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November is Native American Heritage month and the Purdue University Libraries worked with Felica Ahasteen-Bryant, Director of the Native American Educational and Cultural Center, to create display cases in the following Purdue Libraries to recognize and honor the Native American culture. Engineering Library Display focuses on Native engineers, including Mary Golda Ross and John Herrington, […]

Starting this fall semester, Purdue Libraries will offer a text message reference service, in addition to email and chat services. Get a brief answer to your simple question. TEXT Purduelib to 66746 to get started! Purdue Libraries’ reference service has many options available, whether the physical library is open or not. In fact, Libraries is […]

Purdue Libraries has made some changes to reserve policies across the libraries to lessen confusion for those using the reserve system and ensure that reserves are available to all students as equitably as possible. These will be in effect beginning  January 9, 2012. Reserves will continue to be held by request of the instructor behind […]

Reaxys Updates – Fall 2011

October 10th, 2011

Reaxys was updated on September 9, 2011 This release contains some exciting new additions to Reaxys, most notably the Similarity Searching capability, and the enhancements to Reaxys structure searching. The key highlights include: Structure similarity searching: a new similarity searching method allows researchers to quickly find results in Reaxys even if the structure of interest […]

Cyberinfrastructure-based research has infinitely increased the amount of data being collected and analyzed. Growing demands, both social and political, are driving the importance of sharing the information. But who should have access to it, how long should its shelf life be, and how will other researchers access it? Those questions can be addressed through two […]

Here is the listing of Purdue speakers and poster presenters for the upcoming 242nd American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting, August 28‐September 1, 2011, being held in Denver, CO.

Merck Index – New Interface

August 24th, 2011

Purdue now has access to The Merck Index from a more user-friendly web interface. Access The Merck Index here. The Merck Index contains descriptive information on 10,000+ chemicals, drugs (human and veterinary), and biologicals. Each entry lists synonyms for drug names (trade, chemical, generic, and research codes), CAS Registry Numbers, physical data, patent information, uses, […]

Reaxys Updates – Summer 2011

August 24th, 2011

Reaxys was updated on 17 June, 2011 This release contains some enhancements to the Synthesis Planner and some new search fields which will further enrich Reaxys’ capabilities for organometallic and inorganic chemistry search queries. The key highlights include: Support of Microsoft Internet Explorer 9, FireFox 4 and Google Chrome or higher. Using Reaxys with these browser […]