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August/September 2004 (Volume 13, Number 8)

Librarians Honor APS Journals

Photo Credit: Photo taken with Bob Kelly's camera

At the meeting of the Special Libraries Association in Nashville on June 8, APS Journals received the SLA Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics Division Award. The citation mentioned the APS's long-standing awareness of the importance of the "historical" literature in physics, and its commitment to archiving that literature in scanned, reference-linked and searchable backfiles made available to its subscribers at reasonable cost. Note was also taken of the Society's trailblazing role in archiving of electronic versions of its publications. Shown here receiving the Award are (l to r): Donna Magnani, Sharon Lensky, and Bob Kelly (APS Journal Information Systems), Martin Blume (APS Editor-in-Chief), Barbara Hicks (APS Associate Publisher), Louise Bogan (Journal Information Services), and Anita Wiley (APS Publisher's office).

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August/September 2004 (Volume 13, Number 8)

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UN Declares 2005 the International Year of Physics
Executive Board Urges Review of Moon/Mars Mission Proposal
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Physics Department Chairs Make Their Case on Capitol Hill
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DAMOP Lecture Wows the Public
Fred Stein Heads for the Hills
APS Selects 26 as 2004-2005 Undergraduate Minority Scholars
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Librarians Honor APS Journals
Inside the Beltway: A Washington Analysis
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Members in the Media
This Month in Physics History
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