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VOLUME 24 NUMBER 10 November 2007
Information Today
The Newspaper for Users and Producers of Electronic Information Services
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NEWS BRIEFS
Swets Signs 400th Publisher to SwetsWise Online ContentClick here for full-text options Page 3
IGI Global Partners With EMpact SalesClick here for full-text options Page 3
Columbia University Conference Marks Opening of Human Rights Archives Click here for full-text options Page 3
Lightning Source Celebrates 10 YearsClick here for full-text options Page 3
BSI British Standards Joins CrossRefClick here for full-text options Page 4
NewsMakersClick here for full-text options Page 23
FEATURES

Legal Update 2007: Where the Lawsuits AreClick here for full-text options
Although lawsuits are a fact of life for many corporations, check out these standout cases that will have an impact on the IT industry.
by George H. Pike

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Library Reference Points: ‘Slow Down Cowboy’Click here for full-text options
A Web 2.0-challenged baby boomer shares her tales of teaming up with a group of tech-savvy Gen Xers.
by Maura Sostack

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Better Strategies Mean Better Corporate SecurityClick here for full-text options
Companies are still searching for the winning formula to protect themselves against data theft.
by Phillip Britt

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Report From the Field
Progress Report: The British Library and Microsoft Digitization PartnershipClick here for full-text options
Efforts continue on the project to digitize 25 million pages of 100,000 out-of-copyright titles from The British Library collection.
by Jim Ashling

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The Financial Times Introduces New Corporate Content LicenseClick here for full-text options
Here’s more on FT’s decision to ensure “a fair and transparent means” of delivering content.
by Barbara Brynko

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Social Networking Sites for the MySpace-WaryClick here for full-text options
by Scott Koerwer

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Leveraging Universal SearchClick here for full-text options
It’s where vertical search and the Web index meet to deliver results in an ordered list.
by Vanessa Fox

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Collarity Offers Personalized, In-Site SearchClick here for full-text options
by Scott Koerwer

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COLUMNS

Up Front with Barbara Quint
The Future of DurabilityClick here for full-text options
bq examines the fine art of digital preservation.

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Focus on Publishing
My Views on Open AccessClick here for full-text options
Robin Peek offers an up-close-and-personal look at Partnership for Research Integrity in Science and Medicine (PRISM).

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Internet Waves
Web 2.0 Alphabet: Part IIClick here for full-text options

Shirley Duglin Kennedy shares her fondest examples of new technology from N to Z.

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Legal Issues
Inter Partes Patent Review: A New Option?Click here for full-text options
George H. Pike digs into this little-known patent review procedure.

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Library Stuff Revisited
Orders of the Courts … For Free?Click here for full-text options
Steven M. Cohen explores the maze of accessibility for public records and judicial decisions.

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IT Spotlight
OTTO Digital Helps Companies Optimize Their Web PresenceClick here for full-text options
Here’s how one firm is creating more successful online campaigns for clients.
by Marji McClure

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Database Review
Search Engines, Visualization, and KartOOClick here for full-text options
Mick O’Leary takes a look at the changing face of search engines.

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NEWS

NewsBytes

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NewsBreak Update
Ad-Supported Content Steals News HeadlinesClick here for full-text options
by Paula J. Hane

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NewsFlash
Here are quick industry updates right from the sources.

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Product News & Reviews
40 - Thomson Scientific Welcomes Prous Science to the GroupClick here for full-text options
41 - Semantra: A Showcase for Corporate DataClick here for full-text options
42 - Scopus: Insights Into Research TrendsClick here for full-text options

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DEPARTMENTS 

Editorial
Law of the BlogClick here for full-text options
by Dick Kaser

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Letter from the EditorClick here for full-text options Page 14
InfoToonsClick here for full-text options
by Gib Robbie
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Interview With John Ingram
Books: Bridging the Digital DivideClick here for full-text options

The chairman of Ingram Book Group, Lightning Source, Inc., and Ingram Digital Group offers insight into digitization and what’s on the firm’s horizon.
Text and photo by Donald T. Hawkins

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International Report
Journals Adapt to the Web 2.0 EraClick here for full-text options
Our global correspondent reports on ways in which award-winning journals are developing features and finding new niches.
by Jim Ashling

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People Line & the Executive ProfileClick here for full-text options

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COVER NOTES

Book Review
Design Thinking: Not for Academic Librarians OnlyClick here for full-text options
Academic Librarianship by Design: A Blended Librarian’s Guide to the Tools and Techniques
by Steven J. Bell and John D. Shank
reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory

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In Other Words
Chart to ChartClick here for full-text options
A look inside Information Today, Inc.’s other publications.
by Lauree Padgett

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CONFERENCE CIRCUIT 

The Last (But Not the Least)Click here for full-text options
Donald T. Hawkins provides a sneak preview of the upcoming conferences around the globe, including ITI’s conference calendar.

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Report from the Field
Trends, Tactics, and Truth in the Information Industry: The Fall 2007 ASIDIC MeetingClick here for full-text options

The fall meeting tackled some industry challenges: added value, citizen media, and wisdom of the crowd.
Text and photos by Donald T. Hawkins

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Report from the Field
2007 InfoCommerce: The New DataClick here for full-text options

by Barbara Brynko

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Interview With John ‘Jack’ J. Lynch Jr.
Customer Intimacy at Wolters KluwerClick here for full-text options
The executive board member at Wolters Kluwer offers insights and strategies about listening to the customers.
by Jim Ashling

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Conferences Around the World Page 38
LinkUp @ Home 
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All That Jazz on the WebClick here for full-text options
by Thomas Pack

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CyberSports
Sports T-Shirts Don’t Have to Be InsultingClick here for full-text options
by David King

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