Sunday, March 28, 2004

NameTraq Ad-supported service that gathers news articles containing specific last names.
Killerinfo KillerInfo has a Results Guide and "Quick Peek" Feature to make searching Fast, Easy and Relevant
Wired for Books Listen to the voices of many of the greatest writers of the twentieth century
Hot Paper Topics From "Best Information on the Net"
Google Print Adds Magazines The beta Google Print project has added some magazine articles to the book extracts it has had previously
RepCheck Allows users to review, rate and search our database of people's reputations for both business and social purposes
FreeFullText.com Provides direct links to over 7000 scholarly periodicals
Universal Library A universal digital library, widely available through free access on the Internet
The Web Library Building a World Class Personal Library with Free Web Resources

Monday, March 22, 2004

Ohio Sold Records To Fla. Database Company For $50K The state Bureau of Motor Vehicles sold driving records of Ohioans for about $50,000 to a Florida company developing a multistate crime database program, according to a report.
Playdatabase Database of plays and monologues on the internet that can be searched realistically -- not just by title or author, but by the parameters that count -- cast size, length, synopsis, and more
The Virtual Technical Reports Center The Institutions listed here provide either full-text reports, or searchable extended abstracts of their technical reports on the World Wide Web
Jan's Illustrated Computer Literacy 101 These lessons are an attempt to fill in the missing pieces and to tie it all together
Boy Meets Book A web page that celebrates reading the way guys like it!

Sunday, March 21, 2004

Citation Style for Research Papers APA, MLA, AMA, Turabian, Chicago
Drugs@FDA Catalog of FDA Approved Drug Products
Dogster View and save photos of dogs, search by breed, size, name, hometown and more
ABC-Lit An Index to Children's Literature Scholarship
SmartView Launches on Yahoo! Maps When a user chooses to map an address on Yahoo! Maps, the SmartView option is displayed on the right-hand side of the page
Web Access at 75 Percent In a February telephone survey, an estimated 204.3 million people, or 74.9 percent of the population above the age of 2 and living in households equipped with a fixed-line phone, had Internet access, up from 66 percent in February 2003.

Monday, March 15, 2004

Encyclopedias gather dust as research moves online "Sometimes my mom uses it as a coaster," says high school senior Andy Ng of Daly City, California.
Editorial & Opinion A daily index of opinion from mainstream American newspapers
EconData.Net 1,000 links to socioeconomic data sources, arranged by subject and provider, pointers to the Web's premiere data collections, and our own list of the ten best sites for finding regional economic data
Jesse Owens The Official Web Site
Findory Click on articles that interest you. Then come back to Findory News. Your front page will be ready and personalized

Sunday, March 14, 2004

Teaching boys the joy of books Let them read what they like.
Why Are Virus Attacks Getting Worse? "So while the law enforcement agencies and the courts go after music downloaders, the malicious code attacks continue unabated. And with each attack, the problem worsens. Between this load on the Net and the spam problem, it's a miracle that the Internet can run at all."

Friday, March 12, 2004

Buffett Speaks "The closely watched Berkshire chairman praised his company's managers, accepted personal blame for some miscues, and proudly noted his firm's remarkable 39-year compounded annual gain in book value of 22.2 percent. On the political-economic front, he attacked Bush administration policies on taxes and the dollar, and complained again about wayward CEOs and board members (adding mutual fund companies to his list of offenders)."

Sunday, March 07, 2004

InfoUSA opens access to vast database, lobbies on call registry InfoUSA's massive marketing database is being made available for the first time to small businesses at the same time its influential founder is lobbying Congress to exempt small companies from the national do-not-call registry.
The death of AltaVista and AlltheWeb "It is therefore with a certain sadness we have to announce that the AltaVista and AlltheWeb search engines are going to die. In the near future Yahoo! will replace these unique search engines with data from the new Yahoo! search engine"
HP digs into Time magazine archives Computer and printer maker Hewlett-Packard will create a digital archive containing every issue of Time magazine published, which Time will then make freely available to subscribers on its Web site
Public Library Geographic Database (PLGDB) Mapping The database includes the locations of America’s 16,000 public libraries, population characteristics from the US Census that best describe people that use libraries, and library use statistics from the National Center for Educational Statistics.
Yahoo crawls deep into the Web Yahoo, based in Sunnyvale, Calif., introduced its Content Acquisition Program designed to index the billions of documents contained in public databases but that are commonly inaccessible to search engines, or what's called the invisible or deep Web. To this end, it has aligned with the Library of Congress, the University of California at Los Angeles, National Public Radio, the University of Michigan and Project Gutenberg, among others, to begin seeding its index with fresh, searchable material for Web surfers' queries.
American Rhetoric Index to and growing database of 5000+ full text, audio and video (streaming) versions of public speeches, sermons, legal proceedings, lectures, debates, interviews, other recorded media events, and a declaration or two.
Literacy Directory Information about literacy programs in all 50 states and the U.S. territories
News Search Portal News Search Tools
Search Guru Sees Multiple Engines Blooming "The Google monopoly that people feared is over," proclaimed Danny Sullivan