Lawsuit Threatens BlackBerry with Shutdown
The buzz around this ubiquitous wireless handheld device is
not only as a top contender for the wireless e-mail market. There’s plenty of
controversy about patent infringement too.
by George H. Pike
Appeals for Federal Security Protection
Here’s how (and why) the Cyber Security Industry Alliance is
urging the federal government to step in and protect the nation’s information
by Phillip Britt
Library Schools and the Copyright
New columnist K. Matthew Dames will be tackling IP issues in
the world of information technology, beginning with this month’s question of
copyright law instruction.
People’s Choice Awards
Now’s the time to recognize the best in information
Here’s an insider’s look at highlights from the Select
Committee on Science and Technology.
Puts Your iPod in Your Pocket
with Sally Morris
The Case for Open Access
ALPSP’s chief executive shares her insights on scholarly
European Common Market’s Database Directive
One company offers 12 best practices to keep data secure.
By Phillip Britt
|COLUMNS & NEWS
Up Front with Barbara
Good, Better, Best: A Mission
bq tackles the topic of finding ways to distinguish good data
from poor data as more and more information comes online.
Legislative Business Leads the News
by Paula J. Hane
What Are They Good For?
New columnist Steven Cohen, creator of ITI’s Library Stuff
blog, shares his insights about desktops, e-mail, and more every month
beginning with this issue.
A ‘Cure’ for Access?
Robin Peek takes a closer look at the bipartisan Cures Bill
and its proposal to establish The American Center for Cures within the National
Library of Medicine.
Motherhood and Network Security
Shirley Duglin Kennedy finds a new area of parental job
responsibilities: helping offspring deal with network security.
New Copyright Guide Published
George Pike unravels the tangled web of copyright policies
and guidelines for academic institutions.
blinkx.tv Reads Sight and Sound
Mick O’Leary checks out blinkx.tv, the search engine that
searches Web audio and video content.
by Dick Kaser
| Letter to the Editor
by Gib Robbie
Libraries Get a Helping Hand
Global Libraries Program gives everyone access to the
Internet, from the floating libraries in Bangladesh to the mobile libraries in
by Jim Ashling
|People Line & the Executive
|Product News & Reviews
Out Britannica: Here Comes Wikipedia
Technology to Produce a Better Vintage?
Takes Search in a New Direction
Nets Two Top Awards
ERes Offers Extended Copyright Permissions Capability
2.0 Provides Real-Time Updates for Families
Calm Before the Storm
Donald T. Hawkins provides a sneak preview of the upcoming
conferences around the globe.
Do You Need an Information Gateway?
Portals and Libraries
edited by Sarah C. Michalak
reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory
A look inside Information Today, Inc.’s other publications
by Lauree Padgett
Digital for additional Web-only content!
(Good) News That’s Fit to Print
by Thomas Pack
Modern Tool for an Age-Old Quest
by Wallys W. Conhaim
Feast of Antics by Football Fans
by David King