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The IMPACT Symposium was held on the morning of Wednesday, April 6, 2016 in Purdue Memorial Union’s East and West Faculty Lounges. Dr. George Kuh, professor emeritus at Indiana University and the founding director of the widely used National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), spoke at the Symposium about high impact education practices, such as […]

Purdue Libraries presents a new information literacy mission statement: Purdue University Libraries’ research-based information literacy programming empowers Purdue’s diverse communities of learners to use information critically to learn and to create new knowledge, fostering academic, personal, and professional success. A team of Libraries faculty (Catherine Fraser Riehle, Ilana Stonebraker, and Clarence Maybee) led a process […]

The Purdue University Libraries, Discovery Learning Research Center, and Center for Instructional Excellence present   The 5th Information Literacy Research Symposium   “Toward Informed Learning in Professional Practice”   By Dr. Mary Somerville   Tuesday, October 29, 2013 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Purdue University West Lafayette Campus   During the morning presentation, eminent library […]

Information literacy scholar, Dr. Christine Bruce, presented the 2012 Information Literacy Research Symposium on August 13, 2012 in Hicks Undergraduate Library, Room B848. This event was co-sponsored by the Purdue University Libraries and the Discovery Learning and Research Center (DLRC). Dr. Bruce outlined informed learning, a pedagogy for teaching how to use information in subject-focused […]