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VOLUME 24 NUMBER 4 April 2007
Information Today
The Newspaper for Users and Producers of Electronic Information Services
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NEWS BRIEFS
Elsevier Acquires Beilstein DatabaseClick here for full-text options Page 3
Wiley-VCH Debuts New AntiBase Version Click here for full-text options Page 3
SLA Announces Date Change for 2008 Conference, Partnership Click here for full-text options Page 3
Cambridge University Press to Publish Law Journal Click here for full-text options Page 4
Six Publishers Reach a Settlement in Copyright Infringement Case Click here for full-text options Page 18
NewsMakersClick here for full-text options Page 23
FEATURES

The London Library: Portrait of a LadyClick here for full-text options
This oasis in central London offers 1 million books on 15 miles of open access shelves, 98 percent of which is on view and free from what head librarian Inez Lynn calls “trends” in library science.
by Gary Flood

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By the Numbers: Fewer Actual Identity Thefts, but More AttemptsClick here for full-text options
A recent report releases the latest stats on the changing dynamics of identity fraud.
by Phillip Britt

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Case Study: Rolling Out a Robust Library Experience OnlineClick here for full-text options
Here’s how the Cuyahoga County (Ohio) Public Library caters to the shifting needs of its information seekers online.
by Marji McClure

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COLUMNS & NEWS

NewsBytes

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Up Front with Barbara Quint
Press: The Right ButtonsClick here for full-text options
bq offers some advice to the information industry about improving relations with the trade press.

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NewsBreak Update
Social Networking, New User Tools, and MoreClick here for full-text options
by Paula J. Hane

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Focus on Publishing
Stickers, a Pit Bull, and Brussels: A Busy Month for OAClick here for full-text options
Robin Peek follows the debate surrounding Overprice Tags and a new form of censorship.

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Internet Waves
Us Versus ThemClick here for full-text options

Shirley Duglin Kennedy sees how comment spammers play havoc with blogs.

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Legal Issues
Google, YouTube, Copyright, and PrivacyClick here for full-text options
George H. Pike explores the latest controversy over digital content and copyright.

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Library Stuff Revisited
Feeds for ThoughtClick here for full-text options
Steven M. Cohen shares the personal history of his love of RSS feeds.

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Insider’s Perspective
Online Search: The Five Essential QuestionsClick here for full-text options
In our column by information technology experts, Deborah Richman, senior vice president of marketing and business development at Collarity, discusses the nuances of today’s search behavior.

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CODiE Awards Nominations

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Database Review
Windows Live Academic Search … Why?Click here for full-text options
Mick O’Leary explores the virtues of this new specialty search engine.

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DEPARTMENTS 

Risking ChangeClick here for full-text options
by Dick Kaser

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Letter to the EditorClick here for full-text options Page 14
InfoToonsClick here for full-text options
by Gib Robbie
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Interview with John M. Lervik
On the FAST Forward TrackClick here for full-text options
The CEO of Fast Search & Transfer talks about new technology, new tools, and new business.
by Paula J. Hane

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International Report
Developing a New Global Science Gateway and MoreClick here for full-text options
Our global correspondent reports on science.world and the treasures of The British Library.
by Jim Ashling

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People Line & the Executive ProfileClick here for full-text options

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Product News & Reviews
46 - QlikTech: Customers Driving InnovationClick here for full-text options
47 - Slimming Down with Wii SportsClick here for full-text options
48 - EndNote Web: A Collaborative FinishClick here for full-text options

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Cover Notes

Book Review
Measuring Your Library’s Value: How to Do a Cost-Benefit Analysis for Your Public LibraryClick here for full-text options
by Donald S. Elliot, Glen E. Holt, Sterling W. Hayden, and Leslie Edmonds Holt
reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory

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In Other Words
Search for TomorrowClick here for full-text options
A look inside Information Today, Inc.’s other publications
by Lauree Padgett
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CONFERENCE CIRCUIT 

One Busy MonthClick here for full-text options
Donald T. Hawkins provides a sneak preview of the upcoming conferences around the globe.

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Something New: Electronic Resources & LibrariesClick here for full-text options
by Donald T. Hawkins

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Emerging Libraries: The De Lange Conference VIClick here for full-text options
by Donald T. Hawkins

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Report from the Field
Getting It Right: The Spring ASIDIC MeetingClick here for full-text options
by Donald T. Hawkins

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Brussels 2007: The OA Debate Rages OnClick here for full-text options
by Jim Ashling

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NFAIS: E-Science Meets Scholarly CommunicationClick here for full-text options
by Donald T. Hawkins

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The Miles Conrad Memorial LectureClick here for full-text options
by Donald T. Hawkins

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Wikinomics: The Crossroads of CollaborationClick here for full-text options
by Barbara Brynko

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Conference Calendar Page 34
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A de.licio.us Way to Use BookmarksClick here for full-text options
by Thomas Pack

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CyberSports
Fans Flock to DIY Video HighlightsClick here for full-text options
by David King

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