November 2004

Monday 29 November

Friday 26 November

  • ACRL-STS Midwinter programing (22:50) - The latest issue of Signal, the Science and Technology Section of the ACRL newsletter, is out. It contains a lot of interesting committee reports as well as the Midwinter conference program in Boston for the Section.... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • SLA-CHEM/ACS-CINF Web conference (22:38) - The SLA Chemistry Division is co-sponsoring a web conference with the ACS CINF Division to be held from December 6th to the 12th. The conference, entitled Chemical Information Instruction, will feature five posters originally presented at the ACS National Meeting... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • Call for abstracts for SLA poster session (22:30) - Excellent news for the SLA annual conference, three scientific divisions, Chemistry, PAM and Sci-Tech, are joining for a poster session program. The theme is "Better Understanding your Users". What has been done to learn about library and information users? How... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • Science Librarians Dinner at ALA Midwinter (12:53) - The College Science Librarians and the Issues in SciTech Library Management Discussion Groups are again co-hosting a Science Librarians Dinner at Midwinter. The dinner will take place on Saturday, January 15 at 5:30 pm. The restaurant is to be announced... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • ACRL-STS Publications Committee Virtual Meeting (12:45) - The Publications Committee of the Science and Technology Section of the ACRL is trying out a new way of holding meetings, virtually that is. Instead of meeting at ALA Midwinter, the Committee will be meeting via email the week of... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Tuesday 23 November

Friday 19 November

  • New search engines from EEVL (11:03) - The good folks at EEVL have done it again! They now offer four new search engines to search the content of over 250 freely available full text ejournals in Engineering, Mathematics and Computing, through a service called EESE. The Computing... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • ACRL-STS Call for proposals for Research Forum (10:46) - The ACRL Science and Technology Section's (STS) Research Committee also invites submission of abstracts of research papers to be given at the STS Forum for Science & Technology Library Research at the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago next June. The... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Thursday 18 November

  • Free e-books (14:04) - Making the rounds today is this post by George S. Porter about free online access to Joseph Henry Pressbooks. Joseph Henry Press is an imprint of the National Academies Press . There is a list of titles available. I like... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • ACRL-STS call for submissions for poster session (13:53) - The Science and Technology Section (STS) of the ACRL is inviting submissions for its poster session at the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. Deadline is January 10th and a short description (250 words or less) of the poster should be... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • New Royal Society journal (13:42) - The first issue of the new Royal Society journal, Journal of the Royal Society Interface, has just been published. This journal covers - but is not limited to - biocomplexity, bioengineering, bioinformatics, biomechanics, biophysics, chemical biology, medical physics, bionanotechnology, nanoscience,... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Tuesday 16 November

  • SLA-ENG Awards nominations sought (12:58) - The Awards Committee of the SLA-Engineering Division is now accepting nominations for two awards: the 2004/2005 Elsevier Engineering Information/SLA Engineering Librarian Award and the INSPEC Travel Stipend Award. Deadline is March 1st for both. For nominations or more information for... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • ASEE-ELD Awards nominations sought (11:35) - The ELD Awards Committee is seeking nominations for three annual awards: Homer I. Bernhardt Distinguished Service Award Best Paper Award Best Reference Work Award Send all nominations via regular and/or e-mail to: John C. Teleha, F.D. Bluford Library, North Carolina... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • Membership brochure for CINF (10:57) - The ACS Division of Chemical Information (CINF) has a new membership recruitment brochure online. Print copies can be requested with Alan Engel or Silvia Lee.... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • IMS articles on arXiv (10:40) - Following its March decision, the Institute of Mathematical Statistics is now starting to post all IMS articles in their entirety on arXiv, the e-print archives site. IMS does not believe it will loose many subscribers even with the open access.... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Saturday 13 November

Thursday 11 November

Wednesday 10 November

Monday 8 November

Saturday 6 November

  • Full-Time/Part-Time Patent Searching Professional - Technology & Patent Research International, Inc, San Diego?, CA (15:29) - Technology & Patent Research International is looking for a Full-Time/Part-Time Patent Searching Professional. I am not sure of the location for the position but the headquarters are based in San Diego, CA.... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • Patch and toolbar for SciFinder Scholar (15:17) - CAS has made available yesterday a patch for SciFinder Scholar 2004, bringing the product to SciFinder Scholar 2004 v2. Subscribers can go on the download site to procure it (as well as the complete version of SciFinder Scholar 2004 v2).... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • Math and Science Song Information website (15:00) - Bob Michaelson has communicated this off-the-beaten-path website to some of the sci-tech listserves today: Math And Science Song Information, Viewable Everywhere, or MASSIVE. This is a database containing information on more than 1700 songs having a science or a mathematics... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Thursday 4 November

Monday 1 November

  • New Hot Topics essays (13:47) - Hot Topics, a series of original essays on cutting-edge technologies, are the brain child of Computing Reviews, a collaboration of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and Reviews.com. Leaders in the computer science community write the Hot Topics. Since they... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • PAM Mathematics Roundtable in 2005 (12:58) - Nisa Bakkalbasi and Michael Golden, co-moderators of the SLA-PAM Mathematics Roundtable at the 2005 SLA Annual Conference, are interested in hearing ideas and suggestions from PAM members as potential discussion topics for the upcoming forum. They are also interested in... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments