1. FDsys from the U.S. Government Printing Office launched five years ago today (Jan. 15, 2009) as a resource to find authentic published U.S. government information.
- View FDsys Tutorial Videos.
- Find upcoming FDsys educational webinars and register on the FDLP Training and Events page.
- Watch archived FDsys webinars on GPO’s archived webinars page.
A formal announcement about the FDsys launch came on February 9, 2009.
2. Wikipedia launched on January 15, 2001
From the “Wikipedia” (via Wikipedia (-: )
Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger launched Wikipedia on January 15, 2001, the latter creating its name, a portmanteau of wiki (the name of a type of collaborative website, from the Hawaiianword for “quick”) and encyclopedia.
See Also: Wikipedia Home Page (March 7, 2001; via Wayback Machine)
“Wikipedia has 3,000 pages already.”
See Also: Wikipedia Home Page (May 17, 2001; via Wayback Machine)
See Also: Wikipedia Home Page (December 14, 2001; via Wayback Machine)