July 2004

Thursday 29 July

  • SIAM Archives available in January (20:44) - The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) has announced that the electronic archives for its journals, in a product called Locus, will be available starting January 2005. Locus contains electronic full text for every SIAM journal article published from... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • SLA-PAM volunteering opportunity (20:34) - The PAM division of the SLA is looking for a liaison to Kluwer (now Springer). For more info, contact division chair Cynthia Holt. You can also contact Frances Knudson, the Publisher Relations Committee Chair for PAM to discuss some guidelines... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • IoP journals now from Taylor & Francis (20:24) - Four IoP journals have been acquired by Taylor & Francis. The STLQ has the full story and its aftermath.... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Monday 26 July

  • Job opening (09:57) - ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company is looking for a Research Librarian for its Houston, TX location.... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • SLA-SciTech - call for papers (09:23) - The Science & Technology Division of SLA is now ready to accept submissions for its Contributed Papers Session at the next Annual SLA Conference in Toronto in June 2005. The theme is: Cooperating to Survive and Flourish in the Modern... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Thursday 22 July

  • IFLA Buenos Aires (14:31) - Here is more info about the Sci-Tech Section of IFLA programming in Buenos Aires: Standing Committee meetings 1. Sci-Tech Standing Committee I meeting - Sunday August 22 at 08:30-11:20. Room El Aguila (Hotel Sheraton) 2. Sci-Tech Standing Committee II meeting... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • ACS - maintenance downtime (13:41) - There will a shortage of service for the American Chemical Society journals, the chemistry.org website and all associated webpages Sunday, July 25th between 8:00 AM and 12:00 PM EST. A new firewall is being installed.... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Wednesday 21 July

  • ASEE - call for abstract (bis) (15:15) - Themes have been prepared for the ASEE-ELD Conference in Portland next June. Mentoring/Supervising/Managing This includes supervisory issues with professionals, staff, students, colleagues, etc. Re-energizing the Mid-Career Professional Many of us have been in the same job for over a decade.... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • IFLA and SARS (14:55) - Note to those attending the IFLA meeting in Buenos Aires. Argentina requires a special certificate from visitors from countries that have had cases of SARS. It is also necessary for passport holders, who have lived in non-SARS countries, but whose... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Tuesday 20 July

  • Beilstein CrossFire Commander 7 out (14:02) - Version 7 of Beilstein CrossFire Commander is now out. As it had been announced, there will be no Mac version. New features include: One Window Technology All actions in Commander are in one Window, instead of 2 Windows as it... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • ACS-CINF - social gatherings (13:51) - The CINF Division members have a nice list of social events planned for them at the ACS meeting in Philadelphia: Sunday evening (August 22): CINF Welcoming Reception sponsored by Thomson Scientific 6:30-8:30p.m., Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. RSVP necessary. Location... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • IAALD - call for abstract (13:43) - This is not usually a discipline I cover but since this will be taking place in my friendly adoptive home state... The International Association of Agricultural Information Specialists (IAALD) XI World Congress & The United States Agricultural Information Network (USAIN)... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • Environmental Issues & Policy Index (EIPI) (13:28) - Ebsco now offers the Environmental Issues & Policy Index (EIPI), formerly known as the Environmental Knowledgebase OnLine (created by the International Academy at Santa Barbara). This database offers deep coverage in applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, environmental law,... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Friday 16 July

  • Elsevier price increase (15:36) - Was made public today a letter by Elsevier announcing an average increase of approximatively 5.5% for its 2005 journals.... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • Job opening (15:19) - ASRC Aerospace is looking for a Librarian IV for offices in Washington, DC. Look for job #CB-EPADC454 on the employment page.... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Tuesday 13 July

  • Enhancements to Beilstein in STN (12:41) - Beilstein on STN has new features: Patent Numbers (PN) can now be SELECTed and TRANSFERed Patent Numbers (PN) were previously only searchable, but now they can also be SELECTed and/or TRANSFERed for searching in other STN files. BABS Accession Numbers... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • AIP Scientation maintenance and testing (11:45) - This weekend, from July 16, 5:00PM EDT to July 18, 11:59 EDT the American Institute of Physics will be performing maintenance on its primary systems for the Scitation online hosting service. During this period, users will be directed to the... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • New patent/IP newssite (11:26) - Rolf Claessen has created an electronic newsletter on the subject of patents and intellectual property entitled IP Newsflash. The site, collecting news releases, notices and patent decisions, is updated hourly; an RSS feed is available as well as an subcription... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • New journals from IEEE (and ACM) (11:16) - IEEE Transactions on Automation Science & Engineering very recently appeared in IEEE Xplore. Print issues to come soon. Other titles to come soon: IEEE Transactions on Dependable & Secure Computing IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology & Bioinformatics... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Saturday 10 July

  • Tutorial for engineering students (13:54) - Feedback is desired on a new engineering information tutorial. This tutorial is the "result of a collaboration between the Drexel University's Hagerty Library and Elsevier's Engineering Village 2, it is meant primarily for undergraduate engineering students facing their first big... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • Job openings (12:31) - The Georgia Institute of Technology, in Atlanta, GA, is looking for an Information Services Librarian - Distance Learning. The University of Wisconsin-Madison, in Madison, WI, is seeking a Director for the Kurt F. Wendt Engineering Library. The Sarah Lawrence College,... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Friday 9 July

  • Job opening (16:03) - Worcester Polytechnic Institute, in Worcester, MA, is looking for an Instruction Coordinator.... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • Call for papers from GSIS (15:40) - The Geoscience Information Society (GSIS) will sponsor a topical session on international/global issues in geoscience information and librarianship, in addition to its regular disciplinary session open to all topics related to geoscience information and librarianship at its annual meeting in... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • ALA sessions on patents now online (15:26) - The Patent and Trademark Depository Library Association has posted on their website three presentations made at ALA on the subject on patent use and searching: Don Kelly with Advising Inventors Bound for Global Markets: "It's a Long and Hazardous Swim... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • Engineering Jobs feed (15:16) - A possibly interesting add-on to your engineering library website: Engineering Jobs consists of feeds, broken down by states, listing jobs for engineers. [from Library Stuff and a reminder by Anna]... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • SLA-CHEM Web Conference (15:04) - I am a bit late with this as it already started but here goes the same... The Chemistry Division of SLA is holding throughout July its first Web Conference. This conference will feature the Poster Session presenters from the June... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • International Mathematical Union's Committee on Electronic Information and Communication (14:58) - Back from vacation... As other organizations are preparing recomandations on similar subjects, the International Mathematical Union's Committee on Electronic Information and Communication has issued in 2002 their Recommendations on Information and Communication, including Best Current Practices for Mathematicians for Librarians... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Thursday 1 July

  • Job opening (11:40) - Miami University, in Oxford, OH, is looking for an Engineering Librarian/Assistant Librarian.... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments