Online

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. 31, No. 5, September/October

Can I Facebook That?
I had one of those geeky informational "ah-ha" moments the other day. A swarm of bees has taken up residence under the eaves of my house, and I went through all the bee removal listings in the phone book trying to find someone willing to remove "my"...
ITA Software, AsiaRooms, and Expedia
Occasionally, I dedicate my column to information services that are not STM (scientific, technical, or medical) databases but are still very useful for information professionals of all stripes. In this case, my topic is travel-related sites where you...
Library 2.0: A Guide to Participatory Library Service
* * * Library 2.0: A Guide to Participatory Library Service by Michael E. Casey and Laura C. Savastinuk ISBN: 978-1 -57387-297-3 Published: 2007 Pages: 172 pp.; softcover Price: $29.50Available from: Information Today, Inc., 143 Old Marlton Pike, Medford,...
Managing the Information Explosion with Power Text Solutions' Text Mining and Summarization Software
[Editor's Note: As we went to press, Power Text Solutions informed us that it had changed the name of Sloth-Reader to iResearch-Reporter (www.iresearch-reporter.com).]The Internet has changed the place of information professionals in the research universe....
Party Lines, Wikis, and Project Management
Wikis are only 12 years old-the first wiki was installed by its inventor, Ward Cunningham, in March 1995-but the technology and the philosophy of wikis are having significant impacts. From loosely organized problems-such as idea generation-to more controlled...
Search Engine Update
This summer saw major changes from search engines. Google and Ask rolled out significant modifications to their search results display. Meanwhile, Live Search and Yahoo! now have experimental versions with a similar focus.Ask launched a significantly...
The Incredible, Embeddable Web
Sharing content is popular these days, thanks to XML, RSS, APIs, and other acronyms for data interchange. Beyond the programmers and other acronym experts creating sophisticated ways to exchange content automatically, embedding has become a popular way...
The Myths of Innovation
* * * * The Myths of Innovation by Scott Berkun ISBN: 978-0-596-52705-1 Published: 2007 Pages: 176 pp.; hardcover Price: $24.99Available from: O'Reilly Media, Inc., 1005 Gravenstein Highway N., Sebastopol, CA 95472; (800) 998-9938 or (707) 827-7000;...
The Principles of Beautiful Web Design
* * The Principles of Beautiful Web Design by Jason Beaird ISBN: 978-0-975841 9-6-9 Published: 2007 Pages: 168 pp.; softcover Price: $39.95Available from: SitePoint Pty, Ltd., 424 Smith St. Collingwood, VIC Australia 3066; +61 3 941 9 5200; www.sitepoint.comSometimes...
The Traveler's Web: An Extreme Searcher Guide to Travel Resources on the Internet
* * * The Traveler's Web: An Extreme Searcher Guide to Travel Resources on the Internet by Randolph Hock ISBN: 978-0-91 0965-75-0 Published: 2007 Pages: 400 pp.; softcover Price: $19.95Available from: Information Today Inc., 143 Old Marlton Pike, Medford,...
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