Overheard on the Web, and other Web links From The Herald's Research Editor
Friday, March 04, 2005
U.S. Cities in the World Cities Network is a study from the Brookings Institution that identifies cities that have most connections to international cities, including Miami. Even though Miami is more international than many cities, Brookings believes we need to go further:
"New York and Miami are the least locally oriented of U.S. cities, but even they are far more U.S.-centric in their connections than most European cities are EU-centric... Cities able to grow and attract globally-connected, high-value service firms can access, and benefit from, a worldwide array of customers, workers, and contracted services, ultimately boosting quality growth at home."
Elisabeth (Liz) Donovan was a Herald librarian for 10 years, and Research Editor for 13 years. She came to The Herald in 1981, following several years at the
Washington Post. She started blogging in 2000, with a news research blog, followed by the blog at Herald.com in 2003. A frequent speaker and writer on news research, she was honored in 2004 by the
News Division of the Special Libraries Association for her contributions to