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April 6, 2001

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  1. Spring Quater Workflows Circ Training
  2. Geographic Information Systems and Health Research Workshop
  3. Digital Library Federation Forum in San Francisco
  4. SUL/AIR Job Opportunities




1. Spring Quater Workflows Circ Training

Workflows Circ Level II training sessions are being offered Spring Quarter.

1) Technical Aspects of Circ [Searching/Item Creation/Adding New Volume/Claim's Ret'd]

Afternoon Sessions: April 25th & May 2nd, 2:00-3:30 P.M. Morning Session: June 6th, 11:00 A.M.-12:30 P.M. Location: Meyer Library Room 143 Presenter: Kelly Roll, Operations Manager, Education Library

2) Course Reserves

Afternoon Sessions: May 9th & May 30th, 2:00-3:30 P.M. Morning Session: May 23rd 10:00 A.M. - 11:30 P.M. Location: Meyer Library Room 143 Presenter: Sarah Seestone, Head of Reserves & Unicorn Circ Tech Support, Green Library

--submitted by Naheed Zaheer

2. Geographic Information Systems and Health Research Workshop on April 10th.

You are welcome to attend a workshop highlighting GIS and its applications in health research.

There will be three talks:

1. "An introduction to using geographic information systems for health and medical research," Meredith Williams, GIS Manager, Branner Library

2. "Finding data for health and medical research at Stanford and on the Internet," Julie Sweetkind, GIS & Map Librarian, Branner Library

3. "Application of GIS to public health and epidemiology: analysis and targeting of study recruitment," Michael Choy, Division of Epidemiology, Stanford

Date: Tuesday, April 10th
Time: 1:30-3:00pm
Place: M114 in the Medical School

--submitted by Julie Sweetkind

3. Digital Library Federation Forum in San Francisco

The next Digital Library Federation Forum will be held in San Francisco on May 4-6. Since SUL is a member of the DLF, we are eligible to attend and there are no fees. Registration forms and other information can be found at:

http://www.clir.org/diglib/forums/spr2001/spr2001.htm

The registration deadline is April 13. There is an informal cap of 4 attendees from any one member institution, but DLF has already agreed that up to 8 people from Stanford would be fine. I can request more if needed. If you decide to register, please do so directly through the Web site. I would appreciate an e-mail message letting me know also. This is an excellent opportunity to find out about the DLF and various digital library developments, and I hope a number of Stanford people will be able to attend.

--submitted by Paul Zarins

4. SUL/AIR Job Opportunities

SUL/AIR has the following new open positions this week:

Book Production Assistant (04/2/01); REQ# J010963

For a complete description of these jobs and a list of all current SUL/AIR jobs, visit the Human Resources Web site at:

Human Resources Web site.


Please send future submissions to SUL/AIR News to:
sulairnews@forsythe.stanford.edu.


SUL/AIR News is an electronic publication of Stanford University Libraries and Academic Information Resources issued weekly. Copy deadline is 12:00 NOON Wednesday for publication on the following Friday. Submit items for publication to sulairnews@forsythe.stanford.edu .
Editor for SUL: Sarah Williamson, sarahcw@sulmail.stanford.edu
Editor for AIR and HR: Eleanor Brown, eabrown@leland.stanford.edu