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VOLUME 18 • NUMBER 6 • July/August 2010
Searcher
The Magazine for Database Professionals
FEATURES

Citation Research
Finally 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.

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Content Goes Exclusive
An 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.

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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.

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Technology Trends 2010
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.

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EDITORIAL
The Searcher's Voice Podcast
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Long Thoughts, Big Dreams
 
bq says it’s time the word “library” goes from being a “place” noun to a verb that’s synonymous with “app.”
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COLUMNS

Internet Express
Getting 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.”

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Both Sides Now
Spanish in America
 
Susanne Bjørner highlights a few resources, including America Reads Spanish and REFORMA, that will aid librarians serving Spanish readers within the U.S.

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DEPARTMENTS

Correspondence 
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.

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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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