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Stonebraker Elected to Leadership Position in American Library Assn. Division

27 April 2018 - 10:46am
Purdue Libraries Assistant Professor Ilana Stonebraker was elected vice chair/chair elect of the Business Reference and Services Section (BRASS) of the American Library Association RUSA (Reference and User Services) Division in mid-April. Stonebraker, who works in the Roland G. Parrish Library of Management and Economics and teaches courses in the Purdue Krannert School of Management, […]

From the Archives: At the Beginning

22 April 2018 - 3:30pm
For our final From the Archives photo this semester, we look way, way back to the oldest photo of campus.  Where is this?  Can you identify any of the buildings?  When would this have been taken? Share your ideas in the comments and check back on Friday to learn the details about this photo.

Hicks Library Study Break Events Kick Off April 23; Stress-Relief with Therapy Pets & More for Prep, Finals Weeks

18 April 2018 - 5:15pm
Beginning Monday, April 23, Purdue Libraries will once again host Hicks Study Break events during prep and finals weeks. Purdue University students are encouraged take a break from the stress of final examination preparation and come to Hicks Undergraduate Library and hang out with some therapy pets or attend a Mobile Making activity courtesy of […]

Libraries Professor to Present April 18 Talk Covering Archaeologically Confirmed People in Hebrew Bible at Purdue

16 April 2018 - 4:53pm
Purdue University Libraries Associate Professor Lawrence “Larry” Mykytiuk will present “Is the Bible a Work of Fiction? The Historical Reality of Characters in the Bible” from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, in Stewart Center, room 313, as part of the Purdue University Jewish Studies Noon Lecture and Discussion Series. The talk is free and open […]

Database of the Month: MarketResearch.com Academic

11 April 2018 - 10:00am
Welcome to Database of the Month, a feature from the Parrish Library. Each of these monthly snapshots will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This month’s database is MarketResearch.com Academic brought to you MarketResearch.com. Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/businessdatabases is the alphabetical list of the databases specially […]

Purdue Libraries Extending Hours for Prep and Finals Weeks

10 April 2018 - 5:31pm
Purdue Libraries will extend hours to help students prepare for final exams. The John W. Hicks Undergraduate Library will remain open 24 hours a day from 1 p.m. Sunday, April 22 through 5 p.m. Saturday, May 5. The Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library will be open the following times during prep and finals […]

Johns Hopkins Libraries Dean to Present “Research Infrastructure for Open Scholarship” April 26 in Stewart Center

6 April 2018 - 10:02am
Learn about how faculty and staff at Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries are building research infrastructure to support open scholarship for a range of disciplines—spanning the sciences to the humanities—at the Purdue University Libraries’ upcoming guest talk by Sayeed Choudhury. The Associate Dean for Research Data Management and Hodson Director of the Digital Research and […]

Viz for Biz! Set for April 3 in WALC; Resources in Libraries’ D-VELoP Part of Engineering Week

28 March 2018 - 10:54am
As part of the commemoration of the Purdue Engineering Presidents’ Council (PEPC) National Engineers’ Week 2018 at Purdue University, Purdue Libraries faculty and staff will host Purdue D-VELoP: Viz for Biz!, a maker-space event in the Wilmeth Active Learning Center. Set from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, the event will provide Boilermakers with the […]

From the Archives: Play Ball!

25 March 2018 - 3:30pm
Spring is here, which means warmer weather and baseball season!  Baseball has always been a popular activity at Purdue.  Can you identify the location of this baseball game?  When was it?  How many landmarks can you identify in the background?  Share your theories in the comments and check back on Friday for the full story! […]

From the Archives: Paperwork

11 March 2018 - 3:30pm
In this image, many people have gathered to complete an important task that is a regular part of every student’s college experience.  What are they doing?  How was it organized?  Where is this? Share your ideas in the comments and check back on Friday for the full story!

“IMPACT Learning: Librarians at the Forefront of Change” Book by Purdue Libraries Prof. Maybee Now Available

7 March 2018 - 4:41pm
Purdue University Libraries Information Literacy Specialist and Associate Professor Dr. Clarence Maybee’s new book, “IMPACT Learning: Librarians at the Forefront of Change in Higher Education,” presents the ways in which academic librarians are making a difference in student learning and success, using Purdue University’s IMPACT (Instruction Matters: Purdue Academic Course Transformation) program as an example. […]

Database of the Month: Ad$pender

7 March 2018 - 10:00am
Welcome to Database of the Month, a feature from the Parrish Library. Each of these monthly snapshots will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This month’s database is Ad$pender brought to you by Kantar Media. Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/businessdatabases is the alphabetical list of the databases […]

Purdue University Research Repository Gets Makeover

6 March 2018 - 9:57am
The Purdue University Research Repository, a research data-management resource for Purdue faculty, staff, and students, has been updated recently to better serve the University community. PURR provides an online, collaborative workspace for Purdue researchers with tools for learning about data-management best practices, privately sharing research files, and publishing completed data sets. Its goal is to […]

Mobile Making Workshops in March: 3D-Printed Jewelry and Keychains

2 March 2018 - 2:11pm
  Faculty and staff in the Library of Engineering & Science & D-VELoP (Data-Visualization Experience Lab of Purdue) are hosting two more of the popular Mobile Making workshops in the Wilmeth Active Learning Center (WALC) in March. This month, each workshop will feature 3D-printed jewelry- and keychain-making activities. D-VELoP workshops, which are free and open […]

From the Archives: An Active Classroom

25 February 2018 - 2:30pm
Purdue students have always enjoyed hands-on activities as part of their coursework, gaining real world experience as they prepare for their future careers.  What course of study are these students following?  What are they doing?  Where are they?  Share your ideas in the comments and check back on Friday for the reveal!

Purdue’s Black Cultural Center Library: Collections Dedicated to African-American Culture and Experiences

22 February 2018 - 5:44pm
  Throughout history, libraries have often provided a way for historically disenfranchised individuals and groups to gain access to knowledge and information. “So the library helps you to see, not only that you are not alone, but that you’re not really any different from everyone else,” noted the poet and author Maya Angelou in the […]

6 Ways to Show Your Data Some Love: Love Data Week ’18

14 February 2018 - 1:22pm
Show your data some love during this week, “Love Data Week” (or LDW) and all year long using the six tips listed in the graphic below. According to the LDW website, the event is designed “to raise awareness and build a community to engage on topics related to research data management, sharing, preservation, reuse, and […]

From the Archives: A Campus House

11 February 2018 - 2:30pm
Many buildings have housed Purdue’s departments and organizations.  Those that are gone often played an important role in the foundation and growth of programs that still exist on campus today.  Do you know what organization was based in this structure?  How long was this building its home?  Where was it located?  Share your ideas in […]

Database of the Month: SimplyAnalytics

7 February 2018 - 9:00am
Welcome to Database of the Month, a feature from the Parrish Library. Each of these monthly snapshots will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This month’s database is SimplyAnalytics brought to you by SimplyAnalytics, Inc. Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/businessdatabases is the alphabetical list of the databases […]

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