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Libraries IT Customer Service Announcement: Phishing attempt on Purdue Libraries Patrons

25 June 2015 - 9:13am
Libraries IT Customer Service Announcement: Several Purdue University Libraries patrons have reported phishing attempts that look like the following email:                           If you are contacted by patrons who received this email, let them know no office at Purdue will ever send an email […]

Harvard Purdue Data Management Symposium June 16-17, 2015

11 June 2015 - 2:46pm
Harvard and Purdue Libraries are hosting a two-day (free) data management symposium at Harvard on June 16 and 17, 2015.  The focus will be on new roles for libraries as part of data management strategies during all parts of the research cycle. This symposium on data management will incorporate visionary ideas, new concepts, and inspirational […]

Purdue University Libraries Position Announcement: Engineering Information Specialist (Assistant or Associate Professor) – Two Positions

1 June 2015 - 9:55am
POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Engineering Information Specialist  Assistant or Associate Professor (Two Positions) Purdue University Libraries seeks an energetic, outgoing, and innovative individual who will join a collaborative, dynamic team carrying out a robust program of integrated information literacy, data services, scholarly communication, and collaborative research, and who, as a Libraries faculty member, contributes to research and […]

Purdue Libraries Position Announcement: Health Sciences Information Specialist (Assistant or Associate Professor)

27 May 2015 - 4:49pm
POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Health Sciences Information Specialist  Assistant or Associate Professor Purdue University Libraries (PUL) seeks highly motivated, innovative, and learner-centered health science information specialist to join a collaborative, dynamic team who carry out a robust program of integrated information literacy, data services, scholarly communication, and collaborative research, and, as a Libraries faculty member, contribute to […]

Purdue University Libraries Position Announcement: Digital Humanities Specialist (Assistant or Associate Professor)

27 May 2015 - 4:44pm
POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Digital Humanities Specialist Assistant or Associate Professor Purdue University Libraries (PUL) seeks a highly motivated, innovative, and learner-centered Digital Humanities (DH) Specialist to join a collaborative, dynamic team who carry out a robust program of integrated information literacy, data services, scholarly communication, and collaborative research, and, as a Libraries faculty member, to contribute […]

Purdue University Libraries Announces Inaugural Research Travel Grants Program for Visiting Scholars

4 May 2015 - 1:15pm
The Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center, Purdue University Libraries, announces its inaugural Research Travel Grants program for visiting scholars. The purpose of these grants is to support the research of scholars (faculty, students, and independent researchers) whose research cannot progress satisfactorily without consulting materials onsite in the collections of the Karnes […]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 […]