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Get A G.R.I.P. (Graduate.Research.Information.Portal): An information portal for graduate students about the services and resources available at Purdue University Libraries. GRIP and Research Data Services has partnered with the Graduate School to offer data services related sessions for graduate students.  These are denoted below by “GSDS” before the session title.  For more information on G.R.I.P. go […]

        NEW PURDUE LIBRARIES RESOURCE: JSTOR Global Plants URL: http://purl.lib.purdue.edu/db/jstorplants DESCRIPTION: Global Plants is the world’s largest database of digitized plant specimens and a locus for international scientific research and collaboration.

      NEW PURDUE LIBRARIES RESOURCE: Independent Voices URL: http://purl.lib.purdue.edu/db/indvoices DESCRIPTION: Independent Voices chronicles the transformative decades of the 60s, 70s and 80s through the lens of an independent alternative press. Independent Voices provides easy access to the powerful voices of feminists, dissident GIs, campus radicals, Native Americans, anti-war activists, Black Power advocates, Latinos, […]

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University Libraries will extend hours and offer special services at four facilities to help students prepare for final exams, which are May 4-9. Additionally, the John W. Hicks Undergraduate Library will offer special activities to help students alleviate stress. The Siegesmund Engineering; John W. Hicks Undergraduate; Humanities, Social Science and […]

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 […]