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Featured Database: AgEcon Search

News & Announcements - 14 January 2020 - 6:00am
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 AgEcon Search, brought to you by the University of Minnesota Libraries, the Department of Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota and the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA). […]

Preserving Purdue’s History: Books from the Archives

Purdue Press News - 13 January 2020 - 7:39am
The mission of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections “is to support the discovery, learning, and engagement goals of Purdue University by identifying, collecting, preserving, and making available for research records and papers of enduring value created or received by the University and its employees.” In more ways than one, the mission of the […]

Highlights from 2019: Purdue University Press Year in Review

Purdue Press News - 13 December 2019 - 5:14pm
2019 was another great year at Purdue University Press. As we reflect on a year that included 29 new titles and several new journals, we’d like to thank all who support the press in a myriad of ways. Here are some highlights:   On May 6, Purdue’s 150th birthday, we joined Purdue University in celebrating […]

Who was Jan Hus? – A Q&A with author Pavel Soukup

Purdue Press News - 6 December 2019 - 12:06pm
We talked with author Pavel Soukup about his book with Purdue University Press, Jan Hus: The Life and Death of a Preacher. The book records the life of Jan Hus, a late medieval Czech university master and popular preacher, one of the most prominent reformers of medieval Europe as a whole.     Q: Who […]

Changes Coming to Kanopy Streaming Media in 2020

News & Announcements - 3 December 2019 - 9:05am
By Rebecca Richardson, Assistant Dean for Collections and Access, Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies. As part of our ongoing effort to provide the highest quality media content for Purdue students and faculty, while endeavoring to be good stewards of university resources, Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies (PULSIS) will soon […]

Purdue GIS Day Conference 2019 Research Poster Competition Winners

News & Announcements - 25 November 2019 - 1:36pm
Six Purdue University students’ research projects were honored at the 2019 Purdue University GIS Day Conference. The students’ projects were reviewed by a panel of faculty and staff judges during the one-day event, which was held November 8 in Stewart Center. First-, second- and third-place winners received $100, $75, and $50 respectively. The winning students […]

HSSE Featured Database – Academic Search Premier

News & Announcements - 21 November 2019 - 5:43pm
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 month we’re featuring Academic Search Premier, brought to you by EBSCO Industries, Inc.     Link: https://guides.lib.purdue.edu/db/db142 Access the databases off-campus with your Purdue login and password. Focus: […]

Opportunity for Purdue Faculty to Integrate Data Science into Courses thru IMPACT Data Science Education Project

News & Announcements - 21 November 2019 - 3:44pm
When the Integrative Data Science Initiative (IDSI) was announced, Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies (PULSIS) Associate Professor Clarence Maybee saw the initiative as an opportunity to create a sustainable and scalable course-development process for integrating data science into undergraduate courses. In Fall 2019, such a process was supported when Maybee’s and his […]

Hicks Study Breaks Schedule 2019

News & Announcements - 18 November 2019 - 1:20pm
Every semester end, Hicks Study Breaks offer students the opportunity to relax and de-stress during prep and finals weeks. This fall semester, Hicks Study Breaks will start Monday, December 2. All events are free and open to all Purdue students and will be held in the Hicks Undergraduate Library’s main common area. Prep Week 6-8 […]

Purdue University Press Holiday Sale

News & Announcements - 18 November 2019 - 9:56am
  Purdue University Press is offering a 40% discount on over 20 selected titles as part of our Winter Gift Catalog so you can celebrate your favorite holiday by gifting a book to a friend, loved one, or yourself. The books in the catalog are arranged in six different areas of interest: Take a Walk Down […]

Purdue University Press Holiday Sale

Purdue Press News - 18 November 2019 - 9:56am
  Purdue University Press is offering a 40% discount on over 20 selected titles as part of our Winter Gift Catalog so you can celebrate your favorite holiday by gifting a book to a friend, loved one, or yourself. The books in the catalog are arranged in six different areas of interest: Take a Walk Down […]

Digital Humanities and Scholarship Advancing at Purdue: Data Science Initiative Funds Supporting Course Redesigns, Graduate Student Learning via PULSIS, CLA Project

News & Announcements - 15 November 2019 - 12:09pm
Purdue University students who take social science or humanities courses will learn more from digital scholarship concepts and ideas incorporated into these courses in the coming months and years. Thanks to Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities Matt Hannah, Professor of English and African-American Studies Venetria Patton, and […]

Shofar: An Interview with Writer Ellen Galford

Purdue Press News - 11 November 2019 - 8:00am
In anticipation of the current issue of Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies, we spoke with poet and novelist Ellen Galford about her writing, as well as topics in Jewish studies more broadly. Galford composed three original poems for issue 37, volume 3, a special issue titled “Narrative Spaces at the Margins of British […]

Featured Database: Small Business Reference Center

News & Announcements - 5 November 2019 - 10:00am
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 Small Business Reference Center, brought to you by EBSCO Industries, Inc. Link: The List of Business Databases is the alphabetical list of the databases specially selected for those in […]

The Impact of a Monograph: “A Woman without a Husband Is Like a Fish without a Bicycle”

Purdue Press News - 4 November 2019 - 9:00am
Specialized scholarly books have long been the backbone of academia, but too often don’t get the attention they deserve. In this series, we ask our authors which monographs have had a lasting influence on them. Follow this link to see the rest of the series. This post is written by Nancy Wingfield, a series editor […]

Looking Back and Looking Forward; Thinking Local and Thinking Global

Purdue Press News - 4 November 2019 - 7:00am
This post is written by Purdue University Press Director Justin Race. It is part of the blog tour hosted by the Association of University Presses in celebration of University Press week. To see the rest of the posts in the tour, click here.  The theme of University Press Week this year is “Read. Think. Act.”. […]

Central European Studies Sale – 50% off entire series

Purdue Press News - 1 November 2019 - 3:00pm
Purdue University Press is offering 50% off all books in its Central European Studies series through the end of the year. Recent and forthcoming titles in the series includes A History of Yugoslavia by Marie-Janine Calic, Making Peace in an Age of War: Emperor Ferdinand III (1608–1657) by Mark Hengerer, and Jan Hus: The Life […]

ILS Digital Scholarship Courses Offer Purdue Students Instruction in Data Science, Digital Humanities & More

News & Announcements - 28 October 2019 - 11:00am
Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies (PULSIS) will offer four new digital scholarship-related information and library science (ILS) courses in Spring 2020. According to Matt Hannah, assistant professor of Digital Humanities, PULSIS, the courses are designed to provide students with important skills related to Digital Humanities, data science, archival science, and data management. […]

Dean Beth McNeil: Advocating for Open, Transparent, and Sustainable Access to Scholarship

Open Access - 25 October 2019 - 7:55am
Oct. 21-27, 2019, is International Open Access Week. This is part of a series — written by Purdue faculty and staff — that demonstrates the benefits of open access scholarly publishing. For the entire series, visit http://blogs.lib.purdue.edu/news/category/oaweek19/. by Beth McNeil, Dean of Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies and Esther Ellis Norton Professor […]

Dean Beth McNeil: Advocating for Open, Transparent, and Sustainable Access to Scholarship

News & Announcements - 25 October 2019 - 7:55am
Oct. 21-27, 2019, is International Open Access Week. This is part of a series — written by Purdue faculty and staff — that demonstrates the benefits of open access scholarly publishing. For the entire series, visit http://blogs.lib.purdue.edu/news/category/oaweek19/. by Beth McNeil, Dean of Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies and Esther Ellis Norton Professor […]

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