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VOLUME 22 NUMBER 7 Jul/Aug 2005
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The Newspaper for Users and Producers of Electronic Information Services
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FEATURES
Protecting Against Data Breaches in Higher Education
Not all colleges and universities have succumbed to security breaches in recent months; here’s how some institutions have safely guarded their information gates. 
by Phillip Britt
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Israeli Court Rules on Help Wanted Case
When a want-ads database was used by another site, the issue of copyright went to an Israeli court that arrived at an unsettling verdict. Just what does this mean for future cases?
by David Mirchin
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Intellectual Property
Copyright Tug of War
This installment in our series on intellectual property tackles ongoing debate about copyright in Congress, the courts, and new technology.
by Dan Duncan
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Tony Llewellyn’s New Post: The British Library Gears Up for the Future
He’s just joined The British Library as the new head of scientific, technical, and medical information, with a strategic plan in hand.
by Jim Ashling
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COLUMNS & NEWS

NewsBytes

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Up Front with Barbara Quint
The Tale of the Big Cheese Awards: A Fable
bq conjures up a wild whimsy about an awards program by the Organization of  R.A.T.S.

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NewsBreak Update
Searching Deep Web Content Tops the News
by Paula J. Hane

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Focus on Publishing
The E-Books Redux
Robin Peek discovers that readers have found new devices to read the new wave of entertainment e-books.

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Legal Issues
Patent Reform Heats Up
George H. Pike explores new proposals and reforms that may change the scope of infringement issues and granting patents.

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Internet Waves
A Library by Any Other Name
Shirley Duglin Kennedy turns the spotlight on the odious labels slithering under the virtual door.

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NewsMakers Page 33
Database Review
Google Scholar: What’s in It for You?
Mick O’Leary explores the type of research that this database offers for casual or serious searchers.
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DEPARTMENTS 
Googlephobia
by Dick Kaser
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Letter from the Editor Page 16
InfoToons
by Gib Robbie
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International Report
Silver Surfers
In the U.K., a special day is set aside to help the “mature” set discover how e-mail and the Internet can enhance their lives.
by Jim Ashling
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Product News & Reviews Page 34
People Line & the Executive Profile Page 35
CONFERENCE CIRCUIT 
On the Road
Going to Information Grad School
Donald T. Hawkins takes a closer look at the fall lineup for the InfoX Showcase.
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What’s New in Indexing
Here’s a look at the emerging technology designed to help publishers tag content so users can find it, as well as other highlights from the 37th Annual Conference of the American Society of Indexers (ASI).  
by L. Pilar Wyman
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Report from the Field
The Year of Content
At its annual conference in Universal City, Calif., the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) rolled out the red carpet with all the pizazz of Hollywood.
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And the Winner Is …
The best and the brightest products and services were the stars at the 20th Annual Codie Awards Gala, the festive conclusion to the 2005 Spring SIIA Annual Conference.
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Report from the Field
What’s New at SLA 2005
Big turnout and new products were the attention grabbers at this year’s Special Libraries Association (SLA) Annual Conference, where attendees put their knowledge to work.
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Report from the Field
Libraries in the Digital Age—LIDA 2005
Here’s a recap of this year’s annual conference in Dubrovnik and Mljet, Croatia, which focused on research and
development, as well as advances in applications and practices.
by Emil Levine and Sanjica Faletar
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New Kid in Town
Software as a Service (SaaS) and software management solutions were the big buzz at the Enterprise Software Summit portion of the 2005 SIIA Spring Conference.
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Conference Calendar

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Cover Notes
Book Review
Generation Net Hangs Out at the Library
I Found It on the Internet: Coming of Age Online
by Frances Jacobson Harris 
reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory
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In Other Words
Summertime Blues
A look inside Information Today, Inc.’s other publications
by Lauree Padgett
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LinkUp @ Home 
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Perspectives
Getting to Know You Online
by Wallys W. Conhaim

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Amazon.com Still Amazes
by Thomas Pack

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CyberSports
Posing with Mascots
by David King

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