Archive | December 2009

2009 Films Added To National Film Registry of the Library of Congress

http://www.loc.gov/film/NFR2009.pdf

This is the list of the 25 films added to the 2009 the Library of Congress National Film Registry.

The Blueprints Database

http://www.the-blueprints.com/blueprints/

An extensive collection of blueprints on a variety of objects is available here.

U. S. Census Last State Population Estimates Before 2010 Census Counts

http://www.census.gov/Press-Release/www/releases/archives/population/014509.html

This U. S. Census Press Release offers some information on the last 2009 population estimates offered by the Census Bureau before the 2010 Census counts.  The Release also offers a link to Detailed Tables which offers the last 2009 population estimates for all of the states.

100 Job Search Tips From Fortune 500 Recruiters

http://www.emc.com/collateral/article/100-job-search-tips.pdf

This article should be helpful to many job seekers.  It offers strategies, mistakes not to make, recruiting sources, stories, and more from experts in the field of job recruiting.

Identity Archives Project

http://www.identityarchives.com/

“Welcome to the Identity Archives Project – a keyword-searchable database of logos and brand identity designs from around the world. … There’s no need to register, and use of the database is free and open to designers, brand managers, marketing professionals, educators, students, brand identity design enthusiasts, and the general public.”–From the Web site.  Also from the Web site:  “If you are planning or designing a new logo, researching brand identity design, or exploring the design landscape of your region or industry, the Identity Archives Project’s database will be an immensely useful tool for drilling-down into the descriptive, subjective, and conceptual elements that make each logo design unique (or not).”

The Lincoln Log : A Daily Chronology of the Life of Abraham Lincoln

http://www.thelincolnlog.org/view

You can search here what Lincoln was doing on many days throughout his life.  You can also browse by month and year.

Verified Major League Baseball Players on Twitter

http://twitter.mlblogs.com/

“Here is the only official, comprehensive list of all verified authentic Major Leaguer Baseball players on Twitter”–From the Web site.

NAMUS : National Missing And Unidentified Persons System

http://www.namus.gov/

“The National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs) is a clearinghouse for missing persons and unidentified decedent records. NamUs is a free online system that can be searched by medical examiners, coroners, law enforcement officials and the general public to solve these cases.”–From the web site.  NamUs is a service of the U.  S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs.

Libraries : Getting America Back To Work

http://www.ala.org/ala/aboutala/offices/wo/libraryjobs.pdf

This is the legislative proposal of the American Library Association in which it asks for a one-time investment of $650 million dollars from the federal government that would be distributed through the Institute of Museum and Library Services and that would create up to 13,000 library jobs.

African Americans In World War II

http://www.coax.net/people/lwf/WW2.HTM

Extensive list of links that provide information and data on African Americans who served in World War II, including links to many photographs.

Federal Aviation Administration Administrator’s Fact Book

http://www.faa.gov/about/office_org/headquarters_offices/aba/admin_factbook/

The Fact Book provides data and statistics for aviation accidents and incidents, airports activity, air traffic activity, industry trends, employment and more.

Latpro.com

http://www.latpro.com/

Thousands of job listings are found here for Hispanic and bilingual jobseekers and it is an outstanding site for recruiters seeking Hispanic and bilingual professionals.

Homefair.com

http://www.homefair.com/index.asp?cid=homefair

This site provides a moving calculator, salary calculator, a lifestyle optimizer, city reports, school reports, and more.  It is a very helpful site for anyone relocating to another city or who wants to find information about cities in the U. S.

Coolworks.com

http://www.coolworks.com

“Cool Works® is about you finding a seasonal job or career in some of the greatest places on Earth. Get a summer job in Yellowstone, Yosemite, or another national park. Find a summer job as a camp counselor. Ski resorts, ranches, theme parks, tour companies and more are waiting for you.”–From the web site.

CopyKat Recipes

http://www.copykat.com/

The creator of this web site has created many recipes that she believes taste just like the dishes that are served at many popular restaurants.