Archive for the ‘directories’ Category

PA: Rural Development

March 16, 2009

If you live in rural Pennsylvania, you can find business and other development assistance with today’s State Agency Database Highlight:OK

Rural Access Guide – Find agencies and assistance with rural projects. From the website, “The Guide was designed to help local government officials, nonprofit organizations, community groups and individuals find the assistance they need for projects and programs. Information in the database was originally compiled in 1999/2000 and continues to be updated regularly. Information in the guide is meant to be used as a basic outline of available programs.”

Records contain contact information, websites when available and a basic description of the assistance program offered.

The Pennsylvania page of State Agency Databases Accross the Fifty States is maintained by Suzanne Leers.


OR: Verify Lender License

March 9, 2009

If you live in Oregon, today’s State Agency Database Highlight will help you determined whether your mortgage lender is actually licensed to do business:

  • Mortgage Lenders – A database of licensed mortgage lenders, searchable by name or location. Also allows downloading of the data file.

Here is a sample record:

Main Office: License No: ML-3080
SALEM, OR 97302
County: MARION
Phone: (503) 881-0959
Start Date: 12/02/2003
Expire Date: 12/04/2010

The Oregon page of State Agency Databases Across the Fifty States is maintained by Tom Stave and Jane Kirkland.

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:

Library Catalog:

OCLC Symbol: NEM

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

MO: Get edible seeds

September 16, 2008

Do you live and Missouri and have a yen for edible seeds? Or mushrooms? Or perhaps your horse needs some hay? Find local sources for these and more with today’s State Agency Database Highlight:

  • AgriMissouri Buyer’s Guide – Database of consumer items produced or processed by AgriMissouri members in the state of MO. Searchable by catagory, member name, company, product, or county. Only AgriMissouri members are listed, so it does not include all MO agriculturally-related businesses.

The database is searchable by product, county, and producer name. Records have location, contact info and a vendor blurb. Here is an example record:

Columbia Farmers’ Market
1701 West Ash – behind the ARC building
Columbia MO 65205
County: Boone
Phone: 573-823-6889

Products: Beverages, Candles, Community Harvest Festival, Cosmetics, Dairy Products, Edible Seeds, Ethnic Foods, Flavorings/Seasonings, Fish, Fresh Vegetables and Herbs, Frozen Foods, Fresh Fruit, Gifts, Greenhouse, Plants, Flowers, Honey, Liquid or Creamed Flavored Honey, Jellies, Jams, Apple Butter, Meats, Mushrooms, Farmers’ Market, Eggs
Description: Our Market opens Saturday (8:00 a.m.-noon) in Mid-March & runs until the Saturday before Thanksgiving. All our vendors are from a 55 mile radius and may only sell what they grow or craft themselves. Every Saturday there is live entertainment and a festival once a month.

Truly the Saturday morning place to be ~ we have everything Missouri has to offer!

Market is also open Mondays & Wednesdays, 4pm-6pm, May until October.

The Columbia Farmers Market offers a wide variety of products. These include: vegetables, fresh herbs & fruits, including peaches & berries, plants galore, including bedding plants, hanging plants, potted plants, houseplants, vegetable & herb plants, fresh eggs, meats, award winning goat cheeses, honey & honey ice cream, variety of mushrooms, wheatgrass, baked goods, fresh trout, candles, poison ivy relief soaps, jams, jellies, pickles and more.

The Missouri page of State Agency Databases Across the Fifty States is maintained by Annie Moots.

DE: Find a painter, performer, and more

July 11, 2008

You’re in Delaware and you need to book a mime. Or perhaps someone to give a dance class in your area. What to do? Use today’s State Agency Database Highlight:

Delaware Artists Roster – Searchable by category (literary, performing, etc), discipline (audio, crafts, dance, etc), services provided, county and awards. Records include information on artist/performer’s: Availability and contact information, Background and Experience, Fees for services, Types of services the artist provides and Special awards and honors.

The Delaware page of State Agency Databases Across the Fifty States is maintained by John Stevenson.

AZ: Find a Library

June 19, 2008

If you’re in or passing through Arizona and you suddenly need internet access, newspapers, books or other materials, then you need a library. Today’s State Agency Databases Highlight shows you where to go:

Arizona Library Directory – Searchable by name or keyword. Records include contact information, library hours, information about staff and websites when available.

Here’s a sample record:

East Flagstaff Community Library


A branch of: Flagstaff City-Coconino County Public Library
Mailing Address
3000 North Fourth Street
Suite 5
Flagstaff, AZ 86004-1831
3000 North Fourth Street
Suite 5
Flagstaff, AZ 86004-1831

Regular Hours
Summer Hours
Su   1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
M-Th 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
F    9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Sa   9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Library Phone Numbers
Type Number Extension
Main 928-774-8434
FAX 928-527-7925


Library Manager – Bill
Advisory Board President: Jeanette Baker Friends Group Chairman: Sandy Thybony

Other branches of this system are:
Forest Lakes Community Library Forest Lakes
Havasupai Village Library Supai
Tuba City Public Library Tuba City

The Arizona page of State Agency Databases Across the Fifty States is maintained by Daniel Cornwall.

AK: Economic Development

June 17, 2008

If you’re looking to build or expand your business/organization in Alaska, today’s State Agency Database Highlight should help:

Alaska Economic Development Resource Guide – This database allows you to search for economic development assistance based on type of organization, type of aid being sought (grants, technical assistance, etc) and area of interest (credit unions, native crafts, historic preservation, etc). Results include program agency, program goals, resource provided, eligibility guidelines, funding status, comments and program contact information.

The Alaska page of State Agency Databases Across the Fifty States is maintained by Sheri Somerville.

TX: Find Drug Sellers

May 21, 2008

Today’s State Agency Database Highlight will help you find a local pharmacy — if you live in Texas:

Pharmacy Database – Search – Searchable by License Number, Pharmacy Name, Owner Name, Street Name, City, County, and Zip Code. Records provide participation in state medical programs, whether they accept Internet prescriptions, address and owner information.

Here is a sample record:

Pharmacy Database – Detailed View – License # 11128
Search Options > New Search > Detailed View
Search Help | Status Codes | Terms of Use
Current Status Active
License # 11128
Expiration Date 07/31/2008
Date License Issued 05/31/1985

SAN ANTONIO, TX 78219-1708
County BEXAR
Phone (210) 227-5262

Pharmacy Details
Prior Disciplinary Orders* No
Class of Pharmacy Community
Type of Ownership Corporation
Type of Pharmacy Community (Multiple/Chain)

* Information relating to disciplinary orders
is current as of (30 days prior to this date).

A written request for information regarding prior disciplinary orders may be submitted to the office of the Texas State Board of Pharmacy. Disciplinary orders entered pursuant to Chapter 564 of the Texas Pharmacy Act are confidential and not subject to disclosure.

Click here for Employment Information
for Licensed/Registered individuals employed at this Pharmacy.

Click here for information regarding
Remote Pharmacy Services.

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Click here to see a map.

Pharmacy Profile ¥
Accessible to disabled persons? Yes
Translating services
Participates in the Texas Medicaid program? Yes
Participates in the Texas Kids Insurance Program (SKIP)? No
Dispenses prescriptions in response to an Internet order? No
Delivers prescription to a patient in this state? No
¥ Please note: The data regarding accessibility, translating services, and insurance participation is self-reported by the license holder and no warranty regarding the information is created . Therefore, neither the State of Texas nor the licensing agency accept any legal liability or responsibility or may be held liable or responsible for the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, or usefulness of this information. Should you have any concern as to the accuracy of the data in this system, please contact the license holder or facility for clarification.

Owner Information for PHARMERICA Showing 4 record(s)
Owner Name Owner Title Owner Address
TAMPA , FL 33619

The Texas page of State Agencies Across the Fifty States currently has no documents specialist. If you’d like to adopt Texas databases and have knowledge of Texas government information, please e-mail Daniel Cornwall at dnlcornwall AT alaska DOT net.

OR: Get Artistic!

May 19, 2008

You live in Oregon. You have an appreciation for art and you’d like to visit an art gallery. But where to go? Will the gallery be open at the time you want to go? Let today’s State Agency Database Highlight show you where to go:

Gallery Guide – A comprehensive database of Oregon art galleries, searchable by name, city or keyword. Includes name, address, telephone number, hours, type of exhibit and contact name.

Here is a sample record:

American Trails Gallery
27 N Main St
Ashland, OR 97520
541-488-3203 mail to this address
Hours: 10am-6pm daily link will open in new window
Exhibits: Native American jewelry, fine art, prints, weavings, carvings, historic Native American baskets, animalistas from Oaxaca, Mexico.
Contact: Dave Bobb
Policy: Consignment at 50/50, some outright purchase
Procedures: Contact by e-mail, write or phone.

The Oregon page of State Agency Databases Across the Fifty States is maintained by Tom Stave and Jane Kirkland.