Pharmacy, Nursing and Health Sciences Library


Library Highlights

Ibogaine bottle

Psychoactive Substances Collection
This unique collection of materials documents the history of psychoactive substances and their applications toward medicine and healing. The digital Psychoactive Substances collection includes a small selection of items from the larger Psychoactive Substances collection found within Purdue University Archives and Special Collections.

The Illustrated Herbal (Manuscripts)

The Illustrated Herbal
This expanded version of an important book traces the origins of those ancient illustrated compendiums of plants known as herbals. Delving into essential changes in the depictions of herbs, and citing early Greek texts and then moving on to an eighteenth-century French herbier and British botanical texts, these fascinating sources--gleaned from the archives of numerous libraries and museums--have yielded simple, stylized drawings and exquisitely detailed engravings and paintings, presenting much to be savored.

Interested in taking a closer look? This book is available in the Pharmacy, Nursing, and Health Sciences Library.

About the Library

Map of the location of the Library
Physical Address: 

Heine Pharmacy Building Room 272
575 Stadium Mall
West Lafayette, IN 47907

Mailing Address: 

Purdue University Libraries - PNHS
504 West State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907

(765) 494-1416
    Located on the 2nd floor of the Heine Pharmacy building (RHPH), this library contains Purdue University's health-related materials. Patrons have access to 30,000 physical volumes a collection of databases and other electronic resources , 6 ITaP computers, printers, scanner, copier, WiFi connection, and research assistance upon request.

    There is a study space both on the first floor and balcony areas with vast amounts of natural light from the tall windows.