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VOLUME 22 NUMBER 3 March 2005
Information Today
The Newspaper for Users and Producers of Electronic Information Services
Report from the Field
Southampton Workshop Tackles Open Access
The "successful" 2-day conference at Southampton University focused on the leadership, direction, and launch of open access institutional repositories.
by Stevan Harnad
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Report from the Field
Growth Continues for Information Online
The self-proclaimed "No. 1 event for the online information industry in the Asia-Pacific region" drew a geographically diverse group of information specialists and librarians to the Sydney Convention Center in Australia.
by Ray Lewis
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Up Front with Barbara Quint
Not for Love or Money
bq offers a few options on how academic librarians can measure real-world availability of products before acquisitions are made.

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NewsBreak Update
Optimism Pervades the Industry
by Paula J. Hane

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Focus on Publishing
Makeover News: Adobe Acrobat 7.0 Released
Robin Peek takes a closer look at what she calls "probably the most misunderstood software in history."

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17 Internet Waves
Search Me
Shirley Duglin Kennedy tests your search savvy: Can you tell the difference between "sponsored" and "unbiased" results?

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Legal Issues
A Crystal Ball for Congress
George Pike shows how the legal system is trying to keep pace with ever-changing technology.

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Database Review
The EPIC Fight for Privacy
Mick O'Leary turns the spotlight on the Electronic Privacy Information Center's activities.

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Moreover, the News Aggregator

Jim Pitkow, who has been at the helm of Moreover since May 2002, shares his insights into real-time news and the company's plans for 2005.
by Paula J. Hane

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The Bloggers & Embargoes Thread
by Dick Kaser

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Letter to the Editor Page 16
by Gib Robbie
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International Report
World Summit Gets Ready for Next Step
As global preparations are being made in Tunisia for the conference's second phase, here's a detailed list of the progress that the WSIS has made to date.
by Jim Ashling
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Product News & Reviews Page 22
People Line & the Executive Profile Page 23
On the Road
An End and a Beginning
As Donald T. Hawkins takes over the authorship of On the Road, Nancy Garman bids adieu (don't worry, she'll still be arranging the ITI conferences).
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Report from the Field
2005 McGraw-Hill Media Summit

The 750 high-powered conference attendees were ready and willing to solve the equation: Global Media + Technology Innovation = Communications Revolution.
by Kinley Levack
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Report from the Field
Connecting for Growth: The SIIA Information Industry Summit 2005
Content, branding, blogging, and ad revenue were just a few of the highlights at the fourth annual SIIA Content Division conference.
by Barbara Brynko
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Conference Calendar

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Cover Notes
Book Review
The New Set of Electronic Rules
Legal Solutions in Electronic Reserves and the Electronic Delivery of Interlibrary Loan by Janet Brennan Croft
reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory
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In Other Words
March Madness
A look inside Information Today, Inc.'s other publications
by Lauree Padgett
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Sims Play Matchup
by David King

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