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VOLUME 23 NUMBER 11 December 2006
Information Today
The Newspaper for Users and Producers of Electronic Information Services
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NEWS BRIEFS
AOL Acquires Relegence Corp. Page 3
Study Pinpoints Leading Factors to Canceled Subscriptions Page 3
Springer Signs E-Book Agreements with Universities and Corporations Page 3
Milestone: Web Sites Top 100 Million Page 8
NetLibrary Offers Chinese E-Content Page 14
NewsMakers Page 30
FEATURES

Internet Governance Forum: All Talk, Different Format
The latest IGF meeting in Athens tops the agenda with four items: openness, security, diversity, and access.
by Dick Kaser

Page 1

What Shook Information Technology in 2006?
Industry analysts and experts offer their picks for the key person or event that made the most impact on the information technology industry this year.

Page 1

The Spirit of Giving
’Tis the season: Publishers reach out to developing nations with a new scientific literature portal.
by Barbara Brynko

Page 1

Digital Memory Aids Remember When You Don’t
by Jamie Babbitt

Page 18

Tips to Gain Control of Your In Box

Page 23

Report from the Field
Search Engines, European-Style
Will Quaero turn out to be Europe’s answer to Google?
by Gary Flood

Page 28
Endeavor’s Schools of Digital Collections Page 31
What’s Hot for 2007? Page 62
COLUMNS & NEWS

NewsBytes

Page 3

Up Front with Barbara Quint
Newspapers on the Run
bq takes a critical look at the advantages of print products over online.

Page 7

NewsBreak Update
Buying, Selling, and Partnering Top the News
by Paula J. Hane

Page 7

Focus on Publishing
Europe Builds DRIVER
Robin Peek examines the latest updates in the Digital Infrastructure Vision for European Research.

Page 21

Internet Waves
Marketed to Since Birth
Shirley Duglin Kennedy checks out the effects of cyberspace on kids and kids on cyberspace.

Page 21

Legal Issues
Abolishing Fair Use?
George Pike explores the latest challenges of one of the problem children of copyright law.

Page 21

Library Stuff Revisited
What’s Hot in ‘Social Softwr’?
Steven M. Cohen pulls out all the stops for his conference session on hot technology trends from A to Z.

Page 25

NewsFlash
JiWire Offers Wi-Fi Tips, clickhaus Combats Click Fraud, Sony Offers Free Online Play for PS3, and Robots Offer Round-the-Clock Care for Stroke Patients

Page 27

NewsMakers

Page 30

Database Review
DataPlace to the Rescue
Mick O’Leary unveils a prime site for those who need or just love statistics.

Page 47
DEPARTMENTS 

Not on My Holiday List
by Dick Kaser

Page 20
Letter from the Editor Page 20
InfoToons
by Gib Robbie
Page 20

International Report
Archives: Old and New
Our global correspondent reports on Bibliotheca Alexandrina, the European Archive, and more.
by Jim Ashling

Page 32

Product News & Reviews
47 –
Collarity Search Technology Channels Relevancy with Search Communities
47 – Globalyzer: Getting Software Ready for an International Market
49 – Rightslink: One-Shop Stopping
51 – Vivísimo Celebrates Technology Milestones and Debuts New Features

Page 47

People Line & the Executive Profile

Page 53
CONFERENCE CIRCUIT 

Old Year—New Year: The Conferences Continue
Donald T. Hawkins provides a sneak preview of the upcoming conferences around the globe.

Page 34

Report from the Field
SCIP into Slovenia
This conference explored ways to align the use of information with business strategies for the Slovenian Society for Competitive Intelligence Professionals.
by Marydee Ojala

Page 38

Report from the Field
Meeting Global Demands: Internet Librarian International 2006
The 2-day conference reports record turnout for sessions on Web 2.0, Library 2.0, and ways to sample technology a la carte.
by Jim Ashling

Page 39

Report from the Field
InfoCommerce: Becoming One with Your Market
The annual 2-day conference, billed as The Working Conference for the Thinking Publisher, turned the spotlight on the real needs of today’s businesses.
by Barbara Brynko

Page 40

Scenes from Internet Librarian 2006
Wikis, Web tools, and social computing applications top this year’s agenda.

Page 42
Conference Calendar Page 42
Cover Notes

Book Review
Managing Your Digital Rights
Digital Rights Management: Protecting and Monetizing Content
by Joan Van Tassel
reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory

Page 54
In Other Words
Going by the Book
A look inside Information Today, Inc.’s other publications
by Lauree Padgett
Page 54
LinkUp @ Home 
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Sane Hallucinations on the Web
by Thomas Pack

Page 43

CyberSports
Danger with a Capital D
by David King

Page 43

Wi-Fi Cities: A Plan of Action
by Wallys W. Conhaim

Page 43

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