Free, educational resources are now available on iTunes U on NASA’s rich history. Download video and images on Apollo 11 and free ebooks that chronicle NASA’s past and present. To further commemorate the 43rd anniversary of Apollo 11, NASA has made available more resources not found on iTunes U about the historical moon landing.
Entries from July 2012 ↓
July 31st, 2012 — Astronomy
July 30th, 2012 — Data Management
Managing data to facilitate your research: August 2, 4pm PSB 120 It is increasingly important that scientists are aware of how to manage research data in order to facilitate their research. The National Science Foundation (NSF) requires a data management plan with all grant applications (including dissertation improvement grants!), but data management is just as [...]
Available from the AIP is the Center for History of Physics and the Emilio Segre Visual Archives, which contains nearly 30,000 images of scientists and physics work. These online collections are free to access, though there are some restrictions on using content and the images in the Segre gallery. Highlights include selected papers from prominent American [...]
The Engineering Library recently changed the “New List of Databases” into “Databases A-Z.” It includes all our engineering specialized databases on one convenient page, regardless of when they were acquired. Not finding what you need? See the full CUL listing or email us to ask questions.
If you’re stuck in C’town or the Engineering Quad and need to return library books, now you can – our book drop is back, located outside of Carpenter Hall bythe Campus Road entrance. The drop is available 24/7, Monday-Friday, and checked daily during the week for book returns so you won’t have to worry about late [...]
Reminder! The Physical Sciences Library and GAC are holding SciFinder sessions this Thursday. All in attendance get a pizza and soda lunch. When: July 5 - 219 Baker Hall Schedule: 10:30-11:30am SciFinder NINJA Overview: tailored specifically for new chemistry graduate students – but feel free to attend if you want a refresher. 11:30-noon: Mendeley and citation [...]
July 2nd, 2012 — Mathematics Library
Here’s a great link for summer reading. The AMS has free online books, and at this link you can find books on the history of math (just scroll down to “Free Online Books”) (http://www.ams.org/samplings/math-history/math-history) Included in this list are Mathematics into the Twenty-First Century and A Century of Mathematics in America (3 volume set). [...]