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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.

New Purdue Libraries Resource: Independent Voices

14 January 2016 - 4:07pm
      NEW PURDUE LIBRARIES RESOURCE: Independent Voices URL: http://purl.lib.purdue.edu/db/indvoices DESCRIPTION: Independent Voices chronicles the transformative decades of the 60s, 70s and 80s through the lens of an independent alternative press. Independent Voices provides easy access to the powerful voices of feminists, dissident GIs, campus radicals, Native Americans, anti-war activists, Black Power advocates, Latinos, […]

Purdue Libraries to be Closed in Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – Jan. 18, 2016

13 January 2016 - 11:16am
All Purdue University Libraries divisions will be closed on Monday, January 18, 2016, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  Hicks Card Swipe Access will also be unavailable due to a scheduled power outage during this time frame. Hicks will close Sunday at midnight and re-open Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 7:00 a.m., with […]

2016 Purdue University Commemoration, Libraries Displays in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

13 January 2016 - 11:04am
In recognition of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, Purdue University has assembled a variety of programs to cause reflection on the life and urgency of Dr. King. The 2016 theme is “The Fierce Urgency of Now.” The offerings include lectures, service, learning opportunities, discussions, and film screenings throughout January.   Purdue University Libraries has […]

Libraries Seminar Series Presentation by Rikk Mulligan – Jan. 21, 2016

6 January 2016 - 1:55pm
PROMISES AND PITFALLS: ARL INSTITUTIONAL DIGITAL SCHOLARSHIP AND COLLABORATION Presented by Rikk Mulligan BIO: Rikk Mulligan is a Public Fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies and program officer for scholarly publishing at the Association of Research Libraries. His work for ARL includes tracking developments in digital publishing, with specific attention to innovations in […]

Purdue Libraries to be Closed in Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – Jan. 18, 2016

5 January 2016 - 10:07am
All Purdue University Libraries divisions will be closed on Monday, January 18, 2016, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, January 19, 2016.  For a complete and updated listing of Purdue Libraries hours, go to: https://www.lib.purdue.edu/hoursList    

Alma System Migration Taking Place Dec. 31, 2015 Through Jan. 4, 2015

18 December 2015 - 12:49pm
System updates will be taking place on Dec. 31, 2015 through Jan. 4, 2016.  During the updates, the ability to place holds and renew items will be unavailable.  This will not affect searching of online resources or access to electronic collections.

Notice of Database Cancellation: Books in Print (Access to Cease March 31, 2016)

11 December 2015 - 1:30pm
As part of the Libraries annual review of databases, Books in Print has been recommended for cancellation by the subject specialist librarians. Access will cease March 31st, 2016. Please contact Anna Seiffert, Electronic Resources Manager, with comments.

Parrish Library Database of the Week: Hospitality and Tourism Complete, from EBSCOhost

4 December 2015 - 12:23pm
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 Hospitality & Tourism Complete, from EBSCOhost. Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/businessdatabases is the alphabetical list of the databases specially […]

Parrish Library Database of the Week: Associations Unlimited

20 November 2015 - 11:49am
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 Associations Unlimited brought to you by Gale Cengage. Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/businessdatabases is the alphabetical list of the […]

Parrish Library Database of the Week: OneSource by Infogroup

13 November 2015 - 11:44am
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. Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/businessdatabases is the alphabetical list of the databases specially […]

Parrish Library Database of the Week: Business Source Premier from EBSCO

6 November 2015 - 3:01pm
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 Business Source Premier from EBSCO. Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/businessdatabases is the alphabetical list of the databases specially selected […]

Deputy director of Johnson Space Center to speak at Purdue

5 November 2015 - 9:45am
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Mark Geyer, deputy director of Johnson Space Center, on Tuesday (Nov. 10) will visit Purdue University to speak about space. Geyer’s talk, titled “Orion and NASA Deep Space Exploration,” is part of Purdue Libraries‘ Distinguished Lecture Series. His talk, which is free and open to the public, is scheduled for 6 […]

Purdue University Hosts 8th Annual GIS College Day Events – Nov. 12 and 13

3 November 2015 - 10:56am
Purdue University will host its 8th annual GIS Day College event on Thursday, Nov. 12 and Friday, Nov. 13. GIS Day is a global celebration of geospatial research and geographic information systems (GIS) technology. Purdue University Libraries is working with the GIS Day planning committee, which includes faculty and staff from a variety of divisions […]

Parrish Library Database of the week: GREENR by CENGAGE Learning

23 October 2015 - 12:03pm
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 GREENR brought to you by CENGAGE Learning. Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/businessdatabases is the alphabetical list of the databases […]

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