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If you haven’t had the opportunity to check out the display created by international students on the history of international students at Purdue, you are in for a treat! The display is currently up in the Hicks Undergraduate Library. The students who created it volunteered all of their own time, coming to the archives over […]

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 […]

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University’s Libraries and Special Collections is commemorating 100 years of hosting the Purdue Road School with a special exhibit focusing on Indiana transportation. “The Crossroads of America: Indiana Transportation in the Early 20th Century,” is on display through March 13 in the Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research […]

Purdue University Libraries celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., with informative displays in various Libraries location. Purdue Libraries is proud to collaborate with a variety of entities across campus to educate and create awareness on this day of remembrance. The list of Libraries displays is also prominently featured on the MLK […]

Welcome to Database of the Week.  This feature from the Roland G. Parrish Library of Management & Economics is intended to give you a brief introduction to a database that you may not know, with only basic information to get you started.  Hopefully, you will be tempted to explore this or other databases..  This Week’s […]

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN — Each year students from all disciplines submit abstract proposals in hopes of being accepted to be published as either an article or snapshot in the Journal of Purdue Undergraduate Research (JPUR).  JPUR showcases the best undergraduate research at Purdue and highlights the student as the author.  The first deadline for proposals […]

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University Libraries will extend hours at three facilities to help students prepare for final exams.  During extended hours, Libraries staff will be onsite in these three libraries to assist students and refreshments will be provided. Starting at 7 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 30, the John W. Hicks Undergraduate Library will […]

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 University will host several events for “GIS Day at Purdue: Geospatial Data is Everywhere” on Wednesday, Nov. 6.  GIS Day is a global celebration of geospatial research and GIS, which uses a collection of software applications, GPS receivers and data sensors to combine maps and statistical data in a digital […]

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN — Purdue University Libraries will celebrate Open Access Week – Oct. 21 to 27, 2013 – with three key events including an Open Education Event presented by David Ernst, University of Minnesota; Journal Editors’ Group Tea; and Open Research Event presented by Victoria Stodden, Columbia University. Awards will also be presented to […]