Library Juice 2:21 - May 26, 1999


1. Demonstration against ALA Keynote Speaker Gen. Colin Powell
2. Citizens War Crimes Inspections Action Booklet
3. ISN LASE: International Relations and Security Policy Search Engine
4. News stories appearing in the May 24 American Libraries Online
5. National Forum on Information Literacy - updated home page
6. Librarians' E-Zines
7. Hermès Revue Critique Volume 1, numéro 4 - printemps-été 1999
8. 1999 Jackie Eubanks Award Winners - The Labadie Collection
9. HR 1790 - Criminal penalties for making environmental info available
10. CDT Creates Access to Government Information Resource
11. Northern Light Sued by the National Writers Union
12. UCLA Scholarships for Multicultural Information Services
13. The Edge: The E-Journal of Intercultural Relations
14. _My Heart is on the Ground: The Diary of Nannie Little Rose_
15. Letters to the SF Chronicle (unprinted) in support of John Philbrook
16. Re: Dr. Laura - Links
17. List of Dr. Laura's Sponsors
18. Dissent
19. The Unbound Bible
20. Two for the road

Quote for the week:

"People can lose their lives in libraries. They ought to be warned."
- Saul Bellow.


1. Demonstration against ALA Keynote Speaker Gen. Colin Powell

Links regarding Colin Powell

Library Journal Editorial: ALA's Colin Powell Debacle,
A protest against a $70,000 speaker to "market" the ALA conference.$28157

Background: "War Criminal to Address ALA"
War Crimes Tribunal complaint by Ramsey Clark:

Media Consortium articles on Colin Powell: poll:

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Demonstration against Powell at the confence:

SRRT is calling a demonstration against former General Colin Powell, ALA's
keynote speaker at the Opening General Session of the New Orleans ALA
Annual Meeting.  This is scheduled for Saturday, June 26 at 5:30-7 PM.
Powell fought the war against Iraq and was responsible for bombing the
civilian infrastructure. This has resulted in more than half a million dead
from lack of health care, clean water and the basic necessities of life.
Iraq used to be a moderately rich country but most people now live in
poverty that was unimaginable before the Gulf War.

The United States Government has bombed four countries within the past
year: Iraq, Sudan, Afghanistan, and Yugoslavia.  At the time of writing,
the US continues to bomb both Iraq and Yugoslavia.  The bombing of Iraq not
only kills people, but is also counterproductive in that all United Nations
weapons monitoring was closed down.  The US bombing of Sudan and
Afghanistan was supposedly to retaliate against the terrorist attacks on
the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.  However, the US bombed a
pharmaceutical plant that supplied at least half the medicine in Sudan.
Even mainstream US news reporters have found no serious evidence that the
factory had anything to do with claimed weapons manufacture.  Seventy
cruise missiles (costing $1 million each) bombed a desert camp in
Afghanistan, killed a few people and destroyed a few houses but
accomplished nothing but making Islamic fundamentalists even more angry at
the United States. The infrastructure of Yugoslavia is being ruined at the
time of writing, and the civilians there will likely end up in the same
position as the people of Iraq.

We may differ on why the US has gone on a bombing spree, but I hope most of
us will affirm that all this bombing is not in the interest of the people
of the United States.  We need to protest General Powell as a
representative of the US military and foreign policy elite.  Please bring
signs and meet outside the Opening General Session auditorium half an hour
before the speech.  Please try to bring your friends so that we can make a
strong showing.

For further information, contact Al Kagan, akagan[at]

Al Kagan
Africana Unit, Room 328
University of Illinois Library
1408 W. Gregory Drive
Urbana, IL 61801, USA

tel. 217-333-6519
fax. 217-333-2214
e-mail. akagan[at]


2. Citizens War Crimes Inspections Action Booklet

This booklet has been complied as an advice booklet for
anyone who wants to take responsibility for upholding
international law against nuclear weapons, and conduct
a citizen's war crimes inspection. It contains information
from those who have conducted inspections themselves,
experienced anti-nuclear campaigners, and those who have
studied international law closely in order to present the
arguments against nuclear weapons.

      - Use it to prepare your actions...
      - Copy it (or parts of it) to your group...
      - Put bits of it on your website...
      - Contact people on the contact list...
      - Translate it if you can...

...and please, please send us feedback on how useful you find it
and what could be improved.

And remember...

"If you think you are too small to make a difference,
try sleeping with a mosquito."

-Dalai Lama


3. ISN LASE: International Relations and Security Policy Search Engine

International Relations and Security Network (ISN), ETH Zurich,

Supplied note: Recently implemented "ISN LASE is the only public
full-text search service on the Internet which is specialized in
international relations and security policy. It enables you to search and
directly retrieve documents from currently more than 200 relevant sites
from a single user interface. By limiting the search to carefully selected
websites ISN LASE always guarantees you high-quality results."

[The site can handle queries in five [EN, FR, DE, IT, RU] languages and
supports both HTML and PDF documents - ed.]


Link suggested by: ISN Secretariat (isn[at]

Src: The Asian Studies WWW Monitor ISSN 1329-9778
Announce your new/improved Asian Studies' Web sites
>From ResPool -

4. News stories appearing in the May 24 American Libraries Online

*  ALA Leadership Meets to Discuss Dr. Laura Fallout
*  San Francisco City Librarian Regina Minudri Suffers Stroke
*  Storm Floods Northeastern Iowa Libraries
*  Government Backpedals on Fee-Based Search Service
*  Coalition Asks FCC Site to Offer Balanced View of Filters
*  Calif. Senator Refutes Claim That Dr. Laura's Fans Saved
Filtering Bill
*  Medical Librarians Examine Their Future at Chicago Conference
*  Los Angeles County Library Aides Demonstrate for Pay Hike
*  St. Tammany Trustees Agree to Offer Parents Filter Option
*  Senate Holds Second Hearing on Mandated Filters
*  Nashville Library Hit with Anthrax Threat, FBI Investigating
*  Pennsylvania State Library, Universities to Share Databases

American Libraries' Web site also features the latest "Internet
Librarian" columns by Karen Schneider; AL's "Career Leads" job ads;
listings of conferences, continuing-education courses, exhibitions,
and other events from AL's "Datebook"; and Tables of Contents for
the current year.
Lois Ann Gregory-Wood
Council Secretariat
American Library Association
50 E. Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611
1-800/545-2433, Ext. 3204
312/944-3897 (fax)

5. National Forum on Information Literacy - updated home page

From: Dane Ward <dane.ward[at]>

Hello Everyone!

I would like to bring your attention to the recently updated Home Page of
the National Forum on Information Literacy, located at The Forum is a coalition of 75 education,
business, and governmental organizations working to promote national and
international awareness of the importance of information literacy. The web
site includes a number of useful resources: an overview of the
organization; definitions of information literacy; documents, including
minutes of the last few Forum meetings; a list of members with some
description of their interest in information literacy; sample lesson plans;
and a pretty comprehensive list of related sites called "Information
Literacy: the Key Web Sites."

If you have any comments or questions, please feel free to contact me.


Dane Ward
Coordinator of Information Literacy
1210 Adamany Undergraduate Library
Wayne State University
Detroit, Michigan 48202

Phone: 313-577-0146
FAX:   313-577-5265
Email: dane.ward[at]


6. Librarians' E-Zines

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-newlib-l[at] [mailto:owner-newlib-l[at]]
On Behalf Of Phillips, Chantal
Sent: Thursday, 20 May 1999 01:40
To: 'Newlib List'
Subject: Electronic Journals for Librarians

I am looking for free Internet journals/zines that help Librarians keep
up-to-date on current issues. Preferably, these resources would go beyond
the usual U.S. focus of most sources. I would also be interested in anything
about Libraries/Librarians in French or Spanish and anything about Africa
and Latin America. All suggestions welcome !

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I hope this hasn't already been posted, but the following address has
compiled a "long list of electronic journals and newsletters of interest
to LIS".

Sandra Wong, Reference Librarian
Sciences and Technology Library
University of Manitoba

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Date: Fri, 21 May 1999 10:39:14 +1200
From: "Alistair Kwun" <a.kwun[at]>
To: <Chantal.Phillips[at]>, "'Newlib List'" <newlib-l[at]>
Subject: RE: Electronic Journals for Librarians
MIME-Version: 1.0

Dear Chantal:

Here are three good indexes for online library journals:




Here's a good site to visit for Latin American library scene.
The section entiled "Associations" would be a good start.

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german and international library journals


Dr. Juergen Plieninger
++49 - 7071 - 297 61 41


7. Hermès Revue Critique Volume 1, numéro 4 - printemps-été 1999

HERMÈS : revue critique

Volume 1, numéro 4 - printemps-été 1999

Projet de table des matières



- Bibliothéconomie

Les fondements constitutionnels de la liberté académique des professeurs
d'université en
droit canadien et américain (deuxième partie)
par Elvio Buono

Du bibliothécariat à la bibliothéconomie : la profession de bibliothécaire
dans les « métiers de
l'information »
par Roger Charland

Au-delà du discours idéaliste de l'information
Volet 2 : La pensée à l'ère de l'économie de l'information et contre elle
par Pierre Blouin

- Guerre

Prestige de la terreur (8 août 1945)
par Georges Heneines Henein

- Présentation de Louis Dusseault

Le socialisme et la gauche

Radical Plural Democracy. A New Theory for the Left?
par Susan Hekman


Le rapport Benton sur les bibliothèques publiques : quand la "nouveauté"
rencontre la "tradition"
par Pierre Blouin

Articles et livres recommandés par la rédaction de HERMÈS
par Roger Charland

Et d'autres surprises!!!!!

© HERMÈS : Revue critique et Roger Charland
Réalisation : SphinX, Ingénierie documentaire enr.
Dernière mise à jour le 09 mai 1999.

8. 1999 Jackie Eubanks Award Winners - The Labadie Collection

Ed Weber, Curator of the Labadie Collection, and Julie Herrada,
Assistant Curator, have been named the 1999 winners of the Jackie
Eubanks Award.  The Labadie Collection, part of the Special
Collections Library at the University of Michigan
<>, was established
in 1911 when Joseph Labadie, a prominent Detroit anarchist, donated
his library to the University of Michigan.  The collection's strength
is in anarchist materials, but its scope has broadened to include a
great variety of social protest literature worldwide, together with
political views from both the extreme left and the extreme right.
Weber, Curator since 1960, purchases materials in all formats in
radical social protest, especially anarchism, socialism, Communism,
civil liberties, counterculture, radical right, and older labor
history.  Herrada, Assistant Curator sine 1994, serves as one of the
collection's selectors.  Her own personal connections with radical
communities have expanded the holdings and proved helpful to the
larger goal of providing access to radical materials.  Presented
annually by the Alternatives in Print Task Force of the American
Library Association's Social Responsibilities Round Table, the Eubanks
Award honors outstanding advocacy in promoting the acquisition and use
of alternative media in libraries.



Just web-posted, a review of Carlotta R. Anderson's interesting
_All-American anarchist: Joseph A. Labadie and the labor movement_:


Chris Dodge
Street Librarian

"Unscrew the locks from the doors! Unscrew the doors themselves from their
jambs!" --Walt Whitman

9. HR 1790 - Criminal penalties for making environmental info available


The House Commerce Subcommittee on Health and Environment held a hearing
yesterday on H.R. 1790, a bill that would impose criminal penalties of up
to a year in jail on government officials who make certain environmental
data available to the public in electronic format, even though the
information must be made available on paper.

The proposal, introduced by Commerce Committee chairman Thomas J. Bliley,
Jr. (R-VA) but crafted by the Clinton Administration, is supposed to
prevent terrorists from learning through the Internet about the damage to
surrounding communities that could be caused by attacking a hazardous
chemical plant.

CDT is concerned that the legislation would set an unwise precedent by
limiting the release of government information in electronic form,
backtracking from advances of the last three years that required disclosure
of government information in the format requested by a citizen.

CDT and other advocates of access to government information wrote to
Chairman Bliley urging him not to undermine the goals of the Electronic
Freedom of Information Act (E-FOIA)., However, yesterday's
hearing included no testimony from advocates for open government or from
experts on federal and state FOIA and open records laws. Democratic members
of the committee took the unusual step of calling for a second hearing
which will take place next Wednesday, May 26.

Supporters of the bill made it clear that they would like to see the bill
enacted into law before June 21.

-From CDT Policy Post 5.9-

10. CDT Creates Access to Government Information Resource

Since issues of access to government information have become increasingly
important to the Internet community, CDT has built a page for news and
related links on the subject -

The page contains the latest headlines and links to FOIA aids and will soon
contain links to sites making government information available in
innovative ways.  In the coming months, we hope to expand the site to
include an automatic FOIA request system, allowing you to formulate your
FOIA requests and submit them directly to government agencies online.

If you have suggestions or comments about what CDT could do to improve
citizen access to information through the Internet, send them to

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The Center for Democracy and Technology is a non-profit public interest
organization based in Washington, DC. The Center's mission is to develop
and advocate public policies that advance democratic values and
constitutional civil liberties in new computer and communications

Contacting us:

General information:  info[at]
World Wide Web:

Snail Mail:  The Center for Democracy and Technology
             1634 Eye Street NW * Suite 1100 * Washington, DC 20006
             (v) +1.202.637.9800 * (f) +1.202.637.0968

-From CDT Policy Post 5.9-

11. Northern Light Sued by the National Writers Union

National Writers Union Northern Lights Grievance Page

Northern Light markets a "Special Collection," which contains more than
1,800 magazines, journals, books, newspapers, pamphlets, and
newswires. Each item is available for a separate fee, although there is
also a subscription option that gives customers the right to download a
specific number of articles per month. A number of NWU members and
enrollees in the Publication Rights Clearinghouse (PRC) have found
that their work is available in the Special Collection without authorization.

The PRC is asking that Northern Light sign a collective licensing agreement
so that freelance writers are paid for Northern Light's use of their
work and the NWU is aggresively pursuing this infringement.

[Beaucoups plus information at the NWU web page]

12. UCLA Scholarships for Multicultural Information Services

Press Release

Scholarships for Multicultural Information Services

UCLA's Department of Information Studies remains committed to the equity of
information services in a culturally diverse society

Los Angeles, May 24, 1999:  Michèle V. Cloonan, Chair of UCLA's Department of
Information Studies, announces two new $5,000 scholarships for the study of
information services in culturally diverse communities leading to an
ALA-accredited MLIS degree.  These scholarships affirm the Department's:

- continued commitment to equity of information access and services in a
culturally diverse society.

- recognition of the role of library and information professional organizations
in mentoring students to succeed in their studies and career.

- partnership with local ethnic library and information professional
associations to address cultural diversity.   A Diversity Council has been
created and committees formed to work on student and faculty recruitment,
mentoring, curriculum revision, fundraising and strategic planning.
The scholarships will be awarded to the two incoming Master's students with the
strongest applications who have been awarded a 1999-2000 American Library
Association Spectrum Scholarship and who have:

- membership in a library and information professional organization that
addresses the needs of culturally diverse groups, and

- interest in serving culturally diverse communities in their statement of

Indicators of a strong application include demonstrated academic success, high
potential for success in graduate studies, experience working with and
commitment  to serving a culturally diverse user community, and working
knowledge in various languages.

For information on the study of multicultural information services at UCLA, see

Contact: Susan Abler                 UCLA Dept. of Information Studies
Office of Student Services                   254 GSE&IS Bldg., Box 951520
Phone  (310) 825-5269                        Phone (310) 825-8799
E-mail: abler[at]            Fax (310) 206-4460


13. The Edge: The E-Journal of Intercultural Relations

The Edge publishes works that have an intercultural theme.
Possible works to be submitted include academic
papers/essays, biographical/travel stories (fact or
fiction), book reviews, poetry, photographs,paintings,
drawings, teaching resources, short audio clips, etc.

The Edge publishes works that explore the edge (or boundary)
between cultures. Works that explore the interaction of
cultures will be given the highest consideration.


Editor: William Hart
Email: wbhart[at]

14. _My Heart is on the Ground: The Diary of Nannie Little Rose_

Portrayal of Native Americans in the Scholastic Press Novel

A Letter to _Counterpoise_ Editors

---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Mon, 17 May 1999 09:00:15 -0500
From: Debbie Reese <d-reese[at]>
Subject: On-line review

Good morning all -

I'm new to Counterpoise. I don't know what sorts of messages are posted to
the group - if they are restricted in some way to specific topics. I'll
take the chance that this message fits parameters, and if it doesn't, I

I've spent the last couple of months working on a review article about a
children's book. I want to share the review  with all of you, because we
have similar interests in culturally authentic materials.

In March, Scholastic (one of the largest publisher's of children's books)
released a book called _My Heart is on the Ground: The Diary of Nannie
Little Rose_. The book is part of Scholastic's series of historical fiction
diaries. The series is called "The Dear America" series. Many have come out
in the last 3 years. They are of uneven quality - some are well done.

This one is highly problematic. It is set in 1880 at Carlisle Indian
School. For those of you unfamiliar with Carlisle, it was one of the
earliest boarding schools established by the US govt. This one was founded
by an army officer named Pratt, who is known for saying "Kill the Indian,
Save the Man." Children from across the US were taken from their families
to be "educated" at Carlisle. Many died there. Many ran away, and died as
they tried to get home.

The Scholastic book is authored by a woman named Ann Rinaldi. In her
author's note she says that she visited the school, saw the poetic names on
headstones, and knew that she had to use them to tell the story of Nannie
Little Rose. So, so took many names from headstones and created characters
for this story.  I do not think it even occurred to her that the Native
American people in the US would object to her use of these children's
names. For her, I think they were just names. To us (I'm Pueblo Indian),
the boarding school's are a cause of great sadness, great pain. Those
children died there, away from their families. They were abused. But the
book Rinaldi has written doesn't tell that story. Instead, her main
character likes it there, as do many of the other characters, and do not
want to return home. Rinaldi has made it seem like the boarding school was
a good thing, and says that she's sure the children whose names she used
will look down at her from their "Happy Hunting Ground" and smile on her
for telling this story.

I could go on and on, but I'd rather direct you to the review, which is
on-line at <>. It was written by nine different women.
We worked together, by phone and email, as we prepared the review. Some of
the women are Native, some are not. One is from Canada. The Canadian govt
has officially apologized for the boarding schools they had there, which
were modeled on the ones here. In the US, most people don't know what those
early schools were like, if they even know they existed.

I'm writing to all of you, appealing, I guess, to read the review because
it affects all of us in our efforts to get quality, culturally authentic
and culturally sensitive material into the hands of parents and children.
Scholastic is about to release another book in this series - this one is
the diary of a Navajo girl on the Long Walk. I haven't seen it yet, but a
colleague indicates it is also poorly done, and makes it seem like the
Navajo people "had it coming." Scholastic has also just released another
diary - this one of a boy - who was at a Japanese internment camp. This,
too, I understand, is highly problematic.

I believe, in our work we are committed to searching for quality material.
However, I think as individuals, we can also work at critiquing poor
materials that enjoy huge sales. Scholastic is making huge profits from
these historical fiction diaries.

Please share the URL for the review with parents, teachers and librarians.
Unfortunately, I don't think Scholastic will withdraw the book. And, I do
not want to say "don't buy it" because Scholastic (and others) would brand
me as a censor. I do, however, seek to provide information so that people
can make informed decisions about their selection process.

If you have time to read the review, and have any comments or feedback,
please get in touch with me. Shorter versions of the review will be
published in various places such as Rethinking Schools, Aboriginal Voices,
Multicultural Review, but journal editors cannot run the entire review,
which is rich with detail.


Debbie Reese
Doctoral Student
Dept. of Curriculum and Instruction
College of Education, University of Illinois
Champaign, IL 61820

Office Telephone: 217-244-8061
Email: d-reese[at]

15. Letters to the SF Chronicle (unprinted) in support of John Philbrook

Letter to the editor

Editor -

The front page story by Chronicle staff writer Yumi Wilson (S.F.
Library Closes Book on Boy's Idea, Wed. May 12) seems to criticize
the library for its lack of response in the matter of 11-year old
John O'Connor, who wanted to start a reading program for younger
kids.  Where, then, is the Chronicle's outrage or even simple
coverage in the case of much honored former San Francisco Public
children's librarian John Philbrook, who was falsely accused of
child molestation and driven from his job in the Children's Room of
the Main Library?  The nightmare began three years ago and is not
over yet.  Although the criminal charges against Mr.  Philbrook were
thrown out of court for lack of evidence, the Library has refused to
reinstate him and has postponed his union arbitration hearing
several times.

The Bay Area Reporter, the Independent, and the San Francisco Times
have all published stories about this case.  The only coverage of
this case in the Chronicle was on August 12, 1997, when a biased,
negative story was published about the charges.  There has never
even been a follow-up story informing readers that the charges were
dropped, let alone an investigative report.

Ed Glazier


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Dear Editor:

re: San Francisco Chronicle Tries to Close Book on Beloved
Childrens Librarian

      As the manager of the Presidio Branch Library I am responsible
for everything that goes on at the branch.  Yet no one contacted me
about the John OConnor story.  Mr. OConnor did not approach me,
Ms. Wilson (your reporter) did not ask for my side of the story.  In
fact,  she would not even speak to me when I approached her outside
the branch yesterday.  I want to make this very clear  - the
responsibility for Mr. OConnors disappointment rests with me
and the Library administration. As a large institution the Library
must develop clear guidelines for new programs not take things as
they come.
This is the story from my perspective:
     The Presidio Branch is a treasure for the neighborhood children
and their parents, who happily coexist in it with many adult readers.
Nearly every Thursday toddlers, infants and preschoolers flock to
the branch for Mrs. Ks infant/toddler lapsit in the morning and
storytime for 3-5 year olds in he afternoon.  In 1997 the lapsits got
so crowded that  the program was moved to a larger room vacated by
the Library for the Blind.  The special programs planned and hosted
by Mrs. K  - the Bubble Lady, the ventriloquist, the cellist - draw
crowds of up to 200 on a monthly basis.    During her weekly
programs, Mrs. K delights an ever-changing audience of kids who walk
(or ride) into the building, smile and say Book or Mrs. K
or e-i-e-i-o (a phrase they first learned from Mrs. K) before
rushing to the program or running to the childrens room to find
that one book theyve been waiting to read all week.  Above
all, they are there to see Mrs. K.  I know because I have
disappointed more than one child by being Mrs. Ks substitute
during her occasional absences from the branch.
     When we first came to the branch in 1995, the word was that
there was a very small audience for childrens programs in the
neighborhood.  Mrs.K quickly showed that this was not so.  Over the
years she has proven it week after week, whether doing her
train program complete with engineers costume and whistle
that belonged to her father or bringing stories to life on the felt
board and with singing.  What is happening for these hundreds of kids
is simple: a basic love of words, books and libraries.  That is the
real story about the Presidio Branch and Mrs. K.  As her many fans
will attest, Mrs. Kashiwagi is a wonderful, talented, hard-working
librarian.  Im proud to have her with me at Presidio Branch.
     Im very sorry for Mister OConnor.  Had I been approached
by him or his parents, I would have been happy to talk with him about
other volunteer options at our branch and others.
     The next infant/lapsit at Presidio Branch is Thursday, May 20.
Join us at 10:30 am and bring your bouncing shoes and your biggest
smiles for Mrs. K.


 Catherine M. Bremer

16. Re: Dr. Laura - Links

Toys-R-Us comment form to complain to them for withdrawing support
for the ALA's Children's Reading Rooms in Libraries:

Library Journal Editorial:$28273

Other stories on Dr. Laura and the Toys-R-Us flap at LJ:

Wired Magazine Online article:

Scheduling info for the Dr. Laura feature on A&E's "Biography" series:

"Calif. Senator Refutes Claim That  Dr. Laura's Fans Saved Filtering Bill"

Email discussion list on the Dr. Laura problem:
Subscribe at



17. Partial List of Dr. Laura's Sponsors

To: No2Laura[at], member-forum[at]
Date: Wed, 19 May 1999 17:59:28 -0500
From: "Marion Librarian" <librarian[at]>

A librarian spent some time today, 19 May 1999, listening to the first
two hours of Dr. Laura's radio program, on RealAudio.

Below is a list of some of the national ads heard. The product is
identified after "Ad:"

A professional, dedicated to making the world a better place and enriching
people's lives with information, the librarian then did some checking on
the individual advertisers. After each product is what appears to be info
on the companies and people behind them, as well as contact information.

Some might find the information of interest...

Ad: GEICO Direct

GEICO Corporation - Subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway

President and CEO, Insurance
Operations: Olza M. Nicely

One GEICO Plaza
Washington, DC 20076
Phone: 301-986-3000
Fax: 301-986-2851


Ad: Corbett Canyon Vintners
The Wine Group

(Also make Mogen David, Tribuno, and Franzia Bros.)

Chairman and CEO: A. A. Ciocca

240 Stockton St.
San Francisco, CA 94108-5325
Phone: 415-986-8700


Ad: The Phonics Game Starter Kit

[Appears to be a product of]
Child Development Institute

"Founded by Doctor Robert Myers"

17853 Santiago Blvd, Suite 107-328
Villa Park, CA 92861
Voice/Fax (714) 998-8617
Orders: 1-800-262-GAME


Ad: MayberryUSA, Inc.

"Mayberry USA is the first nationwide filtered Internet
Service provider in the country."

"Richie Martin, founder"

2315 N. Woodlawn,  Ste 201
Metairie, LA  70001
Phone Numbers
(504)780-0805  or (888)734-3444
Email   --  office[at]


Ad: eBay, Inc.

Chairman: Pierre M. Omidyar
President and CEO: Margaret C. Whitman

2005 Hamilton Ave., Ste. 350
San Jose, CA 95125
Phone: 408-369-4830
Fax: 408-369-4855


Ad: Zurich Direct

[Appears to be a division of]
The Kemper Insurance Companies

Chairman and CEO: David B. Mathis
President and COO: William D. Smith

One Kemper Dr.
Long Grove, IL 60049-0001
Phone: 847-320-2000
Fax: 847-320-2494


Ad: BodyMate
"from the makers of Cold-Eeze"

The Quigley Corporation

Chairman, President, CEO, and
Human Resources: Guy J. Quigley
EVP and COO: Charles A. Phillips

10 S. Clinton St.
Doylestown, PA 18901
Phone: 215-345-0919
Fax: 215-345-5920



President and CEO: Dwayne Walker
Chief Operating Officer: Joe Arciniega

411 First Avenue South
Suite 200 N
Seattle, Washington 98104
Phone: 206.223.1996
Fax: 206.223.2324
"Contact Us" Form:


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NOW. Products, Inc

"Developer: Jim Edwards"
COO: Pat Doughty

1045 South Edward Drive
Tempe, AZ 85281
Tel (800) 662-6063
Fax (480) 966-0890


Ad: Econo Lodge

Choice Hotels International, Inc.

Chairman: Stewart Bainum Jr.
President and CEO: Charles A. Ledsinger Jr.

10750 Columbia Pike
Silver Spring, MD 20901
Phone: 301-592-5000
Fax: 301-592-6157


Ad: Butter Buds

Cumberland Packing Corp.,
Brooklyn, New York
Phone: 301-592-5000  1-800-231-1123
Fax: 301-592-6157


Ad: _Dr. Laura Perspective Magazine_

Order: 1-800-636-1737


18. Dissent

Dissent is partial online version of the quarterly magazine of politics
and culture edited by Mitchell Cohen and Michael Walzer. In the words of
the New York Times, Dissent "ranks among the handful of political journals
read most regularly by U.S. intellectuals."

A magazine of the left, Dissent is also a magazine of independent minds. A
magazine of strong opinions, Dissent is also a magazine that welcomes the
clash of strong opinions.

Each issue features reflective articles about politics in the U.S.,
incisive social and cultural commentary, plus the most sophisticated
coverage of European politics you'll find anywhere outside of Europe. As
the Utne Reader says, "Politics, economics, and culture come together in
every article, giving the entire publication a balance most political
journals lack."



[From: nj[at] (News of New Electronic Journals)]

19. The Unbound Bible

According to the site description, the Unbound
Bible is a collection of searchable Bibles
that consists of 7 English versions, Greek and
Hebrew Versions, 4 ancient versions, and
versions in 15 other languages.  All are
searchable and can be viewed in "parallel views."
Other resources include a Topical Search and
"Verses of the Day."  A Hebrew font is also
available for downloading at the site.

Submitted by:
The List Owner

>From ResPool -

20. Two links and out.

Library Web Site Roulette



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