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Engineering Library News - November 2011

November 2011 News

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  • iPad2 on Gadget Bar
  • New Engineering Cluster and More Seating
  • Welcome to Materials ConneXion

New Computer Cluster - More Study Seats

The library did some upgrades over the Thanksgiving break. Check out the all new dual-boot Mac computers and additional study tables that were installed.

Thanksgiving Hours

The Engineering Library will have the following hours this week in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday:

OPEN 9am-5pm
Monday November 21st through Wednesday November 23rd

Thursday, Friday, & Saturday November 24th, 25th, & 26th

OPEN 2pm-10pm
Sunday November 27th

Click Here for Other Campus Library Hours

iPad 2 New on Gadget Bar

The Engineering Library has added an i-Pad 2 to the Gadget Bar. Come in and try out some new apps.

Stanford - MIT "Wormhole" Dedication Today

Come to the Forbes Cafe at 11AM for the official event with Wormhole ice cream.

Make Your E-reader Heavier - Add Books

John D. Kubiatowicz, professor of computer science at the University of California, Berkeley told the New York Times he has proved that E-readers become heavier with each loaded book.


Workshop on Beginning EndNote and EndNote Web -- Register Now!

Download and set up free EndNote citation manager. Learn how to synch with your paid desktop version.

Workshops are held from noon to 1pm ; bring your lunch and your laptop

Fall Quarter Dates: Tue, Oct 25; Fri, Oct 28
Location: Huang 219

New! Engineering Project Organization Journal

Try out this new Journal for free and send your feedback to the library.

Engineering Project Organization Journal is the Official Journal of the Engineering Project Organization Society (EPOS).

It publishes interdisciplinary scholarly articles in the field of organization studies as applied to the complex and dynamic engineering project domain.

Talk: “Is Nanotechnology the next wave in the Medical Device Industry?”

Join the IEEE SFBA Nanotechnology Council at its October noon time seminar:

Date: Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Subject: “Is Nanotechnology the next wave in the Medical Device Industry?”

Speaker: Dr. Sudhi Gautam, of Patni Americas Inc.

Time: Registration & light lunch 11:30am.
Presentation & Q/A 12:00 to 1pm

Cost: IEEE Members and Students $5. Non-Members $10

Place: National Semiconductor Bldg E-1 CMA Room. 2900 Semiconductor Drive, Santa Clara, CA


CERN asks for confirmation of new faster than light particle

Scientists at the world's largest physics lab said Thursday they have clocked neutrinos traveling faster than light. That's something that according to Einstein's 1905 special theory of relativity — the famous
E=mc2 equation — just doesn't happen.

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