Entries for March 2008
March 31, 2008
Sticker Shock - Take 2
Do you know how much journals cost, especially in science and engineering?
Cornell University Library uses real world purchases to show you how much libraries invest in your education and research needs. Check out Sticker Shock 2 for more information. I am scared when they compare journals to cars and international trips.
The original Sticker Shock was completed in 2002.
Categories: Blog: e3 Information Overload Databases, Publishers, & Vendor Updates Libraries & Librarianship Scientific Publishing & Data
March 30, 2008
Case Polymer Research Published in Science
Can you imagine polymer nanocomposites that transform from hard to soft and back again by exposure to liquid? Researchers from the Case School of Engineering and the Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center have published results of such a polymer in Science. Case researchers were from the departments of macromolecular science and engineering and biomedical engineering.
More information available in the Case press release.
Science 7 March 2008:
Vol. 319. no. 5868, pp. 1370 - 1374
Stimuli-Responsive Polymer Nanocomposites Inspired by the Sea Cucumber Dermis
Jeffrey R. Capadona,Kadhiravan Shanmuganathan, Dustin J. Tyler, Stuart J. Rowan, Christoph Weder
If you are affiliated with Case, please use the eJournal Portal to discover what access for this article is available.
Categories: Biomedical Engineering Blog: e3 Information Overload Case Awards, News, or Publications Engineering Nanotechnology
March 11, 2008
IEEE Xplore Downtime
An IEEE Xplore upgrade is scheduled for Saturday, 15 March, 2008. During this upgrade, the system will be unavailable for up to four (4) hours beginning at approximately 10:00 am EDT (UTC/GMT - 4 hours).
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.