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.
ADRWorld.com is a subscription site covering recent developments in arbitration, mediation, and alternative dispute resolution. The site covers daily top stories, court decisions, state legislation, state regulations and the Federal Register. You must be a subscriber to view the full text of any of these items. The ADRexchange feature allows you to perform a simple or advanced search for an arbitrator, mediator, attorney or ADR service provider in their international directory. You can search the ADRlibrary by document type, phrase, or keyword to locate any of 1000+ statutes, court rules, standards, or news. You can sign up for a 2 week trial subscription or set up a charter single user subscription for $245 per year.
FunkandWagnalls.com includes an atlas, headline news, Random House Webster’s College Dictionary, and Roget’s 21st Century Thesaurus. There is a Media Gallery that includes animations, music sound clips, photos, quotes from speeches, maps, and much more. Individual sections of the site and the entire site can be browsed alphabetically and searched by keyword. Free registration at the site is required. QuickTime or Flash are required for some sections.
Search Engines Worldwide
Search Engines Worldwide is a collection of 1,005 search engines arranged alphabetically by 130 countries or by 5 regions. Once you select your country of choice, click on the specific search engine banner to link directly to its website. The Web page can be translated into French, German, Italian, Portuguese or Spanish. There are also links for free e-mail and free homepages.
The Washington Post and Newsweek provide the Washtech.com site. It follows Washington, D.C. area technology developments. There are reports on venture capital news, new Web firms, regulations, and government news affecting the IT industry. Links to area trade show Web sites are provided.
Wirtz Labor Library
This Department of Labor Library site allows access to its library catalog. There are links to a listing of journals and newspapers held by the library, a listing of research resources, and a listing of bibliographies to enumerate a few.