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AccessScience database no longer available effective Nov. 6, 2014

News & Announcements - 24 September 2014 - 4:28pm
As part of the Libraries annual review of databases, AccessScience has been recommended for cancellation by the subject specialist librarians. Access will cease November 6th, 2014. Please contact Rebecca Richardson, Electronic Resources Librarian, with comments.

Purdue Libraries Announces First Annual Parrish Library Case Competition

News & Announcements - 24 September 2014 - 3:13pm
In order to bring attention to exemplary information literate student inside and outside of Krannert, the Parrish Library is excited to host a fall case competition. Students compete presenting solutions using business information. This case competition is open to all undergraduate students regardless of major. Teams should be 4-5 students. At least one student should […]

Purdue students and faculty celebrate ‘Constitution Day’

News & Announcements - 17 September 2014 - 1:01pm
(From Paul Zink, WLFI.com) WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – On Sept. 17, 1787 the United States Constitution was signed. On Sept. 17, 2014 Purdue students and faculty gathered to celebrate Constitution Day. The event began at 10 a.m. Wednesday morning in Purdue Memorial Union’s room 118. Visitors were able to take the self-guided tour through […]

Purdue Libraries Hosts Dust Bowl Exhibit through Oct. 10

News & Announcements - 16 September 2014 - 4:44pm
Dust, Drought, and Dreams Gone Dry   The Hicks Undergraduate Library is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a new exhibition this fall from the American Library Association titled, Dust, Drought, and Dreams Gone Dry. From August 28th to October 10th, the exhibition and related programs will be available for all library visitors to […]

Purdue Libraries Database of the Week: Privco

News & Announcements - 12 September 2014 - 2:53pm
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 Seeks Digital Library Software Developer

News & Announcements - 8 September 2014 - 3:38pm
Purdue University Libraries seeks a Digital Library Software Developer to join our team at the Distributed Data Curation Center (D2C2) to further the development of our cutting-edge research data repository service, PURR. The Purdue University Research Repository (http://purr.purdue.edu) is a platform based on HUBzero that enables campus researchers to write and implement effective data management […]

Hicks Undergraduate Library Hosts ‘Dust Bowl’ Historical Exhibit through Oct. 10

News & Announcements - 5 September 2014 - 10:45am
The Hicks Undergraduate Library is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a new exhibition this fall from the American Library Association titled, “Dust, Drought, and Dreams Gone Dry.” Through October 10th, the exhibition and related programs will be available for all library visitors to learn about the Dust Bowl, one of the worst […]

Purdue Libraries Database of the Week: CrowdAsk

News & Announcements - 5 September 2014 - 9:59am
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.  This week, though, instead of a database, we want to introduce you to a crowd sharing service that could be used […]

Bepress Announces New Undergraduate Research Commons

News & Announcements - 4 September 2014 - 11:18am
Bepress announced today their new Undergraduate Research Commons (http://undergraduatecommons.com/). The commons provides a central point of access to undergraduate scholarship and research from undergraduate students of institutions on the Digital Commons institutional repository and publishing platform. The commons provides free online access to many different types of materials including peer-reviewed journal articles, capstone and honors […]

Purdue Libraries Database of the Week – MorningStar Investment Research Center from MorningStar

News & Announcements - 29 August 2014 - 1:04pm
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 Quiz – ‘What Kind of Boilermaker Are You?’

News & Announcements - 29 August 2014 - 12:58pm
Purdue University Libraries asks, “What kind of Boilermaker are you?” Take our quiz featured from this semester’s Libraries BGR presentations and find out! https://www.qzzr.co/quiz/what-type-of-boilermaker-are-you/

Purdue Libraries Faculty, Resources Offered at Thesis Formatting Workshops

News & Announcements - 28 August 2014 - 1:11pm
Several Purdue Libraries faculty will be assisting with an upcoming Thesis Formatting and Deposit Workshop. There are six different sessions offered beginning on Sept. 9. Learn about copyright, publication and thesis deposit through Purdue e-Pubs. This is an especially useful workshop for Master’s and Ph.D. candidates. Interested attendees should register here:https://ias.itap.purdue.edu/rgs/wgb_workshop.disp_online_workshop  

Students now have alternative to textbooks (from Purdue Exponent)

News & Announcements - 26 August 2014 - 10:42am
Posted: Friday, August 22, 2014 10:00 am | Updated: 11:52 am, Fri Aug 22, 2014 From Purdue Exponent By ALLIE HASTINGS Staff Reporter Students looking to avoid the hassle of heavy backpacks this fall have an alternative to the traditional print textbooks: eBooks. Electronic versions of textbooks are not only becoming popular among students, but within Purdue’s libraries […]

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 […]

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