ScienceDirect Offers Russian Geology and Geophysics
As of January 2007 and on behalf of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, ScienceDirect is publishing the journal Russian Geology and Geophysics. Published monthly, this is the only scientific journal covering the wide spectrum of earth sciences in Russia. On a yearly basis, the publication features more than 100 theoretical and methodological articles and reviews in all fields of geology and geophysics. Special issues are devoted to specific topics and include articles from non-Russian sources. Via ScienceDirect, the journal is reaching a large international readership. ScienceDirect currently is accessible to more than 16 million users worldwide.
Why Be a Science Librarian?
Do you have a passion for your subject, love of learning and interest in advocacy? If so, science librarianship may be the career for you! "Science Majors Needed," a brochure from the Science and Technology Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries lists reasons to become a science librarian, educational requirements for science librarian jobs and types of environments employing science librarians. In case your curiosity isnít already piqued, read this quote from the brochure: ďA well-documented shortage of librarians in general and science librarians in particular creates a job market with many opportunities for scientifically trained information professionals.Ē
MD Consult's 10th Anniversary
MD Consult turns 10 in 2007! At MLA 2007 in Philadelphia, from May 19 to 22, Elsevier colleagues are offering guided tours of MD Consult’s latest release. So, if you’re heading to Philly, please stop by the Elsevier booth (#110) and take a look at MD Consult’s new enhancements, which include improved searching, a simpler interface and better integration with the point-of-care tool First CONSULT.
Chinese Electronic Health Records Offer First CONSULT
Through a partnership with ChinaMedCom, a Chinese health care information technology company, First CONSULT is becoming available from within electronic health records for hospitals in China. This partnership, the first of its kind between a US publisher and a Chinese health care IT company, puts Elsevier's evidence-based medical information directly into the hands of Chinese physicians. The aim is to better equip these practitioners to make more informed decisions at the point of care.