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Database of the Month: Passport

News & Announcements - 9 May 2018 - 10:00am
Welcome to Database of the Month, a feature from the Parrish Library. Each of these monthly snapshots will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This month’s database is Passport brought to you by Euromonitor International. Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/businessdatabases is the alphabetical list of the databases […]

Therapy Dogs in Education: The True Story of How an Eleven-Year-Old Girl Learned to Love Reading with the Help of Moose

News & Announcements - 30 April 2018 - 2:34pm
  You can find him at the Alamosa, Colorado library during story time; people always feel comfortable around him; he loves helping children become better readers…can you guess who he is? Moose, the reading therapy dog! Moose is a registered therapy dog who has been providing animal assisted interventions in his community since 2011. One […]

Therapy Dogs in Education: The True Story of How an Eleven-Year-Old Girl Learned to Love Reading with the Help of Moose

Purdue Press News - 30 April 2018 - 2:34pm
  You can find him at the Alamosa, Colorado library during story time; people always feel comfortable around him; he loves helping children become better readers…can you guess who he is? Moose, the reading therapy dog! Moose is a registered therapy dog who has been providing animal assisted interventions in his community since 2011. One […]

Project Information Literacy Visiting Research Scholar Alison Head to Present “How Today’s Students Conduct Research” May 17 in WALC

News & Announcements - 30 April 2018 - 12:00pm
Last July, Purdue University Libraries was selected as the site for Project Information Literacy’s inaugural Visiting Research Scholar program. The program—implemented over the 2017-18 academic year—enabled Purdue Libraries faculty researchers to consult with expert information-literacy researcher Dr. Alison Head, the founder and executive director of Project Information Literacy, a non-profit organization based in California. Throughout […]

Purdue Archives’ New Exhibit Tells Story of “The Sixties: A Decade of Triumph, Struggle, and Change at Purdue”

Archives and Special Collections - 27 April 2018 - 11:10am
A new exhibit, “The Sixties: A Decade of Triumph, Struggle, and Change” from Purdue University Archives and Special Collections, a division of Purdue Libraries, features a rich variety of artifacts, photographs, and documents, all from the Archives’ collections. According to Archivist for University History Adriana Harmeyer, the artifacts and displays spotlight the student experience at […]

Purdue Archives New Exhibit Tells Story of “The Sixties: A Decade of Triumph, Struggle, and Change at Purdue”

News & Announcements - 27 April 2018 - 11:10am
A new exhibit, “The Sixties: A Decade of Triumph, Struggle, and Change” from Purdue University Archives and Special Collections, a division of Purdue Libraries, features a rich variety of artifacts, photographs, and documents, all from the Archives’ collections. According to Archivist for University History Adriana Harmeyer, the artifacts and displays spotlight the student experience at […]

Stonebraker Elected to Leadership Position in American Library Assn. Division

News & Announcements - 27 April 2018 - 10:46am
Purdue Libraries Assistant Professor Ilana Stonebraker was elected vice chair/chair elect of the Business Reference and Services Section (BRASS) of the American Library Association RUSA (Reference and User Services) Division in mid-April. Stonebraker, who works in the Roland G. Parrish Library of Management and Economics and teaches courses in the Purdue Krannert School of Management, […]

From the Archives: At the Beginning

Archives and Special Collections - 22 April 2018 - 3:30pm
For our final From the Archives photo this semester, we look way, way back to the oldest photo of campus.  Where is this?  Can you identify any of the buildings?  When would this have been taken? Share your ideas in the comments and check back on Friday to learn the details about this photo.

From the Archives: At the Beginning

News & Announcements - 22 April 2018 - 3:30pm
For our final From the Archives photo this semester, we look way, way back to the oldest photo of campus.  Where is this?  Can you identify any of the buildings?  When would this have been taken? Share your ideas in the comments and check back on Friday to learn the details about this photo.

Hicks Library Study Break Events Kick Off April 23; Stress-Relief with Therapy Pets & More for Prep, Finals Weeks

News & Announcements - 18 April 2018 - 5:15pm
Beginning Monday, April 23, Purdue Libraries will once again host Hicks Study Break events during prep and finals weeks. Purdue University students are encouraged take a break from the stress of final examination preparation and come to Hicks Undergraduate Library and hang out with some therapy pets or attend a Mobile Making activity courtesy of […]

Libraries Professor to Present April 18 Talk Covering Archaeologically Confirmed People in Hebrew Bible at Purdue

News & Announcements - 16 April 2018 - 4:53pm
Purdue University Libraries Associate Professor Lawrence “Larry” Mykytiuk will present “Is the Bible a Work of Fiction? The Historical Reality of Characters in the Bible” from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, in Stewart Center, room 313, as part of the Purdue University Jewish Studies Noon Lecture and Discussion Series. The talk is free and open […]

Database of the Month: MarketResearch.com Academic

News & Announcements - 11 April 2018 - 10:00am
Welcome to Database of the Month, a feature from the Parrish Library. Each of these monthly snapshots will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This month’s database is MarketResearch.com Academic brought to you MarketResearch.com. Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/businessdatabases is the alphabetical list of the databases specially […]

Purdue Libraries Extending Hours for Prep and Finals Weeks

News & Announcements - 10 April 2018 - 5:31pm
Purdue Libraries will extend hours to help students prepare for final exams. The John W. Hicks Undergraduate Library will remain open 24 hours a day from 1 p.m. Sunday, April 22 through 5 p.m. Saturday, May 5. The Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library will be open the following times during prep and finals […]

Johns Hopkins Libraries Dean to Present “Research Infrastructure for Open Scholarship” April 26 in Stewart Center

Open Access - 6 April 2018 - 10:02am
Learn about how faculty and staff at Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries are building research infrastructure to support open scholarship for a range of disciplines—spanning the sciences to the humanities—at the Purdue University Libraries’ upcoming guest talk by Sayeed Choudhury. The Associate Dean for Research Data Management and Hodson Director of the Digital Research and […]

Johns Hopkins Libraries Dean to Present “Research Infrastructure for Open Scholarship” April 26 in Stewart Center

News & Announcements - 6 April 2018 - 10:02am
Learn about how faculty and staff at Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries are building research infrastructure to support open scholarship for a range of disciplines—spanning the sciences to the humanities—at the Purdue University Libraries’ upcoming guest talk by Sayeed Choudhury. The Associate Dean for Research Data Management and Hodson Director of the Digital Research and […]

Combining the Worlds of Philosophy and Literature

Purdue Press News - 30 March 2018 - 2:36pm
On March 15th the Purdue University Press released Of Levinas and Shakespeare: “To See Another Thus” edited by Moshe Gold and Sandor Goodhart with Kent Lehnhof. Scholars have used Levinas as a lens through which to view many authors and texts, fields of endeavor, and works of art. Yet no book-length work or dedicated volume […]

Viz for Biz! Set for April 3 in WALC; Resources in Libraries’ D-VELoP Part of Engineering Week

News & Announcements - 28 March 2018 - 10:54am
As part of the commemoration of the Purdue Engineering Presidents’ Council (PEPC) National Engineers’ Week 2018 at Purdue University, Purdue Libraries faculty and staff will host Purdue D-VELoP: Viz for Biz!, a maker-space event in the Wilmeth Active Learning Center. Set from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, the event will provide Boilermakers with the […]

From the Archives: Play Ball!

Archives and Special Collections - 25 March 2018 - 3:30pm
Spring is here, which means warmer weather and baseball season!  Baseball has always been a popular activity at Purdue.  Can you identify the location of this baseball game?  When was it?  How many landmarks can you identify in the background?  Share your theories in the comments and check back on Friday for the full story! […]

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