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Social Sciences Full Text – HSSE Featured Database

24 November 2021 - 4:51pm
Humanities, Social Science and Education 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 Social Sciences Full Text database, brought to you by EBSCO. Link: https://guides.lib.purdue.edu/db/ssft Access the databases off-campus with your Purdue login and password. Focus: This database […]

Combining Evidence Synthesis, Infodemic Management, and Participatory Design Practices to Understand How Health (Mis)Information Spreads in African American Communities

1 November 2021 - 3:01pm
In July 2021, Libraries Professor Bethany McGowan was awarded an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) planning grant to conduct research that seeks to understand how health information, including misinformation and disinformation, originates and spreads in African American communities. The planning grant will lay the foundation for a larger project grant proposal that will […]

Gale Literature – HSSE Featured Database

28 October 2021 - 4:25pm
Humanities, Social Science and Education 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 Gale Literature database, brought to you by Gale. Link: https://guides.lib.purdue.edu/db/literary Access the databases off-campus with your Purdue login and password. Focus: This database brings together […]

Dr. Kristina Bross Receives the 2022 Leadership in Open Access Award

26 October 2021 - 6:00am
Libraries is pleased to announce that Associate Dean for Research and Creative Endeavors in the Honors College and Professor of English Kristina Bross is the recipient of the 2022 Leadership in Open Access Award. Dr. Bross is a staunch supporter of scholarly dissemination and open access, as demonstrated by her many projects completed in collaboration […]

Welcome to International Open Access Week 2021

25 October 2021 - 7:30am
  International Open Access Week begins today. For many working in open scholarship, this is a time to reflect on Open Access and the role it plays in the dissemination and access of scholarly works. Open Access refers to the free, immediate, online availability of scholarly works, including rights to re-use that content. Open Access […]

Kanopy – HSSE Featured Database

14 October 2021 - 4:56pm
Humanities, Social Science and Education 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 Kanopy database, brought to you by Kanopy. Link: https://guides.lib.purdue.edu/db/kanopy Access the databases off-campus with your Purdue login and password. Focus: This database is offers over […]

Physical material searching unavailable from Oct 8, 6 PM – Oct 10 6 PM

7 October 2021 - 3:37pm
Search and Request for books and other Libraries items unavailable during October Break.

Featured Database: SimplyAnalytics

5 October 2021 - 11:30am
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 SimplyAnalytics, brought to you by SimplyAnalytics, Inc. Focus SimplyAnalytics contains extensive data including demographic, housing, employment, consumer spending (CEX), D&B business points-of-interest, and marketing data from Mediamark Research (MRI). […]

Please Plan Ahead: Search and Request for books and other Libraries items unavailable during October Break

28 September 2021 - 10:44am
  A simplified, multi-campus search and request system for books and other physical items in our Libraries collections is coming to Purdue and its regional campuses beginning Spring 2022. This new Fulfillment Network system will allow Libraries patrons from PWL, PNW, and PFW to locate and request physical items from libraries on all three campuses […]

Featured Database: PrivCo

14 September 2021 - 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 PrivCo. Focus A premier source for business and financial data on over 300,000 major, non-publicly traded corporations, including family owned, private equity owned, venture backed, and international unlisted companies. […]

Anthropology Plus – HSSE Featured Database

26 August 2021 - 4:36pm
Humanities, Social Science and Education 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 Anthropology Plus database, brought to you by EBSCOHost. Link: https://guides.lib.purdue.edu/db/anthroplus Access the databases off-campus with your Purdue login and password. Focus: This database brings together […]

Featured Database: Gale Directory Library

10 August 2021 - 10:00am
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 Gale Directory Library, brought to you by Cengage. Focus Gale Directory Library includes information from a variety of premier directories that can be used to locate over 450,000 international […]

U.S. Declassified Documents Online – HSSE Featured Database

22 July 2021 - 5:31pm
Humanities, Social Science and Education 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 U.S. Declassified Documents Online, brought to you by Gale. Link: http://purl.lib.purdue.edu/db/USDDO Access the databases off-campus with your Purdue login and password. Focus: This database is […]

Featured Database: Investext

13 July 2021 - 10:30am
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 Investext, within the Mergent database, brought to you by the London Stock Exchange. Focus Investext provides a comprehensive overview of a company and includes key fundamentals, the latest transactions, […]

Art Full-Text – HSSE Featured Database

29 June 2021 - 1:42pm
Humanities, Social Science and Education 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 Art Full-Text, brought to you by EBSCO. Link: https://guides.lib.purdue.edu/db/aft Access the databases off-campus with your Purdue login and password. Focus: A comprehensive resource for art […]

Featured Database: Gale Business Entrepreneurship

8 June 2021 - 10:00am
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 the Gale Business: Entrepreneurship, brought to you by Cengage. Focus Gale Business: Entrepreneurship is a portal for entrepreneurs containing business plans, entrepreneurial articles, small business forms and related information, […]

Introducing the New Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Information Science (GIS) from Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies

20 May 2021 - 7:15am
West Lafayette, IN- Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies is pleased to announce the launch of the new Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Information Science (GIS). Geospatial information plays an increasingly important role in many cutting-edge industries, including agriculture, engineering, environmental science, disaster recovery, health, social science, and digital humanities. The U.S. Department of Labor […]

Libraries Summer Operations Update

13 May 2021 - 1:38pm
Following a year of restricted access to print materials out of public health guidance and an abundance of caution, on Monday, May 17th, 2021, access to Purdue Libraries’ physical collections will be restored. All library users will once again be able to browse and access the stacks. Purdue faculty, staff, and students who work and […]

Featured Database: EconLit

4 May 2021 - 9:00am
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 EconLit, brought to you by EBSCO Industries, Inc. Focus Produced by the American Economic Association, EconLit is the primary research tool in economics: economic development, forecasting, and history; fiscal […]

Purdue University Finalizes Contract with Elsevier

3 May 2021 - 8:00am
West Lafayette, IN – After a months’ long negotiation process that included extensive input from faculty, staff, and students, Purdue University and its regional campuses have now finalized a one-year contract with academic publisher Elsevier. At a cost of $1.86 million, the new deal reduces Purdue’s total spend with Elsevier by close to $1.5 million. […]

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