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VOLUME 18 • NUMBER 9 • November 2010
Searcher
The Magazine for Database Professionals

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When looking into the future, bq says there are three key components to consider before making any predictions: disruptive technologies, real needs, and delusion.
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Internet Express
Because You Purchased: Ecommerce, Recommendation Software, and the Long Tail
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Irene McDermott takes a look at the roles librarians and info pros play in the library version of the long tail.

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Click here for a collection of links mentioned in this article.The Medical Digital
Selecting a Family Physician
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Stephanie Ardito shares online sites for finding and rating family physicians and also examines some new patient care trends, such as walk-in medical services and concierge and boutique options.
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Publishing Trends
Ejournals: Coming of Age in the Library and Publishing Community
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With ejournals driving the STM market, turning the world of print publishers topsy-turvy, Dan Tonkery reports how the transition from print to electronic is impacting just about everyone in the information chain.

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Computer Video for and From Exciting MindsOrder Full Text
Paul Piper highlights a number of websites offering, at no cost, videos exploring nearly every aspect of human knowledge, particularly those that focus on future challenges and issues.

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Searcher readers get a sneak peek of a chapter excerpt from a to-be-published book by Nicholas Tomaiuolo, the basis for which came from articles he wrote about u-content for this very same savvy audience.

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Click here for a collection of links mentioned in this article.Academic Library Challenges Order Full Text
Miriam Drake reviewed recent studies and did her own interviews to examine the challenges, from multiyear budget reductions and ROI pressures to archive management and collecting data on user needs, facing today’s academic libraries.

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Technology Trends 2010
Part 3. What Does ‘Now’ Mean Now? Order Full Text
Just about everything a searcher could want is available now — that is, any time a need or desire arises. In his continuing series on tech trends, Rich Oppenheim presents some of the latest apps in a variety of formats for endless uses to help you decide which meet your definition of “must have immediately.”

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