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‘Web of Science’ Scheduled Maintenance to Take Place on Sunday, Feb. 16

News & Announcements - 10 February 2014 - 4:43pm
Scheduled maintenance for Web of Science will begin on Sunday, February 16, 2014 at 6:30 EST and end by 12:30 EST. During this time, the Web of Science platform and its databases will be unavailable intermittently. Databases affected include Web of Science, BIOSIS Previews, Cab Abstracts, Food Science & Technology Abstracts (FSTA), and Medline. [NOTE: […]

New Development Resources Available to Purdue Faculty, Staff

News & Announcements - 6 February 2014 - 9:31am
Purdue University Libraries has collaborated with Purdue’s Human Resources Leadership and Organizational Development (LOD) to acquire a subscription to Business Book Summaries — a collection of concise, comprehensive summaries of various business books.  Access to this resource, which is available to all faculty and staff on the West Lafayette campus, expands employees’ personal resource collection […]

All Libraries Closed Wednesday, 2/5

News & Announcements - 5 February 2014 - 12:32pm
All of Purdue University Libraries are closed today, Wednesday 2/5, due to the university closure. The Libraries will reopen Thursday, 2/6, at the regularly scheduled hours.

ProQuest Resources Scheduled for Maintenance Upgrades – Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014

News & Announcements - 4 February 2014 - 11:05am
On Saturday, February 15, 2014 ProQuest will make improvements to its internal systems to accommodate a growing number of users and to reduce the need for future downtime. An eight hour (8) maintenance window is needed to perform these enhancements, lasting from 10:00 EST through 06:00 EST. During this time, all ProQuest resources will be unavailable. A complete […]

Integrating Information Book Published

Purdue Press News - 3 February 2014 - 9:56am
The first in a new series, the book Integrating Information into the Engineering Design Process edited by Michael Fosmire and David Radcliffe is now available. Michael Fosmire is Head of the Physical Sciences, Engineering, and Technology Division of the Purdue University Libraries and Professor of Library Science while David Radcliffe is Kamyar Haghighi Head of […]

Database of the Week: BizMiner, from the Brandow Company

News & Announcements - 31 January 2014 - 11:41am
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 Celebrates Life and Legacy of MLK through Ongoing Displays

News & Announcements - 17 January 2014 - 4:14pm
Purdue University Libraries celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., with informative displays in various Libraries location. Purdue Libraries is proud to collaborate with a variety of entities across campus to educate and create awareness on this day of remembrance. The list of Libraries displays is also prominently featured on the MLK […]

Database of the Week: Privco, from The Privco Company

News & Announcements - 17 January 2014 - 12:56pm
DMP: Submitting an NSF grant?  Have questions about the Data Management Plan requirement?  Wondering what PURR is all about and how it can help you? Please plan to attend a free session on Monday, January 27th, 12:30-1:30 in STEW 218D. Topics will include: overall data management plan requirements,  identifying target data to publish or deposit, […]

Digital Commons Community Tops One Million Open Access Full-Text Objects

Open Access - 19 December 2013 - 4:03pm
In a recent  DC Telegraph post, Digital Commons announced that there are now more than one million open access, full-text objects available across Digital Commons member repositories.

Purdue University Libraries Seeks Information Literacy Instructional Designer

News & Announcements - 17 December 2013 - 1:31pm
POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Information Literacy Instructional Designer Purdue University Libraries seeks a highly motivated, outgoing, and innovative Information LiteracyInstructional Designer (ILID) to work with classroom faculty to embed information literacy into foundational courses that are being redesigned through the (IMPACT) Instruction Matters: Purdue Academic Course Transformation program.  IMPACT is a provost funded initiative comprised of partners […]

Purdue University Libraries Services Offline from Dec. 20 at 9 p.m. to Dec. 22 at 9 a.m.

News & Announcements - 17 December 2013 - 10:43am
Purdue University Libraries services will be offline from late this Friday, Dec. 20 at 9 p.m. to early Sunday, Dec. 22 at 9 a.m. for a power outage on our server room building in the Math building.  Service are expected to resume on Sunday, Dec. 22 at 9 a.m.   

Nobel Winner Declares Boycott of Top Science Journals

Open Access - 11 December 2013 - 12:04pm
In a recent article published in The Guardian, Nobel winner Randy Schekman states why  his lab will no longer send papers to the top-tier journals.

Purdue University Libraries Faculty Member, Hal Kirkwood Inducted into the ‘Book of Great Teachers’

News & Announcements - 4 December 2013 - 4:49pm
    Purdue University Libraries faculty member, Hal Kirkwood was inducted into the Book of Great Teachers on Dec. 2, 2013. He is pictured with Mitch Daniels, university president and Dale Whittaker, vice provost for academic affairs. Sixty-eight Purdue professors were honored December 2 when they were inducted into the Book of Great Teachers, which […]

Warc Database to be Unavailable for use through Purdue University Libraries, Effective Dec. 31

News & Announcements - 25 November 2013 - 1:12pm
As part of the Libraries ongoing review of databases, the following has been recommended for cancellation by the subject specialist librarians: Warc. Users will have access to Warc until the current subscription expires on Dec. 31st. Questions or concerns about the cancellation of Stat!Ref should be directed to Rebecca Richardson, Electronic Resources Librarian, at rarichar@purdue.edu. […]

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

News & Announcements - 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

News & Announcements - 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. […]

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

Open Access - 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. […]

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

Purdue Press News - 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

News & Announcements - 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

News & Announcements - 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 […]

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