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Best Internet Tips - PC Magazine
Best Web Sites - PC Magazine
Best Free Downloads - PC Magazine
CIA World Factbook - current, in-depth data
on every country in the world
Statistical Abstract of the United States -
one-stop source for statistical information about
Research & Writing for High School and College
on the Web
Cool Sites Page
Guide - database of film and video
Guide - database of recorded music
AMTRAK on the Web
School Directory - database of Web pages
for each of the 106,000 K-12 schools in the U.S.
- Anatomy -
3-D color images of the human body from Colorado
Genealogy Library - search over 52 million
of Improbable Research
- Anyday -
Find out birthdays, death dates, and special events
that happened any day of the year
Code / Country Code Look-up
Clearinghouse - the premier Internet search
Jeeves - site allows you to enter plain English
questions, to which Jeeves serves up suggested
Atlas Database - atlas and timezone database
which returns coordinates based on place-name.
Clock - U.S. Naval Observatory
Toll-Free Internet Directory - comprehensive
listing of 800 and 888 phone numbers.
Familiar Quotations - passages, phrases and
proverbs traced to their sources
Public Library's Index to the Internet -
an extensive, classified guide to Internet resources
from this California library
Doctors - worldwide healthcare services
Homes & Gardens Home Improvement Encyclopedia
Dictionary - contains biographical information
on over 18,000 people from ancient times to the
- BigBook -
a Yellow Pages with all the business information
that consumers need
- BigFoot -
the Internet's largest collection of e-mail addresses
and white page listings.
- BigYellow -
find over 16 million business listings
- Biography.com -
searchable database of 15,000 names from A & E
- BookWire -
the first place to look for book information
On-line: Authors - an indispensable A to
Z index cataloging online texts with authors
ranging from Aeschylus to Yeats
- c|net - download the latest versions of
the leading browsers
- BrowserWatch -
latest news about and links to the latest versions
of all the known Web browsers
Games - Rules and Related Information
Travel Information - Health-related travel
advisories, vaccine recommendations, and much
Bureau Data Maps
- CHORUS -
A quick reference hypertext for physicians and
Electronic Resources in Bibliographies
of Subject-Oriented Research Guides
and University Home Page- Worldwide
Profiles - information on over 45,000 leading
public and private companies in the U.S.
Home Medical Guide - 3rd Edition, 1995
Statutes & Codes (including the full US Code)
and Embassies - Yahoo
the Congress - comprehensive contact information
for members and committees of the U.S. Congress.
It! - Excellent site to convert anything
Studies/Area Handbook - Library of Congress -
online series presently contains studies of 85
- CultureFinder -
The Online Address for the Performing Arts
Converter - view any exchange rates among
the 164 currencies for any day since 1 January
1990 through today. The currency converter is
updated daily at 8:00 p.m. EST
- Cyberguide -
sites focused on galleries and museums, the arts,
design and photography, culture, history and science.
and Time Gateway
- Archives of American Public Address
Information from the USGS - daily and weekly
quake reports, geophysical information on earthquakes,
and other background information.
Database of Coportate Information - EDGAR
(Electronic Data Gathering Analysis And Retrieval)
is a service of the United
States Securities Exchange Commission (SEC)
Addresses - Find over 7 million e-mail addresses
from around the world
Activist, The - An email address directory
of congresspeople, state governments, and media
Newsstand, The - the ultimate magazine site
of Style - William Strunk's classic on proper
Archives, The - links to 'zines, complete
books in electronic form, underground digests,
mailing lists, and more.
- Ethnologue -
Languages of the World
World Directories - yellow and white pages
Tracker - from Microsoft's Expedia - get
the best air fare
Ten Most Wanted Fugitives
One Stop Shopping Federal Statistics - statistics
and information from more than 70 federal agencies.
- Filez -
devoted to searching FTP and Web sites for computer
- FindLaw -
Excellent one-stop source for legal information
- New York Times - a personalized research
- FindOut -
research service - free answers via email to first
of all Countries
Trax - In-Flight Tracking - track commercial
aircraft in flight over the continental United
- Fodors -
'Your smart choice for travel'
One - the Web's search engine for online
Occurring Names in America - from the Census
- Funk & Wagnalls
- GamesDomain -
games, games, games, games
Yellow Pages, The - a collection of phone
directories from around the world.
- GovBot -
search the GovBot database of over 500,000 web
pages from U.S. Government and Military sites around
Information Sharing Project - collected links
to government data including economics, demographics,
education, 1990 census, USA counties, School
District Data Book, and more.
Listings - InfoSpace
Books of Western Civilization, The - From
Mercer University, modeled after the course of
study at St John's College, with links to the
text of the Great Books
Index - statistics that may surprise you.
A to Z
- Healthfinder -
Just about everything to be found on the Internet
to do with health is here
Improvement Encyclopedia, The
Online - information on more than 10,000
of the largest public and private companies in
the US and around the world.
Far Is It?
Anatomy Online - over one hundred illustrations
of the human body with animations and thousands
of descriptive links.
Page - best language links on the Internet
- HumanSearch -
Tired of sifting through the infoglut returned
by all the popular search engines? Or perhaps you
just don't know where to start? Let HumanSearch's
team of expert searchers do the work for you...for
on the World Wide Web
Surfer - Yahoo!
- Information & Referral
Resource Network, The - lists agencies throughout
the United States that provide a wide variety
of human services to the public.
- Infomine -
resources of relevance to faculty, students, and
research staff at the university level
Calling Information - Instructions and codes
for dialing 'round the world....
Data Base - is a computerized data bank containing
statistical tables of demographic, and socio-economic
data for all countries of the world.
Directories - International inquiry names,
addresses, telephones and faxes.
Marine Signal Flags - reference site that
explains the signal flags and the semiphore flag
Telephone Directories - Find anyone anywhere
in the world. All the white and yellow pages
telephone directories available on the web.
White and Yellow Pages - a collection of
phone directories from around the world.
800 Directory - - free listing of toll-free
numbers. Companies are listed by category, company
name, state, and 800 number.
Classics Archive, The - provides 184 classical
works by 17 different authors
Department of Motor Vehicles
Sleuth, The - Choose from over 2,000 searchable
- Internet Tools
Information Group - weaponry catalogues
Blue Book - new and used car pricing
Adventure Encyclopedia - A good, concise
- LegalDocs -
Do your own legal papers
of Congress Home Page
- LibWeb -
over 1428 pages from libraries in 62 countries.
Plates of the World
- Reader's Digest - explore over 16,000 subjects
- MESA -
The largest email address book worldwide.
4 Measure - A collection of sites that estimate,
calculate, evaluate, translate,etc.
converts length, weight, area, speed, temperature
and more, into different units and unit systems.
- MedLine -
Free MEDLINE access.
Home Page, The
- MoneyClub.com - "The
First Stop to Finance on the Net"
Daily - enhanced HTML version of Money Daily
Picture Database - From The Motion Picture
Guide, Cinebooks' 23-volume reference landmark,
and Ephraim Katz's comprehensive Film Encyclopedia,
this search database includes the cast, credits
and reviews for more than 30,000 movies released
in the U.S., plus filmographies and biographical
information on thousands of actors, directors
and other filmmakers
Review Query Engine - searches for multiple
Address Server - input any U.S. address without
its zip code and the server will return the zip
+ 4 code.
- NetClock -
the TVGuide of the Internet Events
England Journal of Medicine
York Times Books - includes the complete
Sunday Book Review, daily book related news and
reviews, a searchable archive of over 50,000
New York Times Book Reviews, and more.
Planets, The - a multimedia tour of the solar
system with pictures, text, sound and references
to other Net resources.
Prizes - Comprehensive historical list of
winners in all categories
Citizens of Planet Earth
Outlook Handbook - reference tool used to
research job information and trends
English Grammar - hypertext guide to the
parts of speech, words, and their usage
Dictionaries - over 640,000 words in 109
Library Map Collection
Table - WebElements
Project, The - detailed searchable library
of texts, translations, art and archaeology of
Ancient Greece and Rome.
Guide to Colleges - information on undergraduate
and graduate education in the US
Watch - Street Price Search Engine
ReviewNet - dozens of reviews from technical
and popular magazines for everything from camping
equipment to the latest rear-projection TV
of Nations, The - "The nations of the
world ranked according to their achievements
in child health, nutrition, education, family
planning and progress for women."
Gutenburg - 'Fine literature digitally re-published'
Polls - listing of all major public opinion
- PubMed -
provides free access to Medline
Prize Web Site
Univ. Online Writing Lab - over 100 handouts
available on all aspects of writing correctly
Reference Using the Internet
- Reference.com -
searchable directories of newsgroups and mailing
Network, The - directory of reporters, editors,
freelance writers and other news professionals
- Research-It! -
collection of online research tools. Search dictionaries,
translate words, find quotations and more.
Lookup - supply an area code and phone number,
and get the name & address of the person
Timetables on the Internet
Internet Thesaurus - find words relating
in six main classes
- Rulers -
Large listing of heads of state
- RxList -
the Internet Drug Index
Mae Financial Aid Calculators - Estimate
your college costs
Journals Distributed Via the World Wide Web -
University of Houston Libraries
Site, The - A Trail To The World of Personal
Flag Signalling System
- The Complete Works
- Shareware.com -
the way to find shareware on the Internet; over
Rules of Order - simplified version of Robert's
Rules of Order, the standards for conducting
Gun, The - exclusive documents -- cool, confidential,
quirky -- that can't be found elsewhere on the
- Snoopie -
the Internet's most comprehensive file search
Security Death Index Search - 50 million
records on tap from the Social Security Administration.
and Local Government on the Net - guide to
government sponsored sites.
Abstract of the United States
Consumate Internet Apps List
WEB - comprehensive index that categorizes
and reviews over 15,000 educational and reference
Navigator - find routes in subway systems
in various cities around the world.
Computation - Type in a city name and find
out times for sunrise, sunset, and more
- SupportHelp -
phone numbers, Web sites, newsgroups, and bulletin
boards for more than 2,500 vendors of computer
Bank Dormant Accounts Web Site - includes
the list of accounts and information on how to
file a claim.
- SwitchBoard -
find any person or business listed in the phone
Directories On The Web - comprehensive current
index of telephone books, yellow pages, white
pages, fax, residential and business listings,
alphabetic and classified directories from all
- theTRIP.com -
all things travel
Mapping Service - to provide a public resource
for generating high-quality, detailed maps of
anywhere in the United States, using public geographic
Around the World - all of the world's countries,
and many of its islands, with a pointer to the
local time in the region.
Legislative Information on the Internet
- Tucows -
the ultimate collection of winsock software
Band List, The - huge list of music links.
Collection of News Links - Links to over
7,100 news sources online
Email Directory, The
Homepage Index, The - easy way to search
millions of web pages for any topic imaginable
White Pages, The
Yellow Pages, The
- UnCover -
Database to 17,000 magazines and journals published
Parcel Service - Track any UPS bar coded
package - any time, any where in the world.
Project, The - genealogy information for
each county in the United States. Organized by
National Debt Clock
Postal Service - fully featured online version
of your local post office
Postal Service Address Quality and Zip Code Lookup
Body, The - combines casual elegance with
sleek utility in a dermless outfit that highlights
over thirty feet of intestines, four pounds of
cranial grey matter, and several quarts of blood.
Strap on your Shockwave goggles for a roller-coaster
ride through the lower colon or an impromptu
tour of the tibia.
Hospital, The - University of Iowa
Human Project - creating a complete, anatomically
detailed, three-dimensional representations of
the male and female human body.
Visible Embryo - Follow the first four weeks
of an embryo's development. The site uses images
and Shockwave to demonstrate the process.
Lawyer - comprehensive listing of legal resources
Virtual Library - extentive library on hundreds
Dictionary - the on-line version of Merriam-Webster's
Collegiate Dictionary, Tenth Edition
- WebFinder -
in addition to finding websites associated with
an organization, you can ask for a list of all
websites that are based in a city or country
of Culture - information such as capital
cities around the world, food, consulates, currency,
holidays, languages, religions, etc.
- WebSitez -
enter in part of a company or domain name and Websitez
returns all the matches.
- WebSonar -
'the most advanced document server on the web'
- Weights & Measures
- WhatIs -
an a-z database of all things computers
- WhitePages.com -
a global directory and index of e-mail addresses
and phone numbers.
- WhoIs -
find out who owns or operates a particular web
Represents You in Congress? - Project Vote
- WhoWhere -
find email addresses, phone numbers, and addresses,
Files: Science behind the news
Weather rainfall and temperature data - over
85,000 records of world climate data
Directories - over 230 directories representing
over 100 countries
Email Directory (WED) - estimated access
to more than 18.000.000 email addresses and more
than 140.000.000 business and phone addresses
Largest Roadside Attractions - collection
of more than 100 roadside attractions which claim
the distinction of being the "world's largest" something.
Most Wanted Criminals
Richest People - Forbes will show you how
much they've got and where it came from.
Holiday and Time Guide - tells you which
holidays are taking place anywhere and everywhere
around the world on any specific day.
- WorldPages -
more than 112 million integrated white and yellow
Phonebooks - find or locate the desired person
or company throughout the world.
Population Figures - World Population Figures
- country-by-country statistical data on population,
cities and regions, land use, climate, and industrial
Resources 1996-97: A Guide to the Global Environment
Rulers - Maps, Postal Codes, Area Codes,
Toll Free Directories, Dictionaries....
Index of Reference Tools
Web Style Guide - covers graphic and information
design, page layout, site organization, navigation,
and multimedia content.
Pages - BigYellow - find over 16 million
- Zip2 -
search for over 16 million businesses
Code Finder - USA
- ZipFind -
calculates the distance in miles as the crow flies
between any two U.S. zip codes. Also lets you look
up the zip code(s) for any U.S. city.