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November 1st, 2022

International Open Access Week is upon us! Open Access removes “reader pays” access barriers to scholarly research, allowing wider dissemination, access, and use of scholarly works. Scholarly research published using an Open Access pathway is free for anyone to read and reuse. International Open Access Week is an opportunity for academic and research communities to more…

November 1st, 2022

Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies is pleased to recognize two individuals with the 2022 Leadership in Open Access Award: Dr. Harry Denny, Professor of English and Director of the Writing Lab and Dr. Yung-Hsiang Lu, Professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering. The Leadership in Open Access award is given annually in recognition more…

June 9th, 2022

By: Matthew Hannah Nestled along the northwestern coast of Africa where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Mediterranean Sea, Morocco is a land of ancient beauty with a complex history. Colorful bazaars, known as souks, line the ancient city walls of the medina in imperial cities like Fés and Marrakech, selling Moroccan spices, bright flowing scarves, more…

April 27th, 2022

Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies assistant professor and principal investigator Dr. Chao Cai has received a prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Site grant totalling $402,971 for his project “REU Site: Purdue Undergraduate Research Experiences for Plant Biology and Data Science (PURE-PD)” in conjunction with Co-PI Dr. Natalia more…

April 9th, 2022

Libraries is proud to support the upcoming Asian American and Asian Resource and Cultural Center (AAARCC) Spring Reading Program and Speaker Series. This event will be held on Tuesday, April 19th, 2022 from 5:00–6:30 p.m. in STEW 314 and will feature a joint reading and conversation of Brian Leung’s All I Should Not Tell and more…

April 5th, 2022

Taking effect on April 1, 2022, Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies has entered into an Unlimited Publishing Agreement with the Public Library of Science (PLOS). This agreement expands our current PLOS open access publishing partnership to provide unlimited publishing in all PLOS journals without incurring fees.   This new agreement happened as a more…

February 17th, 2022

  Meet Bridget Arnold, the winner of Libraries’ MakeYourStory narrative podcast contest. She’s blazing her own trail at Purdue University, with majors in Anthropology and Organizational Leadership and minors in Spanish and Design & Innovation. The journey to this unique program of study was not without its stumbles, surprises, or sidetracks (into camper living on more…

February 15th, 2022

Open Access publishing leads to more discovery, more downloads, and more global access to Purdue’s giant leaps in research. Purdue authors may now include an open access option when publishing their research in Wiley hybrid journals without incurring author’s fees or embargoes. This new opportunity resulted from the collective bargaining of the Big Ten Academic more…

January 10th, 2022

Libraries is proud to announce that their new fulfillment network, PurdueBorrow with Purdue Northwest and Purdue Fort Wayne, is now live in Library Search. PurdueBorrow allows easier requesting and borrowing of physical materials across all three campuses from their respective online catalogs. If a user performs a search from the main Libraries webpage using the more…

December 22nd, 2021

Judith M. Nixon, Professor Emerita of Library Science, has decided to donate her collection of illustrated versions of Clement C. Moore’s Night Before Christmas to Purdue Libraries Archives and Special Collections, and to provide a generous endowment for the care and development of the collection. Fittingly, the first nine editions of the donation were delivered more…