Provenance the Electronic Magazine ISSN 1203-8954 - Vol.1, No.2 March 1996

News and Announcements

Many things have happened between our Christmas 1995 launch and this second issue. The Provenance News area will give you a brief update of news regarding this magazine. This area is under construction and we will be putting up more announcements about other organizations and events over the next few weeks. Thank you for your patience.

If your organization wishes to suggest an announcement please feel free to send us e-mail.

Position Available

News Editor for ONLINE, DATABASE, and ONLINE USER magazines.

Responsibility to produce newspages (4-6 magazine pages) for ONLINE (bimonthly) and DATABASE (bimonthly); also for ONLINE USER magazine (3-4 magazine pages, bimonthly).

Requires monitoring of all developments in traditional online, Internet, and consumer online industries, plus CD-ROM, hardware, software industries as they relate to research/information applications. Newspages are compiled from excerpted press releases, supplemented with information from followup calls, and first-hand, researched stories about industry events and announcements.

Applicant must have:

  • previous professional online search experience (2+ years)
  • familiarity with all levels of online/Internet industry
  • ability to track all industry events and experience in judging important
  • news
  • experience in interpreting developments and writing for OL/DB audience
  • capability to monitor Internet and online news sources
  • receive faxed and mailed press releases
  • availability during business hours to make inquiries and follow-up phone calls
  • must meet firm deadlines with complete, full copy
  • excellent analysis and writing skills
  • ability to work off-site in office equipped with email, fax, Internet access

This is a part-time, independent position, probably requiring about 10-15/hours/week, but varying depending on deadlines.

Direct inquiries (description of online experience and a complete resume)

  • to Nancy Garman, V.P. Publications & Conferences,
    Online Inc.,
  • E-mail:
Above posting has been on a number of USENET groups as of February 29, 1996 and is posted here as a public interest notice

  • Provenance Electronic Magazine News
    • National Library of Canada
      - ISSN 1203-8954 assigned to Provenance E-Mag.
      - We're working on being mirrored and "archived" on National Library's Web Site. We will be one of the first 100 electronic serials on this site!
    • National Library of Australia
      - Adrian Cunningham, International Relations, National Library of Australia becomes our Australia / South Pacific correspondent. Adrian helps recruit many of this issue's feature article writers from: The Australian National Library and National Archives, Edith Cowan University, and the University of Wollongong.
    • Association of Research Libraries
      - We registered with the A.R.L. Electronic Journals, Newsletters and Discussion Groups Directory.
    • American Society of Indexers
      - We get honorable mention on their Web site!
      - Recommend you look at their extensive site, see our Resources area.
    • Cyberskeptics Guide to the Internet Research ISSN 1085-2417
      - We get honorable mention in this new BiblioData publication's February 1996 issue. For more information about BiblioData look at the usenet group archives or:
      Publisher: Ruth Orenstein / Editor: Susanne Bjorner
      Post Office Box 61,
      Needham Hts. MA 02194
      Tel: (617) 444-1154
      Fax: (617) 449-4584
      E-mail: Ina Champ Steiner, Production Editor / Subscriptions
    • Lots of encouraging and critical e-mail about our first issue! We are reminded about the wide number of platforms people use to access our site.
    • Our Home page "look and feel" has been redesigned by team of advisors and users, in addition, we are working to make browsing within the pages more fluid.
    • On February 28-29, 1996 we provided some assistance in helping a viewer in Malaysia, make contact with the closest agent for Munter's Moisture Control, using a combination of e-mail, telephone, and fax communications. Nice to feel "useful"! Special thanks to Alan Reyno, Munter's Western Canada Office.
  • Conferences Workshops ....
  • Reviews....

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