September 2003

Monday 29 September

  • Free software product from Bio-Rad (21:09) - Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. announced the release of a free, academic version of their KnowItAll Informatics System software package. This software can be used for chemical structure drawing, publishing, and spectroscopic analyses. The KnowItAll Academic Edition "enables users to draw structures... | 0 Comments
  • ELD abstracts deadline (20:49) - There is a month left to submit an abstract for the ASEE annual conference in Salt Lake City. Submit the thing by October 29 at 3:00pm EST if you would like to publish a paper, speak, and/or present a poster.... | 0 Comments
  • Space cannibalism (20:46) - Our Milky Way galaxy is having our galactic neighbor, the Sagittarius galaxy, for lunch. The December 20 issue of the Astrophysical Journal will have more details.... | 0 Comments

Friday 26 September

  • 2003 Engineering SLA Librarian of the Year (14:58) - A bit of old news but it had escaped my attention (my apologies): the 2003 Engineering Librarian of the Year Award was presented Charles Wenger, Dean of Library Services at the Archbishop Alemany Library, Dominican University of California. Among his... | 0 Comments
  • EI web training (14:53) - Throughout September and October, Engineering Information will be offering live training demonstrations for both Engineering Village 2 and ChemVillage. These free training sessions will be given on-line via WebEx.... | 0 Comments
  • Job openings (14:38) - Chemical Abstracts Service, in Colombus OH, is looking for a Senior Systems Engineer - Requirements Analyst, Information Technology. STG International, Inc., in Metro DC, is searching for a Team Leader, IBIDS (more details on the SLA Career site). Information International... | 0 Comments
  • Volunteers for the SLA Asian Chapter (14:22) - The SLA Asian Chapter (covering twenty-one countries namely, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Hongkong, India, Indonesia, Laos, Macau, Malasia, Mynmar, Mangolia, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Srilanka, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam) is looking for volunteers from all these countries to... | 0 Comments
  • ASEE-ELD (14:18) - Lots of activity coming up from ELD. First, ELD has a new website. Second, call for papers: In Salt Lake City, Liz Mengel will be moderating a session on assessment and measurement and is welcoming abstracts. Najwa Hanel is moderating... | 0 Comments

Friday 12 September

  • New Science Direct Backfiles collections (15:20) - Science Direct now offers, since the end of August, two new Backfile collections in Environmental Sciences and in Computer Science. To note, these are one-time cost products.... | 0 Comments
  • STN seminars (15:16) - CAS has a series of STN seminars coming up in September and October around the US. Some, like Basic Chemistry Search Techniques, are free.... | 0 Comments
  • JSTOR linking (15:13) - Article-level linking into JSTOR in now available from seven new linking partners: Endeavor -- LinkFinderPlus Gale -- MLA International Bibliography H.W. Wilson - WilsonWeb Innovative Interfaces (III) -- WebBridge Research Papers in Economics (RePEc) Serials Solutions -- ArticleLinker... | 0 Comments

Tuesday 9 September

  • Job opening (14:14) - The Polytechnic State University, in San Luis Obispo, CA, is searching for two Librarians in engineering, and science/mathematics.... | 0 Comments

Saturday 6 September

  • ElsevierMathematics (16:20) - If you were linking to, you must now change that pointer to Free access to all abstracts and tables of content. Links to the full-text of the cited article on other publishers platforms via CrossRef depending on your... | 0 Comments

Wednesday 3 September

  • Job opening (15:51) - The Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY, is looking for an Reference Librarian/Bibliographer for Science, Math, and Imaging Science.... | 0 Comments