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Central European Studies Sale – 50% off entire series

Purdue Press News - 1 November 2019 - 3:00pm
Purdue University Press is offering 50% off all books in its Central European Studies series through the end of the year. Recent and forthcoming titles in the series includes A History of Yugoslavia by Marie-Janine Calic, Making Peace in an Age of War: Emperor Ferdinand III (1608–1657) by Mark Hengerer, and Jan Hus: The Life […]

Dean Beth McNeil: Advocating for Open, Transparent, and Sustainable Access to Scholarship

Open Access - 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

Open Access - 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 […]

Open Access for Alumni

Open Access - 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

Open Access - 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

Open Access - 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

Open Access - 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. […]

Q&A with John Norberg

Purdue Press News - 16 October 2019 - 3:12pm
We talked with celebrated writer, author, and humorist John Norberg about the second edition of Wings of Their Dreams: Purdue in Flight, his second book with Purdue University Press this year. The second edition of Wings of Their Dreams continues and updates the story of an aeronautic odyssey of imagination, science, engineering, technology, adventure, courage, […]

Studies in Jewish Civilization – 50% Off Sale

Purdue Press News - 16 October 2019 - 12:40pm
Purdue University Press is offering 50% off all books in our Studies in Jewish Civilization series, including the most recent addition, Next Year in Jerusalem: Exile and Return in Jewish History edited by Leonard J. Greenspoon. Next Year in Jerusalem recognizes that Jews have often experienced or imaged periods of exile and return in their long tradition, examining […]

The Legacy of the “First Man”, a Q&A with James R. Hansen

Purdue Press News - 15 October 2019 - 11:22am
We talked with James R. Hansen, Neil Armstrong’s authorized biographer, about his new book with Purdue University Press Dear Neil Armstrong: Letters to the First Man from All Mankind. Dear Neil Armstrong publishes a careful sampling—roughly 400—of the thousands of letters sent to Neil Armstrong from the day of the moon landing to the day […]

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

Open Access - 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 […]

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

Purdue Press News - 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 […]

Books on the Midwest’s Natural History

Purdue Press News - 25 September 2019 - 3:08pm
From highlighting the Midwest’s rich agricultural history, to celebrating it’s natural beauty, Purdue University Press publishes books that give an oft-overlooked part of the country a deserving look. Check out select titles below, and get 30% off when you order directly from our website using discount code PURDUE30.     Memories of Life on the […]

Imagining Afghanistan, a Q&A with author Alla Ivanchikova

Purdue Press News - 12 September 2019 - 10:09am
We talked with author Alla Ivanchikova, to discuss her upcoming book, contemporary cultural production on Afghanistan, and this cultural production as a litmus test for a producer’s political and geopolitical beliefs. Ivanchikova’s book, Imagining Afghanistan: Global Fiction and Film of the 9/11 Wars, examines how Afghanistan has been imagined in literary and visual texts that were published after […]

Preparation and the First Day of School: Insight from John Dewey

Purdue Press News - 21 August 2019 - 3:41pm
This is a guest post by Jeff Frank, author of Teaching in the Now: John Dewey on the Educational Present. This commentary offers insights from John Dewey about how to approach the start of the school year so that students are prepared to do the type of work we hope they will do in the future. […]

An Interview with Jeff Frank, author of “Teaching in the Now”

Purdue Press News - 19 August 2019 - 11:14am
In preparation for his forthcoming title Teaching in the Now: John Dewey on the Educational Present, we briefly talked to author Jeff Frank about the book, what motivated him to write it, and the reason for advocating for John Dewey’s work in the modern educational landscape.     Q: Could you briefly explain your book, […]

Human-Animal Bond Titles from Purdue University Press

Purdue Press News - 9 August 2019 - 9:56am
Purdue University Press is proud to publish books that highlight the numerous important relationships between humans and animals. Published in collaboration with Purdue University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, and series editors Alan Beck and Maggie O’Haire, our New Directions in the Human-Animal Bond series, seeks to expand our knowledge of the human-animal bond. The series welcomes submissions covering […]

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

Purdue Press News - 12 July 2019 - 10:05am
From July 18-20, Purdue University will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing with a variety of campus events, including a talk by Apollo 11 flight director Gene Kranz, a showing of a new “Armstrong” documentary, and a book signing/meet and greet with Purdue University Press authors. Purdue University Press is […]

A Reason to Live – Q&A with Author Vicki Hutton

Purdue Press News - 21 June 2019 - 11:43am
In an interview with Vicki Hutton, the author of A Reason to Live: HIV and Animal Companions, we discuss the new book and relevant subjects, including the public perception of HIV/AIDS and the universality of the human-animal bond. A Reason to Live is the newest book in the popular New Directions in the Human-Animal Bond […]

Open House for “Apollo in the Archives: Armstrong Papers” Exhibit Set for July 19

Archives and Special Collections - 21 June 2019 - 8:19am
  The “Apollo in the Archives: Selections from the Neil Armstrong Papers” exhibit commemorates the 50th anniversary of the first manned spaceflight that landed on the moon – where Purdue alumnus Neil Armstrong took those famed first steps – and coincides with Purdue University’s July celebration of the moon landing, as well as the University’s […]

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