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VOLUME 26 • NUMBER 5 • May 2009
Information Today
The Newspaper for Users and Producers of Electronic Information Services
ACRL Report Tackles Economic Woes Full Text $ Page 3
Cloudera Gets $5 Million From Accel Full Text $ Page 3
TRANSFER Code of Practice Gains Supporters Full Text $ Page 3
ProQuest Procures Lancet Rights Full Text $ Page 3
ARL Report Criticizes Proposed WorldCat Policy Full Text $ Page 4
NewsMakers Full Text $ Page 25

Web 3.0: The Next Step for the Internet Full Text $
While Web 2.0 democratized the internet for users, Web 3.0 will turn its focus back to the technology.
by Michael Baumann

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Securing Your Digital FutureClick for full-text HTML version (free) from Information Today, Inc.!
As technology advances, companies and organizations are pursuing new ways of preserving old information.
by Bill Greenwood

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Thoughts on the Future of Publishing Full Text $
Print publications are facing trying times, but they’ll be around for a while longer.
by Barbara Brynko
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Pew Reports: Internet Age Barrier Vanishing Full Text $
While the young are still the primary web users, older generations are joining in.
by Bill Greenwood
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Journal Bridges Print and Digital Worlds Full Text $ Page 20
The 2009 CODiE Finalists Full Text $ Page 22
M&A: Good News for Healthcare Data and Technology Full Text $ Page 23


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NewsBreak Update
Open Government, More OER, and the State of News Media Full Text $
by Paula J. Hane

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NewsMakers Full Text $

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Product News & Reviews
33 - Filtrbox: Tracking Real-Time Market News Full Text $
34 - Jigsaw Launches Data Fusion Full Text $
36 - And the Password Is … Full Text $

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Focus on Publishing
The Tide Has Changed, Get Over It Full Text $
Robin Peek takes a look at the implications of now-popular OA mandates.

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Internet Waves
Getting a Little Perspective on Social Networking Full Text $
Shirley Duglin Kennedy discusses the relationship between young and old social network users.

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Legal Issues
Patent Reform Is Back Before Congress Full Text $
George H. Pike examines new patent reform legislation currently before Congress.

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Library Stuff Revisited
People Finding 2.0 Full Text $
Steven M. Cohen shares three tools he uses to find biographical information.

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Insider’s Perspective
Onshore Outsourcing Helps Venture Capitalists Strengthen Investments Full Text $
Guest columnist Paul Gasparro explains the value of keeping outsourcing projects close to home.

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Database Review
iSEEK: Does It Out-Google Google? Full Text $
Mick O’Leary takes a look at a new metasearch and clustering engine.

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Up Front With Barbara Quint
The Foresight of Searchers, or How I Love Being Right Full Text $
bq recalls a conference panel that proved eerily prophetic.

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Words at Work Full Text $

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Eye of the Tiger Full Text $
by Dick Kaser

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Letter from the Editor Full Text $

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InfoToons Full Text $
by Gib Robbie

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IT Spotlight
Arity Takes Research to a New Level Full Text $
Marji McClure highlights one company that helps customers improve their research.

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Cool Tools
Following Tweets and Sharing Reads Full Text $
To help Twitter users get organized, John Carr explores details on two services.

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Interview With Lynne Brindley
A Decade of Innovation  Full Text $
The British Library’s chief executive has kick-started innovations that are changing the entire library community.
by Barbara Brynko

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Check It Out 

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People Line & the Executive Profile Full Text $

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International Report
Comments Sought on Digital Rights Proposals Full Text $
Our global correspondent reports on U.K. efforts to create a copyright agency, metadata translation in World Digital Library, and more.
by Jim Ashling

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Association Conferences: A Recurring Theme in June Full Text $
Donald T. Hawkins provides a sneak preview of the industry’s upcoming conferences.

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Information Today, Inc.’s Conference Dates

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Report From the Field
The Spring 2009 ASIDIC Meeting: Innovation in a Time of Change Full Text $
Text and photos by Donald T. Hawkins

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Report From the Field
CIL 2009: Socializing on the Go Full Text $
Text and photos by The ITI Blog Team

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Report From the Field
BSeC: Industry Insights Full Text $
by Michelle Manafy
Photos by Mark Goldstein

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Conferences Around the World Page 31
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Theme Park Sites Help You Plan Summer Fun Full Text $
by Thomas Pack

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Rambling From a Baseball Celebrity … and a Bit of Recorded Wit Full Text $
by David King

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Book Review
The New Public Library: Becoming More Than an ISP Full Text $
Public Libraries and Internet Service Roles: Measuring and Maximizing Internet Services
by Charles R. McClure and Paul T. Jaeger
reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory

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Meet the Editor
Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen: Streaming Is BossClick for full PDF version (free) from Information Today, Inc.!
Lauree Padgett takes a look at the editors behind Information Today, Inc.’s many publications.

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