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Information Today
VOLUME 20 NUMBER 8 September 2003
Information Today
The Newspaper for Users and Producers of Electronic Information Services
World Library Congress Denounces USA PATRIOT Act
Dick Kaser, Information Today, Inc.'s vice president of content, reports from the August IFLA conference in Berlin.
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Up Front with Barbara Quint
Job Posting Wanted
bq discusses the ideal characteristics and responsibilities for a vendor librarian.
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NewsBreak Update
The Latest on Content, Search Engines, and More

by Paula J. Hane
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Focus on Publishing
Keeping Journal Competition Alive

Robin Peek explains how the lack of competition between journal publishers might hasten the move toward alternative
publishing models.
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Internet Insights
It's the Output, Stupid!
Péter Jacsó says that output is the most important—and most overlooked—aspect of the information-finding process.
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Legal Issues
Living in a Post-CIPA World
George H. Pike reviews the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Children's Internet Protection Act.
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Database Review
Publishers' Sites Evolving into Online Services

Mick O'Leary talks about Kluwer Online and Wiley InterScience, two publisher sites that double as online services.
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Change Is Very Exciting [Full Text]
Richard Poynder talks with Blackwell Publishing president Bob Campbell about his company's history, contract publishing model, and place in the STM industry.
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Sound Off for the Freedom to Read
[Full Text]
by Dick Kaser
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Letters to the Editor Page 16
by Gib Robbie
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Investigative Report
Elephants and Dung Trucks

Librarians will be the targets of increased public scrutiny as the difficulties of digital preservation come to light.
by Richard Poynder
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International Report
The latest news and issues from around the world
by Richard Poynder
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Product News & Reviews Page 37
People Line & the Executive Profile Page 45
Cover Notes   
Book Review
Knowledge Management and Networked Environments: Leveraging Intellectual Capital in Virtual Business Communities, edited by Alfred Beerli, Svenja Falk, and Daniel Diemers
reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory
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In Other Words
by Lauree Padgett
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ALA/CLA 2003
Despite initial fears that the SARS epidemic might cancel this joint conference, it attracted a large number of attendees and exhibitors.
by Rebecca Jones
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On the Road
A monthly look at upcoming ITI conferences
[Full Text]
by Nancy Garman
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Online in South Africa [Full Text]
This international event showcased developments in South Africa's information community.
by Marydee Ojala
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Conference Calendar
IFLA's 69th World Library and Information Congress
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Impressions of IFLA [Full Text]
Delegates from all over the world gathered to promote libraries and discuss the barriers to information access.
by Dick Kaser
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Achtung! Librarians in Action
by Dick Kaser
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Essential Reading from the 69th World Library and Information Congress
by Dick Kaser
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LinkUp @ Home 
Visit Link-Up Digital for additional Web-only content!  
Track Your Tax Dollars
by Thomas Pack
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Asking the Big Questions
by Wallys W. Conhaim
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It's All Greek to Me
by David King
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