Friday, May 24, 2019

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Commercialized BioTech /Genetically Modified Crops. Global

Global Status of Commercialized BioTech /Genetically Modified Crops.
GM Approval Database.

W3Schools Online Web Tutorials

Free.  Learn HTML, CSS, JAVASCRIPT  & more.
Web building & all that.
by refsnes data (Norway)
Certification - $95.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Internet Archive

"The Internet Archive, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, we provide free access to researchers, historians, scholars, and the general public."

Books, Classic TV clips and much more. Insanely great.

(Thanks, arjun.sabharwal!!)

Libraries' Guide to the 2020 Census

ALA   American Library Ass'n.  20 pp.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Data - Doing Business-World Bank

"economic data from 2003 to the present. The data are presented in a variety of ways"

(different from other WB Doing Business sites)

Doing Business 2019

World Bank.  Search on an economy or topic.

Monday, May 20, 2019

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Chinese Investment in US by Congressional District . Annual

National Committee on United States-China Relations

Securities Class Action Clearinghouse.

 Filings & Settlements.  by Stanford Law School

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Franchise Opportunities. Directory

Annual Franchise 100 + directory.  Search by Industry, State or Investment.  Listings show liquid capital required. by Franchise Gator.

Statistics Poland 2018

Polish Statistical Ass'n.
and Check for 2019 stats  in process.

Friday, May 17, 2019


"world's largest collection of freely accessible chemical information. Search chemicals by name, molecular formula, structure, and other identifiers."

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Job Search

 "Search job sites, newspapers, associations and company career pages." See lots of resumes.

A list of countries by region. World Bank

The regions exclude high income economies.

East Asia and Pacific

Cambodia, China, Fiji, Indonesia, Kiribati, Korea, Dem. Rep., Lao People’s
Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Fed. Sts.,
Mongolia, Myanmar, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa,
Solomon Islands, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tuvalu, Tonga, Vanuatu, Vietnam

Europe and Central Asia

Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria,
Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyz Republic, Latvia, Lithuania, Former
Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania,
Russian Federation, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine,

Latin America and the Caribbean

Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia,
Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador,
Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua,
Panama, Paraguay, Peru, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines,
Suriname, Uruguay, República Bolivariana de Venezuela

Middle East and North Africa

Algeria, Djibouti, Arab Republic of Egypt, Islamic Republic of Iran, Iraq,
Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, West Bank
and Gaza, Republic of Yemen

South Asia

Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri

Sub-Saharan Africa

Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape
Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic
of the Congo, Republic of Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon,
The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia,
Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia,
Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, São Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles,
Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo,
Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

"Librarians: Digital Marketing Needs Your Skills"

"..there is an imbalance between the number of MLIS graduates and the number of traditional library jobs available to them."                        
"but all hope is not lost"

"CMSWire  -a web magazine published by Simpler Media Group." 
A 2016 article w/ some current relevance.

Sunday, May 12, 2019

BLS Data Finder. New.

US Bureau of Labor Statistics. 2001 - current.

Union Stats US

"private and public sector labor union membership, coverage, and density "
from US Current Population Survey.
 Annual, 1983 - current
Georgia State U & Trinity U.

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Friday, May 10, 2019

UN Comtrade |

International Trade Statistics Database.
328 pp.
"repository of official international trade statistics and relevant analytical tables."

Databases | United Nations

Thursday, May 09, 2019

Awards – World Media Group

"The World Media Awards are designed to celebrate the very best cross  platform, cross border, content-driven advertising. "

U.S. Codes and State Codes - FindLaw

by Thompson Reuters. 

PubMed - NCBI

"comprises more than 29 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content"

Monday, May 06, 2019

State Health Facts.

Kaiser Family Foundation.  Compare states to each other or to US.
"Updated as information becomes available."

Sunday, May 05, 2019

100 Years of U.S. Consumer Spending:

1901 - 2003.  70 pages.
Data for the Nation, NYC, and Boston.
Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Saturday, May 04, 2019

NASDAQ Stock Market

Hit Quotes for company profiles.  Extensive info.  Competitors, Analyst reports + a whole lot more.

Thursday, May 02, 2019


Entrepreneur mag.
Annual Rankings. Franchise 500.
covers: * Background * Costs and Fees
* Training and Support * Rankings

See also Franchises for sale;
Top 10 Lists. (Search on Global, Low-cost + more categories.)

Wednesday, May 01, 2019 | Prescription Drug Information

Interactions & Side Effects:
"accurate and independent data on more than 24,000 prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines & natural products."

BioPharm International Magazine

 "integrates the science and business of bio-pharmaceutical research, development and manufacturing."
UBM Americas
Industry rankings, news + more

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Sunday, April 28, 2019

Top 100 USA Trade Shows

by Absolute Exhibits -a trade show display and exhibit builder trade show display and exhibit builder
"based on square footage, show attendance, exhibitor participation and overall feedback."  Organized by industry.  

Saturday, April 27, 2019

US Union Members Demographics Annual

 Bureau of Labor Statistics.  Union membership by state, industry, occupation.  12 pages
(Thanks Cyndi Schoenbrun). 

Thursday, April 25, 2019

OECD Economic Surveys: China 2019

And more!  Get also all other Country(member & non member) Surveys, Statistics, etc.

OECD Quarterly Employment Situation stats

5 pages. OECD member countries

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

The federal agencies distribute funding through federal contracts, grants, loans, and other financial assistance.

"USA Spending tracks federal spending to ensure taxpayers can see how their money is being used in communities across America."

Search by zip, state, keyword.  See Advanced Data Search.  Also Data Archives, 2000 - current.
(Thanks, Amelia Kassel)

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Reference For Business -Gale (2nd ed.)

Asia News Network

"curated stories from 22 Asian newspapers from South, Southeast and Northeast Asia." Select business news.       free signup.

Monday, April 22, 2019

Private Companies. How to locate in SEC

A private company with public debt files registration statements (S1, S3, Prospectus), financials (10Q And 10K) and some material events (8K). It does not file a proxy and there are no insider/stakeholder filings (forms 3,4,5 and 13D).
(Thanks Janet Hartman!)

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Directory of companies by industry. US

Cortera   "a commercial credit network"
Lists companies by industry.  Brief Company info. Includes branches, subsidiaries, privates.
Detailed profiles cost $5.
Free reg. req. for credit reports.
(I didn't try it)  

Friday, April 19, 2019

Annual Returns on Stock Indices, T.Bonds and T.Bills: 1928 - Current

Prof. Damodaran Stern School, NYU.   
Source:  Federal Reserve database in St. Louis (FRED)

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

BRICS Joint Statistical Publication: Annual

293 pages
"General information, economic and social indicators comparison of BRICS countries"

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Barrons Markets Data Center

Yes, another free financial data site. This one tracks more instruments (daily -- bonds, currencies, futures, funds, etc) than the others AND all on one page.
(Thanks Ramona Howerton!)

Company Information - Public & Private - Bloomberg

Bloomberg - Fee Based Database. Search Aid.
 Research Guide. University of Southern California