Latest Links - World Development Resources (TMS Sequoia), etc....By Margaret Berkland, Published on September 30, 1997
Links in the News
Margaret K. Berkland is the
Information Resources Technology Specialist for McKenna & Cuneo.
Margaret has designed and maintains the firm's internal library
homepage of Internet links. She also is a member of the firm
subcommittee which guided the firm through the decision process of
contracting out the design and publication of a firm website
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World Development Resources (TMS Sequoia)
This site is a digital repository of World Bank Documents.
Development related reports generated since 1988 can be searched.
Working papers and publications produced since 1993 by the World Bank
are also available here. The TMS Sequoia plug-in is available at the
site for use in viewing the papers.
This site allows you to search for free news sources on the
Internet. At present, the sources are located in the U.S., but
worldwide resources will be added in the future. You may search by a
topic of your choosing or select from the sites existing topics of A&E,
Breaking, Business, Popular, U.S. States, Technology, or Weather.
There is a full text archives section for searching for information
more than 7 days old.
This site allows you to search over 122,000 Web forums. You may
search by a topic of your choosing or use one of the predetermined
categories of recommended forums at the site. Basic information about
each forum is included for each forum located in a search, plus a link
to the forum.
This site provides economic information by region for both states
and 250+ metro areas in the U.S., economic forecasts on many different
economic points, industry economic information, a dictionary of
economic terms, and links to other economic sites.
This site allows access to 60 law related mailing lists. The lists
are arranged in seven topics: Legal Subject Lists; Professions Lists;
Legal Librarian Lists; Law Student Lists; Bulletins, Newsletter; Legal
Classifieds; and Find Satisfaction in the Law. Archives can be viewed
by author, date or thread. URL's are provided and subscription
information is given with each list plus list descriptions when
available. Archives are provided only with the list owner's
de Guerre-Pseudonyms and Aliases
This site provides an alphabetical listing of names of authors,
actors, athletes, musicians, etc. There is a list of related links as
well. Note that the entire list is on one page so you may wish to use
your browser "find" feature to search for a particular name.
United Kingdom Parliament
This site provides information about the United Kingdom Parliament,
the House of Commons, and the House of Lords. You can link to the
Parliamentary Bookshop, Parliamentary Archives, and search the
Parliamentary Publications Database. Full text of publications will be
displayed. Some of the publications available are the Order Paper,
House of Commons Debates, Standing Committees on Bills, Public Bills,
Select Committees reports, The Weekly Information Bulletin, and the
Sessional Information Digest.
This site provides electronic access to selected Army publications.
The IBM Library Reader is required to read these files. There is a
link to the IBM site for obtaining the reader free. Electronic forms
are also available with the option of using FTP client if you need to
download a large number of forms. There are links to News bulletins,
Center Realignment Info, Army SGML Registry and Library, the Army
Publications Ordering and Subscription System and a special section on
other links of interest.
This site provides links to news sources, member company profiles
and the companies, laws and policies, industry groups and
associations, publications and other related sites.
European Union(EU) Agenda 2000
The European Commission released its opinions on the ten
applications for EU membership from Central and Eastern Europe plus
documents describing the "Agenda 2000" program on July 16,
1997. The Agenda 2000 is made up of the Commission's proposals for
agricultural, structural, and horizontal policies, a reinforced
preaccession strategy, and the financial framework beyond 1999. There
are links to Commission Opinions on these applicants, Executive
Summary for the Applicant Opinions, Agenda 2000 Volumes I and II,
Press Note on Enlargement and Agenda 2000, and the EC President's
speech to the European Parliament on July 16, 1997 in French.
A free subscription to the Supreme Court International Bulletin
e-mail is available from this site. It is a free weekly e-mail of
Superior Court decisions from the US Supreme Court in English; the
Canadian Supreme Court (La Cour Suprême du Canada) in English
and French; the UK House of Lords in English; the High Court of
Australia in English; the Bundesverfassungsgericht (the German Federal
Constitutional Court) in German and English; Le Conseil
Constitutionnel (The Constitutional Court of France) in French and
English; The Court of Justice of the European Communities in English,
German and French; and the South African Constitutional Court in
PolicyFile is an annual subscription database. The data is collected
from public policy think tanks around the world. The database includes
over 12,000 abstracts with additions weekly plus direct access to
full-text articles within the abstracts. There are direct links to
organizational home pages and e-mail addresses. The abstracts date
back to 1990. All subscriptions include a monthly, customized,
electronic newsletter (HEADLINES) which lists the latest abstracts
added to the database under the three subject areas selected by the
subscriber. Base subscription price for one concurrent user for one
year is $995.00.
Official Publications on the Internet
This site has full text or summary of selected documents prepared by
The Stationery Office for the Internet. The Stationery Office
publications are listed by date, by title, or by department. Other
Official Publications on the Internet are listed by category as
follows: Acts of Parliament, Bills, Budget Information, Command
Papers, Hansard, House of Commons Papers, Judgments of the House of
Lords, Orders Papers, Press Releases-Parliamentary and Government,
Public Information and Select Committees. Some of these publications
are obtained from the UK Parliament and Her Majesty's Stationery
The Office of the Clerk,
On-line Information Center, U.S. House of Representatives
You can obtain copies of bills and other House documents at this
site. Many Clerk's publications can be viewed here. A project is
underway to make biographies of former House Members available. These
entries will include a brief biography, list of repositories holding
archival materials relating to members, a bibliography, and
photographs or illustrations. Lobbyists can download forms at the
Lobbying Registrations Section.
Culturekiosque is an ezine with a European bent. It covers
jazz, opera, art and archeology, food, dance, and "nouveau.'
There is news, criticism, interviews, and features for these
categories. There are international journalists from Germany, France
and the U.S. (to list a few) authoring the material.
This is a financial megasite. You can enter a Ticker number and
obtain a stock quote. You can search by company name or stock ticker
and obtain company information. There are links to stock exchanges,
online stock quotes, online brokerages with a comparison table of
brokers, securities commissions, mutual funds, financial news, rating
& market data, central banks, online bands financial software and
more. There are Daily top business news links for U.S. business by PR
Newswire, Hi-Tech industry news by Newsbytes, and Canadian company
news by Canadian Corporate NewsNet.
This site provides a category arrangement of e-journals. There is a
search engine. There is a category for law. There is a link to each
publications website and a short description of each e-journal.
The US All
The links on this site are arranged alphabetically by subject
category. The links lead to more than 3,000 magazines, professional
journals, trade and consumer publications. There are categories for
Legal & Law and Legal-State & Regional. Other categories of
interest are banking, business, computer/computers, and medical.