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VOLUME 23 NUMBER 1 January 2006
Information Today
The Newspaper for Users and Producers of Electronic Information Services
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FEATURES
A Perspective on Google Book Search
Viewpoint: Google offers its side of the story about Google Book Search: It’s not only designed to help users find Web pages, it’s working with authors, publishers, and librarians to offer vast
knowledge within books.
by Tom Turvey
Page 1
To Have and to Hold
Viewpoint: The Association of American Publishers offers its stand on the Google Book Search debate.
Page 25
What’s Next: Protecting Data
With the effects of data breaches, phishing, and identity theft in 2005 still being felt, our panel of technology and legal experts share their views of developments on the horizon.
by Phillip Britt
Page 1
2006: The State of the Industry
How did we do in 2005? And what challenges await us in 2006? We asked our team of experts about the state of the industry from their vantage point.
Page 1
Publishing Made Easy Page 15
Looking into The Google Legacy
Stephen Arnold—noted consultant, author, and lecturer—released an online book that unearths details about the Mountain View, Calif., enterprise.
by Paula Hane
Page 46
Survey: Government Struggles with Data Breaches
Companies collecting consumer information aren’t the only ones trying to protect data; the government is struggling too.
by Phillip Britt
Page 48
And the Winner Is Page 49
Information Today’s 2006 People’s Choice Awards Page 54
COLUMNS & NEWS

NewsBytes

Page 3

Up Front with Barbara Quint
Semiprivate Virtual Libraries: A Coming Thing?
bq asks the quintessential question: What do you have in your digital locker?

Page 7

NewsBreak Update
The Latest on Libraries, Search Engines, and More
by Paula J. Hane

Page 7

Focus on Publishing
Google Base Mayhem
Robin Peek takes a closer look at the latest Google product designed “to organize the world’s information and make it universally useful and accessible.”

Page 17

Internet Waves
The Digital Divide and Me
Shirley Duglin Kennedy sees the line between us and them when it comes to time, technology, and the quest for RSS feeds and Weblogs.

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Legal Issues
Global Reach of Anti-Terrorism Laws
George Pike traces the range of policies, laws, and controversies surrounding national security and civil rights in the U.S. and beyond.

Page 17
NewsMakers Page 32

Database Review
SSRN Defies Publishing Status Quo
Mick O’Leary explores the world of scholarly journal publishing and Social Science Research Network.

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DEPARTMENTS 

Call Me Unreachable
by Dick Kaser

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Letter to the Editor Page 16
InfoToons
by Gib Robbie
Page 16
International Report
Pan-European Cooperation

The European Library launched its revamped Web site with a range of search capabilities from 12 national libraries as well as a look at digital objects where available.
by Jim Ashling
Page 22
People Line & the Executive Profile Page 33
Product News & Reviews Page 35
Scenes from U.K.’s Past Page 36
CryptoMetrics: Security at Your Fingertips
by Cassie Johnson
Page 37
Ovid Lingua: Delivering Content in Multiple Languages
by Cassie Johnson
Page 38
RealRead Lets Users Flip Pages Page 40
Retracing Steps in Time Page 40
CONFERENCE CIRCUIT 
Shivering Through January
Donald T. Hawkins provides a sneak preview of the upcoming conferences around the globe. 
Page 26
Observations from Online Information 2005
ITI’s Nancy Garman and Donald T. Hawkins offer a few insights into the industry buzz in London.
Page 27
Conference Calendar Page 28
Cover Notes
Book Review
Fostering a Spirit of Collaboration
Libraries Beyond Their Institutions: Partnerships That Work
edited by William Miller and Rita M. Pellen
reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory
Page 42
In Other Words
Anchors Away
A look inside Information Today, Inc.’s other publications
by Lauree Padgett
Page 42
LinkUp @ Home 
Visit Link-Up Digital for additional Web-only content!

Searching the Full Text of Books
by Reid Goldsborough

Page 29

Get Organized
by Thomas Pack

Page 29

CyberSports
It’s All a Big Gamble
by David King

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