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By Curt Davis - March 15, 2002 (From the Interesting Stuff Newsletter)

I thought I would start this issue with "Becoming WebWise", an online course that will help you to get a grip on the Internet. Becoming WebWise will help you find out about getting connected, e-mailing, searching, bookmarking, making your own address book and the very basics of building your own web page. You will also learn about technological developments like Digital TV and WAP phones, your legal rights online, the history of the net, and the other ways in which you might get online. A great resource!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/webwise/learn/index.shtml


Research Strategies - Finding Your Way through the Information Fog is an online book that will help you train yourself for research. Remember "Everyone does research. Some just do it better than others." Research Strategies will give you the information to research better!

http://www.acts.twu.ca/lbr/preface.htm


Drug InfoNet is your FREE one-stop WWW site for all your healthcare informational needs. Drug InfoNet has information and links to areas on the web concerning healthcare and pharmaceutical-related topics. A great resource!

http://www.druginfonet.com


Gary Price's NewsCenter has the most news, all of the time! NewsCenter has Wire Services, One-Stop Shops, AP State Wires, Front Sections,Business News, International News, Political/Legal News, Government Press Releases, Technology/Net/Science,Entertainment, NewsSearch and Additional News Resources to keep you informed.

http://gwis2.circ.gwu.edu/~gprice/newscenter.htm


Community Information by Zip Code is a guide to statistics and other data available by a zip code. This place has LOTS of interesting stuff about zip codes!

http://library.csun.edu/mfinley/zipstats.html


The eMedicine World Medical Library features up-to-date, searchable, peer- reviewed medical journals in emergency medicine, internal medicine, surgery, pediatrics, ophthalmology, dermatology, neurology, sports medicine and veterinary medicine. The site includes self- assessment medical tests with CME credit, and free PUBMED searches.

http://www.emedicine.com


The Internet Picture Dictionary is a completely free, online multilingual picture dictionary. The dictionary was designed for ESL students, but the Picture Dictionary has lots of pictures everyone should enjoy!

http://www.pdictionary.com


The Ultimate Collection of News Links is another great News Resource. Choose a continent and you are on your way to find your News Link

http://64.227.22.235/links/news


Stanford's Highwire has the world's largest and fastest growing archive of free full-text life science research, with 405,215 free articles from 126 journals. Lots of life science reference and research information is freely available at Highwire!

http://highwire.stanford.edu


StatLinks has LOTS of links to statistical resources on the internet. If you are interested in statistics, StatLinks is for you!

http://www.cpcug.org/user/sigstat/framstat.htm


Singingfish provides a provides multimedia search capability to end- users with the world's largest, most accurate and relevant multimedia search engine. Next time you are looking for multimedia stuff - give Singingfish a try.

http://www.singingfish.com


The National Weather Service is the starting point for official government weather forecasts, warnings, meteorological products for forecasting the weather, and information about meteorology. This site has been redesigned for easier access. If you are interested in keeping up with the weather you should check this place out!

http://www.nws.noaa.gov


LibraryU offers free, online classes for libraries and their patrons. That means you can take any of the courses offered when it's convenient for you! All of the courses are created by knowledgeable librarians who know what they're doing when it comes to information and how to find it. When you sign up for a free LibraryU course, you browse through it on your own timetable and at your own speed.

http://www.libraryu.org/


The Search Engine Guide is a great resource that will help you to keep up with the ever changing Search Engine world.

http://www.searchengineguide.com


Old Catalogs is a handy resource to have around the next time you find yourself needing old or out of print trade catalogs from the 1800's through the 1970's, Engineering and Medical books, Machinery manuals or Company literature.

http://www.oldcatalog.com


The British Library National Sound Archive (NSA) is one of the largest sound archives in the world. NSA holds over a million discs, 185,000 tapes, and many other sound and video recordings. The collections come from all over the world and cover the entire range of recorded sound from music, drama and literature, to oral history and wildlife sounds. The NSA is a "Sound Resource."

http://www.bl.uk/collections/sound-archive/nsa.html


The University of Maryland Office of Information Technology Virus Notification Program has put together a helpful and informative website about protecting your computer from viruses. Some very good information here - Read the 8 questions to guide you through the site.

http://helpdesk.umd.edu/virus


Do you travel? If you do travel, wouldn't you like to know more about your destination and whether your travels will be safe? The Rough Travel Guides Travel Resources is a great traveler's resource with a lots of handy travel information!

http://travel.roughguides.com/travel_resources


The US Bureau of Justice Statistics Crime & Justice Data Online has lots of interesting Crime & Justice Data Online. Select data from Crime trends from the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports, Homicide trends and characteristics or Law Enforcement Management and Administrative Statistics

http://149.101.22.40/dataonline/


Key International Resources for Business and Economics is a portal to quality international business and economics web sites, arranged by broad subject category, including international organizations, countries and commercial sites, that support research in international business and economics.

http://www.emory.edu/LIB/CBI/IBresearch.htm


The Divorce Research Center is a resource I wish no one would ever need. Unfortunately, things happen and this site might provide helpful information if anyone you know ever needs it. The Research Center provides links to thousands of divorce related articles, case law, case analysis, and web pages relating to divorce.

http://www.divorcesource.com/search/search.html


Econometrics is the quantitative analysis of actual economic phenomena and the art and science of using statistical methods for the measurement of economic relations. Econometric links has Internet Resources, Online departments, conferences, preprints, journals, publishers, software and mailing lists of interest about Econometrics.

http://www.econometriclinks.com




Well, I guess that's about enough Interesting Stuff for now... :)


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© 2002 Curt Davis.