Scholarly Communication in Turmoil
Sally Morris and Michael Mabe debate the past, present, and future of scholarly publishing.
by Miriam A. Drake
Tightening Security in 2007
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
CAS Turns 100
Chemical Abstracts Service is a survivor with big reasons to celebrate its global reach.
by Barbara Brynko
Trexy: Have Trail, Will Blaze
This trailblazing search product has been winning awards and turning IT heads.
by Barbara Brynko
U.K. ID Card Project Faces Tough Challenges
The British are eyeing a controversial project that’s supposed to make them safer.
by Gary Flood
Up Front with Barbara Quint
‘Dear Marty/Dear Matt’
bq offers her insights into the content now held by the new owners of ProQuest/CSA.
Mergers and Acquisitions Dominate the News
by Paula J. Hane
Focus on Publishing
Librarians on Second Life
Robin Peek delves into the virtual worlds that test the limits of online gaming.
Shirley Duglin Kennedy shares her love of wireless technology.
Patent Reform Gets a Fresh Look
George H. Pike digs into the controversies arising from patent applications in courts and in Congress.
Library Stuff Revisited
Tricks of a True Procrastinator
Steven M. Cohen fesses up to some of his time-saving techniques in scouring the news.
Northern Light: Better the Second Time Around?
Mick O’Leary revisits the new and improved classification search engine.
Thoughts on a Consolidated Industry
by Dick Kaser
U.K. Intellectual Property Review
Our global correspondent reports on the targeted reforms mapped out in the latest IP review.
by Jim Ashling
People Line & the Executive Profile
Product News & Reviews
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34 - Atypon: Building a Brand Behind the Scenes
35 - Forsythe: The ABCs of Strategic Planning
35 - Service Management Goes Online with BlueService
Tired of Winter? Attend a Conference
Donald T. Hawkins provides a sneak preview of the upcoming conferences around the globe.
Raising the Bar for Information Literacy
Information Literacy Assessment: Standards-Based Tools and Assignments
by Teresa Y. Neely
reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory
Debunking from A to Z
by Thomas Pack
A No-Nonsense Web Site
by David King