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VOLUME 27 • NUMBER 2 • February 2010
Information Today
The Newspaper for Users and Producers of Electronic Information Services

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Springer Science+Business Media Changes Hands, Signs Agreement Full Text $

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Thomson Reuters Acquires Discovery Logic, Inc.Full Text $ Page 3
EU Ends Microsoft Antitrust Case Full Text $ Page 4
Twitter Tests Business Features Full Text $ Page 8
Swets Partners With OHIONET Full Text $ Page 8
NewsMakers Full Text $ Page 23

A Prophet Whose Time Has Come Full Text $
Richard Poynder chats with Stevan Harnad, one of the founding fathers of the open access movement.

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OA Highlights in 2009 Full Text $
by Richard Poynder

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A Happy Medium: Ebooks, Licensing, and DRMFull Text $
Piracy, copyright, and licensing issues are making ebook ownership more perilous than we may think.
by Kurt Schiller
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Intel Lawsuit Tests Competition Limits Full Text $
The noted microprocessor manufacturer may pay the price for reportedly trying to blur the distinction between competition and monopolization.
by George H. Pike

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Cablevision Case Promises New Copyright Battles Over Technology Full Text $
Cablevision has won its remote DVR lawsuit on appeal, but is the ruling a harbinger of a new set of digital rights court battles for the future?
by Scott Bain
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Life at the Financial Times: A Chat With Caspar de Bono Full Text $
by Barbara Brynko
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Outsell Scout Analytics: A Strategic Partnership Full Text $
by Barbara Brynko
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NewsBreak Update
Experiments in Content Distribution—News, Ebooks, POD, and Legal Resources Full Text $
by Paula J. Hane

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Product News & Reviews
35 - Amazon Unveils Variable Cloud Pricing Scheme Full Text $
36 - Thomson Reuters: Perfecting the Profile Full Text $
37 - SciVal Spotlight Illuminates Research Strengths Full Text $
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Focus on Publishing
Open Government = Open Access?
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Robin Peek examines whether the Obama administration’s move toward government transparency will provide a boost for the OA movement.

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Internet Waves
Falling in Love With Technology Once Again
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Shirley Duglin Kennedy gives 20 reasons why getting an iPhone is much the same as a second honeymoon with technology.

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Legal Issues
The FTC Looks at the News
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George H. Pike explores the Federal Trade Commission’s view about copyright and aggregation.

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Intellectual Property
Citizens Now Are Copyright Stakeholders
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K. Matthew Dames explains why copyright, which was once only a commercial issue, now concerns the public at large.

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Insider’s Perspective
Moving Target: Understanding Customer Demand
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Matthew Shanahan, senior vice president of strategy at Scout Analytics, explains how a service-oriented market changes how companies must measure demand.

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Database Review
BUDDIE Turns Over the Rocks
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Mick O’Leary reveals the winner of the 2009 BUDDIE award for best unknown database.

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Up Front With Barbara Quint
Data Erosion: Librarians on the Lookout
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bq predicts the future for content vendors in “the Mother of All Tough Times.”

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IT Spotlight
SambaStream Ready to Push Content Management Into the Cloud
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Marji McClure takes a look at a company with a content management system that gets back to the basics.

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Va-Va-Va-Video: Thinking Like Jose Full Text $
by Dick Kaser

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Letter from the Editor Full Text $

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International Report
Tracing 350 Years of Discovery
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Our global correspondent tracks the history of human information exchange dating from the 17th century.
by Jim Ashling

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Library and Information Science Conferences Prominent in March Full Text $
Donald T. Hawkins provides a sneak preview of the industry’s upcoming conferences.

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Conferences Around the World Page 26

Information Today, Inc.’s Conference Dates

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Visit This Site for Questions or Answers Full Text $
by Thomas Pack

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Tiger Not Out of Woods or Our Computer Screens
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by David King

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Book Review
Taking a Bite Out of Marketing
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Bite-Sized Marketing: Realistic Solutions for the Overworked Librarian
by Nancy Dowd, Mary Evangeliste, and Jonathan Silberman
reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory

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Words at Work

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The ITI Chronicles
Linking Up and Out
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Lauree Padgett traces the history of ITI as the company celebrates its 30th anniversary.

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