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VOLUME 27 • NUMBER 11 • December 2010
Information Today
The Newspaper for Users and Producers of Electronic Information Services
 
NEWS BRIEFS

Springer to Publish Chinese Meteorology Journal

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Wiley-Blackwell Adds Two Journals to Collection

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Credo Platform Offers Collection From Berg Publishers

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XING Goes Mobile

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In Memoriam: Maurice Line

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NewsMakers Page 21
FEATURES

Publishers Get Bullish on Ebooks in Context
Experts from key publishers share their perspectives on the burgeoning ebook market.
Text and photos by Dick Kaser

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Ebooks: Advice From the Educational Front Page 48

Keeping Up With Corporate Buzz
Big business is taking a cue from consumer-driven collaboration tools.
by Barbara Brynko

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Hindawi Publishing: A Working OA Model
Open access, which is proving to be a successful business model for one publisher, is still generating controversy in the industry.
by Nancy Davis Kho

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VIVO: A Year of Innovation

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DEPARTMENTS
Up Front With Barbara Quint
Solid Scholarship, Now or Never
bq discusses steps to get the struggling scholarly publishing industry on its feet.
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Letter from the Editor Page 14

Editorial
Déjà Vu and Et Cetera
by Dick Kaser

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IT Spotlight
Sophia Helps Users Overcome Challenges Related to Content Discovery and Recovery
Marji McClure profiles a company with a new spin on search.

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International Report
The World in 2010
Our global correspondent discusses efforts to digitize the Dead Sea Scrolls, a boost in mobile use, and budget tightening for public libraries around the globe.
by Jim Ashling

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People Line & the Executive Profile

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COLUMNS

Intellectual Property
Pay-Per and the Copyright Compliance Paradigm
K. Matthew Dames examines the impact that the Georgia State University case will have on copyright.

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Focus on Publishing
Open Access Week 2010
Robin Peek salutes the most recent developments in open access.

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Internet Waves
More Text, Less Talk
Shirley Duglin Kennedy contemplates why young people prefer texting to talking.

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Legal Issues
Concerns Linger About Final ACTA
George H. Pike points out some final roadblocks in signing the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement.

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Redefining Search
Connectors: The Next Search Battleground
Stephen E. Arnold explores the potential problems with big data flows and flawed connectors.

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Database Review
‘World’s Best Countries’ and Other Score Cards
Mick O’Leary charts the U.S. foothold on the scale of multinational rankings.

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CONFERENCE CIRCUIT

Conference Circuit
OA and Digital Publishing Highlight Winter Lineup
Donald T. Hawkins provides a sneak preview of the industry’s upcoming conferences.

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Information Today, Inc.’s Conference Dates

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Report From the Field
2010 RSuite User Conference: Turning Up the Volume

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Report From the Field
NFAIS Workshop: Leveraging Content for Better Discovery
Text and photos by Donald T. Hawkins

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Report From the Field
Online’s Past, Present, and Future: The View From South Africa
Text and photos by Marydee Ojala

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Report From the Field
MarkLogic’s Digital Publishing Summit: Is the Web Dead?
by Theresa Cramer

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Conferences Around the World Page 27
NEWS
NewsBytes Page 3

NewsBreak Update
Platform Relaunches, Discovery Interfaces, and Mobile
by Paula J. Hane

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NewsMakers Page 21

Product News & Reviews
39 - EchoSign: Where Social Networking Meets the Enterprise
40 - RIM, Verizon Edge Into Tablet Market
41 - MarkLogic: Bringing 4.2 to Market
42 - ForNova: Visualizing Web Aggregation
43 - SDL BeGlobal: Easy Translation

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COVER NOTES

Book Review
24/7 Library Instruction
Web-Based Instruction: A Guide for Libraries (third edition)
by Susan Sharpless Smith
reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory

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Words at Work

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Book Review
Open Source and the Democratic Process
Peer Participation and Software: What Mozilla Has to Teach Government

by David R. Booth

reviewed by Richard Poynder

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The ITI Chronicles
The Road Yet Followed
Lauree Padgett traces the history of ITI as the company celebrates its 30th anniversary.

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ITI Chronicles Timeline

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LINK-UP@HOME

Coupon Sites Let You Print and Save
by Thomas Pack

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CyberSports
Pay Close Attention if This Makes Sense
by David King

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