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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 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…

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…

May 3rd, 2021

West Lafayette, IN – After a months’ long negotiation process that included extensive input from faculty, staff, and students, Purdue University and its regional campuses have now finalized a one-year contract with academic publisher Elsevier. At a cost of $1.86 million, the new deal reduces Purdue’s total spend with Elsevier by close to $1.5 million. 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 23rd, 2019

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 https://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 more…

September 12th, 2018

Purdue University Press announces 12 new books for the Fall/Winter 2018-19 season. These new books, slated for publication from September 2018 through February 2019, feature works in the subject areas of flight and space, library and information sciences, business and leadership, veterinary studies, global languages and literature, literary criticism, Jewish studies, and European history. Part more…

October 24th, 2016

Open Access Week is a global celebration to raise awareness of open access in scholarship and research. OA Week is an invaluable chance to connect the global momentum toward open sharing with the advancement of policy changes on the local level. Open Access Week is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue more…

July 26th, 2016

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded $750,000 to Purdue University to support a unique approach to research, scholarly publishing and communications on global grand challenges. The approach at Purdue is unique in two ways. First, it catalyzes the involvement of humanists and social scientists in grand challenges research, innovation and more…