Sunday, July 28, 2002

MapScience.com - Do You Live Near Nuclear Waste Routes At the site, type in any street address and get a customized map that shoes how close that address is to a nuclear waste route within one, three, and five miles.
USATODAY.com - Travel- Smarter trips start here One-stop travel
Hotmail clean-out catches members out - Tech News - CNET.com As part of a series of new storage policies aimed at driving more people toward its paid services, Microsoft has instituted a plan to delete sent Hotmail messages that are more than 30 days old.
usnews.com: Health: Best hospitals If you're looking for the best in medical care, check out the 13th annual edition of "America's Best Hospitals."
The Web didn't kill libraries. It's the new draw. | csmonitor.com Rather than lead to the demise of libraries, the World Wide Web may have turned out to be a their saving grace.

Saturday, July 27, 2002

FirstGov -- Citizen Gateway Government helping citizens, one click at a time
Rocketinfo - Search Engine The heart of all Rocketinfo Solutions is an advanced search engine that is optimized for finding news and information that is current, relevant and accurate.

Thursday, July 25, 2002

Search-22 :: Reference Search Engines With one user-friendly form you can start your searches directly from one spot.
Medical Reference For Non-Medical Librarians Created by Lynne M. Fox, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.
The Gold Book - Manheim Online Gold Book's database of collector car auction results and verified private transactions is the largest in the world.
Newstream.com - Multimedia News for the 21st Century Newsroom In 1937, the first cans of SPAM® luncheon meat began to appear on the shelves of grocery stores in the United States.
Gigablast It can index BILLIONS of web pages and serve thousands of queries per second at an unbelievably-LOW cost. Another major feature is it's ability to index web pages almost instantly.
SocioSite: SOCIAL SCIENCE DATA ARCHIVES Instead of spending hours in a library, you can spend minutes online, retrieving data, bibliographic citations and full text articles.

Wednesday, July 24, 2002

Blowing broadband out of the water Getting on the Internet this fall at Case Western Reserve University is going to be like opening a fire hydrant.
Federal bill targets electronic waste - Tech News - CNET.com Hoping to wake the country from its "e-waste nightmare," a U.S. congressman has introduced a bill intended to address the increasing volumes of obsolete computers.

Sunday, July 21, 2002

Health Affairs - Abstract National health insurance would require smaller tax increases than most people imagine and would make government's role in financing care more visible and explicit.

Saturday, July 20, 2002

The New Yorker: Fact The management of Enron, in other words, did exactly what the consultants at McKinsey said that companies ought to do in order to succeed in the modern economy. It hired and rewarded the very best and the very brightest—and it is now in bankruptcy. The reasons for its collapse are complex, needless to say. But what if Enron failed not in spite of its talent mind-set but because of it? What if smart people are overrated?
Forbes.com - Magazine Article WorldCom's book-cooking was laid out chapter and verse in a shareholder suit more than a year ago. Unfortunately, a judge with knotty political ties tossed it out, as directors, auditors, regulators--and the press--snoozed.
NewsForge: The Online Newspaper of Record for Linux and Open Source NewsForge broke the news last month that Microtel was putting together Mandrake-Linux PCs for Walmart.com, the online division of the giant American retailer. If you were beginning to think those PCs were never going to make their way online, you were wrong. As of Sunday evening, they're online in the desktop computer section of Walmart.com.
New SpamSlicer Service Can Stop 95% Of Spam SpamSlicer.com is a new service that integrates existing spam-blocking tools with a new patent-pending process, blocking up to 95 percent of spam before it ever reaches a user’s in-box.
InvestSafe.com launches informative site explaining new Solo-Owner 401 (k) As a result of a new tax law, small business owners with no employees or only a spouse as an employee can establish a Solo-Owner 401(k) plan. The law also allows them to roll over or transfer their IRAs, 401(k), 403(b), or other qualified retirement funds into their Solo-Owner 401(k) plan.
Guardian Unlimited | Netnews | When size does matter Google's superiority is under threat, writes Chris Sherman
Write Like an Egyptian Your name in hieroglyphs, the way an Egyptian scribe might have written it.
Electric Chicken presents the Apple iToilet And so the iToilet was born.
Komando.com, Website for The Kim Komando Radio Show®, Kool sites A great deal of information about individuals is available on the Internet. From marriage records to legal proceedings, you can find just about anything.
The New York Review of Books: The Power of the Super-Rich America is fast becoming a plutocracy, the spirit of democracy is on the wane
Consumer Guide® Automotive: Reviews, Ratings & Prices for Cars, Trucks, SUVs, Minivans Truth about cars

Thursday, July 18, 2002

Search for Private Schools PSS Private School Universe Survey data for the 1999-2000 school year
Connect - Fear - Librarians at the Gate - - Online Features - Darwin Magazine E-books are killing the happy marriage of libraries and publishers. Libraries can now lend the same book to thousands of readers simultaneously. Publishers say it’s not fair. What’s the answer?
Merck Veterinary Manual The Merck Veterinary Manual (MVM) has served veterinarians and other animal health professionals as a concise and reliable animal health reference for over 45 years.
Amazon Light Amazon Light uses Amazon.com's Search capabilities and returns the information in a rather plain-vanilla manner.
Point. Click. Think? (washingtonpost.com) As Students Rely on the Internet for Research, Teachers Try to Warn of the Web's Snares
Innovative Internet Applications in Libraries Note that many of these library sites offer several innovative applications.
Multi-Database Search Select one OR MORE databases and enter your search below.
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Young Adult Booklists The following are subject lists of Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's recommended reading for teens.
Stamps.com: Postage From Your Printer Print your own stamps.
Health On the Net (HON): Health On the Net Code of Conduct (HONcode) The Health on the Net Foundation Code of Conduct (HONcode) for medical and health Web sites addresses one of Internet's main healthcare issues: the reliability and credibility of information.
The Wireless Future of Library Computing: Implications of Docomo Cell Phones Libraries, while recognizing the growth of laptop usage and responding to it, have neglected the importance of development of an even more significant tool: the cellular phone.

Wednesday, July 17, 2002

Equifax Credit Reporting: Consumer Services: Credit Ratings and Scores Equifax Credit Watch™ helps you monitor, manage and protect your credit.
PCWorld.com - Privacy Watch: Online Investigators Know All About You Web services promise to dig up all available information--factual and otherwise--about the person of your choice.
PCWorld.com - Do We Really Want the Wireless Web? If you believe everything you read, you may think the wireless Web is everywhere. But despite all the hype, the service is just not that popular.

Sunday, July 14, 2002

The List: The Definitive Internet Services Buyer's Guide The following is a list of area codes serviced by ISPs for locations within the United States and Canada.
Best History Websites Here you'll find sites, rated for usefulness and accuracy, that will help you study or teach a wide variety of topics and periods in History.
Top Breaking News Headlines From 1stHeadlines One-stop location where readers can view the latest "Breaking News" headlines from top online news sources around the world in a fast, easy-to-read format.

Friday, July 12, 2002

The Chronicle: 7/12/2002: Do Libraries Really Need Books? Controversial projects at some colleges move the printed word out of sight
Janis Ian Articles "The Internet, and downloading, are here to stay... Anyone who thinks otherwise should prepare themselves to end up on the slagheap of history." (Janis Ian during a live European radio interview, 9-1-98)
The Harry Potter Page: If You Like Harry Potter... These are books that have similar themes, plots, characters, situations, humour, and/or writing style to those of the Harry Potter books.
Facts for Features, Census Bureau Fact Sheets Each Facts for Features consists of a collection of statistics pertinent to a particular holiday or special observance
abcBabysit This site offers free printables for babysitters, parents, daycare providers, and teachers of young children.
seatcheck Have your car seats inspected.
GooFresh -- Fresh Google Results! This form is a way to search for sites added today, yesterday, within the last seven days, or last 30 days.

Thursday, July 11, 2002

Instant XRay entry page Instant X-Ray analyzes your holdings the way only Morningstar can.

Wednesday, July 10, 2002

Will WorldCom's Woes Engulf UUNet? As the largest backbone provider to ISPs of all sizes, including AOL and EarthLink, UUNet is key to the Internet's inner workings.
Yahoo - EBay to Buy PayPal in $1.5 Billion Deal The long-anticipated merger will extend a close working relationship between eBay and PayPal, two of the most successful dot-com survivors.

Monday, July 08, 2002

VOA Pronunciation Guide Pronounce a person's name as that person pronounces it.
EasyBib.com - Free, Automatic Bibliography Formatting, Alphabetizing, and Printing. Need to create a bibliography really fast?

Sunday, July 07, 2002

Job-Interview.net: Job Interview Guide, Interview Questions and Answers, Interviewing Tips, Mock Interviews Interview preparation tool.
Search Your Community Enter your 5 digit ZIP Code
On the Net: Free Full Text: FindArticles and MagPortal Two of the most interesting free, searchable collections of full-text articles are FindArticles [www.findarticles.com] and MagPortal [www.magportal.com].
Guardian Unlimited Observer | International | Earth 'will expire by 2050' A study by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), to be released on Tuesday, warns that the human race is plundering the planet at a pace that outstrips its capacity to support life.
The College Board-The New SAT The new SAT will be administered for the first time in March 2005.
Language Museum Samples of 2000 languages in the world
Newspaper Archives A-D These pages provide links to United States news archives available on the Web.
Image Search Engines Image search engines allow you to search selected sites rich in images.
YourCongress.com - POWER RANK 2002 The Power Rank is a guide to how powerful an individual Member of Congress should be.

Saturday, July 06, 2002

Expedia.com Select your destination below for a list of some of the Expedia Special Rate hotels with high-speed Internet access in every guest room.

Friday, July 05, 2002

About Us BarPoint.com users can access BarPoint's product information database, as well as product information from our Mobile Merchant partners, from desktop Web site or from wireless devices such as cellular phones, personal digital assistants and interactive pagers.
the-phone-book.com http://www.the-phone-book.com is a one year old, server based publishing organisation that commissions international new works of ultra-short fiction for quarterly distribution by wireless and traditional internet
Coca-Cola - Myths & Rumors Get the straight story here about some of the myths and rumors that may concern you.
TSA - Transportation Security Administration Items Prohibited In Aircraft Cabins

Thursday, July 04, 2002

ePodunk College Towns Index The ePodunk College Town Index does not rank the colleges themselves, but the communities in which they're based.

Tuesday, July 02, 2002

ISP Planet - Fixed Wireless - The Municipal WISP (Part II) It may one day be as common for small cities and towns across America to offer broadband Internet access services as it is today for municipalities to provide electricity and water. Indeed, a few small towns already are offering Internet services.