With the June quarterly link check looming next week, activity continues at the State Agency Databases Project at http://wikis.ala.org/godort/index.php/State_Agency_Databases. For a full listing of activity in the past week, visit http://tinyurl.com/statedbs. Here are the customary highlights:
CALIFORNIA (Joel Rane)
Nautical Fiction List – An annotated bibliography of novels, along with some short stories, poetry and drama, on the subject of the oceans or seafaring. Searchable by author.
Georgia (Chris Sharpe)
OASIS (Online Analytical Statistical Information System) – Set of interactive tools used to create maps, tables, or charts from Georgia’s health data repository. It is currently populated with Vital Statistics (births, deaths, fetal deaths, induced terminations, pregnancies), Hospital Discharge, Emergency Room Visit, Arboviral Surveillance, Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS), Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey (BRFSS), STD, Motor Vehicle Crash, and Population data.
TEXAS (Ann Ellis)
Texas Medical Board “Look Up a Doctor” – Within this database, patients, consumers, doctors and other health care professionals can locate health care providers and institutions, medical suspensions, various rules and regulations, statistical reports, and practitioner demographics arranged by date.
NEW MISSOURI RESOURCES ADDED TO BIOGRAPHICAL DATABASES
Despite the page name of Biographical Databases, this page also contact static biography resources because project volunteers thought this would be valuable. Missouri volunteer recently added these resources to the page:
Governors – Chronological list of the governors of Missouri with party, term, home county, and dates of birth and death.
Lieutenant Governors – Chronological list of the lieutenant governors of Missouri with party, term, home county, and dates of birth and death.
Secretaries of State – Chronological list of the secretaries of state of Missouri with party, term, home county, and dates of birth and death.
State Auditors – Chronological list of the state auditors of Missouri with party, term, home county, and dates of birth and death.
State Treasurers – Chronological list of the state treasurers of Missouri with party, term, home county, and dates of birth and death.
Attorneys General – Chronological list of the attorneys general of Missouri with party, term, home county, and dates of birth and death.
State Legislators – Alphabetical list of state legislators including party, office, county/district elected, and years served. Covers 1820 – 2000.
Officers of the Missouri Senate and House – Chronological list of officers, including President Pro Tem-Senate, Secretary of the Senate, Speaker of the House, and Chief Clerk of the House, for each session. Covers 1820 – 2011.
Judges of the Missouri Supreme Court – Chronological list of judges with home counties and terms served. Covers 1820 – 2011.
U.S. Representatives – Alphabetical list of Representatives of the U.S. Congress with district, party, and year elected.
U.S. Senators – Alphabetical list of Senators of the U.S. Congress with party and year elected.
In addition to the changes mentioned above, Joel Rane, volunteer for California also added a large number of links to California university library catalogs.