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.
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
|Looking for Good Art
Part 3: Glorious
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
|Government Printing Office:
Miraim Drake explores how the GPO is reinventing
itself and the way it is delivering information
to the nation and to the world.
|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.
|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
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.
| 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.
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.
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.
Find the postal and electronic addresses, phone
and fax numbers for all the companies, products,
and people mentioned in this issue.