Magazine article Information Today

ITI Announces Publication of Two New Books

Magazine article Information Today

ITI Announces Publication of Two New Books

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Information Today, Inc. (ITI) has announced the publication of Creating Web-Accessible Databases: Case Studies for Libraries, Museums, and Other Nonprofits, edited by Julie M. Still. ITI has also announced the publication of Jan Davis Tudor's new book, Super Searchers on Mergers & Acquisitions: The Online Secrets of Top Corporate Researchers and M&A Pros.

Creating Web-Accessible Databases

According to the announcement, libraries, museums, and other not-for-profit institutions are increasingly looking for ways to offer patrons and the public Internet access to their collections. As those who have already done it can attest, transforming a database and myriad related files into a searchable, usable Web resource requires trained personnel, the right computer hardware and software, and a well-defined strategy. This new book explores the many and unique challenges nonprofit archival institutions face in leveraging the Internet. It presents 12 case studies that showcase a variety of successful projects and approaches.

Still is a faculty member at the Paul Robeson Library at Rutgers University in Camden, New Jersey. In addition to her two previous books, The Internet Library and The Library Web, she has garnered recognition for her articles on library Web site content and design. A frequent conference speaker, Still has presented papers at the National Online Meeting (now the InfoToday conference), the international Online Information conference, and Computers in Libraries, as well as at state and local meetings.

Super Searchers Book

Super Searchers on Mergers & Acquisitions: The Online Secrets of Top Corporate Researchers and M&A Pros features Tudor's interviews with 13 mergers and acquisitions (M&A) researchers who use the Internet to find, evaluate, and deliver deal-making data on companies and industries. …

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