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VOLUME 26 • NUMBER 4 • April 2009
Information Today
The Newspaper for Users and Producers of Electronic Information Services
Featuring:
NEWS BRIEFS
OCLC Members Council Goes Virtual, OAIster Joins WorldCat Full Text $ Page 3
Hindawi Sets Monthly Manuscript Submission Record Full Text $ Page 3
ACS Website Wins PROSE Award Full Text $ Page 3
ALA Takes On House Copyright Bill Full Text $ Page 3
In Memoriam: Robert S. Taylor Full Text $ Page 8
NewsMakers Full Text $ Page 23
FEATURES
Turning a New Page in EbooksClick for full-text HTML version (free) from Information Today, Inc.!
Amazon’s Kindle and Apple’s iPhone and iPod touch are bringing ebooks closer to mainstream adoption.
by Marji McClure
Page 1
Thomas Publishing Takes a Digital Spin  Full Text $
Here’s how one company took its print industrial product directory and moved it entirely online in 2006.
by Bill Greenwood
Page 1
Jumping on the CAD Wagon Full Text $
by Bill Greenwood
Page 44
Securing the Mobile Landscape  Full Text $
As workers use more mobile technology, companies take new measures to protect the data on these devices.
by Phillip Britt
Page 1
Protecting Against Laptop Theft Full Text $ Page 11
Clickability: A New Web Business Platform Full Text $
by Marji McClure 
Page 8
Tax-Time Phishing Scams Out to Lure the Unsuspecting Full Text $
’Tis the tax season, and phishing schemes are trying to snare taxpayers with fake IRS emails.
by Phillip Britt
Page 17
Mimosa: A SharePoint Archive Full Text $
by Barbara Brynko
Page 17
 Springer: Tracking Scientific Research Full Text $
By Barbara Brynko
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COLUMNS

Focus on Publishing
No Stranger Times Than These Full Text $
Robin Peek looks at the impact that the global economic downturn has had on open access.

Page 13

Internet Waves
The Washington Monument Syndrome Full Text $
Shirley Duglin Kennedy extols the true value of libraries.

Page 13

Legal Issues
HIPAA Gets New Privacy Rules Full Text $
George H. Pike examines the economic stimulus bill and its effect on HIPAA.

Page 13

Intellectual Property
Information Business Meets Copyright Policy Full Text $
K. Matthew Dames looks at license contracts and their effects on copyrights.

Page 16

Library Stuff Revisited
Confessions of a Newshound Full Text $
Steven M. Cohen offers sites for news junkies everywhere.

Page 20

Database Review
Hulu: The New Premium Content Model Full Text $
Mick O’Leary presents the reasons for Hulu’s success.

Page 32
DEPARTMENTS

Up Front With Barbara Quint
University Presses: The Next to Go? Full Text $
bq gives university presses good reasons to stay with open access.

Page 7

Editorial
Tweets on an Otherwise Blank Space Full Text $
by Dick Kaser

Page 12

Letter from the Editor Full Text $

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InfoToons Full Text $
by Gib Robbie

Page 12

IT Spotlight
Imprezzeo: Perfecting the Art of Searching for Images Full Text $
Marji McClure highlights one company that is changing the way users search for images.

Page 14

Cool Tools
Box Up Your Files and Move ’Em to the Cloud Full Text $
John Carr offers details on two services that make files accessible on multiple computers.

Page 20

People Line & the Executive Profile Full Text $

Page 21

International Report
Report Examines Costs of OA Publishing Full Text $
Our global correspondent reports on a study of open access models, discusses funding for broadband improvements in Europe, and more.
by Jim Ashling

Page 22

Words at Work Full Text $

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CONFERENCE CIRCUIT

Hot Topics: Intellectual Property, Print, and Ethics Full Text $
Donald T. Hawkins provides a sneak preview of the industry’s upcoming conferences.

Page 24
New Conference Joins ITI’s Spring Meetings Full Text $ Page 25

Information Today, Inc.’s Conference Dates

Page 24

Report From the Field
NFAIS: Greeting the Barbarians at the Gate Full Text $
by Barbara Brynko

Page 25

Report From the Field
The Age of Digital Natives: The Miles Conrad Memorial Lecture
Full Text $
by Donald T. Hawkins

Page 26

Report From the Field
SMX West 2009: Search Players Are Changing Full Text $
Text and photos by Jean Bedord

Page 27

Report From the Field
O’Reilly TOC 2009: Books, Reading, and PublishingClick for full-text HTML version (free) from Information Today, Inc.!

Text and photos by Donald T. Hawkins

Page 27
O’Reilly: Getting Your Share Full Text $
By Donald T. Hawkins
Page 29
Conferences Around the World  Page 31
NEWS

NewsBytes

Page 3

NewsBreak Update
Business Models, ‘Propportunities,’ and Econtent Top the News Full Text $
by Paula J. Hane

Page 7

NewsMakers Full Text $

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Product News & Reviews
33 - Elsevier: Synthesizing With Reaxys Full Text $
34 - Atiz: Scanning One Page at a Time Full Text $
35 - Future Point Systems: New Analytic Views in Starlight Full Text $
36 - InCites: Charting Research Performance Full Text $

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COVER NOTES

Book Review
Designing Library Places for the Younger Crowd Full Text $
Teen Spaces: The Step-by-Step Library Makeover, Second Edition
by Kimberly Bolan
reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory

Page 40

Meet the Editor
The Enterprising Michelle ManafyClick for full-text HTML version (free) from Information Today, Inc.! 
Lauree Padgett takes a look at the editors behind Information Today, Inc.’s many publications.

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LinkUp @ Home
Visit Link-Up Digital for additional Web-only content!

Site Preserves Artifacts From Our Digital Culture Full Text $
by Thomas Pack

Page 38

CyberSports
Road Racing When Snow Blankets the Ground Full Text $
by David King

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