Sunday, February 04, 2007

Weekend update: More research links from the week

I haven't done this in a few weeks, but this week and last a few useful new sites showed up:

The links:

  • Links on climate change and global warming from Society of Environmental Journalists.
  • Links on NGOs from Resourceshelf.

  • Things Fall Apart: Containing the Spillover from an Iraqi Civil War, analysis from Brookings Institution.
  • Tagging on the Internet, report from Pew Internet and American Life Project.

  • Worldwide Statistical Sources, a guide from OECD.

    Governments, Politics:
  • Constitution Finder at University of Richmond, constitutions, charters, amendments, and other related documents from nations of the world.
  • White House Tapes at UVa's Miller Center, has some interesting presidential history compilations, including a special exhibit on Lyndon Baines Johnson and Dwight Eisenhower and the Vietnam war. Note also links to tapes mentioning E. Howart Hunt and Gerald Ford.

  • Goodbye Gutenberg, Neiman reports winter '06, on future of print.

  •, provides women experts for current events and other topics.

  • Health Information Technology Costs & Benefits Database Project, database of literature.
  • The Language of Trade, a glossary from Business Roundtable.

  • Another list of public-domain image sites from a Daily Kos contributor.
  • Booksearch searches three fulltext book search engines (A9, Google, and MSN) at once.

  • News Coverage Index: Project for Excellence in Journalism compiles coverage from newspapers, talk shows and compares top stories.

    Public Records:
  • has links to criminal/inmate searches nationwide. Not all links lead to searches, though, some just link to county jail sites.


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