RUSA-MARS has released their Twelfth Annual Best Free Reference Web Sites. This is an annual series initiated under the auspices of the Machine-Assisted Reference Section (MARS) of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) of ALA to recognize outstanding reference sites on the World Wide Web.
These sites include:
American Time Use Survey, http://www.bls.gov/tus/
The American Time Use Survey (ATUS) provides statistics and graphical data on the amount of time people in the U.S. spend on various activities: watching TV, eating, working in the yard.
GovTrack.us: Tracking the U.S. Congress, http://www.govtrack.us
GovTrack, a non-governmental resource, is a tool for tracking the current activities and researching the United States Congress.
A site with free television episodes, full-length movies, and video clips.
Muckety – Exploring the paths of power and influence, http://news.muckety.com
Muckety is a news site with a difference; taking the news, it charts relationships among players and other persons and events. Search on a celebrity name to see connections on an interactive graph.
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