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VOLUME 23 NUMBER 10 November 2006
Information Today
The Newspaper for Users and Producers of Electronic Information Services
Google Expands Offerings with YouTube, Warner Music Group, and SONY BMG Music Entertainment Page 3
Swets Celebrates 105 Years of Service Page 3
Elsevier Partners with Group on New Journal Page 3
Thomson to Acquire Solucient, LLC Page 14
Outsell, Inc.’s Reports Forecast B2B, STM Growth Page 14
NewsMakers Page 40

Lost Data: The Legal Challenges
In a day when security breaches are becoming synonymous with lawsuits, here’s how the courts are dealing with the problems.
by George H. Pike

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Ten Ways to Boost Data Security
An industry expert offers insight into adding protective layers of corporate data security.
by Phillip Britt

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Trials: The New E-Book Readers
Will these new devices from SONY and iRex Technologies give the e-book market the edge to compete with print?
by Paula J. Hane

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Report from the Field
What’s New with VNU
Here’s how the European information services giant is diversifying its publishing assets.
by Gary Flood

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Cream Rises to the Top with Helium
A new site offers a unique way to gather and filter online content.
by Michael Baumann

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Up Front with Barbara Quint
Law and Leverage: Google Book Search’s Future
bq foresees myriad options on the horizon for the digitization giant.

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NewsBreak Update
Partnerships, Online Video, and More
by Paula J. Hane

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Focus on Publishing
Acrobat 8 Rolls Out
Robin Peek wonders how many new “Gee-whiz” features are on the horizon.

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Internet Waves
Your Tax Dollars?
Shirley Duglin Kennedy monitors cutbacks filtering down from federal to state and local levels.

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Legal Issues
A Safe Harbor Against Lawsuits
George Pike sees Section 230’s tug-of-war between users and service providers moving back into public scrutiny.

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Library Stuff Revisited
A Wiki of Muppet Mania
Steven M. Cohen ponders the possibilities of wikis and almanacs living in harmony.

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Intellectual Property
Plagiarism: The New ‘Piracy’
K. Matthew Dames sees plagiarism becoming the new crime du jour as it raises our collective level of citation savvy.

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Factiva: Dow Jones Buys Reuters’ Interest

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Database Review
Google Book Search Has Far to Go
Mick O’Leary tracks the course of Google’s progress in its book project.

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Anonymity, Privacy, and Full Disclosure
by Dick Kaser

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Letter to the Editor Page 16
by Gib Robbie
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International Report
Search, Harvest, and Archive the Web
Our global correspondent reports a new search engine, repository growth, and Web harvesting.
by Jim Ashling

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People Line & the Executive Profile

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Product News & Reviews
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Preparing for the Unexpected
43 – Really Strategies Debuts RSuite CMS
44 – Convera: A New Product Platform for Professionals
45 – BeNetSafe Service Eases Parents’ Concerns of Internet Safety
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University of Wisconsin-Madison Joins Google Books Library Project

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Major End-of-Year Conferences
Donald T. Hawkins provides a sneak preview of the upcoming conferences around the globe.

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Report from the Field
Following the Eyeballs
Publishers at SIIA’s new European event keep their eyes on the money.
Text and photos by Dick Kaser

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Report from the Field
Information Architecture: Building Our Practice
Information architects gather at the Euro IA Summit in Berlin to discuss the move into corporate strategic levels.
Text and photos by Emil Levine

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Conference Calendar Page 36
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Reading Resources on the Web
by Thomas Pack

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Fantasy Golf? Sounds Good
by David King

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The Past and Future of Hard Drives
by Reid Goldsborough

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Cover Notes

Book Review
Reaching Out to the Library Community
Sacred Stacks: The Higher Purpose of Libraries and Librarianship
by Nancy Kalikow Maxwell
reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory

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In Other Words
The Next Generation
A look inside Information Today, Inc.’s other publications
by Lauree Padgett
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