|COLUMNS & NEWS
Up Front with Barbara
Rules of Ruling the Road
bq suggests that information professionals and librarians who serve the end-user
community have good advice to offer search engines.
The Latest on Factiva, Ingenta, Google,
by Paula J. Hane
Focus on Publishing
Robin Peek examines what a pilot project between Google and DSpace means for
The Great American E-Mail Quiz
Shirley Duglin Kennedy offers a test to determine exactly how dependent on e-mail
you really are.
A SAFEr USA PATRIOT Act?
George H. Pike discusses this act and several proposals that seek to modify or
repeal portions of it.
Learner's Library Dumbs Down
Mick O'Leary says there are many flaws in this collection.
Thomson Gale Upgrades the Learning Experience
New company president Gordon Macomber discusses the organization's plans for
2004 as well as several industry issues.
by Paula J. Hane
British Library Initiatives
The latest information industry news from the U.K., Canada, Nigeria, and Iran
by Jim Ashling
Who Will Knock These Heads Together?
The decision by patent and trademark offices to offer patent information on the
Internet has become a controversial issue.
by Richard Poynder
What We've Got
by Dick Kaser
Letter to the Editor
by Gib Robbie
People Line & the
News & Reviews
| Report from
The Ninth Annual Search Engine Meeting
This event focused on the leading edges of search engine research, development,
categorization, and indexing.
by Nancy Garman
| Book Review
Build Your Information a Home
Information Architecture: Designing Information Environments for Purpose,
edited by Alan Gilchrist and Barry Mahon
reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory
| In Other Words
A look inside Information Today, Inc.'s other publications
by Lauree Padgett
Digital for additional Web-only content!
AOL Goes Full Circle
by Wallys W. Conhaim
by Thomas Pack
Out to the Ol' Ball Yard
by David King