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MarketLine Advantage Database Update

News & Announcements - 18 August 2014 - 4:46pm
The MarketLine Advantage database subscription was not renewed. Access to the resource ends Sunday, August 17th. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Rebecca Richardson, Electronic Resources Librarian, rarichar@purdue.edu.

Purdue Libraries Seeking Participants for User Testing

News & Announcements - 31 July 2014 - 11:30am
Description: Purdue University Libraries is conducting user evaluation for the library website (www.lib.purdue.edu). In the evaluation participants will be asked to complete a set of testing tasks with the website and provide feedback. The evaluation is expected to take up to 1 hour of time. Participants will receive $10 if they complete the evaluation. Requirements: […]

Indiana’s first female firefighter retires, donates uniform to Purdue Libraries

Archives and Special Collections - 30 July 2014 - 11:32am
Indiana’s first female firefighter retired on Tuesday with a crowd of friends and coworkers surrounding her as she gave her final speech. Diana Hardy left behind 36 years of firefighting – 32 of them with Purdue – on Tuesday afternoon.  Hardy paved the way for women in a traditionally male-dominated profession as the first female […]

Indiana’s first female firefighter retires, donates uniform to Purdue Libraries

News & Announcements - 30 July 2014 - 11:32am
Indiana’s first female firefighter retired on Tuesday with a crowd of friends and coworkers surrounding her as she gave her final speech. Diana Hardy left behind 36 years of firefighting – 32 of them with Purdue – on Tuesday afternoon.  Hardy paved the way for women in a traditionally male-dominated profession as the first female […]

Roland G. Parrish Library of Management and Economics Ranks 11th in ‘Top 30 Most Impressive University Business School Libraries’ Ranking

News & Announcements - 24 July 2014 - 3:08pm
Purdue’s own Roland G. Parrish Library of Management and Economics was ranked #11 on Business Research Guide’s (BRG) “30 Most Impressive University Business School Libraries”: http://www.businessresearchguide.com/30-most-impressive-university-business-school-libraries/?fb_action_ids=10202473850743564&fb_action_types=og.likes

Daniels hopes center becomes model for other universities (WLFI TV 18)

News & Announcements - 8 July 2014 - 10:23am
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – One of the major projects on Purdue’s campus this summer is the demolition of two buildings to make way for a brand new one, one that President Mitch Daniels hopes becomes a model for schools around the country. The Engineering Administration Building or ENAD and the old power plant are […]

Active Learning Center increases truck traffic through campus (From Purdue Today)

News & Announcements - 19 June 2014 - 10:21am
Active Learning Center increases truck traffic through campus The demolition of the Engineering Administration Building (ENAD) and the retired Heating and Power Plant North (HPN) to allow for the construction of the new Active Learning Center will begin in June. As a result, there will be increased truck traffic to and from the project site. […]

Purdue Libraries Seeks Director, Purdue University Press & Head, Scholarly Publishing Services

Purdue Press News - 30 May 2014 - 10:28am
Director, Purdue University Press & Head, Scholarly Publishing Services Purdue University seeks a highly motivated and forward-thinking publishing professional to take Purdue University Press and Scholarly Publishing Services (PUP/SPS) to the next level. Reporting to the Dean of Libraries and an integral member of the Libraries’ senior leadership team, the successful candidate will be responsible […]

Purdue Libraries Seeks Director, Purdue University Press & Head, Scholarly Publishing Services

News & Announcements - 30 May 2014 - 10:28am
Director, Purdue University Press & Head, Scholarly Publishing Services Purdue University seeks a highly motivated and forward-thinking publishing professional to take Purdue University Press and Scholarly Publishing Services (PUP/SPS) to the next level. Reporting to the Dean of Libraries and an integral member of the Libraries’ senior leadership team, the successful candidate will be responsible […]

Purdue Libraries Seeks Engineering Information Specialist (Assistant or Associate Professor; Tenure Track)

News & Announcements - 28 May 2014 - 2:22pm
Engineering Information Specialist Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor; tenure track. Purdue University Libraries seeks an energetic, outgoing, and innovative individual to join a collaborative, dynamic team of information professionals who carry out a robust program of integrated information literacy, data services, scholarly communication, and collaborative research, and, as a Libraries faculty member, contribute to the […]

Purdue Libraries Seeks Chemical Information Specialist (Assistant or Associate Professor; Tenure Track)

News & Announcements - 28 May 2014 - 2:17pm
Chemical Information Specialist Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor; tenure track. Purdue University Libraries seeks an energetic, outgoing, and innovative individual to join a collaborative, dynamic team of information professionals who carry out a robust program of integrated information literacy, data services, scholarly communication, and collaborative research, and, as a faculty member, contribute to the research […]

Purdue Active Learning Center library to bear brothers’ names

News & Announcements - 16 May 2014 - 11:45am
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (May 16) approved naming the library within the future Active Learning Center for two College of Engineering alumni brothers in recognition of gifts totaling $4 million to Purdue Libraries. The Thomas S. and Harvey D. Wilmeth Library of Engineering and Science will be […]

Purdue Libraries Database of the Week: Mergent Online, from Mergent

News & Announcements - 9 May 2014 - 9:30am
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 Libraries Database of the Week: Associations Unlimited, from Gale Cengage

News & Announcements - 2 May 2014 - 1:49pm
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 […]

Support Purdue Libraries, Active Learning Center through Purdue’s first annual Day of Giving

News & Announcements - 30 April 2014 - 10:58am
Purdue’s first annual Day of Giving is TODAY!  This 24-hour, online event invites anyone who loves Purdue to join together and grant opportunities for Purdue students. Your gift to Purdue Libraries will help us earn extra funds that will directly support world-class research, scholarship and information literacy that is transforming education at Purdue University.  And, […]

Hicks Undergraduate Library Offers ‘Study Break’ Activities During Prep/Finals Week

News & Announcements - 29 April 2014 - 10:18am
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Hicks Undergraduate Library will hold several “study break” activities in conjunction with prep/finals week: Therapy Dogs – Tuesday, April 29 and Tuesday, May 6 – 6:30 p.m. Therapy Dogs, International will be bringing several dog teams to the main common area in Hicks.  Students will be allowed to visit with the […]

Purdue Libraries Extends Hours to Help Students Prepare for Finals

News & Announcements - 28 April 2014 - 1:30pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University Libraries will extend hours and offer special services at four facilities to help students prepare for final exams, which run from May 5-10. Starting at 11 a.m. Sunday (April 27), the Siegesmund Engineering Library will remain open 24 hours a day through 5 p.m. May 10. The John W. […]

VOICE EXHIBIT EXPLORES THE HISTORY OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS AT PURDUE

News & Announcements - 15 April 2014 - 4:25pm
If you haven’t had the opportunity to check out the display created by international students on the history of international students at Purdue, you are in for a treat! The display is currently up in the Hicks Undergraduate Library. The students who created it volunteered all of their own time, coming to the archives over […]

Alumni astronaut Cernan donates mapbook from Apollo 17 lunar mission (From Purdue Today)

Archives and Special Collections - 14 April 2014 - 3:52pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Eugene Cernan, the most recent person to walk on the moon, was recognized Thursday evening (April 10) during an invitation-only reception at Purdue’s Mackey Arena for donating an Apollo 17 Lunar Roving Vehicle mapbook to the university. The event was part of a reunion of some of Purdue’s 23 astronaut alumni […]

Alumni astronaut Cernan donates mapbook from Apollo 17 lunar mission (From Purdue Today)

News & Announcements - 14 April 2014 - 3:52pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Eugene Cernan, the most recent person to walk on the moon, was recognized Thursday evening (April 10) during an invitation-only reception at Purdue’s Mackey Arena for donating an Apollo 17 Lunar Roving Vehicle mapbook to the university. The event was part of a reunion of some of Purdue’s 23 astronaut alumni […]

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