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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, […]

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 […]

Purdue University Libraries has awarded Ian Bell, PhD, with Purdue’s Open Access Award for his outstanding contributions to broadening the reach of the Purdue’s Herrick Laboratories’ conference series. His significant investment of time, resources, energy and forethought in the preparation of papers and descriptive, metadata information and deposit within Purdue e-Pubs, and his service to […]