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Real Results in Research Practice: Information Literacy Visiting Scholar Program Concludes at Purdue Libraries

News & Announcements - 17 May 2018 - 12:38pm
For faculty in academic libraries around the globe, understanding how students use information for school—as well as on into their post-college professional working and personal lives—is gold standard stuff. Over the past decade, Dr. Alison Head and her team of researchers at the non-profit Project Information Literacy (PIL) organization have been diligently contributing to this […]

New Series Editor for Purdue Information Literacy Handbooks

News & Announcements - 14 May 2018 - 9:01am
Purdue University Press is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Clarence Maybee as series editor for Purdue Information Literacy Handbooks. The series, founded by Dr. Sharon Weiner, promotes evidence-based practice in teaching information literacy competencies through the lens of the different academic disciplines. The content of each volume includes the perspectives of disciplinary experts […]

New Series Editor for Purdue Information Literacy Handbooks

Purdue Press News - 14 May 2018 - 9:01am
Purdue University Press is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Clarence Maybee as series editor for Purdue Information Literacy Handbooks. The series, founded by Dr. Sharon Weiner, promotes evidence-based practice in teaching information literacy competencies through the lens of the different academic disciplines. The content of each volume includes the perspectives of disciplinary experts […]

Human-Animal Bond Series Editor Q&A for National Pet Week

News & Announcements - 10 May 2018 - 11:07am
In order to celebrate National Pet Week we reached out to the editors of our book series, New Directions in the Human-Animal Bond, to ask them a few short questions about the series and their own pets. Both series editors are at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University. Alan Beck, ScD is director of […]

Human-Animal Bond Series Editor Q&A for National Pet Week

Purdue Press News - 10 May 2018 - 11:07am
In order to celebrate National Pet Week we reached out to the editors of our book series, New Directions in the Human-Animal Bond, to ask them a few short questions about the series and their own pets. Both series editors are at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University. Alan Beck, ScD is director of […]

Database of the Month: Passport

News & Announcements - 9 May 2018 - 10:00am
Welcome to Database of the Month, a feature from the Parrish Library. Each of these monthly snapshots will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This month’s database is Passport brought to you by Euromonitor International. Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/businessdatabases is the alphabetical list of the databases […]

Therapy Dogs in Education: The True Story of How an Eleven-Year-Old Girl Learned to Love Reading with the Help of Moose

News & Announcements - 30 April 2018 - 2:34pm
  You can find him at the Alamosa, Colorado library during story time; people always feel comfortable around him; he loves helping children become better readers…can you guess who he is? Moose, the reading therapy dog! Moose is a registered therapy dog who has been providing animal assisted interventions in his community since 2011. One […]

Therapy Dogs in Education: The True Story of How an Eleven-Year-Old Girl Learned to Love Reading with the Help of Moose

Purdue Press News - 30 April 2018 - 2:34pm
  You can find him at the Alamosa, Colorado library during story time; people always feel comfortable around him; he loves helping children become better readers…can you guess who he is? Moose, the reading therapy dog! Moose is a registered therapy dog who has been providing animal assisted interventions in his community since 2011. One […]

Project Information Literacy Visiting Research Scholar Alison Head to Present “How Today’s Students Conduct Research” May 17 in WALC

News & Announcements - 30 April 2018 - 12:00pm
Last July, Purdue University Libraries was selected as the site for Project Information Literacy’s inaugural Visiting Research Scholar program. The program—implemented over the 2017-18 academic year—enabled Purdue Libraries faculty researchers to consult with expert information-literacy researcher Dr. Alison Head, the founder and executive director of Project Information Literacy, a non-profit organization based in California. Throughout […]

Purdue Archives New Exhibit Tells Story of “The Sixties: A Decade of Triumph, Struggle, and Change at Purdue”

News & Announcements - 27 April 2018 - 11:10am
A new exhibit, “The Sixties: A Decade of Triumph, Struggle, and Change” from Purdue University Archives and Special Collections, a division of Purdue Libraries, features a rich variety of artifacts, photographs, and documents, all from the Archives’ collections. According to Archivist for University History Adriana Harmeyer, the artifacts and displays spotlight the student experience at […]

Stonebraker Elected to Leadership Position in American Library Assn. Division

News & Announcements - 27 April 2018 - 10:46am
Purdue Libraries Assistant Professor Ilana Stonebraker was elected vice chair/chair elect of the Business Reference and Services Section (BRASS) of the American Library Association RUSA (Reference and User Services) Division in mid-April. Stonebraker, who works in the Roland G. Parrish Library of Management and Economics and teaches courses in the Purdue Krannert School of Management, […]

From the Archives: At the Beginning

Archives and Special Collections - 22 April 2018 - 3:30pm
For our final From the Archives photo this semester, we look way, way back to the oldest photo of campus.  Where is this?  Can you identify any of the buildings?  When would this have been taken? Share your ideas in the comments and check back on Friday to learn the details about this photo.

From the Archives: At the Beginning

News & Announcements - 22 April 2018 - 3:30pm
For our final From the Archives photo this semester, we look way, way back to the oldest photo of campus.  Where is this?  Can you identify any of the buildings?  When would this have been taken? Share your ideas in the comments and check back on Friday to learn the details about this photo.

Hicks Library Study Break Events Kick Off April 23; Stress-Relief with Therapy Pets & More for Prep, Finals Weeks

News & Announcements - 18 April 2018 - 5:15pm
Beginning Monday, April 23, Purdue Libraries will once again host Hicks Study Break events during prep and finals weeks. Purdue University students are encouraged take a break from the stress of final examination preparation and come to Hicks Undergraduate Library and hang out with some therapy pets or attend a Mobile Making activity courtesy of […]

Libraries Professor to Present April 18 Talk Covering Archaeologically Confirmed People in Hebrew Bible at Purdue

News & Announcements - 16 April 2018 - 4:53pm
Purdue University Libraries Associate Professor Lawrence “Larry” Mykytiuk will present “Is the Bible a Work of Fiction? The Historical Reality of Characters in the Bible” from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, in Stewart Center, room 313, as part of the Purdue University Jewish Studies Noon Lecture and Discussion Series. The talk is free and open […]

Database of the Month: MarketResearch.com Academic

News & Announcements - 11 April 2018 - 10:00am
Welcome to Database of the Month, a feature from the Parrish Library. Each of these monthly snapshots will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This month’s database is MarketResearch.com Academic brought to you MarketResearch.com. Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/businessdatabases is the alphabetical list of the databases specially […]

Purdue Libraries Extending Hours for Prep and Finals Weeks

News & Announcements - 10 April 2018 - 5:31pm
Purdue Libraries will extend hours to help students prepare for final exams. The John W. Hicks Undergraduate Library will remain open 24 hours a day from 1 p.m. Sunday, April 22 through 5 p.m. Saturday, May 5. The Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library will be open the following times during prep and finals […]

Johns Hopkins Libraries Dean to Present “Research Infrastructure for Open Scholarship” April 26 in Stewart Center

Open Access - 6 April 2018 - 10:02am
Learn about how faculty and staff at Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries are building research infrastructure to support open scholarship for a range of disciplines—spanning the sciences to the humanities—at the Purdue University Libraries’ upcoming guest talk by Sayeed Choudhury. The Associate Dean for Research Data Management and Hodson Director of the Digital Research and […]

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