"education" archive

Wednesday 10 November

Friday 10 September

  • CSA/RSC's “Chemical Information for the Non-Chemist" training (15:10) - The Chemical Structure Association Trust (CSA Trust) and the Royal Society of Chemistry Chemical Information Group will be holding a joint one-Day Training Course on “Chemical Information for the Non-Chemist" on Tuesday, October 12. The objectives of the Course are... | 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

Wednesday 26 May

  • Free patent research workshops (11:13) - Thomson Derwent and STN will be offering free workshops on patent research skills in various cities across the US North-East this summer (Boston, NY, Philadelphia or Washington, DC). Reservations are required. Basic and Advanced searching Competitive Intelligence GENESEQ on STN... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Thursday 13 May

  • ACRL STS Standards for information literacy for science and technology (13:56) - The proposed standards for information literacy for science and technology, developed by the ALA/ACRL/Science & Technology Section Task Force on Information Literacy for Science and Technology, are now online. The proposed standards are annotated as follows: 1. Underlining denotes changes... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Tuesday 11 May

  • Intro to chemoinformatics in Sheffield (14:44) - The University of Sheffield will be hosting a short course entitled "A Practical Introduction to Chemoinformatics" June 15th to June 18th. The course will be organised and run within the Department of Information Studies at the University of Sheffield.... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Friday 30 April

  • Free Thomson Scientific (Derwent) public training (14:42) - Thomson Scientific will offer two free public training sessions on Derwent Patent Files. May 19th & 20th, 2004 in Pittsburgh, PA June 8th & 9th, 2004 in San Jose, CA The sessions will cover International Patent Logic, Basic Search Techniques... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Wednesday 21 April

  • International Ticer School classes (13:30) - The International Ticer School, formely known as the International Summer School of the Digital Library, still has room in some of their classes offered this summer. Of possible interest to Englib readers is The Digital Library and e-Publishing for Science,... | 0 Trackbacks | 0 Comments

Friday 13 February

  • 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

Friday 6 February

  • 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 23 October

  • Patent presentation by IEEE (13:31) - IEEE will host a free lunch and presentation at the Online Information conference in London on December 3rd. The presentation will include a discussion entitled "Patent Citations Prove R&D Value," and will also cover competitive intelligence and the use of... | 0 Comments

Friday 26 September

  • 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

Friday 12 September

  • 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

Friday 29 August

  • RSS: want to know more? (15:42) - The good people at the EEVL have just published RSS Primer for Publishers and Content Providers for the benefit of those wanting to distribute headline content on the Web, and allow easy sharing of data between sites.... | 0 Comments

Friday 18 July

  • The Research Revolution (13:51) - Starting in August, some US libraries will be hosting a video series, The Research Revolution, to promote discussion of political, social and economic issues in relation to science. The series has been made possible by National Video Resources, ALA and... | 0 Comments

Tuesday 13 May

  • Engineering college profile data (14:16) - ASEE just published online their most recent edition of their engineering college profiles. Data on engineering or engineering technology programs from about 350 schools has been collected. The individual profiles for about 300 of those schools is accessible.... | 1 Comments

Tuesday 6 May

  • Skills for successful freshmen (14:21) - A new booklet aimed at highschools, "Understanding University Success", has been prepared by a group of research universities and the Pew Charitable Trusts. The booklet presents what college freshmen need to know to succeed academically in various fields. If you... | 1 Comments

Tuesday 15 April

  • Link for internships (13:54) - A possible link to add to your recommandations, Tech-Interns.com is owned and operated by the ASEE and lists internships for undergraduate and graduate students in science and engineering. [ASEE Action newsletter]... | 0 Comments

Wednesday 5 March

  • SciFinder Scholar presentation (13:26) - If you are a SciFinder Scholar key contact and are attending the American Chemical Society meeting in New Orleans this March, CAS offers a free presentation of SFS2002 along with lunch. More information at [email protected] | 0 Comments

Thursday 13 February

  • Free patents seminars (15:30) - Thomson Derwent is offering free seminars on patents research in several locations from now through June. These are two day sessions covering Basic, Advanced & Competitor Analysis search techniques.... | 0 Comments

Thursday 19 December

  • An IRN event (11:31) - The Internet Resources Newsletter just published its 100th issue. Many happy returns!... | 0 Comments

Thursday 5 December

  • International training program (14:05) - Candidates are now being received to participate to an International Training Programme on "information" called STIMULATE 3 or "Scientific and Technological Information Management in Universities and Libraries: an Active Training Environment (Edition 3)". The program is set forth by the... | 2 Comments

Tuesday 5 November

  • MIT offers digital library (10:25) - A few weeks ago, I reported about MIT offering some of its curriculum for free on their website. MIT will now give access to a digital library, DSpace. The library will managed by a federation of eight universities. The software... | 0 Comments

Tuesday 24 September

  • Free MIT class content (13:36) - Following a decision made in April 2001, MIT will make publicly available on the Web materials from virtually all of its courses for non-commercial use. The first series of classes will be available September 2002. The initiative, called MIT OpenCourseWare... | 0 Comments