Vol. 36, No. 7, August 2005
Special News Reports
Information Professionals Intent on Impact
BY SUSAN S. DiMATTIA
Special Libraries Association Annual Conference.
Medical Librarians Focus on Cultural Transformation
BY PAMELA A. GOODES
Medical Library Association Annual Meeting.
Soggy Calgary Fails to Dampen Spirits
BY MADELEINE LEFEBVRE
Canadian Library Association Annual Conference.
Publishing Industry Show Draws 2,200 Librarians
BY LEONARD KNIFFEL
Bound to the Word
BY BARACK OBAMA
Guardians of truth and knowledge, librarians must be thanked for
their role as champions of privacy, literacy, independent thinking, and, most of all, reading.
Documents to the People
BY CHARLES A. SEAVEY
Musings on the past and future of government information.
Google Print vs. Onsite Collections
BY THOMAS MANN
Don’t send your paper copies off to remote storage just yet.
Are Your Students Prepared?
BY LYNNE OLVER
Build an A+ college-prep collection by following this checklist.
Public Libraries Struggle to Meet Internet Demand
BY JOHN CARLO BERTOT, CHARLES R. McCLURE, and
PAUL T. JAEGER
New study shows libraries need support to sustain online services.
Steamy Chicago Beraks ALA Record
Tackling the big issues, 27,900 attendees made the
Windy City the most popular venue in ALA history.
Plus: Council and Executive Board coverage, p. 73?77.
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