Information Today
September 2000


IT Report from the Field
The Resurgence of Intellectual Capital[Full Text]
The Conference Board’s Intellectual Capital Management Conference, held June 29–30, sought to explain the concept of intellectual capital and detail ways in which to use it effectively.
by Michael Koenig — Page 1

IT Report from the Field
ALA Annual Conference 2000
Held July 6–12 in Chicago, the event provided a venue for library automation vendors to announce changes in business relationships and to show off the latest releases of their products and services.
by Marshall Breeding — Page 60

Online Columns & News

National Writers Union Reaches Agreement with Contentville[Full Text]
by Paula J. Hane — Page 1

AltaVista Gets a Facelift, Offers New Search Goodies[Full Text]
by Chris Sherman — Page 1

COMTEX Launches Newsroom Direct[Full Text]
by Susan Funke — Page 7

e-psyche Announces Distribution Partners[Full Text]
by Tom Hogan — Page 8

IDD Information Services Relaunched as[Full Text]
by Barbara Quint — Page 10 Eases Purchase of Newsletters, Adds More Titles and Publishers[Full Text]
by Barbara Quint — Page 18

Does British Telecom Own Hyperlinks?[Full Text]
by Nancy Lambert — Page 20

The Library Corporation Acquires CARL Corp.[Full Text]
by Marshall Breeding — Page 23

Factiva Publisher: On Time and on Target with First Branded Product[Full Text]
by Rebecca Jones — Page 26

LEXIS Launches New Portal for Small Legal Libraries[Full Text]
by Paula J. Hane — Page 61 Decision Reached, But Questions Remain[Full Text]
by Daniel R. Valente — Page 64

Network Solutions, Inc. Joins with Thomson and Thomson[Full Text]
by Barbara Quint — Page 65

Hoover’s Buys[Full Text]
by Barbara Quint — Page 66

Quint’s Online
Recruiting a Corporate Dream Team[Full Text]
Barbara Quint tells human resource managers that their companies can’t go wrong by hiring librarians—and that they should pay them what they deserve. — Page 12

Database Review
FirstSearch Revitalizes Supermarket Concept[Full Text]
Mick O’Leary reports that this complete renovation of OCLC’s multi-database search service fills an important information need.  — Page 14

Hiring Line
Rules for Electronic Resumés
Richard Ream offers tips for information professionals who want to either post their resumes at online job sites or send them directly to prospective employers. — Page 24

Company Announcements
Internet Today

Internet Insights
Now That It’s Built, Will They Come?
Péter Jacsó analyzes—a site that has been involved in some recent copyright-related lawsuits—and wonders if it’s all it’s cracked up to be. — Page 30

Internet Waves
A Road Trip on the Information Highway[Full Text]
Shirley Kennedy reports that, despite it sometimes resembling a “digital cesspool,” the Web still has tons of interesting and valuable information that’s freely available. — Page 32

Internet Announcements
Internet Publishing Today
Focus on Publishing
A Busy Summer for E-Books
Robin Peek notes that it was a fairly active summer for e-books with the formation of new alliances, a forthcoming new entry into the e-book device market, and two major authors’ plans to try alternative publishing strategies.   — Page 42

Internet Publishing Announcements

CD/DVD Today
CD/DVD Commentaries

When Is a Database Better on CD-ROM?
Péter Jacsó compares several online databases with their disc counterparts, and finds that the latter are still an important resource.  — Page 46

CD/DVD Announcements

Library Systems Today

The Systems Librarian
The Sound of Microforms Disappearing
Terry Ballard expresses concern about the long-term future of electronic library services, noting that paper, microform, and CD-ROM resources are increasingly being replaced by those on the Web. — Page 52

Library Systems Announcements

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