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VOLUME 29 • NUMBER 2 • February 2012
Information Today
The Newspaper for Users and Producers of Electronic Information Services

Divide and Conquer: Update on the Google Books Lawsuit
by George H. Pike
After 7 years of litigation, the Google Books case is far from being settled. In fact, recent developments have shoved the case back into the spotlight and into a hotbed of legal debate.

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Monitoring Employee Online Activity: Landmark Case Establishes Guidelines
by David Mirchin

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10 Things to Know About Location-Based Services
by Amanda Mulvihill

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DCL: Braving New Frontiers
by Barbara Brynko

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Editor’s Note
The Wild, Wild Web

by Barbara Brynko

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Behind the Lens
20/20 Foresight
by Dick Kaser

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Will Libraries Vanish?

by Barbara Quint

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BlogBuzz Page 19

Legal Issues
by George H. Pike

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Internet Waves
The Lament of ĎThe Googling Customerí
by Shirley Duglin Kennedy

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Focus on Publishing
Digital Public Library of America
by Robin Peek

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Executive Profile
Ed Keating, Chief Content Officer, BLRóBusiness & Legal Resources
by Jamie Babbitt

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Special Report
Smart Social Media
by Alexa Mantell

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Amazon’s Ever-Expanding Empire
by Paula J. Hane

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Best QR Code Innovations
by Erin Bornemann

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IT Spotlight
XWiki Helps Users Make the Most of Data
by Marji McClure

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NewsBytes Page 12

Lawsuits for Dummies
by Alexa Mantell

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COSLA Assesses Ebooks
by Amanda Mulvihill

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International Report
Digitizing World Classics
by John Charlton

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World of Libraries Page 15

Redefining Search
ĎARí: Iíll Be Back
by Stephen E. Arnold

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Database Review
BUDDIE Winner to Rescue OWS
by Mick O’Leary

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Tools of the Trade
Rekindling Connections
by Karen C. Knox

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Product News Page 28

Gale: Digging Deeper Into History
by Barbara Brynko

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Bibliogo: Driving Research Productivity
by Amanda Mulvihill

Page 29 Focus on Workflow
by Alexa Mantell

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Springer Launches API Challenge
by Alexa Mantell

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In Other Words
Literary Guests and Educated Guesses
by Lauree Padgett

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Words at Work Page 25

Book Review
The New Big Picture
The Atlas of New Librarianship
by R. David Lankes
reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory

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New Titles for the Information Professional Page 27

Poetic Warbles on Baseball Spring Training
by David King

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Information Today, Inc. Conferences Page 16

Special Events on Tap
by Barbara Brynko

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Global Outlook Page 17

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