Information Today
Volume 18, Issue 11 — December 2001
Information Today
Volume 18, Issue 11 — December 2001
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IT Interview
A Ton of Patents Behind Him
Aurigin Systems CEO Kevin Rivette discusses his company's origins, products, and competitors.
by Richard Poynder — Page 1

IT Report from the Field
KMWorld 2001 Conference[Full Text]
This recent event at the Santa Clara (California) Convention Center featured great keynote speeches and a lively, involved crowd.
by John Eichorn — Page 1

IT Report from the Field
Internet Research 2.0 Conference[Full Text]
This conference showcased findings about the Internet from researchers who represent a wide range of academic disciplines.
by Wallys W. Conhaim — Page 24

IT Report from the Field
Frankfurt Book Fair and IBLC Symposium[Full Text]
This enormous event and its ancillary meeting provided attendees with much food for thought.
by Donald T. Hawkins — Page 54

OCLC Offers to Purchase netLibrary's Assets[Full Text]
by Paula J. Hane — Page 1

EIU, EcoWin to Create New International Economic and Financial Database[Full Text]
by Barbie E. Keiser  — Page 3

Entopia Launches Company, New Productivity Tool for Enterprise Knowledge Workers[Full Text]
by Paula J. Hane — Page 8

Information Today, Inc. Acquires ONLINE Magazine[Full Text]
by Reva Basch — Page 21

Dialog Rolls Out New Connect-Time Pricing[Full Text]
by Barbara Quint — Page 45

LexisNexis Applies iPhrase Natural Language Search Software to Key Directory Files[Full Text]
by Barbara Quint — Page 46

A Second Tasini? National Geographic Loses to Freelance Photographers[Full Text]
by Barbara Quint — Page 52

Online Columns & News

Quint’s Online
Lessons to Be Learned: Listening and Loyalty
Barbara Quint advises e-commerce Web sites to listen to customers' feedback and to take steps that will ensure their loyalty. — Page 10

Database Review
Harris Business Profiler Joins Database Roster
Mick O'Leary takes a look at this new U.S.-company database, which he feels offers a good blend of company selection, information, and price. — Page 16

Legal Issues
Better Watch What You Write
George H. Pike examines some of the issues raised by a defamation court case involving Dow Jones and an Australian businessman, and notes that some recent court rulings have shown that worldwide access to information can create worldwide headaches for the information industry. — Page 19

Company Announcements

Internet Today
Internet Insights
Rating the Metasearch Engines
Péter Jacsó focuses on several metasearch engines and explains why these resources deserve more attention than they're currently getting. — Page 28

Internet Waves
Security Technology and Other Issues[Full Text]
Shirley Kennedy reviews the latest in cyber-security and offers some helpful tips about how to set up a comfortable, productive home office. — Page 34

Internet Announcements

Internet Publishing Today
Focus on Publishing
Machine Learning's Editorial Board Divided
Robin Peek discusses how two-thirds of a journal's editorial board resigned to support an alternative peer-reviewed journal that offers a new vision of the journal 
publication process. — Page 38

Internet Publishing Announcements

Library Systems Today

The Systems Librarian
Demise of the WINGS ILL System
Marshall Breeding discusses this interlibrary loan solution, created by Pigasus Software, Inc., and its subsequent sale to Auto-Graphics. — Page 42

Library Systems Announcements
  • Calendar — Page 47
  • Book Review

  • The Invisible Web: Uncovering Information Sources Search Engines Can't See,
    by Chris Sherman and Gary Price, reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory — Page 49
  • People Line — Page 53
Special Advertising Sections
  • People Line — Pages 53
  • Bookshelf — Pages 58-59
  • Classified Advertising — Pages 56
  • Index to Advertisers
  • Information Today Directory of Services & Sources — Page 57

  • Online • Internet • CD/DVD • Library Systems
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