From Interactions.org: "The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), the Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY), the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL), and the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) have announced that they will join to build INSPIRE, the next-generation High Energy Physics (HEP) information system, which will empower scientists with innovative tools for successful research at the dawn of an era of new discoveries." For more information, please see http://www.interactions.org/cms/?pid=1026243.
Video abstracts are now available from the Journal of Number Theory. The Journal of Number Theory is published by Elsevier and is available on ScienceDirect. It contains "articles that represent the broad spectrum of interest in contemporary number theory and allied areas." Video abstracts will be available for selected articles only.
Virtual Inorganic Pedagogical Electronic Resource (VIPEr) is "a repository of inorganic teaching materials and a social networking platform that facilitates collaboration and community building." VIPEr includes learning objects, forums, polls, comments on textbooks, and news. Registration is free and required for commenting.
Fora.tv contains video content on "ground breaking ideas from important thinkers." Fora.tv's Tech & Science section is divided into 8 subject sections: energy, engineering, environment, health & wellness, personal tech, science, technology, and the Internet. There is content overlap among the sections. The site is fully searchable, with basic and advanced search modes. Each video includes a written transcript of the program.
Using data from the Scopus database, Top Cited lists the top 20 cited articles for 26 subject areas. The default provides the top cited articles for all subject areas; users can select a subject as well as three time periods: 2004-2008, 2005-2008, or 2006-2008. RSS feeds are available and a Google map shows authors' locations.
Careers.Computer.Org contains resources for job seekers and employers; it includes a searchable postion listing and a means for employers to post postions and review resumes. Registration is free. The IEEE Computer Society also maintains a Web site called Build Your Career in Computing. It includes news, articles, and links to job boards.
The APS has added the following features for Physical Review and Physical Review Letters:
Peptide Guide provides a basic introduction to the field of peptide chemistry along with some applications of peptides. It includes an overview of amino acids, a protein builder that constructs text representations for simple peptides and proteins, a peptide mass calculator, and a glossary as well as information about bonds and synthesis.
60 new books have been added to the UAlbany collection of Safari Tech Books Online. About an equal number of books, that showed no usage for a year, were dropped. All books have been fully cataloged in the Minerva catalog. Alternatively, to browse our collection of Safari books, go to the Safari Website, and click on LIBRARY. To search our collection, go to the Safari Website, and in the Search area, change the default search from "All Content" to "My Bookshelf," and enter keywords.