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VOLUME 22 NUMBER 1 January 2005
Information Today
The Newspaper for Users and Producers of Electronic Information Services
Report from the Field
London Online: You've Been Blogged!
Read excerpts from ITI's blog of the Online Information and Content Management Europe show held in London last month.
by Dick Kaser
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Up Front with Barbara Quint
Digital Books: More Value-Added, Please
bq discusses the growing appeal of electronic books.

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NewsBreak Update
The Latest on Blogs, Search Engines, and Content Integration

by Paula J. Hane

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Focus on Publishing
A Googly New Year

Robin Peek reports on Google Scholar and the OCLC/Yahoo! partnership that brought OCLC's WorldCat to the public.

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Internet Waves
The Dark Side

Shirley Duglin Kennedy discusses the problems with scammers on eBay.

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Legal Issues
Reverse Engineering a Controversy

George H. Pike talks about the legalities of reverse engineering different types of technology.

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Database Review
A9 Enters Great Search Engine Race

Mick O'Leary determines whether Amazon's new search engine, A9, is a killer app.

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Essential for Science

Vitek Tracz, chairman of the Current Science Group, discusses his successes in publishing and the future of open access.
by Richard Poynder

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It's the Real Thing, Baby
by Dick Kaser

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Letter to the Editor Page 16
by Gib Robbie
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International Report
Publication of Clinical Trial Data

A new U.K. committee on the safety and efficacy of medicines will address the public's role in the regulation of medicines.
by Jim Ashling
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Product News & Reviews Page 31
People Line & the Executive Profile Page 37
Report from the Field
Online Information 2004 in London
The attention-getting topics at this meeting were blogs, taxonomies, and open access.
by Donald T. Hawkins
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Report from the Field
High Energy, Fun, and Serious Discussion Highlight CLA's Annual Gathering

Check out the action at the California Library Association's annual meeting in this photo essay.
by Dick Kaser
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Report from the Field
American Society for Information Science and Technology Annual Meeting

The theme of the 2004 ASIST Annual Meeting was Managing and Enhancing Information: Cultures and Conflicts.
by Robin Peek
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Report from the Field
Does Open Access Publishing Really Work in Practice?

This daylong seminar, sponsored by the SSP and the ALPSP, featured a keynote speech by Peter Suber.
by Donald T. Hawkins
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Report from the Field
Internet Librarians Own the Future

The Internet Librarian keynote speech discusses why the future should belong to librarians and journalists.
by Lee Rainie
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Conference Calendar

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Cover Notes
Book Review
Can You E-Mail Me That Article?

The Changing Landscape for Electronic Resources: Content, Access, Delivery, and Legal Issues, edited by Yem S. Fong and Suzanne M. Ward
reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory
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In Other Words
It's a Small World, After All

A look inside Information Today, Inc.'s other publications
by Lauree Padgett
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LinkUp @ Home 
Visit Link-Up Digital for additional Web-only content!

Fitness Craze Moves Online

by Wallys W. Conhaim

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A Blog to Remember

by David King

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Imaginary Countries
by Thomas Pack

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