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Balkan Legacies: A Q&A with Balázs Apor and John Paul Newman

Purdue Press News - 7 June 2021 - 12:04pm
We talked to Balázs Apor and John Paul Newman, the editors of Balkan Legacies: The Long Shadow of Conflict and Ideological Experiment in Southeastern Europe. Balkan Legacies is a study of the aftermath of war and state socialism in the contemporary Balkans. The authors look at the inescapable inheritances of the recent past and those […]

Introducing the New Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Information Science (GIS) from Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies

News & Announcements - 20 May 2021 - 7:15am
West Lafayette, IN- Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies is pleased to announce the launch of the new Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Information Science (GIS). Geospatial information plays an increasingly important role in many cutting-edge industries, including agriculture, engineering, environmental science, disaster recovery, health, social science, and digital humanities. The U.S. Department of Labor […]

Libraries Summer Operations Update

News & Announcements - 13 May 2021 - 1:38pm
Following a year of restricted access to print materials out of public health guidance and an abundance of caution, on Monday, May 17th, 2021, access to Purdue Libraries’ physical collections will be restored. All library users will once again be able to browse and access the stacks. Purdue faculty, staff, and students who work and […]

Eleanor Roosevelt, The Jewish Plight, and the Founding of Israel: Q&A with John F. Sears

Purdue Press News - 13 May 2021 - 11:26am
We talked to John F. Sears, the author of Refuge Must Be Given: Eleanor Roosevelt, the Jewish Plight, and the Founding of Israel, about his motivations for writing the book, some of the new subjects the books covers, and some other aspects of Eleanor Roosevelts legacy. Refuge Must Be Given details the evolution of Eleanor […]

Featured Database: EconLit

News & Announcements - 4 May 2021 - 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 EconLit, brought to you by EBSCO Industries, Inc. Focus Produced by the American Economic Association, EconLit is the primary research tool in economics: economic development, forecasting, and history; fiscal […]

Books for Boilermakers, 50% off all Purdue Books

Purdue Press News - 3 May 2021 - 3:53pm
To celebrate Purdue’s 152nd anniversary and the graduation of the class of 2021, Purdue University Press will be having a 50% off sale on all Purdue related books from May 6-May 20. All you need to do to is enter code 21PURDUE50 when ordering from our website to redeem the discount. You can find the […]

Purdue University Finalizes Contract with Elsevier

News & Announcements - 3 May 2021 - 8:00am
West Lafayette, IN – After a months’ long negotiation process that included extensive input from faculty, staff, and students, Purdue University and its regional campuses have now finalized a one-year contract with academic publisher Elsevier. At a cost of $1.86 million, the new deal reduces Purdue’s total spend with Elsevier by close to $1.5 million. […]

Excerpts from THE COMPLETE GUIDE FOR PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON’S DISEASE AND THEIR LOVED ONES

Purdue Press News - 28 April 2021 - 12:31pm
For Parkinson’s Awareness Month, Purdue University Press is featuring excerpts from Lianna Marie’s book The Complete Guide for People With Parkinson’s Disease and Their Loved Ones.  A diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease is as disorienting as it is devastating. The Complete Guide helps those suffering from the disease, their family, and friends make sense of what […]

Celebrating with Parkinson’s: Guest Post from Lianna Marie

Purdue Press News - 22 April 2021 - 8:00am
This is a guest blog post by Lianna Marie, the author of The Complete Guide for People With Parkinson’s Disease and Their Loved Ones and Everything You Need to Know About Caregiving for Parkinson’s Disease. This month we celebrate Parkinson’s awareness month, and that got me thinking. It’s weird to put the words “celebrate” and […]

Totally Stumped Crowned Libraries Trivia Tournament Champions

News & Announcements - 6 April 2021 - 4:35pm
By: Ayn Reineke Meet Totally Stumped, reigning champs of the Libraries’ first-ever all staff trivia tournament! Comprised of powerhouse trio Amy Childress (Office of Undergraduate Research), Matt Mudd (Purdue University Press) and Stephanie Schmitz (Archives and Special Collections), Totally Stumped beat out fourteen other randomly assigned teams of Libraries employees to win the coveted PULSIS […]

Featured Database: D&B Hoovers

News & Announcements - 6 April 2021 - 2:30am
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 D&B Hoovers, brought to you by Dun & Bradstreet, Inc. Focus D&B Hoovers is an aggregate database of company, business news, and industry information. Access The List of Business […]

Five Books on the Past and Present of Veterinary Science

Purdue Press News - 22 March 2021 - 2:38pm
From gripping stories on the history and application of veterinary medicine to important conversations about the state of the field, Purdue University Press publishes important work on veterinary science for practitioners and enthusiasts alike. Pioneer Science and the Great Plagues: How Microbes, War, and Public Health Shaped Animal Health by Norman Cheville In one century, […]

Featured Database: OECD iLibrary

News & Announcements - 9 March 2021 - 1:00pm
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 the OECD iLibrary, brought to you by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Focus OECD iLibrary includes books, papers, and statistics providing access to OECD analysis and […]

The Rise of Digital Humanities at Purdue University

News & Announcements - 1 March 2021 - 11:58am
By: Matthew Hannah To go so far as to call this a “rise” may be a bit of exaggeration. After all, Purdue is well known for its commitment to innovative methodologies and cutting-edge areas of study. Certainly, this is true of the STEM disciplines, but it is also true of the humanities, social sciences, and […]

Recommended Reads for Women’s History Month

Purdue Press News - 1 March 2021 - 6:00am
To commemorate Women’s History Month, Purdue University Press is featuring books that celebrate the contributions women have made to Purdue University, the United States, and the rest of the world. Refuge Must Be Given: Eleanor Roosevelt, the Jewish Plight, and the Founding of Israel by John F. Sears Refuge Must Be Given details the evolution of […]

Purdue Libraries Enters New Open Access Publishing Partnerships

News & Announcements - 22 February 2021 - 8:12am
  West Lafayette, IN- Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies begins 2021 with new open access publishing partnerships with the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), Cambridge Press, and Public Library of Science (PLOS). Now, Purdue University authors interested in publishing their scholarship in corresponding journals can choose to retain copyright and publish their articles […]

Purdue Libraries Enters New Open Access Publishing Partnerships

Open Access - 22 February 2021 - 4:12am
  West Lafayette, IN- Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies begins 2021 with new open access publishing partnerships with the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), Cambridge Press, and Public Library of Science (PLOS). Now, Purdue University authors interested in publishing their scholarship in corresponding journals can choose to retain copyright and publish their articles […]

Establishing the Legacy of a Pioneer of Modern Weather Forecasting: Q&A with Jonathan Martin

Purdue Press News - 22 February 2021 - 2:00am
We talked to Jonathan Martin, the author of Reginald Sutcliffe and the Invention of Modern Weather Systems Science. Reginald Sutcliffe and the Invention of Modern Weather Systems Science recounts the life and scientific contributions of Reginald Sutcliffe, an understudied and underappreciated pioneer of modern weather forecasting. Q: What motivated you to spend this amount of […]

Veterinary Science and Infectious Plagues: A Q&A with Norman Cheville

Purdue Press News - 19 February 2021 - 3:00am
We talked to Norman Cheville, the author of Pioneer Science and the Great Plagues: How Microbes, War, and Public Health Shaped Animal Health. Pioneer Science and the Great Plagues covers a century of progress fighting infectious diseases and plagues, illuminating the important role of veterinary research and science. Q: What was your impetus for writing […]

The Fascinating History of Plagues and Veterinary Science

Purdue Press News - 10 February 2021 - 6:03am
In one century, animal health care in North America evolved from farriers and itinerant cow leeches to science-based veterinary medicine. Pioneer Science and the Great Plagues: How Microbes, War, and Public Health Shaped Animal Health by Norman F. Cheville covers this century of progress fighting infectious diseases and plagues, illuminating the important role of veterinary […]

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