Publications by Reva Basch (Partial List)


Researching Online For Dummies, 2nd ed., with Mary Ellen Bates. IDG Books/Dummies Press, 2000.

Researching Online For Dummies. IDG Books/Dummies Press, 1998.

Secrets of the Super Net Searchers. Wilton, CT, Pemberton Press, 1996.

Electronic Information Delivery: Ensuring quality and value. Aldershot, UK, Gower Publishing Ltd., 1995.

Secrets of the Super Searchers. Wilton, CT, Pemberton Press, 1993.

Book Chapters

"An independent information professional," Chapter 30 in Sellen, Betty-Carol, What Else You Can Do With a Library Degree," Neal-Schuman, 1997.

"A visit to The WELL," Chapter 6, and "Seek and Ye Shall Find," Chapter 10, in Kane, Pamela, ed., The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Electronic Highway. Holt:MIS Press, 1994.


"Timeline to the Future." Searcher, millennium edition, January 2000, pp. 80-83.

"Information Online --Value in the Eye of the Beholder." Information Highways, December 1999-January 2000, pp. 15-16.

"High AJeevers: Valet-added Searching from Ask Jeeves." Database, June-July 1999, pp. 28-34.

"Bridging the Browser Gap: Lexis-Nexis Universe." Online, March-April 1999, pp. 49-56.

"Big Picture: The Storm before the Calm." Information Highways, August-September 1998, pp. 14-15.

"DIALing for dollars: Dialog’s New Pricing Structure and the DialUnit Debacle." Online, September 1998, pp. 34-54.

"Chaos, Copyright, and Caffeine: The 1998 National Online Meeting." Searcher, July 1998, pp. 52-56.

"Re-tooling the information professional," Searcher, April 1997, pp. 6-10.

"Proactive marketing: Helping technologies emerge," Searcher, April 1997, pp. 50-51.

"Legends of the Net," Link-Up, March-April 1997, p. 16.

"The electronic porchstep: Getting your news online," pp. 138-141; "Magazines and e-zines: Online publications offer more than their print counterparts," pp. 142-145. PC Novice Learning Series: America Online, Spring 1997.

"The Compleat Searcher: Mark my words: Scoping out trademarks online," Online User, March-April 1997, pp. 53-55.

"The Compleat Searcher: Business site location: Think global, search local," Online User, Jan-Feb 1997, pp. 48-49.

"The future of information publishing: a cybrarian reflects," IRIS Universe (Silicon Graphics), No. 38, Winter 1996-97, pp. 55-60. [edited entire issue]

"A business professional's guide to effective research on the World Wide Web," Information Access Company White Paper, Nov 1996.

"The Compleat Searcher: Sales development: Using online to prospect and profit," Online User, Nov-Dec 1996, pp. 56-57.

"IBM infoSage," Link-Up, Nov-Dec 1996, pp. 17-18.

"How email changed everything," San Francisco Focus, Nov 1996, pp. 59 - [cover story; co-edited section]; "I love it," p. 60.

"Career networking online," New Age Journal, Oct 1996, pp. 123-125.

"The Compleat Searcher: All the news and nothing but the news," Online User, Sept-Oct 1996, pp. 56-57.

"Find anything on the Web," Computer Life, Sept 1996, pp. 61-77.

"The Compleat Searcher: Company Financials: Checking the numbers online," Online User, July-August 1996, pp. 43-44.

"Strictly business: the AT&T Business Network," Link-Up, July-Aug 1996, pp. 6-7.

"The Compleat Searcher: A strategy for market research online," Online User, May-June 1996, pp. 42-43.

"Campaign '96 on the Net," Link-Up, May-June 1996, pp. 28-29.

"ProQuest Direct: Document delivery (with images) to the desktop," Online, March-April 1996, pp. 38-44.

"The Compleat Searcher: Angling for answers," Online User, March-April 1996, pp. 42-43.

"Super Searching on the Net," CyberSkeptic's Guide to Internet Research, Feb 1996, p. 5.

"Dun & Bradstreet," Link-Up, Jan-Feb 1996, p. 10

"UMI," Link-Up, Jan-Feb 1996, pp. 16-17.

"Internet research: Above, beyond and beneath the Web," PC Novice Guide to the Internet, 1996, pp. 143-146.

"What's online: A trekker's guide to the online universe," Online User, Vol. 1, No. 1, Oct-Nov 1995, pp. 16-21.

"The changing landscape of online information delivery," Nordic Journal of Documentation, 50 (1995) 4, pp. 87-97.

"UnCover," Link-Up, Nov-Dec 1995, pp. 12-13.

"Tools for finding information on the Net," ComputerPages, Oct 1-15, 1995, pp. 4-5.

"Individual, Inc.," Link-Up, Sept-Oct 1995, pp. 6-7.

"Find anything online," Computer Life, Sept 1995, pp. 115-123.

"Sociological Abstracts," Link-Up, July-Aug 1995, p. 12.

"Interchange Online Network," Link-Up, May-June 1995, pp. 8-9.

"The tip of the priceberg: titanic changes in online pricing," Information Highways, Vol. 2, No. 4, April 1995, pp. 7-11.

"Icon cities, net spiders, and the future of information publishing," FID News Bulletin, V. 45, No. 4, April 1995, pp. 128-135.

"The marriage of fax and online," Online, Jan-Feb 1995, pp. 13-21.

"Speciality online services" (4-part article), PC Novice Guide to Going Online, Vol. 3, No. 5, 1995, pp. 104-111.

"Annual review of database developments: 1994," Database, Dec. 1994, pp. 14-16.

"The 24-hour library," Searcher, Sept. 1994, pp. 34-39.

"The "new" NEXIS: Major remodeling or redecoration?" Online, Sept./Oct. 1994, pp. 54-60.

"Dialog's new ERA," Online, May 1994, pp. 65-68.

"Annual review of database developments: 1993," Database, Dec 1993, pp. 29-41.

"IIA meets SCOUG: Sunny showdown in Santa Barbara," Database Searcher, Nov-Dec 1992, pp. 12-16.

"Sex, lies and politics: The opposition research wars," Information Today, Oct 1992, pp. 17-18.

"Gale directories: A steer in the right direction," Link-Up, July-August 1992, pp. 12-

"The seven deadly sins of online services," Online, July 1992, pp. 22-25.

"Cost-effective searching for tight economic times," Information Today, June 1992, pp. 44-46.

"A day in the life of an electronic cottager," Link-Up, May/June 1992, pp. 28-29.

"Trends in information broking: a view from the United States," ASLIB Information, Feb. 1992, pp. 62-64.

"Information brokers as consultants: semantics and the bottom line," Information Today, Jan. 1992, pp. 9-11.

"Dialog menus: Is it worth the detour?" Online, January 1992, pp. 26-35.

"Living on the Net," Artpaper, December 1991.

"Online and offline communications in a growing organization: the case of AIIP," Infomediary, v. 5 (1991), pp. 153-159.

"The user wish list & system software for the '90s: How far so far?" Online, November 1991, pp. 42-47.

"Annual review of database developments," Database, October 1991, pp. 13-19.

"Maxwell Online unites diverse online services," Link-Up, Sept.-Oct. 1991. pp. 14-.

"Dedicated to doggedly determined database delving: Database directories and database directory databases," Database, August 1991, pp. 50-58.

"Books online: Visions, plans and perspectives for electronic text," Online, July 1991, pp. 13-23.

"Dialog blends innovation with tradition," Link-Up, May-June 1991, pp. 20-.

"My most difficult search," Database, June 1991, pp. 65-67.

"The best places to live online," Online, May 1991, pp. 38-40.

"In-person conferences help the online user," Link-Up, March-April 1991, pp. 7-.

"The secret world of SF= " Database, February 1991, pp. 13-18.

"Measuring the quality of the data: Report on the fourth annual SCOUG retreat," Database Searcher, Oct. 1990, pp. 18-23.

"Getting the big picture: McGraw-Hill Publications Online," Link-Up, Sept.-Oct. 1990, pp. 24-25.

"PROMT access to business research," Link-Up, July-August 1990, pp. 30-33.

"Databank software for the 90s - and beyond," Online, March and May 1990.

"Read all about it (newspaper searching online)," Link-Up, May-June 1990, pp. 14-16, 38.

"How do UK reporting requirements differ?" Information Advisor, Vol. 2, No. 3, Dec. 1989, pp. 4-5.

"Database searching: Beyond public records," The Legal Investigator, November 1989, pp. 22-23.

"The seven deadly sins of full-text searching," Database, August 1989, pp. 15-23.

(Transl. and reprinted as "Die sieben Todsnden der Volltextrecherche," Nachr. Dok. 41, 1990, pp. 229-235)

"Finding foreign firms: A survey of international company directories," Database, April 1989, pp. 13-25.

"The electronic client: User expectations and searcher responsibilities," National Online Meeting, Proc., May 1986

"Data-base and online system usage in a for-profit general research environment," Information Services and Use, 5, 1985, pp. 305-311.

"For electronic cottages: Kudos and caveats," Technicalities, vol. 4, no. 5, May 1984, pp. 10-11.

"Telecom primer," Information Today, vol. 1, no. 3, March 1984, pp. 14-15.