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Monday 27 June 2005

  • New SLA Caucus - Of possible interest to engineering librarians, the SLA Board of Director has approved the creation of a new Caucus during the last annual conference. The Architecture, Building Engineering, Construction and Design Caucus, is set to serve those working for public...

Tuesday 8 February 2005

  • Free standards tracking - Randy Reichardt communicated the following on various listservs yesterday: Techstreet, of The Thomson Corp., will offer free, unlimited standards tracking at Techstreet via "the Online Standards Superstore." The list of standardization agencies tracked is extensive and includes all the "big...

Thursday 18 March 2004

  • New info page from CAS - CAS has created a new webpage for the academic community listing its different products and ressources, an all-in-one-spot kind of thing....

Thursday 24 April 2003

  • More on IoP new Alerts - A bit more info on the new email alerts from the Institute of Physics & Axiom, mentionned earlier in this blog on April 2nd. There are now two types of alerts: - the already present TOC Alerts for the tables...

Friday 18 April 2003

  • IEEE StandardsEurope portal - On December 2, 2002, we told you about the new IEEE Standards portal. The Institute is now launching StandardsEurope, a Web portal for its European standards community. [IEEE Newsletter]...

Saturday 22 March 2003

  • IEEE Biomedical Engineering Library - The new IEEE Biomedical Engineering Library, mentionned in this blog on 01/24/2003, will be available on March 31st. It will contain approximately 40,000 articles and papers in the area of biomedical engineering, selected by keyword from the full range of...

Friday 8 November 2002

  • Institutional Repositories - Not only for Science Libraries but interesting. At http://www.arl.org/IR_agenda.html, you will find the presentations made at the workshop on Institutional Repositories held by the ARL in Washington, DC in October. IRs house faculty works, such as articles, data sets, images,...

Saturday 31 August 2002

  • Papers & Content - Call for papers The SLA Science & Technology Division invites submissions for its Session in the Annual SLA Conference in New York, June 7-12, 2003. The theme is: Needs Assessment in the Sci-Tech Library: Using Innovative Analytical and Practical Experience...

Wednesday 28 August 2002

  • Helpful readers - I am lucky to have helpful readers :) Matt Eberle, author of the Library Techlog, sent me these URLs as an intro to SFX and OpenURL: -'OpenResolver: a Simple OpenURL Resolver', Ariadne Issue 28 - SFX Handout (PDF) - SFX...

Tuesday 27 August 2002

  • A Long Hiatus... - but I am back. And lots of news to communicate... but not all in one day. I apologize for the delay in publication. On the job front: - The Technical Library at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico is...

Friday 26 July 2002

  • New interfaces, free stuff from IEEE, a demo and a gateway - New Axiom IoP launched today a new, more accessible interface for the Axiom service. Notably, the two existing interfaces, the "regular" and the one with enhanced accessibility have been merged. It is now possible to add complements to the interface...

Saturday 20 July 2002

  • SciFinder training - CAS is holding STN, SciFinder and SciFinder Scholar training at the ACS National Meeting in Boston this August. The SciFinder and the SciFinder Scholar sessions are free and don't require registration. More details here. Surfing around the ACS's Chemistry.org portal,...

Thursday 11 July 2002

  • Housewarming - Welcome to our new abode. Please let me know what you think. Chemical Abstracts is holding a free e-seminar on current awareness in patent litterature on July 17. See here to register. New access mode for the Kirk-Othmer from Dialog:...

Saturday 6 July 2002

  • One last thing about ASEE 02 - I forgot to mention that the Best Reference Work Award, presented by the ELD-ASEE, was won this year by one of own faculty, Dr Waldemar Karkowski. Dr Karkowsi is the director of the Center of Industrial Ergonomics here at the...

Wednesday 3 July 2002

  • Pheewww, here goes: - MDL has released Commander 6 for Beilstein CrossFire. See your vendor or consortia because I can't seem to find updated info on http://www.beilstein.com/. IEEE just published their IEEE-USA Salary Survey. Order at http://www.ieeeusa.org/catalog/01salary.html. The SLA-ENG division has started a Diversity...

Wednesday 26 June 2002

  • Hello again! - I hope everybody had a good time at SLA, ALA, ASEE, IATUL and tutti quanti! I did so myself and took a few days of vacation as well. There is a ton of news to blog and I will need...

Thursday 6 June 2002

  • SUNY News - The State University of New York (SUNY) has just changed his library management software, going from MultiLis to Ex Libris' ALEPH 500. The SUNY Morrisville College Library (serving Agriculture science and various AS and AAS degrees in science and technology)...

Saturday 1 June 2002

  • Shaver Library - This week I visited the Shaver Engineering Library at the University of Lexington, KY. They have a most peculiar room to house their Standards: the ladies restrooms! Alas, there is no more sanitary equipment (or is this a good thing?...

Friday 31 May 2002

  • Quick SLA news: - - Sci-Tech News, the bulletin for the Engineering, Sciences and Technology SLA Divisions will not be mailed in time for SLA in June. A special edition can be found at http://www.geocities.com/tomosif/. - For a list of Sci-Tech Division activities in...

Thursday 23 May 2002

  • Questions - They come to your desk, they have a question, they use the latest buzzwords. Now, you will remain cool and unfazed with the help of this list. At the end of the article, another URL for buzzwords, essential to the...

Saturday 18 May 2002

  • Remember - Do you remember the Public Library of Science's call for a boycott last April? To this day, over 30 000 scientists had signed an open letter to ask the scientific publishers to make their content freely accessible online once it...

Thursday 9 May 2002

  • IOP - Go try an IOP search! IOP is experimenting with clustering software - Vivismo - for results lists. Any list with more than 25 results can be clustered into topics. You can then have access to the full text of the...

Friday 3 May 2002

  • New Windows - You may have noticed yesterday that my links had a new window as a target. I suddenly realized that it bugs me on the blogs I read, so why was I doing it on mine? :) LSSI is launching a...

Thursday 2 May 2002

  • Free Trial - Yesterday, the ACS launched the free trial of their full-text Archives database for their journals. Only institutional ACS Web Edition subscribers can subscribe for the trial though. Articles included come from all titles (except the most recent) from their first...

Tuesday 30 April 2002

  • PBS - Tonigh on PBS, NOVA presents Why the Towers Fell , a documentary on the collapse of the World Trade Center and the following investigation by forensic engineers. ISI announces improvements to BIOSIS Previews and Web of Science. They also are...

Thursday 25 April 2002

  • SLA Nominations - The Engineering Division of SLA is looking for nominations for its 2001/2002 Ei/SLA Engineering Librarian Award. They're looking to reward great accomplishments and contributions from members of the Engineering Librarian profession. See the website for more details. At MLA in...

Thursday 18 April 2002

  • IoP - IoP has launched a portal on Bose-Einstein condensation and matter wave called BEC Matters: news, websites, conference information and direct access, when subscribing, to the full text of relevant articles in IoP journals. Some improvements were also added to their...

Tuesday 16 April 2002

  • Technology Grant News - Technology Grant News just published its latest issue. The serial informs non-profit organizations about various funding for technology use and science education programs. Subscription is $125/$85 depending on status....

Saturday 13 April 2002

  • ASEE - Next Tuesday, April 16th, is the last day for the early bird registration to the ASEE annual conference. A whopping $352 instead of whopping-er $407. Anyone who is a member, can you tell me if you think this is a...

Wednesday 10 April 2002

  • JPL - Those attending the SLA Annual Conference in Los Angeles can sign up to visit the Jet Propulsion Laboratory on June 13. Tour includes a multimedia presentation and visits to the JPL Museum, Space Flight Operations Facility, Micro-Devices Lab, Regional Planetary...

Friday 5 April 2002

  • Just Joking - What is nice with a blog is that you start paying attention to a lot more things in case of something of interest for the blog pops up (!). For example, I read on a listserv about the webzine High...

Thursday 4 April 2002

  • Smithsonian - Reading the April issue of the Smithsonian, I saw that the National Museum of American History in Washington is displaying since February an exhibit about teaching math in America. The exhibit is ongoing. In the same issue of the magazine,...
  • Scourge - OT and 2 years old but amusing and still current. As we know, libraries are The Scourge of Publishing....

Tuesday 2 April 2002

  • Physics - Now, it up to the Physics department to hold its annual Bullit Lecture at the University of Louisville. The guest speaker is Fred Espenak from the NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center and the title of the lecture is "Solar Eclipses and...

Friday 29 March 2002

  • IATUL - For the directors among us, April 1st is the last day for the early-bird registration rate for IATUL 2002. The conference is in Kansas City, June 2-6. If not, I'm not in a good mood today because I had planned...

Tuesday 26 March 2002

  • Bullit Lecture - For those in the Louisville, KY area, the Mathematics department at the University of Louisville is presenting his annual Bullit Lecture. The guest is Keith Devlin from Stanford University, aka NPR's the Math Guy. The lecture is about the New...

Monday 18 March 2002

  • Baldwin Hall - Last January, the Engineering Library of the University of Cincinnati reopened after intensive renovations of historic Baldwin Hall. Among the new features is the Info Commons, a 24-hour card access area with an open computer facility and two computer classrooms....

Saturday 9 March 2002

  • IWD - Today is the International Women Day. Bid a good day to all the female librarians and the female engineers you know (that should respectively an high number and a low number, regrettably for the engineers). This is the ACRL Women's...

Thursday 7 March 2002

  • OT - OK, slight OT blog today. Blake Carver, publisher of LISnews.com, made his Top 10 librarian personalities on the Web. Let's hope one day to make the list. The Net has self-organizing properties, via communities of interest. Read more here. Somehow,...

Friday 1 March 2002

  • Ethics - Always an important subject - and I hope not a disregarded one - ethics. The Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands is holding the Research in Ethics and Engineering conference on April 25 and 26. More details at http://onlineethics.org/events/index.htm....

Thursday 21 February 2002

  • Voting - Voting ends on March 1st for the SLA Sci-Tech Division elections. To get more info, we are not sure, but maybe James Manasco would be of help ([email protected]). The ballot was distributed on the mailing list....

Tuesday 19 February 2002

  • netConnect - netConnect, the Library Journal, the School Libray Journal and Jones e-global have set up an award to recognize the unique contributions libraries have made in building the World Wide Web. Nomination period ends April 15....

Monday 18 February 2002

  • Elections - Elections are now taking place for the 2002/03 SLA office. On the ballot are three science/engineering librarians. For President-Elect, Mrs G. Lynn (Tinsley) Berard, who is Head of the Science Libraries at Carnegie Mellon University and Mrs Cynthia V. Hill,...

Friday 15 February 2002

  • Olympics - So, yes, it is only our second day of posting but, the Olympics are on and these people are most likely graduates in computer science engineering. Very cool camera technology....

Thursday 14 February 2002

  • First Post - Hey! Our first post! The new address for the Association of American Engineering Societies (AAES) is 1828 L Street, N.W., Suite 906, Washington, D.C. 20036-5104. They moved into the Washington office of the American Society for Mechanical Engineers (ASME)....

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