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Power Search For The Photonics Community

"search.optics.org is engineered to return results from an extensive list of websites that have been selected for their relevant optics content - which will enable you to find what you're looking for more quickly than ever before"

The Institute of Physics (IOP) has recently released a new search tool, http://search.optics.org. Different from other search engines, the content and sites are carefully chosen by IOP staff: "Each of the thousands of websites included in the search.optics.org database has been personally selected by the editors of optics.org and Optics & Laser Europe magazine, both produced by IOP Publishing."

Results are organized into several key categories to make the information easier to find. You can also narrow or widen your search, and to search for related concepts.

Of note: IOP Publishing surveyed optical scientists and engineers who tested search.optics.org before launch. Results:

See also: Optics Subject Guide for more resources

Added 9/17/08
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Congratulations Heather!

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We are pleased to announce that Heather McCullough has accepted the position of Head of Public Services at the Boulder Labs Library, effective September 15th. Heather has been with the Boulder Labs Library since 2001 serving as the Reference and Outreach Librarian. She has also served as our Electronic Resources Librarian for the past year.

You can find out more about Heather at library.bldrdoc.gov/heatherm.html. Please join us in congratulating Heather on her new position.

 

 

Added 9/24/08
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