Monday, July 27, 2009


IWS Documented News Service
Institute for Workplace Studies----------------- Professor Samuel B. Bacharach
School of Industrial & Labor Relations
-------- Director, Institute for Workplace Studies
Cornell University
16 East 34th Street, 4th floor
---------------------- Stuart Basefsky
New York, NY 10016
-------------------------------Director, IWS News Bureau

The following will provide instruction on how to use the newly developed analytical tools of the LOCAL EMPLOYMENT DYNAMICS (LED) unit of the Census Bureau. The tools currently available can be found at

e-Learning Modules

These stand-alone e-learning modules, released on a flow basis, have been developed to tell and illustrate use of the LED Web site, QWI Online, Industry Focus and OnTheMap. Each module is 10-15 minutes long and features voice-over and animation to display the features of a particular analytic tool, using a relevant scenario. In order to view the e-learning modules with voice and animation, you must < > download Flash
This link to a non-federal Web site does not imply endorsement

. Users may also advance the screens of each module manually, using the
navigation arrows at the bottom of the screen, and can Pause at any time, using the
icon. Sound may be adjusted or turned off (using the speaker
icon). Viewers may also read the text for each screen by clicking on the
icon at the lower right. This opens a window on the left which shows the outline of screens as well as a tab for Notes. Click on Notes to view the text for that screen. The Notes advance with the screen.

  * LED Site Tour

   * Industry Focus Tour

   * QWI Online Tour

   * OnTheMap Tour

This information is provided to subscribers, friends, faculty, students and alumni of the School of Industrial & Labor Relations (ILR). It is a service of the Institute for Workplace Studies (IWS) in New York City. Stuart Basefsky is responsible for the selection of the contents which is intended to keep researchers, companies, workers, and governments aware of the latest information related to ILR disciplines as it becomes available for the purposes of research, understanding and debate. The content does not reflect the opinions or positions of Cornell University, the School of Industrial & Labor Relations, or that of Mr. Basefsky and should not be construed as such. The service is unique in that it provides the original source documentation, via links, behind the news and research of the day. Use of the information provided is unrestricted. However, it is requested that users acknowledge that the information was found via the IWS Documented News Service.

Stuart Basefsky                   
Director, IWS News Bureau                
Institute for Workplace Studies 
Cornell/ILR School                        
16 E. 34th Street, 4th Floor             
New York, NY 10016                        
Telephone: (607) 255-2703                
Fax: (607) 255-9641                       

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