Saturday, November 29, 2003

Weekend update: The weekly reference collection/research gleanings:

Don't miss this week's postings on the Herald blog; lots there this week. Useful reference tools will continue to be posted here, but there's much more on the WeBlog.

The useful links....

Reference :
  • Dictionary of Cultural Literacy from Bartleby.
  • Cartoon Research: look up information on animated features.
  • Giga-USA has databases of quotations, biography, and collections of book and links lists.
  • Holiday Trends and Traditions from Journalists' Toolbox, useful links.
  • Art and Architecture, from The Courtauld: great art.
  • San Francisco Historical Photograph collection: over 250,000 photographs from the public library.
  • New on Nexis:, from June 2003; Chillicothe Gazette (OH), Sept '03; Central Wisconsin Sunday, May '03; Courier-Post, Cherry Hill, NJ, June '03; Daily Journal, Vineland, NJ, Apr '03; Marshfield News-Herald, NJ, Feb '03; Noblesville Ledger (NJ), Feb '03; Observer-Dispatch, Utica NY, Dec '02; Stevens Point Journal, WI, Feb '03; Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune, Feb '03; Topics, Marion County, IN, weekly, Feb '03; Le Point, France, Jan '95; Sud Ouest, France, May '94.
  • search for training programs near you. A search of Florida gets 47 different events in coming months.
  • Journalism Tools nice collection from
  • UK Phone Track This is...scary? A new subscription service in the UK allows you to track (consenting) mobile phone locations.
    Public Records:
  • Public Record Finder: another place to go to look for local state or county records online.
  • Florida Politics blog: new address, design. Much easier to read.
  • Political Gateway: politics news site, by Bob Hoffman, Broward realtor/commission candidate.
  • Latest AIDS statistics from UNAIDS.
  • World Development Report, 2004 from World Bank.
  • NLJ 250 2003, annual survey of 250 biggest law firms by National Law Journal.
    Governments, Politics, People: no links this week.

    Some Interesting stories/Weblogs:
  • Cyberjournalist's blogroll aggregator has headlines from several journalism blogs on one page.
  • Fun with Words
  • No Relevance: a collection of cultural ephemera.


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