Library of the Future —
Barbie Keiser takes a glimpse
into her crystal ball and sees the Library of the Future that is both a
physical facility and virtual space that recognizes, anticipates, and
adapts to change for the benefit of all the users it serves.
New Ways to Do Old
Are They Ready or
The now Mac-ified Sheri
Lanza tackles another hurdle: whether there are any new — possibly free
— and viable alternatives to old standby word processing software (read
Microsoft Word) available in the cloud.
Who’s on First?
Nancy Herther addresses the
often frustrating, sometimes futile, task of locating researchers and
their works in the Information Age.
Amy Affelt discusses
marketing and best practices for an enterprisewide rollout of The
Wall Street Journal Professional Edition from the information
While bq is warming up to
ebooks, her voracity is causing a dilemma: How can she pass on and
share her electronic books as she was wont to do with the printed ones?
So You Want to Be a Librarian?
Irene McDermott, book finished,
returns to her column to offer online sites of interest to librarians
in training or those looking to begin their studies.
|The Medical Digital
U.S. Healthcare Reform: A Follow-Up
In her March 2010 column,
Stephanie Ardito provided impartial resources to track the then-pending
healthcare reform bill. Now that the Patient Protection &
Affordable Care Act and the follow-up Health Care & Education
Reconciliation Act are law, she is once again providing balanced
fact-checking sources that clearly explain the options the new reform
The iPad and Its Possible Impact on Publishers and Libraries
In April 2010, Apple introduced
the much-heralded iPad. Dan Tonkery takes a look at this latest device
to see what possible impact the iPad will have on publishers and
Find the postal and electronic
addresses, phone and fax numbers for all the companies, products, and
people mentioned in this issue.