Like Us: Understanding Information-Hiding
Denise Hamilton examines the digitized advances
in steganography, a method of transmitting secret
in a multitude of media.
Early Pioneers Tell Their Stories
3 and 4 of this series, authors Ardito and Bjørner
interview Carlos Cuadra and Roger Summit in-depth
for each pioneer's own extensive
Stephen Arnold looks at how blogs, listservs,
and other Internet "revolutions" have created a
network effect between the creators and users of
The State of Search
Avi Rappoport reviews the hot topics and products
at the CHI (Computer-Human Interface) 2003 Workshop
and the 8th Infonortics Search Engines Meeting.
Librarians Manage the Unintended Consequences
of the Internet
Web filters, user expectations, access problems,
disappearing data — Marylaine Block offers
advice on how to deal with all types of Net-induced
Kick the Google
Habit: Pick Up the Phone. Whoever Talks the Longest,
Do you need a refresher course on the advantages
of human-to-human interaction? Nisa Asokan reminds
searchers how rewarding talking can be!
Angst and the Art
of Computer Maintenance
Why is Dick Kaser singing the "iTunes" blues?
Anyone who's ever been afflicted with "upgrade
fever" will understand Kaser's lament all too well.
Software for Searchers: A Brief Review
on the needs of the
Matthew McBride and Laura Felter review currently
available chemical information software.
looks at the customer service "staples" users
have come to expect in this technology-driven age.
Cell phones behind the reference desk? Irene
McDermott investigates the feasibility of using
cell phones for Internet connectivity within a
Web Wise Ways
Marsha Fulton compares two top trademark databases,
QUATRA and SAEGIS.
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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.