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By Margaret Berkland, Published on June 14, 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.

British and Irish Legal Information Institute (BAILII)
http://www.bailii.org/

This site claims to provide access to the "most comprehensive free and up-to -date collection of British and Irish primary legal materials on the internet. BAILII includes seventeen databases covering five jurisdictions. It contains 100,000 searchable documents. BAILLI is a joint effort of the Australasian Legal Information Institute and organizations in the UK and Ireland. Full-text case law and legislation is available for England and Wales; Ireland; Northern Ireland; Scotland; and the United Kingdom.

Finding International Statistics Online
http://www.lib.umd.edu/UMCP/MCK/GUIDES/instat.html

This site maintained by Geraldine Foudy, Reference Instruction Librarian for the Government & Politics and Public Affairs at the University of Maryland Libraries at College Park. It is arranged in broad subject categories: Comprehensive Sources of International Statistics; Economic & Development Statistics; Environmental, Science, Agricultural, & Technology Statistics; Political, Military, & Defense Statistics; Population Statistics; Social, Educational, & Health Statistics; Country/Region Specific Sources; and Search Engines.

Publisher's Catalogue Homepage
http://www.lights.com/publisher/

Publisher's Catalogue Homepage has links to over six thousand publisher homepages. You can browse the index to locate a publisher of titles in your subject area or locate a publisher's homepage via the site's search engine.

Sources of International Statistics
http://www.lib.umd.edu/UMCP/MCK/STATS.html

Sources of International Statistics is organized by source of data: U.S. Government, Foreign Governments, United Nations, IGO's, NGO's, Academic, and Search Engines. Links to each of the websites are provided. This site maintained by Geraldine Foudy, Reference Instruction Librarian for the Government & Politics and Public Affairs at the University of Maryland Libraries at College Park.

xrefer
http://www.xrefer.com/

xrefer's search engine cross references entries within a source to related topics in other sources. Sixteen titles from Oxford University Press, Macimillan, Penguin Books, and Bloomsbury Publishing are currently covered. Thesauri, dictionaries of various types, two encyclopedias and a 'Who's Who' are included in the current coverage. A keyword search yields a brief description and the source. You just click to display a full description.