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State Agency Databases Activity Report 11/6/2011

It has been a another productive week at the State Agency Databases Across the Fifty States project at
http://wikis.ala.org/godort/index.php/State_Agency_Databases.

SUBJECT PAGE ACTIVITY

Health Practitioner Databases (Lynn McClelland)

With the addition of HI, IL, ME, MT, NE, NY, PA, RI, SC, TN, UT, VT, VA, WA and WI. Lynn now has 33 states plus the District of Columbia represented on this page. Way to go Lynn!

OTHER WIKI ACTIVITY

See our last 7 days of activity at http://tinyurl.com/statedbs for a blow by blow description of changes to the page. Here are a few highlights:

DATABASES ADDED

MICHIGAN (Michael McDonnell)

Active State Chartered Credit Unions Locator – Lets you find credit unions chartered according to the Michigan Credit Union Act, 2003 PA 215, as amended. It does not include credit unions chartered by the National Credit Union Administration and credit unions chartered by other states. You can search by credit union name (or part of the name), City, county, zip code, or charter number.

NEW MEXICO (Adrienne Walker)

Historic Markers – Search through the geographic regions of New Mexico for historical markers. A brief description of each marker and its approximate location will display by region on a map by scrolling over a marker name. There is also a section of New Mexico Women Historical Markers. Citizens can also report missing historical markers and make recommendations for additional markers.

TEXAS (Ann Ellis)

Portal for Comprehensive Health Data in Texas – This portal contains statistics for births, deaths, demographics, geographic and survey data on risk factors and disease prevalence, and hospital records within the state

ORPHAN NEWS

Our last official orphan remains Rhode Island. Will you be the one to take the last “unadopted orphan?”

If you’re interested in adopting Rhode Island, check out our volunteer guide at http://wikis.ala.org/godort/index.php/SADATFS_Volunteer_Guide and then send me an e-mail if you’d like to adopt it. If you adopt Rhode Island, be prepared to put your name and contact information on the main project page AND your state page within two weeks of receiving your wiki login. See the Volunteer guide for more details.

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