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February 15th, 2022

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 SAGE Business Cases, brought to you by SAGE. Focus The SAGE Business Cases database includes over 4,000 cases on entrepreneurship, accounting, healthcare management, leadership, and social enterprise from over more…

January 27th, 2022

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 INSPIRE, brought to by the Indiana State Library. Link: https://guides.lib.purdue.edu/db/inspire Access the databases off-campus with your Purdue login and password. Focus: Sometimes referred to the more…

January 10th, 2022

Libraries is proud to announce that their new fulfillment network, PurdueBorrow with Purdue Northwest and Purdue Fort Wayne, is now live in Library Search. PurdueBorrow allows easier requesting and borrowing of physical materials across all three campuses from their respective online catalogs. If a user performs a search from the main Libraries webpage using the more…

December 22nd, 2021

Judith M. Nixon, Professor Emerita of Library Science, has decided to donate her collection of illustrated versions of Clement C. Moore’s Night Before Christmas to Purdue Libraries Archives and Special Collections, and to provide a generous endowment for the care and development of the collection. Fittingly, the first nine editions of the donation were delivered more…

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…