GLIN: Global Legal Information Network

From the Law Library of Congress, GLIN is a “public database of laws, regulations, judicial decisions, and other complementary legal sources contributed by governmental agencies and international organizations. These GLIN members contribute the official full texts of published documents to the database in their original language. Each document is accompanied by a summary in English and subject terms selected from the multilingual index to GLIN.”


Business Plans & Profiles Index

Created by the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, “this index lists types of small businesses and a corresponding sample business plan, profile or book about the business with sources provided after each entry.”  Some of the print resources indexed are available in our department and there are numerous useful links offered for online sources. 

State Tax Collections

This report, from the Census Bureau, provides “a summary of taxes collected by state for up to 25 tax categories.  These tables and data files present the details on tax collections by type of tax imposed and collected by state governments.”  Also provided are links to state and local government finance data.

Children and Television

According to LII, “This article considers the effects of watching TV on children’s health and family life. Topics include how TV affects brain development, TV violence, TV’s influence on children’s attitudes toward themselves and others, and the relationship between watching television and obesity, alcohol use, and smoking. Includes links to related sites. From the University of Michigan Health System.”