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Peter Froehlich to lead Purdue Libraries Publishing Division

Purdue Press News - 25 March 2015 - 6:18pm
­­ WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue’s Dean of Libraries James L. Mullins was pleased to announce that Peter Froehlich, Indiana University Press (IUP), will be the new director of the Purdue University Press/head, Scholarly Publishing Services in the Purdue Libraries Publishing Division, effective May 1, 2015. Froehlich started working at the Indiana University Press in […]

Data Information Literacy: Librarians, Data, and the Education of a New Generation of Researchers

Projects & Activities - 24 February 2015 - 8:55am

New book discusses data information literacy:

Carlson J. & Johnston, L. R. “Data Information Literacy: Librarians, Data, and the Education of a New Generation of Researchers” (2015). Purdue University Press e-Books.

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Integrating Information into the Engineering Design Process – Available via ePubs

Projects & Activities - 24 February 2015 - 8:46am

Fosmire, Michael and Radcliffe, David, “Integrating Information into the Engineering Design Process” (2013). Purdue University Press e-Books.

Now available via Purdue ePubs: http://docs.lib.purdue.edu/purduepress_ebooks/31/

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  Provost, Libraries present ‘Leadership in Open Access’ Award to Department of Psychological Sciences

Open Access - 23 January 2015 - 2:30pm
Provost Deba Dutta and Dean of Libraries Jim Mullins presented the “Leadership in Open Access Award” to Purdue’s Department of Psychological Sciences, College of Health and Human Sciences, led by Professor Christopher Agnew, Department Head of Psychological Sciences. The award was given in recognition of the department’s leadership in depositing all scholarly communication and publications […]

  Provost, Libraries present ‘Leadership in Open Access’ Award to Department of Psychological Sciences

Purdue Press News - 23 January 2015 - 2:30pm
Provost Deba Dutta and Dean of Libraries Jim Mullins presented the “Leadership in Open Access Award” to Purdue’s Department of Psychological Sciences, College of Health and Human Sciences, led by Professor Christopher Agnew, Department Head of Psychological Sciences. The award was given in recognition of the department’s leadership in depositing all scholarly communication and publications […]

Purdue Payload Slated to Fly on First Test Flight of Orion Vehicle

Archives and Special Collections - 4 December 2014 - 2:18pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Items representing Purdue University’s contributions to flight and space history were to fly onboard this week’s first test of Orion from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s Space Launch Complex. Purdue is the alma mater of 23 NASA astronauts. The Orion flight test, a two-orbit, four-hour flight that will test many of […]

Approaching One Million Downloads for JTRP Technical Reports: PurdueLibraries/e-Pubs Proud Partner

Purdue Press News - 25 November 2014 - 2:04pm
Approaching One Million Downloads for Joint Transportation Research Program (JTRP) Technical Reports: Purdue University Libraries/Purdue e-Pubs looks forward to celebrating this milestone with JTRP and partners and hope to name the millionth soon. Stay tuned!http://lnkd.in/e7ZBNPd

Expanding Open Data at Purdue: PURR Celebrates Open Access Dataset Milestones

Open Access - 23 October 2014 - 12:21pm
The Purdue University Research Repository (PURR) achieved significant milestones last month, celebrating over 100 open access dataset publications and 100 grants awards to Purdue researchers who have used PURR. In total, PURR has been included in the data management plans of over 1,000 grant proposals from principal investigators at Purdue. PURR is a virtual collaboration […]

Tracking the Global Impact of Purdue Scholarship and Research: The Purdue e-Pubs Readership Activity Map

Open Access - 21 October 2014 - 10:39am
                                  With making published scholarship and research open access, how can one see the impact it makes beyond numbers and figures? This also asks the bigger question – Does making my scholarship and research open access actually make a […]

Advancing Purdue Scholarship and Expanding Open Access: Purdue e-Pubs Surpasses 8.0 Million Downloads

Open Access - 21 October 2014 - 10:26am
This week marks the 8th annual Open Access Week. Open Access week is a week-long global opportunity for the academic community to learn about the benefits of open access. Open access is the free immediate online access to the results of scholarly research and analysis. With so many groundbreaking discoveries and research findings occurring at […]

Advancing Purdue Scholarship and Expanding Open Access: Purdue e-Pubs Surpasses 8.0 Million Downloads

Purdue Press News - 21 October 2014 - 10:26am
This week marks the 8th annual Open Access Week. Open Access week is a week-long global opportunity for the academic community to learn about the benefits of open access. Open access is the free immediate online access to the results of scholarly research and analysis. With so many groundbreaking discoveries and research findings occurring at […]

Indiana’s first female firefighter retires, donates uniform to Purdue Libraries

Archives and Special Collections - 30 July 2014 - 11:32am
Indiana’s first female firefighter retired on Tuesday with a crowd of friends and coworkers surrounding her as she gave her final speech. Diana Hardy left behind 36 years of firefighting – 32 of them with Purdue – on Tuesday afternoon.  Hardy paved the way for women in a traditionally male-dominated profession as the first female […]

Purdue Libraries Seeks Director, Purdue University Press & Head, Scholarly Publishing Services

Purdue Press News - 30 May 2014 - 10:28am
Director, Purdue University Press & Head, Scholarly Publishing Services Purdue University seeks a highly motivated and forward-thinking publishing professional to take Purdue University Press and Scholarly Publishing Services (PUP/SPS) to the next level. Reporting to the Dean of Libraries and an integral member of the Libraries’ senior leadership team, the successful candidate will be responsible […]

Alumni astronaut Cernan donates mapbook from Apollo 17 lunar mission (From Purdue Today)

Archives and Special Collections - 14 April 2014 - 3:52pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Eugene Cernan, the most recent person to walk on the moon, was recognized Thursday evening (April 10) during an invitation-only reception at Purdue’s Mackey Arena for donating an Apollo 17 Lunar Roving Vehicle mapbook to the university. The event was part of a reunion of some of Purdue’s 23 astronaut alumni […]

Mellon Foundation awards Purdue with $539,000 Interdisciplinary Discovery Program Grant; Call for Proposals

Purdue Press News - 8 April 2014 - 1:14pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, IN — Water scarcity, food insecurity, energy dependence, global pandemics, and climate change are examples of the ill-defined “Grand Challenges” for which public policy makers look to researchers for solutions. Science and engineering can suggest technological solutions to some aspects of these problems, but real world implementation fails without the insights of humanists […]

Baker-Taylor Forecast interviews Charles Watkinson, Director of Purdue University Press; Highlights Newly-Published ‘The Deans’ Bible’

Purdue Press News - 7 April 2014 - 1:19pm
Purdue University Press book, “The Deans’ Bible: Five Purdue Women and Their Quest for Equality” is highlighted in Baker-Taylor Forecast along with an in-depth interview with Charles Watkinson, Director of Purdue University Press. The issue goes to 22,000 booksellers and public librarians.  Charles Watkinson is interviewed on page 20 and “The Deans’ Bible” is featured […]

Purdue University Press and the Global Policy Research Institute (GPRI) Publish New Book, Free Online for Global Audiences

Open Access - 2 April 2014 - 3:35pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, IN — Energy sustainability and climate change are the focus of a new book, published by Purdue University Press in collaboration with Purdue’s Global Policy Research Institute (GPRI). The book, Understanding the Global Energy Crisis, provides timely insights into one of grand challenges of our time and will be a valuable source of […]

Purdue University Press and the Global Policy Research Institute (GPRI) Publish New Book, Free Online for Global Audiences

Purdue Press News - 2 April 2014 - 3:35pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, IN — Energy sustainability and climate change are the focus of a new book, published by Purdue University Press in collaboration with Purdue’s Global Policy Research Institute (GPRI). The book, Understanding the Global Energy Crisis, provides timely insights into one of grand challenges of our time and will be a valuable source of […]

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