Information Today
Volume 18, Issue 7 — July/August 2001
Information Today
Volume 18, Issue 7 — July/August 2001
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IT Report from the Field
The Global Digital Divide
This mini-conference explored the disparity in worldwide electronic access and sought ways to help close the gap.
by Wallys W. Conhaim — Page 1

IT Report from the Field
InfoToday 2001[Full Text]
Formerly known as the National Online Meeting, InfoToday 2001 was divided into three conferences—National Online 2001, KnowledgeNets 2001, and E-Libraries 2001—and focused on new technology and trends in the electronic information industry.
by Paula J. Hane — Page 1

IT Report from the Field
IOLS Conference Morphs into E-Libraries[Full Text]
E-Libraries, a component of InfoToday 2001, addressed the latest developments in library and information center services and systems.
by Marshall Breeding — Page 50

IT Report from the Field
KnowledgeNets 2001[Full Text]
Part of the InfoToday 2001 event, this conference covered the many facets of knowledge management and their applications in the information industry.
by Denise Bruno — Page 51

IT Feature
Distribution Dollars Drive ingenta's Growth
Despite the failure of many Internet businesses in the past year, the U.K.-based ingenta continues to grow.
by Brian McKenna — Page 54 Launched at SLA[Full Text]
by Rebecca Jones — Page 1

LexisNexis Undertakes Modest Rebranding Effort[Full Text]
by Barbara Quint — Page 3

SIRSI Acquires Data Research Associates[Full Text]
by Marshall Breeding — Page 17

LexisNexis Expands Enterprise Productivity Offerings[Full Text]
by Barbara Quint — Page 41

New ISI Web of Knowledge Integrates Web of Science with Current Contents Connect[Full Text]
by Barbara Quint — Page 42

Bureau van Dijk Premieres OSIRIS[Full Text]
by Sheri R. Lanza — Page 42

iLOR Front End Extends Google Functionality[Full Text]
by Richard W. Wiggins — Page 44

Questel•Orbit Launches QWEB 2.0[Full Text]
by Nancy Lambert — Page 44

Bell & Howell Becomes ProQuest Company[Full Text]
by Paula J. Hane — Page 48

Online Columns & News

Quint’s Online
A Lean, Mean Conference Machine
Barbara Quint advises the information industry to adopt virtual conferencing as an alternative to the time, expense, and logistics involved in planning and attending events. — Page 8

Database Review
Getting Those Science Questions Answered
Mick O'Leary highlights three top science news and reference sites that can help bring nonexperts up to speed. — Page 13

Legal Issues
A Book Is a Book Is E-Book
George H. Pike looks at how copyright and contracts are colliding in the Random House v. RosettaBooks case, the outcome of which could have a major impact on the direction of e-book development. — Page 19

Company Announcements

Internet Today
Internet Insights
OnePage Offers Many Pages at Once
Péter Jacsó profiles OnePage, an example of the new genre of browser utilities that lets users split their PC screens among several sites. — Page 25

Internet Waves
Alphabet Soup: An Acronym Roundup
Shirley Kennedy lists and explains the new abbreviations associated with the thriving e-commerce environment. — Page 28

Internet Announcements

Internet Publishing Today
Focus on Publishing
The Scholarly Publisher as Midwife
Robin Peek examines the issues raised in the heightening debate over the proposed boycott of scholarly journals that don't make their archives available for free. — Page 32

Internet Publishing Announcements

Library Systems Today

The Systems Librarian
OCLC Announces the Demise of SiteSearch
Marshall Breeding discusses OCLC's impending discontinuation of the SiteSearch suite of products and speculates on the implications for its users. — Page 36

Library Systems Announcements
  • Calendar — Page 43
  • Book Review

  • Managing Information and Knowledge in the Public Sector, 
    by Eileen M. Milner, reviewed by Gwen Gregory — Page 45
  • People Line — Page 53
Special Advertising Sections
  • Online Directory of Services & Sources — Page 21
  • Internet Directory of Services & Sources — Page 29
  • Library Systems Directory of Services & Sources — Page 39
  • Bookshelf — Page 46-47
  • Classified Advertising — Page 57
  • CD/DVD Directory of Services & Sources — Page 57
  • Index to Advertisers
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