July 2003

Friday 25 July

  • ELD - committee chair vacancies (15:01) - ELD has three committee chair vacancies. Two are for existing committees, and one is for a newly formed committee: - Accreditation Chair - Archivist Chair - ELD Development Committee (new committee) This "new Committee will consist of liaisons to the... | 0 Comments
  • IEEE - this and that (14:54) - Researchers at institutions which subscribe to both an IEEE online collection and ISI Web of Knowledge will now able to link from ISI Web of Science and ISI Current Contents Connect to cited IEEE content within IEEE Xplore. The linking... | 0 Comments

Thursday 24 July

  • Job opening (15:09) - A Science-Health Science Librarian is needed at Ball State University in Muncie, IN.... | 0 Comments

Wednesday 23 July

  • Job openings (15:39) - Vanderbilt University, in Nashville, TN is looking for an Science & Engineering Librarian. The Dartmouth College Library, in Hanover, NH seeks a Business and Engineering Sciences Librarian.... | 0 Comments
  • IFLA Survey (15:21) - The IFLA Section of Science and Technology Libraries has announced the completion of its Survey of Scientific and Technological Information Needs in Less-Developed and Developing Countries. This is an ongoing projects where comments are welcomed.... | 0 Comments

Friday 18 July

  • Science Direct - this and that (15:23) - - A white paper has been published on how "Usability Drives Value of Bibliographic Databases". Results are - of course? - favorable to Science Direct - Two new backfiles collections are out: Materials Science and Decision Sciences, in the field... | 0 Comments
  • BioMed Central in the UK (14:59) - A deal has been struck between the United Kingdom high education authorities and BioMed Central. The article-processing fees will be waived for UK researchers to encourage them to publish the results of their research in open-access journals.... | 0 Comments
  • Job openings (13:55) - The Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), a division of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in Pasadena, is looking for Technical Librarians. The Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, FL is searching for a Reference Librarian. They are also seeking an... | 0 Comments
  • The Research Revolution (13:51) - Starting in August, some US libraries will be hosting a video series, The Research Revolution, to promote discussion of political, social and economic issues in relation to science. The series has been made possible by National Video Resources, ALA and... | 0 Comments

Thursday 17 July

  • IEEE Xplore enhancements (07:50) - Well, yesterday, I told about the online demos but I didn't mention what enhancements were brought to Xplore, the search interface for most of IEEE's online products. - Free abstract records now available for guests - Google to index IEEE... | 0 Comments

Wednesday 16 July

  • Lower price for IEEE's ITeL (15:56) - IEEE has announced it is dropping the price for the IEEE Information Technology Library (ITeL) collection to US$34,995. Also, for new subscribers, another $5000 will taken off the list price if subscribing by November 30. ITeL includes more than 1,500... | 0 Comments
  • IEEE demos - it may not be too late (15:33) - On July 18th and 29th, IEEE Customer Relations Managers will host two 60-minute Internet conference sessions covering upcoming enhancements to IEEE online collections, followed by a "tips and tricks" tour of the IEEE Xplore online delivery platform. These sessions will... | 0 Comments

Monday 14 July

  • Job opening (14:41) - The University of Nevada, in Reno, is looking for an Engineering and Physical Sciences Librarian.... | 0 Comments

Monday 7 July

  • Job openings (15:39) - The Transportation Library, at the Northwestern University on the Evanston campus, IL, is looking for a Cataloging/Indexing Librarian. The Oregon State University Libraries, in Corvallis, are seeking a Science Librarian.... | 0 Comments