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Vol. 1, No. 48, September 20, 1999

Vice President Gore Announces
Afterschool Programs to Aid Working Families

School-age children who are unsupervised after school are far more likely to use alcohol, drugs and tobacco, commit crimes, receive poor grades, and drop out of school than those who are involved in supervised, constructive after-school activities. Afterschool fairs over the country - along with this new website - will connect schools, community groups, parents and afterschool programs with existing federal resources.
10 Millionth Journal Citation

Wow! MEDLINE, the world's largest medical database, now boasts 10 million journal citations. Sponsored by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE lists references from about 4,300 of the world's most respected medical and scientific journals. Now doctors, scientists, and researchers can access recent editions of several hundred journals. Not saying we're dummies, but the rest of us might want to try MEDLINEplus, for answers to common health questions.
How to Get a Patent for Your Invention
Independent inventors - inventors not associated with corporations or other organizations - discovered the pacemaker and gave us the elevator. In FY 1998, America's independent inventors filed 15% of the 256,666 applications received by the Patent and Trademark Office. If you're an independent inventor, or want to be, the agency has launched a website with resources to help you through the complexities and legalities of obtaining a patent for what you invent
Your IT Story Here
Yippee! Government has IT and we want to tell it. Most government agencies are using information technology to deliver services and improve productivity. Access America Online Magazine will have its first anniversary in October 1999. We want to celebrate by lining up your IT success stories for our FY 2000 issues. Send your stories to or

In This Issue

Afterschool Programs


Patent Your Invention

Back Issues

Vol. 1, No. 47, September 13, 1999

Vol. 1, No. 46, September 6, 1999

Vol. 1, No. 45, August 30, 1999

Vol. 1, No. 44, August 23, 1999

Vol. 1, No. 43, August 16, 1999

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