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Putting the State Agency Database Registry to Work

Now that the 50-State agency database registry has annotated content from most of the fifty states, it is becoming possible to put it to some interesting uses.

For example, one can start to explore common state interests by using the search feature of the ALA GODORT wiki. If you do a search for “film” in the wiki, you’ll find that New Mexico and Tennessee have film promotion offices that produce databases. Tennessee will help you find locals in almost any category you can think of for your film production. New Mexico has a similar resource, plus they have a location finder database as well.

In a similar way, a search using the word “buildings” shows you that Ohio, South Dakota and Washington all have resources to help business choose commercial or industrial real estate properties.

What can you discover through browsing or searching the database registry? Let us know in comments.

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