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Many JSTOR Journal Archives Now Free to Public

From LibraryJournal.com we learn that "[t]he archives of more than 1,200 journals are now available for limited free reading by the public, JSTOR announced today. Anyone can sign up for a JSTOR account and read up to three articles for free every two weeks. This is a major expansion of the Register & Read program." Read more.

2013 TRB 92nd Annual Meeting: Introducing the New Mobile App

The complete Annual Meeting program is now available as a complimentary mobile app for iPhones, iPads, and Android devices. The app provides registered attendees access to the schedule of events, program participants, floor plans, exhibitors, and more. 

To download the TRB Annual Meeting Mobile App, search “TRB 2013” in the App Store and Google Play or visit the TRB Annual Meeting Website.

Interlibrary Loan Report

Of perhaps somewhat limited value to most of you, this very detailed report from Outsell on interlibrary loan/document delivery mega-vendors is very interesting. See the report here.
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LIST Committee 2013 Programs at TRB Annual Meeting

Here is a brief view detailing times and locations of the LIST Committee - produced and sponsored - programs for the 2013 TRB Annual Meeting -

Monday 8:00AM- 12:00PM

Library and Information Science for Transportation Committee

Roberto A. Sarmiento, Northwestern University, presiding

Administration and Management, Data and Information Technology

Hilton

ABG40

Monday 12:15PM- 1:15PM

Transportation Data Citation: Current Practice and Future Opportunities

Frances D. Harrison, Spy Pond Partners, presiding

Data and Information Technology

Hilton

ABJ50

Monday 1:30PM- 3:15PM

Session 326

Deploying News Alerts to the Transportation Research Community: Delivering Things Smarter, Better, Faster

Paul R. Burley, Northwestern University Transportation Library, presiding

Lectern Session | Spotlight Session

Administration and Management, Data and Information Technology

Hilton

ABG40

Tuesday 10:15AM- 12:00PM

LIST Transportation Research Thesaurus Subcommittee, ABG40(2)

Sandra L. Tucker, Texas A&M University, presiding

Administration and Management, Data and Information Technology

Hilton

ABG40

Tuesday 2:00PM- 3:45PM

Session 616

Open Data in Transportation

Kendra Klepic Levine, University of California, Berkeley, presiding

Poster Session

Administration and Management, Data and Information Technology

Hilton

ABG40

Wednesday 2:30PM- 4:00PM

Session 789

Data Stewardship for Sharing and Long-Term Access: What to Expect

Amanda J. Wilson, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, presiding

Lectern Session

Administration and Management, Data and Information Technology

Hilton

ABG40

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Transportation During and After Hurricane Sandy

From Homeland Security we get this very timely report:  Transportation During and After Hurricane Sandy Added bonus: for the librarians out there, it was already entered into OCLC. Thank you Lisa Pogue for the heads-up.

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