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Thursday, December 16, 2010

Use of Social Networking, Cell Phones and Internet Around the World

Computer and Cell Phone Usage Up Around the World
Global Publics Embrace Social Networking
From the Pew Global Attitudes Project, a project of the Pew Research Center

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Scientist Say Lake Huron In "Fair" Condition

Scientist Say Lake Huron In "Fair" Condition from Nature Conservacy Lake Huron Biodiversity Conservation Strategy from ConserveOnline "The Sweetwater Sea: An International Biodiversity Conservation Strategy for Lake Huron" Full Technical Report and Summary available.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

National Lakes Assessment: A Collaborative Survey of the Nation’s Lakes

“I hear lake water lapping with low sounds by the shore” from the Government Book Blog on the first assessment of lakes across the continental United States by the Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Vital Signs: Binge Drinking Among High School Students and Adults --- United States, 2009

Vital Signs: Binge Drinking Among High School Students and Adults --- United States, 2009
From Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)October 8, 2010
"Background: Binge drinking was responsible for more than half of the estimated 79,000 deaths and two thirds of the estimated 2.3 million years of potential life lost as a result of excessive drinking each year in the United States during 2001--2005."

Monday, July 12, 2010

Resources on Supreme Court Nominee Elena Kagan

The Law Library of Congress has developed a web presentation on to serve congressional and public requests for resources pertaining to the nomination of Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court, There is a bibliography to find out more about the new Supreme Court nominee.

Monday, May 17, 2010

Unified Command Center for the Deepwater Horizon Incident

Deepwater Horizon Response "A Unified Command has been established to manage response operations to the April 20, 2010 “Deepwater Horizon” incident. A Unified Command links the organizations responding to an incident and provides a forum for those organizations to make consensus decisions. This site is maintained by the Unified Command’s Joint Information Center (JIC), which provides the public with reliable, timely information about the response."

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Spill of National Significance – Preparing for Oil Spill Disasters. SONS from the National Ocean Service SONS 2010 Information on the full-size drills led by the U. S. Coast Guard with multi-agency National Response Team. Every SONS features a different scenario whether on land or water.

Monday, May 3, 2010

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Incident 2010
Bibliography of Resources for the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Incident 2010
Will be updated to follow the issue.
Created by: Paula L. Webb, Reference and Electronic Resources, Government Documents Librarian, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL