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VOLUME 22 NUMBER 6 June 2005
Information Today
The Newspaper for Users and Producers of Electronic Information Services
In the Beginning, There Was Content–Part 2
Part 2 of this series concludes with a roundup of eight industry notables who share their thoughts on the future of content creation and distribution.
by Paula J. Hane
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Intellectual Property
Protecting Future Policy

In this first installment of an ongoing series on intellectual property issues, we take a closer look at safeguarding
copyrights, patents, trademarks, and trade secrets.
by Dan Duncan
Page 1
No Phishing Allowed
Phishing, pharming, spimming, and spoofing. Welcome to the wide world of Web deception and fraud. Here’s how and why users are being bilked at astounding rates.
by Phillip Britt
Page 1
Interview with Dwayne Spradlin
Hoover’s: Solving Information Chaos

The “new” president of Hoover’s shares upcoming developments for 2005 and beyond.
by Paula J. Hane
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Up Front with Barbara Quint
The Invisible Vendor
bq ponders the reality of trying to find those traditionalists who are staying off the open Web.

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NewsBreak Update
Partnerships, Personalization, and Personal Security Top the News
by Paula J. Hane

Page 7

Focus on Publishing
Can DRM Play Nice?

Robin Peek follows Congress as it weighs in on the future of Digital Rights Management.

Page 19

Internet Waves
No Going Back

Shirley Duglin Kennedy gives the Apple iBook a try with some surprising results.

Page 19

Legal Issues
Academics Test Copyright Law

George Pike counts the ways that copyright regulations will affect academic research.

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Database Review
Good Content, Good Searching, Getting Better

Mick O’Leary finds fresh insights into Internet use from the Pew Internet & American Life Project.
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Don’t Be Stupid
by Dick Kaser
Page 18
Letter from the Editor Page 18
by Gib Robbie
Page 18
International Report
U.K. Libraries, Elections, and Manifestos

The U.K. Parliament Select Committee on Culture, Media and Sport reports on the real state of libraries in Great Britain.
by Jim Ashling
Page 29
Product News & Reviews Page 42
People Line & the Executive Profile Page 43
On the Road
A Summer Potpourri

Donald T. Hawkins offers updates on summer conferences … SLA, ALA, CLA, and more.
Page 32
The Web and After: The Future of Scholarly E-Publishing
At the 21st International Learned Journals Seminar for the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) in London, debate centers on ways in which scholarly publishing will operate and develop in an established Web environment.
by Jim Ashling
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Structured Content
Versus Free Form: Where the Experts Disagree

David Weinberger kicked off the Buying & Selling eContent conference in Scottsdale, Ariz., with a challenge for lovers of structured content; in San Francisco, the Gilbane Conference on Content Management Technologies took a different spin on content with an update on DITA applications.
by Dick Kaser
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Under Sunny Skies: Buying & Selling eContent 2005
The Scottsdale, Ariz., forecast called for blue skies, sunshine, and hot topics at ITI Inc.’s conference. Our pictorial essay offers a roundup of a few players before, during, and after the sessions.
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Report from the Field
The Latest on Search Engines

Industry pundits at the Association of Information and Dissemination Centers (ASIDIC) conference in New Orleans and the 10th Annual Search Engine Meeting in Boston share new developments in search engines, from marketing to technology.
by Donald T. Hawkins
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Conference Calendar

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Cover Notes
Book Review
Unexpected Effects of Computers

The Serendipity Machine: A Voyage of Discovery Through the Unexpected World of Computers
by David Green
reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory
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In Other Words
Rings and Things

A look inside Information Today, Inc.’s other publications
by Lauree Padgett
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Online Discussion Groups
by Reid Goldsborough

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It’s as ‘Easy as Pie’
by Thomas Pack

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Cheap Seats or Cheap Shots?
by David King

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