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‘Research Highlight’ category

March 28th, 2023

The Libraries Research Council has voted to support three research seed grant proposals that will advance the Research Excellence Areas in Libraries (REALs). The selected seed grant projects will occur between now and the end of August. Gang Shao: Exploring Data Management Courses in U.S. Higher Education Institutions This project will provide a comprehensive overview of more…

February 21st, 2023

This article first appeared in the February 2023 edition of Libraries’ Research Highlight newsletter. With project funding from the Purdue Innovation Hub, Libraries faculty Heather Howard, Margaret Phillips (project-PI), and Dave Zwicky, with Professor Fred Berry (PPI, School of Engineering Technology), have spent several months hard at work creating a series of information modules, packaged more…

February 15th, 2023

This article first appeared in the January 2023 edition of Libraries’ Research Highlight newsletter.  At this paradoxical moment in history, more Americans have access to high quality, factual information at their fingertips than ever before, and yet, conspiracy theories and their believers have never appeared more prevalent or more powerful in inspiring grassroots fanaticism. How more…