Alumni Resources

Services for Alumni

All Purdue - West Lafayette alumni have the following library privileges:

  • On-site library access to books, journals, and other print resources
  • Access to Purdue - West Lafayette licensed online resources while on campus only.
  • Off-campus access to the following licensed electronic resources:
    • Chronicle of Higher Ed
      Weekly news and job-information source for college and university faculty members, administrators, and students.
    • CQ Press Congress Collection
      Presents a powerful research and reference tool that provides an analytical survey of the history and development; powers; personalities; current developments; and legislation considered and passed by the United States Congress. A wealth of data with nonbiased commentary is organized under four sections: Public Policy Legislation, Members of Congress, Floor Votes, and the Legislative Branch.
    • CQ Press Public Affairs Collection
      The CQ Public Affairs Collection brings together CQ's unmatched storehouse of current affairs content in a single, easy-to-use, and fully integrated reference tool. Organized by 22 key public affairs subject headings—like Advocacy and Public Service, Education, Energy, the Environment, Health, and Transportation—the CQ Public Affairs Collection features in-depth reporting on vital issues, statistical and historical analyses, historic documents and primary source materials, as well as a directory of key government, nonprofit, and private organizations in each of the major policy areas.
    • CQ Press Researcher
      CQ Researcher provides award winning in-depth coverage of the most important issues of the day. Reports are written by experienced journalists, footnoted and professionally fact-checked. Full-length article
    • CQ Press Weekly
      Weekly reports on news and issues of the U.S. Congress.
    • GoingGlobal
      Advice and tips for finding employment opportunities at home and abroad.
    • Mergent Online
      Information on 12,000 US and 25,000 non-US companies, including annual reports and SEC filings.
    • Project Muse
      Project MUSE is a leading provider of digital humanities and social science content for the scholarly community. Since 1995 the MUSE journal collections have supported a wide array of research needs at academic, public, special, and school libraries worldwide. MUSE is the trusted source of complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies, with over 120 publishers currently participating.
    • SAGE journals
      Journals published by SAGE

Resources for Alumni

  • e-Archives
    Purdue’s digital library for archives and special collections, including manuscript collections, photographs, and University publications:
  • e-Pubs
    Purdue’s institutional digital repository of Purdue-affiliated articles, reports, conference proceedings, student scholarship, and more.

Giving to Purdue Libraries

In order to meet the challenges of the new, dynamic information age, the support of friends and Purdue alumni is imperative in continuing our steps toward preeminence. For more information, click here.