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Electrical and Computer Engineering Seminar:Online Information Resources Available from the PSU Library
Friday, February 16, 2007 - 2:00pm to Friday, February 16, 2007 - 3:00pm

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 Winter 2007 Series: Online Information Resources Available from the PSU Library .

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

Speaker: Michael Bowman, PSU Engineering Librarian

Date: Friday, February 16, 2007

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

Location: BA, 190

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 PSU. He received a B.S. in Physics in 1984 and a Masters of 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 PSU since 1992. In 2001 he also became the Coordinator of Reference and Information Services, and in Fall 2005 he was designated the Interim Assistant University Librarian for Public Services.