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Ready for Prime Time?
Nancy K. Herther dishes up what she’s calling “a cook’s tour” to show
the way several key discipline databases, including ProQuest, PubMed,
SAGE, and Web of Science, are covering cited references. For dessert,
she offers a glimpse into citation indexing's promising future.
Content Goes Exclusive
Ever-Changing Coral Reef
Amy L. Affelt takes a close
look at how information professionals can work to keep new exclusive
licensing from adversely affecting end-user searchers.
What’s in the Patient’s Medical Bill?
Anyone who’s ever had in- or outpatient procedures done and gotten a
headache or worse trying to decipher the invoices that follow will find
Tara Breton’s explanation of how to interpret them a welcome panacea.
Part 2. From Location to Collaboration
Part 2 of Richard Oppenheim’s series exploring trends in technology
inventories the current crop of location-based services, financial
management resources, and collaboration capabilities that searchers may
find beneficial to their particular wants and needs.
Long Thoughts, Big Dreams
bq says it’s time the word
“library” goes from being a “place” noun to a verb that’s synonymous
a Move On: Some Thoughts on Moving a Library Collection
Guest columnist Walter Nelson shares the secrets to successfully moving
a library collection following a seven-step process he’s modestly
dubbed “the Walter Way.”
Both Sides Now
Susanne Bjørner highlights a few resources, including America Reads
Spanish and REFORMA, that will aid librarians serving Spanish readers
within the U.S.
Letters from SLA’s CEO and a Searcher-reading SLA member
about a recent article and Searcher’s Voice column, respectively, on
matters concerning the Special Libraries Association.
Find the postal and electronic
addresses, phone and fax numbers for all the companies, products, and
people mentioned in this issue.