School of Information Sciences -- Faculty Publications and Other Works

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MORE THAN A DECADE ago I wrote about three family-owned publishers that served online information professionals (see "The Database Press," LJ 3/1/89, p. 56-57). Online Inc., Meckler-Media, and Learned Information Inc. each focused on the online community through conferences, journals, books, and other publications.

Now, just a decade later, only Information Today Inc. (the name of Learned Information Inc. since 1995) has stuck totally with the online information professional. In fact, Information Today (see has purchased many of the information professional products from its former competitors, while Online Inc. and MecklerMedia have gone in other directions.


pp. 38-42

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