Category Archives: Technology

Science Direct unavailable on Sat. 3/17

The Science Direct databases will be down for maintenance from approximately 5:30am – 6:30pm this Saturday. Please contact us with questions.  

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Science, Engineering and Technology

World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology http://www.waset.org/ With academic partners located within universities from Tehran to Lamar, Texas, the World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (WASET) sponsors a journal and numerous conferences. On their homepage, visitors can look … Continue reading

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Computer Database

Image via Wikipedia Use Computer Database, now available through GFU Libraries, to find computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology. Features to use: browse by subject or … Continue reading

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TED Talks

Image via Wikipedia TED is a small nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started in 1984 as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Ted.com makes “the best talks and performances from TED and partners … Continue reading

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Scientific and Technical Info

Image via Wikipedia The Library of Congress has one of the largest and most diverse collections of scientific and technical information in the world. Such material makes up roughly one-fourth of its total book and journal collection. The Library’s Science, … Continue reading

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The Communicators

C-SPAN: The Communicators  http://www.c-span.org/Series/Communicators.aspx C-SPAN has given viewers programs like the celebrated “BookTV” and “Booknotes” and now they have come out with “The Communicators”. This program features a half-hour interview with “the people who shape our digital future.” Interviews include … Continue reading

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TechXtra

Use TechXtra to search the deep web for articles, books, technical reports, technical data, full text eprints, the latest research, thesis & dissertations and more, in engineering, mathematics and computing.  This is a free search tool from the UK that … Continue reading

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Storied Navigation

MIT’s Media Lab is working on a unique approach to constructing a story based on a collection of tagged digital video and audio sequences.  Learn more by watching this MIT Media Lab Video.

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Plastic Logic Reader

The Plastic Logic Reader is set to enter the market in various trials and pilot programs in the second half of 2009.  Pricing information will become available sometime in 2010.  The upcoming reading gadget will have supporting software for Windows … Continue reading

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WorldCat iPhone site

If you have an iPhone and like to use the WorldCat catalog there is now a new iPhone application site for WorldCat designed for viewing on the iPhone. For more information you can go to http://www.apple.com/webapps/searchtools/worldcat.html .

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