Friday, 7 December 2007

South African Information Services News: December 2007

Some of us have received the December 2007 newsletter from South African Information Services. They inform us about:
* SLIS Professional of the Year: Norma Roberts from Anglo American
* World News Connection: Make sure you don’t miss the opportunity of a free trial. World News Connection offers:
• Unique content from hard-to-monitor countries
• Content provided through and in exclusive partnership with NTIS
• Ideal source for the latest information on current developments in over 100 countries
• Receive email updates on specific topics with alerts
• Records from 1995 to present
• Updates daily with from 300 – 1,000 records per day
For a free trial in early 2008 and/or more information, please contact Lynne on 011 469 4032 or
* Lemon Leadership Workshop
South African Online Information Services in conjuction with a leading Training Company is offering the Lemon Leadership Seminar: On 28 February 2008, At the Dainfern Golf Club Conference Rooms; R1 950.00 per delegate (excl. VAT). The LEMON Leadership® course is not a “How To” of leadership, but a “Who are you?” course that looks at leadership in a fresh way. For more information and to book, contact Christa on 083 980 3087 or
* Materials Science databases
Essential materials science files from CSA/Proquest include
· METADEX® (File 32),
· Aluminum Industry Abstracts (File 33),
· Ceramic Abstracts/World Ceramic Abstracts (File 335),
· Corrosion Abstracts (File 46),
· Engineered Materials Abstracts (File 293) and
· Solid State and Superconductivity Abstracts (File 68).
These databases contain content on materials science, metallurgy, ceramics, polymers and composites used in engineering applications. Sources include journal articles, conference papers, reports, monographs and other publications. The databases are also available for license in a single mega-file CSA Technology Research Database (File 23).For more information and/or a quotation contact Lynne on 011 469 4032 or
* 2008 Dialog Database Catalog
Please let Christa know if you need a new 2008 Dialog database catalog.
Have a fantastic festive season and a prosperous new year!
Lynne, Christa and Lorraine

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