“Women of Substance National Women’s History Project Honors Those Who Formed a More Perfect Union” —guest post by author Angie Klink
The Hamilton Live, an event venue in Washington, D.C., assumed a vibration of a higher order on March 19, 2016. The softly lit, lower-level space located two blocks from the White House hummed with a palpable energy, and it is only when I look back on the experience that I feel fully its life-altering import. […]
Wilmeth Active Learning Center is on schedule to open for the 2017 fall semester to all of campus. The center, located in the heart of the West Lafayette campus, will serve as a central location for classroom and library space. The 164,000-square-foot facility will house 26 rooms designed for active learning, a pedagogical approach that […]
Purdue University Libraries will host “Auto Indiana,” an Indiana Historical Society exhibit that takes visitors through Indiana’s automotive past. The exhibit will be April 1 through May 1 in Hicks Undergraduate Library. It is free and open to the public. Indiana’s automotive history includes inventors and innovators like Elwood Haynes and Ralph Teeter, and automakers […]
Parrish Library Database of the Week: AGRICOLA from the National Agricultural Library, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Welcome to Database of the Week, a feature from the Parrish Library. Each of these weekly snapshots will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This week’s database is AGRICOLA from the National Agricultural Library, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/businessdatabases is the alphabetical list […]
Purdue Libraries links from Google Scholar are currently unavailable. We are actively working on resolving the issue. At this time, we have an estimated resolution date of 3/23/16. In the meantime we suggest using Libraries Search.
As part of the Libraries annual review of databases, AccessEngineering has been recommended for cancellation by the subject specialist librarians. Access will cease April 30, 2016. Please contact Anna Seiffert, Electronic Resources Manager, with comments.
Due to a scheduled outage, there will be no PUID Card Swipe Access to Hicks Undergraduate Library from 5:00 p.m. Friday March 18 through 1:00 p.m. Sunday March 20. Normal hours resume at 1:00 pm Sunday, March 20. The Libraries hours website has been updated to reflect this change.
Dr. George Kuh to present ‘Making Learning Relevant: Creating Meaningful Student Engagement’ – April 6, 2016
Event Description: Renowned educator, Dr. George Kuh, will be at Purdue (West Lafayette) on April 6th to give a presentation and facilitate a faculty-led round table discussion. The event, Making Learning Relevant: Creating Meaningful Student Engagement, will explore issues surrounding forging […]
The Veterinary Medicine Section of the Medical Library Association will receive the MLA Section Project of the Year award at the 2016 annual meeting May 15-18 for Promoting and Advocating for the Profession: Creating a Multi-Faceted Illustrated History of the Veterinary Medical Libraries Section (VMLS) and Its Impact. Gretchen Stephens, associate professor and veterinary medicine […]
Purdue University Libraries Resource Spotlight: Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection (Henry Stewart talks)
Purdue University Libraries Resource Spotlight: Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection (Henry Stewart talks) Title: Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection (Henry Stewart talks) PURL: http://purl.lib.purdue.edu/db/hstalks … Covering the fundamentals and the latest research and development, the Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection is a brilliant resource […]
Purdue University Libraries Resource Spotlight: AccessUN Title: AccessUN PURL: http://purl.lib.purdue.edu/db/accessun … Access UN benefits researchers concerned with international economic, social, cultural and humanitarian issues. The Readex United Nations Index provides access to current and retrospective United Nations documents and publications. Peace and security, world hunger, human rights, […]
One of the research teams for the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant and the 21st Century Grand Challenges project has just released their initial findings that coincides with the 4-year anniversary of the Southern Indiana tornadoes (March 2-3). Their ongoing research focuses on these communities and how they handled the after-effects of the tornado devastation. […]
Purdue University Libraries is conducting user tests of new designs of the library website and search interface. In the test participants will be asked to complete a set of tasks on the library website and provide feedback. Participation of this user test is voluntary. The user test is expected to take up to 1 hour […]
Welcome to Database of the Week, a feature from the Parrish Library. Each of these weekly snapshots will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This week’s database is Mediamark Reporter brought to you by GfK Mediamark Research & Intelligence, LLC. Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/businessdatabases is the […]
James L. Mullins, dean of libraries and Esther Ellis Norton professor at Purdue University, has been named the 2016 winner of the Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial Award. Mullins will receive a cash award and citation during the ALA Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida. Named in honor of one of the pioneers of library automation, the […]
Get A G.R.I.P. (Graduate.Research.Information.Portal): An information portal for graduate students about the services and resources available at Purdue University Libraries. GRIP and Research Data Services has partnered with the Graduate School to offer data services related sessions for graduate students. These are denoted below by “GSDS” before the session title. For more information on G.R.I.P. go […]
As part of the Libraries annual review of databases, JobNow has been recommended for cancellation by the subject specialist librarians. Access will cease March 14, 2016. Please contact Anna Seiffert, Electronic Resources Manager, with comments.
Welcome to Database of the Week, a feature from the Parrish Library. Each of these weekly snapshots will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This week’s database is OneSource brought to you by Infogroup. Our subscription to OneSource has recently changed to include access […]
Title: Ambrose Digital PURL: http://purl.lib.purdue.edu/db/ambrosedigital A continually growing collection of 575 videos, all closed captioned, and spanning many subject areas (particularly arts, humanities, and sciences). Watch all 37 BBC Shakespeare plays!
Title: Romanticism: Life, Literature and Landscape PURL: http://purl.lib.purdue.edu/db/rom Take a moment to browse the rich collection of fine art pieces which include works by such eminent artists as J.M.W. Turner, John Constable and Benjamin Robert Haydon. This evocative collection vividly brings to life the landscape that inspired literary creativity and poetic genius.