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Purdue Research Team Among First Class of Fellows for Collaborative Archive Data Research Environment (CADRE)

News & Announcements - 18 July 2019 - 4:42pm
Editor’s Note: Content in this post is courtesy of Stephanie Hernandez McGavin via Shared BigData-Gateway A team of Purdue University researchers is among the seven fellowship teams selected for the first class of the Collaborative Archive Data Research Environment (CADRE) Fellows. These seven fellowship teams span across disciplines and offer compelling research that incorporates big […]

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

Purdue Press News - 12 July 2019 - 10:05am
From July 18-20, Purdue University will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing with a variety of campus events, including a talk by Apollo 11 flight director Gene Kranz, a showing of a new “Armstrong” documentary, and a book signing/meet and greet with Purdue University Press authors. Purdue University Press is […]

Featured Database: Morningstar Investment Research Center

News & Announcements - 9 July 2019 - 11:00am
Parrish Library’s Featured Database will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This time we’re featuring Morningstar Investment Research Center, brought to you by Morningstar, Inc. Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/az.php?s=71213 is the alphabetical list of the databases specially selected for those in a business program of study. […]

Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies Faculty Awarded Nearly $250K IMLS Grant

News & Announcements - 2 July 2019 - 2:01pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, IN — Faculty in Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies are part of a team of academic library faculty who recently were selected to receive a $249,179 award through the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program via the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). Along with librarians at the University […]

Information Literacy & Student Performance Research Article Makes Top 20 on ALA LIRT Annual List

News & Announcements - 28 June 2019 - 8:29am
“It can be challenging for instruction librarians to create sustained collaborations with instructors beyond the one-shot instruction session. The results from this study make a compelling case for why collaborating with disciplinary instructors on course design―such as working together to design meaningful assignments throughout the term―can provide benefits for students in gaining information literacy skills, […]

A Reason to Live – Q&A with Author Vicki Hutton

Purdue Press News - 21 June 2019 - 11:43am
In an interview with Vicki Hutton, the author of A Reason to Live: HIV and Animal Companions, we discuss the new book and relevant subjects, including the public perception of HIV/AIDS and the universality of the human-animal bond. A Reason to Live is the newest book in the popular New Directions in the Human-Animal Bond […]

Open House for “Apollo in the Archives: Armstrong Papers” Exhibit Set for July 19

Archives and Special Collections - 21 June 2019 - 8:19am
  The “Apollo in the Archives: Selections from the Neil Armstrong Papers” exhibit commemorates the 50th anniversary of the first manned spaceflight that landed on the moon – where Purdue alumnus Neil Armstrong took those famed first steps – and coincides with Purdue University’s July celebration of the moon landing, as well as the University’s […]

Open House for “Apollo in the Archives: Armstrong Papers” Exhibit Set for July 19

News & Announcements - 21 June 2019 - 8:19am
  The “Apollo in the Archives: Selections from the Neil Armstrong Papers” exhibit commemorates the 50th anniversary of the first manned spaceflight that landed on the moon – where Purdue alumnus Neil Armstrong took those famed first steps – and coincides with Purdue University’s July celebration of the moon landing, as well as the University’s […]

Celebrating university presses and their staffs, hindsight is 20/20

Purdue Press News - 14 June 2019 - 2:18am
This blog post takes part in a blog tour hosted by the Association of University Presses (AUPresses) in recognition and respect of the sudden passing of the University of Virginia Press director Mark Saunders. As our professional organization gathered this week in Detroit for our annual meeting, search on Twitter with #WeAreUP to read more […]

Featured Database: CareerBeam

News & Announcements - 4 June 2019 - 10:00am
Parrish Library’s Featured Database will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This time we’re featuring CareerBeam, brought to you by CareerArc Group LLC. Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/az.php?s=71213 is the alphabetical list of the databases specially selected for those in a business program of study. Access the […]

Thinking Creatively About Theses

News & Announcements - 29 May 2019 - 6:04pm
On Thursday, May 23, a Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations was held at Purdue University. Ashlee Messersmith, manager, thesis/dissertation, The Graduate School at Purdue University, and Michael Witt, associate professor, Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies, organized the event, with support from the United States Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Association (USETDA). By Michael […]

The Life and Legacy of Philip Roth

Purdue Press News - 28 May 2019 - 11:09am
  Philip Roth Studies is a peer-reviewed semiannual journal published by Purdue University Press in cooperation with the Philip Roth Society. The journal publishes writing pertaining entirely or in part to Philip Roth, his fiction, and his literary and cultural significance. Philip Roth Studies Volume 15, Issue 1, out this month, will be the final issue for […]

1903 Wright Flyer Fabric Lands at Purdue Archives

Archives and Special Collections - 27 May 2019 - 9:00am
Located in the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections (ASC), the Barron Hilton Flight and Space Exploration Archives collection was created to document and preserve Purdue University’s relationship to flight and space exploration. In the history of flight and space, there are two monumental events that stand out: one was the Wright Brothers’ achievement of […]

1903 Wright Flyer Fabric Lands at Purdue Archives

News & Announcements - 27 May 2019 - 9:00am
Located in the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections (ASC), the Barron Hilton Flight and Space Exploration Archives collection was created to document and preserve Purdue University’s relationship to flight and space exploration. In the history of flight and space, there are two monumental events that stand out: one was the Wright Brothers’ achievement of […]

NNLM $20K Award to Fund Project for Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies Faculty Studying Biomedical Data Challenges

News & Announcements - 23 May 2019 - 10:01am
Recently, two members of Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies faculty were selected to receive a Research Data Award from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM). The $20,000 grant award for the project, “Understanding Rates of Attrition in Biomedical Data Challenges: A Study of Failure,” will enable Purdue Libraries and School […]

New Purdue Archives Online Exhibit Aims to Expand Overlooked Areas of Purdue History

Archives and Special Collections - 17 May 2019 - 2:41pm
Every story has untold pieces. Purdue University Archives and Special Collections contains millions of stories in the many papers, books, objects, items, and other memorabilia carefully preserved and stored there. Yet, it does not hold them all—particularly those that may have not been “judged to be…important,” as noted in the introduction of the new online […]

New Purdue Archives Online Exhibit Aims to Expand Overlooked Areas of Purdue History

News & Announcements - 17 May 2019 - 2:41pm
Every story has untold pieces. Purdue University Archives and Special Collections contains millions of stories in the many papers, books, objects, items, and other memorabilia carefully preserved and stored there. Yet, it does not hold them all—particularly those that may have not been “judged to be…important,” as noted in the introduction of the new online […]

Bringing the Archives to Life

Purdue Press News - 6 May 2019 - 4:32pm
Purdue at 150: A Visual History of Student Life by David M. Hovde, Adriana Harmeyer, Neal Harmeyer, and Sammie L. Morris with a Foreword by Drew and Brittany Brees tells Purdue’s story through rare images, artifacts, and words. The authors culled decades of student papers from scrapbooks, yearbooks, letters, and newspapers to historical photographs and memorabilia […]

Bringing the Archives to Life

Archives and Special Collections - 6 May 2019 - 4:32pm
Purdue at 150: A Visual History of Student Life by David M. Hovde, Adriana Harmeyer, Neal Harmeyer, and Sammie L. Morris with a Foreword by Drew and Brittany Brees tells Purdue’s story through rare images, artifacts, and words. The authors culled decades of student papers from scrapbooks, yearbooks, letters, and newspapers to historical photographs and memorabilia […]

Bringing the Archives to Life

News & Announcements - 6 May 2019 - 4:32pm
Purdue at 150: A Visual History of Student Life by David M. Hovde, Adriana Harmeyer, Neal Harmeyer, and Sammie L. Morris with a Foreword by Drew and Brittany Brees tells Purdue’s story through rare images, artifacts, and words. The authors culled decades of student papers from scrapbooks, yearbooks, letters, and newspapers to historical photographs and memorabilia […]

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