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(From Paul Zink, WLFI.com) WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – On Sept. 17, 1787 the United States Constitution was signed. On Sept. 17, 2014 Purdue students and faculty gathered to celebrate Constitution Day. The event began at 10 a.m. Wednesday morning in Purdue Memorial Union’s room 118. Visitors were able to take the self-guided tour through […]

Dust, Drought, and Dreams Gone Dry   The Hicks Undergraduate Library is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a new exhibition this fall from the American Library Association titled, Dust, Drought, and Dreams Gone Dry. From August 28th to October 10th, the exhibition and related programs will be available for all library visitors to […]

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Hicks Undergraduate Library will hold several “study break” activities in conjunction with prep/finals week: Therapy Dogs – Tuesday, April 29 and Tuesday, May 6 – 6:30 p.m. Therapy Dogs, International will be bringing several dog teams to the main common area in Hicks.  Students will be allowed to visit with the […]

If you haven’t had the opportunity to check out the display created by international students on the history of international students at Purdue, you are in for a treat! The display is currently up in the Hicks Undergraduate Library. The students who created it volunteered all of their own time, coming to the archives over […]

November is Native American Heritage month and the Purdue University Libraries worked with Felica Ahasteen-Bryant, Director of the Native American Educational and Cultural Center, to create display cases in the following Purdue Libraries to recognize and honor the Native American culture. Engineering Library Display focuses on Native engineers, including Mary Golda Ross and John Herrington, […]

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 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 […]