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Hicks Study Breaks Schedule 2019

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

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

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 […]

Featured Database: Small Business Reference Center

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 […]

ILS Digital Scholarship Courses Offer Purdue Students Instruction in Data Science, Digital Humanities & More

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 […]

Wayne Wright Honored with 2019 Leadership in Open Access Award

21 October 2019 - 4:00am
Purdue University College of Education Associate Dean for Research, Graduate Programs, and Faculty Development and Professor and Barbara I. Cook Chair of Literacy and Language Wayne Wright has been selected as the recipient of 2019 Leadership in Open Access Award from Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies and the Office of the Provost. […]

Seeking Student Social Media Specialist

16 October 2019 - 2:49pm
Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies (PULSIS) seeks a creative social media specialist student employee for 20 hour per week the remainder of Fall 2019 and for Spring 2020. The ideal applicant will possess strong knowledge of the digital media landscape, particularly in Instagram and its storytelling functionalities. The successful candidate will be […]

Purdue BOT Ratifies McNeil’s Appointment as Esther Ellis Norton Professor of Library Science

10 October 2019 - 4:55pm
The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Thursday (Oct. 10) ratified the appointment of Beth McNeil as the Esther Ellis Norton Professor of Library Science. McNeil is dean of Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies. She is a nationally known scholar of management practices in libraries and leadership development. She is the author […]

Purdue Medical Librarian Bethany McGowan’s Work Focuses on Information and Data Literacy Instruction

10 October 2019 - 12:48pm
October is National Medical Librarians Month, and Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies (PULSIS) Assistant Professor and Health Sciences Information Specialist Bethany McGowan, who has close to ten years of academic medical librarian experience, notes that 2019 brings medical librarians two years into the current U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) Strategic Plan, […]

Featured Database: Regional Business News

8 October 2019 - 11:00am
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 Regional Business News, 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 a […]

Celebrating Health Literacy Month with Jason Reed, Health Sciences Info. Specialist

3 October 2019 - 12:24pm
October is Health Literacy Month, and to commemorate it, we asked Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies Health Sciences Information Specialist and Assistant Professor Jason Reed to share what he does in his work to support Purdue University faculty, students, and staff. What Does a Health Sciences Information Specialist Do? by Jason Reed, […]

HSSE Library Launches Monthly “Featured Databases” Tutorials

26 September 2019 - 5:21pm
Among the many resource and services Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies (PULSIS) offers student and faculty researchers are more than 600 databases. For years, staff in the Roland G. Parrish Library of Management and Economics have offered the “Database of the Month” feature to help business researchers navigate these rich resources. To […]

“What Open Access Means to You” Panel Oct. 22, Part of Open Access Week Celebration at Purdue

26 September 2019 - 4:36pm
Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies will kick off International Open Access Week (October 21-27) with the announcement of the Leadership in Open Access Award from Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies (PULSIS) and Purdue University Office of the Provost. During the week, PULSIS and the Purdue University Press (PUP) will […]

Digital Humanities Studio Open House Set for Oct. 14 in Purdue’s HSSE Library

26 September 2019 - 2:32pm
What: Digital Humanities Studio Open House When: 3-6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14 Where: Stewart Center 153 (inside the HSSE Library) Developing and advancing Purdue University’s Digital Humanities (DH) initiative — an important and growing area in digital scholarship — is among the many duties of Matt Hannah, assistant professor of DH in Purdue University Libraries […]

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