New SLA Caucus

Jun 27, 2005 by

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 and private organizations in the building and real estate trades. I suppose a website is coming...

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Free standards tracking

Feb 8, 2005 by

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 ones” (ASME, ISO, IEEE, ASTM,...

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New info page from CAS

Mar 18, 2004 by

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

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More on IoP new Alerts

Apr 24, 2003 by

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 of content of journals, plus the possibility of monthly updates on journal services such as IOP Select and IOP Physics Reviews. – the Enhanced Alerts, where a subject can be specified with keywords with which a search will be done automatically. Alertees do not need to be at a subscribing institution in order to use the alerts. In that case though, they will only have access to the abstracts of the retrieved...

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IEEE StandardsEurope portal

Apr 18, 2003 by

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...

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IEEE Biomedical Engineering Library...

Mar 22, 2003 by

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 IEEE and IEE periodicals and conference proceedings. Also included are relevant IEEE...

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