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Database of the Month: S&P NetAdvantage

11 July 2018 - 11:00am
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 S&P NetAdvantage brought to you by S&P Global Inc. Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/businessdatabases is the alphabetical list of […]

Stonebraker Recognized in 2018 TCYP Top 10 Young Professionals Under 40

27 June 2018 - 2:40pm
Purdue University Libraries Associate Professor Ilana Stonebraker is among the 10 individuals recognized by the Tippy Connect Young Professionals (TCYP) in the organization’s 2018 TCYP Top 10 Young Professionals Under 40 Award program. According to TCYP, annually, the organization honors 10 individuals (between 21-39 years old) based on their professional and philanthropic work in the […]

Database of the Month: ReferenceUSA

12 June 2018 - 10:30am
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 ReferenceUSA brought to you by Infogroup. Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/businessdatabases is the alphabetical list of the databases specially […]

Purdue Libraries Faculty Recognized with Research and Instruction Awards

7 June 2018 - 4:43pm
In May and early June, members of Purdue University Libraries faculty were recognized by internal and external units and organizations for their contributions to research and scholarship, instruction and teaching, and service and engagement. Below is a list of the recognized faculty members and information about their recent honors and awards. Jean-Pierre Hérubel, professor of […]

Purdue Student Developed “GripIt” Device-Holder Prototype with Purdue Libraries’ 3D Printing Resources; Launching Start-Up with Crowdfunding Campaign

1 June 2018 - 11:09am
by Teresa Koltzenburg, Purdue Libraries Purdue University senior Jacob Nolley is in no danger of lacking entrepreneurial ideas and endeavor. Nolley—a dual marketing and management major in the Purdue Krannert School of Management and president of the Purdue Honors College Mentor Council—and his business partner and best friend, Collin Clevenger (who attends Ball State University), […]

Purdue Libraries to Host “Tinkering Humanist” Digital Humanities Workshop Series This Summer

30 May 2018 - 3:30pm
One of the hallmarks of Digital Humanities is the notion of “tinkering,” of exploring new tools and technologies that faculty and educators can use in their scholarship and teaching. In a series of workshops sponsored by Purdue University Libraries, Purdue Libraries Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities Matthew Hannah (based in the Humanities, Social Science, and […]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 […]

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