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Five library faculty from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln visited Purdue Libraries Aug. 2-3. They attended the Information Literacy Research Symposium held on the morning of Aug. 2. Considering some renovations to one of the libraries at UNL, following the Symposium the group toured Purdue Libraries spaces. Ilana Stonebraker provided a tour of the Parrish […]

The Purdue Libraries hosted the 6th Information Literacy Research Symposium, “Faces and Spaces of Information Literacy with International Students in Mind,” on August 2, 2016. The presenter was Dr. Hilary Hughes, associate professor in the faculty of education at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia. Dr. Hughes studies the intersection of information literacy and informed […]

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 […]