Entries for October 2007

October 30, 2007

ACS Nanotation

On Monday, Oct. 22nd, ACS Publications launched ACS Nanotation, a new website created to bring together the worldwide nano community. This free online resource enables nanoscientists to save time by reading reviews that identify the most significant, new research. It includes:

  • Nano Picks
  • Ask the Scientist: Nano Letters
  • ACS Journals in Focus
  • Image gallery, podcasts, and NanoTube
  • Wiki of terminology
ACS Nanotation—it's new, it's free, and you could win an iPod® nano. One iPod® nano will be awarded each month through December 2007. Register at ACS Nanotation.

October 28, 2007

Patent Searching Basics Class

For the Case community...
Looking for patent information and do not know where to start? Consider participating in the CaseLearns class called "Patent Research: Basic Search Techniques" at 2 p.m.,Tuesday, October 30 in the Kelvin Smith Library. This course will introduce simple patent terminology and basic search techniques. Register on the CaseLearns web site to participate.

Blog Named Top 100 Education Site for Entrepreneurs

In a blog post called Hidden Gems: The 100 .edu sites every Entrepreneur Should Read by Jessica Hupp, my blog was listed with others in the Knowledge & Information category.

At the root of every institution of learning is information. These libraries, defenders of free knowledge, and business training sites have a lot of information to offer entrepreneurs.
The Bootstrapper blog is a resource for any small business owner operating on a shoestring budget, and provides tips on financing, cash flow, low-cost marketing and small business loans.

Presentation at ALAO Annual

I survived the ALAO Annual Conference. I was on the planning committee, and specifically arranged the vendor area. Here is my presentation on Second Life that I gave at the Conference.

Updated Engineering Reading Room & Office Hours

For the Case community, I will be posting announcements about the Engineering Reading Room and my office hours in Nord Hall on my blog.

See the Engineering Reading Room web site for updates as they occur. You may also subscribe to a RSS feed that contains only information related to the Engineering Reading Room.

Engineering Librarian Office Hours (Nord Hall 510) - Week of October 29th
  • October 29 (Monday): 8:00am-12pm
  • October 30 (Tuesday)): Not Available
  • October 31 (Wednesday): 8:00am-11:30am
  • November 1 (Thursday): By Appointment
  • November 2 (Friday): OFF

* Hours subject to change so watch web site or RSS feed .

* Appointments available for other times, see web site for contact information.

Engineering Reading Room (Nord Hall 509)

  • Open 24x7
  • Includes computer for searching library resources
  • Current journal issues for your viewing pleasure
  • Comfortable furniture available on 5th floor of Nord Hall

October 22, 2007

National Chemistry Week: October 21-27, 2007

During this week, we celebrate the 20th anniversary of National Chemistry Week as promoted by the American Chemical Society.

October 09, 2007

Inaugural Coulter-Case Lectureship in Biomedical Engineering

For the Case community...

The Case School of Engineering cordially invites you to the Inaugural Coulter-Case Lectureship in Biomedical Engineering
Thursday, October 11, 2007
5:00 – 6:00 pm
Wolstein Auditorium
(Cornell Road near University Hospitals)

From Professor To Inventor To Entrepreneur - The Excitement of High Tech Innovation

Presented by
James Wyant, CIT ‘65
Dean, College of Optical Sciences, The University of Arizona

Reception following in Wolstein Atrium

Event is free but registration is respectfully requested: JGriech@case.edu or 216-368-6804

Made possible by a grant from the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation and the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Case Western Reserve University.

October 02, 2007

For the Case Community - Understanding RSS Feeds

Do you know what a RSS feed is or how to use them to make information consumption easier? Consider participating in the CaseLearns class called Understanding RSS Feeds on Monday, October 8th, at 3pm in the Kelvin Smith Library. You must register at http://library.case.edu/caselearns/.