| ||From Your Editor||6|
| ||Letters to the Editor||6|
| || || |
| ||This issue Guest Edited by Lisa German (University of Illinois)|| |
| || || |
| ||Creativity: It’s All Around Us|
Lisa German What’s featured in this issue? Lisa tells us!
| ||A Year in Review|
Dan Halloran This year like many in the recent past brought lots of change, strained resources, and the prospect for more of the same.
| ||Acquiring Minds Want to Know|
Joyce L. Ogburn Digital Scholarship — A new form of scholarship has emerged and Joyce has defined it for us in this issue.
| ||A Recipe for a Successful Digital Archive:|
John McDonald Collection Development for Digital Archives — All the ingredients for building your digital archive can be found right here!
| ||The Market Power of Publishers|
William M. Hannay A Presentation to the Charleston Conference — What is market power and who has it?
| ||Uptight In Library Land:|
Ed Merwin A Confirmation of Stress In South Carolina Academic Libraries — Some interesting results were found when Ed conducted his survey entitled “Librarians and Stress.”
| ||Making Good Libraries Better|
Richard Abel Will librarians choose to continue in the ways of the last three decades?
| ||Op Ed — Opinions and Editorials|
Larry Madison Onomastic Musings: What’s Your Library Nom du Jour?
| ||Tracking Not Yet Published Material|
Rosann Bazirjian and Betty Nirnberger Using the Bibliographic Record The Smart Way
| ||Evaluating Biographies:|
Camille McCutcheon Scurrilous or Scholarly, What’s A Librarian To Do?
| ||ATG Annual Survey Report|
Michael Litchfield The surveys are all tallied up and the results certainly indicate some strong patterns.
| ||An Interview at Schoenhof’s Foreign Books|
Bob Nardini and Katina Strauch ATG Interviews Judy Townley, Dan Cianfarini, David Leyenson, and Staff.
Edited by Barbara Dean Bdean@co.arlington.va.us
| ||Lisa German|
University of Illinois
| ||Edwin Merwin|
University of SC Salkehatchie
| ||Larry Madison|
University of Southern Mississippi
| ||Camille McCutcheon|
| ||Library Profile|
Bibliotheca Alexandrina by Ron Chepesiuk
| ||From the Reference Desk|
Tom Gilson Encyclopedia of Enlightenment, The Skeptic Encyclopedia of Pseudoscience, and The Encyclopedia of Agrochemicals are just a few of the reference titles reviewed this month.
| ||Book Reviews|
Debbie Vaughn Monographic Musings. This month, peer into books concerning a mass of global cultures, customs, communities, and chronicles.
| ||Books That Matter|
Ellen Finnie Duranceau This column is the first in an irregular series of short reviews of books that matter: books that deserve to be devoured and discussed
Edited by Bryan Carson, Bruce Strauch and Jack Montgomery
| ||Cases of Note|
Bruce Strauch Space Aliens Meet Barney and Stephen King Is Watching Us All
| ||Questions and Answers|
Laura Gasaway Copyright Column. Professors often ask librarians why the library does not just go ahead and digitize an entire collection. Lolly tells librarians how to respond.
| ||UCITA Revisited|
Norman Desmarais UCITA: A Bad Law Protecting Bad Software (Against the Grain, February, 2002, pp. 81-5) commented on several objections to the proposed Uniform Computer Information Transaction Act (UCITA). So far, only Maryland and Virginia have adopted UCITA since 1999.
| ||Biz of Acq|
Audrey Fenner Examining the Worth of Information. Think about the actual value of the information that we buy and sell—not the price, but the real worth.
| ||And They Were There|
Reports of Meetings — ALCTS by Janet L. Flowers, Info Today by Burton Callicott, and MLA in Dallas by Lucretia McClure
| ||Issues in Vendor/Library Relations|
Peter McCracken Moving From Librarianship to Entrepreneurship: How Different Is It?
| ||Library Marketplace|
John Riley Orientation for New Library Sales Reps: A few rules of the road for a new sales person.
| ||Inside Pandora’s Box|
Rhonda Glazier Changes In Technology Provide Opportunities For Organizational Change: A Case
| ||Talk of the Trade|
Barry Fast Barry shares more Book Trade gossip with us in this regular ATG Column.
| ||Bet You Missed It|
Pamela Rose What do Britney Spears and Pierce Brosnan have in common? Read about it in this issue.
| ||IMHBCO (In My Hubmle But Correct Opinion)|
Rick Anderson Aid Workers or Bass Pros? Struggling with the Fundamentals of Librarianship
| ||I User|
Rick Lugg and Ruth Fischer The Unbearable Lightness of Service: Notes on the Customer Experience
| ||Short Subjects|
Carolyn Morris Religion: In this issue Carolyn examines trends in religion publishing
| ||International Dateline|
Anthony Watkinson Here’s Anthony’s report on the scene outside of North America.
Edited by Sandra K. Paul and Albert Simmonds (SKP Associates)
| ||Devil’s Advocate|
Robert Molyneux COUNTER, XML, and Online Serials Measurement
| ||Rumo(u)rs From Paddington||12|
| ||Adventures in Librarianship|
Ned Kraft Forward to the 12th Edition.
| ||Call for papers|
Charleston Conference 2003