examines the reasons why some search engine producers have stopped offering
services at no cost, looking at Web site economics, advertising, pay level
logistics, and how some services have reached a happy medium between free
Resources: A Beginner's Kit
Need to provide
would-be investors with up-to-date, reliable information on biotechnology
companies? Tara Breton highlights the best sites for staying on top of
new products and technology breakthroughs within the fields of human and
of History on the Web
The Internet isn't
just a prime source for finding text. As David Mattison shows, the Web
is bringing photographic archives to the forefront and offering a wide
range of sources, many of which provide images that are in the public domain.
Jill Grogg and
Christine Ferguson review LinkOut, PubMed's linking service that connects
bibliographic and nonbibliographic data to corresponding full text.
the New Challenges at West and LexisNexis: Post SIIA-Summit Interviews
After the Software
and Information Industry Association (SIIA) summit in January, Linnea Christiani
had the opportunity to talk with Michael Wilens, president of West Group,
and Lisa Mitnick, LexisNexis senior vice president, Legal and Tax Solutions,
about the future of these two information industry icons.
Does your institution's
Web site leave users searching in the dark for contact information? Then
bq wants to have a little chat with you!
of the Trade
Finding the chore
of opening up one computer program while in another a "drag"? Sheri Lanza
has good news for you, and it's called, of all things, DragStrip, a one-click
access point for all of your computer programs, folders, files, and more.
Want to do your
own home repairs? Irene McDermott will "fix" you up with all the Web sites
you'll ever need to tighten leaky faucets, get the dishwasher rinsing again,
figure out how much paint you'll need for the dining room walls, and identify
specialty tools required for tricky projects.
LexisNexis, Kudos for Carol, Delphion Rolodex Redux
Find the postal
and electronic addresses, phone and fax numbers for all the companies,
products, and people mentioned in this issue.