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- AJR NewsLink
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Argus Clearinghouse - the premier Internet
- Ask an Expert
- Over 200 web sites and email addresses where you can find experts to
enhance your curricula and answer your questions.
AT&T Text-To-Speech Demo - This site from
AT&T Labs provides a interactive demo of its 'Next-Generation Text-To-Speech'
program. Enter some text and hear it pronouced by either a female or male
use this page. To hear the audio output, your machine must have audio hardware
and your browser must be configured to play audio files. There is a limit of
30 words per utterance and 40 accesses per day per site.
Bandwidth Speed Test
Central - a walk-through of beginning steps on the internet,
Best of the Web 2001: PC World
- enables users to do a 'universal search' for a name, retrieving data from
whichever registrar registered that name.
- BrowserWatch - Update your browser
- BotSport - the spot for all bots on the Net
Internet Answering Machine - Hear who’s calling while you’re online
for free. Avoid the cost of an extra phone line. Instead of getting a busy
signal, your callers can leave a message you hear over your computer speakers.
- Chat House
- Checkdomain.com - check to see if a domain name is available for
almost every country in the world.
Clearinghouse for Social Sciences Subject-Oriented
Events Directory, The - comprehensive guide to technology
conferences, trade shows and seminars.
- Computer Virus
Myths - Learn about computer virus myths, hoaxes, urban legends,
hysteria, and the implications if you believe in them. You can also search a
list of computer virus hoaxes from A to Z.
- CyberAtlas - Web market analyses and dynamics
Diaries on the Internet
Digital Chaperones For Kids - Are you
concerned that your kids will encounter sexually explicit material online?
Which Internet filters protect the best? Which get in the way? This Consumer
Reports study rates filtering software.
- dot.com scoop
- "Dotcom Scoop was the first wireless newsgroup dedicated to breaking
news within the Internet and technology sectors."
- DSL Reports - DSL stands for Digital Subscriber Line, a technology for providing
fast internet access. DSLreports.com provides information on DSL availability,
and general residential and small business BroadBand information.
- Electronic Privacy
Information Center - This site works to protect privacy, freedom of
expression, democratic values, and to promote the public voice in decisions
concerning the future of the Internet.
- FAQ Finder
- a plethora of links to FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) online.
- Forum One
- guide to online discussion forums on the World Wide Web. Forum One
catalogues over 37,000 separate discussion forum topics ('threads')
- Free Domain Name
- Free Email
- Google Usenet
Google Zeitgeist - Search patterns, trends,
and surprises according to Google. For both breaking news and obscure
information alike, people around the world search on Google at www.google.com.
With a bit of analysis, this flurry of searches often exposes interesting
trends, patterns, and surprises.
History of the Internet
History of the Internet and the WWW
Networking/Internet Connection Sharing - Site teaches end users
about home networking and Internet connection sharing by creating easy to
follow flowcharts and simple step-by-step instructions.
- HotSheet - quick loading, single page, directory of only the best web sites
Home Page Reader - A new product from IBM Special Needs Systems
that represents itself as "the voice of the World Wide Web," Home Page Reader
harnesses text to speech software in conjunction with a speech synthesizer and
traditional browser software to make access to the Web easier for users who
are blind or visually impaired. Navigation is done with the numeric keypad,
and differentiation between text and links are made by using different voices
to read each: a male voice reads text, and a female voice reads links. An
integrated email feature is also included. The Home Page Reader is currently
available in a free 30-day trial version.
- Info Service, The
- Scholarly Internet Resource Collections
- Internet Cafes
Guide - database of more than 2,000 Internet cafes in over 100
countries, searchable by city or country, or browsable via a graphical world
- Internet Fraud - Info on what Internet fraud is, what kinds of
online fraud are prevalent, what the Department of Justice is doing about it
(including capsule summaries of criminal prosecutions of Internet fraud
schemes), how the public should deal with Internet fraud, and where else they
can go for more information (including links to sites where they can report
possible online fraud).
- Internet Fraud
Complaint Center - This site is brought to you by the FBI,
principal investigative arm of the U.S. Department of Justice, and the
National White Collar Crime Center. The Complaint Center's mission is to serve
as government headquarters for combatting and reporting all types of Internet
Hoaxes - U.S. Department of Energy Computer Incident Advisory
- Internet Lost
and Found - Free directory listing for
lost and found animals and items worldwide.
Internet Performance Index
- Internet Prospector - free email newsletter and Web site which
reviews and links to Web sites, offers how-to research and search tips, and
offers access and ethics news bytes
- Internet Security - "Surfing the Internet can be a safe experience
if you know how to protect yourself and your family. This site was created to
help get you on your way."
- Internet Service
Providers - The List
Internet Statistics - Growth and Usage of the
Web and the Internet
The Invisible Web Revealed - Although many
popular search engines boast about their ability to index information on the
Web, more of it (dynamically-generated pages, certain file formats, and
numerous databases) is becoming invisible to their searching spiders. Much of
the Web is hiding information from us, but we can still access this hidden
content This site offers tools to reveal the secrets of these 'invisible' web
pages, including directories, searchable sites, free Web databases, and a few
general and many specialized search engines.
- Law and Politics
- Learn the Net
- Life on the
- LivingInternet.com - "The net's most
comprehensive source of information about the Internet."
- MIT Media Lab
NetGlos - a
multilingual glossary of Internet terminology
- This site offers a directory of over 250 links to information about the
history of the Internet, World Wide Web, Usenet, as well as related concepts
such as email, browsers, online games and BBSs.
- Net Lingo
- Never Forget
- never forget another important date!
- News Index - News Only Search Engine. Search current articles from hundreds of
sources from around the world.
- NewsCentral - "The Largest Newspaper Index on the Web"
The New York Times: CyberTimes
Opt Out of Ad Programs - This site informs
you about Internet ad programs and allows you 'opt out' of major Net ad
programs with a few simple mouse clicks.
- PC PitStop - Run a free diagnostic test that examines your Internet connection,
hard disk, memory, and security settings.
- PR2 - Free Website
Personal Pages at Universities
Protect Against Unwanted E-mail - Free four-part guide from CNet can help users cut down the
never-ending flow of spam (unsolicited E-mail) to their in-boxes. Topics
covered include prevention, evasion, spam blocking services and programs, and
how to report offenders.
- Ready Reference
Collection - the Internet Pubic Library
- Real-time E-mail
Machine Translation - Free service
translates e-mail among English, French, German, Spanish, and Portuguese
- The Revolutionaries - interviews with 18 of Silicon Valley's
pioneers and visionaries.
- SafeSurf Home
Self-Directed Learning: Suite 101 - "An
Online Publishing Community of Real People Helping Real People."
- Advertising, web developer, publishing, marketing.
Spam Fighting Toolkit - Fighting the never ending tide of spam mail can turn into a very
frustrating experience if you don't know the real tricks of the trade. This
site provides and overview of resources that will aid you in effectively
combatting unsolicited E-mail, showing you the possibilities (and, alas, the
limits!) of your endeavor.
- State of the
Internet: Report 2000 - Data,
analysis, and trends on global Internet growth.
Top Ten Dot Cons - The Federal Trade
Commission warns con artists have gone high-tech, using new technology to
peddle traditional scams. Scam artists can be just a click away.
UCLA Internet Report: Surveying the Digital Future
- This long-term study designed by the UCLA Center for Communication Policy
aims to explore the evolution of the Internet and its effect on ordinary
- Urban Legends
& Myths - extensive collection that is searchable by subject.
- Webliography: A Guide to Internet Resources
Web Statistics -
Courtesy of webreference.com
- Welcome to the Web
Where Did They Go? - a database that documents when people or companies change their name,
address, phone number, email account, or URL.
Who Is - InterNIC - The InterNIC's Whois service provides a way of finding e-mail
addresses, postal addresses and telephone numbers of those who have registered
"objects" with the InterNIC. Using Whois, you can also determine whether the
domain name you desire is already in use; you can learn who administers a
particular site; and you can view a list of a site's name servers.
- People and Organization Search Service
- Windweaver - search resources, guides, reviews etc.
- World Email
Directory - A worldwide online search
engine for email addresses, URL, personal and business profiles. The WED has
built-in solutions for unsolicited email reduction and the service is free.
- World Wide Web
World Wide Web for Dummies
The World Wide Web Virtual Library
- Worst of the
Web Documents - My Virtual Reference Desk
- Yack! Today's Chat
Schedule - the TV Guide of live chat on the Internet.
- Yahoo! Buzz Index
- Ever wonder about what users use and search on while surfing? With this
new site, you can track the top subjects of daily searches at Yahoo! in five
categories: television, sports, music, movies, and overall.
- ZD Net
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