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VOLUME 27 • NUMBER 4 • April 2010
Information Today
The Newspaper for Users and Producers of Electronic Information Services

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Ingram Contributes to Chinese Consortium Full Text $ Page 3
EBSCO Announces Collaboration, Partnerships Full Text $ Page 3
BISG, NISO to Co-Host ALA Standards Forum Full Text $ Page 6
Microsoft, Amazon Reach Patent Agreement Full Text $ Page 6
Springer Brings Open Choice to Hong Kong Full Text $ Page 9
NewsMakers Page 23

Interview With David Ferriero
A New Mission for the Librarian Archivist at NARA Full Text $
In the first of two installments, David Ferriero, the first librarian to head the National Archives and Records Administration, explores some of the challenges in managing the nation’s recorded history.
by Miriam A. Drake

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Tech Companies Grow Ever Greener Full Text $
The information industry’s movers and shakers have taken up the fight for the environment in a variety of ways and for a variety of reasons.
by Michael Baumann
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EBSCO Publishing’s Green Team Page 44
HaraBara: The Environmental Perception Clearinghouse Full Text $ Page 45
Turning the Page on E-Readers Full Text $
The Kindle and nook have had an impact on the marketplace, but there’s more ahead in the evolution of a potentially paradigm-shifting device.
by Kurt Schiller
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The Evolution of Ebookstores Full Text $ Page 46
Aptara Survey Polls Publishers on Ebooks Full Text $ Page 47
VIVO: What’s Driving the DataFull Text $
by Barbara Brynko
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Pew Internet: Highlights of the Digital Domain Full Text $
by Michael Baumann
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Google Taking Leave of China Full Text $
by Kurt Schiller
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NewsBreak Update
New Digital Learning Devices and a Publishing War Lead the News
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by Paula J. Hane

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Product News & Reviews
39 - Mobile Networks Plan on Opening Apps Store
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40 - FCC Advocates Faster Broadband Speeds
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41 - Gilbane Boosts Outsell’s Reach 
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Focus on Publishing
The New Ethos of Publishing 
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Robin Peek looks at the culture of Google and how it is changing the rules of the digital publishing world.

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Internet Waves
Lists and More Lists 
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Shirley Duglin Kennedy puts together 30 of her pros and cons about Twitter, Facebook, and the iPhone.

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Legal Issues
Google Books Unsettled
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George H. Pike examines the latest developments in the information industry’s biggest legal battle.

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Intellectual Property
Educational Use in the Digital Age 
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K. Matthew Dames tackles the controversial aspects of academic use of copyrighted material.

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Library Stuff Revisited
A Few of My Favorite Tools 
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Steven M. Cohen celebrates the arrival of extensions to Google Chrome by listing a few of his favorites.

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Insider’s Perspective
Market Intelligence Is Now More Socially Engaged
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Hans Hedin, the Global Intelligence Alliance’s vice president of business development, identifies the potential—and a few perils—of corporate social networking.

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Database Review
DeepDyve Needs to Come Up for Air 
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Mick O’Leary plunges into the deep web and emerges with an online rental service for STM research.

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Information Today, Inc.’s Conference Dates

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Spring Meetings Share Diverse Forums Full Text $
Donald T. Hawkins provides a sneak preview of the industry’s upcoming conferences.

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Report From the Field
Getting a Grip on E-Resources
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by Dan Tonkery

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Report From the Field
TOC Conference Explores the Changing Publishing Industry
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Text and photos by Donald T. Hawkins

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Report From the Field
OnCopyright 2010: The Collision of Ideas
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by Barbara Brynko

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Report From the Field
2010 NFAIS: Redefining the Value of Information
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by Barbara Brynko

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Shifting the Boundaries of Academic Libraries: The Miles Conrad Memorial Lecture Full Text $
by Donald T. Hawkins

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Conferences Around the World Page 31

Up Front With Barbara Quint
The Perfect Ebook 
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bq examines how the idea of a “perfect” ebook could undermine Amazon’s online bookstore dominance.

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By All MeansFull Text $
by Dick Kaser 

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Letter from the Editor Full Text $  

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People Line & the Executive Profile Full Text $

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International Report
An ARROW Targets Orphan Works 
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Our global correspondent looks into Europe’s different take on orphan works and the WHO’s exercise program.
by Jim Ashling

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Book Review
Location, Location, Location
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Moving Your Library: Getting the Collection From Here to There
by Steven Carl Fortriede
reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory

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Words at Work

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The ITI Chronicles
Capitol Gains
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Lauree Padgett traces the history of ITI as the company celebrates its 30th anniversary.

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by Thomas Pack

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Yep, Consider College Fishing a Sport
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by David King 

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