Hello From DC (I mean Shakeytown, it Was My First Quake) Everyone.
As we prepare for our next event around hear and elsewhere along the east coast I thought it might be a good time to share a mountain of news, new resources, and other goodies with all of you.
The material comes from posts Shirl Kennedy and I made to our INFOdocket.com site. This is just a small amount of what we post seven days a week. Plus, we also provide FullTextReports.com. New reports are listed in the left rail (Thanks Jim and James)
We both hope you find and item or two of interest in the following update. More very soon. (-:
1. Hurricane Irene: FEMA’s National Situation Daily Update Available Online & Natl. Hurricane Center Mobile Resources
2. New Web Site: Feds Launch Performance.gov, Now Publicly Accessible
3. Acquisitions: Bloomberg is Buying BNA for $990 Million
4. US Department of Labor Improves Enforcement Databases Including Visualization/Animation Tools
5.U.S. History: “Rare Footage Unearthed Online”
6. New From the Internet Archive: “Understanding 9/11: A Television News Archive”
7.“Google Forfeits $500 Million Generated by Online Ads & Prescription Drug Sales by Canadian Online Pharmacies”
The full text of the statement from the USDOJ and FDA
8. Washington Post Op/Ed: “Don’t Kill America’s Databook” (U.S. Census Statistical Abstract)
9. NLRB — Acting General Counsel Releases Report on Social Media Cases
10. Back to School 2011-2012: Facts About Schools, Students and Teachers From the U.S. Census
11. 1940 U.S. Census to be Free on Ancestry.com
12. Government Information: GPO Releases API For FederalRegister.gov (Formal Announcement)
13. Teen Dating Violence: A Literature Review and Annotated Bibliography
From the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress
14. Update: More Digitized Historic U.S. Government Economic and Banking Documents and Reports via FRASER
15. A Look at a Few Resources Using U.S. Department of Agriculture Open Data
16. Cook County, IL: New online database lets anyone see who has outstanding warrants
17. Federal Agencies Take Action to Digitally Document Nearly 50 Endangered Languages
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