ORB – Oregonian Research Blog

February 19, 2009

Thursday ORB Roundup


February 10, 2009

Come Play in the DiRT!

Filed under: research,tools,web 2.0,wiki — Lynne @ 3:39 pm

Digital Research Tools (DiRT) is a collaborative wiki that lists dozens of useful web 2.0 research tools for inquisitive people (like us!) to do our work better.

Created by Lisa Spiro, the director of the Digital Media Center at Rice University, this wiki displays tools by topical headings including: “Mapping”, “Mashups”, and “Data Mining”.

December 15, 2007

Filed under: GODORT,government documents,wiki — Lynne @ 7:59 pm

State Agency Databases Across the Fifty States

GODORT (Government Documents Roundtable) has set up a wiki that includes links to government agency’s for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Make sure you check out the Oregon page . In addition to the agency links, it includes a comprehensive list of state licensing boards.
The wiki is maintained by dozens of volunteers.

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