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Johns Hopkins Libraries Dean to Present “Research Infrastructure for Open Scholarship” April 26 in Stewart Center

Open Access - 6 April 2018 - 10:02am
Learn about how faculty and staff at Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries are building research infrastructure to support open scholarship for a range of disciplines—spanning the sciences to the humanities—at the Purdue University Libraries’ upcoming guest talk by Sayeed Choudhury. The Associate Dean for Research Data Management and Hodson Director of the Digital Research and […]

Combining the Worlds of Philosophy and Literature

Purdue Press News - 30 March 2018 - 2:36pm
On March 15th the Purdue University Press released Of Levinas and Shakespeare: “To See Another Thus” edited by Moshe Gold and Sandor Goodhart with Kent Lehnhof. Scholars have used Levinas as a lens through which to view many authors and texts, fields of endeavor, and works of art. Yet no book-length work or dedicated volume […]

From the Archives: Play Ball!

Archives and Special Collections - 25 March 2018 - 3:30pm
Spring is here, which means warmer weather and baseball season!  Baseball has always been a popular activity at Purdue.  Can you identify the location of this baseball game?  When was it?  How many landmarks can you identify in the background?  Share your theories in the comments and check back on Friday for the full story! […]

From the Archives: Paperwork

Archives and Special Collections - 11 March 2018 - 3:30pm
In this image, many people have gathered to complete an important task that is a regular part of every student’s college experience.  What are they doing?  How was it organized?  Where is this? Share your ideas in the comments and check back on Friday for the full story!

From the Archives: An Active Classroom

Archives and Special Collections - 25 February 2018 - 2:30pm
Purdue students have always enjoyed hands-on activities as part of their coursework, gaining real world experience as they prepare for their future careers.  What course of study are these students following?  What are they doing?  Where are they?  Share your ideas in the comments and check back on Friday for the reveal!

NEW BOOK: IMPACT Learning: Librarians at the Forefront of Change in Higher Education

Projects & Activities - 20 February 2018 - 10:30pm

My new book, IMPACT Learning: Librarians at the Forefront of Change in Higher Education, describes how academic libraries can enable the success of higher education students by creating or partnering with teaching and learning initiatives that support meaningful learning through engagement with information. Since the 1970s, the academic library community has been advocating and developing programming for information literacy. This book discusses existing models, extracting lessons from Purdue University Libraries’ partnership with other units to create a campus-wide course development program, Instruction Matters: Purdue Academic Course Transformation (IMPACT), which provides academic libraries with tools and strategies for working with faculty and departments to integrate information literacy into disciplinary courses.

First two chapters available in Google Books

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New Research: Academic Librarians’ Experiences of Educational Design

Projects & Activities - 14 February 2018 - 9:19pm

Academic librarians often collaborate closely with instructors to integrate information literacy into coursework. A new study is underway that uses phenomenography, a research methodology that reveals different ways people experience the same phenomenon, to investigate the experiences of librarians working with instructors in the IMPACT program to make changes in their courses.

Purdue Research Team:
Michael Flierl, Learning Design Specialist
Clarence Maybee, Information Literacy Specialist
Rachel Fundator, Information Literacy Instructional Designer

From the Archives: A Campus House

Archives and Special Collections - 11 February 2018 - 2:30pm
Many buildings have housed Purdue’s departments and organizations.  Those that are gone often played an important role in the foundation and growth of programs that still exist on campus today.  Do you know what organization was based in this structure?  How long was this building its home?  Where was it located?  Share your ideas in […]

From the Archives: Balloon Parade

Archives and Special Collections - 28 January 2018 - 2:30pm
It’s always a good time to celebrate Purdue!  In this image, we see a large group of people parading along a West Lafayette street.  Can you identify the location and the time period?  Where might they have been going? Share your guesses in the comments and check back on Friday when we reveal the full […]

From the Archives: A Winter Scene

Archives and Special Collections - 15 January 2018 - 2:30pm
Winter break is over and classes are back in session, but Purdue’s campus still looks like a winter wonderland.  Students have been trekking through snow to travel between their classes, dorms, and activities, just as they always have.  The features in this photograph are no longer part of the campus landscape, but can you identify […]

Shofar: A 35-Year Retrospective

Open Access - 15 December 2017 - 9:59pm
In 2018, the long respected publication Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies welcomes a new look, a new schedule, and new editors. Purdue University Press reflects upon and celebrates the past 35 successful volumes in preparation for the Association for Jewish Studies annual conference, where the future of Shofar will be unveiled in our […]

Shofar: A 35-Year Retrospective

Purdue Press News - 15 December 2017 - 9:59pm
In 2018, the long respected publication Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies welcomes a new look, a new schedule, and new editors. Purdue University Press reflects upon and celebrates the past 35 successful volumes in preparation for the Association for Jewish Studies annual conference, where the future of Shofar will be unveiled in our […]

From the Archives: Study Space

Archives and Special Collections - 4 December 2017 - 2:26pm
In addition to Christmas and snow, Purdue students know that December means finals.  Students are filling study spaces across campus as they prepare for exams and term papers, just as they have throughout Purdue’s history.  Can you identify this location filled with studying students, what it was called, and where it was located?  Share your […]

Oh Yes, “Rebuilt from Broken Glass” is a Story that, Sadly, We Need Today: Remembering the 79th Anniversary of Kristallnacht

Purdue Press News - 9 November 2017 - 1:11pm
This blog post is written by Larry Hanover, co-author of Rebuilt from Broken Glass: A German Jewish Life Remade in America (Purdue University Press, July 2017). Seven years ago, when I proposed to Fred Behrend that we work together to tell the story of a life that changed forever on Kristallnacht – the Night of […]

From the Archives: A Temporary View

Archives and Special Collections - 5 November 2017 - 2:30pm
Many buildings have been part of Purdue’s campus landscape over the years.  Some became institutional landmarks while others were here only briefly, built to serve a specific purpose for a limited period of time.  Can you identify the structures in this photograph, their purpose, and where they were located?  Share your theories in the comments […]

Open House and Reception for “Missing You” Amelia Earhart Exhibit Set for Nov. 18 at Purdue University Archives

Archives and Special Collections - 2 November 2017 - 11:22am
An Open House and Reception for the “Missing You: Navigating Amelia Earhart’s Last Flight and Enduring Legacy” exhibition at Purdue University Libraries’ Archives and Special Collections (ASC) is set from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18. The ASC is located in the Humanities, Social Science, and Education (HSSE) Library, Stewart Center, on the fourth floor. The […]

Garimella Honored with Leadership in Open Access Award by Purdue Libraries, Office of Provost

Purdue Press News - 26 October 2017 - 1:05pm
Suresh V. Garimella, Executive Vice President for Research and Partnerships and the R. Eugene and Susie E. Goodson Distinguished Professor in the School of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University, was honored with the 2017 Leadership in Open Access Award from Purdue University Libraries and the Office of the Provost Monday, Oct. 23. This week (Oct. […]

From the Archives: Club Activities

Archives and Special Collections - 23 October 2017 - 5:30pm
Clubs have always been an important part of student life at Purdue.  This photo provides a glimpse into the activities of one club and includes its most famous member.  Can you identify the club and one of the men in this image? Share your theories in the comments and check back on Friday for the […]

Purdue Libraries Celebrating Open Access Week (Oct. 23-29)

Open Access - 23 October 2017 - 2:28pm
This week is International Open Access Week, and Purdue University Libraries is joining libraries and other learning and educational institutions and organizations across the globe to celebrate the benefits of “opening up access to research and scholarship.” As part of the Open Access Week celebration, Purdue Libraries is hosting Brian Hole, CEO of Ubiquity Press, […]

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