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Searcher Magazine
VOLUME 18 • NUMBER 6 • July/August 2010
The Magazine for Database Professionals

Citation Research
Finally Ready for Prime Time? 
Nancy K. Herther dishes up what she’s calling “a cook’s tour” to show the way several key discipline databases, including ProQuest, PubMed, SAGE, and Web of Science, are covering cited references. For dessert, she offers a glimpse into citation indexing's promising future.

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Content Goes Exclusive
An Ever-Changing Coral Reef 
Amy L. Affelt takes a close look at how information professionals can work to keep new exclusive licensing from adversely affecting end-user searchers.

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What’s in the Patient’s Medical Bill? 
Anyone who’s ever had in- or outpatient procedures done and gotten a headache or worse trying to decipher the invoices that follow will find Tara Breton’s explanation of how to interpret them a welcome panacea.

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Technology Trends 2010
Part 2. From Location to Collaboration 
Part 2 of Richard Oppenheim’s series exploring trends in technology inventories the current crop of location-based services, financial management resources, and collaboration capabilities that searchers may find beneficial to their particular wants and needs.

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The Searcher's Voice Podcast
Searcher's Voice
Long Thoughts, Big Dreams
bq says it’s time the word “library” goes from being a “place” noun to a verb that’s synonymous with “app.”
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Internet Express
Getting a Move On: Some Thoughts on Moving a Library Collection
Guest columnist Walter Nelson shares the secrets to successfully moving a library collection following a seven-step process he’s modestly dubbed “the Walter Way.”

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Both Sides Now
Spanish in America
Susanne Bjørner highlights a few resources, including America Reads Spanish and REFORMA, that will aid librarians serving Spanish readers within the U.S.

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Letters from SLA’s CEO and a Searcher-reading SLA member about a recent article and Searcher’s Voice column, respectively, on
matters concerning the Special Libraries Association.

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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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