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2016 Nobel Prize Announced for Physics, Chemistry

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has announced the 2016 Nobel Prize for fields of Physics and Chemistry. Laureates include:

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Added 11/2


Open Data Repository Invites Beta Testing

Open Data Repository LogoThe Open Data Repository (ODR) is a platform that supports creating and managing project-related data repositories online. Currently, it is in its Beta phase, and invites open collaboration on code testing. ODR aims to offer a number of unique features, including:

Currently, ODR is funded by NASA’s CheMin group and the University of Arizona Department of Geosciences.

Added 11/9


LinkedEarth Developing Data Standards for Paleoclimatology

LinkedEarth is a project to develop a set of data standards for paleoclimatology. Sponsored by EarthCube, LinkedEarth aims to give researchers in paleoclimatology the tools to curate data by:


Added 11/16


EndNote X8 Now Available

EndNote X8 is now available for Mac and PC. To download X8, visit the Library’s Bibliographic Management page and follow the instructions as per your agency (NIST users download EndNote via NVL). New features include:

Added 11/22


New Look and Functionality for New Books Page

Cover Art image
Cover for Advanced
physics of electron
transport in
and nanostructures

The Library’s New Books page has been updated to feature a synopsis of each book in print or electronic format, along with an image of the cover. There are no more boxes to check when reserving a book; instead, click on the title, which links to the item’s catalog page. Click the “Place Hold” button, where you will be prompted to log into your Discovery account, and then follow the on screen prompts to place a hold. You will be notified when the book is available for pick-up at the library or delivery to your office. For assistance placing a hold, contact the Circulation Desk at x3788.

For eBooks, click the title link, which takes you to the book’s webpage, where you may view the item online, download chapters, etc.

Added 11/30


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