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VOLUME 15 • NUMBER 4 • April 2007
Searcher
The Magazine for Database Professionals

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ChaCha, Yahoo!, and Amazon
New Answer Services Emerge

Nancy O’Neill pits a new answer service, ChaCha, which promises real-time results from human beings, against two of its rivals and her own searching skills to see if it helps searchers trip the light fantastic or just trips them up.

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Google Book Search Libraries and Their Digital Copies
What Now?
Jill Grogg and Beth Ashmore ask representatives from Google Book Search Library Project libraries, from coast to coast and sea to sea, how the libraries will utilize their copies of the project’s digitized books and how the fair use issue, with lawsuits in litigation, might impact both the partners and Google itself.

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Click here for a collection of links mentioned in this article. Behind a Bamboo Fence?
Evaluating Sources of Japanese Company Information
Tom Lister, who frequently uses Japanese-language resources for client projects, checks to see what’s really available to information professionals and what sources you need to dig down below the surface information.

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Click here for a collection of links mentioned in this article. Searcher Goes to CES 2007
Like a kid in a candy store, Richard Oppenheim, eyes a-goggle, walks the aisles at the 2007 Consumer Electronics Show to see what’s of interest to Searcher readers and anyone who loves the promise and potential of new electronic gadgets.

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Click here for a collection of links mentioned in this article.Publishing Trends
Self-Publishing and the Book Trade, Part 2: Distribution

In Part 2 of her look at self-publishing and the book trade, Paula Berinstein tells how to use intermediaries to get into wholesalers, bookstores, OCLC WorldCat, and even Google Book Search.

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Click here for a collection of links mentioned in this article.Internet Express
The Silver Tsunami: Retirement Resources on the Web

Retirement presents a new set of challenges, from staying healthy to staying out of the red, and Irene McDermott offers a plethora of Web sources to help you plan for this phase of your life.

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