Wiley-Blackwell to Publish ACS Cancer Journal

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                                                Get Going                                     outreach programs should offer bridges       new Google-like portals, keep reading
                                                                                              to vendor content, especially to recent      the NewsBreaks on www.infotoday.com.
                                                   So tough times can lead to good times      graduates who may be looking for work        They’re all free, the entire 13-year archive.
                                                when the tough start moving forward.          and, when they find it, who could possi-     And you can subscribe to an RSS feed for
                                                Speaking of moving forward, all the ven-      bly bring products used on campus to em-     new ones or subscribe to NewsLink for re-
                                                dors mentioned in this piece have strong      ployers’ attention. (This assumes that       minders. Does that sound too self-serving?
    (continued from page 7)                     library markets, so let me suggest that       the vendor was bright enough to tell the     Well, tough times … tough times.
                                                vendors stay in touch with the librarians     student how to find its products off-cam-
                                                who are working to diversify their own        pus before graduation.)                         Barbara Quint is editor of Searcher
    people approached OCLC several years        operations. Academic libraries offer a key       And the problem of getting faculty and    magazine. Her email address is bquint@
    ago and were turned down. But what was      example, as distance-learning programs        students to actually use products licensed   mindspring.com. Send your comments
    then “Not our sort of thing” is now “Just   from these institutions rely on digital re-   from vendors persists. For articles show-    about this column to itletters@infotoday
    what we should be doing.”                   sources more than any other. Alumni-          ing how some traditionals are building       .com.

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                                                                                                                                           OceanSide Publications gained the abil-
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                                                                                                                                           GSA Names New
                                                                                                                                           Co-Editors for Two Journals
                                                                                                                                              The Geological Society of America (GSA)
                                                                                                                                           named Patience Cowie co-editor of Geol-
                                                                                                                                           ogy and Christian Koeberl co-editor of
                                                                                                                                           GSA Bulletin. Cowie is a professor of geo-
                                                                                                                                           dynamics at the University of Edinburgh’s
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