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NJIT's Robert W. Van Houten Library has been featured in a recently published compilation of 101 vital university library websites. >>
A new research project by NJIT Humanities Professor Chris Funkhouser launched yesterday at the National Library of France. Combining music, documented artistic performances, lectures, and studio experiments, Funk's SoundBox 2012 draws from hundreds of digital recordings that he produced. >>
NJIT Distinguished Professor of Physics Dale E. Gary will guide visitors on a journey to the center of the galaxy on Dec. 11, 2009 at the Cooperative Extension Services, Warren County. >>
NJIT humanities professor, author and clarinetist David Rothenberg will appear in the upcoming PBS documentary “The Music Instinct” airing June 24, 2009 on Channel 13 and affiliate stations throughout the state and the NYC region. He is also a participant through this week in the second annual World Science Festival in New York City. Various scientific luminaries in this week's events include Lisa Randall, E.O. Wilson, Brian Greene, and celebrity science fans like Harrison Ford and Alan Alda. >>
Thousand Mile Song: Whale Music in a Sea of Sound (Basic Books, 2008) by NJIT humanities professor, author and clarinetist David Rothenberg, has been named one of the ten best science and technology books for 2008 by Booklist on Line, a publication of the American Library Association.    >>
NJIT Mathematics Professor Bruce Bukiet, PhD is featured in the Van Houten Library's main exhibit —a salute to baseball-this summer. Bukiet, an avid Mets fan who is also associate dean of NJIT's College of Science and Liberal Arts, uses a mathematical model to predict Major League Baseball outcomes. >>
The Medical Informatics Laboratory at the Department of Computer Science at NJIT, under the leadership of Yehoshua Perl, PhD and James Geller, PhD, succeeded in getting an unprecedented four papers accepted at the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Fall Symposium held last month in Chicago. The papers are the result of a research project funded by the National Library of Medicine under the title “Partitioning to Support Auditing and Extending the UMLS.” >>
Starting Sept. 5, the main library will open one extra hour from 7:30 a.m. to 11:45 p.m., Monday -Thursday. Starting October 29, the library will open for two extra hours, Sunday -Thursday until 12:45 a.m., and Saturday until 7:45 p.m. Please refer to the library homepage for a complete schedule of Van Houten Library hours. >>
NJIT's Enterprise Development Center (EDC) will host a Monthly Entrepreneurs Gathering (MEG) Roundtable Session on August 10, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., EDC III, Rm. 407. Participants will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from the New Jersey State Library's New Jersey Knowledge Initiative, OVID and Wiley and to sign up for free remote access. For more information, call 973-643-4063.   >>
The Masonry Contractors of NJ donated 200 books valued at more than $30,000 to the Littman Library at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture. The books are references designed to help students who wish to learn more about masonry construction. The organization sponsors Masonry Day--in which master masons visit the school and teach aspiring architects about the intricacies of working with brick--as well as an annual scholarship. >>
Richard Sweeney, University librarian at NJIT, will be the featured speaker in the NJEDge.Net DLAAB Faculty Colloquium "How Does the Millennial Generation Differ from Other Generations at the Same Age?" on Feb. 17, 2-4 p.m., in GITC 1400. Sweeney will present the results of his research and conduct a panel discussion via video conferencing with students from NJIT, the County College of Morris, Mercer County College and Ramapo College. >>
Jaclyn Buurma, research librarian, Van Houten Library, will speak on the topic "Citation Search and Journal Impact Factors" on Nov. 18, 3-4:30 p.m., ECE Building, Room 202. The two major tools for citation searching, Web of Science and Scopus, will be discussed in detail, as well as Google Scholar. Contact: N.M. Ravindra at 973-596-3278; e-mail:>>
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Imagine, with the single click of a mouse a smorgasbord of  reference listings consolidated from public, university and on-line digital libraries. Such an in-depth  reference option will be coming your way soon thanks to a professor at NJIT. Led by Michael Bieber, PhD, associate professor of information systems and co-director of the Collaborative Hypermedia Research Laboratory, a group of information scientists and librarians received last month a total of more than $2 million in federal funding to develop computer software to create such a tool. >>
Imagine, with the single click of a mouse a smorgasbord of  reference listings consolidated from public, university and on-line digital libraries.  Such an indepth  reference option will be coming your way soon thanks to a professor at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). >>