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Magazines > Computers in Libraries > May 2003
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Computers in Libraries
VOLUME 23, NUMBER 5 May 2003
Computers in Libraries
Complete Coverage of Library Information Technology

This Month: Building Digital Collections


How Much Security Does Your Library Need?
Few doctors would prescribe lots of pills and unnecessary surgery as an ongoing health regimen. In the same way, it's possible to "overdo" security measures for your library computers. This author explains how to keep your systems healthy and functioning by taking sensible security measures.
by Kyle Banerjee

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Uncovering the 'Spy' Network: Is Spyware Watching Your Library Computers?
You have a firewall, passwords, and antivirus software—but are these enough to keep prying eyes out of your computers? Often silent and invisible, "spyware" can sneak around these security measures and compromise your passwords, patron information, and everything else on your computers. Find out what you can do to stop it.
by Daniel Fidel Ferrer and Mary Mead
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An Easy Way to Perform Critical Updates
Are you tired of updating software and downloading patches, all day long, one PC at a time? No more! This trio found a
way to have all machines updated automatically, all the time for Microsoft Critical Updates. They share their time-saving, aggravation-saving software solution with
CIL readers.
by Charles Elton, Michael Tucker, and Donna McDonald
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A Quick Guide to Basic Network Security Terms
If you could use a little more information about today's
security terminology, this handy guide will give you all the basics at-a-glance. Photocopy it and post it in your office!

by Dina and Vijay Kanabar
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The View from the Top Left Corner
You Are Under Attack 24 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week
by Michael Schuyler
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Online Treasures
Security in the Library—Technology Brings a New Twist to an Old Problem
by Janet L. Balas
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Building Digital Libraries
Managing a 'Forest' of Servers and Documents
by Terence K. Huwe
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Techman's TechPage
A Different Spin on Security
by D. Scott Brandt
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The Systems Librarian
Defending Your ILS Against Security Threats
by Marshall Breeding

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Editor's Notes
Security Blanket
by Kathy Dempsey
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Newsline Reports
CIL Magazine Brought to Life at Annual CIL Conference in D.C.
by Kathy Dempsey and Elisabeth Winter
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Password Security Is a Must for Any Organization
by Marshall A. Berger
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People & Places Page 42

How to Contribute to CIL

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Index to Advertisers Page 55

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