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Online is a professional magazine covering online and CD-ROM databases with practical how-to articles covering the entire online industry. Founded in 1977, it is a bimonthly publication published by Online, a Division of Information Today Inc.The editor is Marydee Ojala.

Articles from Vol. 33, No. 6, November/December

A Final Joy Write: Panorama of Past Pans
IT has been a great pleasure to write this column for 15 years in ONLINE, Database, and EContent. However, I am, once again, taking on the rotating chair's position of the University of Hawaii's LIS program. As this will consume a great deal of my time,...
Promoting Advertising: Advertising Database Express and World Advertisng Research Center (WARC)
During my 14 years of working for an advertising agency, I used several different advertising/marketing databases and websites. I'm familiar with the standard directories and databases, but I'm always intrigued by new resources. A directory database...
Real-Time Search: Where Retrieval and Discovery Collide
Organizations with bloated and expensive business intelligence systems are vulnerable without real-time information from inside and outside the institution.The word "search" now means keying 2.3 words into a web search box and browsing a list of results;...
Search Engine Update
Bing has used its Powerset technology to enhance results from Wikipedia with semantic indexing. Results from Wikipedia have an "enhanced view" display that includes an online article on the right. A link to images in the article on the top of the page...
Social Media Metrics
Social media has been adopted by every type of library in recent years, from small special libraries to large national ones. Many now host blogs and wikis, are members of numerous social network sites, and even participate in virtual worlds. These sites...
The Power of Three
When my son turned 3, he became fascinated with all things three. "I'm thwee," he'd say, not being terribly good at pronouncing the "r." It's a good thing he'd hold up three fingers, since it sounded like he was saying, "I'm free," a rather curious statement...
Web Analytics for Business Intelligence
Beyond Hits and SessionsIncreasingly in vogue in the business world, web analytics are used to uncover data-driven insights and to leverage them for performance gains. Successful online business organizations, such as Google, eBay, and Amazon, recognize...
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