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“To build up the future, you have to know the past.” — Otto Frank   “From the Past to the Future” series by Teresa Brown also appears in INSIDe, the Purdue University Libraries’ newsletter for Libraries personnel. As faculty and staff in Purdue University Libraries consolidate six libraries in the Library of Engineering and Science […]

Purdue University Libraries Associate Professor and Head of the Health & Life Sciences Division Vicki Killion placed the first book on a shelf in the Library of Engineering and Science in the Wilmeth Active Learning Center Monday (May 15) morning. Purdue University Libraries’ personnel from facilities and faculty and staff from the former separate Chemistry; […]

“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.” — John F. Kennedy   Today and this weekend will be one that is bittersweet for many on the Purdue University campus–and especially so for many in Purdue University Libraries. Many students […]

Six Library Facilities Closing After Spring ’17 Finals Week for Move to Wilmeth Active Learning Center   Purdue University’s newest building, the Thomas S. and Harvey D. Wilmeth Active Learning Center (WALC), is on schedule to open to the public Monday, August 7. The WALC Center houses 27 collaborative active learning classrooms. After the end […]

Featured New Books (click here for more new books) A First Course in Systems Biology Eberhard O. Voit

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 […]

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 […]

Here is the listing of Purdue speakers and poster presenters for the upcoming 242nd American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting, August 28‐September 1, 2011, being held in Denver, CO.

Merck Index – New Interface

August 24th, 2011

Purdue now has access to The Merck Index from a more user-friendly web interface. Access The Merck Index here. The Merck Index contains descriptive information on 10,000+ chemicals, drugs (human and veterinary), and biologicals. Each entry lists synonyms for drug names (trade, chemical, generic, and research codes), CAS Registry Numbers, physical data, patent information, uses, […]

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) has announced that the Web version of SciFinder has been updated to improve your overall user experience. You can expect faster response times in several key areas, including answer set display and pagination, detailed displays, breadcrumb navigation and large answer set print/export. Individual performance improvements may vary and are dependent on […]