Information Today
Volume 18, Issue 9 — October 2001
Information Today
Volume 18, Issue 9 — October 2001
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IT Commentary
911: A Summons to the Information Community[Full Text]
by Dick Kaser — Page 1

IT Feature
The Open Source Movement[Full Text]
This software offers an alternative to proprietary versions and is being adopted by a growing number of librarians and information professionals.
by Richard Poynder — Page 1

IT NewsBreak Feature
ebrary Announces Partnership with McGraw-Hill Primis Custom Publishing[Full Text]
by Paula J. Hane — Page 60

Reed Elsevier Sells Bowker to CSA, ITI[Full Text]
by Paula J. Hane — Page 1

Information Professionals Respond Following Terrorist Attacks[Full Text]
by Paula J. Hane — Page 3

CAS Announces New Features and Improvements at Recent ACS Meeting[Full Text]
by Robert E. Buntrock — Page 22

BioMed Central Launches 12 New Author-Initiated Research E-Journals[Full Text]
by Barbara Quint — Page 24

Teoma—A New Contender Targets Google[Full Text]
by Richard W. Wiggins — Page 28

Information Science Abstracts Now Enhanced on Dialog and SilverPlatter[Full Text]
by Paula J. Hane — Page 32

Online Columns & News

Quint’s Online
The Market for Virtue in the Virtual
Barbara Quint proposes ways to ensure the reliability and quality of Web sites, products, and services. — Page 8

Hiring Line
How to Recession-Proof Your Career[Full Text]
Richard Ream discusses the current unpredictability of the corporate world and lists ways to prepare for and cope with a possible job loss. — Page 14

Database Review
Factiva Builds an Integration Paradigm
Mick O'Leary describes how this Dow Jones/Reuters venture proposes to put external premium content on an equal footing with internal information. — Page 16

Legal Issues
Understanding and Surviving Tasini[Full Text]
George H. Pike explains what the Supreme Court did and did not say in its ruling on the Tasini case and gives his short-term and long-term assessments of its impact on the industry, authors, and librarians. — Page 18

Company Announcements

Internet Today
Internet Insights
The Reasons Behind Bowker's Sale
Péter Jacsó discusses the mistakes he says led to the company's decline and eventual sale by Reed Elsevier. — Page 36

Bowker Responds
Bowker executive vice president and general manager Michael Cairns addresses Péter Jacsó's Internet Insights column. — Page 38

Internet Waves
Forget Surfing, Let's Go Fishing!
Shirley Kennedy claims that acceptance of the Internet as an information utility has led to less idle browsing and more purposed use. — Page 42

Internet Announcements

Internet Publishing Today
Focus on Publishing
Life After the Web Folly
Robin Peek examines the Web landscape after the recent plunge in fortunes, and notes that Web publishing now knows what traditional publishing always knew: This is a tough and competitive business. — Page 46

IT NewsBreak
ingenta Institute to Report Research Study Results[Full Text]
by Paula J. Hane— Page 47

Internet Publishing Announcements

Library Systems Today

The Systems Librarian
IntelliMagic to Deliver Competitive Intelligence[Full Text]
Marshall Breeding reports on Inmagic's brand-new product, which provides a set of tools for discovering, acquiring, managing, and disseminating competitive intelligence information. — Page 52

Library Systems Announcements
  • Calendar — Page 57
  • Book Review

  • Caught in a Web: Intellectual Property in Cyberspace,
    edited by Richard Poynder, reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory — Page 62
  • People Line — Page 61
Special Advertising Sections
  • Online Directory of Services & Sources — Page 33
  • Internet Directory of Services & Sources — Page 43
  • Library Systems Directory of Services & Sources — Page 55
  • Bookshelf — Pages 58-59
  • Internet Librarian 2001 Conference Preview  — Pages 63-66
  • Classified Advertising — Page 68
  • CD/DVD Directory of Services & Sources — Page 69
  • Index to Advertisers
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