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By Margaret Berkland, Published on June 24, 1997

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 (http://www.
mckennacuneo.com). Margaret manages the links and link annotations for this website. Prior to taking her current position, she spent eleven years as a law firm library manager.

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(Archived August 7, 1997)


Entisoft Units Measurement Conversion Calculator
http://entisoft.earthlink.net/scripts/UnitsCGI.Exe

This conversion tool allows the user to convert between over 1,000 different scientific, technical and standard units.


WebElements
http://www.shef.ac.uk/~chem/web-elements/

This is the periodic table of elements on the World Wide Web. Click on the elements location on a mapped image of the periodic table, and information on the element is displayed.


The Universal Currency Converter
http://www.xe.net/currency/

This site allows you to convert between 50 currencies. You type in amount of the source currency, select source currency, select destination currency and then click to perform currency conversion.


Aegis Publishing: Telephone Area Code Map
http://www.aegisbooks.com/ACMap.html

This site allows you to check for current and impending changes in telephone area codes around the nation. You scroll through a map of the U.S. and click on the state of interest for further information.


Ecola Directories: Newsstand
http://www.ecola.com/news/

This site provides links to over 4,300 print publications: newspapers, magazines and computer publications. You can go directory to the U.S. newspapers directory, search for a publication name or browse newspapers, magazines, or computer publications by subject area or geographic location.


Top 100 Electronic Recruiters Website
http://www.interbiznet.com/eeri

This is a list of top site for online employment advertising and recruiting. It includes newspapers, college placement offices, human resource departments, and executive search firms. There are also reviews and pointers for job hunters or recruiters.


WorkIndex
http://www.workindex.com

This site provides links to hundreds of work related resources for Human Resources professionals. Human resource management, benefits, training, labor law, technology are among the topics covered.


Internet Errors Explained
http://www.cnet.com/Resources/Tech/Advisers/Error/

This site provides possible solutions to web error messages.


PharmInfoNet
http://pharminfo.com/pin_hp.html

The Pharmaceutical Information Network provides information concerning prescription and over the counter medications. You can search drugs by trade or generic names. Articles and press releases are included in drug descriptions along with links to lists of drugs with similar uses. This site also provides links to medical/pharmaceutical publications, disease centers, discussion groups and meeting highlights.


FEDSTATS
http://www.fedstats.gov/

This site provides an A to Z search for statistics produced by more than 70 agencies in the U.S. government. You can also begin your search topically by agency or regional statistics. There are also links to other statistical sites.


FERRET--The Federal Electronic Research and Review Extraction Tool
http://ferret.bls.census.gov/cgi-bin/ferret

This is a new service from the U.S. Census Bureau. It allows researchers to extract information from the current Population Surveys March 1995 and 1996 supplements and the CPS Displaced Workers 1996 data. Preformatted macrodata tables are available in nine categories for the CPS March supplements. The site provides the ability to query and extract microdata records from both datasets. The microdata can be viewed or downloaded as ASCII text with crosstabs or frequencies, or as SAS datasets. More datasets will be available in the future.


Dr Felix's Free MEDLINE Page
http://www.beaker.iupui.edu/drfelix/

This site lists all of the locations on the Internet that offer free Medline access. There are also links to articles about the pros and cons of using the Internet versions of Medline.


WWW Library Directory
http://www.llv.com/~msauers/libs/libs.html

This site provides links to 41 countries library websites. It also provides other library related links to companies, organizations, publishers, and resources and services.


WASHLAW: Legal Forms
http://www.lawlib.wuacc.edu/washlaw/legalforms/legalforms.html

This page of the Washburn website provides links to sites that collect legal forms and specific links offsite.


Database America
http://www.databaseamerica.com

This site allows you to search by telephone number or name for addresses, telephone numbers, and all of the U.S. at once.


WhoWhere
http://www.whowhere.com

At this site, you can locate telephone numbers, addresses, e-mail addresses, and search all of the U.S. at once. Advanced searches can be performed by association, affiliation, or interests. A search can be performed in English, French, or Spanish.


Fourth World Documentation Project
http://www.halcyon.com/FWDP/fwdp.html

This site provides full-text of treaties, tribal resolutions, speeches, and working papers on subjects that include human rights, land disputes, and the structures of tribal governments of Africa, Asia, the Pacific islands, and North, Central and South America.


Mesa, MetaEmailSearchAgent
http://mesa.rrzn.uni-hannover.de/

This site claims to have the largest email address book worldwide. Search is by first and last name with the last name being required. The following email search engines are queried in parallel: ESP, suchen.de, Four11, AIF, DejaNews, Bigfoot, Infospace, and SwissInfo.