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De-Stress During Prep and Finals Weeks with Hicks Study Breaks

18 April 2019 - 1:31pm
Take time out to relax and de-stress during prep and finals weeks this spring. Beginning Monday, April 22, Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies will host Hicks Study Breaks to help students take a break from studying in the Hicks Undergraduate Library. A full list of the events, with times and dates, is […]

Interdisciplinary Learning Community Faculty Team Recognized with Academic Connection Award from University Residences

12 April 2019 - 1:30pm
Faculty in the Purdue School of Engineering Education, Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies, and the Purdue Department of English engaged 53 engineering students in the Engineering in the World of Data Learning Community in compelling outside-of-the-classroom activities to enhance student learning. University Residences at Purdue University recently recognized outstanding faculty, staff, and […]

Featured Database: Factiva

9 April 2019 - 2:00am
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 Factiva, brought to you by Dow Jones & Company. 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. Access […]

Symposium on Electronic Dissertations and Theses Set for May 23 at Purdue

29 March 2019 - 9:48am
On May 23, the Purdue University Graduate School and Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies are hosting an invitation-only symposium on the topic of non-traditional theses and dissertations. (A limited number of invitations are available. Visit www.lib.purdue.edu/etdgiantleaps to request an invitation.) As universities and colleges have moved from print to digital, electronic theses and […]

Purdue Appoints New Dean for Libraries and School of Information Studies

28 March 2019 - 9:07am
Courtesy of Purdue News Service A former associate dean and professor at Purdue University will be returning to campus after being selected the new dean of Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies. Beth McNeil, dean of library services and professor at Iowa State University, will join Purdue on July 1. “Beth’s knowledge of […]

Howard Recognized with Exceptional Early Career Award for Teaching by Purdue University

21 March 2019 - 10:55am
Courtesy of Purdue Today Purdue University recognized Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies Assistant Professor Heather Howard’s contributions to student learning by honoring her with the Exceptional Early Career Award Tuesday, March 19. Howard was surprised with the news while she was teaching a class in the Wilmeth Active Learning Center. The Exceptional […]

Visiting Fulbright Scholar to Deliver Talk on Immigrants’ Information Literacy Experiences

20 March 2019 - 3:15pm
Visiting Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence at the University of the Pacific Elham (Ellie) Sayyad Abdi will present “Immigrants: An Information Literacy Framework” at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 23 in Stewart Center, room 320, during her visit to Purdue University. The talk is open free to the public and is sponsored by the Purdue Libraries and School of […]

A Closer Look at Neil Armstrong’s Giant Leaps through New Apollo Exhibition

18 March 2019 - 2:00pm
  Courtesy of Purdue News Service The public will have a chance to get a closer glimpse into Purdue alumnus Neil Armstrong’s life through an exhibition presented by Purdue Archives and Special Collections. “Apollo in the Archives: Selections from the Neil A. Armstrong Papers” opens March 18 and runs through Aug. 16. The exhibition commemorates […]

Inspiring Achievement: Stonebraker Aims to Help Students Realize Dreams

15 March 2019 - 2:20pm
The Marshall and Susan Larsen Leaders Academy in the Krannert School of Management provides an ideal place for Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies Associate Professor Ilana Stonebraker to teach Purdue students. The Academy, according to its website, “provides high-achieving students with enhanced academic opportunities and learning experiences to help them become top […]

Why I Love Purdue Libraries Video Contest Deadline April 15

6 March 2019 - 11:24am
  There are more than 150 ways to love Purdue University Libraries, and, to help celebrate Purdue University’s Sesquicentennial, we’re asking you to share your stories about some of the ways via the “Why I Love Purdue Libraries” annual video contest! Supported by the Purdue Federal Credit Union, the contest is open to all students […]

Bioinformatics for Boilermakers

5 March 2019 - 1:30pm
Purdue Libraries Assistant Professor Pete Pascuzzi helps researchers dig deeper into their research data. A biochemistry and bioinformatics expert, Pascuzzi is making an impact in Purdue University’s contributions to biological and biochemical research by teaching faculty and students how to use web-based and open-source tools—tools they can use to better analyze and understand their data. […]

Featured Database: GoinGlobal

5 March 2019 - 1:00am
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 GoinGlobal, founded by Mary Anne Thompson. 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. Access the databases off-campus […]

What IF Psychedelics Could Heal? Join Purdue Libraries, Archives March 20 for Free, Public Lecture

26 February 2019 - 2:56pm
For decades, psychedelic drugs have been associated with “turning on, tuning in, dropping out” and the countercultural baggage of the 1960s. But what if they hold the key to treating a series of health afflictions? Are they safe? Are they effective? Six-time New York Times best-selling author Michael Pollan will explore these ideas March 20 […]

Purdue Faculty Publish Paper on IMPACT Course Redesign Program thru National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment

21 February 2019 - 2:54pm
This week, several members of Purdue University faculty and staff published, “Creating Student-Centered Learning Environments and Changing Teaching Culture: Purdue University’s IMPACT Program” through the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA). The invited paper describes Purdue’s IMPACT (Instruction Matters: Purdue Academic Course Transformation) course design program, which was recognized last year by The Chronicle […]

Critical Data Studies Collective at Purdue Addresses Ethical, Political Aspects of Big Data

15 February 2019 - 9:35am
“Critical Data Studies is an emerging interdisciplinary field that addresses the ethical, legal, sociocultural, epistemological, and political aspects of data science, big data, and digital infrastructure.” There is a great deal of talk about data-driven research and “Big Data” at Purdue and, in general, in the business and education sectors across the U.S. For example, […]

Communicating the Stakes of Climate Change

8 February 2019 - 12:57pm
In late 2017, at a conference in Bonn, Germany, Jason Reed and a few of his Purdue University colleagues convinced government officials to play a game. If you are wondering why on Earth people from Purdue would do such a thing, Earth is exactly why they did. Here’s some context… The conference was the Bonn […]

Women in Data Science Set for March 4 at Purdue’s Discovery Park; Registration Open

8 February 2019 - 11:38am
The second annual Women in Data Science (WiDS) at Purdue University is set for Monday, March 4 in the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship in Discovery Park. Started at Stanford in 2015, the WiDS initiative aims to inspire and educate data scientists worldwide, regardless of gender, and support women in the field. The annual […]