the Online Land of Smoke and Mirrors
shares her tips for deciding if a website’s content is valid
chats with the CEO of indo.com, a site well-known to reference
librarians and info pros alike.
Than Ever, but Never Easy
Resources on the Web
Paul Piper has
penned an article to assist both beginning and advanced writers by
identifying a plethora of online resources that cover everything from
getting published to getting grant money.
the News Is That Important, It Will Find Me”
Future of Journalism, Newspapers, and Finding Information
as we know it having reached the tipping point, Nancy Herther
interviews two women, Nora Paul and Kathleen Hanson, former newspaper
librarians who currently work at a major journalism school teaching the
next generation of writers. The topic? Is the web mature enough to
provide an adequate alternative to print sources and where will the
quality once found in print sources come from in the future?
Government Information May Be Protected by Copyright
Bonnie Klein, a
copyright specialist with the Defense Technical Information Center,
looks at a common misconception, that all federal government info is in
the public domain, and shares some copyright basics to follow when
dealing with federal documents.
It With Wikipedia
Tomaiuolo enters into the Wikipedia “pro or con”
debate by showing how
a number of university library staff are making Wikipedia’s
free resources better for their students, and everyone else who makes
Wikipedia a first stop for information.
bq has some ideas
for dealing with the elimination of community news sources, like the
town newspaper, and all of them are fit to print.
New Improved Internet
Job Search: Now With Social Networking
In this month’s
Irene McDermott encourages her fellow public librarians to help
out-of-work patrons find new jobs using the latest technologies on the
web by sharing just a handful of employment resources she’s
Find the postal and
electronic addresses, phone and fax numbers for all the companies,
products, and people mentioned in this issue.