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November 30th, 2021

Parrish Library’s Featured Database will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This time we’re featuring MRI Simmons Insights, brought to you by MRI Simmons. Focus MRI Simmons Insights, formerly known as Mediamark Internet Reporter, provides information on demographics, lifestyles, product and brand usage, and more…

November 24th, 2021

Humanities, Social Science and Education Library’s Featured Database will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This time we’re featuring Social Sciences Full Text database, brought to you by EBSCO. Link: https://guides.lib.purdue.edu/db/ssft Access the databases off-campus with your Purdue login and password. Focus: This database more…

November 1st, 2021

In July 2021, Libraries Professor Bethany McGowan was awarded an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) planning grant to conduct research that seeks to understand how health information, including misinformation and disinformation, originates and spreads in African American communities. The planning grant will lay the foundation for a larger project grant proposal that will more…

October 28th, 2021

Humanities, Social Science and Education Library’s Featured Database will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This time we’re featuring Gale Literature database, brought to you by Gale. Link: https://guides.lib.purdue.edu/db/literary Access the databases off-campus with your Purdue login and password. Focus: This database brings together more…

October 26th, 2021

Libraries is pleased to announce that Associate Dean for Research and Creative Endeavors in the Honors College and Professor of English Kristina Bross is the recipient of the 2022 Leadership in Open Access Award. Dr. Bross is a staunch supporter of scholarly dissemination and open access, as demonstrated by her many projects completed in collaboration more…

October 25th, 2021

  International Open Access Week begins today. For many working in open scholarship, this is a time to reflect on Open Access and the role it plays in the dissemination and access of scholarly works. Open Access refers to the free, immediate, online availability of scholarly works, including rights to re-use that content. Open Access more…

October 14th, 2021

Humanities, Social Science and Education Library’s Featured Database will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This time we’re featuring Kanopy database, brought to you by Kanopy. Link: https://guides.lib.purdue.edu/db/kanopy Access the databases off-campus with your Purdue login and password. Focus: This database is offers over more…

October 5th, 2021

Parrish Library’s Featured Database will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This time we’re featuring SimplyAnalytics, brought to you by SimplyAnalytics, Inc. Focus SimplyAnalytics contains extensive data including demographic, housing, employment, consumer spending (CEX), D&B business points-of-interest, and marketing data from Mediamark Research (MRI). more…

September 28th, 2021

  A simplified, multi-campus search and request system for books and other physical items in our Libraries collections is coming to Purdue and its regional campuses beginning Spring 2022. This new Fulfillment Network system will allow Libraries patrons from PWL, PNW, and PFW to locate and request physical items from libraries on all three campuses more…

September 14th, 2021

Parrish Library’s Featured Database will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This time we’re featuring PrivCo. Focus A premier source for business and financial data on over 300,000 major, non-publicly traded corporations, including family owned, private equity owned, venture backed, and international unlisted companies. more…