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Featured Database: Gale Business Plan Builder

5 May 2020 - 7:30am
Getting Started with Gale Business Plan Builder Parrish Library’s Featured Database aims to give a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of the Purdue Libraries and the School of Information Studies (PULSIS) specialized subscription databases. This Featured Database highlights Gale Business Plan Builder, brought to you Gale, a Cengage Company. Link The […]

Data Science is Thriving at Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies

1 May 2020 - 11:38am
At Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies, we are dedicated to the persistent pursuit of the next giant leap. Nearly every one of Purdue’s 40,000+ students engages with Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies during their academic careers, and the expertise of our faculty and liaison librarians spans across all colleges and departments. […]

Free Standards for Personal Protective Equipment

8 April 2020 - 5:39am
In response to requests from the community of STEM librarians and practitioners working to address the lack of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) available to the health care community and other essential workers, a variety of organizations have made relevant professional standards freely available to the community of researchers and practitioners to ensure equipment produced is […]

Statement from Dean Beth McNeil on COVID-19

11 March 2020 - 7:37am
The health and safety of the Purdue University community remains our utmost concern in these uncertain times. Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies stands with the vigilant efforts of campus administration to minimize the risk of exposure to COVID-19 to our students, faculty, and staff by moving current courses online. As this situation […]

Purdue Libraries Changes to Operations Re: COVID-19

11 March 2020 - 7:34am
Announcements In accordance with Purdue University’s decision to move all Spring 2020 courses online for the foreseeable future, Purdue Libraries will be making changes to its operations in the interest of the health and safety of the campus community. News about the COVID-19 virus changes fast, and any updates to Libraries-specific operating procedures or policies […]

Purdue Libraries Remote Access Resources Guide

11 March 2020 - 7:29am
Get Help Online Use our Ask a Librarian service for general assistance with Libraries resources. Texting and tweeting are available during limited hours, and emails are checked regularly. Please understand that delayed responses may occur based on staff availability during this uncertain time. E-Resources Purdue Libraries has an expansive catalog on e-resources covering all disciplines […]

Featured Database: Passport

10 March 2020 - 7:00am
Getting Started with Passport Parrish Library’s Featured Database aims to give a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of the Purdue Libraries and the School of Information Studies (PULSIS) specialized subscription databases. This Featured Database highlights Passport, brought to you by Euromonitor International. Link The List of Business Databases is the alphabetical […]

Featured Database: S&P Capital IQ

10 March 2020 - 7:00am
Parrish Library’s Featured Database aims to give a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of the Purdue Libraries and the School of Information Studies (PULSIS) specialized subscription databases. This Featured Database highlights S&P Capital IQ, brought to you by S&P Global. Link: The List of Business Databases is the alphabetical list of […]

Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies Resources Review Project for Fiscal Year 2021

21 February 2020 - 11:38am
Despite extensive annual negotiations with publishers and vendors, the cost of our subscription resources rises by 4-8% annually, far outpacing the rate of inflation and the realistic constraints of university budgets. To remain good stewards of University funds, fiscal year 2021 will bring with it a large cut to our subscription resources, with a goal […]

Purdue to Host Third Annual Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference

10 February 2020 - 12:00am
On March 2, the Libraries and School of Information Studies will host the third annual Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference Greater Lafayette at Purdue University. The WiDS Conference Greater Lafayette @ Purdue is an independent event organized by Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies to coincide with the annual global Women in […]

Featured Database: ABI-Inform Global

4 February 2020 - 6:00am
Parrish Library’s Featured Database will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of the Purdue Libraries and the School of Information Studies (PULSIS) specialized subscription databases. This Featured Database highlights ABI-INFORM Global, brought to you by ProQuest, LLC. Link: The List of Business Databases is the alphabetical list of the […]

School of Information Studies Recognizes Library Scholars

3 February 2020 - 7:35am
Five Purdue professors have been named recipients of awards from the 2019-20 Library Scholars Grants program. The grants are awarded by the Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies to early-career Purdue professors to help them gain access to primary source materials and unique collections that are necessary for their research. Grants of up […]

Ruha Benjamin, author of ‘Race After Technology,’ to give Spring 2020 Critical Data Studies Distinguished Lecture

3 February 2020 - 7:18am
Ruha Benjamin will give the Spring 2020 Critical Data Studies Distinguished Lecture “Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code” at 5:30-7 p.m. Feb. 17 in Stewart Center’s Fowler Hall. The hourlong talk will be followed by a half-hour Q&A with the audience. The event is free and open to the public. Benjamin […]

Featured Database: AgEcon Search

14 January 2020 - 6:00am
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 AgEcon Search, brought to you by the University of Minnesota Libraries, the Department of Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota and the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA). […]

Changes Coming to Kanopy Streaming Media in 2020

3 December 2019 - 9:05am
By Rebecca Richardson, Assistant Dean for Collections and Access, Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies. As part of our ongoing effort to provide the highest quality media content for Purdue students and faculty, while endeavoring to be good stewards of university resources, Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies (PULSIS) will soon […]

Purdue GIS Day Conference 2019 Research Poster Competition Winners

25 November 2019 - 1:36pm
Six Purdue University students’ research projects were honored at the 2019 Purdue University GIS Day Conference. The students’ projects were reviewed by a panel of faculty and staff judges during the one-day event, which was held November 8 in Stewart Center. First-, second- and third-place winners received $100, $75, and $50 respectively. The winning students […]

HSSE Featured Database – Academic Search Premier

21 November 2019 - 5:43pm
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 month we’re featuring Academic Search Premier, brought to you by EBSCO Industries, Inc.     Link: https://guides.lib.purdue.edu/db/db142 Access the databases off-campus with your Purdue login and password. Focus: […]

Opportunity for Purdue Faculty to Integrate Data Science into Courses thru IMPACT Data Science Education Project

21 November 2019 - 3:44pm
When the Integrative Data Science Initiative (IDSI) was announced, Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies (PULSIS) Associate Professor Clarence Maybee saw the initiative as an opportunity to create a sustainable and scalable course-development process for integrating data science into undergraduate courses. In Fall 2019, such a process was supported when Maybee’s and his […]

Hicks Study Breaks Schedule 2019

18 November 2019 - 1:20pm
Every semester end, Hicks Study Breaks offer students the opportunity to relax and de-stress during prep and finals weeks. This fall semester, Hicks Study Breaks will start Monday, December 2. All events are free and open to all Purdue students and will be held in the Hicks Undergraduate Library’s main common area. Prep Week 6-8 […]

Purdue University Press Holiday Sale

18 November 2019 - 9:56am
  Purdue University Press is offering a 40% discount on over 20 selected titles as part of our Winter Gift Catalog so you can celebrate your favorite holiday by gifting a book to a friend, loved one, or yourself. The books in the catalog are arranged in six different areas of interest: Take a Walk Down […]

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