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.
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
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.
Society for Human Resource Management : entry way to the HR field.
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
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.
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.
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.
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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