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Electrical and Computer Engineering Seminar: Online Information Resources Available from the PSU Library
Friday, November 3, 2006 - 2:00pm to Friday, November 3, 2006 - 3:50pm

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at PSU's Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science presents as part of the ECE507 Seminar fall 2006 Series: Online Information Resources Available from the PSU Library.

Title: "Online Information Resources Available from the PSU Library"

Speaker: Michael Bowman, Engineering Librarian, Portland State University

Date: Friday, November 3, 2006

Time: 2:00 - 3:50 p.m.

Location: Cramer Hall, Room 53

This series is free and open to the public. For further information, contact the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, (503) 725-3806 or info@ece.pdx.edu.

For more information on upcoming seminars, please visit the Department Web site: http://www.ece.pdx.edu/ece.507.graduate.seminar.schedule/current.htm


Abstract

The talk will cover the features of IEEE Xplore, Compendex, and other electronic journals. It will also cover the use of new technologies (in particular RSS feeds) to keep current in the literature and avoid information overload.


Speaker Biography

Michael Bowman is the Engineering Librarian at Portland State University. He received his B.S. in physics in 1984 and his M.S. in librarianship in 1986 from the University of Washington. From 1987 to 1992 he was the Physical Sciences Librarian at Rutgers University - Newark. He has been the Engineering Librarian at Portland State since 1992. In 2001, he also became the Coordinator of Reference and Information Services, and in fall 2005, the Interim Assistant University Librarian for Public Services.