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Stat! Ref Database no Longer Available through Purdue University Libraries Effective, Nov. 25

20 November 2013 - 1:52pm
As part of the Libraries ongoing review of databases, the following has been recommended for cancellation by the subject specialist librarians: Stat!Ref. With the removal of some titles from Stat!Ref by their publishers and available alternative access to other titles, Stat!Ref has been cancelled and will no longer be available starting Nov. 25th.  Drug information […]

Google Books Copyright Lawsuit Win is a Significant Victory for University Libraries, including Purdue

19 November 2013 - 12:31pm
     WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Litigation between Google and the Authors Guild that has been ongoing since 2005 has resulted in a win for Google and university libraries, including Purdue University Libraries.  On November 14, 2013, Judge Denny Chin found in favor of Google and dismissed the lawsuit brought against them by the Authors Guild. […]

Purdue University Libraries Database of the Week: Dissertations & Theses, from Proquest

15 November 2013 - 2:28pm
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 […]

JPUR Abstract Proposal Deadline is Nov. 15

13 November 2013 - 2:12pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, IN — Each year students from all disciplines submit abstract proposals in hopes of being accepted to be published as either an article or snapshot in the Journal of Purdue Undergraduate Research (JPUR).  JPUR showcases the best undergraduate research at Purdue and highlights the student as the author.  The first deadline for proposals […]

Purdue University Libraries Extends Hours to Help Students Prepare for Finals

12 November 2013 - 3:41pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University Libraries will extend hours at three facilities to help students prepare for final exams.  During extended hours, Libraries staff will be onsite in these three libraries to assist students and refreshments will be provided. Starting at 7 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 30, the John W. Hicks Undergraduate Library will […]

Purdue University Libraries Partners with Native American Educational and Cultural Center to Honor Native American Culture

12 November 2013 - 2:34pm
November is Native American Heritage month and the Purdue University Libraries worked with Felica Ahasteen-Bryant, Director of the Native American Educational and Cultural Center, to create display cases in the following Purdue Libraries to recognize and honor the Native American culture. Engineering Library Display focuses on Native engineers, including Mary Golda Ross and John Herrington, […]

Purdue Team of Scientists, Librarians are the Driving Force behind new Agricultural Data-Sharing Techniques (From Oct. 25, 2013 Library Journal)

8 November 2013 - 4:36pm
(Published Oct. 25 by Ian Chant, Library Journal) Agricultural research can take seasons to come to fruition, meaning the data researchers gather is voluminous, tracking things like weather patterns and crop yields over years. A failure to establish data standards and sharing practices means that most of these raw figures never make it out of […]

College of Agriculture, Purdue University Libraries Seek Graduate Students for Semester-Long Data Literacy Pilot Program

7 November 2013 - 9:42am
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The College of Agriculture, with support from Purdue University Libraries, is seeking to recruit graduate students in the College of Agriculture for a semester-long pilot data literacy program to be offered in spring of 2014 with some limited follow-up in the fall. The course will teach graduate students the knowledge and […]