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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University Libraries will celebrate Information Literacy Month during the month of October with a variety of educational and awareness initiatives and a culminating Information Literacy Symposium on Tuesday, Oct. 29 at Purdue University featuring Dr. Mary Somerville, University Librarian at the Auraria Library, University of Colorado Denver. Purdue University Libraries […]

The Purdue University Libraries will continue the Library Scholars Grant Program this year with a focus on supporting access to unique collections of information around the country and the world. Awards of up to $5,000will be made for this purpose to untenured tenure-track members of the Purdue faculty, and to associate professors tenured effective July […]

Starting Aug. 1, a group of 500 articles will become read-only with no print feature and will be clearly marked as such. This list is available on the Libraries’ website here:  HBR_list_of_500 . These articles tend to be the most widely used, and the list is subject to change. Also, Purdue’s Lynda.com subscription will expire […]

Purdue University Libraries has launched a new library management system, Alma to replace both Voyager and SFX. This includes functions associated with an integrated library system (ILS) and an electronic resources management system (ERM). The benefits of Alma will include: · Streamlined workflows resulting in efficient and effective processes. · Elimination of silos between print […]

Purdue University Libraries is very pleased to welcome Rey Junco to our Libraries staff.  Rey is an associate professor and First Year Experience and Emerging Technologies Specialist    Rey will be temporarily located in HSSE 347 this summer, and will move to Hicks after the renovation.  He can be emailed at: rjunco@purdue.edu.  Welcome to Purdue Libraries, […]

Purdue University Libraries seeks an energetic, outgoing, and innovative individual to join a collaborative, dynamic team of information professionals who carry out a robust program of integrated information literacy, data services, scholarly communication, and collaborative research, and, as a faculty member, contribute to the research and scholarship in these areas. Duties and Responsibilities:  As a […]

Purdue University has identified “Big Data” as a major thrust for interdisciplinary research and education. Several faculty positions, including one in the Libraries, are available in enabling technologies as well as in domain sciences that deal with the use and management of digital data. The new hires will join a strong faculty group engaged in […]

Mary Dugan and Michael Witt, two members of the Purdue Faculty of Library, Archival and Information Sciences, were approved by the Board of Trustees for promotion to the rank of associate professor with tenure.  This approval culminates the process that began at the beginning of the academic year with review by the Libraries Primary Promotion […]

The world’s largest children’s museum is over the moon about its first Extraordinary Scientist-in-Residence – former astronaut, Dr. David Wolf.  Adding to the excitement is an additional announcement of a new partnership with Purdue University in conjunction with Purdue Libraries and its Barron Hilton Flight and Space Exploration Archives (part of the Virginia Kelley Karnes […]

Purdue University Libraries and a group of other leading research libraries and technical information providers throughout the world have established an international partnership, DataCite, to improve access to research data on the Internet. DataCite will build upon the system developed by the German National Library of Science and Technology of using Digital Object Identifiers (DOI) […]