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Changing face of A&I

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Overview of changes in A&I landscape from John Regazzi of Elsevier.

This simple supply chain, however, has been transformed today into a complex, some might argue ‘too complex,’ information network. [Miles Conrad Memorial Lecture – 2004]

He makes some statements about scientists’ and librarians’ preferred sources of authoritative information which have cropped up in a couple of places.

In a survey for this lecture, librarians and scientists were asked to name the top scientific and medical search resources that they use or are aware of. The difference is startling. Librarians named Science Direct, ISI Web of Science, and Medline, while scientists named Google, Yahoo, and PubMed (librarians also named PubMed). [Miles Conrad Memorial Lecture – 2004]

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