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State Agency Databases Project Activity Report 10/12/2014

This past week saw significant changes to the following pages at the State Agency Databases Project at http://wikis.ala.org/godort/index.php/State_Agency_Databases.  (links are to revisions page, click on “page” tab to see regular page):

Delaware saw significant reorganization in how its databases are organized and Wyoming had a number of link updates of databases from their State Library Division.

You can always view ALL changes made in the past seven days by visiting http://tinyurl.com/statedbs.

As a reminder, all of the links and text in the State Agency Databases Project is available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 license. We strongly encourage the use of our links and annotations in projects of your own.

State Agency Databases Activity Report 10/5/2014

This past week saw significant changes to the following pages at the State Agency Databases Project at http://wikis.ala.org/godort/index.php/State_Agency_Databases.  (links are to revisions page, click on “page” tab to see regular page):

You can always view ALL changes made in the past seven days by visiting http://tinyurl.com/statedbs.

As a reminder, all of the links and text in the State Agency Databases Project is available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 license. We strongly encourage the use of our links and annotations in projects of your own.

State Agency Databases Activity Report 6/8/2014

It was a somewhat active week for the volunteers at the State Agency Databases Project at http://wikis.ala.org/godort/index.php/State_Agency_Databases as we started up our June link-checking activity.

 

FEATURED DATABASE

Today’s featured database is from Jenn Zuccaro, who maintains the Hawaii page:

Hawaii State Archives Digital Collections – archives1.dags.hawaii.gov/gsdl/cgi-bin/library – Search digital collections of Hawaii State Archives, including Chinese, Japanese & Portuguese Passenger Manifests, Hawaiian Genealogy Book Index, Vital Statistics and others.

 

DATABASE CHANGES

See the full story of the last two weeks changes by visiting http://tinyurl.com/statedbs14d. Below are some highlights of the changes.

 

LINKS UPDATED

Alaska (Daniel Cornwall)

Arizona (Lindsay O’Neill)

Missouri (Annie Moots)

 

DATABASES ADDED

ALASKA (Daniel Cornwall)

Septic Tracking System – This database offers two search types: – Installer/Facility Name/Legal Description/File Number r Township/Range/Section (Only Unsubdivided Parcels). Records include links to PDFs of original installation documents. Department assumes no liability for accuracy of information.

 

DATABASES REMOVED

ARIZONA (Lindsay O’Neill)

General licensure page – For all professions. Formerly at http://az.gov/app/license/index.xhtml

 

In addition to the changes above, we also fixed a few links on the State Blue Books page. State Blue books have many uses, including providing material for K-12 students assigned to write a state report.

State Agency Databases Activity Report 5/25/2014

It was a relatively quiet week for the volunteers at the State Agency Databases Project at http://wikis.ala.org/godort/index.php/State_Agency_Databases.

 

FEATURED DATABASE

Today’s featured database is from Jenn Zuccaro, who maintains the Hawaii page:

Papakilo Database – www.papakilodatabase.com/main/main.php

“The Office of Hawaiian Affairs’ (OHA’s) Papakilo Database, is the ongoing development of a cutting edge and comprehensive “Database of Databases” consisting of varied collections of data pertaining to historically and culturally significant places, events, and documents in Hawai’i’s history. This online repository of data will greatly increase OHA’s ability to preserve and perpetuate cultural and historical information and practices, thus providing an invaluable resource to educate other regulatory agencies, OHA’s Native Hawaiian beneficiaries, and the general public.”

 

DATABASE CHANGES

See the full story of the last week’s changes by visiting http://tinyurl.com/statedbs. Below are some highlights of the week.

 

LINKS UPDATED

Florida (Wilhelmina Randtke)

Ohio (Kirstin Krumsee)

 

DATABASES ADDED

FLORIDA

Department of Education Legal Counsel Opinions / General Counsel Opinions (2000 – present) – Searchable by Google Custom Search or browseable by year. No opinions available from 2007-2012.

VIRGINIA (Louise Buckley)

Fish and Wildlife Information Service – View or print Biota of Virginia (BOVA) booklets for native and naturalized species of Virginia. Each booklet contains species-specific information on taxonomy, status, life history, occurrence and distribution, land management practices, food habits, habitat, and environmental associations as well as citations to scientific literature. Searchable by species information and geography.

 

 

DATABASES REMOVED

OHIO

Rare Plant Species by County – Plants for each county are coded for threatened or endangered status. Formerly at http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/Home/Rare_Plants/RarePlantSpeciesbyCount/tabid/20404/Default.aspx

State Agency Databases Activity Report 5/18/2014

It’s been a quiet few weeks for the volunteers at the State Agency Databases Project at http://wikis.ala.org/godort/index.php/State_Agency_Databases.

 

FEATURED DATABASE

Today’s featured database is from Annie Moots, who maintains the Missouri page:

“Know MO” Consumer Complaints – http://www.consumer.ago.mo.gov/Know_MO/ – Missouri consumers can check this database for complaints filed with the Missouri Attorney General’s Office about individuals or businesses doing business in Missouri.  The database contains over 100,000 consumer complaints and is searchable by keyword.  Results contain the number of complaints, the category of the complaint, when it was filed, whether or not it was successfully resolved, and if it made it into an AGO news release.

 

DATABASE CHANGES

See the full story of the last two weeks’ changes by visiting http://tinyurl.com/statedbs14d. Below are some highlights of the week.

 

LINKS UPDATED

OHIO (Kirstin Krumsee)

UTAH (Flora Shrode)

 

OTHER CHANGES

In addition to the activity above, Mark Rozmarynowski has continued to reorganize the Wisconsin page.

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