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Vol. 2, No. 35, May 29, 2000

Revamped Award-Winning INS Website Is in High Demand
Immigration and Naturalization's website is becoming one of the hottest in government. In March 2000, an average of more than 27,000 users each weekday stayed on the site an average of 18.5 minutes per visit-up from 13,400 per weekday just over one year ago.

Two Federal Libraries Share Award
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Central Library shared the Library of the Year award with the Los Alamos National Laboratory Research Library. The NOAA Library organized over 500 NOAA websites under one locator and created a digital image library of meteorological images from the 1800s to the 1950s. Los Alamos collaborated to develop a browsable interface for categorizing its science and technology Web resources to create the foundation for an Internet portal.

GSA Awards Government-wide Smart Card Solutions Contracts
These contracts will provide interoperable, multi-application smart cards that will set the standards for smart card technology and enable government and industry to grow with electronic commerce.
Surplus Military Property:
Recycled, Transferred, Donated, or Sold

Here's the site to obtain surplus property from the military services. The inventory changes daily and includes thousands of items that you can easily explore. Here's the pecking order: Property is first offered for reuse within Defense, transfer to other federal agencies, or donation to state and local governments and other qualified organizations. Property that is not reused is sold to the public as surplus. Everybody wins!

In This Issue

INS Website

Federal Libraries of the Year

Contracts for Smart Cards Surplus

Military Property

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