Information Outlook

Official magazine of the Special Libraries Association. Includes articles on the administration, organization, and operation of special libraries and information centers; research reports in librarianship, documentation, education.

Articles from Vol. 5, No. 8, August

Collective Management of Copyright and Related Rights
Copyright comprises of two main sets of rights: the economic rights and the moral rights. BEFORE DEFINING THE CONCEPT OF COLLECTIVE MANAGEMENT AND introducing its main features, let us look briefly at what copyright and related rights themselves...
Communications Outlook
Thirty Ways to Live Happier and Longer Harry Olson, Ph.D., a noted author and speaker on personal and professional excellence, recommends the following list of suggestions for making the most of your life: 1. Get and give several hugs a day....
Copyright Corner
Changes in the Government Affairs/ Intellectual Property Committees The past year has been a busy one for the Government Affairs and Intellectual Property Committees. In 1999, a Board of Directors mandate required combining the two committees into...
David Bender Closes the SLA Chapter of His Life
THE SUMMER OF 2001 WILL BE REMEMBERED FOR MANY THINGS. A solar eclipse over Africa. Blackouts over California. A change in control of the United States Senate due to a party defection. Liverpool Football Club wins the UEFA Cup. The Middle East simmers....
Executive Outlook
Twenty-Two Years of Memories Dear Friends: Suddenly, a short time ago, I realized that all those SLA tomorrows that I'd lived for over twenty-two years are about to become yesterdays. What a wonderful confection of memories that reality has created....
Free Lance Writers Win Big as U.S. High Court Sends Clear Signal
On June 26, 2001 The Special Libraries Association reacted to the announced decision by the United States Supreme Court in the matter of Tasini vs. New York Times. David R. Bender, Executive Director of SLA offered the following remarks: "In our...
SLA's 2001 Conference Is Marked by Celebrations of the Post, Present and Future
THE THRONG OF 5,217 PARTICIPANTS WAS MODEST IN NUMBER. But the crowd gathered in San Antonio, Texas USA for SLA's 92nd Annual Conference was vocal, active and ready to celebrate the greatness of the information profession. Many themes were woven...
SLA Toronto Chapter Awards
The Toronto Chapter of the SLA announced the winners of the following awards at their Annual General Meeting on May 17, 2001: President's Award -- Mary Dickerson The President's Award is given to an individual who is at or nearing the end of the...