September 27, 2004

Issue No. 66

Table of Contents

Highlights and Features

Grokker at Stanford
CourseWork-Fall 2004
File-Sharing Myths
File-Sharing Resources
IT Open House October 28
Tech Help for Faculty
Essential SU Software
Desktop Computer Security
Security Self-Help Tool
Wireless Access-SU Visitors
SULAIR Home Page Update
SU Course Support Web Site copy

Library Resources

SULAIR Image Collections
SKIL Tutorial Enhanced
Scholars Workshops for Fall
Social Science Data
Literary Studies Database
New Lane Library Web Site
Firing Line TV Program
ArcGIS 9 Available
SSRC Past Events Online
BIOSIS Changes
HighWire Press-New Journals
EuroNews Web Site

Computing News

Accessible Web Pages
AFS Disk Quota Increased
Online Lecture Assessment
Teaching with Technology
Resources for SU Webmasters
ATS Program-New Projects
ATL Project Showcase
Spam Deletion Tool
ITSS Training Services
Training Registration
HelpSU Streamlined
New Webmail Is Here
Printing in Sweet Hall
Sweet Hall Consulting
Mac OS X Migration
PeopleSoft System Upgraded
Bookstore Computer Store
Courselets for SU Community
Sundial Calendar Changes
TeamSpace in Meyer Library
Meyer Classrooms
Meyer Tech Desk Update
Technology Help on Web

Library Resources

Imagine All the Images! ARTstor Acquisition and Insight Enhancements

The Humanities Digital Information Service (HDIS), along with the Art Library, are pleased to announce a major new collection of digital images for teaching and research, as well as important enhancements to their existing image collections. ARTsto... Read more

SKIL: Stanford's Key to Information Literacy Enhanced

SKIL, Stanford's Key to Information Literacy, has been renovated. Highly recommended for all incoming students and strongly suggested for students who take courses in the Program in Writing and Rhetoric, SKIL is an interactive tutorial that focuses... Read more

Scholars' Workshops on Electronic Resources

This quarter, after a summer hiatus, the Scholars' Workshop series will begin again for the Stanford community. The series covers electronic information resources in the Sciences, Humanities, and Social Sciences. For a program listing, check: http:... Read more

Getting and Using Social Science Data

Need help getting social science data or selecting and using the right quantitative or qualitative software analysis package? Social Science Data and Software (SSDS), a group within Stanford University Libraries and Academic Information Resources (S... Read more

New Searchable Full-text Database in Literary Studies

Stanford University Libraries and Academic Information Resources (SULAIR) has recently acquired a major resource for the study of English literature: Literature Online (LION). LION may be accessed through the Databases link on the SULAIR web site: ... Read more

New Lane Library Web Site

Simplified access and smarter searching drive the new Lane Medical Library web site that was released in August. In addition to incorporating the School of Medicine's new design, several enhancements were made to improve the user experience: * Clin... Read more

Firing Line Now Available on Hoover Institution Web Site

The Hoover Institution Library and Archives offer a searchable database of the 1,504 Firing Line television programs hosted by William F. Buckley Jr. from 1966 to 1999 at A father of modern intellectual cons... Read more

ArcGIS 9 Now Available at Branner Library

ESRI has released its most complete GIS software suite to date with ArcGIS 9. This integrated collection of GIS software products allows you to build a complete GIS. (GIS is a tool that facilitates mapping and spatial analysis of the Earth's featur... Read more

Social Sciences Resource Center Past Events available On-Line

Over the past few years, the Social Sciences Resource Center (SSRC) of Green Library has organized and hosted public symposia on a number of important social issues. Past topics have included: * Globalization: Brave New World or Plus ca Change? * ... Read more

BIOSIS Merges with LANL's SearchPlus

BIOSIS at LANL, a database that indexes the literature of the life sciences, has been merged with SearchPlus, LANL's multi-database search system, giving searchers new options for using this important database. The new URL to use for searching BIOSI... Read more

HighWire Press: New Journals

HighWire Press, the online publishing division of Stanford University Libraries and Academic Information Resources (SULAIR), produces indexed, full-text versions of scientific, technical and medical journals. A list of currently available journals c... Read more

EuroNews Web Site

This European Broadcasting Union initiative, created in 1992 in Lyons, France, offers recent news items about such topics as political affairs, cultural activities, sports, weather and technological innovations in the European Union. You can view ... Read more