October 2015 - News Archive
Live Training Sessions on Web of Science for October
Web of Science is offering more live online training sessions for the month of October. All Boulder Labs researchers are invited to join.
WEB OF SCIENCE: BASIC SEARCH AND NAVIGATION
Mon., October 5, 12:00 PM
WEB OF SCIENCE: ITEM LEVEL USAGE METRICS
Wed., October 7, 12:00 PM
Mon., October 12, 12:00 PM
Fri., October 16, 8:00 AM
When registering, specify “Denver, GMT-06:00” for your time zone, and ensure that you have WebEx software installed.
NIST Now Has Access to ASTM Standards
NIST Employees now have direct access to ASTM publication via the ASTM Compass site. Publications include:
- Data Series
- Special Technical Publications
Users can access ASTM Compass on-site from a NIST computer, or through VPN if off-site.
2015 Nobel Prizes for Physics, Chemistry Announced
The 2015 Nobel Laureates for the fields of Physics and Chemistry have been announced. Laureates include:
- Physics, split prize "for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass":
- Chemistry, split prize "for mechanistic studies of DNA repair":
- Tomas Lindahl - Francis Crick Institute, Hertfordshire, UK and Clare Hall Laboratory, Hertfordshire, UK
- Paul Modrich - Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Durham, NC, USA and Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
- Aziz Sancar - University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
The Right to Research Coalition
The Right to Research Coalition is an organization of students at the undergraduate and graduate level that advocates for widespread adoption of the Open Access publishing model. The RRC site contains resources for advocacy, including:
- Speakers’ Database
- Open research
- Opportunities to petition for non-partisan legislation
Recommendations for OA advocacy for individuals, organizations, student government bodies, professors, and librarians.
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