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Justin Race has been named the director of the Purdue University Press, according to Interim Dean of Purdue University Libraries and Dean of the Purdue Honors College Rhonda Phillips. Race, who will begin his new role Monday, Nov. 12, is currently the director of the University of Nevada Press. During his tenure there, he doubled […]

The Hicks Undergraduate Library will close at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19 to accommodate the Boilermake Hackathon. Hicks will re-open at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21. For more information about the Boilermake Hackathon, see https://boilermake.org/about.

Learn how to communicate and present your research data for maximum impact through Purdue Libraries-sponsored events at Purdue University’s fifth annual Dawn or Doom Conference. Join Data Designer Jennifer Lyons (Evergreen Data) for two sessions about effective data presentation Monday, Nov. 5. Details for each event are listed below. Please note that registration is required […]

Purdue University Libraries will kick off International Open Access Week (October 22-28) with a presentation, “Transparency and Openness in Publishing,” at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22 in Armstrong, room 315. Led by Scholarly Publishing Specialist Nina Collins and Data Repository Outreach Specialist Sandi Caldrone, the session will cover current issues in scholarly publishing, the benefits […]

Due to a scheduled power outage, the Humanities, Social Science, and Education (HSSE) Library (including Interlibrary Loan) will close at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15. The HSSE Library will re-open at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16.  

Geographic Information Systems, or GIS, are technologies that enable researchers and investigators to examine and discover “why something happens where” it does. According to Matt Ball, a writer at Esri (the company that develops the ArcGIS mapping and spatial analytics software), GIS technologies give researchers the tools to take a “data-driven, problem-solving approach” in research […]

Purdue faculty, staff, postdocs, and graduate students are invited to participate in the Undergraduate Research Roundtable from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30 in the Purdue Memorial Union ballrooms. Online registration is available through Monday (Oct. 15) to reserve a booth. Some booths will have poster boards behind them to display current research […]

Parrish Library’s Featured Database will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This time we’re featuring ProQuest Statistical Insight, brought to you by ProQuest LLC., a subsidiary of Cambridge Information Group. Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/az.php?s=71213 is the alphabetical list of the databases specially selected for those in […]

Purdue University Libraries Professor Sammie Morris and Assistant Professor Nastasha Johnson are part of a Purdue University interdisciplinary team that received a grant from the National Historical Records and Publications Commission (NHPRC) “to provide training for archivists across the country by developing and facilitating the Archives Leadership Institute (ALI) for the next generation of archivist […]

Purdue University Libraries will once again sponsor the Library Scholars Grant Program in 2018-19. The grant-award program supports access to unique collections of information found around the country and the world, and untenured tenure-track faculty members and associate professors tenured effective July 1, 2016, or later, from the Purdue West Lafayette, Fort Wayne, IUPUI, and […]