Information Today
July/August 2000


IT Report from the Field
21st National Online Meeting[Full Text]
NOM, one of the information industry’s premier events, drew 120 speakers, a total attendance of 5,200, and more than 100 exhibiting companies.
by Paula J. Hane — Page 1

Electronic Publishing XVIII[Full Text]
by Paula J. Hane — Page 60

IOLS 2000 Conference[Full Text]
by Marshall Breeding — Page 61

Online Columns & News

Thomson Corp. to Acquire Primark[Full Text]
by Paula J. Hane — Page 1
Dialog Announces Info Pro Portal[Full Text]
by Paula J. Hane — Page 1
Factiva Announces Qpass Partnership and Factiva Modules[Full Text]
by Rebecca Jones — Page 18
Questel-Orbit Bought by Managers to Form Intellectual Property Group[Full Text]
by Nancy Lambert — Page 18
Gale Full-Text Content Free on LookSmart? Well, Some of It …[Full Text]
by Barbara Quint — Page 22
Dialog Gets Smart with Outsmart Company Profiles[Full Text]
by Barbara Quint — Page 24
New Web Map Reveals Previously Unseen ‘Bow-Tie’ Organizational Structure[Full Text]
by Chris Sherman — Page 56

Quint’s Online
Emerging Opportunities from the Evolving Book[Abstract]
Barbara Quint discusses some recent developments in e-book technology, and how they might benefit the information industry. — Page 7

Online Insights
WAP: Information Without Wires[Full Text]
Paul Blake reports on how the use of cell phones to access information services over the Internet is sweeping Europe, although it hasn’t really caught on yet in the U.S. — Page 12

Database Review
MEDLINEplus: MEDLINE for the Masses[Abstract]
Mick O’Leary describes how this consumer health-information service from the National Library of Medicine stands at the forefront of numerous medical/health Web sites. — Page 20

Company Announcements
Internet Today

Internet Insights
Music Anywhere and Everywhere[Abstract]
Péter Jacsó tells how, by using a portable MP3 player, accessing your favorite songs through the Web has never been easier. — Page 28

Internet Announcements
Internet Publishing Today
Focus on Publishing
Personalized Content from Anywhere[Abstract]
Robin Peek discusses the potential impact of Napster file distribution and how the new meta-browsers, such as, are demonstrating how the future of Web publishing might be reshaped. — Page 36

Internet Publishing Announcements

CD/DVD Today
CD/DVD Commentaries

Integrated MP3 and CD-Audio Player[Abstract]
Péter Jacsó notes that converting your favorite audio CD tracks into MP3 files is easy, and that the latter format allows you to store many more tracks on a single disc. — Page 44

CD/DVD Announcements

Library Systems Today

The Systems Librarian
Need Information About Libraries?[Abstract]
Marshall Breeding describes how he created lib-web-cats, a database of libraries, for his university’s library system. — Page 46

Library Systems Announcements

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