Information Today
November 2000


IT  Interview
Eugene Garfield Celebrates a Birthday and a Career[Full Text]
In a recent interview, Eugene Garfield, ISI’s founder and chairman emeritus, discusses his 4 decades in the information industry as well as what he’s up to now.
by Paula J. Hane — Page 1

IT Report from the Field
KMWorld 2000: An Exponential Experience[Full Text]
The KMWorld 2000 conference, held September 13–15 in Santa Clara, California, generated a lot of interest and helped prove that predictions about the demise of knowledge management are false.
by Rebecca Jones and Stephen Abram — Page 1

IT Report from the Field
Online World 2000—The End of an Era[Full Text]
This final Online World conference—which will soon be replaced by two more-focused events—generated some nostalgia for longtime attendees and lived up to the expectations set by previous shows.
by Donald T. Hawkins — Page 18

The Final (W)Rap Session[Full Text]
by Péter Jacsó — Page 72

IT Report from the Field
Electronic Book 2000: Protecting Content[Full Text]
This year’s conference, held September 25–27 in Washington, DC, focused on new software to promote digital rights management and the introduction of new e-book business models.
by Judy Luther — Page 23

Online Columns & News

LEXIS-NEXIS Introduces Veracity[Full Text]
by Susan Funke — Page 1

Online, Inc. Announces the End of Online World and the Beginning of  Two New Conferences[Full Text]
by Sheri R. Lanza — Page 3

FirstGov Launches as Gateway to Government Information[Full Text]
by Paula J. Hane — Page 7

Datamonitor Syndicates Content to Web Sites with New CommentWire Service[Full Text]
by Barbara Quint — Page 8

Thomson’s Gale Group Acquires K.G. Saur from Reed Elsevier[Full Text]
by Barbara Quint — Page 10

Gale Group’s InfoTrac OneFile Creates Web-Based Periodical Collection for Libraries[Full Text]
by Barbara Quint — Page 12

Quint’s Online
An Early Holiday Wish List
Barbara Quint suggests some improvements and new concepts that she thinks the information industry should embrace. — Page 13

Database Review
NEXIS Finally Goes Dot-Com[Full Text]
Mick O’Leary examines NEXIS’ new service, which combines data depth and search power with a catchy design and user-friendly features.  — Page 32

Company Announcements
Internet Today

Internet Insights Embraces Free Content Trend
Péter Jacsó takes a look at, a new, online article-search service that offers free, full-text access to magazines and journals. — Page 38

Internet Waves
Linking Policies for Public Web Sites
Shirley Kennedy explains why it’s important to develop and post policies on public Web sites to inform users about linking—and to avoid lawsuits. — Page 42

Internet Announcements
Internet Publishing Today
Focus on Publishing
The Digital Rights Management Dilemma
Robin Peek discusses the current methods being used to control the use of digital content, and notes that a recent Forrester Research report predicts that neither technologies nor lawsuits will stop Internet content theft.  — Page 50

Internet Publishing Announcements

CD/DVD Today
CD/DVD Commentaries

How the Reference Market Is Being Won
Péter Jacsó compares Microsoft’s Encarta and Encyclopaedia Britannica’s CD/DVD-ROM encyclopedias, as well as their disc/online integration. — Page 54

CD/DVD Announcements

Library Systems Today

The Systems Librarian
Marking Time and Looking Ahead
Terry Ballard details personal and professional milestones in the library-systems and information fields. — Page 60

Library Systems Announcements

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