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Justin Race has been named the director of the Purdue University Press, according to Interim Dean of Purdue University Libraries and Dean of the Purdue Honors College Rhonda Phillips. Race, who will begin his new role Monday, Nov. 12, is currently the director of the University of Nevada Press. During his tenure there, he doubled […]

Purdue University Libraries will kick off International Open Access Week (October 22-28) with a presentation, “Transparency and Openness in Publishing,” at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22 in Armstrong, room 315. Led by Scholarly Publishing Specialist Nina Collins and Data Repository Outreach Specialist Sandi Caldrone, the session will cover current issues in scholarly publishing, the benefits […]

Purdue University Libraries Professor Sammie Morris and Assistant Professor Nastasha Johnson are part of a Purdue University interdisciplinary team that received a grant from the National Historical Records and Publications Commission (NHPRC) “to provide training for archivists across the country by developing and facilitating the Archives Leadership Institute (ALI) for the next generation of archivist […]

On Monday, the Purdue University Teaching Academy inducted Purdue University Libraries Associate Professor Ilana Stonebraker as a new Teaching Academy Fellow. Last spring, the Purdue University Teaching Academy selected and announced 12 inductees for 2018. Faculty members are selected in recognition of their outstanding and scholarly teaching in graduate, undergraduate, or engagement programs. Candidates were […]

For the full announcement from Purdue University, please visit www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2018/Q3/purdue-to-initiate-dean-search-for-libraries.html. Jay Akridge, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs and diversity, has announced the start of a national search for the next dean of Purdue University Libraries. “Purdue Libraries faculty and staff are known for being creative, collaborative and innovative,” Akridge says. “In addition […]

Last week, the Washington Post published an article about the data a Purdue University professor (and two of his research colleagues) gathered on “every confirmed, line-of-duty police killing a civilian in 2014 and 2015.” Logan Strother, assistant professor in the Purdue Department of Political Science, used the Purdue University Research Repository, or PURR, to publish […]

The scholarly publishing landscape has changed more in the last 20 years than the last 300 years. Every year, we see the rise of new technologies and innovations in scholarly publishing, and in many ways, the rapid change has made it difficult for the remainder of the scholarly community to keep pace. Unfortunately, not all […]

Purdue University Libraries Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities (DH) Matthew Hannah is seeking proposals from Purdue University graduate students for DH travel grants and from Purdue faculty for DH innovation grants. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the deadline of May 1, 2019. More information about each grant opportunity is below. Digital […]

In Gershwin’s classic “Summertime,” the “livin’ is easy,” and for many who work in education, the summer months may be a bit easier—a time to take a break from the hectic pace of the regular academic year. But many faculty also take advantage of their summer downtime to take part in professional-development activities to advance […]

Many at Purdue know about (and have likely benefited from using) Purdue University Libraries’ robust research resources (online and in print), as well as cutting-edge services (e.g., 3D printing, data visualization, data management, research and scholarly communication support… the list goes on). What some individuals may not completely understand, though: How Purdue University Libraries faculty […]