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VOLUME 24 NUMBER 2 February 2007
Information Today
The Newspaper for Users and Producers of Electronic Information Services

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Dow Jones Restructures Enterprise Media Group Click here for full-text options Page 3
IEEE Brings Global Publication Sales In-HouseClick here for full-text options Page 3
SLA’s Click University Gets IACET Accreditation Click here for full-text options Page 3
The Year of Mergers and Acquisitions Click here for full-text options Page 4
Ex Libris and Francisco Partners Acquire Endeavor Information Systems Click here for full-text options Page 6
NewsMakersClick here for full-text options Page 23

Scholarly Communication in Turmoil Click here for full-text options
Sally Morris and Michael Mabe debate the past, present, and future of scholarly publishing.
by Miriam A. Drake

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Tightening Security in 2007Click here for full-text options
As more databases are breached and security is threatened, IT experts turn to time-honored solutions: passwords, firewalls, and good old shredders.
by Phillip Britt

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CAS Turns 100Click here for full-text options
Chemical Abstracts Service is a survivor with big reasons to celebrate its global reach.
by Barbara Brynko

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Trexy: Have Trail, Will BlazeClick here for full-text options
This trailblazing search product has been winning awards and turning IT heads.
by Barbara Brynko

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U.K. ID Card Project Faces Tough ChallengesClick here for full-text options
The British are eyeing a controversial project that’s supposed to make them safer.
by Gary Flood

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Up Front with Barbara Quint
‘Dear Marty/Dear Matt’Click here for full-text options
bq offers her insights into the content now held by the new owners of ProQuest/CSA.

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NewsBreak Update
Mergers and Acquisitions Dominate the NewsClick here for full-text options
by Paula J. Hane

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Focus on Publishing
Librarians on Second LifeClick here for full-text options
Robin Peek delves into the virtual worlds that test the limits of online gaming.

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Internet Waves
Untethered CommunicationClick here for full-text options

Shirley Duglin Kennedy shares her love of wireless technology.

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Legal Issues
Patent Reform Gets a Fresh LookClick here for full-text options
George H. Pike digs into the controversies arising from patent applications in courts and in Congress.

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Library Stuff Revisited
Tricks of a True ProcrastinatorClick here for full-text options
Steven M. Cohen fesses up to some of his time-saving techniques in scouring the news.

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Database Review
Northern Light: Better the Second Time Around?Click here for full-text options
Mick O’Leary revisits the new and improved classification search engine.

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Thoughts on a Consolidated IndustryClick here for full-text options
by Dick Kaser

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Letter from the EditorClick here for full-text options Page 14
InfoToonsClick here for full-text options
by Gib Robbie
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International Report
U.K. Intellectual Property ReviewClick here for full-text options
Our global correspondent reports on the targeted reforms mapped out in the latest IP review.
by Jim Ashling

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

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Product News & Reviews
34 - Phonezoo: Customizing Those Ringtones
34 - Atypon: Building a Brand Behind the ScenesClick here for full-text options
35 - Forsythe: The ABCs of Strategic PlanningClick here for full-text options
35 - Service Management Goes Online with BlueServiceClick here for full-text options

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Tired of Winter? Attend a ConferenceClick here for full-text options
Donald T. Hawkins provides a sneak preview of the upcoming conferences around the globe.

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Conference Calendar Page 25
Cover Notes

Book Review
Raising the Bar for Information LiteracyClick here for full-text options
Information Literacy Assessment: Standards-Based Tools and Assignments
by Teresa Y. Neely
reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory

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In Other Words
Not-So-Extreme MakeoversClick here for full-text options
A look inside Information Today, Inc.’s other publications
by Lauree Padgett
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LinkUp @ Home 
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Debunking from A to ZClick here for full-text options
by Thomas Pack

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A No-Nonsense Web SiteClick here for full-text options
by David King

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