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Q&A with Author George Leopold, Biographer of Gus Grissom

News & Announcements - 14 September 2018 - 7:50am
A revised and expanded paperback edition of Calculated Risk: The Supersonic Life and Time of Gus Grissom by George Leopold will be released on September 15th. In preparation for the release, the press interviewed Leopold to find out more behind his inspiration in writing the book, some thoughts on the book’s subject, and more.   Q: What […]

Q&A with Author George Leopold, Biographer of Gus Grissom

Purdue Press News - 14 September 2018 - 7:50am
A revised and expanded paperback edition of Calculated Risk: The Supersonic Life and Time of Gus Grissom by George Leopold will be released on September 15th. In preparation for the release, the press interviewed Leopold to find out more behind his inspiration in writing the book, some thoughts on the book’s subject, and more.   Q: What […]

Purdue Libraries Hosting “Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness” Exhibit, with Sept. 20 Opening Presentation by NY Times Best-Selling Author Terese Mailhot, Tecumseh Postdoctoral Fellow at Purdue

News & Announcements - 13 September 2018 - 5:51pm
The Purdue University Libraries, in partnership with the Native American Educational and Cultural Center (NAECC) at Purdue, is hosting the traveling exhibition “Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness.” The exhibit was developed by the American Library Association (ALA) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM), and it focuses on the interconnectedness of […]

Office of Undergraduate Research Now Part of University Libraries; Innovative Partnership Enhances Resources for Undergraduates’ Research Needs

News & Announcements - 13 September 2018 - 11:47am
The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) at Purdue University is now part of the Purdue Libraries, creating a partnership between two vital resource areas for undergraduate students, faculty, and staff at Purdue. Now located in the Hicks Undergraduate Library, the OUR is easily accessible and continues to serve as a central resource to promote and […]

Hicks Library Closed Intermittent Hours Sept. 13 and 14 Due to Construction

News & Announcements - 12 September 2018 - 2:23pm
Due to construction, Hicks Undergraduate Library will be closed from 10:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14 through 7 a.m. Friday, Sept. 14. Hicks Library will again close at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14 through 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15. For more information, contact Hicks Library at (765) 494-6733 or via email at ugrl@purdue.edu.

Purdue University Press Announces 2018-19 Fall/Winter Books

Purdue Press News - 12 September 2018 - 8:20am
Purdue University Press announces 12 new books for the Fall/Winter 2018-19 season. These new books, slated for publication from September 2018 through February 2019, feature works in the subject areas of flight and space, library and information sciences, business and leadership, veterinary studies, global languages and literature, literary criticism, Jewish studies, and European history. Part […]

Purdue University Press Announces 2018-19 Fall/Winter Books

News & Announcements - 12 September 2018 - 8:20am
Purdue University Press announces 12 new books for the Fall/Winter 2018-19 season. These new books, slated for publication from September 2018 through February 2019, feature works in the subject areas of flight and space, library and information sciences, business and leadership, veterinary studies, global languages and literature, literary criticism, Jewish studies, and European history. Part […]

Featured Database: ProcurementIQ

News & Announcements - 11 September 2018 - 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 ProcurementIQ, formerly IBISWorld Procurement Reports, brought to you by IBISWorld Inc. Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/az.php?s=71213 is the alphabetical list of the databases specially selected for those in a business program of […]

PURR and Libraries: Providing Purdue Researchers with Data-Management and Archiving Tool

News & Announcements - 7 September 2018 - 1:55pm
Last week, the Washington Post published an article about the data a Purdue University professor (and two of his research colleagues) gathered on “every confirmed, line-of-duty police killing a civilian in 2014 and 2015.” Logan Strother, assistant professor in the Purdue Department of Political Science, used the Purdue University Research Repository, or PURR, to publish […]

Libraries’ Psychoactive Substances Research Collection Reflects Resurgence of Psychedelic Studies in Healing-Related Research

Archives and Special Collections - 7 September 2018 - 11:19am
Purdue University Libraries’ unique archive on psychoactive substances research has been named and is now known as the Betsy Gordon Psychoactive Substances Research Collection. Recently, with Gordon’s support, Purdue Libraries established an endowed archivist position in the Purdue Archives and Special Collections (a division of the Libraries) to lead and grow collections relating to the […]

Libraries’ Psychoactive Substances Research Collection Reflects Resurgence of Psychedelic Studies in Healing-Related Research

News & Announcements - 7 September 2018 - 11:19am
Purdue University Libraries’ unique archive on psychoactive substances research has been named and is now known as the Betsy Gordon Psychoactive Substances Research Collection. Recently, with Gordon’s support, Purdue Libraries established an endowed archivist position in the Purdue Archives and Special Collections (a division of the Libraries) to lead and grow collections relating to the […]

Reading Around the Office for #ReadABookDay

Purdue Press News - 6 September 2018 - 12:09pm
In celebration of #ReadABookDay, Purdue University Press asked around the office to see what our team have been reading. We hope you enjoy their responses, and that you’re inspired to let us know what what you’re reading, let us know on Twitter and Facebook! Liza Hagerman, Assistant Production Editor I’m currently reading A Little Life […]

Predatory Publishing and Purdue Faculty: What You Need to Know

Open Access - 31 August 2018 - 9:39am
The scholarly publishing landscape has changed more in the last 20 years than the last 300 years. Every year, we see the rise of new technologies and innovations in scholarly publishing, and in many ways, the rapid change has made it difficult for the remainder of the scholarly community to keep pace. Unfortunately, not all […]

Predatory Publishing and Purdue Faculty: What You Need to Know

News & Announcements - 31 August 2018 - 9:39am
The scholarly publishing landscape has changed more in the last 20 years than the last 300 years. Every year, we see the rise of new technologies and innovations in scholarly publishing, and in many ways, the rapid change has made it difficult for the remainder of the scholarly community to keep pace. Unfortunately, not all […]

Predatory Publishing and Purdue Faculty: What You Need to Know

Purdue Press News - 31 August 2018 - 9:39am
The scholarly publishing landscape has changed more in the last 20 years than the last 300 years. Every year, we see the rise of new technologies and innovations in scholarly publishing, and in many ways, the rapid change has made it difficult for the remainder of the scholarly community to keep pace. Unfortunately, not all […]

Safiya Noble, Author of “Algorithms of Oppression,” to Deliver Inaugural Critical Data Studies Distinguished Lecture Oct. 3

News & Announcements - 30 August 2018 - 1:50pm
Dr. Noble’s Talk Part of Purdue University’s Sesquicentennial Ideas Festival. Safiya Noble, author of the widely acclaimed book, “Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism,” will deliver the inaugural lecture in Purdue University Libraries’ Critical Data Studies Distinguished Lecture series at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3 in Fowler Hall at Purdue University. Noble’s lecture, […]

Call for Proposals: Digital Humanities Travel Grants for Purdue Grad Students, Innovation Grants for Faculty

News & Announcements - 28 August 2018 - 2:49pm
Purdue University Libraries Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities (DH) Matthew Hannah is seeking proposals from Purdue University graduate students for DH travel grants and from Purdue faculty for DH innovation grants. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the deadline of May 1, 2019. More information about each grant opportunity is below. Digital […]

Purdue Libraries Professor and Information Literacy Specialist Clarence Maybee Co-Leads National Teaching and Learning Summer Program for Academic Librarians

News & Announcements - 24 August 2018 - 11:48am
In Gershwin’s classic “Summertime,” the “livin’ is easy,” and for many who work in education, the summer months may be a bit easier—a time to take a break from the hectic pace of the regular academic year. But many faculty also take advantage of their summer downtime to take part in professional-development activities to advance […]

“Building Purdue: 150 Years of the West Lafayette Campus” Exhibit to Open Aug. 27 in Purdue Archives and Special Collections

News & Announcements - 22 August 2018 - 2:03pm
Purdue University Archives and Special Collections (ASC) latest exhibit highlights the physical growth and evolution of Purdue‘s West Lafayette campus since the University was founded in 1869. “Building Purdue: 150 Years of the West Lafayette Campus” will be on display from Monday, Aug. 27–Friday, Dec. 14 in the ASC (located on the fourth floor of […]

“Building Purdue: 150 Years of the West Lafayette Campus” Exhibit to Open Aug. 27 in Purdue Archives and Special Collections

Archives and Special Collections - 22 August 2018 - 2:03pm
Purdue University Archives and Special Collections (ASC) latest exhibit highlights the physical growth and evolution of Purdue’s West Lafayette campus since the University was founded in 1869. “Building Purdue: 150 Years of the West Lafayette Campus” will be on display from Monday, Aug. 27–Friday, Dec. 14 in the ASC (located on the fourth floor of […]

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