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VOLUME 13 • NUMBER 6 • June 2005
Searcher
The Magazine for Database Professionals

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Crop, Stick, and Stamp
Scrapbooking Resources on the Web

Forget those dull, black pages and those pesky little corners for attaching photos. Scrapbooking has entered the 21st century! Find out where to go online for inspiration and way-cool tools in this article by Paula Berinstein.

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Is Management Consulting for You?
Part 4: Practitioners Call the Shots

In the final (really!) installment of their series, Ulla de Stricker and Annie Joan Olesen share what their colleagues have identified as the keys to establishing healthy consultant-client relationships.
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From Scientist/Engineer to Patent Searcher
Why, What, and How?

Randall Ward offers up an interesting career move option to fellow scientists and engineers: going the patent searcher route.
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Libraries and Their Service Portfolios
Getting the Right Mix

Bonnie Burwell and Rebecca Jones help librarians dealing with limited and dwindling resources ensure that the right services are still being provided to their client communities.
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Resolving Digital Rights Management
Usage Drives Protection

In her article on the state of DRM, which is getting lackluster, at best, attention these days, Jill O'Neill looks at recent shifts, what DRM encompasses, the user context, and open collaborative environments.
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Saying "I Do" to Podcasting
Another "Next Big Thing" for Librarians?

Thinking about starting a casual relationship with the phenom known as podcasting, but don't know if you're ready to get serious? Laura Gordon-Murnane does a background check on this latest high-tech offering, looking at how it works, what's in it for you, and how it can be utilized within the library community.
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United Nations Considering Internet Governance Role
Wallace Koehler previews the newly established Working Group on Internet Governance, charged with the responsibility of developing Internet governance proposals for the November 2005 World Summit on the Information Society.
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EDITORIAL
Searcher's Voice
How can "Tithing" bring forth miracles in the third millennium? bq says if librarians look for the silver lining, they should help share the wealth in the Information Age.
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COLUMNS 
Tools of the Trade
Need to cut out excess, superfluous jargon from your prose? Sheri Lanza shows you how to turn into a mean, lean writing machine with the new Bullfighter software program. Olé!
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The Better Mousetrap
Laura Felter asks this burning question: Can version 5.0 of DialogLink be as noteworthy as its predecessor? Read her column to find out why the answer is yes — and it's not just because it has been introduced as a chemical structure searching platform.

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DEPARTMENTS 
Correspondence
Comments on our European correspondent and bq's real-world products topic.
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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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