TechXtra News Blog


OneStep Jobs now includes Technojobs vacancies

Posted in News by Roddy MacLeod on November 10, 2008

Engineering, I.T. Electronics and Telecom Job vacancies from Technojobs have been added to TechXtra OneStep Jobs.  OneStep Jobs now includes vacancies from a large number of different recruitment agencies and jobsites. 

OneStep Jobs gives you the latest jobs vacancies from top sources in one place. OneStep content is updated many times each day.

Roddy MacLeod
TechXtra Manager

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Free trade magazines available through TechXtra

Posted in News by Roddy MacLeod on November 7, 2008

TechXtra operates an affiliation scheme through which numerous free magazines are available to qualifying professionals.

Here’s a selection of available titles:

Connector Specifier provides design engineers and specifiers with the most current and innovative information about electronic and optical connectors and related topics.

Telecom Mobile is a weekly newsletter providing up-to-date news and analysis on wireless network strategies.

Recycling Today is published monthly and is edited for the secondary commodity processing/recycling market.

EE Times Europe provides news, analysis, product and design information.

FibreSystems Europe delivers coverage of the technology and business issues affecting the specification, purchase and deployment of optical equipment, networks and services across Europe.

Electronic Design Europe provides leading edge technical information to electronic engineers and engineering managers in the European community – individuals responsible for design and development of electronic original equipment manufactures’ products and systems.

PipeLine and Gas Technology provides information on: engineering, construction, storage, transmission, etc

Hydrocarbon Processing provides job-help information to technical and management personnel in petroleum refining, gas processing, petrochemical/chemical and engineer/constructor companies throughout the world.

Chemical Engineering serves chemical engineering professionals in the chemical process industry including manufacturing, engineering, government, academia, financial institutions and others allied to the field serving the global chemical process industry.

Many more are listed in the A-Z.

Roddy MacLeod
TechXtra Manager

RAM service no longer updated

Posted in News by Roddy MacLeod on November 6, 2008

Please note that the Recent Advances in Manufacturing (RAM) database of bibliographic information for manufacturing and related areas is no longer being updated.  The last update was December 2006.

Roddy MacLeod
TechXtra Manager

TechXtra OneStep Jobs now includes Careers Seeker vacancies

Posted in News by Roddy MacLeod on November 5, 2008
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Engineering Job vacancies from Careers Seeker have been added to TechXtra OneStep Jobs.  OneStep Jobs now includes vacancies from 33 different recruitment agencies and jobsites.

Roddy MacLeod
TechXtra Manager

Welcome to TechXtra

Posted in News by Roddy MacLeod on November 5, 2008

TechXtra is a free service which can help you find articles, books, the best websites, the latest industry news, job announcements, technical reports, technical data, full text eprints, the latest research, thesis & dissertations, teaching and learning resources and more, in engineering, mathematics and computing.

TechXtra currently cross-searches (hence the ‘X’ in Xtra) 31 different collections relevant to engineering, mathematics and computing, including content from over 50 publishers and providers. It doesn’t just point you to these databases, but ‘deep mines’ them, so you can search them direct from TechXtra.   TechXtra searches these databases remotely, and therefore results may at times vary from searches made in the native interfaces.  In many cases, TechXtra searches only content in these databases relevant to engineering, mathematics and computing, so you are less likely to get ‘false hits’. 

There are also several ‘Xtra Extras’ featured on the home page.  These include:

TechXtra is an initiative of the ICBL and the Library, Heriot-Watt University

This blog will keep you updated on news about the TechXtra service.

Roddy MacLeod
TechXtra Manager