June 2015 issue of SciTech News is now available (conference issue!)

The June 2015 issue of SciTech News is now available. Thanks to all who contributed to this issue. For those interested in contributing to the next issue, please send your content to us for review to us by August 1, 2015.  Please note: Please pass on word of the availability of this issue to your colleagues. We have encountered a […]

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Nominations open for S. Kirk Cabeen Travel Stipend Award!

The S. Kirk Cabeen Travel Stipend Award is offered to a library school student or first time conference attendee. This $1000 award, generously supported by SPIE Digital Library, is to be used toward expenses of attending the SLA Annual Conference in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, on June 14-17, 2015. QUALIFICATIONS: Be a library school student or […]

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March 2015 issue of SciTech News is now available

The March issue–the first of 2015–is now available. Thanks to all who contributed to this issue. For those interested in contributing to the next issue, please send your content to us for review to us by May 1, 2015. In particular, anything you would like to be publicized prior to the conference in Boston should be sent […]

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Not sure if you’re going to SLA 2015? See what you might be missing!

Sci-Tech has an exciting slate of sessions this year focused on making your library the best it can be. We will discuss best practices in library management, help you gather data about how well your library is meeting those standards, introduce you to tools to visualize that (or any other) data, and demystify how to […]

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December 2014 issue of SciTech News now available!

The final issue of SciTech News for 2014 is ready for viewing and can be accessed in its entirety here. We will also be uploading a copy to the usual archive site at Jefferson University Library here, as usual, within a few days. Many and copious thanks to all who contributed content to this issue, […]

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Apply/nominate for 2015 Bonnie Hilditch Award!

The Bonnie Hilditch International Librarian Award, sponsored by the Science-Technology and Engineering Divisions, is presented to a librarian outside of the United States and Canada. The purpose of the award is to provide an opportunity for a librarian outside of the United States and Canada to attend the annual Special Libraries Association (SLA) conference. The […]

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Division history brought up to date

A review of the Sci-Tech division’s early history was compiled for it’s 50th anniversary in 1973 and rediscovered and posted to this website earlier this year. As we approach the division’s 100th anniversary, William Jacobs, Jeremy Cusker and John Cruikshank scoured back issues of Sci-Tech News to bring the record up to date. Both histories […]

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All Sciences 2014 Poster Gallery ready for viewing

If you missed the All Sciences poster session at this year’s SLA conference, you have a second chance to see the research of your fellow science librarians. The gallery is viewable at http://scitech.sla.org/all-sciences-2014-posters/ for your entertainment and enlightenment.

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Slides from Literature Analysis webinar now available!

Thanks to all who joined us on April 29 for the Sci-Tech Professional Development class, “From Literature Searching to Literature Analysis: How to Create Insight with Search Results,”  presented by Deborah Keller. The PowerPoint slides for Deborah’s presentation are now available for download.

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Sci-Tech Conference Pocket Guide ready for download and printing

This handy guide tells you where and when all of Sci-Tech’s sessions will be at the SLA 2014 conference. Get one for yourself or you risk missing out.

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