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Purdue University Libraries has developed a new information literacy mission statement to guide students, faculty and staff in fostering successful learning at Purdue. The new statement is: “Purdue University Libraries’ research-based information literacy programming empowers Purdue’s diverse communities of learners to use information critically to learn and to create new knowledge, fostering academic, personal and […]

One of the research teams for the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant and the 21st Century Grand Challenges project has just released their initial findings that coincides with the 4-year anniversary of the Southern Indiana tornadoes (March 2-3). Their ongoing research focuses on these communities and how they handled the after-effects of the tornado devastation. […]

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Mark Geyer, deputy director of Johnson Space Center, on Tuesday (Nov. 10) will visit Purdue University to speak about space. Geyer’s talk, titled “Orion and NASA Deep Space Exploration,” is part of Purdue Libraries‘ Distinguished Lecture Series. His talk, which is free and open to the public, is scheduled for 6 […]

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University Libraries’ Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center recently accepted the donation of an original 16 mm film showing Amelia Earhart and her Lockheed Electra as they were being photographed by Albert Bresnik, Earhart’s official photographer. Earhart, who was a Purdue career counselor and adviser to the […]

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Harvard Library and Purdue University Libraries collaborated in hosting a two-day data management symposium at Harvard on June 16-17. The focus of the symposium centered on new roles for libraries as part of data management strategies during all parts of the research cycle. Attendees came from across the country. The Symposium […]

Harvard and Purdue Libraries are hosting a two-day (free) data management symposium at Harvard on June 16 and 17, 2015.  The focus will be on new roles for libraries as part of data management strategies during all parts of the research cycle. This symposium on data management will incorporate visionary ideas, new concepts, and inspirational […]

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Health Sciences Information Specialist  Assistant or Associate Professor Purdue University Libraries (PUL) seeks highly motivated, innovative, and learner-centered health science information specialist to join a collaborative, dynamic team who carry out a robust program of integrated information literacy, data services, scholarly communication, and collaborative research, and, as a Libraries faculty member, contribute to […]

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Digital Humanities Specialist Assistant or Associate Professor Purdue University Libraries (PUL) seeks a highly motivated, innovative, and learner-centered Digital Humanities (DH) Specialist to join a collaborative, dynamic team who carry out a robust program of integrated information literacy, data services, scholarly communication, and collaborative research, and, as a Libraries faculty member, to contribute […]

The Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center, Purdue University Libraries, announces its inaugural Research Travel Grants program for visiting scholars. The purpose of these grants is to support the research of scholars (faculty, students, and independent researchers) whose research cannot progress satisfactorily without consulting materials onsite in the collections of the Karnes […]