Monthly Archives: March 2008

Royal Society of Chemistry to archive journals with Portico

The Royal Society of Chemistry, the largest organization in Europe for advancing the chemical sciences, has reached an agreement with Portico to preserve its entire online journals collection of 26 titles. RSC Publishing is one of the world’s leading scientific publishers, offering an exceptional range of peer-reviewed journals, magazines, books, databases and publishing services to the chemical science community.

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Remembering King’s 1967 speech

A Lecture Series: African American PeaceMakers As Agents for Change
This lecture series commemorates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s famous Riverside Church speech on April 4, 1967, “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence,” when he spoke out against the war in Vietnam.

UIC Forum @ corner of Halsted and Roosevelt, Room F
April 2 – 4, 5 – 6:30 p.m.
A 4 p.m. preview reception and viewing of the exhibition “African American PeaceMakers,” a partnership with the HistoryMakers organization, will precede each lecture at the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, 800 S. Halsted.
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Web Oversight Committee

The Web Oversight Committee asks Web page authors to keep pages up to date.  Make sure information is accurate (e.g., proofread and correct typographical errors), verify that all links are working, and that pages that are no longer relevant are archived.  Notify the Committee when you add significant new content to existing pages, add new pages to the site, or archive pages so we can account for the changes as we design a new Web site.

Portico announces preservation agreement with Edinburgh University Press

Portico is pleased to announce the signing of an agreement with Edinburgh University Press to preserve its online collection of 30 journals. Edinburgh University Press, founded over 50 years ago, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the University of Edinburgh, and has a reputation for publishing high-quality books and journals in the humanities and social sciences.

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Moraine Valley Information Literacy Summit 2008: Quality and Shared Responsibility

Join us for the seventh annual Information Literacy Summit, “Quality and Shared Responsibility,” in which we will explore the relationship between collaboration, sharing responsibility, the quality of instruction, and the learner’s success.

Register now. Only a few spaces remaining. Registration fee is $20 and includes materials, continental breakfast and lunch.

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