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Shofar: A 35-Year Retrospective

Open Access - 15 December 2017 - 9:59pm
In 2018, the long respected publication Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies welcomes a new look, a new schedule, and new editors. Purdue University Press reflects upon and celebrates the past 35 successful volumes in preparation for the Association for Jewish Studies annual conference, where the future of Shofar will be unveiled in our […]

Shofar: A 35-Year Retrospective

Purdue Press News - 15 December 2017 - 9:59pm
In 2018, the long respected publication Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies welcomes a new look, a new schedule, and new editors. Purdue University Press reflects upon and celebrates the past 35 successful volumes in preparation for the Association for Jewish Studies annual conference, where the future of Shofar will be unveiled in our […]

Winners Named in Purdue Libraries’ Why I Love WALC Video Contest

News & Announcements - 12 December 2017 - 12:53pm
Several Purdue University students showed the many reasons why they love Purdue Libraries in the Purdue University Libraries’ fifth “Why I Love Purdue Libraries” video contest. This fall, we added a twist to the contest theme and asked students to produce video entries that show why they love the newly opened Purdue Libraries’ Wilmeth Active […]

From the Archives: Study Space

Archives and Special Collections - 4 December 2017 - 2:26pm
In addition to Christmas and snow, Purdue students know that December means finals.  Students are filling study spaces across campus as they prepare for exams and term papers, just as they have throughout Purdue’s history.  Can you identify this location filled with studying students, what it was called, and where it was located?  Share your […]

From the Archives: Study Space

News & Announcements - 4 December 2017 - 2:26pm
In addition to Christmas and snow, Purdue students know that December means finals.  Students are filling study spaces across campus as they prepare for exams and term papers, just as they have throughout Purdue’s history.  Can you identify this location filled with studying students, what it was called, and where it was located?  Share your […]

Retirement Reception Dec. 15 for Dean of Libraries James L. Mullins in the Wilmeth Active Learning Center

News & Announcements - 1 December 2017 - 12:00pm
A retirement reception held in honor of Dean of Purdue University Libraries James L. Mullins is set from 3-5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15, in the Mullins Reading Room, Library of Engineering and Science, Wilmeth Active Learning Center. Mullins has been the dean of Purdue Libraries since 2004. He came to Purdue from MIT Libraries, where […]

Hicks Study Break Events Start Dec. 5; Wellness, Relaxation Activities Offer Final Exam Stress Reduction

News & Announcements - 30 November 2017 - 3:04pm
Take a break from final exam stress with the Fall 2017 Hicks Study Break Events! Pet some therapy dogs or channel your inner baker and decorate cookies! Other Study Break Events include a popcorn bar, craft-making activities, as well as art-relaxation stations, bubble wrap, and Lego-building resources available around Hicks. All events, Tuesday and Thursday, […]

Purdue Libraries Associate Professor Michael Witt Awarded Pufendorf Fellowship

News & Announcements - 27 November 2017 - 10:51am
Purdue University Libraries Associate Professor Michael Witt has been awarded a visiting research fellowship at the Pufendorf Institute for Advanced Studies (IAS) at Lund University in Sweden, where he will spend a month as a part of a sabbatical during the Spring 2018 semester. According to the Pufendorf IAS website, it hosts international experts on […]

Purdue Librarian Heather Howard Recognized with “Up and Comers” Award

News & Announcements - 17 November 2017 - 1:36pm
Assistant Professor and Business Information Specialist Heather Howard’s path to becoming a librarian faculty member at Purdue University Libraries was not as straightforward as some of her fellow colleagues’ routes may have been. The Purdue University alumna (she earned her B.S. in organizational leadership and supervision, with a minor in computer programming technology in 2004) […]

Inform Purdue: Information Literacy in Higher Ed

News & Announcements - 15 November 2017 - 2:15pm
On Tuesday (Nov. 14), Purdue University Libraries recognized the research contributions of Libraries faculty members during its annual “Celebrating Research” event. During the celebration, one of the presenters, Associate Professor and Information Literacy Specialist Clarence Maybee, talked about his new book, “IMPACT Learning: Librarians at the Forefront of Change in Higher Education,” which will be […]

Oh Yes, “Rebuilt from Broken Glass” is a Story that, Sadly, We Need Today: Remembering the 79th Anniversary of Kristallnacht

Purdue Press News - 9 November 2017 - 1:11pm
This blog post is written by Larry Hanover, co-author of Rebuilt from Broken Glass: A German Jewish Life Remade in America (Purdue University Press, July 2017). Seven years ago, when I proposed to Fred Behrend that we work together to tell the story of a life that changed forever on Kristallnacht – the Night of […]

From the Archives: A Temporary View

Archives and Special Collections - 5 November 2017 - 2:30pm
Many buildings have been part of Purdue’s campus landscape over the years.  Some became institutional landmarks while others were here only briefly, built to serve a specific purpose for a limited period of time.  Can you identify the structures in this photograph, their purpose, and where they were located?  Share your theories in the comments […]

From the Archives: A Temporary View

News & Announcements - 5 November 2017 - 2:30pm
Many buildings have been part of Purdue’s campus landscape over the years.  Some became institutional landmarks while others were here only briefly, built to serve a specific purpose for a limited period of time.  Can you identify the structures in this photograph, their purpose, and where they were located?  Share your theories in the comments […]

Inform Purdue: Information Literacy and the Job Search

News & Announcements - 3 November 2017 - 1:04pm
An assignment to find research about a particular drug ultimately changed the way Cameron Pate–a 2017 Purdue University pharmaceutical sciences graduate–searched for information during his studies at Purdue. Pate, who recently started a new job with the Dow Chemical Company in Indianapolis, said, for this particular assignment, when he had exhausted Google, he headed to […]

Open House and Reception for “Missing You” Amelia Earhart Exhibit Set for Nov. 18 at Purdue University Archives

Archives and Special Collections - 2 November 2017 - 11:22am
An Open House and Reception for the “Missing You: Navigating Amelia Earhart’s Last Flight and Enduring Legacy” exhibition at Purdue University Libraries’ Archives and Special Collections (ASC) is set from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18. The ASC is located in the Humanities, Social Science, and Education (HSSE) Library, Stewart Center, on the fourth floor. The […]

Open House and Reception for “Missing You” Amelia Earhart Exhibit Set for Nov. 18 at Purdue University Archives

News & Announcements - 2 November 2017 - 11:22am
An Open House and Reception for the “Missing You: Navigating Amelia Earhart’s Last Flight and Enduring Legacy” exhibition at Purdue University Libraries’ Archives and Special Collections (ASC) is set from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18. The ASC is located in the Humanities, Social Science, and Education (HSSE) Library, Stewart Center, on the fourth floor. The […]

Garimella Honored with Leadership in Open Access Award by Purdue Libraries, Office of Provost

Purdue Press News - 26 October 2017 - 1:05pm
Suresh V. Garimella, Executive Vice President for Research and Partnerships and the R. Eugene and Susie E. Goodson Distinguished Professor in the School of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University, was honored with the 2017 Leadership in Open Access Award from Purdue University Libraries and the Office of the Provost Monday, Oct. 23. This week (Oct. […]

Garimella Honored with Leadership in Open Access Award by Purdue Libraries, Office of Provost

News & Announcements - 26 October 2017 - 1:05pm
Suresh V. Garimella, Executive Vice President for Research and Partnerships and the R. Eugene and Susie E. Goodson Distinguished Professor in the School of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University, was honored with the 2017 Leadership in Open Access Award from Purdue University Libraries and the Office of the Provost Monday, Oct. 23. This week (Oct. […]

Inform Purdue: The Importance of Information Literacy in the Medical Field

News & Announcements - 24 October 2017 - 3:40pm
Kenny Nguyen (Hilliard, OH), a Purdue University senior majoring in neurobiology and physiology, knows something about applying classroom learning to real-life research work. “Taking joint lecture-lab science courses not only taught me about the life cycle of cells, but also how to raise them in a real research environment,” he noted. In 2015, Nguyen experienced […]

From the Archives: Club Activities

Archives and Special Collections - 23 October 2017 - 5:30pm
Clubs have always been an important part of student life at Purdue.  This photo provides a glimpse into the activities of one club and includes its most famous member.  Can you identify the club and one of the men in this image? Share your theories in the comments and check back on Friday for the […]

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