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By Margaret Berkland

Margaret Berkland is the president of Data Vision Design, Inc., which specializes in providing IT solutions to the legal community. Founded in Fredericksburg, VA in 1989, Data Vision Design, Inc. provides services that include: applications development, business process design, applications integration, electronic file tracking and, access expedition. Prior to becoming the president of DataVision Design, Inc., Margaret was the Info. Resources Technology Specialist for McKenna & Cuneo

Government Executive

This site is the online version of the print publication, Government Executive. The homepage of the site has headlines and links to “today’s news”. There is a wealth of valuable information to be accessed here. There are links to the Thrift Savings Plan Ticker, Technology, Pay & Benefits, Per Diem & Travel, Jobs & Careers, Procurement, Defense, A-76 & Outsourcing, a Bill Tracker, and the 2001 Federal Management Seminar Calendar. describes itself as “…a career search Web site and provider of Internet-based recruiting, hiring, and decision management systems.” There are listings of city and county jobs in AL, CA, DC FL, GA, IA, IL, LA, MA, ME, MN, MO, NE, NV, NY, OR, PA, TX, WA, and WI. A job search allows you to search by location, category, keyword, and minimum salary. Employers must register to place an ad.

Infotrieve Online

Infotrieve is an article research and document delivery company. You can use the Article Finder to search Infotrieve’s proprietary bibliographic database for free. It contains over 22 million citations and over 10 million abstracts from more than 35,000 important scholarly journals from such fields as medicine, biotechnology, science, engineering, and the law. Cost for delivery of a document is based upon the type of delivery chosen: electronic and paper including e-delivery, fax, conventional mail, standard courier, and rush delivery.

Inter-Links Perpetual Calendar

This website allows you to determine what day a particular date will fall on by selecting your desired month and year. Robert I. Kabacoff who is the Directory of Research and Development for a management consulting firm in Portland, Maine maintains the site.

The Worldwide Holiday and Festival Site Index

If you are traveling on business and need to know if any national holidays will conflict with your proposed business schedule, this website can be of assistance. You can search by country, religion, or month and locate the information needed to avoid holidays that would conflict with a business schedule.

ZDNet:Tech Life

This website is a treasure trove of tech information. There are lists of “best buys” with links to information on them and a link to ZDNet reviews of the latest products. There are links to “daily downloads” which include “free file of the day”, “hot utility of the day”, “hot game of the day”, and “hot screen saver of the day” just to name a few. There are links to family computer hardware, student services, and “help & how-to”.

Sabrina I. Pacifici’s Featured Site for June 25, 2001

If you are looking for a wide range of hardware, software, technical, product and service information from one source, try this site. There are no bells and whistles here, just straightforward lists and links as well as a searchable database of available resources. Company information includes links to their web sites, tech support email and phone numbers; descriptions of products, as well as models and part numbers. Technical information includes general and specific descriptions, tutorials on product use and some product photos. There is an A-Z glossary of tech terms with links, and a Products Database searchable by Model Number. There are some pop-up ads on the site.

Sabrina I. Pacifici’s Featured Site for June 11, 2001BUGNOSIS

The Privacy Foundation released this software on June 7, 2001 to help users determine when Web pages contain Web bugs. A future version of the application will also detect Web bugs in e-mail. Web bugs are invisible tracking devices used for marketing purposes to track your page viewing and purchasing habits. Bugnosis is a free application, with no associated revenue stream or tracking application of its own, but you must download it to install. The program will alert you visually and audibly when it locates bugs. Bugnosis only works with I.E. 5 or higher.

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