January 2005

Friday 28 January

Thursday 27 January

  • New version of IEEE Xplore coming up (15:31) - A new version of IEEE's Xplore search interface, Xplore 2.0, will be arriving "early in the second quarter of 2005". A beta version will be available for testing in a few weeks. For what will be new: The release will... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • Kluwer titles now on Springer (15:14) - Following the acquisition of Kluwer by Springer, last week, the Kluwer titles were soft-launched onto e-products platform Springer Link. Kluwer Online will be shut down sometime in February. Re-directs will be in effect for several months after which they will... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • EPA website in Spanish (14:43) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has launched a website in Spanish. The site gives information on environmental health, educational resources for students and teachers, EPA grants, small business opportunities and jobs at the Agency.... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Wednesday 26 January

  • Engineers Week (09:45) - Engineers Week is coming soon, from February 20th to the 26th. Is your library/information center doing anything special for the occasion? At work here, we are putting up our annual exhibit, this time on Wireless and Mobile Computing.... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Tuesday 25 January

Thursday 20 January

Wednesday 19 January

  • Burndy Library moving? (11:37) - Bob Michaelson posted on relevant newsgroups today about the possible move of the Burndy Library and the Dibner Institute for the History of Science and Technology after being associated with MIT since 1992. Among the interested for the new site... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • Technical Services Librarian - Phillips Research Laboratory Technical and Research Library, Kirtland AFB, NM (11:25) - The Phillips Research Laboratory Technical and Research Library, located at the Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque, NM, is looking for a Technical Services Librarian. Hiring is done through Information International Associates.... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • No comments! (10:38) - Englib is now on a new server and a few changes were made. The most important is that commenting functions were taken off, maybe permanently. The spam was way out of hand. But, you are always welcome to write me... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Friday 14 January

  • EV2 enhancements (15:56) - Imminent is the release of a new version of Ei's Engineering Village 2. There will be a new Easy Search function, which results can be refined with faceted searching. The Easy Search will start as a Beta first.... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • Conference blog for PAM? (14:47) - Christina Pikas, science librarian blogger, mentioned the Public Library Association Winter Conference blog on the SLA-PAM listserv today. She wonders if any members of PAM would be interested in participating in a similar blog for SLA Toronto. If so, let... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • SLA 2006 Baltimore - programming ideas (13:55) - Marcia J. Rodney, for Engineering and Aerospace, and Laurel Kristick, for PAM, are both collecting programming ideas for SLA Annual Conference in Baltimore in 2006 either for their division/section or the conference as a whole. They will both be in... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • Natural Sciences Information Services Librarian - University of Washington, Seattle, WA (13:46) - The University of Washington, in Seattle, WA, is seeking a Natural Sciences Information Services Librarian.... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Wednesday 12 January

Tuesday 11 January

Monday 10 January

  • Technical Information Specialist (Physical Science) - USPTO, Arlington, VA (14:33) - The US Patent and Trademark Office is looking for a Technical Information Specialist (Physical Science) for its Scientific and Technical Information Center, Biotechnology/Chemical Division, Information Branch in Arlington, VA.... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • American Institute of Physics archives news (11:16) - AIP have now made available its journals archives. Regular subscriptions give access to a five-year online backfile; adding a relatively small annual maintenance fee (between $95 and $130) gives access to every issue, back to Volume 1, issue 1 for... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • American Physical Society archives news (11:06) - Some announcements from APS: 2001 material is now part of PROLA (Physical Review Online Archive) (a subscription is needed) Full text searching of all APS material has been added to the search engine Links for articles chosen for coverage in... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • Sales Representatives, Electronic Information Products in Chemistry - Thieme Publishers, New York, NY (09:36) - Thieme Publishers is looking for a Sales Representatives, Electronic Information Products in Chemistry for its New York, NY location. They are looking for candidates with "experience in the information industry, either in information management and librarianship or in publishing."... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Sunday 9 January

Friday 7 January

  • New ISTL Column (14:29) - Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship will be sporting a new column, entitled Viewpoints, hopefully with the Spring Issue of 2005. This new column intends to be a venue to individual librarians' opinions. The topic does not necessarily have to... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • ACS news (14:21) - Starting in mid-January, it will be possible to all to freely view the abstract or first page of any ACS journal article at the ACS Publications website as well as search the full text of all ACS journal content. Journal... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • SLA Hotel registration open (11:30) - It is now possible to reserve your hotel room using the SLA rates for that association's Annual Conference in June.... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • ASEE Portland Registration open (11:21) - Conference registration for the ASEE Annual Conference in Portland, OR, is now open. Early registration rates are available until February 23, 2005 and you can save an additional 35$ on that fee if you register online. See the extended entry... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments
  • Volunteer opportunities at Sci-Tech News (10:52) - (I may be late for this but here goes...) Sci-Tech News, the bulletin of the Sci-Tech, Chemistry, Engineering, Materials Research and Manufacturing, Transportation Divisions and the Aerospace Section of the Engineering Division of SLA, is looking for two volunteers: Advertising... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments