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Many at Purdue know about (and have likely benefited from using) Purdue University Libraries’ robust research resources (online and in print), as well as cutting-edge services (e.g., 3D printing, data visualization, data management, research and scholarly communication support… the list goes on). What some individuals may not completely understand, though: How Purdue University Libraries faculty […]

Last month, Purdue Libraries Assistant Professor and Business Information Specialist Heather Howard was honored with the annual Achievement in Academic Business Librarianship Award from the Special Libraries Association (SLA) Business and Finance Division. According to the SLA website, the award recognizes the accomplishments of librarians who are new to the field of academic business librarianship. […]

The Graduate Research Information Program, or G.R.I.P., workshop series schedule is set for the 2018-19 academic year. The series is designed to enhance graduate students’ research skills. Each workshop session is led by a Purdue Libraries faculty member. The series is sponsored by the Libraries and The Graduate School. All G.R.I.P. workshops are open free […]

Purdue University Libraries faculty are part of two research teams to receive funding in Purdue University’s initial round of research for the Integrated Data Science Initiative (IDSI). According to the IDSI website, the vision for the initiative is “to be at the forefront of advancing data science-enabled research and education by tightly coupling theory, discovery, […]

In May and early June, members of Purdue University Libraries faculty were recognized by internal and external units and organizations for their contributions to research and scholarship, instruction and teaching, and service and engagement. Below is a list of the recognized faculty members and information about their recent honors and awards. Jean-Pierre Hérubel, professor of […]

One of the hallmarks of Digital Humanities is the notion of “tinkering,” of exploring new tools and technologies that faculty and educators can use in their scholarship and teaching. In a series of workshops sponsored by Purdue University Libraries, Purdue Libraries Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities Matthew Hannah (based in the Humanities, Social Science, and […]

A new exhibit, “The Sixties: A Decade of Triumph, Struggle, and Change” from Purdue University Archives and Special Collections, a division of Purdue Libraries, features a rich variety of artifacts, photographs, and documents, all from the Archives’ collections. According to Archivist for University History Adriana Harmeyer, the artifacts and displays spotlight the student experience at […]

As part of the commemoration of the Purdue Engineering Presidents’ Council (PEPC) National Engineers’ Week 2018 at Purdue University, Purdue Libraries faculty and staff will host Purdue D-VELoP: Viz for Biz!, a maker-space event in the Wilmeth Active Learning Center. Set from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, the event will provide Boilermakers with the […]

Purdue University Libraries Information Literacy Specialist and Associate Professor Dr. Clarence Maybee’s new book, “IMPACT Learning: Librarians at the Forefront of Change in Higher Education,” presents the ways in which academic librarians are making a difference in student learning and success, using Purdue University’s IMPACT (Instruction Matters: Purdue Academic Course Transformation) program as an example. […]

The Purdue University Research Repository, a research data-management resource for Purdue faculty, staff, and students, has been updated recently to better serve the University community. PURR provides an online, collaborative workspace for Purdue researchers with tools for learning about data-management best practices, privately sharing research files, and publishing completed data sets. Its goal is to […]