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SECTION SEVENTEEN: MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION SOURCES



  • 1Up Info - Encyclopedia and Reference Resource
  • Museum of Hoaxes : The history of hoaxes; hoaxes arranged by category.
  • Emergency Preparedness Information Exchange
  • VENONA Cypherpunks Archives : the complete archives of the cypherpunk community listserv dating back to Sept. 1992. All 600 meg.; contains the original PGP messages, posts from a who's who of the cypherpunk online community.
  • OURFAX: Free World Wide Email to Fax Service
  • The Internet Detective : An online tutorial.
  • Spy Fi Archives: 40 Years of TV and Movie Spy Fiction -- CIA : from the Central Intelligence Agency's "Fine Arts Commission" if you can believe it [where is the NSA's Poetry Commission?].
  • purportal.com : debunking hoaxes and disinformation.
  • Plagarism.org : site for checking student submissions against a large database of boilerplate essays.
  • Plagarism Guides : from Australian Help. [*NEW*]
  • Social Sciences in Forestry_ Bibliography--University of Minnesota
  • Directory of Agricultural Web sites and Agricultural News
  • TRIS Online -- TRB : comprehensive bibliographic resource on transportation information.
  • The Public Involvement Network : exchanging news and information about managing community decision-making, participation or consultation.
  • Information for Practice [for Social Workers]
  • Virtual Social Work
  • Global Social Work
  • Living Proof Podcast Series : the podcast series of the University at Buffalo School of Social Work.
  • Student Researcher : (UK) offers online data collection through web based surveys and questionnaires (for money); also provides a searchable education website directory to aid student and researcher data collection.
  • Estimated IQs of the Greatest Geniuses : surely one of the oddest sites on the Web. Funny I can't seem to find George Bush II on the list. Why is this? Maybe there should be a parallel list of low IQ bottom feeders for people like him.
  • Social Service Infonet : major site for social work; access to Social Services Abstracts for fee.
  • The Cyber Social Worker
  • Nonprofit Software Index and Computer Use in Social Services Network which has more information on sharware and freeware for human services agencies.
  • The French Revolution, 1789-1799
  • Spy Letters of the American Revolution
  • Connexions Online : Canadian information about resources and organizations fostering democratization, economic justice, env
  • The Brown & Williamson Tobacco Collection : 40 million pages donated to UC San Fransico in 1994.
  • Canadian Policy Research Institutions
  • Sarah Zupko's Cultural Studies Center
  • Culture Machine : electronic journal encompassing cultural studies and cultural theory.
  • The Shadow PDF Files : Who Knows What Evil Lurks In The Hearts Of Men? Why is it here? Well, its part of my childhood context and thats enough for me. Comix are important.
  • The Burns Encyclopedia : Scotland's most famous poet and the intellectual circles in which he turned.
  • Irish History Online
  • Irish History: from the Online University
  • Irish Literature, Mythology, Folklore and Drama
  • Great Britain Historical Database Online
  • Music in the Public Domain
  • Lyrics World
  • TV & Film PRODUCTION RESOURCES and INFORMATION
  • Cultural Studies Central
  • Artificial Intelligence Resources from Marcus Zillman
  • Local Horizon: Community Development/Research and Development Resource Page : from Eric Langevin.
  • Curriculum Development Timeline
  • ERIC - Educational Resources Information Clearinghouse : (login: eric) Type H (elp) for commands; / is the Boolean 'and' operator. telnet
  • International Comparisons in Education -- NCES
  • AskERIC : A Web version at Syracuse.
  • Another incarnation of ERIC : at the University of Indiana.
  • ERIC Digests
  • Society for Human Resource Management : entry way to the HR field.
  • HR-Guide.Com
  • Research in Immigration and Integration in the Metropolis : at Simon Fraser University.
  • Migrants Online : online version of publications dealing racial issues.
  • U.S. National Adoption Information Clearinghouse
  • Planners' Web
  • National Hazards Center HazLit Database
  • European Research Centre on Migration and Ethnic Relations
  • IOM Migration Web : from the International Organization for Migration - in English, French and Spanish.
  • Project on Ethnic Relations : focus on Central and Eastern Europe.
  • Canadian Centre for Multicultural Development and Documentation : at the University of Windsor, directly downwind from the Detroit municipal incinerator.
  • U.S. Immigration Law, Regulations and Procedures
  • United Nations High Commission for Refugees [UNHCR]
  • Centre de Documentation et D'Animation Interculturelles : in Luxembourg, most in french; and Ensemble their periodical publication.
  • Centre for International and European Law on Immigration and Asylum
  • NAFTA Professional Immigration Permits Information
  • The International Political Economy Network : in Colorado. Note: this needs a graphical browser; nothing at home for lynx to see.
  • Scholarly Societies Directory : a massive access window :....academic and professional organizations and their materials.
  • Directory of Associations : A gateway to information on all types of associations via membership.
  • BrainTrack : directory of thousands of university sites.
  • Diane Kovacs Electronic Conference List, 11th Revision
  • Meta-List.net : search for over 234,000 public newsletters and discussion lists by keyword or category and in thirteen different languages.
  • Humanities Online : Humanities and Social Science lists (73 of them) and other stuff. At MSU.
  • Tile Net List of listservs
  • Liszt : Directory of listservs : 25,000 and still counting.
  • Catalist : another big list of listservs.
  • Weatherpost : weather information of all sorts including forecasts for everywhere in the world you can buy Mars bars.
  • Argus Clearinghouse : formerly the Social Sciences and Social Issues Topic guides at the University of Michigan library.
  • Internet Services List : successor to Special Internet Connections,a classifed list of resources from Scott Yanoff.
  • Union Resource Network : the Union Resource Network (URN) is the most complete index of Union Websites on the Internet.
  • Cyber Picket Line : World-wide directory of Trade Unions.
  • OTAN -Outreach and Technical Assistance Support Network : designed by the California Department of Education Adult Education Unit in Sacramento to provide assistance to adult education providers.
  • National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect : U.S., at Cornell.
  • Canadian Association for Leisure Studies (CALS)
  • AgriSurf : thousands of agriculture-related links.
  • Ideaworks : Descriptions and information regarding commercial expert systems products for the design and conduct of research including a peer review simulator.
  • Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information (CISTI)
  • DejaNews :The World's largest collection of indexed archived USENET postings from the last month with Wais searching; new features added May 1999.
  • Occasio Digital Social History Archive : archive of 974 Newsgroup postings.
  • e-news : a free service for reading and posting to over 39,000 USENET newsgroups with any Web browser.
  • reference.com : formerly the SIFT service at Stanford University.
  • Switchboard : U.S. names, phone numbers and addresses; 93 million individuals + 11 million business; will have email addresses and encryption keys in due course. If you need a registered password, use JimArts [case sensitive].
  • Bigfoot : email/phone/address/map.
  • Lookupusa : phone/address/map.
  • Canadian phone numbers : all of them?
  • Infospace : Integrated telephone number, address, phone number reverse checker with e-mail search as well. Canadian numbers and addresses are present but spotty [It didn't know about me for instance].
  • Proteus Yellow & White Pages
  • Yahoo People Search : does phone number -> addresses and vice versa.
  • Canadian Government Phone Book : names, titles, organizations, everything. The largest single directory of the lobotomized in the world.
  • Global Mega People Finder : all known world white page databases at once.
  • Bigbook : directory of U.S. Businesses.
  • ZIP2 U.S. Yellow Pages : has a lot of supporting material including mapping, door to door directions, and email to fax gateways.
  • Canada Yellow Pages
  • Yellow Pages for the United Kingdom
  • Big Yellow : U.S. national business yellow pages with 16 million entries.
  • Telephone Directories on the Web - Index
  • AnyWho and 555-1212.com (no longer free unfortunately) : both include reverse checks for U.S. ie. telephone number -> name and address; and other tracing features.
  • CallerSmart : a smartphone app for determining who is phoning you. Also promises of methods of permanently blocking callers.
  • phonenumbers.net
  • Area Decoder : area code lookup.
  • World Pages : listings from everywhere they can be found.
  • Populus Remote Control : another combined registry.
  • Infospace : includes all U.S. and Canadian phone directories. Allusions to 112 million listings with huge email identity base to come.
  • Where Did They Go? : another people finder page, this one for people who have changed their names.
  • Academia : A Monthly Online Magazine of Academic Titles and Information.
  • Canadian Review of Materials : periodical containing Canadian material, largely for children but you never know.
  • Automatic Reminder Service : E-mails you when your postdated trip wire is triggered. Remember when your paper is due.
  • Sherlock: Skiptracer Service : Find that missing someone in the United States; $20US a pop.
  • Webogator : Investigative Resources on the Web.
  • Scribe 2.5 : Scribe 2.5 is a free note-taking program designed specifically for historians. Essentially a computer based record management system.
  • Cyberspace Privacy Busters : from Mario Profaca in Croatia; excellent, comprehensive people finding engine. Because of its location, its slow to load.Here is a mirror site in North America.
  • USENET E-mail address logs : searches 4 million e-mail addresses by name or organization. USENET caches the address of everybody who posts. Now you can search the list [and so can other people looking for you].
  • WhoWhere? : another finder service.
  • People Search
  • AnyStudent Directory : "Find Any College Student on the Web".
  • Dead Bank Accounts : search for abandoned money in Canada and the United States. Supply the name (any name) and it searches for $$$ (free).
  • Index of USENET Newsgroups : from Ben F. Schumin. New groups now added.
  • CyberFiber Newsgroups Directory
  • a directory of public records resources for the U.S. states
  • The Alternic Registry Site : alternative domain registry site.
  • Canadian Internet Licensing Board : This is bogus new Canadian bureaucracy waiting to happen; a satire for the time being.
  • Canadian Crop Circle Research Network : I have always wondered why mysterious aliens are addicted to circles, as opposed to squares or pentagons. They must be unmilitaristic. Circle the crop wagons.
  • International Centre for Human Resources in Nursing : concerning the provision of nursing services worldwide.
  • Echoes and Evidence: Nursing History and Health Policy Blog : from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. [*NEW*]
  • DMV Cram Courses : assistance in getting driver's licenses in the US.
  • The Studentís Guide to Finding Accommodation [in the UK]
  • Ontario (Canada) Tenants Rights : a web guide to Ontario's Landlord and Tenant Act, the Residential Tenancies Act.
  • Protest Song Lyrics : Historical, Social Justice and Human Rights Songs.
  • Typing Lessons : an obvious but neglected aspect of early childhood learning in the postmodern world.
  • Dropsend : send very large files to anyone for free, with encryption and without email involved.
  • The BioDigital Human : interactive graphical treatment of human anatomy.
  • Dynamic Dialectics : pronunciation differences amongst native english speakers around the world.




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