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Searcher Magazine
VOLUME 12 • NUMBER 9 • October 2004 
The Magazine for Database Professionals

Looking for Good Art
Part 2: Image Retrieval 
David Mattison continues his series on art Web resources, focusing this time on the infrastructure behind art image databases and how to best overcome a lack of detailed image content metadata.

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National Commission on Libraries and Information Science Revived
In this informative piece by Miriam Drake, find out about the 12 newly appointed NCLIS commissioners and their various agendas.
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Open Source Weblog and Content Management Systems
Want to maintain a Weblog but don't know HTML? Matthew McBride points you to several open source content management sites to get you up and running.
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Quilting: The Story of an Obsession
Tara Breton pieces together the best resources available online for quilters of all skill levels.
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Multifaceted Search and the Search Engine Summit
Marc Solomon discusses the highlights of May's Search Engine Summit, including multifaceted search and the state-of-the-art versus the current reality of operational search.
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Infoviz for Info Pros: Information Visualization Software Tools
Do you prefer to search by text or context? Judith Gelernter gives readers a closer look at three tools in this emerging field: KartOO, Grokker, and anacubis.

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Searcher's Voice
Taking a humorous look at the poetry of Donald Rumsfeld, bq serves as a guide through the ever-changing world of digital information.
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Good Things Come in Small Packages, or, Findory Gets Personal

Learn about, a personalized news site, through Gary Price's interview with its creator, Greg Linden.
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Internet Express
Just how fast can you thumb-type? Irene McDermott tells who holds this world record while reviewing a variety of text-messaging options.
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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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Index to Advertisers

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