Searcher
VOLUME 10, NUMBER 4 APRIL 2002
Searcher
The Magazine for Database Professionals
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FEATURES
Books in the Web Library
Want to expand your literary collection? Nick Tomaiuolo shows you where (and how) to find the best selections of electronic books.
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Mapping the Information Landscape [Full Text]
Do you have mental maps? Marylaine Block tells you why such tools are important, using her maps as a guide to help you design or expand yours.
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Working Virtually
Tired of the commute, long hours in a closed-in office cubby hole, and generic coffee? Maybe it's time to start working at home. Marsha Fulton's article outlines what employees and employers need to consider before taking the work-at-home plunge.
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Thinking About Reference Linking [Full Text]
Is seamless linking to full-text articles from abstracted and indexed bibliographic information or article reference lists just wishful thinking? Jill Grogg explores ways to avoid the technical glitches and organizational concerns associated with reference linking.
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COLUMNS
Searcher's Voice [Full Text]
How does a telephone survey connect to online searching? Read bq's column and it will all be crystal clear and that's no lie!
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Web Wise Ways
Amelia Kassel offers succinct advice on how to locate hard-to-find public company data.
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Internet Express
If you have school-aged kids, they have homework. Find out what Web sites can help when it's not your area of expertise.
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Tools of the Trade
Want to get rid of cookies, spyware, pop-ups, and spam? Dave Rensberger offers a bevy of software solutions to expunge unwanted e-mail and privacy invasions.
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The Sidebar [Full Text]
While once the enemy of librarians, Carol Ebbinghouse reports that library outsourcing is getting a better reputation these days.
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Leading Libraries
Doris Helfer profiles the Baker Library at the Harvard Business School and how it has taken the lead in academic librarian entrepreneurship.
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Webmastery
Gary Price interviews Peter Scott, a long-time information professional who is often on the cutting edge of technology.
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DEPARTMENTS
Contacts
Find the postal and electronic addresses, phone and fax numbers for all the companies, products, and people mentioned in this issue.
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