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Parrish Library Database of the Week: OneSource by Infogroup

News & Announcements - 13 November 2015 - 11:44am
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. Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/businessdatabases is the alphabetical list of the databases specially […]

Data Informed Learning

Projects & Activities - 12 November 2015 - 4:35pm

Clarence Maybee, Information Literacy Specialist, presented a poster with Lisa Zilinski from Carnegie Mellon University at the ASIS&T Annual Meeting on data informed learning. Based on informed learning (Bruce, 2008), data informed learning shifts the focus from acquiring generic data-related skills to learning how to use data in disciplinary contexts. The aim of this project is to develop a data literacy framework for higher education that places learning about using data in the context of disciplinary learning.

 

Bruce, C. S. (2008). Informed Learning. Chicago, IL: American Library Association.

Parrish Library Database of the Week: Business Source Premier from EBSCO

News & Announcements - 6 November 2015 - 3:01pm
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 Business Source Premier from EBSCO. Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/businessdatabases is the alphabetical list of the databases specially selected […]

Deputy director of Johnson Space Center to speak at Purdue

News & Announcements - 5 November 2015 - 9:45am
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Mark Geyer, deputy director of Johnson Space Center, on Tuesday (Nov. 10) will visit Purdue University to speak about space. Geyer’s talk, titled “Orion and NASA Deep Space Exploration,” is part of Purdue Libraries‘ Distinguished Lecture Series. His talk, which is free and open to the public, is scheduled for 6 […]

Purdue University Hosts 8th Annual GIS College Day Events – Nov. 12 and 13

News & Announcements - 3 November 2015 - 10:56am
Purdue University will host its 8th annual GIS Day College event on Thursday, Nov. 12 and Friday, Nov. 13. GIS Day is a global celebration of geospatial research and geographic information systems (GIS) technology. Purdue University Libraries is working with the GIS Day planning committee, which includes faculty and staff from a variety of divisions […]

Purdue UP to Debut Three New Books at Charleston Library Conference

Purdue Press News - 3 November 2015 - 6:53am
Purdue University Press will feature and celebrate three new library and information science titles at the Charleston Library Conference, November 3–6, in Charleston, South Carolina. The Press will have an exhibit table full of relevant books located near conference registration in the Francis Marion Hotel. Three books in particular are new for the conference and […]

Parrish Library Database of the week: GREENR by CENGAGE Learning

News & Announcements - 23 October 2015 - 12:03pm
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 GREENR brought to you by CENGAGE Learning. Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/businessdatabases is the alphabetical list of the databases […]

Policies for Progress Conference – Oct. 28 to 29, 2015

News & Announcements - 13 October 2015 - 2:52pm
Policies for Progress: Catalyzing Collaboration between the Humanities/Social Sciences and STEM to Address the World’s Grand Challenges Conference Keynote Speaker Nicholas Haan Global Grand Challenges Director, Singularity University Click here for a schedule of events Reception and Keynote Speaker: Nicholas Haan Wednesday, October 28, 2015 5:45pm – 8:30pm Purdue Memorial Union North Ballroom Presentations, Lectures, […]

ALC Interior Furnishings on Display in POTR – Thursday, Oct. 15

News & Announcements - 13 October 2015 - 10:32am
Stop by Siegesmund Engineering Library (POTR 160) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 15 to learn more about the interior space of the Active Learning Center.  Sample interior furnishings will be showcased for all students to peruse.  The Active Learning Center, opening in 2017 will be a central library/classroom space for all […]

Purdue University Libraries Looking for User Test Participants

News & Announcements - 13 October 2015 - 9:37am
The Libraries are looking for user test participants Purdue University Libraries is conducting user tests of the databases list, subject guides, and course guides on the library website. 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. […]

Parrish Library Database of the Week: Plunkett Research

News & Announcements - 9 October 2015 - 9:57am
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 Plunkett Research brought to you by Jack W. Plunkett, CEO & Publisher of Plunkett Research, Ltd. […]

Parrish Library Database of the Week: AgEcon Search

News & Announcements - 1 October 2015 - 11:39am
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 AgEcon Search, which is is co-sponsored by the Department of Applied Economics and the University Libraries […]

Parrish Library Database of the Week: OECD iLibrary

News & Announcements - 25 September 2015 - 9:30am
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 OECD iLibrary, which is produced by Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/businessdatabases is the […]

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