Changes to the Library and You: Chemistry Faculty and Students Joseph Kraus 3‐31‐11
Changes to the Library• http://library.du.edu/site/academicCommons/• http://blogs.du.edu/today/news/penrose‐library‐planning‐ transition‐is‐underway• http://www.duclarion.com/news/first‐look‐at‐new‐du‐ library‐design‐1.2128581• Free scanner• Mobile site• CAS announced the discontinuation of the client version of SciFinder for June 30, 2011.• We will continue to have exhibits, such as http://library.du.edu/penrosepen/jim‐river‐exhibit‐by‐du‐ photography‐professor‐roddy‐macinnes‐2
• Services in Driscoll Ballroom – Working on electrical capacity and computers• Materials in the Hampden Center, 10 miles west, will be delivered back to campus.• Offices in Aspen Hall.
New Resources• Using one‐time funds – Annual Reviews backfile – Morgan & Claypool ebooks – Applied Science and Business Periodicals Index Retrospective (1913‐1983) – Springer ebooks• Summon• Credo Reference• Hundreds of thousands of e‐resources in the catalog.
Some articlesThe nature of scholarly communication is changing• http://www.educause.edu/EDUCAUSE+Quarterly/EDUCAUSE QuarterlyMagazineVolum/FutureofHigherEducation/225867• http://www.rin.ac.uk/our‐work/communicating‐and‐ disseminating‐research/transitions‐scholarly‐ communications‐portfolio‐res• http://blogs.bmj.com/bmj/2011/03/29/might‐copies‐of‐plos‐ one‐change‐journals‐forever/