Information Today
Volume 18, Issue 4 — April 2001
Information Today
Volume 18, Issue 4 — April 2001
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IT Interview
Moreover Tackles Indexing News on the Web[Full Text]
In a recent interview, Moreover CEO Nick Denton talked about his company’s extraction technology, business model, and products.
by Paula J. Hane — Page 1

Online Insights
Using Library School Skills at a Dot-Com
After spending a year at the Internet division of VNU, a Dutch publisher, this writer realized that he’d used the skills acquired at library school more than he had in the previous 15 years combined. 
by Paul Blake — Page 1

IT Report from the Field
The Best of Broadway
If you’re looking for something to do while in New York for next month’s InfoToday 2001 conference, here’s a list of Broadway shows that are worth seeing.
by Ev Brenner  — Page 54

Lexis-Nexis Announces Availability of Chinese-Language Content[Full Text]
by Gary Price — Page 1

ClearForest Announces Agreement with Dow Jones Newswires[Full Text]
by Paula J. Hane — Page 3

Bowker for Sale, All or in Parts[Full Text]
by Barbara Quint — Page 8

Delphion Updates Web Site, Enables Access to Derwent World Patents Index[Full Text]
by Nancy Lambert — Page 18

Ingram to Create New Book Catalog Database, Drop Long-Standing Connection with Bowker[Full Text]
by Barbara Quint — Page 20

Recent Trends Result in a New Status for VeriSign[Full Text]
by Wallace Koehler — Page 21

Google Acquires[Full Text]
by Richard W. Wiggins — Page 22

NewsEdge Announces Electronic Publishing Technology[Full Text]
by Paula J. Hane — Page 24

Online Columns & News

Quint’s Online
Possible-Recession Planning: Part Two[Full Text]
Barbara Quint stresses the importance of paying close attention to information professionals’ advice, and urges companies to incorporate these experts into their decision-making teams. — Page 12

Database Review
Questia’s Take on the Digital Library
Mick O’Leary reviews Questia and notes that while its collection has many gaping holes and outdated titles, the service is, nonetheless, an innovative and appealing electronic research tool. — Page 14

Hiring Line
Holding On to the Best and Brightest
Richard Ream discusses why it’s so important to retain quality employees and gives tips on how to do it. — Page 16

Company Announcements

Internet Today

Internet Insights
xrefer: An Xcellent British Dot-Com[Full Text]
Péter Jacsó reviews this free service, which integrates the best U.K. ready-reference sources via cross-references and cross-links. — Page 28

Internet Announcements
Internet Publishing Today
Focus on Publishing
The Tangled Scholarly Publishing Mess[Full Text]
Robin Peek contemplates what has been accomplished so far in moving scholarly publishing to the digital world, and discusses some of the future challenges, including less support and resources. — Page 36

Internet Publishing Announcements

Library Systems Today

The Systems Librarian
Providing Virtual Reference Service
Marshall Breeding explains how libraries can expand beyond their physical walls to offer reference services through the Web. — Page 42

Library Systems Announcements
  • CalendarPage 47
  • Book Review

  • Statistics and Performance Measures for Public Library Networked Services, 
    by John Carlo Bertot, Charles R. McClure, and Joe Ryan, reviewed by Gwen Gregory — Page 49
  • People Line — Page 53
Special Advertising Sections
  • Online Directory of Services & Sources — Page 25
  • Internet Directory of Services & Sources — Page 33
  • Library Systems Directory of Services & Sources — Page 45
  • CD/DVD Directory of Services & Sources — Page 77
  • Bookshelf — Pages 50­51
  • InfoToday 2001 Conference Preview — Pages 55­74
  • Classified Advertising — Page 77
  • Index to Advertisers
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