Online KMWorld CRM Media, LLC Streaming Media Inc Faulkner Speech Technology
Other ITI Websites
American Library Directory Boardwalk Empire Database Trends and Applications DestinationCRM EContentMag Faulkner Information Services Fulltext Sources Online InfoToday Europe Internet@Schools Intranets Today ITIResearch.com KMWorld Library Resource Literary Market Place OnlineVideo.net Plexus Publishing Smart Customer Service Speech Technology Streaming Media Streaming Media Europe Streaming Media Producer



Magazines > Searcher > June 2010
Back Index Forward
 




Searcher Magazine
SUBSCRIBE NOW!
VOLUME 18 • NUMBER 5 • June 2010
Searcher
The Magazine for Database Professionals

Click for summary and full-text ($$) options from ITI  InfoCentral! Articles in this issue of Searcher are available in a variety of formats — Preview, Full Text, Text+Graphics, and Page Image PDF — on a pay-per-view basis, courtesy of ITI's InfoCentral.  
Click on the logo for a summary and full-text purchase options! Articles with theClick for full-text HTML version (free) from Information Today, Inc.!or Click for full-text HTML version (free) from Information Today, Inc.!images are available now in full-text (HTML or PDF) on this site.


Live Links! Supplemental Content
When you see an article marked with the LiveLinks icon, click the icon to link to a collection of URLs appearing in the article. An article marked with the Supplemental Content logo has additional, i.e., supplemental, content found only on the ITI website. Click on it to view that content.

We hope that through LiveLinks our print subscribers will find the ability to download sets of URLs into their Favorites or Bookmarks folders a useful new service and through the Supplemental Content will also find value in additional material that has been uploaded for certain articles. We hope that non-subscribers will become subscribers! [SUBSCRIBE NOW]

EDITORIAL
The Searcher's Voice Podcast
RSS FeedFEED
Searcher's Voice
The Care and Feeding of Vendors
Order Full Text
When it comes to discovery services for libraries, bq urges librarians to do whatever it takes to get vendors to see the light in moving toward the true path of universal access.
Page 4
COLUMNS

Click here for a collection of links mentioned in this article.Internet Express
Some Thoughts on Drupalization Order Full Text

Web designer Walter Nelson is a self-proclaimed Drupal “evangelist” who is filling in for Irene McDermott as she works on a new book. He shares some observations about this open source content management system to help you decide if it’s a good fit for your requirements.

Page 7

Library Mobile
'A' Is for 'Apple' and 'App' Order Full Text
Gerry McKiernan reviews products designed to take advantage of Apple’s prominence within the smartphone market and its domination of worldwide app sales.

Page 32

Click here for a collection of links mentioned in this article.Medical Digital
Medical Gadgets: The Blending of Physical and Virtual Realities
Order Full Text
Stephanie Ardito takes a look at some of the newer medical gadgets, from those designed to help users stay fit, lose weight, get rid of migraines, and monitor their diabetes to those that would enable the deaf to “hear” and people with pacemakers to keep their batteries charged just from walking or even breathing.

Page 38
DEPARTMENTS

Contacts
Find the postal and electronic addresses, phone and fax numbers for all the companies, products, and people mentioned in this issue.

Page 55
FEATURES

Click here for a collection of links mentioned in this article.The Construction Industry Online
Part 1. Commercial Building and Industrial Construction — Private Sector Order Full Text
In the first of her three-part series on the construction indusry, Angela Kangiser addresses the types of data available online for private construction, focusing on the two top fee-based national data providers, McGraw-Hill Construction and Reed Construction Data.

Page 12

Click here for a collection of links mentioned in this article.U-Content
When Off-the-Rack Won’t Do, Create a Custom Search Engine Order Full Text
Not finding what you need from the existing gaggle of search engines? Nick Tomaiuolo gives you some of the best aids for creating your own UGC (user-generated content) using such tools as Gigablast Custom Topic Searches, Rollyo, Eurekster swickis, and especially Google Custom Search engines.

Page 18

Click here for a collection of links mentioned in this article. For Our Next (Charitable) Trick, We’ll Need a Volunteer Order Full Text
Cecilia Hogan helps the new wave of the charitable-minded, aka virtual volunteers, hook up with the projects and causes near and dear to them that may be hundreds or thousands of miles away physically but just a click away online.

Page 22

Using i-Google to Help Digital Immigrants Manage Business InformationOrder Full Text
Brad Matthies offers reference librarians and subject specialists a way to move clients who are not adept at finding business information safely and efficiently along the digital superhighway using i-Google as their guide.

Page 28

       Back to top