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Purdue & Indiana’s Community: University Press Week 2016

Purdue Press News - 17 November 2016 - 11:37am
It’s University Press Week 2016 and this year’s theme is community. University presses have long supported all communities whether they’re local, intellectual, or cultural. Purdue University Press continues to celebrate Indiana’s community with our books and projects featuring hidden stories of Hoosier heroes, Purdue traditions, and Indiana history. We have decided to highlight books that […]

Purdue & Indiana’s Community: University Press Week 2016

News & Announcements - 17 November 2016 - 11:37am
It’s University Press Week 2016 and this year’s theme is community. University presses have long supported all communities whether they’re local, intellectual, or cultural. Purdue University Press continues to celebrate Indiana’s community with our books and projects featuring hidden stories of Hoosier heroes, Purdue traditions, and Indiana history. We have decided to highlight books that […]

Beyond the Press: The Human-Animal Bond – guest post by Dianna Gilroy

Purdue Press News - 16 November 2016 - 12:26pm
Note: A guest post by Purdue University Press staff member Dianna Gilroy is written as part of University Press Week and the blog tour coordinated by the Association of American University Presses (AAUP). The AAUP requested blog posts today on staff members making good and doing interesting things in their communities. Below, Dianna shares her […]

Scholarly Publishing Celebrates 8th Annual Open Access Week

Open Access - 24 October 2016 - 8:25am
Open Access Week is a global celebration to raise awareness of open access in scholarship and research. OA Week is an invaluable chance to connect the global momentum toward open sharing with the advancement of policy changes on the local level. Open Access Week is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue […]

Scholarly Publishing Celebrates 8th Annual Open Access Week

Purdue Press News - 24 October 2016 - 8:25am
Open Access Week is a global celebration to raise awareness of open access in scholarship and research. OA Week is an invaluable chance to connect the global momentum toward open sharing with the advancement of policy changes on the local level. Open Access Week is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue […]

Scholarly Publishing Celebrates 8th Annual Open Access Week

News & Announcements - 24 October 2016 - 8:25am
Open Access Week is a global celebration to raise awareness of open access in scholarship and research. OA Week is an invaluable chance to connect the global momentum toward open sharing with the advancement of policy changes on the local level. Open Access Week is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue […]

Submissions wanted for “Why I Love Purdue Libraries” video contest

News & Announcements - 17 October 2016 - 9:19am
Purdue University Libraries is asking for submissions for the fourth annual “Why I Love Purdue Libraries” video contest. The contest is open to all current Purdue students on the West Lafayette campus. All entries must be at least one minute but must not exceed three minutes in length. They must follow the complete rules and […]

Purdue Libraries announces the 2016-17 Library Scholars Grant Program

News & Announcements - 14 October 2016 - 11:10am
The Purdue University Libraries will continue the Library Scholars Grant Program this year with a focus on supporting access to unique collections of information around the country and the world. Awards of up to $5,000 will be made for this purpose to untenured tenure-track members of the Purdue faculty, and to associate professors tenured effective […]

Purdue Libraries hosting Michael Beschloss for Distinguished Lecture Series

News & Announcements - 30 September 2016 - 8:55am
Purdue University Libraries will host Michael Beschloss, award-winning historian, best-selling author, New York Times columnist and Emmy-winning contributor to NBC News, PBS News Hour, MSNBC and NPR, as part of its Distinguished Lecture Series. His lecture, “The History-Making Election of 2016,” will be 7 p.m. Oct. 18 in Stewart Center’s Fowler Hall. The event is […]

Q&A with Dan Shepardson, Author of “A Place Called Turkey Run”

Purdue Press News - 15 September 2016 - 2:48pm
Dan Shepardson is a Geoenvironmental and Science Education professor at Purdue University. He has over 80 journal publications and his photography has been featured in national magazines, regional publications, local newsletters and is on permanent display at the Lilly Nature Center. His work is also part of the Photos for Health series on display in […]

Purdue Libraries announces 2016 Parrish Library Case Competition

News & Announcements - 12 September 2016 - 10:58am
WHAT IS THE PARRISH CASE COMPETITION? In order to bring more attention to business information literacy inside and outside of Krannert, the Parrish Library is hosting its third annual case competition for undergraduates. This case competition will be marketing and strategy focused and includes students from Purdue University, University of Notre Dame, Indiana University and […]

Parrish Library Database of the Week – IBISWorld Procurement Reports

News & Announcements - 12 September 2016 - 10:57am
Welcome to Database of the Week, a feature from the Parrish Library. Each of these weekly snapshots will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This week’s database is IBISWorld, specifically Procurement Reports, brought to you by IBISWorld Inc. Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/businessdatabases is the alphabetical list […]

Parrish Library Database of the Week: IBISWorld (Industry Reports)

News & Announcements - 2 September 2016 - 10:54am
Welcome to Database of the Week, a feature from the Parrish Library. Each of these weekly snapshots will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This week’s database is IBISWorld, specifically Industry Reports, brought to you by IBISWorld Inc.   Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/businessdatabases is the alphabetical list […]

Parrish Library Database of the Week – Mergent

News & Announcements - 29 August 2016 - 10:12am
Welcome to Database of the Week, a feature from the Parrish Library. Each of these weekly snapshots will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This week’s database is Mergent Online brought to you by Mergent. Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/businessdatabases is the alphabetical list of the databases […]

New Data Storage LibGuide Now Available

News & Announcements - 22 August 2016 - 3:08pm
A new LibGuide provided by Purdue University Libraries Research Data and developed in collaboration with ITaP displays the variety of data storage options available to researchers at Purdue University. After conversations with new faculty and graduate students where specific information on the data storage options present at Purdue and the considerations that go into selecting […]

Visit from University of Nebraska, Lincoln Librarians

Projects & Activities - 18 August 2016 - 4:39pm

Five library faculty from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln visited Purdue Libraries Aug. 2-3. They attended the Information Literacy Research Symposium held on the morning of Aug. 2. Considering some renovations to one of the libraries at UNL, following the Symposium the group toured Purdue Libraries spaces. Ilana Stonebraker provided a tour of the Parrish Library and Clarence Maybee a tour of Hicks Library. After learning about the recent work we have done to renovate library spaces, Dean Jim Mullins gave the group a glimpse of the future by leading them on a tour of the under-construction Wilmeth Active Learning Center.

On the morning of Aug. 3, the UNL visitors met with various Purdue faculty and staff involved in the Instruction Matters: Purdue Active Course Transformation (IMPACT) program. The Nebraska group met with Dave Nelson from the Center of Instructional Excellence, Cody Connor of Information Technology at Purdue, and Clarence Maybee of the Libraries, who comprise the IMPACT management team. The Nebraska group also met with two instructors who redesigned courses through IMPACT, Ellen Gundlach from Statistics and Melanie Morgan from Communications, who described their collaborative projects with Purdue Libraries faculty. Libraries faculty and staff involved in IMPACT, including Rachel Fundator, Catherine Fraser Riehle, Ilana Stonebraker, Amy Van Epps and Dave Zwicky, discussed the benefits of partnering with faculty and staff outside of the Libraries to enhance student learning.

 

2016 Information Literacy Research Symposium

Projects & Activities - 18 August 2016 - 4:29pm

The Purdue Libraries hosted the 6th Information Literacy Research Symposium, “Faces and Spaces of Information Literacy with International Students in Mind,” on August 2, 2016. The presenter was Dr. Hilary Hughes, associate professor in the faculty of education at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia. Dr. Hughes studies the intersection of information literacy and informed learning, international students, and learning space design. She presented on her research in progress and its practical applications and engaged the 60 attendees in group activities.

The co-sponsors of this program were: Purdue’s Center for Instructional Excellence, International Programs, and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

Q&A with Authors of “Enriching the Hoosier Farm Family”

Purdue Press News - 15 August 2016 - 2:59pm
Discover a hidden facet of Indiana’s long agricultural history in Enriching the Hoosier Farm Family: A Photo History of Indiana’s Early County Extension Agents. Follow the story of early extension agents on their journey through rural farmland in never before seen photos. These agents worked hand in hand with local farmers to improve agricultural practices […]

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