Previous Publications

Serial Publications

"CyberSkeptic's Specialty Scan: Info Industry" a monthly selection of Internet sites pertinent to the information industry and professions, appearing in The CyberSkeptic's Guide to Internet Research newsletter, November/December 2002 - July/August 2004.

"CyberSkeptic's Specialty Scan: News/Media" a monthly selection of Internet sites on media appearing in The CyberSkeptic's Guide to Internet Research newsletter, November 1995-November/December 2002.

The KI Companion, a bi-monthly column in Link-Up (September/October 1993-1996) that offered informal search training on Dialog's Knowledge Index system to end users.

Output Options; a bi-monthly column in Online (September 1989-1996) that provided information professionals with ideas on "what to do with a search after you've done the search."

Library Journal. From 1980-1985, over 50 evaluative reviews of current books on various subjects, including business, computer applications, and media.

 

2009

Europeana and Digitization -- The Collaboration is Only Beginning.” Information Today, Inc. Newsbreak (September 10, 2009).

Both Sides Now: “Thinking about Culture and Language: The European Library and Europeana,” Searcher (vol.17, no.6) June 2009, pp. 33-40.

 

2008

Europeana.eu Launches -- Jacques Brel is Alive and Well, but Temporarily Speechless.” Information Today, Inc. Newsbreak (November 24, 2008).

Open Access Moves into the Mainstream: BioMed Central Purchased by Springer.” Information Today, Inc. Newsbreak (October 16, 2008).

Both Sides Now: "Mohammed Cartoons: The Online History of an International Controversy," Searcher (vol.16, no.8) September 2008, pp. 55-58.

CABI and Collexis Build a “Knowledge Dashboard” in Agricultural Sciences.” Information Today, Inc. Newsbreak (May 5, 2008).

Both Sides Now: “Diacritical Issues for Multilingual Searching,” Searcher (vol.16, no.1) January 2008, pp. 34-39.

 

2007

Both Sides Now: "Do You Speak Google?: Google’s Language Options," Searcher (vol.15, no.9) October 2007, pp.8-17.

"Complutense University of Madrid: Different Language, Similar Experience," Sidebar to Grogg, Jill. E. and Beth Ashmore, "Google Book Search Libraries and Their Digital Copies," Searcher (vol.15, no.4) April 2007, p. 22.

“Where Have All the OLUGs Gone?” Online (vol.31, no.1) January-February 2007, pp. 20-25.

 

2006

Both Sides Now: "News, the BBC, and Creating the Future," Searcher (vol.14, no.10) November/December 2006.

"Google Library Project Expands to Spain." Information Today, Inc. Newsbreak (October 9, 2006).

Both Sides Now: "Building a European Digital Library: A Challenge in the Culture Wars," Searcher (vol.14, no.3) March 2006.

 

2005

Both Sides Now: "Fables for Technologists by Hans Christian Andersen," Searcher (vol.13, no.9) October 2005.

Both Sides Now: "Too Good to Miss: International Forums at the London Online Conference," Searcher (vol.13, no.5) May 2005.

(with Stephanie C. Ardito) Online Before the Internet, Part 9: Early Pioneers Tell Their Stories: Interview with Melvin S. Day. Searcher (vol. 13, no. 4) April 2005.

Both Sides Now: "Parallel Lives and Miracles: Computing Abroad," Searcher (vol.13, no.2) February 2005.

Both Sides Now: "Where Do You Get Your News?" Searcher (vol. 13, no.21) January 2005.

 

2004

(with Stephanie C. Ardito) Online Before The Internet, Part 8: Early Pioneers Tell Their Stories: BRS—An Interview with Jan Egeland. Searcher (vol. 12, no. 10) November/December 2004.

(with Stephanie C. Ardito) Online Before The Internet, Part 7: Early Pioneers Tell Their Stories: BRS—An Interview with Jan Egeland. Searcher (vol. 12, no. 7) July/August 2004.

Review of  A History of Online Information Services, 1963-1976, by Charles P. Bourne and Trudi Bellardo Hahn, and "Selected Milestones." In AIIP Connections (Spring 2004), pp. 13-15.

(with Stephanie C. Ardito) Online Before the Internet, Part 6: Mead Data Central and the Genesis of Nexis. Searcher (vol. 12, no. 4) April 2004.

(with Stephanie C. Ardito) Online Before the Internet, Part 5: Early Pioneers Tell Their Stories: Richard Giering. Searcher (vol. 12, no.1) January 2004.

 

2003

"Lights Come Down on the Longest Running Online Show in New York." Information Today, Inc. Newsbreak (December 22, 2003).

(with Stephanie C. Ardito) Online Before the Internet, Part 4: Early Pioneers Tell Their Stories: Roger Summit. Searcher (vol. 11, no.9) October 2003.

(with Stephanie C. Ardito) Online Before the Internet, Part 3: Early Pioneers Tell Their Stories: Carlos Cuadra. Searcher (vol. 11, no.9) October 2003.

(with Stephanie C. Ardito) Online Before the Internet, Part 2: Early Pioneers Tell Their Stories. Searcher (vol. 11, no.7) July-August  2003.

"17th Annual AIIP Conference." Information Today (July 2003).

(with Stephanie C. Ardito) Online Before the Internet, Part 1: Early Pioneers Tell Their Stories. Searcher (vol. 11, no.6) June 2003.

 

2002

(with Stephanie Ardito) "Legal Issues: Retrospective Publishing Contracts After Tasini." Information Today (May 2002) pp.24-26.

 

2001

"Ebooks: The 'e' is (also) for 'evolution.'" The CyberSkeptic's Guide to Internet Research (April 2001) pp.6-7.

 

2000

(with Stephanie Ardito) "Writing About 'Online' Online: Using the Internet for Collaboration." American Society for Information Science and Technology Annual Conference. November 14, 2000.

"The Way of the Web." [five-year anniversary editorial] The CyberSkeptic's Guide to Internet Research (November/December 2000) p.4

"Diacritical Issues on the Web." The CyberSkeptic's Guide to Internet Research (March 2000) p.6.

 

1999

"Websizing Content." Computers in Libraries presentation. Arlington, Virginia. March 9, 1999.

"The Funnies Are Here: Cartoons and Comics on the Web." DATABASE (April 1999).

 

1998

"Libraries and Other Academic Support Services for Distance Learning," edited by A. Carolyn Snyder and W. James Fox. Greenwich, CT, JAI Press, 1997. [review] Information Outlook (December 1998) pp.38-40.

"Global Info Providers Acting Locally." The CyberSkeptic's Guide to Internet Research (April 1998) pp.4-5.

"The Desktop Data/Individual Inc. Merger." ONLINE interview (March 1998)

"Online on Point: The Empty Glass and Too Much Water." ONLINE Editorial (March 1998)

"Online on Point: Giving Credit Where Credit is Due." ONLINE Editorial (January 1998)

 

1997

"Online on Point: Changing Places: Building New Workplace Infrastructures." ONLINE Editorial (November 1997)

"Online on Point: CE 101: Continuing Education." ONLINE Editorial (September 1997)

"Online on Point: Growing Pains." ONLINE Editorial (July 1997)

"Online on Point: Pushing the Web to the Next Level." ONLINE Editorial (May 1997)

"Online on Point: Day of Epiphany." ONLINE Editorial (March 1997)

 

1996

"Online on Point: The Wolf at the Door." ONLINE Editorial (November 1996)

"The Inverted File: Changing Roles? Changing Worlds." ONLINE Editorial (September 1996)

"Where in the World is The New York Times? A Searcher Watches and Hopes." DATABASE (June/July 1996) pp. 29-40. [cover story]

"Enabling the Online End User," edited transcript of a presentation to the New Zealand Law Society Conference (Dunedin, 11 April 1996). New Zealand Law Librarian (June 1996) pp.52-61.

"Troubleshooting URLs." The CyberSkeptic's Guide to Internet Research (April 1996) pp.4-5.

"IRS Discovers Humor." The CyberSkeptic's Guide to Internet Research (March 1996) pp.6-7.

 

1995

NEWSPAPERS ONLINE; A Guide to Searching Daily Newspapers Whose Articles are Online in Full Text. Needham, Massachusetts: BiblioData (3 editions, 1992-1995).

"Using Lynx and Web browsers." The CyberSkeptic's Guide to Internet Research (November 1995) p.7

"The Curriculum Resource by Newsbank." Multimedia Schools (May 1995) pp.14-21.

"Twain's World" [CD-ROM review]. Multimedia Schools (May 1995) pp.98-100.

"Who Are These Information Brokers?" Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science (February/March 1995) pp.12-13.

 

1994

"Asserting info brokers' role" [letter to the editor]. American Libraries (November 1994) pp.911-912.

(with Jean Fisher) "Enabling Online End-User Searching: An Expanding Role for Librarians." Special Libraries v.85, no.4 (Fall 1994) pp. 281-291.

"Newspapers: Through the Paper Chase." Business Information ALERT (September 1994) p.1-4+.

"Mercury Center: Fit for Supersearchers?" Searcher: The Magazine for Database Professionals v.2, no.6 (July 1994) pp.36-39.

"Computer Select for Facts about the Computer Industry." Link-Up (May/June 1994) p.7+.

"Newspapers Online: Print's not dead, but electronic is coming to life." Link-Up (May/June 1994) pp.16-17+.

"DialogLink Opens Up to Windows." [cover story] Online (March 1994 ) pp. 17-25.

 

1993

(profiled in Secrets of the Super Searchers, by Reva Basch. Wilton, CT: Eight Bit Books, 1993.)

"Fee-Based Information Services and Information Brokers: Making the Arrangement Work." Fee for Service (vol.1, no.1, 1993) pp.6-9.

"The Virtual College Classroom." Link-Up (July/August 1993) pp.21-23.

"Consolidation in the Information Industry: A User's Perspective." NFAIS Newsletter (July 1993). p.73,75.

"More News is Good News." Link-Up (May/June 1993) pp.12-14.

(with Roberta Ferguson) "End-User Instruction via Satellite." Proceedings of the 14th National Online Meeting, May 4-6, 1993. Learned Information.

 

1992

"Getting and Keeping Newspapers Online." DATABASE (December 1992). pp.35-39.

The Value of Information" [letter to the editor]. PC/Computing (December 1992) pp.25-26.

"Laughing at Language: A Case for Case Sensitivity." DATABASE (October 1992). pp.107-108.

"Footloose in San Francisco: A Database Searcher Tours the ALA Exhibits." Database Searcher (September 1992) pp.22-28.

"Patent and Trademark Databases: Intellectual Property for the Masses." Link-Up (July/August 1992) pp.14,18-19).

Review of Online Information Hunting by Nahum Goldmann. Link-Up (July/August 1992) p5+).

 

1991

"Laughing at Language: Mites in Der House." DATABASE (December 1991) pp.97-98.

(with Mary Pensyl) "Connecting to the Future at MIT: The Effects of ISDN on Remote Online
Searching." IATUL 14th Biennial Conference Proceedings, Cambridge, Massachusetts (July 8-12, 1991).

"Keeping Up With the PAPERSchase--PAPERS and PAPERS2 on DIALOG." DATABASE (August 1991) pp. 35-41.

"The Information Literacy Curriculum--A Working Model." IATUL Quarterly vol.5, no.2 (1991) pp. 150-160.

"'Which Hat Are You Wearing Today?' Ethical Challenges in Dual Employment." Library Trends (Fall, 1991) pp.322-337.

"In Search of the Ideal Macintosh Search Software." Online (May 1991).

 

1990

"One-Minute Management On Dialog: Is OneSearch An Answer?" Online (November 1990).

 

1989

"The 'New' Dialmail - Making It Work." Online (March 1989).

 

1987

(with Ruth Seidman and Ellen Dobi). "LADI (Latest Literature Automated Dissemination of Information): A System to Manage Current Awareness Searching." Dialog Update '87 Proceedings.

 

1984

"Broadening the Use of Online Search Services; Some Massachusetts Examples." Online '84 Proceedings.

(with Robert Dugan). "Automated Resource Sharing in Massachusetts: A Plan." Library Hi Tech (Spring 1984).

 

1983

Computer Use in Massachusetts Libraries. Boston: Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (1983).

"What is Library Automation?" Currents (Spring 1983).
 

1982

"Vocational Education Curriculum Coordination." Education Libraries (Spring-Summer 1982).

"Catalog Card Production: A Comparison of Two Software Packages." Presented at the Massachusetts Library Association Annual Conference, May 11, 1982 and reprinted in Small Computers in Libraries (July 1982).
 

1981

"DB-MASTER Database for Cataloging." Small Computers in Libraries (December 1981).

(pre-1993 publications appear under the name Susan N. Bjørner)

 

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