SFX/Caltech Connect service down Thursday, August 28th, 5am – 7am

SFX/Caltech Connect will be down for maintenance on Thursday, August 28th from 5am to 7am. Availability will be announced via the Library website when back up.

The Library Welcomes Kristin Antelman, University Librarian

On August 11, the Library welcomed a new University Librarian, Kristin Antelman, to Caltech. She comes to us from NC State where she served as Associate Director of the Digital Library.

Please read the interview Media Relations conducted with her last week.

ScienceDirect / Elsevier platform service restored

Hello,

We have received a report from Elsevier indicating that their ScienceDirect platform has been restored to full service and that content is now accessible. Thank you for your patience.

CaltechAUTHORS milestone

On July 31, CaltechAUTHORS passed a major milestone — 40,000 records. CaltechAUTHORS in an institutional repository documenting the scholarly output of the Institute. Roughly 75% of the records have file available for viewing from anywhere in the world. More than 33,000 of the records document journal articles, while book chapters (3000+) and technical reports (2000+) are other major components of the collection.

July new books and journals lists now available

The lists of new books and journals added to the libraries’ collections during the month of July 2014 are now available. This month’s book list includes book cover images for many items, and links to Amazon to allow you to browse the books electronically. Please note that we provide no guarantee that Amazon has contracted with the publisher to allow viewers to browse specific books.

Library Workshop: Patents: Tuesday, July 29, 3:00pm

Patents

Hannah Dvorak-Carbone, from the Office of Technology Transfer, will present a review of the patenting process, including changes introduced by the America Invents Act of 2013. This will be followed by a Caltech Librarian presenting a brief overview of patent searching, locating English language patent equivalents, legal status issues, and current awareness techniques.

Tuesday, July 29

3:00-4:30pm

Spalding Laboratory 106 (Hartley Memorial Seminar Room)

Register: http://library.caltech.edu/forms/cls-classes.php

Acta Crystallographica: access problem – access restored [Updated 7/31]

Caltech’s access to Acta Crystallographica is functioning now. Licensed access is from 1997 to current (in most cases, unless earliest access begins after 1997). Caltech licensed access is available on the Wiley Online Library and IUCR platforms/host sites.

Journal of Fluid Mechanics: access problem 2000-2014

Caltech’s access to Journal of Fluid Mechanics has been interrupted. This affects all content published since January 2000. Earlier material is still available. Library staff are working with the publisher to restore access.

Library Workshop: You and Your Thesis: Tuesday, July 22, 3:00pm

You and Your Thesis

Are you working on your thesis? Did you know that electronic copies of theses must be submitted? Are you aware of the formatting requirements for theses? You are encouraged to attend a brief overview of techniques useful in the production and publication of Caltech electronic theses. The session will include tips on formatting and submitting, and will touch on intellectual property considerations and access.

Tuesday, July 22

3:00-4:00pm

Sherman Fairchild Library, Multimedia Conference Room 328

Register: http://library.caltech.edu/forms/cls-classes.php

Library Workshop: EndNote For Beginners: Thursday, July 17, 3:00pm

EndNote For Beginners

Are you writing a research paper or ready to start your thesis? Want an easy way to store, manage and search for bibliographic references? EndNote for Beginners may be just the quick start session you need. Learn what EndNote is and the basics of how it can work for you to organize the articles you’re reading and create bibliographies within a word processing document.  We’ll cover how to get your references into EndNote and what to do with them once they’re there.

Thursday, July 17

3:00-4:00pm

Sherman Fairchild Library, Multimedia Conference Room 328

Register: http://library.caltech.edu/forms/cls-classes.php

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