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This Week’s Featured Database: SimplyMap from Geographic Research, Inc.

17 November 2014 - 10:10am
Welcome to Database of the Week.  This feature from the Roland G. Parrish Library of Management & Economics is intended to give you a brief introduction to a database that you may not know, with only basic information to get you started.  Hopefully, you will be tempted to explore this or other databases. This Week’s […]

This Week’s Featured Database: Hospitality & Tourism Complete, from EBSCOhost

10 November 2014 - 9:09am
Welcome to Database of the Week.  This feature from the Roland G. Parrish Library of Management & Economics is intended to give you a brief introduction to a database that you may not know, with only basic information to get you started.  Hopefully, you will be tempted to explore this or other databases. This Week’s […]

New Class: Introduction to Data Management, AGRY 598-049

7 November 2014 - 12:07pm
New Class: Introduction to Data Management, AGRY 598-049 Course Registration Info: “Intro To Data Management” – 17290 – AGRY 59800 – 049,  2 CR Time: Monday, 2:30 to 4:30 PM Prerequisites: Enrolled in graduate school and active in research Instructors: Marianne Stowell Bracke, Associate Professor, Agricultural Sciences Information Specialist Ronald Turco, Professor, Agronomy Class Overview: […]

Parrish Library Database of the Week: Factiva, from Dow Jones

31 October 2014 - 1:49pm
Welcome to Database of the Week.  This feature from the Roland G. Parrish Library of Management & Economics is intended to give you a brief introduction to a database that you may not know, with only basic information to get you started.  Hopefully, you will be tempted to explore this or other databases. This Week’s […]

Did You Know?: GIS Services at Purdue

31 October 2014 - 12:03pm
Purdue students and faculty in all disciplines can benefit from using geographic information systems, or GIS, to visualize and interpret data, and Purdue University Libraries offers vast resources to help them harness this power. GIS services at Purdue include a wide array of support, from learning the basics about GIS to outlining and creating complex […]

2014 GIS Day at Purdue – Updated

27 October 2014 - 1:50pm

2014 GIS Day at Purdue University

27 October 2014 - 12:00pm
Purdue University will host its 7th GIS Day Celebration on November 6th and 7th. GIS Day is a global celebration of geospatial research and GIS. Purdue Libraries is working with the GIS Day planning committee, which includes members from different departments, to organize this campus-wide event. GIS Day is a great opportunity to bring together […]

Parrish Library Database of the Week: ABI/INFORM Global, from ProQuest.

24 October 2014 - 1:19pm
Welcome to Database of the Week.  This feature from the Roland G. Parrish Library of Management & Economics is intended to give you a brief introduction to a database that you may not know, with only basic information to get you started.  Hopefully, you will be tempted to explore this or other databases. This Week’s […]

Expanding Open Data at Purdue: PURR Celebrates Open Access Dataset Milestones

23 October 2014 - 12:21pm
The Purdue University Research Repository (PURR) achieved significant milestones last month, celebrating over 100 open access dataset publications and 100 grants awards to Purdue researchers who have used PURR. In total, PURR has been included in the data management plans of over 1,000 grant proposals from principal investigators at Purdue. PURR is a virtual collaboration […]

First Annual Parrish Library Case Competition: Final Advancing Teams

23 October 2014 - 9:30am
Thank you to all teams competing in the First Annual Parrish Library Case Competition. We had eight teams compete this year and all groups showed exemplary case analysis, problem solving, and information literacy. Three teams advance to the next round, which is held Friday, 6pm Krannert Auditorium, to complete for first, second and third place. […]

Tracking the Global Impact of Purdue Scholarship and Research: The Purdue e-Pubs Readership Activity Map

21 October 2014 - 10:39am
                                  With making published scholarship and research open access, how can one see the impact it makes beyond numbers and figures? This also asks the bigger question – Does making my scholarship and research open access actually make a […]

Advancing Purdue Scholarship and Expanding Open Access: Purdue e-Pubs Surpasses 8.0 Million Downloads

21 October 2014 - 10:26am
This week marks the 8th annual Open Access Week. Open Access week is a week-long global opportunity for the academic community to learn about the benefits of open access. Open access is the free immediate online access to the results of scholarly research and analysis. With so many groundbreaking discoveries and research findings occurring at […]

Data management plan workshop offered Oct. 6

1 October 2014 - 2:45pm
Will you be ready to provide access to research data when your funding agency, journal editor, collaborators or other researchers ask for it?  The Libraries, in collaboration with Office of the Vice President for Research and ITaP, are hosting a new Data Management Plan workshop on Oct. 6, 12:30-1:30 in STEW 314.  The workshop is […]

Purdue Libraries and Partners Develop Roadmap for DCPT2.0

30 September 2014 - 12:59pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, IN — Purdue University Libraries and the Distributed Data Curation Center (D2C2) have been awarded an Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) National Leadership Grant (LG-55-14-0098-14) to develop a roadmap for the next generation of the Data Curation Profiles Toolkit (DCPT). Along with co-PI’s Jake Carlson at University of Michigan and Suzie […]

Purdue Libraries Database of the Week – Career Wiki

26 September 2014 - 10:58am
Welcome to Database of the Week.  This feature from the Roland G. Parrish Library of Management & Economics is intended to give you a brief introduction to a database that you may not know, with only basic information to get you started.  Hopefully, you will be tempted to explore this or other databases. This Week’s […]

Purdue Libraries announces the 2014-15 Library Scholars Grant Program

26 September 2014 - 9:52am
The Purdue University Libraries will continue the Library Scholars Grant Program this year with a focus on supporting access to unique collections of information around the country and the world. Awards of up to $5,000will be made for this purpose to untenured tenure-track members of the Purdue faculty, and to associate professors tenured effective July […]

AccessScience database no longer available effective Nov. 6, 2014

24 September 2014 - 4:28pm
As part of the Libraries annual review of databases, AccessScience has been recommended for cancellation by the subject specialist librarians. Access will cease November 6th, 2014. Please contact Rebecca Richardson, Electronic Resources Librarian, with comments.

Purdue Libraries Announces First Annual Parrish Library Case Competition

24 September 2014 - 3:13pm
In order to bring attention to exemplary information literate student inside and outside of Krannert, the Parrish Library is excited to host a fall case competition. Students compete presenting solutions using business information. This case competition is open to all undergraduate students regardless of major. Teams should be 4-5 students. At least one student should […]

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