Vol 7. Issue 21 / July 16, 2007


Library Tip: New Titles Added to Safari TechBooks Online
The Kresge Library has added the following online books to Safari Tech Books Online. There are about 200 titles in all to choose from. The number of concurrent users is limited, so if you cannot get access try again at a later time. Go directly to Safari or look up individual title links in Ellen.

New titles include:

  • Nanoconvergence: The Unity of Nanoscience, Biotechnology,
    Information Technology, and Cognitive Science
  • Writing the Successful Thesis and Dissertation: Entering the Conversation
  • Building Professionals: Creating a Successful Portfolio  
  • SQL for MySQL Developers: A Comprehensive Tutorial and Reference
  • MySQL Cookbook
  • Sams Teach Yourself MySQL(r) in 10 Minutes
  • SQL Hacks
  • Visual QuickPro Guide PHP 5 Advanced
  • Microsoft(r) Office Outlook(r) 2007 Plain & Simple
  • Adobe(r) Photoshop(r) CS3 on Demand
  • Apple Training Series: Desktop and Portable Systems, Third Edition
  • Java and XML, 3rd Edition
  • The Linux Programmer's Toolbox
  • Tricks of the Microsoft(r) Windows Vista Masters
  • Visual QuickProject Guide Moving to Microsoft Windows Vista.

For more information, contact the Kresge Library Help Desk, helplib@scripps.edu or x4-8705.

Summer Picnic: Tickets Now on Sale
Tickets for the "Hollywood Comes to TSRI" summer picnic are now on sale at 11 locations around the California campus. The picnic, complete with glitz, glamour, food, activities, music, and raffle prizes, will be held Friday, July 20, starting at 3:30 PM, in the front parking lot of the CIMBio Building (also known as Carr B), 3215 Merryfield Row. Free shuttle buses will transport passengers to and from the picnic site. For more information, including a list of where to buy tickets, see the Picnic Web Site at http://www.scripps.edu/services/picnic/picnic2007. Tickets are only available until Wednesday, July 18, so don't delay!

Upcoming Onsite Clinics
On Monday, July 16, Wednesday, July 18, and Friday, July 20, personnel from Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group will be on-site to conduct TB screenings, hepatitis B immunizations, serum draws, and tetanus immunizations.

The clinics will be conducted in the 3366 Building, in Room 325, on the third floor, from 11 AM to 2 PM on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

No appointments are necessary. TB screening requires a 48 to 72 hour follow-up. Individuals receiving the TB screen on Monday will need to return on Wednesday, and individuals screened on Wednesday, will need to return on Friday. Initiation of the TB screening process will not be available on Friday, but hepatitis B immunization, serum draws, and tetanus immunizations will be. To learn more about these programs, see the Environmental Health & Safety Occupational Medicine web page.


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New Scripps Research Polo Shirts, Sweatshirts, Jackets, and More
New merchandise has been added to the selection of Scripps Research wear. Look for women's pima cotton polo shirts in pink, light blue, or navy; women's cotton and polyester hooded sweatshirts in light blue; women's cotton and polyester quarter-zip sweatshirts in light blue; and a unisex cotton and polyester zipper jacket in navy or grey. All items are available from the front desk of Human Resources, 3377 N. Torrey Pines Court, second floor, between 8 AM and 5 PM. Cash or checks only. Photo by Kevin Fung.