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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 […]

Publishing Open Access and Transformed Datasets

Open Access - 24 October 2019 - 12:45pm
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 Sandi Caldrone, Data Repository Outreach Specialist Publishing open access data requires imagination. When I review datasets submitted […]

Publishing Open Access and Transformed Datasets

News & Announcements - 24 October 2019 - 12:45pm
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 Sandi Caldrone, Data Repository Outreach Specialist Publishing open access data requires imagination. When I review datasets submitted […]

October HSSE Featured Database: ERIC

News & Announcements - 24 October 2019 - 9:00am
The HSSE Featured Database for October is ERIC (EBSCO Interface). This database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education and stands for “Educational Resources Information Center,” which has been providing education research since 1964. It also explores research in other disciplines that have implications on educational theory and practice.

Open Access for Alumni

Open Access - 23 October 2019 - 9:25am
Oct. 21-27, 2019, is International Open Access Week. This is part of a series — written by Purdue faculty — that demonstrates the benefits of open access scholarly publishing. For the entire series, visit http://blogs.lib.purdue.edu/news/category/oaweek19/. by Erla P. Heyns, Head, Humanities, Social Sciences, Education, and Business Division Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies […]

Open Access for Alumni

News & Announcements - 23 October 2019 - 9:25am
Oct. 21-27, 2019, is International Open Access Week. This is part of a series — written by Purdue faculty — that demonstrates the benefits of open access scholarly publishing. For the entire series, visit http://blogs.lib.purdue.edu/news/category/oaweek19/. by Erla P. Heyns, Head, Humanities, Social Sciences, Education, and Business Division Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies […]

The Evolution of the Joint Transportation Research Program

Open Access - 22 October 2019 - 9:18am
Oct. 21-27, 2019, is International Open Access Week. This is part of a series — written by Purdue faculty — that demonstrates the benefits of open access scholarly publishing. For the entire series, visit http://blogs.lib.purdue.edu/news/category/oaweek19/. by Darcy Bullock, Lyles Family Professor of Civil Engineering and Director, Joint Transportation Research Program The Purdue e-Pubs open access […]

The Evolution of the Joint Transportation Research Program

News & Announcements - 22 October 2019 - 9:18am
Oct. 21-27, 2019, is International Open Access Week. This is part of a series — written by Purdue faculty — that demonstrates the benefits of open access scholarly publishing. For the entire series, visit http://blogs.lib.purdue.edu/news/category/oaweek19/. by Darcy Bullock, Lyles Family Professor of Civil Engineering and Director, Joint Transportation Research Program The Purdue e-Pubs open access […]

Democratizing Readership of Research on Teaching and Learning Engineering

Open Access - 21 October 2019 - 10:01pm
by Monica Cardella and Senay Purzer, School of Engineering Education, Purdue University As editors, we have had countless conversations with prospective authors and other colleagues about the model used for the Journal of Pre-College Engineering Education Research (J-PEER): an online, open access, common good journal. Free for readers to access articles, free for authors to […]

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