Information Today
Volume 19, Issue 10 — November 2002
Information Today
Volume 19, Issue 10 — November 2002
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Poynder on Point
Reinventing MCB University Press[Full Text]
Richard Poynder reports on Emerald, a U.K. company that changed its name from MCB University Press—a move that some say was made to escape a controversial past. 
by Richard Poynder — Page

IT Report from the Field
Forrester Research Hosts Portals Summit[Full Text]
This 1-day seminar showed attendees how to effectively set up and use enterprise portals.
by Marydee Ojala — Page 1 

IT Report from the Field
The Truth About Digital Rights Management[Full Text]
A 90-minute lunchtime session hosted by the SIIA focused on DRM's application to content-revenue and customer models.
by Gail Dykstra — Page 22 

IT Interview
CSA Leverages Its Hybrid Role
In a recent interview, CSA president Matt Dunie talked about his company's decision to remove its files from Dialog as well as his open letter to the information industry.
by Paula J. Hane — Page 25 

Virginia Library Consortium Impressed with CSA
by Paula J. Hane — Page 28 

IT Report from the Field
Where Is DRM Headed Now?[Full Text]
This daylong program, held within the Seybold San Francisco 2002 conference, addressed DRM theory and practical applications. 
by Gail Dykstra — Page 29 

IT Report from the Field
ASIDIC Fall 2002 Meeting
The 30-year-old organization got back to its grass roots at this September conference in Philadelphia.
by Dick Kaser and John Eichorn — Page 56

Factiva Launches Factiva Fusion for Enterprise Digital Integration[Full Text]
by Barbara Quint — Page 1 

Asia News Network Introduces English-Language Site[Full Text]
by Paula J. Hane — Page 3 Gets Updated[Full Text]
by Paula J. Hane — Page 14 

Gale Launches E-Books with OCLC's netLibrary[Full Text]
by Barbara Quint — Page 15 

Google Expands Google News[Full Text]
by Marydee Ojala — Page 18 

PCIPB Releases National Cyber-Security Recommendations[Full Text]
by Miriam A. Drake — 21 

Gale ReferenceLink Brings Dialog Back to Public/Academic Library Market[Full Text]
by Barbara Quint — Page 49 

Google Upgrades Appliance Tool[Full Text]
by Richard W. Wiggins — Page 50 
Online Columns & News

What Vendors Can Do for Us Now
Barbara Quint says that vendors would do well to ingratiate themselves with their customers.— Page

Database Review
xreferplus Heats Up Ready Reference Race
Mick O'Leary takes a look at this multidisciplinary collection's features, including its unique cross-referencing system.— Page 12 

Legal Issues
New Filtering and Censorship Challenges
Stephanie C. Ardito reports on recent lawsuits that raise concerns about our uncensored access to information and entertainment. — Page 19 

Company Announcements
Internet Today

Internet Waves
All the News Really Does Fit
Shirley Duglin Kennedy reports on the wealth of news sites that can be found online, but cautions us to use the information wisely. — Page 32 

Internet Insights
Is the Writing on the Wall for Dialog?
Péter Jacsó notes that CSA's removal of the LISA database may be the start of a trend. — Page 34 

Internet Announcements
Internet Publishing Today

Focus on Publishing
A Publishing Strategy in Troubled Times[Full Text]
Robin Peek takes stock of Adobe and its Network Publishing strategy to examine the direction of the Internet publishing industry. — Page 40 

Internet Publishing Announcements
Library Systems Today

The Systems Librarian
Using the lib-web-cats Directory
Marshall Breeding explains how this tool can help users spot library automation trends and decide which system to implement.— Page 46 

Library Systems Announcements
Link-Up: At Home
Double-Checking Your Facts
by Reid Goldsborough — Page 51 

Grammar Guidance on CD-ROM
by Thomas Pack — Page 51 

People Who Love Their Computers Too Much
by Reid Goldsborough — Page 51 

Personal & Professional Development — Page 52 

Software Review
by J. A. Hitchcock — Page 53 

Personal Computing
by Reid Goldsborough — Page 54 

For additional Web-only Link-Up content, check

  • Calendar — Page 57
  • InfoToons

  • by Gib Robbie — Page 60 
  • Letters to the Editor Page 60
  • Book Reviews

  • Smart Services: Competitive Information Strategies, Solutions and Success Stories for Service Businesses
    by Gwen M. Gregory — Page 61
  • People Line — Page 63
Special Advertising Sections
  • Bookshelf — Page 58­59 
  • Information Today Directory of Services & Sources

  • Online • Internet • CD/DVD • Library Systems — Page 65
  • Index to Advertisers
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