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VOLUME 23 NUMBER 7 July/August 2006
Information Today
The Newspaper for Users and Producers of Electronic Information Services

SLA 2006: On the Horizon
The Baltimore Convention Center was the hub of SLA’s annual confluence of education, exhibits, and product news.
by Barbara Brynko

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Breach of Faith
Why do consumers shop at businesses that have earned their security trust?
by Phillip Britt

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Iraq Gets a Foothold in Cyberspace
Collaborative efforts create an online database called the Iraqi Virtual Science Library.
by Michael Baumann

Page 1 Announces Four Additions to ‘Badware Watch List’
This consumer protection initiative has a growing list of bad guys.
by Jamie Babbitt

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Nervana: The Quest for Discovery
A natural language query system produces smart discovery results.
by Barbara Brynko

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Up Front with Barbara Quint
Users as Competitors
bq puts technology, bargaining, and good old-fashioned competition into perspective.

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NewsBreak Update
Legislative Wrangling and Developments in Search Lead the News
by Paula J. Hane

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Focus on Publishing
The Impact of Open Choice
Robin Peek digs into the recent study on the “author-pays” open-access approach.

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Internet Waves
The New Video Connection
Shirley Duglin Kennedy sees more than one way that broadband has changed our lives.

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Legal Issues and Library Filters
George Pike takes a closer look at the measures in place to guard kids from seeing everything on the Web.
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Library Stuff Revisited
Web Tools I Can’t Live Without
Steven M. Cohen shares the first three of his favorite Web tools and why he keeps using them.

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Database Review
Clusty Solves Information Overload
Mick O’Leary picks out a few of the many attributes of this clustering search engine.

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Aural Conversion
by Dick Kaser

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Letter from the Editor Page 14
by Gib Robbie
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People Line & the Executive Profile Page 17

by Myles Mellor

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Interview with Y.S. Chi
Elsevier’s Vice Chair Revisited
Here are some insights from the vice chair of Elsevier as he settles into his new post.
by Dick Kaser

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International Report
From Book Fairs to Global Cybersecurity
Intrigue, competition, and disgruntled publishers keep curiosities piqued for the next London Book Fair.
by Jim Ashling

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Product News & Reviews
37 - Google Explores the Final Frontier with Google Mars
38 - Nike, Apple Collaborate on iPod Running Gear
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More Summer Conferences
Donald T. Hawkins provides a sneak preview of the upcoming conferences around the globe.

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Report from the Field
A Question of Content Management
Dick Kaser, ITI’s vice president of content, provides insights—and the buzz—from the Gilbane Conferences on Content Management Technologies.

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Report from the Field
Libraries in the Digital Age 2006
This year’s LIDA conference took place in Dubrovnik and Mljet, Croatia.
by Sanjica Faletar Tanackovic, Koraljka Golub, and Emil Levine
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Honors for Saracevic
by Emil Levine

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Report from the Field
SIIA Content Forum: San Francisco Stronghold
Read about the 2006 Codie Awards here.
by Barbara Brynko
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Conference Calendar Page 30
Cover Notes

Book Review
Finding a Balance Between Electronic and Print Resources
Integrating Print and Digital Resources in Library Collections edited by Audrey Fenner
reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory

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In Other Words
A look inside Information Today, Inc.’s other publications
by Lauree Padgett
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The Newspaper Dilemma
by Wallys W. Conhaim

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A Rogue’s Gallery
by David King

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Improve Your Photography
by Thomas Pack

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