The most recent issues of Issues in Science & Technology Librarianship and the HEP Libraries Webzine are both full of interesting articles.
ISTL #45, Winter 2006
The theme is on marketing and outreach, an increasingly important task in academic libraries of all stripes. We know we have something to offer, but does anyone else?
- Reaching the Engineering and Science Communities: New Technologies and Approaches at MIT by J. Darcy Duke, Stephanie Hartman, and Angela Locknar
- Creating a BUZZ: Attracting SCI/TECH Students to the Library! by Mary Axford, Ray Bedner, Cathy Carpenter, Leslie Madden, Brian Matthews, Crystal Renfro, and Joanne Tobin
- The Beat of a Different Drum: Using the Arts in Outreach to Science/Engineering Students and Faculty by Jeanne L. Pfander and Barbara A. Williams
- Materials Used by Master's Students in Engineering and Implications for Collection Development: A Citation Analysis by Virginia Kay Williams and Christine Lea Fletcher
- Surveying Graduate and Professional Students' Perspectives on Library Services, Facilities and Collections at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Does Subject Discipline Continue to Influence Library Use? by Tina E. Chrzastowski and Lura Joseph
- Database Review: Google Scholar -- Science & Technology by Marian Burright
- Database Review: Scopus by Howard M. Dess
- Marketing and Outreach for Science and Technology Libraries: Selected Resources by Maribeth Slebodnik (includes a mention of this humble blog)
HEP Libraries Webzine #12, March 2006
- Google Scholar Versus Metasearch Systems by Tamar Sadeh (required reading, was mentioned a while back in Current Cites, before the issue was published)
- 2005, the Year CERN Ran for Open Access by Anne Gentil-Beccot
- Electronic Grey Literature in Accelerator Science and Its Allied Subjects : Selected Web Resources for Scientists and Engineers by P. Rajendiran