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VOLUME 33 • NUMBER 6 • July/August 2016
Information Today
The Newspaper for Users and Producers of Electronic Information Services

Authors Guild v. Google
Authors Guild v. Google The long legal battle between the search giant and the writer’s organization has come to an end. Where do we go from here?
by Corilee Christou

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The Hall of Fame for American Writers
by Brandi Scardilli

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Elsevier Buys SSRN: What It Means for Scholarly PublicationClick for FREE full-text article.
by George H. Pike
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Editor’s Note
For the Record
Click for FREE full-text article.

by Donovan Griffin
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Internet Waves
Lightning Round: How Much Do You Know About Internet (and Information Today) History?Click for FREE full-text article.
by Shirley Duglin Kennedy
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Legal Issues
Suing for Life’s Frustrations: Supreme Court Says Maybe
by George H. Pike
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Whatever Happened to MOOCs?
by David Shumaker
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Unacceptable Search Design
by Barbara Quint
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NewsBytes Page 3


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International Report
Marrakesh Treaty Goes Forward, World Libraries Take Cuts
by John Charlton
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Razor's Edge
Libraries, Prosperity’s Wicked Problems, and the Gifting Economy
by Brendan Howley

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Database Review
UN’s Millennium Development Goals Chart Worldwide Development Progress
by Mick O’Leary

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Product News Page 22
PLOS: Redesigning the Front Door
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Wolters Kluwer: A New FOCUS for Trademark Decision Making
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Information Today, Inc. Conferences Page 10

Report From the Field
Personal Digital Archiving Expansion: The PDA 2016 Conference
Text and Photos by Donald T. Hawkins

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Global Outlook Page 12

In Other Words
We Got You (Un)covered
by Lauree Padgett

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Book Review
Pump Up Your Library’s Value
Adding Value to Libraries, Archives, and Museums: Harnessing the Force That Drives Your Organization’s Future
by Joseph R. Matthews
Reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory

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Words at Work

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Calling Sports on the Radio: Remembering Graham McNamee
by David King

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