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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 […]

Access to NTIS via ProQuest will cease on May 31, 2016

9 May 2016 - 12:44pm
As part of the Libraries annual review of databases, NTIS via ProQuest has been recommended for cancellation by subject specialist librarians. Access will cease May 31, 2016.  It has been replaced with NTIS via NTRL.  Please contact Anna Seiffert, Electronic Resources Manager, with comments.

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 […]

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