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Dean accepts national collegiate honor on behalf of Purdue Libraries

23 April 2015 - 5:24pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue Libraries Dean James L. Mullins on Thursday (April 23) accepted the 2015 Association of College and Research Libraries Excellence in University Libraries Award. Mullins accepted the honor on behalf of Purdue Libraries during the annual Libraries staff awards program in Purdue Memorial Union’s South Ballroom. Purdue Provost Debasish Dutta, Libraries […]

Purdue Libraries Database of the Week: MyWorld Abroad, from Intercultural Systems

13 April 2015 - 12:30pm
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 […]

Participants of user evaluations of e-books wanted

10 April 2015 - 11:40am
Introduction: Purdue University Libraries is conducting a user evaluation of e-books available via the library website ( In the evaluation participants will be asked to complete a set of information retrieval tasks with e-book readers via the library website and provide feedback. Participation of this user evaluation is voluntary. The evaluation is expected to take […]

Purdue Libraries ASC Hosts Upcoming Indiana Archivists Meeting, Workshop

7 April 2015 - 1:22pm
2015 Annual Meeting of Society of Indiana Archivists When: Saturday, April 11, 2015 at Where: John W. Hicks Undergraduate Library, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana Society of Indiana Archivist Preconference Workshop “What Copyright Lawyers Want Archivists to Know about Copyright” presented by Donna L. Ferullo, J.D., Director of the Purdue University Copyright Office and Associate Professor of Library […]

Purdue Libraries Offers Data Stories Seminar, Workshop led by Dr. Stacy Recbich Hespanha, University of California, Santa Barbara

7 April 2015 - 12:47pm
Dr. Stacy Rebich Hespanha will present her research on Data Stories, how they highlightthe need for adopting new practices in organizing, managing, and preserving data and serve in an educational context for information literacy. Join Purdue Libraries Seminar Committee in learning more about how data stories can be used for effective data management techniques and […]