Sunday, September 29, 2002

Noisebox : a non profit news wire Non-profit news releases.
TV ACRES: The Web's Ultimate Subject Guide to TV Program Facts & Trivia - Front Door Subject Guide to Television Program Facts.
Electronic Journal Miner This site primarly includes ejournal sites as they are offered by the publisher. In general this site excludes ejournals that are embedded within aggregators (such as Northern Light, EBSCO, Bell & Howell ProQuest, Information Access Company and others).

Saturday, September 28, 2002

Useful phone links. yellow pages, white pages, people search, area code lists, area code maps, country codes, postal zip codes Find business and personal phone numbers with phone book sites.
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Ask the Expert: Shopping for a mortgage - Sep. 27, 2002 Compared with the bad old days when searching for a mortgage meant flipping through newspaper ads, making endless phone calls and even trudging from bank to bank, today is a virtual paradise for anyone looking for a home loan.
Country Reports, for Countries Around the World! Country information from around the world. A resource for business, tourists, students and teachers.
Infography Search An Expert Will Guide You to the Best Information.

Friday, September 27, 2002

Yahoo shelves for-fee research service - Tech News - CNET.com Yahoo nixed its paid document-search service after only eight months
Search for Public School Districts CCD public school district data for the 2000-2001 school year
Fortune.com The Rolling Stones are an astounding moneymaking machine. Here's how Mick Jagger & Co. have perfected the business model behind the most successful act in rock & roll today.
Artist Availablility Intended for college concerts, this listings shows the price various musicians charge to play a personal date.
The SuperSearchers Web Page This page features a growing collection of links to subject-specific Web resources recommended by the world’s leading online searchers.
transL8it! is a free, translation engine and dictionary for SMS lingo, texting, acronyms and emoticons. Simple to use! Just type in your SMS texting lingo and let transL8it! convert it to plain english OR type in a phrase in english and convert it to SMS lingo! Stay on top of this SMS craze.
Salon.com Technology | Investors of the world, unite! "Take on the Street: What Wall Street and Corporate America Don't Want You to Know," is intended mainly as a guide for investors who worry about putting their money in a market fraught with scandal.

Monday, September 23, 2002

The Onion | Bush Sends Troops To West Nile Vowing to "exact justice for the taking of innocent American lives," a determined and defiant President Bush deployed more than 14,000 ground troops to the West Nile Monday.
Dictionaraoke.org - The Singing Dictionary Audio clips from online dictionaries sing the hits of yesterday and today. The fun of karaoke meets the word power of the dictionary.
Budget crunch hits libraries in the stacks The sour economy will mean nearly $40 million less for public libraries in Ohio this year compared with last, while demand for library services is expected to grow 17 percent.
Reuters | The World's Leading Provider of Financial Information and News On Sept. 19, 1982, Fahlman typed :-) in an online message.
Tilastokeskus - WebStat WebStat is a database of statistical sources available via the Internet. The material is classified by subject field and by country.
FOXNews.com Lawyers for two obese teenagers in New York say McDonald's is to blame, and they're taking Ronald to court.

Sunday, September 22, 2002

Dancing Ant - MiniClip.com. MiniClip games are incredibly popular because they are fun and easy to use. They are small enough to be sent through email, and easily viewed on and off the web.
Tool Kit for the Expert Web Searcher I'm inviting you to look over my shoulder and use what I use every day for Web searching in an academic library.
Google Voice Search Demo Search on Google by voice with a simple telephone call
AnswerBus Question Answering System Type in your question in English, French, Spanish, German, Italian or Portuguese.
Wall Street Executive Library. Over 1450 Content Rich Information Sources for News, Finance, Industry Research, and Market Research. The Web's Best Business Sites!
Emode.Com: Tests, Tests, Tests Emode is the #1 destination for self-discovery. We've served up more tests than any other site.

Saturday, September 14, 2002

Page By Page Books. Read Classic Books Online, Free. We have hundreds of classic books you can read right now, all absolutely free! Read a little or alot, sneak in a few pages over lunch then read some more after dinner, no matter how much you read at a time, you can bookmark it and come back to exactly the right place.
ChoicePoint - News Center/Press Release For the first time, ChoicePoint (NYSE: CPS) is offering consumers the opportunity to see the information that insurance companies use to decide what rate an insurance customer will be charged.
Google Watch A look at how Google's monopoly, algorithms, and privacy policies are undermining the Web.
Welcome to MerckSource Merck & Co., Inc. is a leading research-driven pharmaceutical products and services company and publisher of The Merck Manual, the most widely read medical text in the world, as well as the Merck Manual—Home Edition, developed especially for consumers. Merck has partnered with other providers of consumer health and medical information to provide this Internet resource, MerckSource, just for you.
LiveJournal.com LiveJournal.com is a free service that allows you to create and customize your very own "live journal": a journal that you keep online!
Forbes.com Our annual Mutual Fund Survey may be your key to investing happily again.
Wondir The Wondir information service will strive to be a simple yet effective way for people with an information need to ask a question and get a good answer from those sources who are out there, ready to help.
USnews.com: Education: America's Best Colleges 2003 In addition to this year's college rankings, we offer a detailed school directory, interactive tools, a step-by-step college admissions guide, articles, and more!
Crazy rabbit Too much time on your hands?
Best Children's Music Our goal is to make great children's music easily accessible to parents and teachers and to scour the market looking for kid's music that meets our standards for excellence.
The Condiment Packet Museum The Condiment Packet Museum exists to provide documentation and display of condiments found in packets. The packets in the Museum are specifically all packets other than sugar packets, which are currently well documented by other sources. We think they look cool. So there.

Friday, September 13, 2002

E-Commerce News: Can Google Do Big Business? Will all that traffic translate to long-term business success for Google? Can the company leverage its popularity to reap long-term profits?
BBC NEWS | Technology | Bandwidth hogs eat away at broadband Sharing files over the internet takes up lots of bandwidth.

Sunday, September 08, 2002

MetaCrawler re-launched today with an updated design The re-launch of MetaCrawler represents the first integration of Google into InfoSpace's network of Web search Internet properties.
Totally Off The Record - read & share anonymous work stories Welcome to Totally Off The Record™, the place to share and enjoy anonymous work stories.
HoustonChronicle.com - Next Potter book not on deadline; rumors abound After publishing one book a year between 1997 and 2000, Rowling has now missed two deadlines, the later in July, when the fifth installment was expected in stores. Word now is that you'll have to wait until June 2003 to read a new Harry Potter book. Or maybe later.
LLRX.com - The Growth of Digital Image Archives: Can We Toll the Bell for Microfilm? The efforts of numerous vendors to digitize the archives currently stored on microfilm or microfiche may eventually make the tedious multi-step process of using print indices to locate articles on microfilm obsolete.
How Does XML Help Libraries? Libraries have encoded bibliographic records in MARC for many years, and that has allowed them to easily share catalog records, which reduces costs while improving services. For a variety of reasons, it is not feasible to encode the new types of resources patrons want access to in MARC. However, when the information is stored in XML, it is possible to share and combine that data in ways that would not otherwise be possible.
A Futuristic Library If the network doesn't yield what you're looking for, a librarian wearing a headset and carrying a personal digital assistant can find a particular book or get the answer in seconds.
Graduate Rankings - Education and Social Science Library - University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign *While these sites may contain information of value to you, the Education and Social Science Library and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign do not endorse the sites or the information they contain.
Entrepreneur.com: Entrepreneur's Start-Up Kits: Start-Up Reports by Industry Start-Up Kits are quick, easy-to-read guides to starting the most popular businesses around.

Friday, September 06, 2002

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USATODAY.com - EBay mulls legal options against parody Web site But with its logo and color scheme, E-Gray is clearly meant to mimic eBay.
Mercury News | 08/30/2002 | Laundry goes online at college College students sitting in their dorm rooms will soon get an answer via the Internet to one of life's great unanswered questions: Is there a washer or dryer available in the basement laundry room?
Mercury News | 09/03/2002 | China blocks Google search engine China has blocked access to popular U.S. Internet search engine Google amid government calls to tighten media controls ahead of a major Communist Party congress.