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Newsbreaks and Weekly News Digest

From the Editor: The fast pace of breaking news in the information industry and library world doesn't stick to print publishing schedules. This is why we post weekly stories by industry experts such as Barbie Keiser, George H. Pike, Nancy K. Herther, Terry Ballard, and Marydee Ojala and feature weekly news digests that highlight important developments. Follow us on Twitter (@ITINewsBreaks) for up-to-the-minute coverage.

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3/4/2002News DigestFirstGov Portal Sports Redesigned Look and Feel
3/4/2002News DigestWest Group Announces WestDockets, Discontinues Gateway to CourtLink eAccess Service
3/1/2002Newslink SpotlightSEC Info Is Back Online
2/25/2002NewsBreakEBSCO Publishing Offers Full Text Through PubMed’s LinkOut
2/25/2002NewsBreakSupreme Court Agrees to Hear Copyright Challenge Case
2/25/2002NewsBreakDialogPRO Brings Flat-Fee Subscriptions to Low-End Small-Business Market
2/25/2002News DigestCSA Unveils Two New Engineering Databases
2/25/2002News DigestFAST, Lycos Offer Co-Branded Service
2/25/2002News DigestSciQuest Launches New Products Derived from SciCentral
2/18/2002NewsBreakGeorge Soros Gives $3 Million to New Open Access Initiative
2/18/2002NewsBreakGoogle Unveils New Server Appliance
2/18/2002NewsBreakNew Dialog E-journal Feature Links Database Citations to Full-Text Article Images
2/18/2002News DigestThomson Financial Launches Thomson ePIB
2/18/2002News DigestEIU Launches New Risk Service for Global Businesses
2/18/2002News DigestShaffer to Step Down as Executive Director of SLA
2/11/2002NewsBreakWashington’s Governor Proposes Closing State Library to Save Money
2/11/2002NewsBreakOCLC Completes netLibrary Acquisition, Raises eBook Fees
2/11/2002NewsBreakThe Bates Test of Dialog Pricing—Article Available Now Online
2/11/2002News DigestBlackwell Publishing Announces New Version of Blackwell Synergy
2/11/2002News DigestInmagic Releases DB/TextWorks 5.2
2/11/2002News Digestebrary Enters Agreements with Elsevier Science, Princeton University Press
2/4/2002NewsBreakProQuest Acquires Micromedia, Ltd.; Adds More Titles; Upgrades Interface
2/4/2002NewsBreakLexisNexis to Distribute Congressional Quarterly Content
2/4/2002NewsBreakWorld Reporter Reduces Content; Three-Party Contract Not Renewed
2/4/2002News DigestThomson’s Intelligence Data Transferred to Dialog
2/4/2002News DigestScreamingMedia Launches Business Tracker
2/4/2002News DigestEBSCOhost Now Links to OCLC’s WorldCat
2/1/2002Newslink SpotlightNews Searching Revisited
1/28/2002NewsBreakdivine Acquires Northern Light, Announces Premium Content Agreement with Yahoo!
1/28/2002NewsBreakAurigin on the Verge of Bankruptcy
1/28/2002News DigestFindLaw Launches Corporate Counsel Center
1/28/2002News DigestElsevier Science Enhances Scirus Search Engine
1/28/2002News Digestabebooks Partners with OCLC
1/21/2002NewsBreakGale, ingenta Partner on InfoTrac Plus
1/21/2002NewsBreakebrary Launches ebrarian 2.0, Announces New Publisher Partners
1/21/2002News DigestNewsEdge Adds Full-Text New York Times Content
1/21/2002News to Launch in Academic and Library Market
1/21/2002News DigestOCLC Introduces Digitization Services
1/21/2002News DigestLexisNexis Launches LexisNexis Environmental Universe
1/14/2002NewsBreakNorthern Light to Focus on Enterprise Customers, Will Discontinue Free Public Web Search
1/14/2002NewsBreakMore Ups and Downs Announced in Dialog Pricing
1/14/2002News DigestEBSCO Offers Kiplinger Finance & Forecasts Database
1/14/2002News DigestAsk Jeeves Integrates Teoma Search Results
1/14/2002News DigestSOFTBASE Launches on the Web
1/14/2002News DigestLaura Bush Announces Librarian Recruitment Initiative
1/7/2002NewsBreakBioMed Central Begins Charging Authors and Their Institutions for Article Publishing
1/7/2002News DigestThomson Acquires Gardiner-Caldwell
1/7/2002News Launches Searchable, Browsable Indices
1/7/2002News DigestMicromedia Enhances Canadian Business and Current Affairs (CBCA) Products
1/1/2002Newslink SpotlightImprovements for FirstGov
12/31/2001NewsBreak2001 News in Review
12/31/2001News DigestWebMD Acquires Medscape Portals
12/24/2001NewsBreakLexisNexis Partners with WhizBang! to Automate Directory Update
12/24/2001News DigestMajors Scientific Books Now Available Through EBSCO, Inmagic
12/24/2001News DigestLexisNexis, Knight Ridder Digital Form Interactive-Content Alliance
12/24/2001News DigestHoover’s Announces Improvements to Hoover’s Online
12/17/2001NewsBreakxrefer Launches xreferplus Digital Reference Service for Libraries
12/17/2001News DigestAcademic Press Articles Now Available on Scirus
12/17/2001News DigestCAS Completes Scientific Century Project
12/17/2001News DigestDialog Rolls Out Quantum2 Program Across Europe
12/10/2001NewsBreakBIOSIS Puts MethodsFinder on TheScientificWorld Under Its New Name, methodsBASE
12/10/2001NewsBreakLexisNexis Partners with DolphinSearch to Enhance Legal Portal
12/10/2001News DigestLexisNexis Enhances Scholastic Universe
12/10/2001News DigestFactiva Launches E-Learning Program
12/10/2001News DigestOvid Announces Addition of Kluwer’s Journals
12/3/2001NewsBreakQPAT Redux: Questel•Orbit Releases Version 3
12/3/2001NewsBreakToxcenter Database to Replace TOXLINE on STN International/CAS; TOXLINE Morphs at NLM
12/3/2001News DigestProQuest Acquires SoftLine Information
12/3/2001News DigestEBSCO Publishing Acquires Alt-HealthWatch
12/3/2001News DigestThomson Financial Introduces First Call Analyst
12/1/2001Newslink SpotlightLibrary of Congress Provides Portals to the World
11/26/2001NewsBreakEliyon Offers Business Database Built with Web Information
11/26/2001News Digestebrary Announces New Publisher Partners
11/26/2001News DigestLexisNexis Adds SchoolMatch Data to Service
11/26/2001News DigestAlacra Adds Perfect Information’s Pioneer Database
11/19/2001NewsBreakOCLC Offers to Purchase netLibrary’s Assets
11/19/2001NewsBreakFAST Unveils New Version of
11/19/2001News DigestFactiva Adds Harvard Business Review
11/19/2001News DigestEBSCO Online Content Increases with Recent Publisher Agreements
11/19/2001News DigestDialog Enters Joint Referral Program with AIIP
11/12/2001NewsBreakHighlights from Internet Librarian 2001 (Pasadena, California)
11/12/2001News DigestWestlaw Adds Blue Sky Statutes for All 50 States, District of Columb
11/12/2001News DigestLexisNexis Enhances Solutions for PR Professionals
11/12/2001News DigestWiley, EBSCO Announce Linking Agreement
11/5/2001NewsBreakEIU, EcoWin to Create New International Economic and Financial Database
11/5/2001News DigestInmagic Partners with Northern Light
11/5/2001News DigestLexisNexis to Acquire CourtLink
11/5/2001News DigestThoughtShare Communications Launches Thoughtscape at KMWorld 2001
11/1/2001Newslink SpotlightSearchers Win Some, Lose Some
10/29/2001NewsBreakEntopia Launches Company, New Productivity Tool for Enterprise Knowledge Workers
10/29/2001NewsBreakLexisNexis Applies iPhrase Natural Language Search Software to Key Directory Files
10/29/2001News DigestProQuest, Agreement Brings Market Research Information to Libraries
10/29/2001News DigestThe New York Public Library, Thirteen/WNET New York, Fathom Offer Online Course
10/29/2001News DigestWestlaw, NextPage Announce Alliance
10/25/2001NewsBreakInformation Today, Inc. Acquires ONLINE Magazine
10/22/2001NewsBreaknetLibrary in Discussions with Potential Buyers
10/22/2001NewsBreakA Second Tasini? National Geographic Loses to Freelance Photographers
10/22/2001NewsBreakForty Editorial Board Members Resign from Kluwer Journal
10/22/2001NewsBreakDialog Starts Rollout of New Connect-Time Pricing, Completes Simplification of Sales Contracts
10/22/2001News DigestDelphion Offers New Productivity Tools
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