May 30th, 2013 by Robert Heyer-Gray
MIT Press eBooks Library is now available via the IEEE Xplore platform:
The MIT Press eBooks Library provides:
- – Access to more than 450 titles, with approximately 40 new titles to be introduced each year
- – Cutting-edge titles focusing on computing and engineering innovations
- – More than 70% of titles in computing-related fields, such as computer science, artificial intelligence, information theory, and computer programming
- – Approximately 10,000 individual chapters available in PDF
- – Rigorous review process ensuring titles are relevant and high quality
- – Numerous titles winning the American Publishers Award for Professional and Scholarly Excellence (PROSE)
- – Advanced search capabilities by title, keyword, or subject to quickly find and download relevant chapters within books
May 29th, 2013 by Robert Heyer-Gray
Synthesis Digital Library Update for April, 2013
The following titles were published in April.
- Acoustical Impulse Response Functions of Music Performance Halls, by Douglas Frey (University of Calgary), Victor Coelho (Boston University), and Rangaraj M. Rangayyan, (University of Calgary).
(Speech and Audio Processing Series)
- Bad to the Bone: Crafting Electronic Systems with BeagleBone and BeagleBone Black, by Steven F. Barrett (University of Wyoming), Jason Kridner (Texas Instruments).
(Digital Circuits and Systems Series)
- Case-Based Reasoning: A Concise Introduction, by Beatriz López (University of Girona, Spain).
(Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Series)
- Perspectives on Business Intelligence, by Raymond T. Ng et al.
(Data Management Series)
- A Practical Guide to Gender Diversity for Computer Science Faculty, by Diana Franklin (University of California, Santa Barbara).
(Professionalism and Career Advancement for Scientists and Engineers Series)
- Privacy for Location-based Services, by Gabriel Ghinita (University of Massachusetts, Boston).
(Information Security, Privacy, and Trust Series)
- Resource-Oriented Architecture Patterns for Webs of Data, by Brian Sletten (Bosatsu Consulting).
(Semantic Web: Theory and Technology Series)
- Semantic Relations Between Nominals, by Vivi Nastase (FBK, Trento, Italy), Preslav Nakov (QCRI, Qatar Foundation), Diarmuid Ó Séaghdha (Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK), Stan Szpakowicz (EECS, University of Ottawa & ICS, Polish Academy of Sciences).
(Human Language Technologies Series)
- Translating Euclid: Designing a Human-Centered Mathematics, by Gerry Stahl (The iSchool & the Math Forum, Drexel University).
(Human-Centered Informatics Series)
May 9th, 2013 by
What’s All the Fuss About Open Access? What Do I Need to Know, and How Does it Benefit Me?
Join us for a presentation by Pete Binfield (previously the Publisher of PLoS One, and now the Publisher and Co-Founder of PeerJ) as he provides an overview of the current landscape of Open Access publications; highlights some of the more innovative models that are being tested in the marketplace; talks about items such as article level metrics and open peer review, and shows how these new developments can benefit you as both a researcher and author.
- Date: May 29, 2013
- Time: 3-4 pm
- Place: 1065 Kemper Hall
Hosted by UC Davis Library. Contact:
Amy Studer, Health & Life Science Librarian
email@example.com | (530) 752-1678
Howard, J. (2013, April 29). Asking authors to buy memberships for open access. Chronicle of Higher Education.
VanNoorden, R. (2013, March 27). Open access: The true cost of science publishing. Nature News, 495(7442).
UC Davis Library Blog entry about PeerJ: March 1, 2013