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VOLUME 23 NUMBER 4 April 2006
Information Today
The Newspaper for Users and Producers of Electronic Information Services
USA PATRIOT Act: What’s Next?
Here’s what librarians and information technology experts can expect from Section 125.
by George H. Pike
Page 1

Cleaning Up the Web: In Search of Malware
The Stop Badware Coalition is finding ways to fight viruses, worms, adware, and spyware.
by Phillip Britt

Page 1

WSIS Internet Governance Forum Takes Shape
Members of the private sector, civil society, and the press took their place alongside delegates of sovereign states at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) last February.
by Dick Kaser

Page 1
Wireless Cities Bridge the Digital Divide
by Cassie Johnson
Page 22
Elsevier’s New Atlas Wins Top Award Page 46
Finding Ways to Recover from Disaster Page 46


Page 3

Up Front with Barbara Quint
That’s Infotainment: Part Deux
bq continues her assessment of convergence and what it will mean to traditional information industry players.

Page 7

NewsBreak Update
Legal Wrangling Leads the News

by Paula J. Hane

Page 7

Focus on Publishing
NIH Public Access Update
Robin Peek reads between the lines in the progress report from the National Institutes of Health.

Page 17

Internet Waves
A Trio of Mini-Rants
Shirley Duglin Kennedy explores three hot topics: research, privacy, and PC-exclusive issues.

Page 17
Legal Issues
The Problem with Orphan Works
George Pike provides insight into the controversy surrounding copyright and orphan works.
Page 17

Library Stuff Revisited
The Next Generation of Reading Lists
Steven M. Cohen offers tips on getting the most out of bloglists and blogrolls.

Page 20

Intellectual Property
O’Connor’s Copyright Legacy
K. Matthew Dames takes a closer look at the copyright decisions by former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor.

Page 20
Database Review
BUDDIE Winner Handles Criticism Well
Mick O’Leary turns the spotlight on the 2006 winner of the BUDDIE Award for Best Unknown Database.
Page 33
NewsMakers Page 48

The Death-Defying App
by Dick Kaser

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Letter from the Editor Page 16
by Gib Robbie
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Sharpen your pencils and fill in the blanks.
by Myles Mellor

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International Report
Unleashing the Power of the Global Village
Users link home computers into a climate model network to help researchers around the world.
by Jim Ashling

Page 24
Product News & Reviews Page 33
Helping Hand Online Page 34

Tracking The Sopranos on Google Maps
by Cassie Johnson

Page 35
People Line & the Executive Profile Page 41

State Library Association Meetings Boast Big Benefits
Donald T. Hawkins provides a sneak preview of the upcoming conferences around the globe.

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Report from the Field
Content Unleashed: The 2006 NFAIS Meeting
by Donald T. Hawkins

Page 28

Building Bridges: The 2006 Miles Conrad Award Lecture
by Donald T. Hawkins

Page 28
Of Millennials and Mashups Page 29

Report from the Field
London Book Fair 2006: From Cover to Cover
A new venue highlights the 35th Annual London Book Fair.
by Jim Ashling

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Conference Calendar Page 32
Cover Notes

Book Review
Keeping Up with the Joneses Web Page
Content and Workflow Management for Library Websites: Case Studies
by Holly Yu
reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory

Page 42
In Other Words
Information Seekers
A look inside Information Today, Inc.’s other publications
by Lauree Padgett
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Looking Good in Print
by Reid Goldsborough

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Keeping Cyberteens Safe
by Thomas Pack

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A Sport Where Pencil Is King

by David King

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