O’Reilly Media: Spreading the Knowledge of Innovation
A proactive approach to information marketing keeps O’Reilly Media on the cutting edge.
by Donald T. Hawkins
Data Theft Continues Strong
Despite warnings to consumers and legislative efforts, identity fraud is still on the rise.
by Phillip Britt
The World of Science on Your Desktop
The WorldWideScience.org portal gives researchers and the public a gateway to global scientific and technical resources.
by Miriam A. Drake
LibraryThing: Cataloging for the (Social) Masses
While book lovers have been busy pooling data on their favorite books, they have also captured more than 16 million works and bonded with each other in the process.
by Jill O’Neill
Case Study: Springer Raises Profile of Reference Works
Here’s how one publisher breathed new life into a once-stodgy reference works program.
by Marji McClure
Searching for People in All the New Social Places
The growing crop of social networking sites offers a bounty of information that’s ripe for harvesting.
by Vanessa Fox
The Top 10 Most Significant Ecommerce Developments
by Scott Koerwer
Up Front with Barbara Quint
Be Careful What You Wish for: User-Generated Content Demands
bq surveys the ongoing urge for self-expression that is reflected in blogs, vlogs, wikis, and Twittering.
Focus on Publishing
Congress Set to Support NIH Mandate
Robin Peek follows the wave of debate surrounding public access policy and the upcoming Senate vote.
The ‘L’ Word
Shirley Duglin Kennedy comments on the fallout from “A Hipper Crowd of Shushers.”
ICANN Reviews Changes in DNS Policy and Legal Issues
George H. Pike takes a look at the current challenges in Internet governance.
Library Stuff Revisited
The Importance of Looking Back
Steven M. Cohen revisits tech tools and their life span on his desktop.
SuccessFactors Continues to Manage Work Force Performance
One company created a single platform to automate the processes of the life cycle of employee-employer relationships.
by Marji McClure
Green Searching—Or Not?
Mick O’Leary tracks down a search engine that’s a gateway to the environmentally rich “Green Web.”
Digitization Announcements Lead the News
by Paula J. Hane
Product News & Reviews
44 - Generate, Inc.: A Savvy Way to Network
47 - MarkLogic: Unlocking Content
by Dick Kaser
How Investing € 1 Billion Could Help Europeans Age Better
Our global correspondent reports on this sizable investment for research into information and communication technologies to improve the lives of older people.
by Jim Ashling
People Line & the Executive Profile
The Fall Conference Season Gets Underway
Donald T. Hawkins provides a sneak preview of the upcoming conferences around the globe.
Report from the Field
The Many Faces of ALA’s 2007 Annual Conference
The depth and scope of this year’s American Library Association conference left attendees in the middle of a “Choose Your Own Conference” environment.
by Marydee Ojala
Library Planning: Working on a Blueprint for Change
Managing Facilities for Results: Optimizing Space for Services
by Cheryl Bryan for the Public Library Association
reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory
In Other Words
Tools for All Reasons
A look inside Information Today, Inc.’s other publications.
by Lauree Padgett
Web Offers Advice for Home Buyers and Sellers
by Thomas Pack
A Billion-Dollar Stadium Awaits the Yankees
by David King