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Envision Central Texas PDF Print
Envision Central Texas maintains a web site & welcomes feedback. The mission is to address the growth of Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Travis & Williamson Counties, focusing on transportation, land use & the environment. ECT also addresses housing, healthcare, economic development, social equity & education. Details: www.envisioncentraltexas.org.
Free Databases On-line PDF Print
The Austin Public Library makes fee-based databases available free. You need a library card (free to all residents under the age of 18 regardless of residency) & PIN number & then you can access full-text articles from home. (If you do not live in Austin, your local library may offer the same service.) Includes the full text of Austin American-Statesman articles back to 1996, the last 12 months of The New York Times & thousands more newspapers, magazines & books that cover consumer, business, health, technical & scientific topics. ReferenceUSA is a comprehensive national business directory that’s accessible. Do your own homework or help the kids with the aid of on-line dictionaries, encyclopedias & reference works. Details: Check out the Databases home page at www.cityofaustin.org/library/databases.htm. See the frequently asked questions at www.cityofaustin.org/library/d_faqs.htm. Stop by any Austin Public Library location or call 974-7400.