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Featured Databases: Frost & Sullivan

8 July 2024 - 7:00am
Parrish Library’s Featured Databases series will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of Purdue Libraries’ subscription resources. This edition will feature Frost & Sullivan, brought to you by a company of the same name. Focus Frost & Sullivan contains market research reports for a wide range of categories like […]

Featured Databases: Scopus

17 June 2024 - 7:00am
Parrish Library’s Featured Databases series will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of Purdue Libraries’ subscription resources. This edition will feature Scopus, brought to you by Elsevier, a subsidiary of RELX PLC. Focus Scopus is one of the largest academic databases in the world and covers over 94 million […]

Featured Databases: Data Axle Reference Solutions

24 May 2024 - 11:30am
Parrish Library’s Featured Databases series will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of Purdue Libraries’ subscription resources. This edition will feature Data Axle Reference Solutions, brought to you by Data Axle, Inc. Focus Data Axle Reference Solutions provides basic directory data including 93 million US businesses, 379 million historical […]

Featured Databases: Mintel

6 May 2024 - 7:00am
Parrish Library’s Featured Databases series will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of Purdue Libraries’ subscription resources. This edition will feature Mintel, brought to you by Mintel Group Ltd. Focus Mintel contains market research reports and consumer data: primarily B2C (business-to-consumer) categories like food and drinks, travel, beauty and […]

Midwest Entrepreneurship Case Competition attracts teams across the Midwest

1 May 2024 - 1:57pm
Assistant Professors Zoeanna Mayhook and Annette Bochenek co-planned the inaugural Midwest Entrepreneurship Case Competition (MECC) in partnership with other Midwest Academic Libraries. With generous sponsorship from SimplyAnalytics, this competition attracted students from five institutions: Indiana University–Bloomington, Michigan State University, Purdue University–West Lafayette, St Louis University, and University of Wisconsin–Whitewater. Five teams, including 20 participants, advanced […]

Featured Databases: Regional Business News

29 April 2024 - 7:00am
Parrish Library’s Featured Databases series will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of Purdue Libraries’ subscription resources. This edition will feature Regional Business News, brought to you by EBSCO Information Services. Focus Regional Business News provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications, incorporating seventy-five business news magazines, […]

Featured Databases: PrivCo

23 April 2024 - 9:20am
Parrish Library’s Featured Databases series will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of Purdue Libraries’ subscription resources. This edition will feature PrivCo, brought to you by PrivCo Media, LLC. Focus PrivCo is a premier source for business and financial data on over 300,000 major, non-publicly traded corporations, including family […]

Featured Databases: ABI/INFORM Collection

15 April 2024 - 7:00am
Parrish Library’s Featured Databases series will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of Purdue Libraries’ subscription resources. This edition will feature ABI/INFORM Collection, brought to you by ProQuest, part of Clarivate. Focus ABI/INFORM Collection is an all-purpose database that includes articles about companies and business trends around the world. […]

Featured Databases: S&P Capital IQ

8 April 2024 - 9:00am
Parrish Library’s Featured Databases series will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of Purdue Libraries’ subscription resources. This edition will feature S&P Capital IQ, brought to you by S&P Global. Focus S&P Capital IQ is considered a top resource for company financial and valuations. It includes information on equities, […]

Featured Databases: Sage Skills: Student Success

1 April 2024 - 11:00am
Parrish Library’s Featured Databases series will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of Purdue Libraries’ subscription resources. This edition will feature Sage Skills: Student Success, brought to you by Sage Publications. Focus Sage Skills: Student Success empowers students to learn the practical academic and personal skills needed to thrive […]

Featured Databases: MRI-Simmons Catalyst

26 March 2024 - 5:05pm
Parrish Library’s Featured Databases series will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of Purdue Libraries’ subscription resources. This edition will feature MRI-Simmons Catalyst, brought to you by MRI-Simmons. Focus MRI-Simmons Catalyst contains demographic, lifestyle, product and brand usage, and advertising media preferences reported by a sample of over 25,000 […]

How to Get Your Book Published: Tips, Tricks, and Best Practices in Publishing

25 March 2024 - 4:17pm
This event is free and open to the campus community. Please register today. First-time authors often describe academic publishing as a “black box.” Join us for an engaging session with Justin Race, director of Purdue University Press that will empower you on your academic publishing journey. This session aims to demystify the academic publishing process and […]

A Celebration of Books

25 March 2024 - 4:07pm
Please join us as we recognize and celebrate Purdue faculty who have published books during this academic year. Publishing is an important form of scholarship and we wish to honor those who have taken on this extraordinary effort. Brief remarks will begin at 4:30 PM. Refreshments will be served. RSVP: Please confirm your attendance by Wednesday, April 10. […]

Featured Database: Morningstar Investing Center

5 March 2024 - 1:09pm
Parrish Library’s Featured Databases will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of Purdue Libraries’ subscription resources. This edition will feature Morningstar Investing Center, brought to you by Morningstar, Inc. Focus Morningstar Investing Center contains information on 20,000 stocks and mutual funds, allows screening using a variety of criteria, and […]

Fulbright Scholar Bethany McGowan researches the influence of policy and legislation on information-seeking behavior

4 March 2024 - 5:36am
Associate Professor Bethany McGowan was awarded a prestigious 2023–24 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award that enabled her collaboration with researchers, practitioners, and policymakers in Finland. During her Fulbright experience, she conducted an in-depth examination of how regulatory and ethical principles can be leveraged to mitigate the spread of dis/misinformation. As part of her Fulbright journey, McGowan […]

Navigating the Intellectual Property Universe: Insights from the USPTO, NASA, NAVSEA, ISBDC, and Purdue

6 February 2024 - 4:30pm
Libraries and School of Information Studies recently hosted experts from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), NASA, NAVSEA, the Indiana Small Business Development Center (ISBDC), and Purdue, who offered a unique opportunity for Boilermakers to gain a comprehensive understanding of intellectual property, trademark intricacies, and the pivotal role of tech transfer in today’s […]

Celebrating the Legacy of Dr. Cornell A. Bell: A Timeless Tribute

1 February 2024 - 11:14am
Purdue University recently held a poignant event to honor and dedicate an exhibit commemorating the remarkable legacy of Dr. Cornell A. Bell, former director of the Business Opportunity Program (BOP). The dedication ceremony was hosted by Dr. Beth McNeil, dean of Libraries and School of Information Studies, Darren Henry, managing director of BOP, and Roland […]

Navigating the AI Landscape: A Comprehensive Guide

30 January 2024 - 11:49am
In the ever-evolving landscape of technology, artificial intelligence (AI) has emerged as a transformative force across various fields. Whether you are a student, researcher, or educator, staying abreast of AI developments is crucial. Luckily, Dr. Jing Lu, clinical assistant professor of library science, has curated an extensive collection of AI resources, providing a valuable hub […]

Empowering Research: A Trio of Open Science Workshops to Ignite Innovation

26 January 2024 - 8:36am
Embark on a journey of knowledge and innovation as we present a trilogy of Open Science workshops designed to empower researchers and foster collaboration. Join us for three engaging sessions led by experts in the field, each offering unique insights and practical tools to enhance your research endeavors. Mark your calendars for these upcoming sessions […]

American Fiction, 1774-192 – HSSE Featured Database

25 January 2024 - 4:11pm
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 American Fiction, 1774-1920 by Gale. Link: https://guides.lib.purdue.edu/db/amfic Access the databases off-campus with your Purdue login and password. Focus: This database contains more than 17,800 titles […]

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