The 'Fall 2009 Databits' publication is here and is full of great articles for your enjoyment. In this issue you will find a 'Feature Article' describing some recent revelations from a cross-site exchange among LTER information managers as well as range of 'News Bits' articles that report the progress from four key network information management working groups, reveal various site methods for handling GIS metadata, and document one sites' fallout following a hurricane. There are also 'Good Tools and Programs' articles detailing an open source plotting library program and Firefox extensions for web developers. The 'Good Reads' section showcases a number of interesting publications that may interest you. And finally, this issue has a 'Commentary' outlining one potential continuing education opportunity for information managers. Enjoy!