Latest LinksBy Margaret Berkland, Published on September 2, 2001
Digital Library Federation
The Digital Library Federation includes partners (libraries) and allies (related agencies) who are leaders in the library digital technology area. This website provides access to three online databases to collections of material in the public domain, digital library events, and library documentation (policies, strategies, working papers, strategies, etc.)
Highlights of Women's Earnings in 2000
Data form the Census Bureau's Current Population Survey (CPS) was used to compile "Highlights of Women's Earnings in 2000." “In 2000, median weekly earnings for female full-time wage and salary workers were $491, or 76 percent of the $646 median for their male counterparts.”
IncyWincy provides access to over 100,000 search engines on the web. IncyWincy has” over 200,000 indexed searches and functions in a directory of more than two million sites and 300,000 categories.” Its home page provides links to 15 topics which are further broken down into subtopics. There are 35 form categories from which to choose as well.
Mapping Census 2000: The Geography of U.S. Diversity
The Census 2000 data in this report are based on the US Census Bureau Redistricting Summary File. The data is used in redrawing federal, state, and local legislative districts. This report “presents a synthesis of the basic patterns and changes in U.S. population distribution in the last decade.”
100 Fastest Growing Companies
This is Fortune’s list of the 100 fastest growing US companies. To be included, these companies had to have revenue and market caps of at least 50 million and be publicly traded for at least three years. You can read about the “5 Stocks to Buy Now”, the Perennial Companies, or in depth info about the 100 Fastest Growing Companies.
TechSoup.org - the Technology Place for Nonprofits
TechSoup.org seeks to offer the 650,000 small to midsize nonprofits “one-stop shopping for their technological needs.” They also suggest that larger nonprofits will find useful information at this site as well. The site provides information concerning nonprofit discounts offered by hardware and software companies, technology planning, hardware, software, using the Internet, web building, volunteers, consultants, training, computer networks, Internet connections, databases, funding CTC’s and product reviews. There are message boards, glossary, resource lists, and links.
Featured Site (August 20, 2001): Nielsen-NetRatings.com -
This measurement and research service is primarily an online
marketing tool. Over a quarter of a million users in 26 countries
have real-time meters installed on their computers to track their
Web usage. There are numerous, free reports published
regularly here, including: Top 25 Web Properties; Top 25
Advertisers; Average Web Usage; and Special Findings about
specific web sites, most recently on IRS.gov. (Editor - Sabrina