Weekly Web Guide: Feb. 11, 2002 Issue

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Among the news stories covered in the Feb. 11, 2002, issue of TIME are volunteerism, compensation for the families of victims of the 9/11 attacks, identity theft and teleconferencing.

The following are web destinations related to those stories.

(Return each week to time.com/webguide for the companion to the current issue.)


Volunteer Match — Matches volunteers with nonprofit organizations

The Nonprofit Career Center — For those looking to start a career or getting a better job in the nonprofit sector

Make a Difference Day — For 11 years, the fourth Saturday in October has been a day Americans have joined to make a difference together

CommunityService.org — A searchable index of volunteer opportunities


World Trade Center Compensation Fact Sheet — From the New York Committee for Occupational Health and Safety

News Articles on 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund — A host of links to news stories, collected by the New York State Trial Lawyers Association

WTC United Family Group — A support and information network for the families and friends of the victims and survivors of the terrorist attack


Video Conferencing Cookbook — For both novices and more advanced users, this guide includes sections on ting started, advanced functionality and a glossary

CNET Reviews: Virtual Meeting Places — Five Web conferencing apps are reviewed so you can find the best one to hook up with colleagues no matter where they are in the world

How to Behave in a Video Conference — Remember, people are watching

Video Conferencing in the Classroom — A guide to using video conferencing as a teaching tool


Identity Theft Cases and Scams — News and court documents related to ID theft

Privacy Rights and Identity Theft Campaign — Fact sheets on what consumers can do to avoid being victims of identity theft and what to do if it happens

Identity Theft: Stealing Your Name — The BBC details what has become a worldwide crime

How to Become a Victim of Identity Theft — A tongue-in-cheek guide to making yourself vulnerable


Feb. 4, 2002 Issue — Topics include the Olympics, Bush's approval rating, mammograms and Jennifer Garner

Jan. 28, 2002 Issue — Topics include divorce, Andrea Yates, the 1980s and Linkin Park

Jan. 21, 2002 Issue — Topics include Michael Jordan, the debate over a national ID card, award shows and Enron's downfall

Jan. 14, 2002 Issue — Topics include Apple computers, India-Pakistan relations, Carson Daly and the NFL postseason

Dec. 17, 2001 Issue — Topics include the rock group Creed, the popular SpongeBob SqaurePants cartoon and the movie "Black Hawk Down"

Dec. 10, 2001 Issue — Topics include George Harrison and the Beatles, cloning and the U.S. Ski Team