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Purdue BOT Ratifies McNeil’s Appointment as Esther Ellis Norton Professor of Library Science

10 October 2019 - 4:55pm
The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Thursday (Oct. 10) ratified the appointment of Beth McNeil as the Esther Ellis Norton Professor of Library Science. McNeil is dean of Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies. She is a nationally known scholar of management practices in libraries and leadership development. She is the author […]

Purdue Medical Librarian Bethany McGowan’s Work Focuses on Information and Data Literacy Instruction

10 October 2019 - 12:48pm
October is National Medical Librarians Month, and Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies (PULSIS) Assistant Professor and Health Sciences Information Specialist Bethany McGowan, who has close to ten years of academic medical librarian experience, notes that 2019 brings medical librarians two years into the current U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) Strategic Plan, […]

Featured Database: Regional Business News

8 October 2019 - 11:00am
Parrish Library’s Featured Database will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This time we’re featuring Regional Business News, brought to you by EBSCO Industries, Inc. Link: The List of Business Databases is the alphabetical list of the databases specially selected for those in a […]

Celebrating Health Literacy Month with Jason Reed, Health Sciences Info. Specialist

3 October 2019 - 12:24pm
October is Health Literacy Month, and to commemorate it, we asked Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies Health Sciences Information Specialist and Assistant Professor Jason Reed to share what he does in his work to support Purdue University faculty, students, and staff. What Does a Health Sciences Information Specialist Do? by Jason Reed, […]

HSSE Library Launches Monthly “Featured Databases” Tutorials

26 September 2019 - 5:21pm
Among the many resource and services Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies (PULSIS) offers student and faculty researchers are more than 600 databases. For years, staff in the Roland G. Parrish Library of Management and Economics have offered the “Database of the Month” feature to help business researchers navigate these rich resources. To […]

“What Open Access Means to You” Panel Oct. 22, Part of Open Access Week Celebration at Purdue

26 September 2019 - 4:36pm
Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies will kick off International Open Access Week (October 21-27) with the announcement of the Leadership in Open Access Award from Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies (PULSIS) and Purdue University Office of the Provost. During the week, PULSIS and the Purdue University Press (PUP) will […]

Digital Humanities Studio Open House Set for Oct. 14 in Purdue’s HSSE Library

26 September 2019 - 2:32pm
What: Digital Humanities Studio Open House When: 3-6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14 Where: Stewart Center 153 (inside the HSSE Library) Developing and advancing Purdue University’s Digital Humanities (DH) initiative — an important and growing area in digital scholarship — is among the many duties of Matt Hannah, assistant professor of DH in Purdue University Libraries […]

Library Scholars Grant Proposal Deadline Nov. 8; Grants Up to $5K for Access to Unique Collections

25 September 2019 - 9:00am
Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies will once again sponsor the Library Scholars Grant Program in 2019-20. The grant-award program supports access to unique collections of information found around the country and the world, and untenured tenure-track faculty members and associate professors tenured effective July 1, 2017, or later, from the Purdue West […]

New Career Research Portal

10 September 2019 - 11:00am
The Career Research Portal contains resources organized to help guide you through the career research process whether you’re browsing job postings, preparing for an important interview, or negotiating a job offer. Resources include career event and career fair information, career planning guides, relocation resources, information on diversity and employment abroad, job/internship boards, interview resources, and […]

Purdue Digital Humanities Prof. Selected as Fulbright Specialist, Plans to Teach DH in Morocco

29 August 2019 - 8:41am
Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities Matt Hannah has been busily laying the foundation for an ongoing and robust discussion about digital humanities (DH) and to advance digital scholarship overall at Purdue. Since he started at Purdue in March 2018, he has put together and delivered many DH workshops […]

GIS Activities and Research at Purdue Provide Data, Information to Help Solve U.S., Global Environmental, Economic Challenges

28 August 2019 - 5:12pm
Every year, Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies hosts the Purdue GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Day Conference. During it, Purdue students demonstrate how they have applied GIS in their individual areas of study and research. Nicole Kong, PULSIS associate professor and GIS specialist at Purdue, heads up the conference, along with a team […]

PULSIS Professor Takes Active Learning to Mechanical Engineering Grad Students at Pusan National University

27 August 2019 - 4:21pm
Through the IMPACT (Instruction Matters: Purdue Academic Course Transformation) program and the pronounced presence of the Wilmeth Active Learning Center (WALC) at the heart of campus, it is possible that many students at Purdue University take for granted their courses based on the active learning instructional method. Even though Purdue students may not always recognize […]

7 PULSIS Faculty on Research Teams Funded in 2nd Round of Purdue’s Data Science Initiative

22 August 2019 - 10:07am
Seven Purdue University Libraries and School of Information (PULSIS) faculty members are part of three of five research teams to receive funding in Purdue University’s second round of research for the Integrative Data Science Initiative (IDSI). According to the IDSI website, the vision for the initiative is “to be at the forefront of advancing data […]

Aviation Technology Library Closed for Renovation

7 August 2019 - 9:07am
The Aviation Technology (AvTech) Library located at the Purdue University Airport was closed Wednesday, Aug. 7 and will remain closed through January 2, 2020, as it undergoes a substantial renovation. During the renovation, the materials and collections will not be accessible at the AvTech Library. Some materials will be available in the Library of Engineering […]

Featured Database: Business Source Complete

6 August 2019 - 11:00am
Parrish Library’s Featured Database will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This time we’re featuring Business Source Complete, brought to you by EBSCO Industries, Inc. Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/az.php?s=71213 is the alphabetical list of the databases specially selected for those in a business program of study. […]

Welcome to Our New Dean Beth McNeil!

26 July 2019 - 8:56am
Those of us who work in our unit at Purdue could not be more excited we have our new leader, Dean of Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies and Professor Beth McNeil, in place! Formerly the dean of library services and professor at Iowa State University, Dean McNeil started July 1, and she […]

Meeting a Need: Midwest Business Librarian Summit at Purdue Provides Dedicated Venue for Biz Information Specialists

25 July 2019 - 5:11pm
Many marketing instructors demonstrate how professional marketers incorporate Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs in their approaches to product or service development for their target customer segments. So it’s not surprising that Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies Assistant Professor and Business Information Specialist Heather Howard developed the Midwest Business Librarian Summit to meet her […]

Purdue Research Team Among First Class of Fellows for Collaborative Archive Data Research Environment (CADRE)

18 July 2019 - 4:42pm
Editor’s Note: Content in this post is courtesy of Stephanie Hernandez McGavin via Shared BigData-Gateway A team of Purdue University researchers is among the seven fellowship teams selected for the first class of the Collaborative Archive Data Research Environment (CADRE) Fellows. These seven fellowship teams span across disciplines and offer compelling research that incorporates big […]

Featured Database: Morningstar Investment Research Center

9 July 2019 - 11:00am
Parrish Library’s Featured Database will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This time we’re featuring Morningstar Investment Research Center, brought to you by Morningstar, Inc. Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/az.php?s=71213 is the alphabetical list of the databases specially selected for those in a business program of study. […]

Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies Faculty Awarded Nearly $250K IMLS Grant

2 July 2019 - 2:01pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, IN — Faculty in Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies are part of a team of academic library faculty who recently were selected to receive a $249,179 award through the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program via the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). Along with librarians at the University […]

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