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From Momentum: Libraries Reaffirms Commitment to Resource Access

Open Access - 25 November 2020 - 10:24am
This article originally appeared in Provost Akridge’s November 2020 edition of Momentum: A Web Letter from the Office of the Provost.  Having recently announced that Purdue University and its regional campuses have entered negotiations with major for-profit academic publisher Elsevier, Libraries will prioritize broadening campus understanding of alternative means of accessing scholarly information, focusing on […]

From Momentum: Libraries Reaffirms Commitment to Resource Access

News & Announcements - 25 November 2020 - 10:24am
This article originally appeared in Provost Akridge’s November 2020 edition of Momentum: A Web Letter from the Office of the Provost.  Having recently announced that Purdue University and its regional campuses have entered negotiations with major for-profit academic publisher Elsevier, Libraries will prioritize broadening campus understanding of alternative means of accessing scholarly information, focusing on […]

Elsevier Negotiations Update: Now Seeking Campus Feedback

News & Announcements - 24 November 2020 - 5:00am
  In October 2020, we announced that Purdue University and its regional campuses had entered into contract negotiations with major for-profit academic publisher, Elsevier. Today, we write to you with an update on these negotiations and next steps.  Our negotiation team met with Elsevier again this fall. After multiple rounds of proposal reviews that failed […]

2020 Winter Gift Sale

Purdue Press News - 15 November 2020 - 1:00am
Purdue University Press is offering a 40% discount on ALL TITLES through the end of 2020, ending at 11:59 p.m. ET on December 31. All you need to do is enter code 21GIFT40 when ordering directly from our website. From gorgeous coffee-table books on Purdue & Indiana to stirring biographies on some of the most […]

Raising Up the Science Behind the Human-Animal Bond

Purdue Press News - 12 November 2020 - 2:00am
This post 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 Raise UP, this theme highlights the role that the university press community plays […]

Purdue University Press Announces Books for 2021 Spring/Summer Season

Purdue Press News - 10 November 2020 - 9:39am
Purdue University Press is pleased to announce the list of new books for our 2021 Spring/Summer season. This new season of books will cover subjects including Jewish studies, central european studies, the human-animal bond, literature, and modern weather sciences. In Reginald Sutcliffe and the Invention of Modern Weather System Science author Jonathan E. Martin shines […]

Purdue Press memoir to be focus of virtual book talk at University of London Library

Purdue Press News - 4 November 2020 - 11:21am
On November 16, 2020, The Wiener Holocaust Library at the University of London will welcome Rabbi Baroness Julia Neuberger, Dr. Rachel Polonsky, Dr. Mika Provata-Carlone and musician Robert Max to a virtual discussion of music, art, and how they can sustain humans in recognition of the recent publication of Escaping Extermination: Hungarian Prodigy to American […]

SPRING ’21 Course Spotlight on ILS 59500: Information and Communication Strategies for the Technical Workplace

News & Announcements - 2 November 2020 - 10:07am
ILS 59500:  Information and Communication Strategies for the Technical Workplace Meeting Times: DIS Instructors: Margaret Phillips, Dave Zwicky, Michael Fosmire This course emphasizes the importance and role of strong information and communication skills (written, oral, graphical, and interpersonal) in a successful engineering or technology career. Search, evaluate, access, use, and synthesize technical information in order […]

SPRING ’21 Course Spotlight on ILS 49500: Information Skills for Health Sciences Professionals

News & Announcements - 1 November 2020 - 9:57am
ILS 49500: Information Skills for Health Sciences Professionals Meeting Times: TR 9:30am-10:20am (Online) 1st 8 weeks Instructor: Jane Yatcilla So you want to go to medical school or veterinary school, or become a chiropractor, dentist, public health specialist, osteopath, occupational therapist, physical therapist, physician’s assistant, or get a PhD and do clinical research. Take this […]

SPRING ’21 Course Spotlight on ILS 69500:  Introduction to Computational Text Analysis in the Humanities and Social Sciences

News & Announcements - 30 October 2020 - 10:55am
ILS 695:  Introduction to Computational Text Analysis in the Humanities and Social Sciences Meeting Times: TR 3:00-4:15 (Online) Instructor: Trevor Burrows Computational analysis of textual data has become increasingly important in the world of digital humanities, digital history, data science, and computational social science. This course provides an introduction to the methods, debates, controversies, and […]

Spring ’21 Course Spotlight on ILS 29500: Truth, Lies, and Trust: Credibility, Authority, and Quality in a Digital Age

News & Announcements - 29 October 2020 - 11:04am
ILS 29500: Truth, Lies, and Trust: Credibility, Authority, and Quality in a Digital Age Meeting Times: Thurs 2:30-3:20pm Instructor:  John Fritch This course examines concepts of trust and authority and uses them to promote critical thinking and assessments regarding credibility.  Authoritative information sources, evaluative criteria, and technical tools will be enumerated and discussed as students […]

SPRING ’21 Course Spotlight on ILS 39500: Digital Cultural Studies

News & Announcements - 28 October 2020 - 4:41am
ILS 39500:  Digital Cultural Studies Meeting Times:  DIS Instructor:  Matt Hannah We live in a technologically complex time, a time in which our access to and experience with technology has dramatic effects on our lifeworld. Digital cultural studies is an interdisciplinary and creative approach to understanding, theorizing, building, and critiquing the human experience of technology. […]

Purdue publishes new books to help Parkinson’s disease patients and caregivers

Purdue Press News - 26 October 2020 - 8:52am
More than 10 million people worldwide are living with Parkinson’s disease.1 A diagnosis of this incurable disease is as disorienting as it is devastating. Purdue University Press has recently published two new books that will serve as essential resources for patients, their loved ones, and caregivers to help make sense of what comes next after […]

Making More Data Findable

Open Access - 22 October 2020 - 11:00am
By: Sandi Caldrone, Data Repository Outreach Specialist The Purdue University Research Repository (PURR) has published over 1,100 open access datasets from Purdue researchers – no small feat – but we want to do more. How can we make more of Purdue’s cutting-edge research data FAIR – Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable? We’re starting at the […]

Making More Data Findable

News & Announcements - 22 October 2020 - 11:00am
By: Sandi Caldrone, Data Repository Outreach Specialist The Purdue University Research Repository (PURR) has published over 1,100 open access datasets from Purdue researchers – no small feat – but we want to do more. How can we make more of Purdue’s cutting-edge research data FAIR – Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable? We’re starting at the […]

Diversity and Making Podcast and Video Series: New Episode and Upcoming Maker Event

News & Announcements - 21 October 2020 - 10:52am
Announcing the second episode in the Diversity and Making Podcast and Video Series, a collaboration between Libraries and School of Information Studies and the Purdue University Asian American and Asian Resource and Cultural Center: In this episode, we talk with Kristina Mok from Makers Making Change. The motto of the organization is ‘empowering people with […]

The Importance of Open Access Scholarship in Structural Equity and Inclusion

News & Announcements - 20 October 2020 - 5:00am
By: Mark Puente, Associate Dean for Organizational Development, Inclusion and Diversity The theme for the 2020 Open Access Week is “Open with Purpose: Taking Action to Build Structural Equity and Inclusion.” The theme is timely in light of the structural inequities that have come to light in recent months with the global pandemic as well […]

The Importance of Open Access Scholarship in Structural Equity and Inclusion

Open Access - 20 October 2020 - 5:00am
By: Mark Puente, Associate Dean for Organizational Development, Inclusion and Diversity The theme for the 2020 Open Access Week is “Open with Purpose: Taking Action to Build Structural Equity and Inclusion.” The theme is timely in light of the structural inequities that have come to light in recent months with the global pandemic as well […]

Professor Nicholas K. Rauh Awarded Leadership in Open Access Award

News & Announcements - 19 October 2020 - 7:00am
Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies is proud to announce the 2020 winner of the Leadership in Open Access Award, Professor Nicholas K. Rauh. Since 2010, the Leadership in Open Access Award has been awarded annually to a member of the Purdue community who demonstrates an exceptional commitment to broadening the reach of scholarship […]

Professor Nicholas K. Rauh Awarded Leadership in Open Access Award

Open Access - 19 October 2020 - 7:00am
Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies is proud to announce the 2020 winner of the Leadership in Open Access Award, Professor Nicholas K. Rauh. Since 2010, the Leadership in Open Access Award has been awarded annually to a member of the Purdue community who demonstrates an exceptional commitment to broadening the reach of scholarship […]

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