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Vote on High Temperatures-High Pressures Journal

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High Temperatures-High Pressures ( is "devoted to the experimental and theoretical study of the thermophysical properties of matter." It began in 1998 and ceased publication in 2005. Recently it was been picked up by another publisher and they have released the last 2 issues from the 2005 volume.

These two issues are available for viewing at the Main Library Circulation Desk. You may vote whether you'd like us to carry this journal

From the publisher: The journal reflects the common interests of physicists, engineers, material scientists, chemists, and other scientists. It provides a focus for developing and disseminating knowledge of thermophysics research, applications, equipment, and techniques. It covers the thermophysical properties of gases, liquids, and solids, at all temperatures and under all physical conditions. Authoritative reviews of advances in thermophysics research, new technology applications, scientific meeting reports, and book reviews are other regular features of the journal.

Added 5/7/08

Unemployment Rate of U.S. Scientists and Engineers

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Unemployment Rate of U.S. Scientists and Engineers Drops to Record Low 2.5% in 2006: April 2008 Report from National Science Foundation.

From the report: "The overall unemployment rate of scientists and engineers in the United States dropped from 3.2% in 2003 to 2.5% in 2006, according to data from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Scientists and Engineers Statistical Data System (SESTAT). This is the lowest unemployment rate measured by SESTAT since the early 1990s. It continues a trend of lower unemployment rates for scientists and engineers compared with unemployment rates in the rest of the U.S. economy. Comparable unemployment rates for the entire U.S. labor force in 2003 and 2006 were 6.0% and 4.7%, respectively."

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Added 5/14/08

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"Keep up with the latest developments in science - what the leading scientists have to say, how the hottest topics are affecting research and everyday life, where the most significant research is taking place, and much more" RSS provides a comprehensive resource for science metrics and analysis. The site combines Science Watch newsletter information, along with regularly updated data, analysis, interviews, and commentary from from and ESI Special Topics (

Added 5/22/08

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