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The Copyright Capers Continue
Embedded information in cameras, printers, and other devices can provide more data about you than you ever imagined.
by Kinley Levack
To bq, From ProQuest
ProQuest Information and Learning merged with CSA, our ever-insightful
columnist Barbara Quint offered some advice on making the deal work
well. And the top ProQuest management couldn’t resist replying.
by Marty Kahn and Matt Dunie
Here’s why Web site owners and users need to be reading all the fine print.
by David Mirchin
No Immediate Changes Expected From Swets Deal
Key players review the aftermath of Glide Buy Out Partners’ purchase of Royal Swets & Zeitlinger.
by Phillip Britt
The Search for People Search
Here’s how three vertical search engines scour the Web for people data.
by Vanessa Fox
CrossRef: A New Tool to Detect Plagiarism
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Up Front with Barbara Quint
Who the Heck Is Tristram Shandy? Or What’s Not Wrong With Google Book Search?
bq digs deeper into the Google Book Search controversy.
Focus on Publishing
Speed Bumps for Open Access?
Robin Peek ponders Yale University’s decision to drop its membership to BioMed Central.
Web 2.0 Alphabet: Part 1
Shirley Duglin Kennedy compiles a user-savvy list of Web 2.0 “thingies” from A to M. Stay tuned next month for N to Z.
First Sale Doctrine Put to the Test
George H. Pike investigates the challenges that digital content has had on this doctrine.
Computer Associations Speak Out About Fair Use
Columnist K. Matthew Dames offers insights into how copyright issues can create strange bedfellows.
Library Stuff Revisited
Getting on the Right Track
Steven M. Cohen provides tips on tracking legislation through a variety of channels.
Whose Data Is It, Anyway?
In our column written by information technology experts, Jim
Fowler, CEO and co-founder of Jigsaw, discusses data ownership issues.
SoonR Helps Convert Smartphones Into Information Tools
Marji McClure checks up on one of the latest technologies for mobile users.
PayScale: The Compensation Wiki
Mick O’Leary explores this product of the Web-enabled revolution.
Social Networking, New Search Engines, and More
by Paula J. Hane
Product News & Reviews
40 - Near-Time: A Premium Option
40 - ScienceDirect: A Growing Collection of Ebooks
41 - Capital IQ: Tapping Into Global Financial Data
42 - Nirvanix: Storage Solutions for Growing Content
42 - Jigsaw: Adding More Enhancement Pieces to the Puzzle
Fall Conference Season Gets Underway
Donald T. Hawkins provides a sneak preview of the upcoming conferences around the globe.
Report from the Field
IFLA 2007: Progress, Development, and Partnerships
site of this year’s conference was Durban, South Africa, where
attendees explored the libraries of the future from all angles.
Text by Jane Dysart; photos by Marydee Ojala
Report from the Field
Think Globally, Act Locally
second Global Information Industry Summit delved into the importance of
understanding the local culture in a global expansion.
by Jim Ashling
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by Dick Kaser
| Letter from the Editor
by Gib Robbie
Interview With Erin McKean
The ABCs of the Word Market
The chief consulting editor of the American Dictionaries for
the Oxford University Press talks about her role as a “dictionary
by Donald T. Hawkins
On-Demand TV Creates a Stir in the U.K.
Our global correspondent reports on the BBC iPlayer and a new OA portal for the developing world.
by Jim Ashling
People Line & the Executive Profile
Studying the Intricacies of Social Network Analysis
Social Networking: The Essence of Innovation
by Jay Liebowitz
reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory
In Other Words
A look inside Information Today, Inc.’s other publications.
by Lauree Padgett
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by Thomas Pack
Softball Takes Up Challenge to Be a Part of Olympics
by David King