School of Information Sciences -- Faculty Publications and Other Works

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No player in the fee-based information industry can ignore the Internet, but many see it as an opportunity to expand services to their library customers rather than as a threat. Some companies that started in the CD-ROM business have adapted by offering web versions as well and are seeing much more growth in their web-based services. Gale Group is one that has successfully shifted its emphasis from CD-ROM to web versions. Gale's Beth Dempsey says, "The web has been a boon for Gale.

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