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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 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…

November 1st, 2021

In July 2021, Libraries Professor Bethany McGowan was awarded an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) planning grant to conduct research that seeks to understand how health information, including misinformation and disinformation, originates and spreads in African American communities. The planning grant will lay the foundation for a larger project grant proposal that will 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…

October 24th, 2019

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 https://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 more…

September 26th, 2019

Among the many resource and services Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies (PULSIS) offers student and faculty researchers are more than 600 databases. For years, staff in the Roland G. Parrish Library of Management and Economics have offered the “Database of the Month” feature to help business researchers navigate these rich resources. To more…

September 26th, 2019

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 more…

August 28th, 2019

Every year, Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies hosts the Purdue GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Day Conference. During it, Purdue students demonstrate how they have applied GIS in their individual areas of study and research. Nicole Kong, PULSIS associate professor and GIS specialist at Purdue, heads up the conference, along with a team more…

June 28th, 2019

“It can be challenging for instruction librarians to create sustained collaborations with instructors beyond the one-shot instruction session. The results from this study make a compelling case for why collaborating with disciplinary instructors on course design―such as working together to design meaningful assignments throughout the term―can provide benefits for students in gaining information literacy skills, more…

May 23rd, 2019

Recently, two members of Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies faculty were selected to receive a Research Data Award from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM). The $20,000 grant award for the project, “Understanding Rates of Attrition in Biomedical Data Challenges: A Study of Failure,” will enable Purdue Libraries and School more…