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Searcher Magazine
VOLUME 17 • NUMBER 6 • June 2009
The Magazine for Database Professionals
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A Match Made in Heaven
Cloud Computing and Mobile Technologies
Not sure what cloud computing can offer you? Richard Oppenheim says what’s available now, along with what the future will bring, is as high as the sky.

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Click here for a collection of links mentioned in this article.The Future Still Awaits Us
Ray Kurzweil’s Singularity on Wall Street
Has the era of Singularity begun? According to Ray Kurzweil, the financial crisis of 2008–09/whenever could be the beginning of a time when computers start to take over and the human brain becomes obsolete. Katherine Bertolucci explains more about Kurzweil’s theory as it applies to Wall Street and our current financial situation in this intriguing article.

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Click here for a collection of links mentioned in this article.Changing the Way Government Works With Web 2.0 Tools
First Test — The Bailout
Laura Gordon-Murnane revels in the vision of a new administration in the White House building Web 2.0 tools to help make government more transparent and more accessible to “we, the people.” She profiles two Obama appointees, Vivek Kundra and Aneesh Chopra, who will be working to turn this vision into a reality.

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Click here for a collection of links mentioned in this article.Grantsmanship
Information Resources to Help Researchers Get Funding
As far back as the mid-1600s, philanthropy was in play in Western society. Nancy K. Herther examines the growth of foundations and granting organizations and looks at the problems institutes of higher learning, powerhouses of research production within the U.S., are encountering using the evolving funding process.

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The Searcher's Voice Podcast
Searcher's Voice
Money Searching

Searchers take heart. bq says end users still need info pros to do their intermediate searches for them in the areas of patents, CI, and much more!
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Leading Libraries
Doing More With Less in Technical Services
Helen Heinrich, Doris Helfer, and Mary Woodley of the Oviatt Library at California State University–Northridge share how they increased the efficiencies in the “selection-to-shelf” workflow in their library’s technical services department.

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Click here for a collection of links mentioned in this article.Internet Express
It’s Not Called a Depression for Nothing
Web Resources for Feeling Better in Hard Times
Irene McDermott fights depression with a bevy of sites to help the unemployed stay focused and upbeat, from psychological tests to articles and videos about happiness to getting rid of stress and just plain having fun — and games.

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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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