Information Today
Volume 19, Issue 3 — March 2002
Information Today
Volume 19, Issue 3 — March 2002
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IT Feature
divine Acquires Northern Light[Full Text]
Through this latest purchase, divine adds key search technology and content to its extended enterprise solutions.
by Paula J. Hane — Page 1

IT Report from the Field
Keeping an Eye on the Slinky[Full Text]
The January 29 SIIA Information Industry Summit, held in New York and attended by 200 industry executives, addressed a number of key strategic issues.
by Linnea Christiani — Page 1

IT Report from the Field
ALA Midwinter Meeting 2002
This event featured a lower attendance and less frantic pace than in years past and elicited contrasting reactions among attendees.
by Ana Arias Terry — Page 24

Dialog Introduces NewsRoom[Full Text]
by Marydee Ojala — Page 1

World Reporter Reduces Content; Three-Party Contract Not Renewed[Full Text]
by Marydee Ojala — Page 3

Aurigin on the Verge of Bankruptcy[Full Text]
by Nancy Lambert — Page 14

OCLC Completes netLibrary Acquisition, Raises eBook Fees[Full Text]
by Paula J. Hane — Page 17

Washington's Governor Proposes Closing State Library[Full Text]
by Rebecca Lenzini — Page 20

ProQuest Acquires Micromedia, Ltd.; Adds More Titles; Upgrades Interface[Full Text]
by Barbara Quint — Page 45

ebrary Launches ebrarian 2.0, Announces New Publisher Partners[Full Text]
by Paula J. Hane — Page 46

LexisNexis to Distribute Congressional Quarterly Content[Full Text]
by Paula J. Hane — Page 48

Gale, ingenta Partner on InfoTrac Plus[Full Text]
by Paula J. Hane — Page 53
Online Columns & News

Quint’s Online
Classy Data for People of Class
Barbara Quint cautions that by pursuing institutional clients exclusively, the information industry is missing some valuable opportunities to reach individual users. — Page 8

Database Review
e-global library Advances the Virtual Library
Mick O'Leary talks about the benefits of this distance learning service, but explains why it's not quite ready to replace brick-and-mortar libraries. — Page 19

Legal Issues
Circumvention, Cybersquatting, and Groucho[Full Text]
Stephanie C. Ardito provides an update on recent noteworthy legal cases and pending legislation that have the potential to alter the way the information industry conducts its business. — Page 21

Company Announcements
Internet Today
Internet Insights
Northern Light Still Shines On[Full Text]
Péter Jacsó reports on the shutting down of Northern Light's Web search engine component of its NLSearch services.— Page 30

Internet Announcements

Internet Publishing Today

Focus on Publishing
Sorting Out the Web Services Puzzle
Robin Peek examines what's happening with the next "hot new thing"—Web services—and sifts through some of the hype to uncover the realities of the future of Web content delivery. — Page 36

Internet Publishing Announcements
Library Systems Today

The Systems Librarian
The Benefits of Wireless Technologies
Marshall Breeding presents an overview of wireless applications and discusses some of their library-specific uses. — Page 42

Library Systems Announcements
  • Calendar — Page 47
  • Book Review

  • Super Searchers Cover the World: The Online Secrets of International Business Researchers,
    by Mary Ellen Bates, reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory — Page 49
  • People Line — Page 63
Special Advertising Sections
  • Bookshelf — Pages 54-55
  • InfoToday 2002 Conference Preview — Pages 57­62
  • Classified Advertising — Page 64
  • Index to Advertisers
  • Information Today Directory of Services & Sources — Page 65

  • Online • Internet • CD/DVD • Library Systems
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