Saturday, January 07, 2006

Weekend update: Other things found last week:

Getting back into the routine yet? I didn't find much this week; more on my Miami Herald blog.

The other links:

  • 2005-06 Bowl-Bound Teams APR and Graduation Rates from UCF.
  • Bestseller Lists, 1900-1995
  • Great links for background on religion from Shirl Kennedy at Resourceshelf.

  • Great resource links on coal mining on Morning Meeting.
  • Alito Case Database from the Washington Post.
  • The World in 2006: the Economist's forecasts.

  • Health, U.S., 2005, latest stats from CDC.
  • U.S. Population, Jan 1 2006, from Census.

    Governments, Politics:
  • Database errors plague immigration enforcement, report from Govt. Technology mag. Direct link to the report.

  • FDIC Institution Directory; search for banks, institutions, local offices...

  • Why bloggers sometimes find news before journalists, and why journalists should use bloggers; comment by Digby; note comparison to I.F. Stone....

  • Searching the Social Security Death Index (SSDI) in One Step, a new interface using several versions of the database. Note the creator has lots more genealogy search interfaces on his website.

    Some interesting stories/blogs:
  • Heads up the Blog, a new copy editors blog.


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