The Office of the Historian is responsible for keeping all of the records of U.S. Foreign Policy, and their new site allows access to a wealth of resources. Users can research by topic, presidential administration or by country.
Gale Cengage Learning, the Library of Congress Law Library, and the Census Bureau have all offered sites that provide information on Hispanic Heritage Month 2009, which is celebrated from September 15 to October 15 each year.
Information about the projects funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities since 1980 can be found here.
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) offers a new web portal that should make finding information even easier. It also allows anyone who has filed a case with teh USCIS to sign-up to receive updates. It also includes a Spanish Language version.
This is the new online home of the Archive of American Television. Hundreds of in-depth video intereviews with important figures in the history of television can be found here.
globalEDGE offers these summaries of trade laws for over 30 jurisdictions produced by member law firms of Lexwork International. This site could be helpful to someone interested in doing business in another country or in some United States states.
The Library of Congress Science Reference Services Science, Technology and Business Division, offers this list of selected internet resources relating to endangered species.
“The national “Centennial of Flight: Born of Dreams – Inspired by Freedom” celebration commemorates this achievement and 100 years of aviation history. Our Centennial Partners are planning everything from cross-country tours to air shows and exhibitions, seminars and television specials. Use our Web site to access the most up-to-date information on celebration activity as well as the most comprehensive collection of outstanding educational essays, multimedia and links regarding the history of flight.”–From the website.
Developed by the Environmental Energies Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, this web site is designed to help customers save energy in their homes and to find the resources that will provide them with the savings.
An interesting article by CNN reporter John D. Sutter about the future of libraries and librarians and what some libraries and librarians are doing now to provide help and services to customers who do not have a real interest in books.
This is the text entitled “Prepared Remarks of President Barack Obama Back to School Event” of the speech delivered by President Obama to the nation’s school students on September 8, 2009.
The National Science Foundation offers this online magazine and states on the website that it is “The Online Magazine That’s All About Science For The People.” Also from the website: “In the National Science Foundation’s Science Nation online magazine, we examine the breakthroughs, and the possibilities for new discoveries about our planet, our universe and ourselves.” It is a weekly online magazine.
The is the text of the Memphis and Shelby County Health Department’s Pandemic Influenza Response Plan.