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.
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Entisoft Units Measurement Conversion Calculator
This conversion tool allows the user to convert between over 1,000 different scientific, technical and standard units.
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
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
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
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
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.
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
This site provides possible solutions to web error messages.
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.
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
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
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
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
This page of the Washburn website provides links to sites that collect legal forms and specific links offsite.
This site allows you to search by telephone number or name for addresses, telephone numbers, and all of the U.S. at once.
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
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.
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.
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