ACRL STS Standards for information literacy for science and technology – continued...

Nov 10, 2004 by

A new step for the ACRL STS Standards for information literacy for science and technology: the draft now awaits further review and request for approval by the ACRL Standards and Accreditation Committee. Comments and feedback are still welcomed by Virginia Baldwin, Task Force...

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CSA/RSC’s

Sep 10, 2004 by

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...

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Tutorial for engineering students...

Jul 10, 2004 by

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 research project.” This tutorial covers a general review of information sources, how to develop a search strategy, where to find relevant articles, how to arrange to receive article updates, and patent searches. To try the tutorial, use “jmeyer01” as both username and password. Under “My courses”, click “Engineering Information Retrieval”. Click “Course Material” button under “Announcements” button. Then, select “Click to Launch”. Send your feedback and suggestions to Jay...

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Free patent research workshops

May 26, 2004 by

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 In Europe, some competitive intelligence training will be offered in...

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ACRL STS Standards for information literacy for science and technology...

May 13, 2004 by

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 in wording from the original ACRL document. 2. References to quotes from standards documents and various articles are indicated at the end of some standards, performance indicators and outcomes. 3. A file, QUOTES FROM REFERENCES USED IN THE PROPOSED STANDARDS is linked from the main page of the task force and gives the sources or actual wording of most of the quotes. Comments and suggestions are highly desired, either via the form on the website or email before May...

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Intro to chemoinformatics in Sheffield...

May 11, 2004 by

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...

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