Highlights—Virtual Acquisition Shelf and News Desk
Thank you, thank you, thank you for an incredible first week.
It’s great to see (page counter)and read (your e-mail) that many of you find
the resource to be of value.
I received numerous email messages asking me to send a brief weekly
update/reminder to the list. So, as promised, a few highlights from the first
Please visit the site for links, annotations, and MUCH MORE CONTENT.
Again, this is a heavily abridged version.
Thursday, March 08, 2001
Census 2000 Data
"Census 2000 Population Totals for Congressional Redistricting"
Material for New Jersey, Mississippi, Virginia, and Wisconsin
The Full-Text Report Shelf
The U.S. Census released it's first official report for several portions of
the e-commerce economy.
Something New to Learn About
Say Hello To WebQL
Wednesday, March 07, 2001
Worthwhile Read--Life Online
"Playing the Links: Interactivity and Stickiness in .Com and "Not.Com" Web
From the March issue of First Monday.
Spring Issue of Occupational Outlook Quarterly Hits Web Today
"Wild jobs with wildlife: Jobs in zoos and aquariums"
"Computer support specialists"
Tuesday, March 06, 2001
Another Day, Another Alliance
Today, Hoover's and UMI Information & Learning announced a cross licensing
National Center for Health Statistics Definitions
An alphabetical list of frequently used terms from the world of health
Monday, March 05, 2001
The Visualization of Information
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Overview article about visually browsing the web.
New From the U.S. Government
Late last week the GSA made a formal announcement of a new grant information
portal, the Federal Commons.
Sunday, March 04, 2001
In Case You Missed It
About 3 weeks ago BusinessGateway.ca was launched.
Reference--Event Calendar and Listings
Keeping Current with Events in D.C.
Two tools to keep abreast of activities in Washington.
Saturday, March 03, 2001
Database of the Day--Invisible Web
History of the Federal Electoral Ridings since 1867
Friday, March 02, 2001
Database of the Day
The Blue Pages - A Online Directory of the U.S. Government
Forbes Celebrity 100 2001
Thursday, March 01, 2001
Bureau of Justice Statistics Key Crime and Justice Facts at a Glance
Recently updated with new numbers.
Search Engine News
The State of Washington is working with Ask Jeeves to create Ask George
Aviation Safety-NTSB Statistics
"Safety Report: Survivability of Accidents Involving Part 121 U.S. Air Carrier
Operations, 1983 Through 2000"
Invisible Web Resource
Cool! Driving on an Interstate in the USA?
This database will inform you of the resources at each exit.
End Virtual Acquisition Shelf and News Desk (Abridged)
Much more at:
Gary D. Price, MLIS
George Washington University
Virginia Campus Library
Ashburn, VA and Washington, D.C.
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