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Purdue Libraries Database of the Week: Privco

12 September 2014 - 2:53pm
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 Seeks Digital Library Software Developer

8 September 2014 - 3:38pm
Purdue University Libraries seeks a Digital Library Software Developer to join our team at the Distributed Data Curation Center (D2C2) to further the development of our cutting-edge research data repository service, PURR. The Purdue University Research Repository (http://purr.purdue.edu) is a platform based on HUBzero that enables campus researchers to write and implement effective data management […]

Hicks Undergraduate Library Hosts ‘Dust Bowl’ Historical Exhibit through Oct. 10

5 September 2014 - 10:45am
The Hicks Undergraduate Library is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a new exhibition this fall from the American Library Association titled, “Dust, Drought, and Dreams Gone Dry.” Through October 10th, the exhibition and related programs will be available for all library visitors to learn about the Dust Bowl, one of the worst […]

Purdue Libraries Database of the Week: CrowdAsk

5 September 2014 - 9:59am
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.  This week, though, instead of a database, we want to introduce you to a crowd sharing service that could be used […]

Bepress Announces New Undergraduate Research Commons

4 September 2014 - 11:18am
Bepress announced today their new Undergraduate Research Commons (http://undergraduatecommons.com/). The commons provides a central point of access to undergraduate scholarship and research from undergraduate students of institutions on the Digital Commons institutional repository and publishing platform. The commons provides free online access to many different types of materials including peer-reviewed journal articles, capstone and honors […]

Purdue Libraries Database of the Week – MorningStar Investment Research Center from MorningStar

29 August 2014 - 1:04pm
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 Quiz – ‘What Kind of Boilermaker Are You?’

29 August 2014 - 12:58pm
Purdue University Libraries asks, “What kind of Boilermaker are you?” Take our quiz featured from this semester’s Libraries BGR presentations and find out! https://www.qzzr.co/quiz/what-type-of-boilermaker-are-you/

Purdue Libraries Faculty, Resources Offered at Thesis Formatting Workshops

28 August 2014 - 1:11pm
Several Purdue Libraries faculty will be assisting with an upcoming Thesis Formatting and Deposit Workshop. There are six different sessions offered beginning on Sept. 9. Learn about copyright, publication and thesis deposit through Purdue e-Pubs. This is an especially useful workshop for Master’s and Ph.D. candidates. Interested attendees should register here:https://ias.itap.purdue.edu/rgs/wgb_workshop.disp_online_workshop  

Students now have alternative to textbooks (from Purdue Exponent)

26 August 2014 - 10:42am
Posted: Friday, August 22, 2014 10:00 am | Updated: 11:52 am, Fri Aug 22, 2014 From Purdue Exponent By ALLIE HASTINGS Staff Reporter Students looking to avoid the hassle of heavy backpacks this fall have an alternative to the traditional print textbooks: eBooks. Electronic versions of textbooks are not only becoming popular among students, but within Purdue’s libraries […]

MarketLine Advantage Database Update

18 August 2014 - 4:46pm
The MarketLine Advantage database subscription was not renewed. Access to the resource ends Sunday, August 17th. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Rebecca Richardson, Electronic Resources Librarian, rarichar@purdue.edu.

Purdue Libraries Seeking Participants for User Testing

31 July 2014 - 11:30am
Description: Purdue University Libraries is conducting user evaluation for the library website (www.lib.purdue.edu). In the evaluation participants will be asked to complete a set of testing tasks with the website and provide feedback. The evaluation is expected to take up to 1 hour of time. Participants will receive $10 if they complete the evaluation. Requirements: […]

Indiana’s first female firefighter retires, donates uniform to Purdue Libraries

30 July 2014 - 11:32am
Indiana’s first female firefighter retired on Tuesday with a crowd of friends and coworkers surrounding her as she gave her final speech. Diana Hardy left behind 36 years of firefighting – 32 of them with Purdue – on Tuesday afternoon.  Hardy paved the way for women in a traditionally male-dominated profession as the first female […]

Roland G. Parrish Library of Management and Economics Ranks 11th in ‘Top 30 Most Impressive University Business School Libraries’ Ranking

24 July 2014 - 3:08pm
Purdue’s own Roland G. Parrish Library of Management and Economics was ranked #11 on Business Research Guide’s (BRG) “30 Most Impressive University Business School Libraries”: http://www.businessresearchguide.com/30-most-impressive-university-business-school-libraries/?fb_action_ids=10202473850743564&fb_action_types=og.likes

Daniels hopes center becomes model for other universities (WLFI TV 18)

8 July 2014 - 10:23am
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – One of the major projects on Purdue’s campus this summer is the demolition of two buildings to make way for a brand new one, one that President Mitch Daniels hopes becomes a model for schools around the country. The Engineering Administration Building or ENAD and the old power plant are […]

Active Learning Center increases truck traffic through campus (From Purdue Today)

19 June 2014 - 10:21am
Active Learning Center increases truck traffic through campus The demolition of the Engineering Administration Building (ENAD) and the retired Heating and Power Plant North (HPN) to allow for the construction of the new Active Learning Center will begin in June. As a result, there will be increased truck traffic to and from the project site. […]

Purdue Libraries Seeks Director, Purdue University Press & Head, Scholarly Publishing Services

30 May 2014 - 10:28am
Director, Purdue University Press & Head, Scholarly Publishing Services Purdue University seeks a highly motivated and forward-thinking publishing professional to take Purdue University Press and Scholarly Publishing Services (PUP/SPS) to the next level. Reporting to the Dean of Libraries and an integral member of the Libraries’ senior leadership team, the successful candidate will be responsible […]

Purdue Libraries Seeks Engineering Information Specialist (Assistant or Associate Professor; Tenure Track)

28 May 2014 - 2:22pm
Engineering Information Specialist Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor; tenure track. Purdue University Libraries seeks an energetic, outgoing, and innovative individual to join a collaborative, dynamic team of information professionals who carry out a robust program of integrated information literacy, data services, scholarly communication, and collaborative research, and, as a Libraries faculty member, contribute to the […]

Purdue Libraries Seeks Chemical Information Specialist (Assistant or Associate Professor; Tenure Track)

28 May 2014 - 2:17pm
Chemical Information Specialist Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor; tenure track. Purdue University Libraries seeks an energetic, outgoing, and innovative individual to join a collaborative, dynamic team of information professionals who carry out a robust program of integrated information literacy, data services, scholarly communication, and collaborative research, and, as a faculty member, contribute to the research […]

Purdue Active Learning Center library to bear brothers’ names

16 May 2014 - 11:45am
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (May 16) approved naming the library within the future Active Learning Center for two College of Engineering alumni brothers in recognition of gifts totaling $4 million to Purdue Libraries. The Thomas S. and Harvey D. Wilmeth Library of Engineering and Science will be […]

Purdue Libraries Database of the Week: Mergent Online, from Mergent

9 May 2014 - 9:30am
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 […]

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