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Featured Database: CountryWatch

News & Announcements - 3 August 2020 - 10:00pm
Parrish Library’s Featured Database aims to give a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of the Purdue Libraries and the School of Information Studies (PULSIS) specialized subscription databases. This Featured Database highlights CountryWatch, brought to you by CountryWatch, Inc. Focus CountryWatch provides critical country-specific intelligence and data through key publications produced by […]

Purdue University Press Announces Books for 2020 Fall/Winter Season

Purdue Press News - 31 July 2020 - 6:39am
Purdue University Press is pleased to announce the list of new books for our Fall/Winter 2020 season. This new season of books will cover subjects including Jewish studies, central european studies, aeronautics and astronautics, Indiana, politics, library sciences, and literature. This season adds to our collection of Holocaust memoirs with Escaping Extermination: Hungarian Prodigy to […]

Stories of Survival and Hope

Purdue Press News - 15 July 2020 - 9:10am
The stories of Holocaust survivors are as varied as they are inspiring, but the common thread holding them together is persistence in the face of unthinkable devastation and suffering. Purdue University Press is proud of our part helping preserve their stories, several of which you can find below.   Escaping Extermination: Hungarian Prodigy to American […]

Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies Honored for Special Achievement in GIS

News & Announcements - 14 July 2020 - 12:01pm
Geographic Information System Provider Esri Awards Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies at Virtual Annual User Conference   REDLANDS, Calif.—July 13, 2020—Esri, the global leader in location intelligence, presented Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies (LSIS) with Esri’s Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Award on July 13, 2020, at the annual […]

Croatian Radical Separatism and Diaspora Terrorism: Q&A with Mate Nikola Tokić

Purdue Press News - 6 July 2020 - 9:49am
We talked to Mate Nikola Tokić, the author of Croatian Radical Separatism and Diaspora Terrorism During the Cold War. Croatian Radical Separatism and Diaspora Terrorism During the Cold War examines one of the most active but least remembered groups of terrorists of the Cold War: radical anti-Yugoslav Croatian separatists. At its core, this book is concerned […]

British Imperial Air Power: A Q&A with Alex M. Spencer

Purdue Press News - 18 June 2020 - 6:48am
We talked to Alex M. Spencer, the author of British Imperial Air Power: The Royal Air Forces and the Defense of Australia and New Zealand Between the World Wars. British Imperial Air Power examines the air defense of Australia and New Zealand during the interwar period. It also demonstrates the difficulty of applying new military […]

Featured Database: ABI Inform Collection

News & Announcements - 9 June 2020 - 7:30am
Parrish Library’s Featured Database aims to give a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of the Purdue Libraries and the School of Information Studies (PULSIS) specialized subscription databases. This Featured Database highlights ABI Inform Collection, brought to you by ProQuest. Focus Featuring over 3,000 full-text journals, 25,000 dissertations, 14,000 SSRN working papers, […]

Teaching the Empire: A Q&A with Scott O. Moore

Purdue Press News - 20 May 2020 - 12:45pm
We talked to Scott O. Moore, an assistant professor of history at Eastern Connecticut State University and author of Teaching the Empire: Education and State Loyalty in Late Habsburg Austria. Teaching the Empire explores how Habsburg Austria utilized education to cultivate the patriotism of its people.   Q: What got you interested in studying and […]

Through Astronaut Eyes: A Q&A with Jennifer Levasseur

Purdue Press News - 20 May 2020 - 6:16am
We talked to Jennifer Levasseur, a museum curator in the Department of Space History at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC and the author of Through Astronaut Eyes: Photographing Early Human Spaceflight. Through Astronaut Eyes explores the origins and impact of astronaut still photography from 1962 to 1972, the period when human […]

Featured Database: Gale Business Plan Builder

News & Announcements - 5 May 2020 - 7:30am
Getting Started with Gale Business Plan Builder Parrish Library’s Featured Database aims to give a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of the Purdue Libraries and the School of Information Studies (PULSIS) specialized subscription databases. This Featured Database highlights Gale Business Plan Builder, brought to you Gale, a Cengage Company. Link The […]

Open Access and COVID-19

Open Access - 4 May 2020 - 3:00am
The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has brought into sharp focus the importance of access to digital information. Collaboration in a digital environment has become paramount as researchers seek to answer questions about the novel coronavirus. These researchers and scholars need immediate access to research and datasets being used by other scholars in order to build on existing […]

Open Access and COVID-19

Purdue Press News - 4 May 2020 - 3:00am
The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has brought into sharp focus the importance of access to digital information. Collaboration in a digital environment has become paramount as researchers seek to answer questions about the novel coronavirus. These researchers and scholars need immediate access to research and datasets being used by other scholars in order to build on existing […]

Data Science is Thriving at Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies

News & Announcements - 1 May 2020 - 11:38am
At Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies, we are dedicated to the persistent pursuit of the next giant leap. Nearly every one of Purdue’s 40,000+ students engages with Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies during their academic careers, and the expertise of our faculty and liaison librarians spans across all colleges and departments. […]

Special Sale on Books for All Boilermakers

Purdue Press News - 1 May 2020 - 9:55am
In celebration of Purdue University’s 151st birthday on May 6 we’re offering 50% off a selection of Purdue related books through the end of the day on May 11. Books include both 150th Anniversary books, Ever True and Purdue at 150, biographies on notable Purdue alumni, a new collection of Neil Armstrong’s letters, and other […]

Purdue University Press Selects New Fulfillment and Publishing Services Partner

Purdue Press News - 30 April 2020 - 6:28am
Purdue University Press is pleased to announce a new partnership with Longleaf Services for fulfillment and distribution services which will take affect on July 1, 2020. In addition, Purdue University Press books will be represented by the Columbia University Press Sales Consortium in the United States. “I’ve watched over the past few years as many […]

The Impact of a Monograph: Overlapping Memories of Vietnam and Apollo

Purdue Press News - 28 April 2020 - 11:13am
Scholarly books have long been the backbone of academia, but too often these books do not get the attention they deserve. In this series, we ask our authors which academic works have had a lasting influence on them. Follow this link to see the rest of the series. This post was written by Jennifer Levasseur, PhD, […]

Gardening Books from Purdue University Press

Purdue Press News - 14 April 2020 - 3:00am
Whether you’re a master gardener or in need of a pleasant distraction Purdue University Press publishes wonderful books on the outdoors, including books on horticulture, agriculture, and the natural history of the Midwest. Below you can find a few of our featured titles on gardening. Through April 30, Purdue University Press is offering a special […]

Taking Note of Latino-Owned Businesses: Q&A with Marlene Orozco

Purdue Press News - 9 April 2020 - 12:28pm
We talked to Marlene Orozco, an editor and author of Advancing U.S. Latino Entrepreneurship: A New National Economic Imperative. The book, also edited by Alfonso Morales, Michael J. Pisani, and Jerry I. Porras, examines business formation and success among Latinos by identifying arrangements that enhance entrepreneurship and by understanding the sociopolitical contexts that shape entrepreneurial […]

Free Standards for Personal Protective Equipment

News & Announcements - 8 April 2020 - 5:39am
In response to requests from the community of STEM librarians and practitioners working to address the lack of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) available to the health care community and other essential workers, a variety of organizations have made relevant professional standards freely available to the community of researchers and practitioners to ensure equipment produced is […]

Featured Database: S&P Capital IQ

News & Announcements - 7 April 2020 - 7:00am
Parrish Library’s Featured Database aims to give a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of the Purdue Libraries and the School of Information Studies (PULSIS) specialized subscription databases. This Featured Database highlights S&P Capital IQ, brought to you by S&P Global. Link: The List of Business Databases is the alphabetical list of […]

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