February 2004

Thursday 26 February

  • IEEE news (15:00) - IEEE Distributed Systems Online becomes the first IEEE web-based journal to be completely free. The magazine's entire archive is available at its website, and will be available in IEEE Xplore at a later date. It is now possible to include... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • ELD-Salt Lake City program is up (14:45) - The ELD program for the Annual ASEE Conference in June is up.... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • Job openings (14:28) - The University of Oklahoma, in Norman, OK, is searching for a Science Reference Librarian. Bechtel Bettis, Inc., in West Mifflin, PA, is looking for a Librarian. Search for BBI-0042 on the jobsite. Unisys is seeking a Librarian in Blue Bell,... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Monday 23 February

  • New ILL provisions from AIP (14:46) - The American Institute of Physics modified its online license to allow the electronic version of journals covered by its license to be used to fulfill interlibrary loan requests. The following has been added to the "Permitted Use" section of the... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Friday 20 February

  • SLA-DCHE poster session - date change (13:33) - The deadline for the poster session of the Chemistry Division of SLA at the annual conference has been moved back to March 15th.... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Wednesday 18 February

  • Job openings (14:27) - The University of Nevada - Reno, in the city of the same name, is looking for a Engineering and Physical Sciences Librarian. On the more administrative side, the University of Binghamton, in Binghamton NY, is seeking a Associate Director for... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • Knovel IE tool bar (14:17) - Knovel is launching a tool bar for Internet Explorer. The bar give easy access to the search functions of Knovel and to the list of titles and topic areas, among others.... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • Elsevier's response the UK House of Commons (14:08) - Here is the response by Elsevier to the UK House of Commons Select Committee for Science and Technology concerning scientific publications.... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Friday 13 February

  • Job openings (20:38) - I wrote all of this up this afternoon and everything disappeared when I tried to save it. Don't you just love blogging... The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH, is looking for a Science Librarian. Louisiana State University is looking... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • Web training by Bio-Rad (14:23) - Bio-Rad is offering a series of free web seminars in the coming weeks on chemistry, spectroscopy and pharmacology.... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • Canadian theses (14:15) - The National Library of Canada has launched the Theses Canada Portal. It offers free access to full text versions of theses and dissertations digitized between 1998 and 2002.... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • EEVL survey (11:23) - Are you a frequent surfer at the EEVL? You can help out the editors by filling out the reader survey. Respondants will be entered into a draw to receive one of four £25 Amazon gift vouchers (don't know how this... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • SLA-DCHE newsletter out (11:01) - The lastest issue of the SLA Chemistry Division newsletter is now available. Contributions are always welcome (conference impressions, recent promotions, job changes, presentations, articles, etc). The division will also be looking for a new editor in time for the Summer... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • Panterra ŗ la carte (10:34) - If you are subscribing to the Japanese patents provider, or thinking about it, Panterra now offers its Instant MT machine translation service without subscription. Payable online, the service is 39$ per document translated. Also available is a relatively new current... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • Axiom down for maintenance (10:28) - The Axiom service from IOP will be down on Wednesday, February 18th and on Thursday, February 19th. Down time is evaluated at 30 minutes per day, starting at 9 AM (UK time).... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Friday 6 February

  • 2004 Brian Stockdale Memorial Award (19:37) - The International Society for Patent Information (PIUG) is now accepting nominations for its 2004 Brian Stockdale Memorial Award. The award covers standard travel expenses and conference registration fees to the PIUG Annual Meeting (Baltimore, May 22-27) for a amount... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • Free report on the future of NA natural gas markets (19:19) - The Stanford University Energy Modeling Forum is offering to interested libraries a free copy of its recent report, Natural Gas, Fuel Diversity and North American Energy Markets, on the future of natural gas markets. The study compares the projections made... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • Internships for future science librarians (18:40) - Nancy Hayes, reference librarian at Wittenberg University, has communicated the following to me (thanks Nancy): The Program for University Librarians in the Sciences is now accepting candidates for the new year. The offering: nine half-time paid graduate assistantships in Library... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Thursday 5 February

  • New infolit list from ELD (10:54) - The Engineering Libraries Division (ELD) of the ASEE launched a new discussion list, ELD-ILit, to support ELD's Special Interest Group (SIG) for Information Literacy: "ELD-ILit is designed for exchanges addressing issues related to information literacy and library instruction within engineering... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Tuesday 3 February

  • New York City Science Librarians meeting (09:59) - If you are in the Big Apple, the New York City Science Librarians group will have a meeting Friday February 27th. On the program is a lecture, by Dr. David Goodman of the C.W. Post Palmer School of Library and... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • Job opening (09:28) - The Illinois Institute of Technology, in Chicago, IL, is looking for a Science Bibliographer/Librarian. To apply, send a letter of interest and resume to: Dr. Sohair Wastawy, Paul V. Galvin Library, Illinois Institute of Technology, 35 W. 33rd Street, Chicago,... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments