The University Record, May 20, 1997

On Ramp

The following are Web sites for U-M programs and units. Please send information on your Web site to


HRD Web Site is up and running
Up-to-date information on Human Resource Development (HRD) professional development programs and courses, customized training, and special assistance services is now available on the HRD Web site, Visitors to the site can select programs and courses, register for courses, and provide feedback on specific training needs.


ITD documentation released
A variety of new and revised Information Technology Division (ITD) documents are now available on the WorldWide Web in the ITD Information System. Many also are available at the larger Campus Computing Sites.

To view a list of documents, check out the Web site at


FASAP has Web page
The Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FASAP) has a new Web page at It appears in the U-M home page, under Faculty & Staff Services.

Included are several unique sections that are beyond the basic information on services and the text of related U-M policies: educational materials on health, sleep, grief, mental health and substance abuse and links to many national series of on-line self screening instruments for depression, anxiety, alcohol, eating problems. The newest addition is the "FASAP StressTip of the Day," which changes daily and can be printed and circulated throughout your office.


New texts added to American Verse Project on Web
The Humanities Text Initiative has added 15 new texts to the American Verse Project.

The project can be found at

New texts include works by Thomas Bailey Aldrich, Stephen Vincent Benet, Eloise A. Bibb, Raymond Garfield Dandridge, Fenton Johnson, James Weldon Johnson, Vachel Lindsay, James E. McGirt, Adah Isaacs Menken, Poe, Thomas Buchanan Read, Robert W. Service, Jones Very and Charles Frederick White.


Drama databases on Web
The Chadwyck-Healey's English Prose Drama database is on the Web at The database contains works acted on or intended for the stage that are wholly or predominantly in prose. Works wholly or predominantly in verse are on

English Prose Drama includes plays, masques, entertainments and certain closet dramas, both original works and adaptations and translations. Visit the site at



Sea Grant site has materials from across nation
A new Sea Grant Web site contains a comprehensive collection of research publications and education materials produced by Sea Grant programs nationwide. The site is useful for industrial and municipal water users, shoreline property owners, boaters, resource management agencies, students, teachers, outreach professionals and researchers. The site contains information on four invaders---zebra mussels, the Eurasian ruffle, round goby, sea lamprey and spiny waterflea. The site also provides links to the National Biological Service's Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Geographic Information System and the Great Lakes Information Network and to home pages of individual Sea Grant programs. The site is located at