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John T. Richardson Library

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Lincoln Park

2350 North Kenmore Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614

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(773) 325-7862

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The John T. Richardson Library at the Lincoln Park Campus supports programs in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, College of Science and Health, College of Education, School of Music, and the Theatre School. View access policies.

Collections and Services

Chicago Collection

(First Floor) contains books on all aspects of Chicago, including history, politics, art and architecture, sociology, and a wide range of other topics. Books in this collection cannot be checked out, but there are often second copies available for checkout in the main collection. For more information see the Chicago Research Guide.

Curriculum Materials Collection

(Second Floor) contains textbooks, children's and young adult literature, and activity books for use in building lesson plans and curriculum units. For more information, see the research guide Curriculum Materials: How to Find Them.

Faculty Publications

(First Floor) contains books recently published by DePaul Faculty.

Graphic Novels

(First Floor) collection contains a variety of popular and best-selling graphic novels across many genres.

The Information Commons

(First Floor) supports individual research and study, collaborative work, and innovative approaches to teaching, learning, and research. For more information, see Information Commons.

The Learning Commons

(First Floor) is a modern, collaborative learning studio which provides a variety of peer tutoring services and career consulting. For more information, see Learning Commons.

Library Media Lab

(Second Floor) is where students, faculty and staff may view films and listen to musical recordings.

Musical Recordings and Scores

(Second and Fourth Floor) Recordings are located on the second floor. Scores are located on the 4th floor.

The Scholar's Lab

(First Floor) is a specialized computing space designed to promote collaboration and experimentation with digital content and services across academic disciplines. For more information, see Scholar's Lab.

Unwind the Mind Recreational Reading Collection

(First Floor) is a popular reading collection of contemporary fiction, popular non-fiction and best sellers. Books can be checked out for four weeks.

Special Collections and Archives

(Third Floor) holds rich primary source materials, maps, and rare and specialized books on the local community, DePaul University, and Vincentian history. For more information, see Special Collections and Archives.

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