January 2003

Friday 24 January

  • Job opening (09:56) - A Science Librarian is needed at the J.D. Williams Library at the University of Mississippi.... | 0 Comments
  • Event for SLA New Jersey Chapter members (09:41) - The next event for the New Jersey Chapter of SLA will take place on March 12 at the IEEE Operations Center in Piscataway. Will take place anopen house, dinner, and a presentation on different librarian career options. Of course, you... | 0 Comments
  • IEL Users' tips for libraries (09:29) - IEEE has prepared these tips to help libraries help their users re. IEL.... | 0 Comments
  • New IEEE subject library (09:25) - On about the same model I presume as their new Information Technology Library, IEEE will lauch in April a Biomedical Engineering Library (the URL didn't work this morning, better luck may be had later). This collection "will include relevant papers... | 0 Comments

Wednesday 22 January

  • Save the Libraries Rally (11:10) - If you are in the Philadephia area this Friday January 24th, for the Mid-Winter conference or not, consider participating in ALA's Save America's Libraries rally. The rendez-vous point is at Room 108A, at the Philadelphia Convention Center, 12-1PM.... | 0 Comments
  • Job openings (11:02) - MIT, Cambridge MA, is looking for an Head, Continuing Resources Cataloging and Data Management. Note that they are still looking for an Head Librarian, Engineering & Science Libraries. The National Radio Astronomy Observatory, located in Charlottesville, VA, is looking for... | 0 Comments

Saturday 18 January

  • Compendex changed its URL (12:09) - In case you haven't made the change yet, Compendex moved its URL to http://www.engineeringvillage2.org/.... | 0 Comments
  • Job openings - Private sector (11:38) - ZAI-Amelex is looking for a Library Systems and Technical Services Team Leader in Greenbelt, MD. And I'll mention that in Washington, DC, they are looking for a Reference Librarian, for both general and legal reference. The Rakow Research Library at... | 0 Comments
  • Job openings - Academic (11:23) - The Lunar and Planetary Institute in Houston, TX, a research institute managed by the Universities Space Research Association, seeks an Education and Public Outreach Specialist. Deadline was January 14 though. Clemson University Libraries, SC, is looking for an Engineering Reference... | 0 Comments

Friday 17 January

  • More backfiles in IEEE Xplore (10:19) - IEEE has added select journal and conference proceeding titles from 1950 to 1987 to the IEEE Xplore. Most backfiles still stop at 1988 though. The disciplines covered by the new backfiles are circuits and systems, communications, magnetics, microwave theory, signal... | 0 Comments
  • Thomson ISI trials (10:14) - Thomson ISI is offering free trials to two of their analytical tools: ISI Journal Citation Reports on the Web and ISI Essential Science Indicators.... | 0 Comments

Thursday 16 January

  • New Standards site (16:21) - Chet Bunnell of the Saint Louis University just published a new Standards website. The site is created with the cooperation of the Engineering Division of SLA. The list of standards resources are annotated.... | 0 Comments

Monday 13 January

  • Job opening (17:05) - The University of Miami Otto G. Richter Library (FL) is looking for an Engineering and Science Librarian.... | 0 Comments

Friday 10 January

  • Awards and Grants (11:04) - Both from SLA, an award and a grant: - the Engineering Division of SLA is announcing the INSPEC's $500 Travel Stipend Award. This is awarded to a MLIS student in order for him/her to attend the 2003 SLA Annual Meeting... | 0 Comments
  • National Engineers Week (10:49) - The National Engineers Week is coming up February 16th to the 22nd. Is your library doing anything?... | 0 Comments

Tuesday 7 January

  • Job opening - United Arab Emirates (14:10) - If you're ready to go, the Petroleum Institute in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, is looking for an Head Librarian. The Institute is affiliated with the Colorado School of Mines.... | 2 Comments

Monday 6 January

  • Purge of articles (15:50) - The Chronicle of Higher Education published in its January 10 issue an article by Andrea L. Foster on the purge by publishers of discredited articles from articles databases, Elsevier's Vanishing Act. [from SLA-eng list]... | 0 Comments
  • Job openings (11:14) - Lockheed Martin is looking for a Librarian (Tech Library Svcs Rep) for its Orlando, FL location. A Knowledge Engineer/Section Head is needed at New Mexico Tech/ ICASA in Socorro, NM. The Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village, in Dearborn, MI,... | 0 Comments