Database topics
American History; Anthropology and Archaeology; Social Sciences (General); Economics and Business; Political Science; Government Information: State and Local; Environmental Studies
In every US State and the District of Columbia, agencies are creating databases of useful information - information on businesses, licensed professionals, plots of land, even dates of fish stocking. Some of this content is available on search engines, but much of it is part of the invisible web. Since July 2007, librarians and other government information specialists have been working on identifying and annotating these databases in one place. We've chased across fifty state web sites so you don't have to!
Database topics
American History; Social Sciences (General); Government Information: State and Local; Political Science
50 State Blue Books project collates in one place links to Blue Books of 50 state governments. According to Wikipedia, Blue book or Bluebook is a term often referring to an almanac or other compilation of statistics and information. The term dates back to the 15th century, when large blue velvet-covered books were used for record-keeping by the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Database topics
American History; Government Information: State and Local; Political Science
Annual publication from Stateline.org (part of Pew Center on the States) that outlines the major policy issues for states in the upcoming year.