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Purdue & Indiana’s Community: University Press Week 2016

17 November 2016 - 11:37am
It’s University Press Week 2016 and this year’s theme is community. University presses have long supported all communities whether they’re local, intellectual, or cultural. Purdue University Press continues to celebrate Indiana’s community with our books and projects featuring hidden stories of Hoosier heroes, Purdue traditions, and Indiana history. We have decided to highlight books that […]

Scholarly Publishing Celebrates 8th Annual Open Access Week

24 October 2016 - 8:25am
Open Access Week is a global celebration to raise awareness of open access in scholarship and research. OA Week is an invaluable chance to connect the global momentum toward open sharing with the advancement of policy changes on the local level. Open Access Week is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue […]

Submissions wanted for “Why I Love Purdue Libraries” video contest

17 October 2016 - 9:19am
Purdue University Libraries is asking for submissions for the fourth annual “Why I Love Purdue Libraries” video contest. The contest is open to all current Purdue students on the West Lafayette campus. All entries must be at least one minute but must not exceed three minutes in length. They must follow the complete rules and […]

Purdue Libraries announces the 2016-17 Library Scholars Grant Program

14 October 2016 - 11:10am
The Purdue University Libraries will continue the Library Scholars Grant Program this year with a focus on supporting access to unique collections of information around the country and the world. Awards of up to $5,000 will be made for this purpose to untenured tenure-track members of the Purdue faculty, and to associate professors tenured effective […]

Purdue Libraries hosting Michael Beschloss for Distinguished Lecture Series

30 September 2016 - 8:55am
Purdue University Libraries will host Michael Beschloss, award-winning historian, best-selling author, New York Times columnist and Emmy-winning contributor to NBC News, PBS News Hour, MSNBC and NPR, as part of its Distinguished Lecture Series. His lecture, “The History-Making Election of 2016,” will be 7 p.m. Oct. 18 in Stewart Center’s Fowler Hall. The event is […]

Purdue Libraries announces 2016 Parrish Library Case Competition

12 September 2016 - 10:58am
WHAT IS THE PARRISH CASE COMPETITION? In order to bring more attention to business information literacy inside and outside of Krannert, the Parrish Library is hosting its third annual case competition for undergraduates. This case competition will be marketing and strategy focused and includes students from Purdue University, University of Notre Dame, Indiana University and […]

Parrish Library Database of the Week – IBISWorld Procurement Reports

12 September 2016 - 10:57am
Welcome to Database of the Week, a feature from the Parrish Library. Each of these weekly snapshots will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This week’s database is IBISWorld, specifically Procurement Reports, brought to you by IBISWorld Inc. Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/businessdatabases is the alphabetical list […]

Parrish Library Database of the Week: IBISWorld (Industry Reports)

2 September 2016 - 10:54am
Welcome to Database of the Week, a feature from the Parrish Library. Each of these weekly snapshots will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This week’s database is IBISWorld, specifically Industry Reports, brought to you by IBISWorld Inc.   Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/businessdatabases is the alphabetical list […]

Parrish Library Database of the Week – Mergent

29 August 2016 - 10:12am
Welcome to Database of the Week, a feature from the Parrish Library. Each of these weekly snapshots will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This week’s database is Mergent Online brought to you by Mergent. Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/businessdatabases is the alphabetical list of the databases […]

New Data Storage LibGuide Now Available

22 August 2016 - 3:08pm
A new LibGuide provided by Purdue University Libraries Research Data and developed in collaboration with ITaP displays the variety of data storage options available to researchers at Purdue University. After conversations with new faculty and graduate students where specific information on the data storage options present at Purdue and the considerations that go into selecting […]

IMPACT helps faculty create engaging learning environments

4 August 2016 - 9:29am
Standing in front of the classroom as an instructor can be a lonely experience, but faculty who partner with Purdue’s IMPACT program are learning how sharing their knowledge and insights can help themselves, and others, create engaging learning environments at Purdue. More than 100 Purdue faculty members recently attended the 2016 IMPACT symposium to share […]

Andew W. Mellon Foundation awards $750,000 to ‘Grand Challenges’ research, publishing at Purdue

26 July 2016 - 11:20am
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded $750,000 to Purdue University to support a unique approach to research, scholarly publishing and communications on global grand challenges. The approach at Purdue is unique in two ways. First, it catalyzes the involvement of humanists and social scientists in grand challenges research, innovation and […]

Interlibrary Loan system unavailable Aug. 1-3 due to server migration

26 July 2016 - 10:33am
Due to a necessary server migration, the Interlibrary Loan system will be taken down on Monday, August 1st at 5 pm and should be back up within 48 hours.   Users and staff will be unable to access the Interlibrary Loan system during this time.  We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. Please contact […]

Indiana Astronaut Wall of Fame exhibit to feature Purdue artifacts

27 June 2016 - 10:15am
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University will partner with The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis to supply 12 artifacts related to Purdue astronauts for the “Beyond Spaceship Earth” exhibition opening June 25. The ongoing exhibit will feature the story of space exploration from NASA’s Project Mercury, which sent the first astronauts into space, to the International […]

2016 Purdue Information Literacy Research Symposium

21 June 2016 - 11:02am
Purdue University’s Libraries, Center for Instructional Excellence, International Programs, and Office of Diversity and Inclusion are proud to present: ————————————– 2016 Purdue Information Literacy Research Symposium Faces and Spaces of Information Literacy:  With International Students in Mind ————————————– Tuesday, August 2, 2016 8:30 am – 1:30 pm ————————————– Dr. Hilary Hughes Associate Professor, Faculty of […]

Purdue University Press to launch book honoring early county extension agents

14 June 2016 - 9:27am
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University Press will launch “Enriching the Hoosier Farm Family: A Photo History of Indiana’s Early County Extension Agents” in June. The book has been endorsed as a Legacy Project by the Indiana Bicentennial Commission. The book, written by Fred Whitford, Neil Harmeyer and David M. Hovde, captures the story of […]

Dr. Clarence Maybee selected for outstanding doctoral thesis award

11 May 2016 - 5:12pm
Clarence Maybee, PhD, assistant professor of library science and information literacy specialist, Purdue University Libraries, has been selected as the recipient of a Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award for 2015. The decision-making process, undertaken by the University’s Research Degrees Committee, places Dr. Maybee in the top 5% of successful candidates for […]

Purdue’s first astronaut featured in new biography

11 May 2016 - 1:48pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University Press will launch “Calculated Risk: The Supersonic Life and Times of Gus Grissom”  with several events this week (May 9) leading up to its June 15 publication date. The book, written by George Leopold, chronicles the life of Grissom, Purdue’s first astronaut and one of the three astronauts killed […]

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