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Outage notice: Google Scholar

17 March 2016 - 4:38pm
Purdue Libraries links from Google Scholar are currently unavailable. We are actively working on resolving the issue. At this time, we have an estimated resolution date of 3/23/16. In the meantime we suggest using Libraries Search.

AccessEngineering Database Access to Cease on April 30, 2016

15 March 2016 - 4:14pm
As part of the Libraries annual review of databases, AccessEngineering has been recommended for cancellation by the subject specialist librarians. Access will cease April 30, 2016. Please contact Anna Seiffert, Electronic Resources Manager, with comments.

Hicks Card Swipe Access Unavailable beginning Friday, March 18 at 5 p.m.

15 March 2016 - 4:09pm
Due to a scheduled outage, there will be no PUID Card Swipe Access to Hicks Undergraduate Library from 5:00 p.m. Friday March 18 through 1:00 p.m. Sunday March 20.   Normal hours resume at 1:00 pm Sunday, March 20. The Libraries hours website has been updated to reflect this change.

Dr. George Kuh to present ‘Making Learning Relevant: Creating Meaningful Student Engagement’ – April 6, 2016

10 March 2016 - 3:04pm
                            Event Description: Renowned educator, Dr. George Kuh, will be at Purdue (West Lafayette) on April 6th to give a presentation and facilitate a faculty-led round table discussion. The event, Making Learning Relevant: Creating Meaningful Student Engagement, will explore issues surrounding forging […]

Purdue Libraries Faculty Member Recognized as Collaborator on Award-winning Project

10 March 2016 - 2:34pm
The Veterinary Medicine Section of the Medical Library Association will receive the MLA Section Project of the Year award at the 2016 annual meeting May 15-18 for Promoting and Advocating for the Profession: Creating a Multi-Faceted Illustrated History of the Veterinary Medical Libraries Section (VMLS) and Its Impact. Gretchen Stephens, associate professor and veterinary medicine […]

Purdue University Libraries Resource Spotlight: Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection (Henry Stewart talks)

8 March 2016 - 11:33am
Purdue University Libraries Resource Spotlight: Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection                       (Henry Stewart talks) Title: Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection (Henry Stewart talks) PURL: http://purl.lib.purdue.edu/db/hstalks … Covering the fundamentals and the latest research and development, the Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection is a brilliant resource […]

Purdue University Libraries Resource Spotlight: AccessUN

8 March 2016 - 11:20am
                Purdue University Libraries Resource Spotlight: AccessUN Title: AccessUN PURL: http://purl.lib.purdue.edu/db/accessun  … Access UN benefits researchers concerned with  international economic, social, cultural and humanitarian  issues. The Readex United Nations Index provides access to current and retrospective United Nations documents and publications. Peace and security, world hunger, human rights, […]

Purdue Research Team Investigates Disaster Recovery

4 March 2016 - 10:40am
One of the research teams for the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant and the 21st Century Grand Challenges project has just released their initial findings that coincides with the 4-year anniversary of the Southern Indiana tornadoes (March 2-3). Their ongoing research focuses on these communities and how they handled the after-effects of the tornado devastation. […]

Purdue Libraries Seeking User Test Participants for Spring 2016

2 March 2016 - 10:17am
Purdue University Libraries is conducting user tests of new designs of the library website and search interface. In the test participants will be asked to complete a set of tasks on the library website and provide feedback. Participation of this user test is voluntary. The user test is expected to take up to 1 hour […]

Parrish Library Database of the Week: Mediamark Reporter

26 February 2016 - 11:28am
Welcome to Database of the Week, a feature from the Parrish Library. Each of these weekly snapshots will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This week’s database is Mediamark Reporter brought to you by GfK Mediamark Research & Intelligence, LLC. Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/businessdatabases is the […]

James L. Mullins wins 2016 Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial Award

23 February 2016 - 4:59pm
James L. Mullins, dean of libraries and Esther Ellis Norton professor at Purdue University, has been named the 2016 winner of the Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial Award. Mullins will receive a cash award and citation during the ALA Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida. Named in honor of one of the pioneers of library automation, the […]

Purdue Libraries G.R.I.P. (Graduate.Research.Information.Portal) Resources and Workshops

10 February 2016 - 5:13pm
Get A G.R.I.P. (Graduate.Research.Information.Portal): An information portal for graduate students about the services and resources available at Purdue University Libraries. GRIP and Research Data Services has partnered with the Graduate School to offer data services related sessions for graduate students.  These are denoted below by “GSDS” before the session title.  For more information on G.R.I.P. go […]

Access to JobNow will cease on March 14, 2016

5 February 2016 - 2:20pm
As part of the Libraries annual review of databases, JobNow has been recommended for cancellation by the subject specialist librarians. Access will cease March 14, 2016. Please contact Anna Seiffert, Electronic Resources Manager, with comments.

Parrish Library Database of the Week – OneSource

5 February 2016 - 11:32am
Welcome to Database of the Week, a feature from the Parrish Library. Each of these weekly snapshots will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This week’s database is OneSource brought to you by Infogroup. Our subscription to OneSource has recently changed to include access […]

Purdue Libraries Digital Resource Spotlight: Ambrose Digital

4 February 2016 - 3:42pm
Title: Ambrose Digital PURL: http://purl.lib.purdue.edu/db/ambrosedigital A continually growing collection of 575 videos, all closed captioned, and spanning many subject areas (particularly arts, humanities, and sciences).  Watch all 37 BBC Shakespeare plays!

Purdue Libraries Digital Resource Spotlight: Romanticism: Life, Literature and Landscape

4 February 2016 - 3:19pm
Title: Romanticism: Life, Literature and Landscape PURL: http://purl.lib.purdue.edu/db/rom Take a moment to browse the rich collection of fine art pieces which include works by such eminent artists as J.M.W. Turner, John Constable and Benjamin Robert Haydon. This evocative collection vividly brings to life the landscape that inspired literary creativity and poetic genius.    

Parrish Library Database of the Week: Web of Science

28 January 2016 - 12:00pm
Welcome to Database of the Week, a feature from the Parrish Library. Each of these weekly snapshots will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This week’s database is Web of Science brought to you by Thomson Reuters. Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/businessdatabases is the alphabetical list of […]

Former Purdue dean of women honored

22 January 2016 - 2:59pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A former Purdue dean of women has been recognized for her many contributions to U.S. history by the National Women’s History Project as one of 16 national honorees for 2016. The NWHP theme for the honorees is, “Working to Form a More Perfect Union: Honoring Women in Public Service and Government.” […]

Parrish Library Database of the Week – IBISWorld

22 January 2016 - 11:05am
Welcome to Database of the Week, a feature from the Parrish Library. Each of these weekly snapshots will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This week’s database is IBISWorld, from IBISWorld Inc. Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/businessdatabases is the alphabetical list of the databases specially selected for […]

New Purdue Libraries Resource: JSTOR Global Plants

14 January 2016 - 4:16pm
        NEW PURDUE LIBRARIES RESOURCE: JSTOR Global Plants URL: http://purl.lib.purdue.edu/db/jstorplants DESCRIPTION: Global Plants is the world’s largest database of digitized plant specimens and a locus for international scientific research and collaboration.

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