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By Margaret Berkland, Published on March 1, 2000

Margaret Berkland is the president of Data Vision Design, Inc., which has provided applications development, business process design, and other IT services to the legal industry since 1989.  Prior to becoming the president of DataVision Design, Inc., Margaret was the Info. Resources Technology Specialist for McKenna & Cuneo, where she still performs those duties on a contract basis.  Margaret designed and maintains the firm's internal homepage of Internet links, and manages the links, link annotations, and article content for McKenna & Cuneo's Web site.

About.com
http://www.about.com

This site has particularly good information under "travel" for cities in the U.S. There are all the typical links for sightseeing, dining, entertainment, hotels, etc. There are disability links, gay/lesbian links, student and seniors links. There is also a "Spotlight" section with special tips for an individual city. Links to locales nearby to the selected city are also provided.

 

Best Book Buys
http://www.bestbookbuys.com

Best Book Buys allows the user to search 28 bookstores to find the lowest price. You can search by title, author, keyword, or ISBN. Also listed are "Hot Deals" at various bookstores and links to information about the bestsellers in fiction, nonfiction, paperback and trade paperback.

 

electionSEARCH 2000
http://www.electionsearch2000.org/bottom2.html

electionSEARCH2000 allows the user to search for the most recent information on the presidential candidates' voting records, campaign spending, platforms, etc. You enter a search topic, select to search an individual candidate's site, all candidates sites, Democratic sites only, or Republican sites only and submit your search. The site is produced in association with On Politics (washingtonpost.com) and Public Agenda.

 

Pandia Search Central
http://www.pandia.com/

Pandia Search Central seeks to be a major search portal. Pandia Goalgetter is their Internet search tutorial. Pandia News is the news search service including news search resources on the Internet and the current day's headlines. There is a advanced news searching page as well. Pandia Metasearch allows the user to search Alta Vista, HotBot, Yahoo, Looksmart, Go Infoseek, GoTo and WebCrawler simultaneously. This site is created and maintained by P&S Koch of Oslo, Norway.

 

SECInfo
http://www.secinfo.com

This site allows searching by name, industry, business, SIC code, area code, topic, AIP, CIK, accession number, file number, and date. The user can browse recent filings (10-K,10-Q etc.) initial public offerings (IPO's), M&A deals/Tender Offers, Institutional Ownership, Insider Trading, Proxies, SIC Codes, Current Reports (8-Ks), and Late-Filing Notices. This site is produced by Finnegan O'Malley & Company.

 

UselessKnowledge.com
http://www.uselessknowledge.com/index.shtml

UselessKnowledge.com is a fun site with some interesting and good information. The user can keyword search the database of over 10,000 trivia facts. There is a "Quote of the Day", "Fact of the Day", "Word of the Day" and a "Daily Trivia Question", "Today in History", "Daily Trivia Byte", "Born This Day" and "That Explains It!". There is much more to tease your brain at this site so give it a look!