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Information Today
VOLUME 21 NUMBER 2 February 2004
Information Today
The Newspaper for Users and Producers of Electronic Information Services

Poynder on Point
The Very Heart of a College

Richard Poynder asks librarians at Swarthmore College what roles libraries play in today's universities and what they see for the future.

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A Unique International Experience [Full Text]
At the unusual Haskell Library, the U.S.-Canada border passes right through the building.
by Donald T. Hawkins
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NewsBytes[Full Text]

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Up Front with Barbara Quint
At the Tipping Point

With travel budgets squeezed to the max, bq extols the benefits of virtual conferencing.

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NewsBreak Update
The Latest News About Elsevier, BIOSIS, and More
[Full Text]

by Paula J. Hane

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Focus on Publishing
The Battle of the Windows

Robin Peek discusses Microsoft's decision to discontinue the support and distribution of Windows 98.

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Internet Waves
I Am (Finally) Moved

Shirley Duglin Kennedy says that most tasks associated with buying a house can be handled online.

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Legal Issues
Privacy, Security, and Government Web Sites

George H. Pike explains why some information is being removed from government sites.

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Database Review
Thinking Outside the Box

Mick O'Leary looks at's new Search Inside This Book, a readers' advisory service.

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Letter to the Editor[Full Text]

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'Can Spam' Law Needs to Be Enforced
[Full Text]
by Dick Kaser
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by Gib Robbie

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A Fresh Breeze at FIZ Karlsruhe

Sabine Brünger-Weilandt, FIZ Karlsruhe's new managing director, discusses her organization's history, new products, and mission.
by Richard Poynder

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International Report
Privacy or Security?

The 1998 Data Protection Act has been tested recently in the U.K.
by Jim Ashling

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People Line & the Executive Profile

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Product News & Reviews[Full Text] Page 39

Book Review
Blending Theory and Practice with Cases

Challenges in Librarianship: A Casebook for Educators and Professionals, by Nancy J. Becker, Elizabeth B. Pollicino, and Dennis H. Holtschneider
reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory

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In Other Words
Getting Profitable
[Full Text]
A look at what's inside Information Today, Inc.'s other publications
by Lauree Padgett
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On the Road [Full Text]
by Nancy Garman

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Conference Calendar

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World Summit on the Information Society  
Report from the Field
World Summit Embraces Open Access, Libraries

Although the event's advance work had virtually decided its resolution and action plan beforehand, librarians, the scientific community, and the international business community were among the most vocal lobbyists.
by Dick Kaser
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Report from the Field
WSIS Highlights

by Dick Kaser
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Report from the Field
Promoting Technological Uptake

by Dick Kaser
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Report from the Field
The Guy Who Did the WWW Thing at the Place Where He Did It

by Dick Kaser
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Online Information 2003  
Report from the Field
Online Information 2003
[Full Text]
This year's event showcased four product trends: content development, improved timeliness in product updates, new analysis tools, and collaborative activity.
by Jim Ashling
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Report from the Field
Off the Exhibit Floor in London
[Full Text]
by Marydee Ojala
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LinkUp @ Home 
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Finding Healthy
Recipes Online

by Thomas Pack

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Manna from Heaven

by David King

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A Win-Win Situation
by Wallys W. Conhaim

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