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VOLUME 12 • NUMBER 2 • February 2004 
Searcher
The Magazine for Database Professionals

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Has the "Open Access" movement got your goat? Will it end up putting librarians out to pasture? In this month's column, bq shepherds readers through this issue and more.
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FEATURES

I Cover the Waterfront ... And the Internet Librarian 2003 Conference
Who better to cover IL 2003 than Searcher's own "Internet Express" columnist Irene McDermott? If you missed this event, and even if you didn't, you'll want to get Irene's slant on a prime theme of the conference—search—in all its many formats.

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Lights! Camera! Action!
Motion Picture and Video Databases

If you need "reel" information, David Mattison can direct you to a five-star selection of commercial footage services and public catalogs of moving image collections within the domain of nonfiction film, including historical image databases and newsreels.

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The Nonprofit Phenomenon
Internet Resources for Nonprofit Organizations
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Centering in on charities, this article by Hazel Cameron provides background information on nonprofits through frequently updated portals and gateways that offer a wide selection of evaluated and abstracted full-text resources.

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Euromonitor's GMID Has It All
Amelia Kassel gives a rave review of the Global Market Information Database (GMID), highlighting GMID's power features and functionality, such as its filter capability and interface, and offering a quick profile of its database coverage.

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Oh, the Places Linking Will Go!
A State of the Union Report

With the linking revolution well underway, Jill Grogg and Christine Ferguson critique how scholarly resource linking is improving, focusing particularly on CrossRef enhancements, the release of v.1.0 of the OpenURL, home-grown link resolvers, and vendor-supplied linking solutions.
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COLUMNS
The Better Mousetrap
Matthew McBride takes a look at three sci-tech resources that have made a successful transition from print to electronic format: CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, BIOPHARMA, and BioMedProtocols.
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DEPARTMENTS
Best Buys
Before you make those hardware, software, and Internet-related purchases, check out Best Buys.
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