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- IN THIS ISSUE:
- - SECTION / STUDENT BRANCH RELATIONS
- - OFFICER ROSTER UPDATE
- - DID FUNCTION FOLLOW FORM?
- - HELPFUL INFO FOR VOLUNTEER NEWSLETTER EDITORS
- - REASONS TO GET AN IEEE WEB ACCOUNT
- - REFERENCE-LINKING SERVICE GOES LIVE
- - APPROPRIATE USE OF IEEE STATIONERY
- - TECHNICAL INTEREST PROFILES AVAILABLE AS PDF FILE
- - IEEE COMPUTER SOCIETY LAUNCHES CAREER SERVICE CENTER:
- - DISTINGUISHED LECTURER PRESENTATIONS
- - AFTER-HOURS TRAVEL EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE.
- - 2001 MEMBERSHIP APPLICATIONS MAILED
- - IEEE PRESIDENT-ELECT, 2001
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- SECTION / STUDENT BRANCH RELATIONS
- This is the time of year for back-to-school sales and gearing
up for a new
- academic year. At IEEE this means a new flock of Student
- would like to encourage all Sections to recognize, keep in
touch with and
- support their local Student Branches and Student Branch
- Encourage Student members to attend your meetings and have
- geared just for them. Remember, students are the future
- getting them involved now is key!
- Your Section SAMIeee recipient is able to provide lists of
- for individual Student Branches by filtering on the School
Code. For a
- list of Branches by Region, please visit the IEEE Student
- site at http://www.ieee.org/membership/students/sc_branches.html.
- For Student Branch news, Branch Calendar, awards, scholarships
- information, check out the Student Concourse home page at
or contact MailTo:firstname.lastname@example.org.
- OFFICER ROSTER UPDATE
- The IEEE Section/Chapter Support staff is updating the officer
- November publication. Please make sure we have the latest
- your Unit! The deadline for submissions to make the next
issue of the
- Roster is 15 September 2000. You can submit via the web
click on "Required Reporting", then "Officer
- Confirmation", or send the information via email to
- DID FUNCTION FOLLOW FORM?
- In the first quarter of 2000, each IEEE Section received a
package of 150
- post cards bearing the images from the IEEE membership image
- Mailed to the Membership Development Chair or Section Chair of
- Section, the post cards were created to enable Sections using
- welcome new members and invite them to the next Section
- At the time they were mailed, we received very positive
- basically, that this was a good idea which might require
- modifications to be useful to all Sections. Now that some
time has passed,
- and you've had time to try them out, we'd like to hear more
from those of
- you in the trenches.
- Did you use the post cards? Is there anything we can do to
- Were they effective? If you did not use them, please let us
- (Perhaps we can improve a next iteration.) Do you plan to use
them in the
- year 2000?
- We'd like to hear from all 300 Sections. We definitely want to
- tools to assist the Sections, but we can only do it with your
- take just a moment to give us your thoughts by emailing
- HELPFUL INFO FOR VOLUNTEER NEWSLETTER EDITORS
- A new web page containing useful information for volunteer
- editors has been established within the Section/Chapter
Support site at
By clicking on "Newsletter Editors" you will
- find hints on how to convert from hard copy to an electronic
- articles on IEEE member benefits, products and services that
can be used to
- "fill space", links to featured Section newsletters, and to
- Electronic Communications page and newsletter policies. For
- information, contact Tracy Hawkins, MailTo:email@example.com,
- 732 562 5512.
- REASONS TO GET AN IEEE WEB ACCOUNT
- You've probably heard many references to IEEE Web Accounts but
still may be
- asking "What is it, and why do I need one?" IEEE Web Accounts
- members and customers with access to a growing number of
- many of them free. Web Accounts provide
- access to Bibliographies Online, BooksPlus, and Spectrum
- membership; shopping in the IEEE Online Catalog & Store;
and soon, access
- to IEEE Xplore.
- According to IEEE Executive Director Dan Senese, "Upcoming
areas of planned
- migration to Web Accounts are e-mail alias services, IEEE
- Xplore), and other to-be-announced Society-oriented services
- To register for an IEEE Web Account or for more information,
- REFERENCE-LINKING SERVICE GOES LIVE
- CrossRef, the reference-linking service, went live on 5 June
2000. The IEEE
- and 32 other leading scientific and scholarly publishers are
- in this initiative, which will revolutionize the way engineers
- scientists use the Internet to conduct online research.
- According to CrossRef Executive Director Ed Pentz, "CrossRef
is now well on
- its way to becoming the comprehensive source for linking
- The reference links that researchers want and need are
starting to appear."
- For a demonstration of the live reference links, visit
- APPROPRIATE USE OF IEEE STATIONERY
- Volunteers who have IEEE stationery (business cards,
letterhead, etc.) may
- use that stationery only for official IEEE business. Use of
- other purposes may imply IEEE endorsement of that
- TECHNICAL INTEREST PROFILES AVAILABLE AS PDF FILE
- The current IEEE Society/Council Technical Interest Profiles
(TIPS) are now
- available on the Technical Activities Society/Council Home
page as an Adobe
- PDF file at http://www.ieee.org/organizations/tab/societyhome.html.
- For more information on TIPs, contact Alicia Tomaszewski, IEEE
- Activities, MailTo:firstname.lastname@example.org.
- IEEE COMPUTER SOCIETY LAUNCHES CAREER SERVICE CENTER:
- The new IEEE Computer Society Career Service Center is the
- several IEEE online
- resources for job seekers. The Center features searchable
postings for jobs
- available in the computer field around the world. In
- Computer Society members can post their resumes and access the
- other career-related services from the Center.
- Visit the site at
- DISTINGUISHED LECTURER PRESENTATIONS
- As a result of the recent funding approval for the Electronic
- Lecturer initiative, IEEE Technical Activities staff has been
- taping and formatting three Distinguished Lecturers
- Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Each of
- presentations will consist of a Distinguished Lecturer's
audio, along with
- their PowerPoint presentation. Each presentation is
- minutes in length and will be available in both English and
- The audio portion will be the only translated portion of
- presentations, the PowerPoint slides will remain in the
- English format.
- Once the presentations are ready for viewing on the World Wide
- site will have links to both the English and Spanish versions,
- viewer the option to choose their language preference for the
audio on any
- specific presentation listed on the site.
- For questions regarding the Distinguished Lecturer program,
- AFTER-HOURS TRAVEL EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE.
- Effective 31 August 2000, IEEE members who need emergency
- after business hours can call Global Travel Services' improved
- +1 800 872 2689. Those living outside the United States or
- call +1 907 266 6677. The access code for all callers is
- For more information, contact Global Travel Services,
or +1 800 TRY IEEE.
- 2001 MEMBERSHIP APPLICATIONS MAILED
- 2001 IEEE Membership application packets have been shipped to
- Chairs, Section Membership Development Chairs and all Student
- Counselors. Camera ready copies for duplication were
- Application samples have also been sent to Society
- Of course, don't forget that the always convenient web
application can be
- found at: http://www.ieee.org/membership/.
- IEEE PRESIDENT-ELECT, 2001
- Arthur W. Winston was successful in his bid to be a petition
- 2001 IEEE president-elect. Winston served in 1998 and 1999 as
- president, IEEE Educational Activities. He will run against
Lloyd A. "Pete"
- Morley and Raymond Findlay for the 2002 IEEE presidency.
- The IEEE Annual Election Web site identifies the candidates on
- ballot and the positions for which they are running. As
- sketches, candidate statements and rebuttals become available
- received in total for each of the election categories, they
will be posted
- at http://www.ieee.org/organizations/corporate/candidates.htm.
- For more information, contact Angela Wyckoff, IEEE Corporate
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