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Statistics
Bureau of Justice Statistics
A collection of statistical reports related to crime and the justice system in the United States.  

National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES)
NCES is a primary federal source for collecting, analyzing and providing complete statistical reports related to domestic and international education.

New Jersey's Office of Labor Planning & Analysis
This page from New Jersey's Office of Labor Planning & Analysis gives statistics for the state of New Jersey including employment rates, unemployment rates, population and New Jersey's annual demographic profile.

US Census
US Population statistics, current economic indicators, news and links to government resources are all included here. One of the links includes a map which allows you to view census statistics by region.

Business & Economics
E.H.Net encyclopedia
E.H. Encyclopedia is a free resource providing coverage of topics in economic and business history written and edited by scholars. The Online Encyclopedia of Economic History is owned and operated by EH.Net, a chartered organization created to provide economists and historians with access to scholarly resources. Articles list references and are enhanced by topical headings.

The Fortune 500 List
This site includes the entire Fortune 500 list with company revenue. It also allows you to link to each company on the list for information such as stocks, revenues, company address and CEO.

U.S. Census Bureau's 1997 NAICS and 1987 SIC Correspondence Tables
This page from the U.S. Census Bureau gives the corresponding codes for conversion from SIC to NAICS. This page also includes an alphabetical list for NAICS.
 
NASDAQ
View the latest stock quotes. Features include the ability to get detailed information on companies, look up stock symbols and view stock history.

New York Stock Exchange
View stock prices, market information and information about the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Also offers visitor information such as maps and hours. Search within the site or for jobs at the NYSE.

Career Information
CareerOneStop
This portal has links to relevant resources such as America's Job Bank - where a resume may be posted and a search can be conducted for current job listings; America's Career Information Network(ACINET) - a destination for detailed information about national and state occupation and wage trends. ACINET has other resources such as Certification Finder to identify certifications for specific occupations, information on licensing for specific occupations and databases financial aid and scholarship information.

Career Planning
The Mining Company allows people to compile guides for other users. This section was compiled by a librarian named Dawn McKay, and is about different aspects of career planning including stress and company research.

JobHuntersBible.com
Written by the author of What Color Is Your Parachute? (Call Number:HF 5382.7.B64), the site provides career planning information, interview tips, and links to corporate sites.

New York State Department of Civil Services
This resource compiled by the state of New York has jobs ads and links for the additional resources.

The Occupational Outlook Handbook
The online version of the Occupational Outlook Handbook allows you to search by keyword or to browse the index. This tool (also found in print form at the library) will give you information about the expected growth of specific occupations, what educational background is needed, and what salaries are like.

Occupational Information Network- O*NET Online
Search O-NET by keyword or select an industry from a pull-down menu to obtain a list of job titles and job descriptions with details such as tasks performed, skills required, work environments, and wages and employment data from individual states.

The Riley Guide
The Riley's guide has the most extensive links to career related websites.

State of New Jersey Employment Information
This resource compiled by the state of New Jersey has links to employment sites in the New Jersey area as well as links to employment in other states. Also included are links to the help wanted sections of area newspapers.

WetFeet
Wetfeet.com has a wealth of career planning information such as company profiles, career profiles, real people profiles, city profiles, resume help, internship listings, local and international job listings, and articles on all aspects of career management.

Biomedical Engineering Technology (online journals, professional associations, etc.)
24X7
BioMedical Engineering OnLine
Biomedical Engineering Society
Discovery and Collaboration
IEEE Engineering in Biology and Medicine Society
Journal of Biological Engineering

Medicine
National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)
NCHS is leading agency providing vital health statistics, covering topics such as health care, illness, lifestyle and supports biomedical and health research.

Web Game Development
Pixelprospector.com
A massive collection of resources for game developers. It has everything from lists of documentaries to various game-making tools to forums to places one can hire musicians and actors. Basically a one stop shop for any kind of need one might have when trying to create a game from scratch.

Gamasutra.com
The online home of the defunct Game Developer magazine. Many of that publication's features are now here and many of the writers/editors for it now work here as well. Features articles, features and discussion of game development and the gaming business for professional and aspiring game makers.


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