February New Physics Books

By Alison Verbeck on February 28, 2017

Electrodynamics : an intensive course / Masud Chaichian, Ioan Merches, Daniel Radu, Anca Tureanu. QC631 .C43 2016 Factorization algebras in quantum field theory / Kevin Costello, Owen Gwilliam. QC174.45 .C68 2017 Fundamentals of physics. Mechanics, relativity, and thermodynamics / R. Shankar. QC2...

News and notes for biology, February, 2017

By Ruth Lewis on February 28, 2017

What books (or journals or databases) do you need? Now would be an excellent time to submit requests while I still have funds available for books and ebooks this fiscal year. For very expensive titles and for journals and databases which require annual payments, I usually can’t order them i...

News and notes for math, February 2017

By Ruth Lewis on February 28, 2017

Ejournal additions and changes: Acta Mathematica, 1882+; all content is now open access on Project Euclid Arkiv för Matematik, 1871+; all content is now open access on Project Euclid SIAM Journal on Applied Algebra and Geometry, v.1, 2017+ Overleaf free for AMS authors: The American Mathematical ...

Scholarly communications selected links from February, 2017

By Ruth Lewis on February 28, 2017

Feb. 14, 2017 marked the 15th anniversary of the Budapest Open Access Initiative BOAI15 #ElsevierValentines 2017: A lightly-curated selection of #ElsevierValentines tweets may make you think or smile. Plum Analytics has been acquired by Elsevier – “scientific publishers are investing ...

RIP Eugene Garfield

By Ruth Lewis on February 28, 2017

Eugene Garfield, founder of the Institute for Scientific Information, Current Contents and Science Citation Index (now Web of Science), among others, died February 26. I was dumbfounded by many colleagues who did not know who he was when I was asking around yesterday so thought I needed to do som...

New Springer eBooks

By Alison Verbeck on February 28, 2017

Agent-Based Modeling of Sustainable Behaviors Amparo Alonso-Betanzos, Noelia Sánchez-Maroño, Oscar Fontenla-Romero, J. Gary Polhill, Tony Craig, Javier Bajo, Juan Manuel Corchado Bifurcation in Autonomous and Nonautonomous Differential Equations with Discontinuities Marat Akhmet, Ardak Kashkynbay...

Recently Published Papers in Physics

By Alison Verbeck on February 28, 2017

The following papers were recently published by members of the Physics Department: Title: Gap-bridging enhancement of modified Urca processes in nuclear matter Authors: Alford, Mark G.; Pangeni, Kamal Source: PHYSICAL REVIEW C, 95 (1):10.1103/PhysRevC.95.015802 JAN 11 2017 Title: Ground-state pro...

Washington Park Cemetery Exhibit Opens March 3

By Julie Hale on February 28, 2017

The opening for “Higher Ground: Honoring Washington Park Cemetery, Its People and Place” is Friday, March 3, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Sheldon Art Galleries, 3648 Washington Boulevard. This multimedia exhibition, conceived by photographer Jennifer Colten, includes 50 large-scale, color landscape photog...

Research & Technology Workshops – Second Chance!

By Alison Verbeck on February 28, 2017

The second sprint of this spring’s Research & Technology Workshops is underway. If you missed any of the noon sessions, here is your chance to attend again during the evening hour. It is an exciting lineup of 12 sessions on topics such as: Scientist, Hypochondriac, Researcher? Explore PubMed ...

arXiv Update

By Alison Verbeck on February 28, 2017

During 2016, we witnessed another important milestone as arXiv turned 25. Since its inception in 1991 with a focus on the high energy physics community, arXiv has significantly expanded both its subject coverage and user base. During 2016, the repository saw 113,380 new submissions and over 100 m...