Filed under: press_release, PUP | Comments Off on New Biography on Purdue’s First Astronaut Launches this Week
Purdue’s first astronaut alumnus, Hoosier native, and National hero Gus Grissom died nearly 50 years ago in the pre-launch test for the Apollo 1 mission along with astronauts Ed White and fellow Purdue alumnus Roger Chaffee. Calculated Risk: The Supersonic Life and Times of Gus Grissom draws on extensive interviews with fellow astronauts, NASA engineers, […]
Filed under: PUP | Comments Off on “Fire! We’ve Got a Fire in the Cockpit!” –Guest post by author George Leopold
Note: This was originally posted on January 27, 2016, by George Leopold, author of the forthcoming book Calculated Risk: The Supersonic Life and Times of Gus Grissom on his personal blog. View the original posting here. Re-posted with permission of the author. On this date in 1967, a few ticks past 6:31 p.m. EST, a […]
Filed under: Open_Access | Comments Off on DOAJ and OASPA Respond to Science Article
Read the recent responses from the Directory of Open Access Journals and the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association to the recent “sting” that was reported in Science in an article entitled, “Who’s Afraid of Peer Review.”
Filed under: Open_Access | Comments Off on Recent American Libraries Magazine Article of Interest on Libraries as Publishers
In a recent American Libraries magazine article, Meredith Farkas, head of instructional services at Portland (Oreg.) State University, discusses the changing publishing landscape and libraries as publishers.