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Show your data some love during this week, “Love Data Week” (or LDW) and all year long using the six tips listed in the graphic below. According to the LDW website, the event is designed “to raise awareness and build a community to engage on topics related to research data management, sharing, preservation, reuse, and […]

From the Archives: A Campus House

February 11th, 2018

Many buildings have housed Purdue’s departments and organizations.  Those that are gone often played an important role in the foundation and growth of programs that still exist on campus today.  Do you know what organization was based in this structure?  How long was this building its home?  Where was it located?  Share your ideas in […]

Welcome to Database of the Month, a feature from the Parrish Library. Each of these monthly snapshots will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This month’s database is SimplyAnalytics brought to you by SimplyAnalytics, Inc. Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/businessdatabases is the alphabetical list of the databases […]

Two Purdue University faculty members have been named recipients of the 2017-18 Library Scholars Grant, which supports each grant recipient’s access to unique collections of information around the country and the world. Indiana (University) Purdue (University) Fort Wayne (IPFW) Assistant Professor of Philosophy Charlene Elsby was awarded $5,000 to travel to the Husserl Archives at […]

“Books are a uniquely portable magic.” — Stephen King The Contemporary Literature collection has moved to the Hicks Undergraduate Library from the Humanities, Social Science, and Education (HSSE) Library. The collection includes titles from many popular and contemporary authors, including Dan Brown, Neil Gaiman, Jodi Picoult, and J. D. Robb. The Hicks Library has recently […]

It’s always a good time to celebrate Purdue!  In this image, we see a large group of people parading along a West Lafayette street.  Can you identify the location and the time period?  Where might they have been going? Share your guesses in the comments and check back on Friday when we reveal the full […]

In early February, Purdue University alumna Kassandra Agee Chandler will be back on the West Lafayette campus to present “My Pieces of History: A Queen’s Journey to Archival Peace (and Release).” Agee Chandler — who was crowned Purdue University’s first (and currently only) African-American Homecoming Queen in 1978 — will deliver her lecture as part […]

Update: As of the evening of January 22, 2018, the U.S. Federal Government has reopened. “The White House has said normal government operations will resume by Tuesday morning,” notes an National Public Radio article. The Federal Government is shut down due to a funding lapse. The Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP) and its related […]

“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character — that is the goal of true education.” — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The faculty and staff of Purdue University Libraries are proud to celebrate Diversity Awareness Week 2018 at Purdue University in honor of Dr. […]

Welcome to Database of the Month, a feature from the Parrish Library. Each of these monthly snapshots will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This month’s database is D&B Business Browser, formerly OneSource, brought to you by Dun & Bradstreet, Inc. Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/businessdatabases is […]