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VOLUME 22 NUMBER 11 December 2005
Information Today
The Newspaper for Users and Producers of Electronic Information Services
Are Authors and Publishers Getting Scroogled?
Viewpoint: Here’s an analysis of copyright issues, fair use questions, and the rights of publishers and authors in the Google Print Library Project.
by Keith Kupferschmid
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Report from the Field
ILI 2005: Oxford University’s New Mission

The seventh Internet Librarian International tackled some of the industry’s choicest—and most timely—issues: wikis, blogs, podcasting, e-learning, and the digitization of the Bodleian Library.
by Jim Ashling
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By Law: Catching Up with Malware
The Federal Trade Commission took a tough stance on malware, peer-to-peer file sharing, and bundled software programs.
by Phillip Britt 
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Finding Items Hidden in the Shadows
One of Information Today, Inc.’s editors takes a trial run of Shadows, the Pluck Corp.’s new search and blogging tool.
by Cassie Johnson
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New Study Recommends Telecommunications Reform
The results are in: A study by the Competitive Enterprise Institute focuses on the impact that technological development has had on the telecommunications industry.
by Deborah Poulson
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Managing Mobile Security
Getting a remote workforce to use a single type of wireless device may reap sizable annual corporate savings.
by Phillip Britt
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Behind the Scenes: VeriSign’s Acquisition of Moreover
The man who helped Moreover sign the $30 million deal with VeriSign sheds some light on mergers, acquisitions, and the fine art of negotiations.
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Up Front with Barbara Quint
Disintermediation Marches On
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bq takes a peek at traditional and online publishing systems and the state of content quality.

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NewsBreak Update
Digital Book Projects Proliferate
by Paula J. Hane

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Focus on Publishing
Counting OA Journals
Robin Peek reports on “The facts about Open Access” and what journals are actually considered scholarly journals.

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Internet Waves
Give Them What They Want
Shirley Duglin Kennedy admits that when it comes to providing services, one size doesn’t fit all.

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Legal Issues
Blogger Beware
George Pike explores the world of blogs and the legal rights to free speech.

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NewsMakers Page 35
Database Review
Digital Book Index Mirrors World of E-Books
Mick O’Leary takes a look at the more than 110,000 e-books, from commercial best sellers to research documents.
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War and PeaceClick for full-text HTML version (free) from Information Today, Inc.!
by Dick Kaser
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Letter from the Editor Page 16
by Gib Robbie
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International Report
Sites Unseen: Spies ’R’ Us and More
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Check out the Web sites of the British Secret Service, plus an update (with photos) if you missed the Frankfurt Book Fair.
by Jim Ashling
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Interview with Peter A. Gloor
In Search of Swarm Creativity
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iQuest Analytics, Inc.’s founder, president, and chief science officer talks about the premise of his new book, Swarm Creativity: Competitive Advantage Through Collaborative Innovation.
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People Line & the Executive Profile Page 37
Product News & Reviews Page 39
Book Review
What Are Your Information Ethics?

Information Ethics: Privacy, Property, and Power
edited by Adam D. Moore
reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory
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In Other Words
Tomes for the Holidays
A look inside Information Today, Inc.'s other publications
by Lauree Padgett
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Ringing in the NewClick for full-text HTML version (free) from Information Today, Inc.!
Donald T. Hawkins provides a sneak preview of the upcoming conferences around the globe.
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Report from the Field
Shifting Worlds: Internet Librarian 2005

Here’s a look at highlights from the blog covering ITI’s conference in Monterey, Calif.
by Donald T. Hawkins
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Conference Calendar

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LinkUp @ Home 
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Search Sites for Your Kids
by Thomas Pack

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Virtual Museums
by Wallys W. Conhaim

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McCarver’s Classic Phrases
by David King

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