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On Saturday, February 15, 2014 ProQuest will make improvements to its internal systems to accommodate a growing number of users and to reduce the need for future downtime. An eight hour (8) maintenance window is needed to perform these enhancements, lasting from 10:00 EST through 06:00 EST. During this time, all ProQuest resources will be unavailable. A complete […]

Purdue University Libraries services will be offline from late this Friday, Dec. 20 at 9 p.m. to early Sunday, Dec. 22 at 9 a.m. for a power outage on our server room building in the Math building.  Service are expected to resume on Sunday, Dec. 22 at 9 a.m.   

As part of the Libraries ongoing review of databases, the following has been recommended for cancellation by the subject specialist librarians: Stat!Ref. With the removal of some titles from Stat!Ref by their publishers and available alternative access to other titles, Stat!Ref has been cancelled and will no longer be available starting Nov. 25th.  Drug information […]

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University Libraries will celebrate Information Literacy Month during the month of October with a variety of educational and awareness initiatives and a culminating Information Literacy Symposium on Tuesday, Oct. 29 at Purdue University featuring Dr. Mary Somerville, University Librarian at the Auraria Library, University of Colorado Denver. Purdue University Libraries […]

The Purdue University Libraries will continue the Library Scholars Grant Program this year with a focus on supporting access to unique collections of information around the country and the world. Awards of up to $5,000will be made for this purpose to untenured tenure-track members of the Purdue faculty, and to associate professors tenured effective July […]

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN — Purdue Libraries is now sponsoring BrowZine, a new tablet application that allows users to browse, read and monitor many of the Libraries’ scholarly journals, all in a format optimized for iPads, Android tablets, and Kindle Fire HDs. Users can mark journals to follow and will receive push notifications when new issues […]

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University Libraries on Sept. 13 will celebrate the Hicks Undergraduate Library’s ground floor renovation with live music, refreshments and games. The “Hicks Renovation Celebration” will take place 4-7 p.m. in Hicks Undergraduate Library ground floor level.  Purdue Libraries will also launch a video contest, “Why I love Purdue Libraries,” during […]

Starting Aug. 1, a group of 500 articles will become read-only with no print feature and will be clearly marked as such. This list is available on the Libraries’ website here:  HBR_list_of_500 . These articles tend to be the most widely used, and the list is subject to change. Also, Purdue’s Lynda.com subscription will expire […]

Purdue University Libraries has launched a new library management system, Alma to replace both Voyager and SFX. This includes functions associated with an integrated library system (ILS) and an electronic resources management system (ERM). The benefits of Alma will include: · Streamlined workflows resulting in efficient and effective processes. · Elimination of silos between print […]

Have you heard of PURR but want to find out more information on the key functions of this Purdue University Libraries repository? Check out PURR’s latest video, which has also been launched on YouTube and learn the four main ways the Purdue University Research Repository (PURR) can help you manage your data and research: https://purr.purdue.edu/