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A new LibGuide provided by Purdue University Libraries Research Data and developed in collaboration with ITaP displays the variety of data storage options available to researchers at Purdue University. After conversations with new faculty and graduate students where specific information on the data storage options present at Purdue and the considerations that go into selecting […]

As part of the Libraries annual review of databases, AccessEngineering has been recommended for cancellation by the subject specialist librarians. Access will cease April 30, 2016. Please contact Anna Seiffert, Electronic Resources Manager, with comments.

Stop by Siegesmund Engineering Library (POTR 160) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 15 to learn more about the interior space of the Active Learning Center.  Sample interior furnishings will be showcased for all students to peruse.  The Active Learning Center, opening in 2017 will be a central library/classroom space for all […]

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, […]

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue Libraries and the university’s College of Engineering are collaborating in an effort to assess and teach information gathering skills among engineering students. “In our own research and in other findings, we discovered a need in self-directed learning, especially in information literacy,” said Senay Purzer, an assistant professor in engineering education […]

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 […]

“Determining Data Information Literacy Needs: A Study of Students and Research Faculty” has been selected as the winner of the American Society for Engineering Educations, Engineering Libraries Division (ASEE ELD) 2012 Best Publication Award. The article, co-written by Libraries faculty member, Jake Carlson, Michael Fosmire, Chris Miller and Megan Sapp Nelson, was published in portal: Libraries […]

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 […]

Over the summer the Hicks Undergraduate (HIKS) and Siegesmund Engineering (ENGR) Libraries each converted large reading rooms into cutting edge classrooms and group collaborative study spaces for students. In HIKS, room B848 has become the Hicks Learning Studio; a classroom for four classes as part of the Instruction Matters: Purdue Academic Course Transformation (IMPACT). IMPACT’s […]