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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Eugene Cernan, the most recent person to walk on the moon, was recognized Thursday evening (April 10) during an invitation-only reception at Purdue’s Mackey Arena for donating an Apollo 17 Lunar Roving Vehicle mapbook to the university. The event was part of a reunion of some of Purdue’s 23 astronaut alumni […]

University Records Project to discover undocumented history The Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center is attempting to track down undocumented Purdue history through the University Records Project. Started in March 2013, the University Records Project, a university-wide initiative supported by the provost’s office, seeks to identify records from all academic units on […]

As part of the Libraries ongoing review of databases, the following has been recommended for cancellation by the subject specialist librarians: Stat!Ref. With the removal of some titles from Stat!Ref by their publishers and available alternative access to other titles, Stat!Ref has been cancelled and will no longer be available starting Nov. 25th.  Drug information […]

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN — Purdue Libraries is now sponsoring BrowZine, a new tablet application that allows users to browse, read and monitor many of the Libraries’ scholarly journals, all in a format optimized for iPads, Android tablets, and Kindle Fire HDs. Users can mark journals to follow and will receive push notifications when new issues […]

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A key document ensuring that Purdue University would flourish during its formative years became part of Purdue University archives on Saturday (Sept. 7). A Release of Mortgage – a document filed when a loan has been paid in full – from the estate of university founder John Purdue was presented during […]

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University Libraries is commemorating the 100th anniversary of the creation of its Special Collections through a special exhibit on display through Dec. 30. The exhibit, in the Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center on the fourth floor of Stewart Center’s Humanities, Social Science and Education Library, traces […]

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 […]

Welcome to Database of the Week, a feature from the Roland G. Parrish Library of Management & Economics.  These weekly snapshots will give you basic information about our most relevant and beneficial online resources. This Week’s Featured Database: Digital Commons Network, from Bepress. Link:www.lib.purdue.edu/libraries/mgmt, under Collections, click on List of Business Databases. Description/focus:  Digital Commons […]

Welcome to Database of the Week, a feature from the Roland G. Parrish Library of Management & Economics.  These weekly snapshots will give you basic information about our most relevant and beneficial online resources. This Week’s Featured Database:  EBSCO databases: Applied Science & Technology, Business Source Premier, EconLit, Hospitality & Tourism Complete, Newspaper Source, Omnifile […]