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VOLUME 25 • NUMBER 6 • June 2008
Information Today
The Newspaper for Users and Producers of Electronic Information Services
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NEWS BRIEFS
Thomson Reuters Announces Top Researchers and Papers Full Text $ Page 3
StrategyEye to Provide Feeds to BNET Industries Full Text $ Page 3
Malawi Library Leader Wins CILIP’s International Award Full Text $ Page 3
WhiteSmoke Survey: Technology Hurts Spelling Full Text $ Page 4
New AP Program to Deliver News to Smartphones Full Text $ Page 4
NewsMakers Full Text $ Page 29
FEATURES

Putting Academic Fair Use to the TestClick here for FREE full-text version. Full Text $
As publishers sue Georgia State University, the legal system grapples with the balance of copyright and fair use in the academic arena.
by George H. Pike

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I Want My Net TV! Full Text $
Bite-sized media clips now captivate audiences from desktop to mobile device. What’s next?
by John Carr

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Dow Jones Acquires GenerateFull Text $
Generate’s patented extraction-and-aggregation technology now becomes part of Dow Jones’ Enterprise Media Group.
by Phillip Britt

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Tips on Cell Phone SafetyFull Text $
by Bill Greenwood

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And the 2008 CODiE Winners Are … Full Text $

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Words at Work
Try out any of these timely corporate buzzwords.

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Web 2.0
Google: Designing a User-Generated Encyclopedia Full Text $
Industry experts and academics examine Knol, now in its closed test phase.
by Michael Cornnell

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Technology Turns a Brighter Shade of GreenFull Text $
by Bill Greenwood

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Retrospective: 25 Years Ago in Information TodayFull Text $
Take a trip down memory lane to the early issues of IT.

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COLUMNS

Up Front With Barbara Quint
Tough Times AheadFull Text $
bq offers some insights into the belt-tightening times and the library market.

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Library Stuff Revisited
Top Tools for the TwittersphereFull Text $
Steven M. Cohen explores the world of Tweets and Twitter.

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Focus on Publishing
SPARC Europe Seal Clarifies Legal Rights on OA JournalsFull Text $
Robin Peek explores the rationale for standardization across the open access platform.

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Internet Waves
Disruptive TechnologiesFull Text $
Shirley Duglin Kennedy weighs in on social responsibilities for portable wireless devices.

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Legal Issues
Data Breaches Top the Agenda at RSA ConferenceFull Text $
George H. Pike offers updates on hacking, theft, and fraud.

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Intellectual Property
Turn You In: Scholarly Ethics in a Culture of Suspicion Full Text $
K. Matthew Dames examines the role of software as a watchdog for academic plagiarism.

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Insider’s Perspective
Web Search Is Heading for a Cambrian EventFull Text $
Guest columnist Scott Germaise offers his insights into the search engine ecosystem.

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Cool Tools
Digging Digsby and Tweeting LocallyFull Text $
In this new column, John Carr examines technology that could be the next “it” site.

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IT Spotlight
Xenu’s Link Sleuth Strives to Find Broken Links Before Site Visitors DoFull Text $
Here’s how one company keeps site links up-to-date.
by Marji McClure

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Database Review
Smart Search Engines Find Best FactsFull Text $
Mick O’Leary focuses on two cutting-edge search technologies.

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NEWS

NewsBytes

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NewsBreak Update
Reports on Libraries, Cloud Computing, and Better Mapping ToolsFull Text $
by Paula J. Hane

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NewsFlash

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MySpace, Facebook, Google Integrate Data PortabilityFull Text $
by Bill Greenwood

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NewsMakers

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Product News & Reviews
42 - MuseGlobal and Adhere Solutions Debut the All Access ConnectorFull Text $
42 - LockedEnvelope: The Alarm for EmailFull Text $
43 - BroadSoft: Building on InnovationFull Text $
44 - Old Bailey Proceedings Boosts Records Online Full Text $

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CONFERENCE CIRCUIT 

Conference Circuit
Summer Sessions Appeal to Special Library InterestsFull Text $
Donald T. Hawkins provides a sneak preview of the upcoming conferences around the globe.

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Information Today, Inc.’s Conference DatesFull Text $

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Report From the Field
Hot Topics in Search: XML, Visualization, and Federated/Enterprise SearchFull Text $
Infonortics’ 13th Search Engine Meeting rolls out collective insight into content discovery.
Text and photos by Donald T. Hawkins

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Report From the Field
OnCopyright 2008: A Step in the Right DirectionFull Text $
Industry experts offer insights into copyright infringements during CCC’s symposium.

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Report From the Field
SIIA NetGain: A Mashup of Content and SoftwareFull Text $
The Software Information Industry Association gives its content and software divisions time to converge.

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Report From the Field
The Bloomsbury Conference: EUSIDIC and CLSIG Meet in LondonFull Text $
Attendees focus on the next generation of information users and their search skills.
Text and photos by Marydee Ojala

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Conferences Around the World Full Text $ Page 36
DEPARTMENTS

Editorial
Just GoFull Text $
by Dick Kaser

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Letter from the EditorFull Text $ Page 18
InfoToonsFull Text $
by Gib Robbie
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International Report
Global Partnerships Boost Visibility of Digitized Scientific Papers OnlineFull Text $
Our international correspondent takes a closer look at new online preservation efforts.
by Jim Ashling

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People Line & the Executive ProfileFull Text $

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

Adobe Offers a Digital Darkroom on the WebFull Text $
by Thomas Pack

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CyberSports
California Dreamin’ … Of a New Football StadiumFull Text $
by David King

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COVER NOTES

Book Review
Planning: How to Make the Process Short and SweetFull Text $
Strategic Planning for Results
by Sandra Nelson
reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory

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In Other Words
Chats, Stats, and HitsFull Text $
A look inside Information Today, Inc.’s other publications
by Lauree Padgett

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