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Recommended Reading for Space Day

Purdue Press News - 6 May 2022 - 8:00am
To celebrate National Space Day, Purdue University Press is featuring books on NASA, astronauts, and spaceflight.     The Sky Above: An Astronaut’s Memoir of Adventure, Persistence, and Faith Looking up at the stars at the age of ten, John Casper dreamed of being a space explorer. The Sky Above tells how persistence and determination […]

Books for Boilermakers

Purdue Press News - 6 May 2022 - 7:00am
To celebrate Purdue’s 153rd anniversary and the graduation of the class of 2022, Purdue University Press will be having a 50% off sale on all Purdue related books from May 6-May 20. All you need to do to is enter code 21PURDUE50 when ordering from our website to redeem the discount. You can find the […]

Dr. Chao Cai Receives NSF REU Site Grant for New Undergraduate Research Experience at Purdue

News & Announcements - 27 April 2022 - 8:16am
Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies assistant professor and principal investigator Dr. Chao Cai has received a prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Site grant totalling $402,971 for his project “REU Site: Purdue Undergraduate Research Experiences for Plant Biology and Data Science (PURE-PD)” in conjunction with Co-PI Dr. Natalia […]

Featured Database: Web of Science

News & Announcements - 26 April 2022 - 11:30am
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 Web of Science brought to you by Clarivate Analytics. Focus Web of Science provides access to the world’s leading scholarly literature in the science, social sciences, arts, and humanities […]

Recommended Reading for Earth Day

Purdue Press News - 22 April 2022 - 7:00am
To celebrate Earth Day, Purdue University Press is featuring books on weather, climate, environmental issues, and the energy crisis. Read through the list below, or check out our books on Gardening, Botany, and Horticulture.   Spearheading Environmental Change: The Legacy of Indiana Congressman Floyd J. Fithian Largely remembered for his participation in the Democratic reform […]

The Sky Above-A Q&A with astronaut John Casper

Purdue Press News - 12 April 2022 - 9:00am
In this interview, we talk with author, Purdue alumnus, and astronaut Colonel John H. Casper, (USAF, Ret.) about his forthcoming autobiography, The Sky Above: An Astronaut’s Memoir of Adventure, Persistence, and Faith. Q: Could you give a brief description of your book? The Sky Above tells how persistence and determination led me to fly in […]

Upcoming Spring Reading Program from AAARCC and Libraries

News & Announcements - 9 April 2022 - 5:57am
Libraries is proud to support the upcoming Asian American and Asian Resource and Cultural Center (AAARCC) Spring Reading Program and Speaker Series. This event will be held on Tuesday, April 19th, 2022 from 5:00–6:30 p.m. in STEW 314 and will feature a joint reading and conversation of Brian Leung’s All I Should Not Tell and […]

Announcing Expanded Open Access Publishing Opportunities with PLOS

Open Access - 5 April 2022 - 11:15am
Taking effect on April 1, 2022, Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies has entered into an Unlimited Publishing Agreement with the Public Library of Science (PLOS). This agreement expands our current PLOS open access publishing partnership to provide unlimited publishing in all PLOS journals without incurring fees.   This new agreement happened as a […]

Announcing Expanded Open Access Publishing Opportunities with PLOS

News & Announcements - 5 April 2022 - 11:15am
Taking effect on April 1, 2022, Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies has entered into an Unlimited Publishing Agreement with the Public Library of Science (PLOS). This agreement expands our current PLOS open access publishing partnership to provide unlimited publishing in all PLOS journals without incurring fees.   This new agreement happened as a […]

Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000 – HSSE Featured Database

News & Announcements - 24 March 2022 - 5:05pm
Humanities, Social Science and Education Library’s Featured Database will give you a brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This time we’re featuring Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000 database, brought to you by Alexander Street. Link: https://guides.lib.purdue.edu/db/wasm Access the databases off-campus with your Purdue login […]

Featured Database: Checkpoint Edge

News & Announcements - 22 March 2022 - 11:30am
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 Checkpoint Edge brought to you by Thomson Reuters. Focus RIA Checkpoint provides primary tax documents and secondary analysis for federal, state, and local taxation, estate planning, pensions and benefits, […]

Finding Order in Diversity: A Q&A with Scott Berg

Purdue Press News - 17 March 2022 - 12:15pm
We talked to Scott Berg, the author of Finding Order in Diversity: Religious Toleration in the Habsburg Empire, 1792–1848, about the aspects of the Habsburg Empire studied for the first time in this book and their possible relevance to readers today. Finding Order in Diversity: Religious Toleration in the Habsburg Empire, 1792–1848 covers the tumultuous […]

Magnificent Trees of Indiana

Purdue Press News - 1 March 2022 - 6:00am
Trees have always been a passion for Carroll D. Ritter. Taking inspiration from reading a variety of historical accounts of Indiana’s great natural heritage, Ritter authored Magnificent Trees of Indiana, published by Purdue University Press. He has written this book as a fresh approach to looking at the State of Indiana through the lens of […]

Grab a Mic and MAKEYOURSTORY: Purdue Undergrad Wins Podcast Contest

News & Announcements - 17 February 2022 - 3:40pm
  Meet Bridget Arnold, the winner of Libraries’ MakeYourStory narrative podcast contest. She’s blazing her own trail at Purdue University, with majors in Anthropology and Organizational Leadership and minors in Spanish and Design & Innovation. The journey to this unique program of study was not without its stumbles, surprises, or sidetracks (into camper living on […]

Libraries Introduces Wiley Open Access Publishing Options for Purdue Authors

Open Access - 15 February 2022 - 4:10pm
Open Access publishing leads to more discovery, more downloads, and more global access to Purdue’s giant leaps in research. Purdue authors may now include an open access option when publishing their research in Wiley hybrid journals without incurring author’s fees or embargoes. This new opportunity resulted from the collective bargaining of the Big Ten Academic […]

Libraries Introduces Wiley Open Access Publishing Options for Purdue Authors

News & Announcements - 15 February 2022 - 4:10pm
Open Access publishing leads to more discovery, more downloads, and more global access to Purdue’s giant leaps in research. Purdue authors may now include an open access option when publishing their research in Wiley hybrid journals without incurring author’s fees or embargoes. This new opportunity resulted from the collective bargaining of the Big Ten Academic […]

Featured Database: SAGE Business Cases

News & Announcements - 15 February 2022 - 9:00am
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 SAGE Business Cases, brought to you by SAGE. Focus The SAGE Business Cases database includes over 4,000 cases on entrepreneurship, accounting, healthcare management, leadership, and social enterprise from over […]

HSSE Featured Database – INSPIRE

News & Announcements - 27 January 2022 - 4:58pm
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 time we’re featuring INSPIRE, brought to by the Indiana State Library. Link: https://guides.lib.purdue.edu/db/inspire Access the databases off-campus with your Purdue login and password. Focus: Sometimes referred to the […]

Announcing the Launch of PurdueBorrow

News & Announcements - 10 January 2022 - 12:00am
Libraries is proud to announce that their new fulfillment network, PurdueBorrow with Purdue Northwest and Purdue Fort Wayne, is now live in Library Search. PurdueBorrow allows easier requesting and borrowing of physical materials across all three campuses from their respective online catalogs. If a user performs a search from the main Libraries webpage using the […]

Libraries Must Have Made Santa’s “Nice” List This Year: Professor Emerita’s timeless Night Before Christmas Collection Gifted to Archives and Special Collections

News & Announcements - 22 December 2021 - 8:44am
Judith M. Nixon, Professor Emerita of Library Science, has decided to donate her collection of illustrated versions of Clement C. Moore’s Night Before Christmas to Purdue Libraries Archives and Special Collections, and to provide a generous endowment for the care and development of the collection. Fittingly, the first nine editions of the donation were delivered […]

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