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Searcher Magazine
VOLUME 11 • NUMBER 4 • April 2003 
The Magazine for Database Professionals

Plagiarism: Librarians Help Provide New Solutions to an Old Problem
While technology has made plagiarism easier, it has also made it easier to detect. Denise Hamilton explains how librarians are getting involved in this battle, what can tip off a plagiarized hand, and the software that can turn suspicion into confirmation.

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Quickiwiki, Swiki, Twiki, Zwiki, and the Plone Wars: Wiki as PIM and Collaborative Content ToolClick for full-text HTML version (free) from Information Today, Inc.!
Don't know what a wiki, swiki, twiki, or the like is? David Mattison will enlighten you as he catches the wave of this growing technology that uses freely expandable collections of interlinked Web pages to create a hypertext information storage system.
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The Influence of Business on Government
Paul Piper and Hazel Cameron explore the hard-to-define relationship between big business and politics, providing a look at free Web sites that might help to untangle and decipher the deep-tiered levels of this often murky connection.
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Searcher's VoiceClick for full-text HTML version (free) from Information Today, Inc.!
What the—?? Is this really bq using her editorial space to promote a product? To find out what product and why, flip to page 6 and read on!

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Internet ExpressClick for full-text HTML version (free) from Information Today, Inc.!
Feeling, shall we say, a bit "taxed" at the moment? Need some quick online guidance to make sense of your 2002 return and keep the auditor away? Never fear, Irene McDermott's got you covered.
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The Better Mousetrap
Nancy Lambert takes a thorough look back at the year 2002 in patent land, noting how companies and services were impacted.
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"Ding, dong, the pop-up's dead," or close to it, anyway, says Tara Calishain. However, what remains to be seen is if the pending cure is worse than the disease.
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Tools of the Trade
In "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly," Sheri Lanza shares her unpleasant experiences using two supposed PDF alternatives as well as her better luck with two other services.
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Find the postal and electronic addresses, phone and fax numbers for all the companies, products, and people mentioned in this issue.
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