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Surfing the Net Without Going Under

SPTA Women in Technology, January 7, 1998

 Search Tools

Search Engines

AltaVista: Main Page http://www.altavista.digital.com/
Infoseek— http://www.infoseek.com 
Lycos— http://home.netscape.com/bookmark/40/lycos.html
Netscape Search—

http://home.netscape.com.home/internet-search.html

HotBot— http://www.hotbot.com

 

Directories

Britannica Internet Guide http://www.ebig.com
LookSmart Directory— http://looksmart.com/
Nerd World— http://www.nerdworld.com/cattree.html
Yahoo!— http://www.yahoo.com/

 

Searches

Dogpile http://www.dogpile.com/
*Inference Find!— http://www.inference.comh~find/
Internet Sleuth— http://www.isleuth.com/
Mar ma—http :llwww. mamma. com/
MetaCrawler— http://metacrawler.cs.washington.edu:8080/index.html
MetaFind— http://www.metafind.com/
Northern Light Search— http://www.nlsearch.com/
ProFusion— http://www.designlab.ukans.edu/profusion/

 

E-Mail Lists

DejaNews— http://www.dejanews.com

And

Liszt: Searchable Directory of e-Mail Discussion Groups—

http:// www.1iszt.com/

Newsgroups

Publicly Accessible Mailing Lists—

http://www.neosoft.com/internet/paml/

Reference, Inc— http://www.reference.com/

 

Map

MapQuest !— http://www.mapquest.com

Searches

Vicinity Corporation's MapBlast— http://www.mapblast.com/

 

People

GTE SuperPages (yellow pages) http://superpages.gte.net
BigBook Directory Search (yellow pages) http://www.bigbook.com/
Fourl 1 Directory Services (white pages) http://www.four11.com
WhoWhere (white pages) http://www.whowhere.com

 

SURFING THE NET WITHOUT GOING UNDER SPTA WIT Presentation

If you are looking for

Use

Example

A specific site you think will be easy to find Single search engine US Robotics
A specific site you think will be hard to find Meta-search NCES
Several kinds of sites on one topic Meta-search Project management
A very broad topic Directory Recipes
Generic information Directory Health issues
A specific company Company name as URL Panasonic
An organization Organization name as URL STC

 

Browser Tips

 

Useful web sites

Internet tutorials— http://www.inetport.com/inetpstuff/begp.htm

http://www.learnthenet.com/

Roadmap (6-week course) http://ualvm.ua.edu/~crispen/roadmap.html

Scout Report— http://scout.cs.wisc.edu/scout/report/

SPTA— http://www.silicon-prairie.org/

Tourbus (must-have!) - http://www.tourbus.com/

Unofficial Netscape FAQ— http://www.sousystems.com/faq/

Women in Information Technology— http://lucien.berkeley.edu/women_in_it.html

Women in Technology International— http://www.witi.com/

Women's Wire (fun stuff) http://www.women.com/

FAQ Finder— http://ps.superb.net/FAQ/

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Mary Howe January 7, 1998 Handout

Thunder Works, Inc.

Thunder@idir.net