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April 5, 2005

SLA-ENG Division Election Results

:: Congratulations are in order for Don Welch, Senior Librarian for the Bell Helicopter Textron - Research and Engineering Library in Ft. Worth, Texas, and Suzanne Christina, Staff Analyst in the Engineering & Technology group at Hamilton Sundstrand, United Technologies, in Windsor Locks, Connecticut. The SLA-ENG Division election results were announced today, with Don as Incoming Chair, and Suzanne as Treasurer. Kudos and best wishes to both winners!

November 16, 2004

SLA-ENG: 2004/05 Elsevier Engineering Information/SLA Engineering Librarian Award

:: Should you be an award winner?

The SLA Engineering Division Awards Committee is now accepting nominations for the 2004/2005 Elsevier Engineering Information/SLA Engineering Librarian Award. This award is offered annually to honor a member of the SLA Engineering Division. It is sponsored by Elsevier Engineering Information Inc. and highlights the accomplishments and contributions of members of the Engineering Librarian profession. Recognition comes in the form of a $1,000 stipend, a plaque and a presentation at the annual business meeting held during the annual SLA conference. Based on criteria developed jointly with Elsevier Engineering Information, the year 2005 winner will be selected by members of the Engineering Division's Awards Committee. Prospective candidates are encouraged to nominate themselves, or an associate may nominate them.

Now's the time!

Many of you may take for granted your work-related competencies and contributions, and not think of them as extraordinary. We'd like to be the judge of that. Please send your nominations to the Awards Chair at the address below. The Awards Committee must receive submissions by March 1, 2005.

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February 2, 2004

Suber, SPARC Open Access Newsletter, 2/4/04

New issue: SPARC Open Access Newsletter, issue #70February 2, 2004 is available now. Of note: an interesting report back on PLoS's first month of publication.

April 25, 2003

SLA Engineering Division announces new officers

This morning, Carol Reese, Chair of the SLA-ENG Nomination Committee, announced the new officers for the forthcoming year:

Chair-elect: Mary Steiner, University of Pennsylvania
Treasurer: Kathleen (Katy) Nelson, University of Victoria
Secretary: Amanda Dingus Kindall, EMS Technologies

Congratulations, and I'm pleased to see Katy representing us Canadians! (Plus, I asked her to run and she said yes, so I'm indebted to her for that - indebted, get it? Ha ha ha...)