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Scitopia search engine to go dark December 31

I am bummed to read a recent email announcement by the Scitopia partner societies (the people who brought you the Scitopia science/technology search engine) that the Scitopia search site will be taken down after December 31, 2011.  Apparently the site (created by IEEE in partnership with a number of scholarly societies) was not being used … Continue reading

IEEE Computer Society Books in IEEE Xplore

The IEEE Xplore database now includes 25 recent books in the IEEE Computer Society Press series. Here is a sampling of titles available to you in PDF format from our subscription: Web Application Design and Implementation: Apache 2, PHP5, MySQL, JavaScript, and Linux/UNIX Software Testing: Testing Across the Entire Software Development Life Cycle Software Management … Continue reading

IEEE 2030 Smart Grid Standard – Now Available

IEEE has finally released the final draft of its standard guidelines for smart grid interoperability. These are available through the University Libraries’ subscription to IEEE Xplore. You can access the new Smart Grid Standard “2030-2011 IEEE Guide for Smart Grid Interoperability of Energy Technology and Information Technology Operation with the Electric Power System (EPS), End-Use … Continue reading

IEEE Xplore Upgrade June 1, 2011

This just in from the IEEE folks: On Wednesday, 1 June 2011, IEEE will implement an upgrade to the IEEE Xplore digital library. There is no scheduled downtime during this upgrade. There are many new enhancements planned: NEW VDE VERLAG Conference Proceedings: IEEE has partnered with one of the largest technical and scientific associations in … Continue reading

Change in IEEE Author Posting Policy

Effective January 2011, the IEEE has changed its official policy regarding what versions of their articles published in IEEE journals and conference proceedings may be posted on author websites and in institutional repository.  According to Kenneth Moore,  Director, IEEE Book and Information Services, authors may post to their personal websites or to an institutional repository … Continue reading

IEEE Xplore Upgrade tomorrow April, 13, 2011

Our subscription to IEEE Xplore (officially the IEEE/IET Electronic Library) will be upgraded tomorrow April 13, 2011.  New features include: Revised IEEE Standards Dictionary Inclusion of all citing articles in citations for any one article Additional references from reference list added to conference papers IEEE Index terms added Read the official press release here.   … Continue reading

Wiley-IEEE Books in IEEE Xplore

I am happy to announce that the University Libraries have made a deal with John Wiley publishers to bring you a whole collection of eBooks published by Wiley-IEEE Press, and available via the IEEE Xplore database. This collection includes Wiley-IEEE titles in eBook format from 1974-2010, and will eventually include all eBook titles published in … Continue reading

New IEEE Xplore coming in 2010!

See the new interface and functionalities for the IEEE Xplore database, which will be unveiled sometime in 2010.  The new changes will include: Simpler, cleaner interface Improved browsing features – making looking for particular journals and conferences easier Enhanced searching capabilities, including faceted browsing and refining    

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