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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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Advancing U.S. Latino Entrepreneurship

Purdue Press News - 7 April 2020 - 6:22am
While it is well known that Latinos make up one of the largest and fastest growing populations in the U.S., new Latino-owned businesses are now outpacing this population growth and the startup business growth of all other demographic groups in the country. Out April 15, Advancing U.S. Latino Entrepreneurship: A New National Economic Imperative edited […]

Purdue University Press Open Access Resources

Purdue Press News - 19 March 2020 - 6:59am
Purdue University Press is pleased to offer open access resources made available on Purdue e-Pubs, the open access text repository and publishing platform supported by the Purdue University Libraries. Additionally, Purdue University Press is offering a special 40% discount on all books through April 15. Details are below. Here is a brief summary of what is […]

Purdue University Press Open Access Resources

Open Access - 19 March 2020 - 6:59am
Purdue University Press is pleased to offer open access resources made available on Purdue e-Pubs, the open access text repository and publishing platform supported by the Purdue University Libraries. Additionally, Purdue University Press is offering a special 40% discount on all books through April 15. Details are below. Here is a brief summary of what is […]

Statement from Dean Beth McNeil on COVID-19

News & Announcements - 11 March 2020 - 7:37am
The health and safety of the Purdue University community remains our utmost concern in these uncertain times. Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies stands with the vigilant efforts of campus administration to minimize the risk of exposure to COVID-19 to our students, faculty, and staff by moving current courses online. As this situation […]

Purdue Libraries Changes to Operations Re: COVID-19

News & Announcements - 11 March 2020 - 7:34am
Announcements In accordance with Purdue University’s decision to move all Spring 2020 courses online for the foreseeable future, Purdue Libraries will be making changes to its operations in the interest of the health and safety of the campus community. News about the COVID-19 virus changes fast, and any updates to Libraries-specific operating procedures or policies […]

Purdue Libraries Remote Access Resources Guide

News & Announcements - 11 March 2020 - 7:29am
Get Help Online Use our Ask a Librarian service for general assistance with Libraries resources. Texting and tweeting are available during limited hours, and emails are checked regularly. Please understand that delayed responses may occur based on staff availability during this uncertain time. E-Resources Purdue Libraries has an expansive catalog on e-resources covering all disciplines […]

Featured Database: Passport

News & Announcements - 10 March 2020 - 7:00am
Getting Started with Passport 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 Passport, brought to you by Euromonitor International. Link The List of Business Databases is the alphabetical […]

Featured Database: S&P Capital IQ

News & Announcements - 10 March 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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