Archive for February, 2016

Median Salaries by Occupation and Sex

More than 500 separate occupations are listed in this Census Bureau Table Package and are broken down by sex and median earnings. You’ll find that there are a little over 114,000 full-time librarians working in this country as compared with over 2,000,000 registered nurses.


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Rosa Parks Papers Now Online

Housed at the Library of Congress, almost the entire collection of manuscripts and photos has been digitized and made available to the public. Papers range from reminiscences of her early childhood through her civil rights work. There is an accompanying video exploring this important repository as well as Rosa Parks: A Primary Source Gallery highlighting selected items from the collection. A significant, contemporary window into those turbulent times that unfortunately still exist today.

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Access to Free Medical Literature on the Zika Virus

Several major medical publishers are offering access to their published journal literature on the Zika virus. Use the portal here to peruse the various articles.

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Read the Revised CDC Report on Formaldehyde in Laminate Flooring

It would appear that the original CDC report employed the wrong ceiling height un calculating the risks to humans of formaldehyde in laminate flooring. Here is the revision statement; the risks are now greater.

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Characteristics of Voters in “Super Tuesday” Caucuses/Primaries

The following areas are profiled: Alabama, Alaska, American Samoa, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, and Virginia. For party affiliations by state, please consult this informative report from Gallup

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2016/17 New Jersey School Aid by District

Please come here for a county-listed enumeration of what monies school districts are slated to receive in the proposed 2016/17 budget as announced by Governor Christie.

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A Profile of Nevada’s Voters

A vast array of data is contained here.

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