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October 26th, 2021

Libraries is pleased to announce that Associate Dean for Research and Creative Endeavors in the Honors College and Professor of English Kristina Bross is the recipient of the 2022 Leadership in Open Access Award. Dr. Bross is a staunch supporter of scholarly dissemination and open access, as demonstrated by her many projects completed in collaboration more…

October 25th, 2021

  International Open Access Week begins today. For many working in open scholarship, this is a time to reflect on Open Access and the role it plays in the dissemination and access of scholarly works. Open Access refers to the free, immediate, online availability of scholarly works, including rights to re-use that content. Open Access more…

February 22nd, 2021

  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 more…

February 9th, 2021

Newly Signed “Read and Publish” License Confirms Shared Commitment to Open Access New York, NY, February 9, 2021—ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, and Purdue University have entered into a new transformative Open Access (OA) “read and publish” agreement under the ACM OPEN program. The three-year agreement, which includes regional campuses, will allow for Purdue more…

November 25th, 2020

This article originally appeared in Provost Akridge’s November 2020 edition of Momentum: A Web Letter from the Office of the Provost.  Having recently announced that Purdue University and its regional campuses have entered negotiations with major for-profit academic publisher Elsevier, Libraries will prioritize broadening campus understanding of alternative means of accessing scholarly information, focusing on more…

October 22nd, 2020

By: Sandi Caldrone, Data Repository Outreach Specialist The Purdue University Research Repository (PURR) has published over 1,100 open access datasets from Purdue researchers – no small feat – but we want to do more. How can we make more of Purdue’s cutting-edge research data FAIR – Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable? We’re starting at the more…

October 20th, 2020

By: Mark Puente, Associate Dean for Organizational Development, Inclusion and Diversity The theme for the 2020 Open Access Week is “Open with Purpose: Taking Action to Build Structural Equity and Inclusion.” The theme is timely in light of the structural inequities that have come to light in recent months with the global pandemic as well more…

October 19th, 2020

Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies is proud to announce the 2020 winner of the Leadership in Open Access Award, Professor Nicholas K. Rauh. Since 2010, the Leadership in Open Access Award has been awarded annually to a member of the Purdue community who demonstrates an exceptional commitment to broadening the reach of scholarship more…

October 19th, 2020

By: Nina Collins, Scholarly Publishing Specialist As we begin our celebration of Open Access Week 2020, it is important to define what Open Access means and why it matters at Purdue University. Open Access, in the broadest sense, is free and immediate access to scholarly literature, coupled with re-use permissions. Open Access does not require more…

May 4th, 2020

The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has brought into sharp focus the importance of access to digital information. Collaboration in a digital environment has become paramount as researchers seek to answer questions about the novel coronavirus. These researchers and scholars need immediate access to research and datasets being used by other scholars in order to build on existing more…