- Ask A Librarian!
Get help in-person at our research help desks, via IM, text, email and phone. For more extensive research help, you can set up an appointment to meet with a librarian.
- Research Guides
Get subject-specific suggestions for resources and search strategies.
- Tutorials & Videos
Teach yourself how to do common research tasks and use library resources through these short videos and tutorials.
- The Learning Commons
Offers peer tutoring services and career consulting daily. No appointment necessary. Located on the 1st floor of the John T. Richardson Library.
Why Should I Ask a Librarian?
- Discover how to save time by using effective research strategies
- Learn how to find materials that are relevant to your own interests and assignments
- Build confidence that you can write a great paper and get a good grade
- Find out how to avoid common sources of research frustration and disappointment
- Gain a trusted source of advice for finding reliable, accurate and credible information
- Work with professionals who are dedicated to helping you reach your learning goals
Borrowing: Books and Media
You may borrow as many DePaul books as you like for four weeks, and renew them as often as you like (unless someone else recalls them). To avoid late fees or fines, logon and renew books online.
Our I-Share program allows you to request and borrow books directly from 80+ academic libraries in Illinois. Books usually arrive in 3-4 days. Learn how to search and request books from I-Share.
Movies and CDs
The DePaul Library has an in-depth collection of movies -- popular as well as documentaries -- and CDs across the music spectrum. You may borrow 2 DVDs (or videos) and 2 CDs at a time for one week.
Learn more about Borrowing Policies and Privileges