Advanced Research Skills – New workshop series for undergrads in the sciences

This fall, Kresge library is excited to present the Advanced Research Skills series for Undergraduates in the Sciences. This four-part workshop series introduces the concepts and tools needed to competently conduct undergraduate research at Dartmouth. Each workshop is designed to support a different part of the research process. Tuesdays, 4:00 to 4:50 pm 9/29, 10/6,…

USGS Information on the Nepal Earthquake of April 25

The U.S. Geological Survey maintains a page with information and updates on the Nepal earthquake and aftershocks that includes an interactive map and downloadable .kml files for Google Earth viewing.  Separate sections provide scientific data and details. Magnitude 7.8 Earthquake in Nepal & Aftershocks  (USGS Science Features) USGS Earthquake Hazards Program Event Page Nepal Earthquake…

Happy 350th Philosophical Transactions!

Happy 350th Birthday to the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society first published on 6th March 1665. This seminal work includes the following important papers, as reported by Charles Lusty, Head of Publishing Operations for the Royal Society. The gruesome account of an early blood transfusion (1666) The paper that proved Einstein right (1920) Stephen…

HackDartmouth 2015

This interesting email came in today and I’d like to encourage any undergrad to attend! On April 11-12 (the second weekend of spring term), Dartmouth will be hosting its inaugural student-run hackathon! HackDartmouth is a 24-hour event where you’ll get the chance to build cool software and hardware projects, meet engineers and recruiters from companies like Google,…

Trial Access Through Dec. 12th: GeoScienceWorld eBooks Collection

Browse the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Centennial Field Guide, published in 2006 by the Geological Society of America. The Dartmouth community currently has trial access to an extensive geoscience ebooks collection produced by GeoScienceWorld, a non-profit publishing partnership that works with many geological associations and societies to host their online publications, much like BioOne or…