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VOLUME 24 NUMBER 5 May 2007
Information Today
The Newspaper for Users and Producers of Electronic Information Services
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NEWS BRIEFS
Price Hikes Expected for .com, .net Click here for full-text options Page 3
LexisNexis Risk & Information Analytics Group Introduces Sexual Predator Solution Click here for full-text options Page 3
Google Teams Up with African Organizations for Communications Apps Click here for full-text options Page 3
Exhibition Sector Gained 4.8 Percent in 2006 Click here for full-text options Page 4
In Memoriam: John Backus Click here for full-text options Page 23
NewsMakersClick here for full-text options Page 25
FEATURES

Copyright: Viacom’s $1 Billion Claim Against YouTubeClick here for full-text options
Is copyright infringement the name of the game in this latest case to hit the U.S. court?
by David Mirchin

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LexisNexis: Labs Enhance E-DiscoveryClick here for full-text options
Technology digs deeper into forensics in the fight to find relevant electronic files.
by Marji McClure

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BioMed Central Opens Doors for Physics CommunityClick here for full-text options
PhysMath Central, an independent OA publishing platform for physics, math, and computer science operated by BioMed Central, launches new online journals.
by Barbara Brynko

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M&A: A Cymfony for TNS Media IntelligenceClick here for full-text options
Here’s an insider’s look at one deal that reflected the growing influence of brand monitoring across traditional and nontraditional media sources.
by Phillip Britt

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Law Enforcement Turns to Face-Recognition TechnologyClick here for full-text options
Digital images of people’s facial structures are being used—and saved in a database—more than we may realize in a variety of face-recognition biometrics systems all around us.
by Darryl McAllister

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Behind the LensClick here for full-text options
by Barbara Brynko

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COLUMNS & NEWS

NewsBytes

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Up Front with Barbara Quint
Press: The Blog ButtonsClick here for full-text options
bq looks at bloggers, embargoes, and journalistic ethics.

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NewsBreak Update
Becoming More Open, Socially Networked, and InvolvedClick here for full-text options
by Paula J. Hane

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Focus on Publishing
HTML: It’s BackClick here for full-text options
Robin Peek explains the shifting intricacies of Internet and Web standards.

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Internet Waves
The Time/Space Continuum: You Are HereClick here for full-text options

Shirley Duglin Kennedy offers insight into the new generation of library professionals.

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Legal Issues
The PATRIOT Act IlluminatedClick here for full-text options
George H. Pike returns to Section 215 and National Security Letters after recent reports criticize FBI practices and procedures.

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Intellectual Property
Copyright Clashes on CampusClick here for full-text options
K. Matthew Dames explores the battle between copyright holders and college students.

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Library Stuff Revisited
I Twittered, Then I ‘Tumbld’ …Click here for full-text options
Steven M. Cohen shares his experiences with the latest technology trends.

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Insider’s Perspective
What If Next-Generation BI Was Already Here?Click here for full-text options
In our column by information technology experts, Anthony Deighton, vice president of marketing for QlikTech, sees a new approach to deploying business intelligence quickly and efficiently.

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Database Review
Upgrade Upgrades Amazon Ebook ProgramClick here for full-text options
Mick O’Leary applauds Amazon’s move to richer access that’s comparable to other fee-based ebook subscription services.

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DEPARTMENTS 

Downsizing the InboxClick here for full-text options
by Dick Kaser

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Letter to the EditorClick here for full-text options
A Second Look at Second Life
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InfoToonsClick here for full-text options
by Gib Robbie
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Interview with Lynne Brindley
The Incredible Digital JourneyClick here for full-text options

The chief executive of The British Library talks about her work and what the future holds.
by Donald T. Hawkins

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International Report
Collaboration Abounds for U.K. Research LiteratureClick here for full-text options
Our global correspondent reports on public policy in scholarly communications, and more.
by Jim Ashling

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People Line & the Executive ProfileClick here for full-text options

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Product News & Reviews
44 - Moonwalk Steps into the U.S. MarketClick here for full-text options
46 - Unisfair: A Virtual Business WorldClick here for full-text options
47 - Nexsan: Archiving Options for Small BusinessClick here for full-text options

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CONFERENCE CIRCUIT 

Spring Has SprungClick here for full-text options
Donald T. Hawkins provides a sneak preview of the upcoming conferences around the globe.

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SIIA Content Forum 2007Click here for full-text options
Social networking, mashups, and user-generated content give attendees plenty to discuss at the San Francisco conference.
by Barbara Brynko

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CODiE Award Winners 2007Click here for full-text options

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SIIA Supports Fight Against Software Piracy with Leadership Award

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Transforming Research CommunicationClick here for full-text options
ALPSP International Scholarly Communications Conference
Text and photo by Jim Ashling

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Conference Calendar Page 30
Cover Notes

Book Review
Librarians: Staying Ahead of the Learning CurveClick here for full-text options
Out Front with Stephen Abram: A Guide for Information Leaders
Compiled by Judith A. Siess and Jonathan Lorig
reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory

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In Other Words
Share Where?Click here for full-text options
A look inside Information Today, Inc.’s other publications
by Lauree Padgett
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LinkUp @ Home 
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Can a Wiki Help You Master Almost Anything?Click here for full-text options
by Thomas Pack

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CyberSports
And the Gold Glove Awards Go To …Click here for full-text options
by David King

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