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Purdue students and faculty in all disciplines can benefit from using geographic information systems, or GIS, to visualize and interpret data, and Purdue University Libraries offers vast resources to help them harness this power. GIS services at Purdue include a wide array of support, from learning the basics about GIS to outlining and creating complex […]

Purdue University will host its 7th GIS Day Celebration on November 6th and 7th. GIS Day is a global celebration of geospatial research and GIS. Purdue Libraries is working with the GIS Day planning committee, which includes members from different departments, to organize this campus-wide event. GIS Day is a great opportunity to bring together […]

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 […]

The Purdue University Research Repository (PURR) achieved significant milestones last month, celebrating over 100 open access dataset publications and 100 grants awards to Purdue researchers who have used PURR. In total, PURR has been included in the data management plans of over 1,000 grant proposals from principal investigators at Purdue. PURR is a virtual collaboration […]

We had eight teams compete this year and all groups showed exemplary case analysis, problem solving, and information literacy. Thank you to all teams competing in the First Annual Parrish Library Case Competition. Three teams advance to the next round, which is held Friday, 6pm Krannert Auditorium, to complete for first, second and third place. […]

                                  With making published scholarship and research open access, how can one see the impact it makes beyond numbers and figures? This also asks the bigger question – Does making my scholarship and research open access actually make a […]

This week marks the 8th annual Open Access Week. Open Access week is a week-long global opportunity for the academic community to learn about the benefits of open access. Open access is the free immediate online access to the results of scholarly research and analysis. With so many groundbreaking discoveries and research findings occurring at […]