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Find out what those acronyms and abbreviations stand for
Search engine. Claims to index the most sites
Ask Jeeves
All purpose answer site
Links to calendar sites
Census Data
USA Today site
Doctor's, pharmacists, prescription  medical "shorthand."
Searches all search engines
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Free Full Text provides direct links to over 7000 scholarly periodicals which allow some or all of their online content to be viewed by ANYONE with Internet Access for free (though some may require free registration).
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Froogle Google
Price comparison search engine.
Froogle shows you photos of products that match your search terms and links you to the stores that sell those products. - General
Entire web searches - Images
Find grapics and pictures on the web - groups
A great search engine to find items in newsgroup
Google Glossary
Definitions, Synonyms
Google Guide
Why Take The Google Guide Tutorial?
Google is so easy to use, why take this online tutorial? If you're like many people, you use only a fraction of Google's features and services. The more you know about how Google works, its features and capabilities, the better it can serve your needs.
Just as the best way to learn how to sail is to sail, the best way to learn how to search with Google is to search with Google. Consequently this Google tutorial contains many examples and exercises designed to give you practice with the material presented and to inspire you to find amusing or useful information.
Google Maps
If you're looking for phone numbers outside the U.S., this is a good place to start
Providing outstanding, expert quality information in the form of a free Windows Newsletter and tutorials
Invisible Web
Searchable Databases:
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IT Newsletters
If you like the idea of seeing your web results visually, this meta search site shows the results with sites being interconnected by keywords
Afree virtual library resource center for educators and students, librarians and their patrons, families, businesses and just about anyone exploring the Web for valuable research information.
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Melissa Data
2000 Demographics
Gain Access to the latest data available on 46,455 counties, states, cities and places in the U.S.
Area Codes in a Radius
Displays a listing of the Area Code + Prefixes that fall within a radius.
Business List Counts
Use free list counts to discover new markets; find more customers like your best customers.
Campaign Contributions
Individuals that have contributed $200 or more to federal campaigns by ZIP Code.
Canadian Addresses
Lookup any Canadian address and get the Postal Code, time zone and area code.
Direct Marketing Tips
Improve your direct marketing results with these helpful tips from the professionals.
Income Tax Statistics
Income tax information by ZIP Code. Includes average AGI, number of returns, average refund, filing status, age and more.
Nearest Post Office
Locate the 10 closest post offices to a ZIP Code that accept bulk mail.
Nonprofit Organizations
Find important information on a nonprofit organization, including the address, revenue, assets, type of foundation or organization, deductibility status, and main activities.
Phone Numbers
Enter a phone number or area code and get city, state, county, time zone and more.
SIC Code
Get business counts by Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Code and descriptions of SIC codes.
Street Name
Enter any street name in the U.S. and get a listing of which states and cities have the street name. Even displays local street address detail.
U.S. Addresses
Lookup any U.S. address and get the ZIP+4 code, area code, time zone, county, address type, street detail and more.
U.S. Place Names
Get location information on over 1,000,000 geographic places including lakes, streams, populated areas, schools, churches & more.
Worldwide Place Names
Get location information on over 5,000,000 geographic names worldwide
ZIP Codes by County
Obtain a list of the ZIP Codes in any county in the United States.
ZIP Distance
Displays the distance between any two 5-digit ZIP Codes in the United States.
Lookup ZIP Codes, city names, the location of phone numbers or the cities covered by an area code.
ZIPs in a Radius
Displays a listing of the ZIP Codes that fall within a radius.
Niles Guide
You'll soon be checking facts and downloading reputable data on everything from public safety to campaign contributions ... you name it.
Noodle Tools
NoodleTools is a suite of interactive tools designed to aid students and professionals with their online research. From selecting a search engine and finding some relevant sources, to citing those sources in MLA or APA style, NoodleTools makes online research easier!
One Source Dictionary
Search dictionary web sites for words and phrases
One Topic Group Discussion
Your messages will be in a private central place, and each of your friends can opt to participate by email or just use the web forum. That's because Quick Topic is a super-easy single-topic web bulletin board that's also fully email-enabled: you can get and post messages via email.
People Finder
Thousands of free research tools for journalists
Price Comparison Sites
Since 1995, free and family friendly. Refdesk indexes and reviews quality, credible, and current information-based sites and assists readers in navigating these sites.
Search Engine Features
Search Engine Guide
Specialty search sites
With links to almost 17,458 public records databases, it's the largest free collection of public records databases on the Web. Phone numbers , scroll down to the "Worldwide" section and see if the country you are interested in has its white pages online
Smarter Surfing
Web surfing tips
News for nerds. Stuff that matters
Specialty dictionaries
Not even a native speaker knows all the words of his own language. Technical vocabulary is used only by specialists and so is not generally known by non-specialists. Here you will find dictionaries and glossaries of specialized words in the English language.
Links to everything!, with its comprehensive directory of links to data sources, is the site to go to when you need to find statistical data. It also gives data analysts, researchers, educators, managers and students tools to build their statistical skills and improve their understanding of statistics
Phone numbers. Useful for all U.S. residential or business searches.
Voice of America Pronunciation guide
"The free encyclopedia.
Wikipedia is a multilingual project to create a complete and accurate free content encyclopedia. We started in January 2001 and are currently working on 187,944 articles in the English version. Visit the help page and experiment in the sandbox to learn how you can edit any article right now."
World Calendars
A long list of countries in which the calendar displays their holidays. Toggle the calendar between month and holiday views.
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