Vol 9. Issue 7 / March 2, 2009

In Brief

Library Tip: Royal Society of Chemistry Journals Free in March

All Royal Society of Chemistry journals will be free online from Monday, March 2 to Monday, March 30. Access will be for the years 1997 to the present. The Kresge Library subscribes to some, but not all, journals from this publisher, so take this opportunity to check out such titles as: CrystEngComm, Green Chemistry, Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, Journal of Materials Chemistry, Lab on a Chip, Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences, and Soft Matter.

The Royal Society of Chemistry also has a couple of new introductory journals free online in 2009: Integrative Biology (a journal of quantitative biosciences from nano to macro) and Metallomics (a journal covering the research fields related to biometals).

Please send any comments or questions to the Kresge Library at x4-8705 or helplib@scripps.edu.

Safety Gram Live: "Lessons Learned: Fire! 3 Laboratories @ 3 Campuses"

Environmental Health & Safety is hosting its next Safety Gram Live! seminar, "Lessons Learned: Fire! 3 Laboratories @ 3 Campuses," on Tuesday, March 3 at noon. The event will be held in the Keck amphitheater of the Beckman Building, La Jolla campus. Lunch will be provided and a raffle will be held for those who RSVP and are in attendance. RSVP to Danielle DeLorme at ddelorme@scripps.edu. For more information, please contact Julio Giannotti at julio@scripps.edu or 858-784-8462.

Reminder: 2008 Healthcare and Dependent Care Spending Account Deadlines

If you participated in the Healthcare Spending Account (HCSA) during the 2008 plan year and still have a balance in your 2008 Healthcare Spending Account, please remember that March 15, 2009 is the deadline for incurring claims for the 2008 plan year.  You will have until June 30, 2009 to submit your claims for reimbursement to Principal.

If you participated in the Dependent Care Spending Account (DCSA) during the 2008 plan year, please remember that June 30, 2009 is the deadline to submit your DCSA claims to Principal for the 2008 Plan year.

Principal claim forms are available on the Scripps Research benefits website. If you have any questions, please contact Benefits Administration at 858-784-8487 or via email at benefits@scripps.edu.

Ten Tips from the Counseling Department: "Improving Your Sleep"

The Counseling and Psychological Services Department has posted a new article in its "10 Tips" series, "10 Tips for Improving your Sleep" by Scripps Research Counseling Psychologist Daphne Lurie. To read the article, which is presented in a bullet point format for quick reading and easy application to real-life situations, go to the Counseling and Psychological Services website.


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