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Nov 18, 11:00-11:45, Insider's Tips with IEEE Xplore Digital Library

October 29th, 2014

Want to know what IEEE Xplore can do but Google can’t? Come to this session on “Insider’s Tips and What’s New with IEEE Xplore.”  George Plosker, IEEE Client Services Manager, will present an online webinar for JPL engineers and researchers Tuesday November 18th at 11:00 am.

This one hour IEEE Xplore briefing will cover the IEEE Xplore content and interface including how to:

  • Improve the efficiency of research and project teams.
  • Solve technical problems by constructing successful search strategies for precise results
  • Use IEEE Xplore tools for knowledge sharing and collaboration
  • Locate information on companies, or organizations using author affiliation
  • Stay current by setting-up personalization in IEEE Xplore to use alerts and saved searches
  • Find best papers by using “Sort by Most Cited”
  • Learn what IEEE Xplore can do that Google can’t!

There are two ways to participate at this session:

  1. Come to the Hub (111-104) and participate the session with others.  Goodies available at the Hub.
  2. Participate from your office, or anywhere with Internet connection.  Here is the detail for dial-in to the webinar on your own:

Join WebEx meeting:
Meeting number:         638 719 272
Meeting password: JPLNov18

Join by phone
1-650-429-3300 Call-in toll number (US/Canada)
1-866-469-3239 Call-in toll-free number (US/Canada)
Access code: 638 719 272

Nov 6, 11:30-12:30, Open Developers' Meetup

October 29th, 2014

For more information or added to its email list, please contact David Mittman.

Nov 5, 1:00-2:00, Remote Access to Library Materials

October 29th, 2014

With the new JPL Remote Access portal, accessing Library materials from off-Lab is a little different. Come for a quick refresher!

  • Use Browser RAS when using a laptop or desktop computer
  • Use Full Tunnel VPN when using the BrowZine app from tablets or iPhones.



Oct 30, 12:00-1:30, #DiscoverJPL, Explorer I with JPL Historian

October 29th, 2014

On Thursday, Oct. 30, JPL will create a “day in the life” digital time capsule titled #DiscoverJPL to celebrate the Lab’s birthday. The aim is to capture the spirit of JPL, as it is today, by crowdsourcing thoughts, images and stories submitted by JPLers.

At noon time, there will be a showing of “Explorer I: Beginnings of the Space Age”  with an introduction by JPL historian Erik Conway.