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VOLUME 23 NUMBER 9 October 2006
Information Today
The Newspaper for Users and Producers of Electronic Information Services
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NEWS BRIEFS
ProQuest Partners with Iron Mountain Page 3
Macmillan Medical Communications Appoints Staff in Japan Page 3
Wiley Partners with the International Society for Stem Cell Research Page 3
Endeavor Announces Partnership with National Library of New Zealand Page 28
In Memoriam: Wilhelm ‘Bill’ Bartenbach Page 70
NewsMakers Page 61
FEATURES

And the Winners Are
Drum roll, please! The final votes are in and we’re ready to announce the winners of the first-ever People’s Choice Awards.
Results are on pages 66–67.
by Barbara Brynko

Page 1

Interview with Bernard Hibbitts
JURIST: Legal History in Action
A law professor at the University of Pittsburgh has carved a name for himself and his world-renowned legal news and research Web site, which just won the 2006 People’s Voice Webby Award for the best law Web site.
by George H. Pike

Page 1

EPS: Outsell’s Newest Addition
Expanded services and global presence are key to the latest industry marriage.
by Phillip Britt

Page 1

Behind the Scenes
IBISWorld: A Pioneer in Business Data
An Australian industry research firm expands its reach into the U.S. marketplace.

Page 30

Mobile Security for Those on-the-Go
Here are tips and advice on protecting data on hand-held devices outside the office.
by Phillip Britt

Page 32
COLUMNS & NEWS

NewsBytes

Page 3

Up Front with Barbara Quint
Backing the Brand
bq fills us in on the search that had the hot blood of the reference librarian singing in her veins.

Page 7

NewsBreak Update
E-Books, Wikis, and Search Top the News
by Paula J. Hane

Page 7

Focus on Publishing
The Transitional OA Paradigm
Robin Peek takes the mystery out of open access.

Page 17

Internet Waves
Technology Menopause
Shirley Duglin Kennedy may lose interest in technology, but she never loses her edge.

Page 17

Legal Issues
Perfect 10 Versus Google: Thumbnails and Cell Phones
George Pike examines the recent copyright lawsuits and what’s at stake.

Page 17

Library Stuff Revisited
Can You See the Real Me?
Steven M. Cohen offers insights into using personal information on blogs.

Page 21

Database Review
Ten Things You Don’t Know About MySpace
Mick O’Leary offers insight into the inner workings of this controversial social networking site.

Page 53

NewsMakers

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DEPARTMENTS 

Just the Facts, Man
by Dick Kaser

Page 16
Letter from the Editor Page 16
InfoToons
by Gib Robbie
Page 16

International Report
Ground Surveys: Past and Present
Our global correspondent reports on the Domesday Book Online and the Geograph British Isles, which will archive photos of every square kilometer of the U.K. and Ireland.
by Jim Ashling

Page 27

People Line & the Executive Profile

Page 31

Product News & Reviews
54 –
A Question of Outsourcing
54 – HP: Covering All Configuration-Management Bases
55 – Factiva Reaches No. 1 Market Position
56 – KickApps Edges into the Social Networking Scene
58 –
ReCellular Gives Old Cell Phones New Life
59 –
Microsoft Paints Bull’s-Eye on Vista

Page 53
CONFERENCE CIRCUIT 

Conferences and More Conferences
Donald T. Hawkins provides a sneak preview of the upcoming conferences around the globe.

Page 40

Report from the Field
Search Engine Strategies Returns to San Jose
The event for search engine marketing and optimization rolls out sessions to a record number of participants.
by George Plosker

Page 42

Report from the Field
Fall 2006 ASIDIC: The Future Is Here
New business models, user-generated content, and digital services top the agenda.
by Donald T. Hawkins

Page 43

Report from the Field
Scholarly Publishing: A Collaborative Effort
The Society for Scholarly Publishing Top Management Roundtable takes a look at the effects of networking on its future.
by Donald T. Hawkins

Page 44

Report from the Field
The Heart and Seoul of IFLA
The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) gather in South Korea.
by Marydee Ojala

Page 46

IFLA: Spotlight on the Opening
Here are some highlights from the opening keynote by Dae-jung Kim, past president of South Korea.
by Jane Dysart

Page 47
Conference Calendar Page 48
LinkUp @ Home 
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Etymology Sites Attract Word Lovers
by Thomas Pack

Page 49

CyberSports
How Do You Spell Relief?
by David King

Page 49

Newspapers in Transition, Part 2: Envisioning the Future of Newspapers
by Wallys W. Conhaim

Page 49
Cover Notes

Book Review
In Transition: Librarians Search for Answers to Resource Preferences
The Reference Collection: From the Shelf to the Web
edited by William J. Frost
reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory

Page 62
In Other Words
In Search Of …
A look inside Information Today, Inc.’s other publications
by Lauree Padgett
Page 62

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