Searcher Toolbars to the Max
Did you ever wonder just how many Internet Explorer browsers and
Windows Explorer toolbars you could display at once without losing a
usable browser screen? Well, so did the intrepid David Mattison. He
shares his findings and other desktop application resources in this
|Online Before the Internet, Part 6
Mead Data Central and the
Genesis of Nexis
Continuing the Dick Giering interview that began in the January issue,
Stephanie Ardito and Susanne Bjørner get the inside story of
the Mead merger, the legal offshoot that became Nexis, early
telecommunications challenges, and beyond.
Using the Information Audit to
Understand Information Culture
Ulla de Stricker shows how necessary understanding an organization's
information culture, as subtle as it may be, is to the overall success
of an information audit, using the backdrop of a corporate/government
setting to make her point.
In "Governance," bq not only explains why thinking should always
come before acting, no matter
where you are, but how and why it often doesn't turn out that way.
David Oldenkamp takes a look at two new kids on the communication
studies block, both electronic offerings from EBSCO: Communication and
Mass Media Index (CMMI) and Communication and Mass Media Complete
Responding to an e-mail from a fellow reference librarian, Irene
McDermott tackles the issue of how libraries can best handle
"on-the-fly, one-on-one" patron training, offering advise and helpful
online sites that address this challenge.
While attending the 150th anniversary of the North Carolina State Fair,
Tara Calishain picked up a "fair" amount of tips about how any event or
any locale, from an exhibit booth to a front desk, can be a great
opportunity to promote a Web presence.
Find the postal and electronic addresses, phone and fax numbers for all
the companies, products, and people mentioned in this issue.