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DataCite, re3data.org, and Databib Announce Collaboration

Purdue Press News - 25 March 2014 - 2:08pm
Databib and “re3data.org – Registry of Research Data Repositories” are pleased to announce their plan to merge their two projects into one service that will be managed under the auspices of DataCite by the end of 2015. Their joint proposal to the DataCite General Assembly was approved today, in advance of the 3rd Plenary Meeting […]

DataCite, re3data.org, and Databib Announce Collaboration

News & Announcements - 25 March 2014 - 2:08pm
Databib and “re3data.org – Registry of Research Data Repositories” are pleased to announce their plan to merge their two projects into one service that will be managed under the auspices of DataCite by the end of 2015. Their joint proposal to the DataCite General Assembly was approved today, in advance of the 3rd Plenary Meeting […]

Purdue University Libraries honors women deans through ‘Quest for Equality Exhibit’, ‘The Deans’ Bible’ book launch

Purdue Press News - 20 March 2014 - 9:34am
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University Libraries’ Division of Archives and Special Collections will celebrate Women’s History Month with an archival display, online exhibit and book launch recognizing Purdue women who helped pave the way for future women leaders.  The “Quest for Equality” exhibit is on display from March 19 to July 31 in the […]

Purdue University Libraries honors women deans through ‘Quest for Equality Exhibit’, ‘The Deans’ Bible’ book launch

News & Announcements - 20 March 2014 - 9:34am
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University Libraries’ Division of Archives and Special Collections will celebrate Women’s History Month with an archival display, online exhibit and book launch recognizing Purdue women who helped pave the way for future women leaders.  The “Quest for Equality” exhibit is on display from March 19 to July 31 in the […]

Six Ways to Improve Your Safety (From 3/17/14 Edition of Purdue Today)

News & Announcements - 17 March 2014 - 9:37am
From March 17, 2014 edition of Purdue Today Six ways to improve your safety This is part of a series of articles discussing safety and security for the Purdue West Lafayette campus. 1. Get to know your building deputy. Most of us get to know the building deputy when we lose money in the vending […]

Purdue University Press 2014 Annual Catalog of Books and Journals Now Online

Purdue Press News - 14 March 2014 - 1:25pm
The 2014 annual catalog of books and journals through Purdue University Press is now online, check out what will be happening this year with Purdue University Press and Scholarly Publishing Services! http://www.thepress.purdue.edu/pages/catalogs-leaflets    

Purdue University Press 2014 Annual Catalog of Books and Journals Now Online

News & Announcements - 14 March 2014 - 1:25pm
The 2014 annual catalog of books and journals through Purdue University Press is now online, check out what will be happening this year with Purdue University Press and Scholarly Publishing Services! http://www.thepress.purdue.edu/pages/catalogs-leaflets    

Purdue Libraries Database of the Week: EconLit, from the American Economic Association

News & Announcements - 14 March 2014 - 8:38am
Welcome to Database of the Week.  This week features EconLit which is an index, but you may want instead to try EconLit FullText…  we currently have a trial to the full text database at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=eoh This Week’s Featured Database:  EconLit, from the American Economic Association.  Find it:  www.lib.purdue.edu/parrish, under the column headed Collections, click on […]

Faculty to share IMPACT experiences at CIE conference

News & Announcements - 12 March 2014 - 8:29am
 From Purdue Today – March 12 The Center for Instructional Excellence will host a conference March 26-27 that focuses on faculty members’ methods and experiences in transforming their teaching methods to meet 21st-century students’ needs.  ”The Changing Classroom Symposium” will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 26 and from 8 a.m. until […]

Active Learning Center open forum being held March 13

News & Announcements - 11 March 2014 - 9:46am
A campus-wide open forum to discuss the new Active Learning Center will be held 1 to 2:30 p.m. March 13 in Stewart Center, Room 310. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to attend the session, which will include a project overview, discussing both the project goals and initial space plan, and an open, informal time […]

Astronaut Reunion Countdown: April 10 to 12, 2014

News & Announcements - 11 March 2014 - 9:05am
  Join fellow Boilermakers and Purdue Astronauts! SATURDAY, APRIL 12, 2014 1 P.M. – Spring Game Appearance, Ross-Ade Stadium Free Admission 7 P.M. – A Conversation with Our Astronauts, Elliott Hall of Music Free tickets required for admission are available at all West Lafayette campus box offices or by calling 765-494-3933 For questions, please contact […]

Purdue University Libraries Database of the Week: BCC Research, from BCC Research LLC

News & Announcements - 7 March 2014 - 9:52am
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 University Libraries Seeks Digital Data Repository Specialist

News & Announcements - 5 March 2014 - 11:54am
Purdue University Libraries seeks a Digital Data Repository Specialist to join our team at the Distributed Data Curation Center (D2C2) and coordinate our cutting-edge research data repository service, PURR. The Purdue University Research Repository (http://purr.purdue.edu) provides a platform for campus researchers to develop and implement effective data management plans, collaborate on research online, publish datasets […]

Purdue Libraries Prof., Rey Junco interviewed on NPR’s ‘Tell Me More’ program

News & Announcements - 4 March 2014 - 4:28pm
Rey Junco, associate professor of library science and first year experience and emerging technology specialist, Purdue University was recently interviewed on NPR’s Tell Me More program on the lessons learned from such online games as Minecraft: http://www.npr.org/2014/03/04/285744084/can-playing-minecraft-teach-kids-to-code About Rey Junco Rey Junco, is associate professor of library science and first year experience/emerging technology specialist at […]

Purdue’s 2013 highlights captured on video

News & Announcements - 3 March 2014 - 8:39am
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The major happenings at Purdue University during 2013 are highlighted in the 59th edition of the Purdue Year in Review video. Titled “Moving Forward,” the 12-minute program, produced by the Office of Marketing and Media, can be viewed on the Purdue YouTube channel at http://youtu.be/Pq8vB4O6kv0, or is available from the Purdue […]

Active Learning Center, planned for 2017, to merge libraries into one – Purdue Exponent: Campus

News & Announcements - 27 February 2014 - 3:43pm
Purdue plans to merge six of its current libraries into one facility, the Active Learning Center, by the fall of 2017. via Active Learning Center, planned for 2017, to merge libraries into one – Purdue Exponent: Campus.

Active Learning Center open forum being held March 13

News & Announcements - 26 February 2014 - 8:29am
A campus-wide open forum to discuss the new Active Learning Center will be held 1 to 2:30 p.m. March 13 in Stewart Center, Room 310. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to attend the session, which will include a project overview, discussing both the project goals and initial space plan, and an open, informal time […]

Purdue marks 100 years of Road School with Indiana Transportation Exhibit

Archives and Special Collections - 17 February 2014 - 9:45am
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University’s Libraries and Special Collections is commemorating 100 years of hosting the Purdue Road School with a special exhibit focusing on Indiana transportation. “The Crossroads of America: Indiana Transportation in the Early 20th Century,” is on display through March 13 in the Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research […]

Purdue marks 100 years of Road School with Indiana Transportation Exhibit

News & Announcements - 17 February 2014 - 9:45am
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University’s Libraries and Special Collections is commemorating 100 years of hosting the Purdue Road School with a special exhibit focusing on Indiana transportation. “The Crossroads of America: Indiana Transportation in the Early 20th Century,” is on display through March 13 in the Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research […]

Purdue Libraries Database of the Week: MarketLine, from Informa/Taylor & Francis

News & Announcements - 14 February 2014 - 2:43pm
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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