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Purdue e-Pubs reaches milestone, 2.5 millionth download

16 July 2012 - 2:33pm
The Purdue e-Pubs digital repository ( is an open access software platform which provides access to full-text publications as well as unique previously unpublished scholarly content. In June, its 2.5 millionth download took place. With over 26,194 publications uploaded to date, this puts Purdue e-Pubs among the most popular university repositories in North America. Purdue [...]

New Book Analyzes “Occupy” Movement

5 July 2012 - 5:14pm
Now available to order, Voices of Resistance: Communication and Social Change by Mohan J. Dutta, explores voices of resistance from across the globe and presents a theoretical framework for understanding topical, popular resistance movements such as Occupy Wall Street. The book emphasizes the core idea that creating spaces for listening to voices of resistance fosters [...]

New Web resource to facilitate study of bond between humans and animals

3 November 2011 - 4:35pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University Press and the School of Veterinary Medicine will develop a new online resource to further the study of the human-animal bond.The site – HABRI Central – will serve as a comprehensive bibliography and repository of scholarly material, an online publishing platform for peer-reviewed content, and a virtual collaborative community [...]

Publishing Services a Major Growth Area for Academic Libraries

1 November 2011 - 3:18pm
West Lafayette, IN – Publishing services provided by libraries are expanding and professionalizing, suggests a new report released by SPARC, the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition, on behalf of a team of researchers from the libraries of Purdue University, Georgia Institute of Technology, and the University of Utah. The report is the result of [...]

Purdue Bands celebrate 125 years with exhibit, book

21 September 2011 - 2:09pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – An archives exhibit and a book chronicling its history are part of the celebration for the 125th anniversary of the Purdue University Bands. The “Heartbeat of the University: 125 Years of Purdue Bands” exhibit is on display in the Purdue Libraries’ Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center through [...]

Press Partners with JTRP

23 May 2011 - 9:21am
Purdue University Press has entered into a new partnership with the Joint Transportation Research Program (JTRP) to support the publication of its technical report series. Since the late 1930s, JTRP has produced a continuous stream of research reports to inform the management of transportation infrastructure in Indiana and throughout North America. The reports are also [...]