911: A Summons to the Information Community
by Dick Kaser Page 1
The Open Source Movement
This software offers an alternative to proprietary versions and is
being adopted by a growing number of librarians and information professionals.
by Richard Poynder Page 1
IT NewsBreak Feature
ebrary Announces Partnership with McGraw-Hill
Primis Custom Publishing
by Paula J. Hane Page 60
Reed Elsevier Sells Bowker
to CSA, ITI
by Paula J. Hane Page 1
Respond Following Terrorist Attacks
by Paula J. Hane Page 3
CAS Announces New Features
and Improvements at Recent ACS Meeting
by Robert E. Buntrock Page 22
BioMed Central Launches
12 New Author-Initiated Research E-Journals
by Barbara Quint Page 24
TeomaA New Contender Targets
by Richard W. Wiggins Page 28
Information Science Abstracts
Now Enhanced on Dialog and SilverPlatter
by Paula J. Hane Page 32
The Market for Virtue in the Virtual
Barbara Quint proposes ways to ensure the reliability and quality of
Web sites, products, and services.
How to Recession-Proof Your Career
Richard Ream discusses the current unpredictability of the corporate
world and lists ways to prepare for and cope with a possible job loss.
Factiva Builds an Integration Paradigm
Mick O'Leary describes how this Dow Jones/Reuters venture proposes
to put external premium content on an equal footing with internal information.
Understanding and Surviving Tasini
George H. Pike explains what the Supreme Court did and did not say
in its ruling on the Tasini case and gives his short-term and long-term
assessments of its impact on the industry, authors, and librarians.
The Reasons Behind Bowker's Sale
Péter Jacsó discusses the mistakes he says led to the
company's decline and eventual sale by Reed Elsevier.
Bowker executive vice president and general manager Michael Cairns
addresses Péter Jacsó's Internet Insights column. Page
Forget Surfing, Let's Go Fishing!
Shirley Kennedy claims that acceptance of the Internet as an information
utility has led to less idle browsing and more purposed use.
Focus on Publishing
Life After the Web Folly
Robin Peek examines the Web landscape after the recent plunge in fortunes,
and notes that Web publishing now knows what traditional publishing always
knew: This is a tough and competitive business.
ingenta Institute to Report
Research Study Results
by Paula J. Hane Page 47
Internet Publishing Announcements
The Systems Librarian
IntelliMagic to Deliver Competitive Intelligence
Marshall Breeding reports on Inmagic's brand-new product, which provides
a set of tools for discovering, acquiring, managing, and disseminating
competitive intelligence information.
Library Systems Announcements
Calendar Page 57
Caught in a Web: Intellectual Property in Cyberspace,
edited by Richard Poynder, reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory Page 62
People Line Page 61
Online Directory of Services & Sources Page 33
Internet Directory of Services & Sources Page 43
Library Systems Directory of Services & Sources Page 55
Bookshelf Pages 58-59
Internet Librarian 2001 Conference Preview Pages 63-66
Classified Advertising Page 68
CD/DVD Directory of Services & Sources Page 69
Index to Advertisers