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VOLUME 30 • NUMBER 9 • October 2013
Information Today
The Newspaper for Users and Producers of Electronic Information Services

What’s Trending in Ebooks
by Barbara Brynko
With the wealth of tools, platforms, and services being added to the ebook arena today, publishers have even more ways to monetize the “p” to “e” transition.

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Don’t Get Caught With Your Servers DownClick for FREE full-text article.
by Donovan Griffin

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Batten Down the Collections Click for FREE full-text article.
by Donovan Griffin

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IFLA Trend Report: Riding the Waves or Caught in the Tide
Text and photos by Marydee Ojala

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Executive Profile
Paul Harwood, General Manager, U.K., Nordic, and South African Territories, EBSCO Information Services
by Jamie Babbitt

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OA: Teetering Toward the Tipping Point
by Barbara Quint

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Special Report
U.S. Hits Record of Home Broadband
by Donovan Griffin

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Special Report
Libraries Quicken Digital Pace
by Barbara Brynko

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IT Spotlight
PublishThis: Content at Your Fingertips
by Donovan Griffin

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NewsBytes Page 12

Pike: Big Legal Win
by Barbara Brynko

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International Report
Libraries in the Developing World
by John Charlton

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World of Libraries Page 15
Editor’s Note
Trends Watch
Click for FREE full-text article.

by Barbara Brynko
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Behind the Lens
When Medium Becomes Message
by Dick Kaser

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Legal Issues
The NSA and an Imperfect World
by George H. Pike

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Internet Waves
Your Website Is Broken
by Shirley Duglin Kennedy

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Intellectual Property
Copyright Norms Clash With MOOCs
by K. Matthew Dames

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Redefining Search
From Dick Tracy to the Metawatch

by Stephen E. Arnold

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Database Review
‘Library’ Databases: To Use or Not to Use
by Mick O’Leary

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Tools of the Trade
What’s Good for You
by Donovan Griffin

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Product News Page 28
Findaway World: Adapting to the Market
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Gimlet: Helping Reference Services
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BYOD: Keeping Data Secure
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hoopla digital: Check Out the Videos
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NuoDB: User-Driven Upgrades
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EnterpriseJungle: Connecting Colleagues
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Information Today, Inc. Conferences Page 16

Report From the Field
Sing a Song of Singapore
Text and photos by Marydee Ojala

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Global Outlook Page 17

In Other Words
Learning by Example
by Lauree Padgett

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Book Review
Libraries Equal Education
Transforming Our Image, Building Our Brand: The Education Advantage
by Valerie J. Gross
Reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory

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Words at Work Page 36

Two Seasons: Football and Waiting for Football
by Thomas Pack

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