Library: The Academic Campus Library Meets the Internet
Jean Heilig explains
how Jones International University developed this fully Internet-based
virtual library to provide students and faculty with the best of campus
libraries, available in a portable, Web-based environment. JUI ended up
with a revenue-generating service available to other academic libraries.
Continuing Adventures of Scholarly Jones
Grab your fedora
off the hat rack and join Dr. Jones, archaeology professor, as he tries
to avoid the pitfalls (and other hidden surprises) of subscription services
that have switched over to pay-per-view for scholarly archives.
From First Contact to Final Contract
outlines the finer points to consider when bargaining with vendors, offering
his list of the top 15 "golden rules" that will ensure you end up with
a good deal when all is said and done.
Software Integration, and Religious Wars: Internet World 2001
looks at a variety of themes tied to Internet World 2001, including convergent
evolution of Internet-enabled apps, and interviews executives from Digital
Creations, MicroStrategy, and Core Intellect.
In her usual calm,
cool, collected, and politically correct manner, bq offers a pointed rebuttal
to the book Double Fold: Libraries and the Assault on Paper, which
is causing quite a ruckus in the librarian ranks.
What happens when
a normally wise searcher gets caught up in a "save money quick" site called
CyberRebate? Irene McDermott shares the purchasing saga of "Gadget Girl"
in hopes of saving others from going down this pricey and perilous path.
In "Dot-Com. Dot-Bomb.
Dot-Gone," Lys Chuck connects the "dots" to find out where many went wrong
and how info pros can help turn the tide against easy-come, easy-go Web
Take a preview
of a forthcoming book, The Invisible Web, by Chris Sherman and Gary
Price, which probes the problem of finding high-quality information available
on the Web but undetected by search engines.
of the Trade
tackles the somewhat daunting task of making back-up files of all your
important computer data to ensure it stays always accessible, despite ever-changing