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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 […]

Peter Froehlich to lead Purdue Libraries Publishing Division

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 […]

Purdue Libraries Database of the Week: Investext, from Thomson Reuters

6 March 2015 - 3:37pm
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 […]

Purdue Libraries Database of the Week: Career Wiki

27 February 2015 - 12:07pm
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 […]

Purdue Libraries Database of the Week: Mergers and Acquisitions, from Thomson Reuters

6 February 2015 - 4:19pm
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 […]

Purdue Libraries named 2015 ACRL Excellence in University Library Award winner

27 January 2015 - 5:20pm
Purdue University Libraries has been chosen for a top honor in the 2015 Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Excellence in Libraries Award. The ACRL on Tuesday (Jan. 27) announced Purdue Libraries’ honor in the university category based on its numerous initiatives:http://bit.ly/1DexiNR

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

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 Libraries Database of the Week: BizMiner, from the Brandow Company

23 January 2015 - 12:49pm
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 […]

Purdue Libraries Database of the Week: OECD iLibrary

20 January 2015 - 10:51am
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 […]

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