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VOLUME 20 NUMBER 2 February 2003
Information Today
The Newspaper for Users and Producers of Electronic Information Services
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FEATURES 

Interview
Questel•Orbit's executive vice president Pierre Buffet
by Richard Poynder

Page 23
International Report
A monthly look at the global information industry
by Richard Poynder
Page 25
Investigative Report
The second in a two-part series focusing on journal pricing
by Sjoerd Vogt
Page 27
Divine Debacle Rocks Industry[Full Text]
This financial collapse will have far-reaching effects and could possibly change the face of publishing.
by Paula J. Hane
Page 37
What's Ahead? [Full Text]
This annual roundup of prognostications from 15 info industry executives indicates how companies are planning
for the upcoming year.
Page 1
The Internet Marks Its 20th Anniversary
The network's switch to IP helped the Internet become a ubiquitous part of everyday life.
by Richard W. Wiggins
Page 51
COLUMNS & NEWS

NewsBytes[Full Text]

Page 3

Up Front with Barbara Quint
Only One Winner Following divine Implosion
bq says that only one party will emerge unscathed from the RoweCom/divine situation: Google.

Page 7

NewsBreak Update[Full Text]
by Paula J. Hane

Page 7

Legal Issues
Disability Access and the Internet
George H. Pike suggests that Congress should expand the Americans with Disabilities Act to specifically include Internet technologies.

Page 19

Internet Insights
Jacsó's Cheers and Jeers for 2002
Péter Jacsó's annual list of what he believes are the best and worst digital archives.

Page 19

Focus on Publishing
Can Science and Nature Be Trumped?
Robin Peek discusses the Public Library of Science's two new peer-reviewed electronic journals.

Page 19

Database Review
SparkNotes Softens Student Life

Mick O'Leary praises these free study guides for their short yet thorough summaries.

Page 4
DEPARTMENTS 

Opinion/Editorial
To Cap or Not to Cap?
by Dick Kaser

Page 18
Letters to the Editor Page 18

InfoToons
by Gib Robbie

Page 18

Interview
A Happy Accident
Pierre Buffet, executive vice president of Questel*Orbit, talks about his career and his company's staying power.
by Richard Poynder

Page 23

International Report
The latest news and issues from the U.K., Europe, and Australasia.
by Richard Poynder

Page 25

Investigative Report
Are We Being Ripped Off?--Part 2

An experienced corporate searcher offers his viewpoint on electronic information pricing.
by Sjoerd Vogt

Page 27
Product News & Reviews[Full Text] Page 41
People Line & the Executive Profile Page 45
CONFERENCE CIRCUIT 

On the Road
A look at upcoming ITI conferences [Full Text]
by Nancy Garman

Page 34

Safeguarding Patrons' Privacy
This teleconference offered librarians guidance on how to protect the privacy of clients and still obey the law.
by Miriam A. Drake

Page 35
Should Life Science Information Be Restricted?
This event explored whether scientific communication can stay open in an age of bioterrorism.
by Dick Kaser
Page 36
Why All the Fuss? Nothing Has Changed, Say Officials
by Dick Kaser
Page 37
Conference Calendar Page 40

Online Information 2002

 
Online Information Offers Strong Program [Full Text]
Much thought goes into this event's yearlong planning process.
by Marydee Ojala
Page 1
Sci-Tech Publishers Show Resiliency at Online Information 2002 [Full Text]
These companies have remained healthy despite ups and downs in the information industry.
by Jim Ashling
Page 38
Online Information's Wrap-Up Session [Full Text]
The conference's final panel meeting addressed ways that information professionals can influence and deal with change in their own organizations.
by Jim Ashling
Page 40
Cover Notes  
Book Review
Web-Powered Databases, edited by David Taniar and Johanna Wenny Rahayu
reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory
Page 48
What's New in ITI's Other Publications [Full Text]
by Lauree Padgett
Page 48
LinkUp @ Home 
Visit Link-Up Digital for additional Web-only content!

Is the Doctor Online?
by Wallys W. Conhaim

Page 29

SpamKiller vs. Spam Alert
by J. A. Hitchcock

Page 29

Public Library Web Sites
by Debra Allen

Page 29
Computer Humor
by Reid Goldsborough
Page 29

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