Information Today
Volume 19, Issue 11 December 2002
Information Today
Volume 19, Issue 11 December 2002
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IT Feature
Iraqi Weapons of Mass Instruction?
The U.N.'s information embargo against Iraq has led some to wonder whether it is achieving its goals.
by Sjoerd Vogt Page 1 

Poynder on Point
A True Market Failure[Full Text]
In a recent interview, Mark McCabe, a former economist with the U.S. Department of Justice, talked about his model for assessing problems in the STM publishing industry.
by Richard Poynder Page 1 

IT Feature
The Library of Alexandria Reopens[Full Text]
With much fanfare, this new version of the ancient institution was recently dedicated.
by Roger Bilboul Page 26 

IT Report from the Field
The World's Largest Book Fair[Full Text]
A 1-day exploration of the Frankfurt Book Fair provided a small but representative example of what the event has to offer.
by Jim Ashling Page 50
 
NewsBreaks

ProQuest Co. Announces Management Shake-Up[Full Text]
by Paula J. Hane Page 1 

eLibrary Articles Now Included in Inktomi Search Results[Full Text]
by Paula J. Hane Page 3 

Thomson Derwent Announces Derwent Web of Software[Full Text]
by Nancy Lambert Page 18 

H.W. Wilson Launches Major Upgrade of WilsonWeb[Full Text]
by Barbara Quint Page 24 

Kluwer Academic Publishers Sold to Venture Capitalists[Full Text]
by Richard Poynder Page 25 

iPhrase Technologies Enhances One Step Search Platform[Full Text]
by Paula J. Hane Page 27
 
Online Columns & News

Quint's Online
Bye! (Sigh ...) The End of an Era[Full Text]
Barbara Quint looks at information industry developments in the 10 years since she started writing this column. Page

Database Review
Dialog/Gale Synergy Eludes ReferenceLink
Mick O'Leary describes how the two companies missed an opportunity to effectively combine their strengths in this library product. Page 12 

Legal Issues
History Repeated with the USA PATRIOT Act
George H. Pike discusses the three specific areas of the USA PATRIOT Act that have come under scrutiny by librarians and information professionals. Page 19 

Hiring Line
A Wild Roller Coaster Ride[Full Text]
Richard Ream describes various methods of enhancing your job search in a sluggish economy. Page 22 

Company Announcements

Internet Today

Internet Insights
The Digital Object Identifier
Péter Jacsó points out that this method of identifying a document could be the strongest link. Page 30 

Internet Announcements

Internet Publishing Today

Focus on Publishing
The Internet's Role on Campus
Robin Peek reports on two studies that reveal changes in Web usage among faculty and students. Page 36 

Internet Publishing Announcements

Library Systems Today

The Systems Librarian
Monitoring the Use of Your Web Site
Marshall Breeding explains how to get information about the effectiveness of your Web site by analyzing server logs and patron data. Page 40 

Library Systems Announcements

Link-Up: At Home

Install PDA Sommelier on Your PDA
by J. A. Hitchcock Page 43 

Lefties Shop Online
by Judith M. Levinton Page 43 

Unusual Reference Sources
by Thomas Pack Page 43 

Personal & Professional Development Page 44 

Personal Computing
by Reid Goldsborough Page 46

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Departments

Letters to the Editor[Full Text] Page 42 

InfoToons 
by Gib Robbie Page 48 

Calendar Page 49 

Book Review
Cultivating Communities of Practice: A Guide to Managing Knowledge
by Etienne Wenger, Richard McDermott, and William M. Snyder, reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory Page 51 

People Line Page 55 

Bookshelf Pages 52­53 

Information Today Directory of Services & Sources
Online Internet CD/DVD Library Systems Pages 57 

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