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Support Purdue University Libraries through Hourly Bonus Challenges – Wed., April 29

News & Announcements - 28 April 2015 - 2:50pm
        TIME CHALLENGE  BONUS  3 a.m. Most gifts from international donors. Donate here: http://bit.ly/GivetoPurdueLibraries   $5,000.00 7 a.m. Most gifts from international donors Donate here:  http://bit.ly/GivetoPurdueLibraries   $5,000.00 9 a.m. Most faculty/staff donors Donate here:  http://bit.ly/GivetoPurdueLibraries   $7,000.00 12 p.m. Largest single donation Donate here:  http://bit.ly/GivetoPurdueLibraries   $1,500.00 12-1 p.m. Take a selfie […]

Purdue Libraries extends hours to help students prepare for finals

News & Announcements - 24 April 2015 - 2:53pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University Libraries will extend hours and offer special services at four facilities to help students prepare for final exams, which are May 4-9. Additionally, the John W. Hicks Undergraduate Library will offer special activities to help students alleviate stress. The Siegesmund Engineering; John W. Hicks Undergraduate; Humanities, Social Science and […]

Dean accepts national collegiate honor on behalf of Purdue Libraries

News & Announcements - 23 April 2015 - 5:24pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue Libraries Dean James L. Mullins on Thursday (April 23) accepted the 2015 Association of College and Research Libraries Excellence in University Libraries Award. Mullins accepted the honor on behalf of Purdue Libraries during the annual Libraries staff awards program in Purdue Memorial Union’s South Ballroom. Purdue Provost Debasish Dutta, Libraries […]

Purdue Libraries Database of the Week: MyWorld Abroad, from Intercultural Systems

News & Announcements - 13 April 2015 - 12:30pm
Welcome to Database of the Week.  This feature from the Roland G. Parrish Library of Management & Economics is intended to give you a brief introduction to a database that you may not know, with only basic information to get you started.  Hopefully, you will be tempted to explore this or other databases. This Week’s […]

Participants of user evaluations of e-books wanted

News & Announcements - 10 April 2015 - 11:40am
Introduction: Purdue University Libraries is conducting a user evaluation of e-books available via the library website (www.lib.purdue.edu). In the evaluation participants will be asked to complete a set of information retrieval tasks with e-book readers via the library website and provide feedback. Participation of this user evaluation is voluntary. The evaluation is expected to take […]

Purdue Libraries ASC Hosts Upcoming Indiana Archivists Meeting, Workshop

News & Announcements - 7 April 2015 - 1:22pm
2015 Annual Meeting of Society of Indiana Archivists When: Saturday, April 11, 2015 at Where: John W. Hicks Undergraduate Library, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana Society of Indiana Archivist Preconference Workshop “What Copyright Lawyers Want Archivists to Know about Copyright” presented by Donna L. Ferullo, J.D., Director of the Purdue University Copyright Office and Associate Professor of Library […]

Purdue Libraries Offers Data Stories Seminar, Workshop led by Dr. Stacy Recbich Hespanha, University of California, Santa Barbara

News & Announcements - 7 April 2015 - 12:47pm
Dr. Stacy Rebich Hespanha will present her research on Data Stories, how they highlightthe need for adopting new practices in organizing, managing, and preserving data and serve in an educational context for information literacy. Join Purdue Libraries Seminar Committee in learning more about how data stories can be used for effective data management techniques and […]

Peter Froehlich to lead Purdue Libraries Publishing Division

Purdue Press News - 25 March 2015 - 6:18pm
­­ WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue’s Dean of Libraries James L. Mullins was pleased to announce that Peter Froehlich, Indiana University Press (IUP), will be the new director of the Purdue University Press/head, Scholarly Publishing Services in the Purdue Libraries Publishing Division, effective May 1, 2015. Froehlich started working at the Indiana University Press in […]

Data Information Literacy: Librarians, Data, and the Education of a New Generation of Researchers

Projects & Activities - 24 February 2015 - 8:55am

New book discusses data information literacy:

Carlson J. & Johnston, L. R. “Data Information Literacy: Librarians, Data, and the Education of a New Generation of Researchers” (2015). Purdue University Press e-Books.

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Integrating Information into the Engineering Design Process – Available via ePubs

Projects & Activities - 24 February 2015 - 8:46am

Fosmire, Michael and Radcliffe, David, “Integrating Information into the Engineering Design Process” (2013). Purdue University Press e-Books.

Now available via Purdue ePubs: http://docs.lib.purdue.edu/purduepress_ebooks/31/

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  Provost, Libraries present ‘Leadership in Open Access’ Award to Department of Psychological Sciences

Open Access - 23 January 2015 - 2:30pm
Provost Deba Dutta and Dean of Libraries Jim Mullins presented the “Leadership in Open Access Award” to Purdue’s Department of Psychological Sciences, College of Health and Human Sciences, led by Professor Christopher Agnew, Department Head of Psychological Sciences. The award was given in recognition of the department’s leadership in depositing all scholarly communication and publications […]

  Provost, Libraries present ‘Leadership in Open Access’ Award to Department of Psychological Sciences

Purdue Press News - 23 January 2015 - 2:30pm
Provost Deba Dutta and Dean of Libraries Jim Mullins presented the “Leadership in Open Access Award” to Purdue’s Department of Psychological Sciences, College of Health and Human Sciences, led by Professor Christopher Agnew, Department Head of Psychological Sciences. The award was given in recognition of the department’s leadership in depositing all scholarly communication and publications […]

Purdue Payload Slated to Fly on First Test Flight of Orion Vehicle

Archives and Special Collections - 4 December 2014 - 2:18pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Items representing Purdue University’s contributions to flight and space history were to fly onboard this week’s first test of Orion from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s Space Launch Complex. Purdue is the alma mater of 23 NASA astronauts. The Orion flight test, a two-orbit, four-hour flight that will test many of […]

Approaching One Million Downloads for JTRP Technical Reports: PurdueLibraries/e-Pubs Proud Partner

Purdue Press News - 25 November 2014 - 2:04pm
Approaching One Million Downloads for Joint Transportation Research Program (JTRP) Technical Reports: Purdue University Libraries/Purdue e-Pubs looks forward to celebrating this milestone with JTRP and partners and hope to name the millionth soon. Stay tuned!http://lnkd.in/e7ZBNPd

Expanding Open Data at Purdue: PURR Celebrates Open Access Dataset Milestones

Open Access - 23 October 2014 - 12:21pm
The Purdue University Research Repository (PURR) achieved significant milestones last month, celebrating over 100 open access dataset publications and 100 grants awards to Purdue researchers who have used PURR. In total, PURR has been included in the data management plans of over 1,000 grant proposals from principal investigators at Purdue. PURR is a virtual collaboration […]

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