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By Margaret Berkland, Published on September 17, 2001

Margaret Berkland is the president of Data Vision Design, Inc., which specializes in providing IT solutions to the legal community. Founded in Fredericksburg, VA in 1989, Data Vision Design, Inc. provides services that include: applications development, business process design, applications integration, electronic file tracking and, access expedition. Prior to becoming the president of DataVision Design, Inc., Margaret was the Info. Resources Technology Specialist for McKenna & Cuneo.

Ad-ware
http://www.lavasoftusa.com/software.html

Ad-aware is described as “a free multi spyware removal utility, that scans your memory, registry and hard drives for known spyware components and lets you remove them safely.” Ad-aware runs only under Windows 95, 98, ME, NT40 and Win2000. Danish, Russian, Portuguese Swedish, Dutch, English and German languages are supported. A list of frequently asked questions is included on the site. Ad-aware is a product of Lavasoft.

Free Medical Journals.com
http://www.freemedicaljournals.com/  

This website is dedicated to the promotion of free access to medical journals over the Internet. There is a list of the journals arranged by specialty, and English alphabetical listing, listings in Spanish and Portuguese, a link to journals in other languages, an other journals link, and a link to a listing of journals available on a free trial basis. There ia a “NEW” section enumerating new items the various categories as well as a list on journals no longer being offered free.

Privacy Foundation
http://www.privacyfoundation.org/

The Privacy Foundation Legal Database tracks lawsuits filed in a range of subject areas. You can search the text of case summaries by keyword, case number, date filed, and date. You can limit the search by status and location. Under Resources, there is a glossary of digital privacy terms with their definitions.

Links for information concerning help, tips, and donations in regard to the attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and the flight that crashed in Pennsylvania.

FirstGov - U.S. Government Response
http://www.firstgov.gov/featured/usgresponse.html

This site provides many government listings and a link to Real-time airport status from the FAA. It has the contact information for Fund for Federal Employees and Families.

Foxnews
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,34207,00.html

Provides phone numbers and links to Web site for information relating to the tragic terrorist attacks and how assistance can be offered.

Help.org
http://www.helping.org/

This site lists contacts for donations to groups including the International Association of Fire Fighters and the New York Fraternal Order of Police WTC Fund. It also provides contact information for donations and volunteering for the Washington, D.C. tragedy.

MSNBC.com
http://www.msnbc.com

For information concerning how to help, tips, and survivors, this page will provide many of the pertinent contacts. Look for the section, AS SEEN ON TV (located on the bottom right side of the screen click, where options include:  List of Victims; What's Closed; How You Can Help; Photos of Missing).

Also sponsored by MSNBC: http://tech.msn.com/ip/msnart97.asp. This page has links to a Survivors site, I’m OK Message Center, Disaster Service Message, SeptEleven, Survivors Check In Site, and the World Trade Center Tenant List.

Yahoo! News
http://dailynews.yahoo.com/fc/US/Emergency_Information/

Links to many relief information sites and organizations; emergency contact information; news stories.

Washingtonpost.com
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/front.htm

At the bottom of the home page of this site you will find links to “What You Need to Know”, Partial Passenger Lists, World Trade Center Firms with contacts and website information as available, and Important Phone Numbers. Included is a question and answer section on helping children with grief.

Featured Site (September 10, 2001): Electronic Journal Miner - Sponsored by the non-profit Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries, this free site offers a straight-forward user interface supported by a fast back-end database that allows you to locate journals, newsletters, magazines and e-zines on the Web.  You may search by keyword, subject or titles, or choose to browse by title, LC subject heading, or for Colorado e-journals.  (Editor - Sabrina I. Pacifici)