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VOLUME 12 • NUMBER 10 • November/December 2004 
Searcher
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How Google Has Changed Enterprise Search
Stephen Arnold measures the impact Google is making on the buyers and sellers of enterprise search software to determine if it is poised to pull ahead of the competition once again.

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Online Before the Internet, Part 8
BRS — Interviews with Jan Egeland and Debbie Hull
[Includes exclusive Web-only Content!]
Susanne Bjørner and Stephanie Ardito continue their interview with one of the founders of BRS, Jan Egeland, and also talk with Debbie Hull, BRS's 25th employee.
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Looking for Good Art
Part 3
: Glorious National Collections
In this third installment of his series on Web art resources, David Mattison takes a look at free digital databases that document the art history of Western civilization from medieval times through the 19th century.
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Government Printing Office: Transformation Underway
Miraim Drake explores how the GPO is reinventing itself and the way it is delivering information to the nation and to the world.
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Librarians as Publishers: A New Role in Scholarly Publishing
Kate Wittenberg gives her perspective on the role librarians can have in the burgeoning field of digital publishing as patrons expect to have more and more research and education material available electronically.
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Open WorldCat Pilot: A User's Perspective
Nancy O'Neill reveals if OCLC succeeds in its goal to make libraries more visible to Web users and more accessible from traditional user sites through its new Open WorldCat initiative

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EDITORIAL
Searcher's Voice
bq reviews her "Battle Plan," a 1995 editorial about moving scientific communication and publications to the Web, to see which of her suggestions the open access movement has begun to implement.
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COLUMNS 
Tools of the Trade
Dave Rensberger dives into the depths of Adobe's latest upgrade to its creative suite collection of publishing tools to see if it sinks or swims.
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Ecommerce
Tara Calishain critiques RSS, an XML format for delivering Web content, to find out if it's living up to its hype or just providing advertisers with another money-making venue.
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Internet Express
If you're digging out your knitting needles and yarn in anticipation of making gifts for the holidays, Irene McDermott has a "purl" of a piece for you.
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DEPARTMENTS 
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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Index to Advertisers

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