Information Today
January 2000


IT Feature
What’s Ahead for 2000?[Full Text]
Thirteen information industry corporate leaders, consultants, pundits, and academics let us know what they think of the present state of the industry, as well as where they  think it’s headed.  — Page 1

IT Report from the Field
Search Engine Strategies 99[Full Text]
Held in San Francisco this past November, the conference was a high-level gathering of Web-content creators, marketers, and promoters.
by Chris Sherman — Page 1

IT Report from the Field
New York Business Information Conference[Full Text]
This year’s NYBIC focused on enterprise information solutions, portals, knowledge management, and changes in the information industry.
by Donald T. Hawkins — Page 20

IT Report from the Field
The 1999 ASIS Annual Meeting[Abstract]
In late October/early November, the American Society for Information Science held its 62nd annual conference, which focused on the creation, organization, and use of knowledge.
by Robin Peek — Page 60

Online Columns & News

LEXIS-NEXIS Tests Data Visualization Technology[Full Text]
by Paula J. Hane — Page 1

Major Scholarly Publishers Unite to Integrate Article Delivery[Full Text]
by Barbara Quint — Page 12

New Web-Based Business Service from MeansBusiness Taps Concepts  in Books Database[Full Text]
by Paula J. Hane  — Page 50

3M Announces Major New Library Technology System[Full Text]
by Kathy Miller — Page 51

Questel-Orbit Brings Full Service to the Web with QWEB,  Introduces Internet Protocol Network[Full Text]
by Barbara Quint — Page 51

Dialog Corp. Announces New Products, Enhancements[Full Text]
by Barbara Quint — Page 52

RoweCom Signs Agreement to Acquire NewsEdge[Full Text]
by Paula J. Hane — Page 53

Beyond Keyword Searching—Oingo and Introduce Meaning-Based Searching[Full Text]
by Paula J. Hane — Page 57 Expands into E-Commerce Offerings[Full Text]
by Barbara Quint — Page 69

Quint’s Online
Glimpses into the ‘New Online Order’[Abstract]
Barbara Quint describes her “Perfect Portal for Perfect Information Professionals,”  a one-stop source where users can find just about everything they need. — Page 7

Online Insights
The Changing Value of Information[Abstract]
Paul Blake follows the trend emerging in the low-end market of using information not for its own value, but to draw traffic to Web sites. — Page 14

Database Review
InvisibleWeb Discovers Hidden Treasures[Abstract]
Mick O’Leary praises Intelliseek’s InvisibleWeb, a classified and searchable catalog of content-rich, reference-quality Web sites.  — Page 16

Company Announcements

Internet Today

Internet Insights
Jacsó’s Cheers and Jeers for 1999[Full Text]
Péter Jacsó reviews the Web services that have caught his attention—for both good and bad reasons—over the past year. — Page 26

Internet Announcements

Internet Publishing Today

Focus on Publishing
The XML-Specification Alphabet Soup[Abstract]
Robin Peek describes the advent of eXtensible Markup Language and summarizes the status of the XML recommendations. — Page 36

Internet Publishing Announcements

CD/DVD Today

CD/DVD Commentaries

DVD-Encryption Hacking[Abstract]
Péter Jacsó explains the various factors conspiring to delay the widespread implementation of DVD players. — Page 40

CD/DVD Announcements

Library Systems Today

The Systems Librarian
Epixtech: A New Beginning for ALS[Full Text]
Marshall Breeding describes the evolution and history of epixtech, the now-privately owned company formerly known as Ameritech Library Services. — Page 46

Library Systems Announcements


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