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Support Purdue Libraries on Purdue Day of Giving – April 27, 2016

26 April 2016 - 3:34pm
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 marks the 2016 Purdue Day of Giving event.  We need your support and participation to help elevate the Libraries’ presence on social media and event leader boards, offering an even greater impact for your gift. As part of Purdue Day of Giving, you can direct your pledge to a specific Libraries funding […]

Purdue Libraries revamps information literacy statement

18 April 2016 - 9:28am
Purdue University Libraries has developed a new information literacy mission statement to guide students, faculty and staff in fostering successful learning at Purdue. The new statement is: “Purdue University Libraries’ research-based information literacy programming empowers Purdue’s diverse communities of learners to use information critically to learn and to create new knowledge, fostering academic, personal and […]

Parrish Library Database of the Week – GREENR

15 April 2016 - 10:39am
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. To celebrate Earth Week this week’s database is GREENR brought to you by CENGAGE Learning. Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/businessdatabases is the alphabetical […]

Parrish Library Database of the Week: Bloomberg

8 April 2016 - 11:55am
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 Bloomberg, brought to you by Bloomberg L.P. Link/Location: The Bloomberg Terminal is currently located in the […]

Parrish Library Database of the Week: Frost & Sullivan

1 April 2016 - 4:15pm
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 Frost & Sullivan. Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/businessdatabases is the alphabetical list of the databases specially selected for those […]

Wilmeth Active Learning Center on schedule

29 March 2016 - 10:38am
Wilmeth Active Learning Center is on schedule to open for the 2017 fall semester to all of campus. The center, located in the heart of the West Lafayette campus, will serve as a central location for classroom and library space. The 164,000-square-foot facility will house 26 rooms designed for active learning, a pedagogical approach that […]

Purdue Libraries to host ‘Auto Indiana’ exhibit

25 March 2016 - 3:11pm
Purdue University Libraries will host “Auto Indiana,” an Indiana Historical Society exhibit that takes visitors through Indiana’s automotive past. The exhibit will be April 1 through May 1 in Hicks Undergraduate Library. It is free and open to the public. Indiana’s automotive history includes inventors and innovators like Elwood Haynes and Ralph Teeter, and automakers […]

Parrish Library Database of the Week: AGRICOLA from the National Agricultural Library, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

21 March 2016 - 9:42am
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 AGRICOLA from the National Agricultural Library, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/businessdatabases is the alphabetical list […]

Outage notice: Google Scholar

17 March 2016 - 4:38pm
Purdue Libraries links from Google Scholar are currently unavailable. We are actively working on resolving the issue. At this time, we have an estimated resolution date of 3/23/16. In the meantime we suggest using Libraries Search.

AccessEngineering Database Access to Cease on April 30, 2016

15 March 2016 - 4:14pm
As part of the Libraries annual review of databases, AccessEngineering has been recommended for cancellation by the subject specialist librarians. Access will cease April 30, 2016. Please contact Anna Seiffert, Electronic Resources Manager, with comments.

Hicks Card Swipe Access Unavailable beginning Friday, March 18 at 5 p.m.

15 March 2016 - 4:09pm
Due to a scheduled outage, there will be no PUID Card Swipe Access to Hicks Undergraduate Library from 5:00 p.m. Friday March 18 through 1:00 p.m. Sunday March 20.   Normal hours resume at 1:00 pm Sunday, March 20. The Libraries hours website has been updated to reflect this change.

Dr. George Kuh to present ‘Making Learning Relevant: Creating Meaningful Student Engagement’ – April 6, 2016

10 March 2016 - 3:04pm
                            Event Description: Renowned educator, Dr. George Kuh, will be at Purdue (West Lafayette) on April 6th to give a presentation and facilitate a faculty-led round table discussion. The event, Making Learning Relevant: Creating Meaningful Student Engagement, will explore issues surrounding forging […]

Purdue Libraries Faculty Member Recognized as Collaborator on Award-winning Project

10 March 2016 - 2:34pm
The Veterinary Medicine Section of the Medical Library Association will receive the MLA Section Project of the Year award at the 2016 annual meeting May 15-18 for Promoting and Advocating for the Profession: Creating a Multi-Faceted Illustrated History of the Veterinary Medical Libraries Section (VMLS) and Its Impact. Gretchen Stephens, associate professor and veterinary medicine […]

Purdue University Libraries Resource Spotlight: Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection (Henry Stewart talks)

8 March 2016 - 11:33am
Purdue University Libraries Resource Spotlight: Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection                       (Henry Stewart talks) Title: Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection (Henry Stewart talks) PURL: http://purl.lib.purdue.edu/db/hstalks … Covering the fundamentals and the latest research and development, the Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection is a brilliant resource […]

Purdue University Libraries Resource Spotlight: AccessUN

8 March 2016 - 11:20am
                Purdue University Libraries Resource Spotlight: AccessUN Title: AccessUN PURL: http://purl.lib.purdue.edu/db/accessun  … Access UN benefits researchers concerned with  international economic, social, cultural and humanitarian  issues. The Readex United Nations Index provides access to current and retrospective United Nations documents and publications. Peace and security, world hunger, human rights, […]

Purdue Research Team Investigates Disaster Recovery

4 March 2016 - 10:40am
One of the research teams for the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant and the 21st Century Grand Challenges project has just released their initial findings that coincides with the 4-year anniversary of the Southern Indiana tornadoes (March 2-3). Their ongoing research focuses on these communities and how they handled the after-effects of the tornado devastation. […]

Purdue Libraries Seeking User Test Participants for Spring 2016

2 March 2016 - 10:17am
Purdue University Libraries is conducting user tests of new designs of the library website and search interface. In the test participants will be asked to complete a set of tasks on the library website and provide feedback. Participation of this user test is voluntary. The user test is expected to take up to 1 hour […]

Parrish Library Database of the Week: Mediamark Reporter

26 February 2016 - 11:28am
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 Mediamark Reporter brought to you by GfK Mediamark Research & Intelligence, LLC. Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/businessdatabases is the […]

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