|Information Today, Inc. (ITI) has announced the release of four new
Crimes & Misdemeanors
ITI has published Net Crimes & Misdemeanors: Outmaneuvering
the Spammers, Swindlers, and Stalkers Who Are Targeting You Online,
written by J. A. Hitchcock, a cybercrime expert who waged—and won—her own
personal battle with cyberstalkers.
In the book, Hitchcock explains how individuals and business users of
the Internet can protect themselves, their children, and their employees
from online cheats and predators. She details a broad range of abusive
practices; shares victims' stories (including her own); and provides practical
advice on how to handle junk e-mail, privacy invasion, financial scams,
cyberstalking, and identity theft. She offers useful tips and techniques
and points to the laws, organizations, and Web sites that support victims
and help them fight back. The book's Web site (http://www.netcrimes.net)
provides readers with a regularly updated linked directory of important
ITI has published Web of Deception: Misinformation on the Internet,
edited by Anne P. Mintz with a foreword by Steve Forbes.
The book looks at the many ways in which intentionally misleading or
erroneous information on the Web can wreak havoc on the health, privacy,
investments, purchases, business decisions, and legal affairs of online
users. Mintz—director of knowledge management at Forbes, Inc.—brought together
10 information experts to illuminate the issues and help readers recognize
and deal with a flood of deception and misinformation in numerous fields
and subject areas.
ITI has announced the publication of The Bowker Annual Library and
Book Trade Almanac 2002, 47th edition. Formerly published by R.R. Bowker
and acquired by ITI last year, the almanac compiles a wealth of reports,
statistical data, and insights into today's rapidly changing worlds of
librarianship and publishing.
Completely updated each year, The Bowker Annual is an extensive
compilation of reports on the activities of federal and national libraries
and library and publishing organizations, reports on research, lists of
bestsellers and other notable books and electronic media, literary award
winners, valuable contact information, and much more.
ITI has announced the publication of American Library Directory
20022003, a resource that provides access to comparative data,
additional resources, and sales prospects for the entire U.S. and Canadian
Containing full profiles on public, academic, government, and special
libraries, this totally updated 55th edition is organized by state and
city. Each profile includes everything from the official library name,
address, and key personnel, to expenditures, budgets, collections, and
special services. Also available on CD-ROM, American Library Directory
the ideal guide for libraries, networks, agencies, and other establishments,
according to the announcement.
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