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Time, Space, and Google
Toward a Real-Time, Synchronous, Personalized, Collaborative Web
David Mattison focuses on growing Google service offerings, from
Sidewiki and Site Search to iGoogle and Google Wave, to see what these
tools mean for information professionals.
Retooling Your Career
McKell suggests three approaches to developing resiliency to help you
adapt to the current state of the economy: working in a traditional
job, exploring a nontraditional job, or starting a business.
Survival Lessons for Libraries
Staying Afloat in Turbulent Waters—News/Media Libraries Hit Hard
their ongoing look at special libraries, James Matarazzo and Toby
Pearlstein examine media library closures over time and what can be
learned by them, sharing personal stories from news researchers who
describe specific activities and/or changes within their job
descriptions and functions.
Moving to the Big Apple
Part 2. The Shopping Process
Lanza continues her methodical step toward the possible purchase of a
Mac. This time, she is determined to “shop” (i.e., ask questions) at
the Apple store till the poor Apple rep drops.
Technology Trends 2010
Part 1. All the Time, Everywhere
first article in Richard Oppenheim’s series on this year’s crop of
business and personal tech tools is presented as a tracking map of
sorts that highlights what’s here already and what’s visible on the
Don’t expect to be hearing from bq anytime soon. She’s holed up in some
secret locale learning how to use the latest object of her desire, her
Vintage and Historical Style on the Web
If you’re in need of all kinds of vintage fashions, from hats and heels
to bow ties and hair bobs, Irene McDermott will help you get to your
event in style!
Big Brouhaha or
Clever Marketing Ploy?
Dan Tonkery makes his Publishing Trends debut by debating whether the
brouhaha that arose between Amazon and Macmillan regarding ebook
pricing was for real or just a brilliant marketing ploy to steal some
of Apple’s iPad thunder.
the postal and electronic addresses, phone and fax numbers for all the
companies, products, and people mentioned in this issue.