unique Vincentian heritage materials.
- Scholar's Lab
The Scholar's Lab supports advanced DePaul student and faculty research through high powered, flexible, computing devices, equipment, and software, open lab hours that include nights and weekends throughout the academic year, informal and formal events, and opportunities for collaborative research, project design, and teaching.