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Volume 19, Issue 4 — April 2002
Information Today
Volume 19, Issue 4 — April 2002
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IT Interview
Not Pleading Poverty[Full Text]
In a recent interview, Elsevier Science chairman Derk Haank discussed his company's acquisition of Harcourt, pricing, and new user-driven initiatives.
by Richard Poynder — Page 1

IT Report from the Field
2002 NFAIS Conference[Full Text]
This meeting focused on content integration and the convergence of knowledge management with the online world.
by Dick Kaser — Page 1

Amid Euphoria for the Future, a Somber Moment[Full Text]
by Dick Kaser — Page 82

IT Interview
Nstein Targets the E-Publishing Industry
Randall Marcinko talks about his company's products and its new focus on delivering e-publishing solutions.
by Paula J. Hane — Page 28

IT Report from the Field
2002 PSP Annual Conference
Though the program may not have been as strong as in recent years, this meeting nonetheless focused primarily on the online customer.
by Ana Arias Terry — 75

Top Management Roundtable
by Ana Arias Terry — 75

NewsEdge Upgrades to Insight 6.0, Spotlights Expertise of Editors[Full Text]
by Marydee Ojala — Page 1

Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Copyright Challenge Case[Full Text]
by George H. Pike — Page 3

ebrary Upgrades ebrarian, Secures Distribution Agreement with Amigos[Full Text]
by Paula J. Hane — Page 7

George Soros Gives $3 Million to New Open Access Initiative[Full Text]
by Richard Poynder — Page 20

New Dialog E-journal Feature Links Database Citations to Full-Text Article Images[Full Text]
by Barbara Quint — Page 50

EBSCO Publishing Offers Full Text Through PubMed's LinkOut[Full Text]
by Jill E. Grogg — Page 54

Google Unveils New Server Appliance[Full Text]
by Richard W. Wiggins — Page 54

DialogPRO Brings Flat-Fee Subscriptions to Low-End Small-Business Market[Full Text]
by Barbara Quint — Page 78
Online Columns & News

Quint’s Online
Tasini Damage-Reporting Decisions[Full Text]
Barbara Quint suggests some important approaches that vendors should take to notify customers about their compliance with Tasini requirements. — Page 8

Database Review
Third-Age Aggregation from
Mick O'Leary reviews this new-style content repackager and describes how its service effectively carries out the company's business model. — Page 19

Legal Issues
What Is Right About a Copyleft?
George H. Pike examines the developing concept of the "copyleft," which allows subsequent users to modify an original creation. — Page 22

Company Announcements
Internet Today
Internet Waves
It's All in a Typical Day's Work
Shirley Kennedy describes a normal workday to explain how her library training comes in useful. — Page 32

Internet Insights
April Fool's Day Follies
Péter Jacsó notes that better fact-checking in print publications could help prevent many database errors.  — Page 34

Internet Announcements

Internet Publishing Today

Focus on Publishing
The Great BOAI Experiment
Robin Peek details reactions to the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI), sponsored by George Soros' Open Society Institute (OSI), and the potential implications for scholarly publishing. — Page 40

Internet Publishing Announcements
Library Systems Today

The Systems Librarian
The Emergence of the Open Archives Initiative
Marshall Breeding takes a look at this recently developed specification and explains why it's on its way to becoming a significant part of the digital library landscape. — Page 46

Library Systems Announcements
  • Calendar — Page 49
  • Book Review

  • Evaluating Networked Information Services: Techniques, Policy, and Issues,
    edited by Charles R. McClure and John Carlo Bertot,, reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory — Page 51
  • People Line — Page 79
Special Advertising Sections
  • Bookshelf — Pages 52-53
  • InfoToday 2002 Conference Preview — Pages 55­74
  • Classified Advertising — Page 80
  • Index to Advertisers
  • Information Today Directory of Services & Sources — Page 81

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