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Country Briefings section provides news, profiles, forecasts and statistics on 60 major countries. Main focus is on detailing the political and economic structures of each country.

Formerly available in paper format, the Country Studies series includes electronic editions of books published between 1988 and 1998. The series "presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world". Recent updates to this database are available via the Country Profiles site.

This site offers attractive graphics, easy navigation, a virtual tour of the Grand Ole Opry, news reports, and profiles of dozens of artists.

Developed by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in collaborating with the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, this resource provide rankings of health care for each state and thier respective counties. The rankings have been in existence for the past six years.

"Cramberry is a fun, easy, and efficient way to memorize information with flash cards online. Users can create flash cards online, or choose from Cramberry's collection of over a million free flash cards on topics ranging from foreign language vocabulary to medical terminology and multiplication tables." Created and operated by high-school student Ishaan Gulrajani.

A national service with real time localized incident/crime reports. Enter an address to access the database.

Teaching resources for lesson plans, classroom activities, instructional televisons programs, and more.

A collection of around 100,000 links that have been organized and cross-referenced in over 100 categories, this site is one of the richest resources for genealogy studies.

The Board establishes county ordinances, levies taxes, passes laws concerning law enforcement and appropriated money for services.

The Dane County Directory provides information about the different governmental units that affect the residents of Dane County.

Designed to help people understand the legal process of obtaining a divorce through procedural explanations, resources for starting legal research, and contact information for organizations that can provide more assistance with family court matters. More information about family court services is available at Dane County Family Court Services.

The Dane County Job Center is a central location for people looking for work and businesses that need help finding qualified applicants.

Formerly the Dane County Law, the DCLRC is now a part of the Wisconsin State Law Library. It answers "legal information and court procedure questions, assist users with materials, perform database and Internet searches, and accept document delivery requests."

DANEnet is dedicated to helping Dane County non-profits find and use quality information technology that efficiently serves their mission.

"The project uses Medicare data to provide information and analysis about national, regional, and local markets, as well as hospitals and their affiliated physicians." (from web site)

An outgrowth of the Turning Points in Wisconsin digital project, "this Dictionary explains more than 8,000 terms (people, places, things, and events) used in writings about Wisconsin history." Search by keyword or term. Browse by people or place.