Archive for January, 2009

NH:Live Free and Fish

January 26, 2009

If you live in New Hampshire or have just made a New Year’s Resolution to do more fishing, you might be interested in today’s State Agency Database Highlight:

The New Hampshire page of State Agency Databases Across the Fifty States is maintained by Linda Johnson, Betsy Holmes and Linda Jayes.

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NV: Getting Connected

January 19, 2009

Let’s say you’re moving to Alamo, Nevada. Would you know who to turn to for your telephone, internet or cable service? Today’s State Agency Database Highlight can help you:

Bureau of Consumer Protection, Nevada Telecommunications Service Database – This is great way to find the telecommunications companies operating in Nevada and what services they offer in various locations. You’ll also find links to the FCC, service definitions, long distance rates, a telecom glossary, the Nevada Public Services Commission, and Universal Service information.

The Nevada page of State Agency Databases Across the FiftyStates is maintained by Kathryn Etcheverria.

NE: Finding Libraries

January 12, 2009

With a number of articles being written about people turning to libraries in the current economic crisis, today’s State Agency Database Highlight seems especially relevant. Especially if you live or are interested in libraries in Nebraska:

  • Nebraska Library Directory – This directory includes entries for directors and staff of all public, academic, school, special and institutional libraries in Nebraska. Also included are Educational Service Units, Library System staff, library trustees and friends, and Library Commission Board members. The directory is edited as updates are received–usually daily.

While the directory is staff focused, the records have varying amounts of information such as web links to catalogs and library hours. Here is one typical record:

Metropolitan Community College

P O Box 3777

Omaha, NE 68103-0777

Phone: 402-457-2763 or 402-457-2524 (Unit #)

• Coordinator of Library Services

Fax: 402-457-2768

Library Home Page: http://www.mccneb.edu/library/

Library Catalog: http://catalog.omahapubliclibrary.org/ipac20/ipac.jsp?profile_mccweb#focus

OCLC Symbol: NEM

The Nebraska page of State Agency Databases Across the Fifty States is maintained by Beth Goble.

MT: Doing Business With the State

January 3, 2009

So, you’d like to sell clothes to the Montana state government. Where to start looking for a buyer? With today’s State Agency Database Highlight:

Invitations for Bids and Request for Proposals – Database can be searched by type of solicitation (i.e. clothing, fuel, professional services), by agency or by browsing all opportunities. Records will have bid documents, any amendments and notes of meetings.

The Montana page of State Agency Databases Across the Fifty States is maintained by Jennie Burroughs.