Latest LinksBy Margaret Berkland, Published on September 16, 2002
“FOIA Post now contains summaries of all Freedom of Information Act decisions handed down during the five-year period immediately prior to the establishment of FOIA Post in early 2001.” The Compiled FOIA Decisions (received January-June 1006) were posted August 30, 2002.
Free Range Librarian: A Monthly Meditation from
Librarians' Index to the Internet
Each month lii.org will feature an article or review on issues important to librarianship. This first issue features the article, “The Gospel According To Marvin: A Review of A Festschrift in Honor of Marvin H. Scilken”, by Karen G. Schneider, Director, Librarians' Index to the Internet. Article submissions of 500 to 1000 words are welcome. No payments are offered and you retain the rights to you content.
This website provides an alphabetical listing of idioms. An explanation of the origin of the idiom and its meaning is provided for each term or phrase. This site is part of the bored.com network which offers links to games, humor and a variety of other interesting sites.
Money Talks Open Discussion List
“Discussion addresses topics relating to better salaries and pay equity and provides a forum for library workers to share their experiences. The list is monitored by members of the Better Salaries and Pay Equity Task Force, and ideas presented will be considered for follow-up by the Task Force. You do not have to be a member of the American Library Association to post and read. You can sign up for MONEYTALKS by sending an email to: [email protected]. Enter your name as the subject of the message.
NetLingo describes itself as “an online dictionary about the Internet.” It contains words their definitions that describe the world wide web technology and community. You can select terms alphabetically or search category or keyword. Each result provides a pronunciation (if appropriate), definition and links to related terms or topics.
Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court
This site answers questions about FISA (Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act) and FISC (Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court). The site is maintained by the Electronic Frontier Foundation. EFF. “EFF (http://www.eff.org/) is a donor-supported membership organization working to protect our fundamental rights regardless of technology; to educate the press, policymakers and the general public about civil liberties issues related to technology; and to act as a defender of those liberties.”