Introduction - Statistics - Hoover Library's Subject Guides at McDaniel College Here are five important search tips for finding statistics online Tip 1: Favor sources consisting Primarily of statistics, like almanacs, statistical compendia, and numeric databases. Tip 2: At web sites, look for links to areas named Statistics; Publications, Reports, or Bulletins; Library or Archive(s); Data or Databases; and Presss Release. Tip 3: In full text, look for statistics-indicating word patterns, such as: " According to a study/survey/repert..." or "71 percent of Americans polled by Gallup..." Tip 4: Look for data placed outside the text as figures, tables, charts, graphs, infoboxes, and captions. Tip 5: Use numbers-indicating index terms, such as Statistics, Market share, Numeric, Demographics, Industry overview, and Forecasts. --By Paula Berinstein, author of "Finding Statistics Online..."
Holidays and Other Dates in the US Secular Calendar First published on 1996 July 15; last updated 2001 January 4 by Marcos J. Montes. Holidays Covered | Algorithms Used | References Output You will a receive a listing of the holidays covered below. Federal Holidays & Government Documents THIS SECTION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AS GOVERNMENT RULES CHANGE. Official rules covering Federal Holidays in the USA may be found at the Office of Personnel Management. The following information in this section (in red on most browsers, and between horizontal rules) is courtesy the OPM. In-Lieu of Holidays: When a holiday falls on a nonworkday outside a full-time employee's basic workweek, the day to be treated as his or her holiday is the first workday preceding the nonworkday except, if the nonworkday is Sunday, the next workday is the holiday. Government Publications: The statutory listing of legal public holidays--along with statutory requirements-- is found in section 6103 of title 5 of the United States Code. Dates NOT Covered by this Calendar Algorithms
MappingMcDaniel : Satirical infographic meant... GenBank Overview Government Will Shut Down Websites Even if It Costs More Than Keeping Them Up, Just to Show You Who Is Boss In case you doubted the purely punitive nature of certain aspects of the "government shutdown," Julian Sanchez at Cato examines the strange case of federal websites: It’s a bit hard to make sense of why some sites remain up (some with a “no new updates” banner) while others are redirected to a shutdown notice page—and in many cases it’s puzzling why a shutdown would be necessary at all..... For agencies that directly run their own Web sites on in-house servers, shutting down might make sense if the agency’s “essential” and “inessential” systems are suitably segregated. Running the site in those cases eats up electricity and bandwidth that the agency is paying for, not to mention the IT and security personnel who need to monitor the site for attacks and other problems. Fair enough in those cases. The determination of which services continue during an appropriations lapse is not affected by whether the costs of shutdown exceed the costs of maintaining services.
10 Big Myths about copyright explained See EFF notes on fair use and links from it for a detailed answer, but bear the following in mind: The "fair use" exemption to (U.S.) copyright law was created to allow things such as commentary, parody, news reporting, research and education about copyrighted works without the permission of the author. That's vital so that copyright law doesn't block your freedom to express your own works -- only the ability to appropriate other people's. Intent, and damage to the commercial value of the work are important considerations. Fair use is generally a short excerpt and almost always attributed. Note that most inclusion of text in followups and replies is for commentary, and it doesn't damage the commercial value of the original posting (if it has any) and as such it is almost surely fair use. The "fair use" concept varies from country to country, and has different names (such as "fair dealing" in Canada) and other limitations outside the USA. See the DMCA alert for recent changes in the law.
Area Code Listing, by Number The cities listed with each area code are the major cities for that area code; this originated as the city in which the switch computer for that area code is located, but is no longer the case. The cities listed are not intended to be exhaustive. This list is updated only when an Internet user informs me of a (pending) change. See also the listing by state/country and the NANPA data. * indicates that daylight savings time is not observed. "split" refers to a service area served by one area code being subdivided into two or more areas, with the original area code serving one of the subdivisions and new areacode(s) serving the other(s). "overlay" refers to a service area being served by two or more area codes simultaneously. usually i write "X overlaid on Y" to mean that X is a new areacode that will service an area that previously was serviced solely by Y. The split/overlay information is not exhaustive.
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