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February 23, 2001

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  1. The Columbia Gazetteer of the World Online Now Available on a Preview Basis
  2. SUL/AIR News Articles Needed
  3. SUL/AIR Job Opportunities




1. The Columbia Gazetteer of the World Online Now Available on a Preview Basis

The Columbia Gazetteer of the World Online is now available on a free preview basis until April 1st. The online version allows three searching options. You can search by place name (Jamestown), by word (borough), or by type of place (Which cities in South America have more than four million people? What rivers in North America are over 1,000 miles long?).

The URL for the Columbia Gazetteer of the World Online is:

http://columbiagazetteer.org/main.asp

The User name is "gazetteer"; the password is "preview".

Branner Library is considering purchasing a site license to this resource and would like feedback as to its usefulness and quality. Please send comments directly to Julie Sweetkind at sweetkind@stanford.edu.

--submitted by Julie Sweetkind

2. SUL/AIR News Articles Needed

Just a reminder that SUL/AIR News is a useful communication tool only if SUL/AIR staff contribute articles. If you have work-related items that would be of interest to all staff, please submit them via sulairnews@forsythe.stanford.edu. Topic examples include new projects, new SUL/AIR staff, significant acquisitions, and all-staff announcements.

More information about submitting SUL/AIR News articles is on the Web at:

http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/diroff/news/guidelines.htm


3. SUL/AIR Job Opportunities

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

Operations Assistant, SSRC (02/19/01); REQ# J010528

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