Updated August 2008
How To Search the Web: Choose Simple instructions or Complex (Search Engine Watch). Info and pointers on using popular search engines.
OTHER COMMONLY USED TOOLS
State College On-Line Research Databases - Mi Casa es Su Casa.
Univ. @ Buffalo Libraries On-Line Resources - A great place to start searching for information sources.
Library of Congress - Online Resources from United States' Biggest Library.
World Cat - Search Thousands of Library Catalogs Similtaniously (free from most campus based computers)
Info Trac - Retrieve Full Text Journal Articles (Buffalo State Faculty and Students Only)
NEXIS-LEXIS - Commercial Search News Database Engine (free from most campus based computers). Retrieve Full Text Newspaper and Magazine Articles (limited to mainstream press). Buffalo State Proxy Connection.
FOIA Information - How to File an FOIA Request (from GWU), (from First Amendment Ctr).
How to Cite the Web - Explains how to cite various on-line info sources ranging from e-mail and newsgroups to web pages and ftp sites.
Find a Job! - Employment Search Tools From BSC.
WNY Area Jobs- Job Search Tools Courtesy of Erie Community College. Also see eWork below!
Public Interest Jobs - Be part of the solution while earning a living.
Job Search Engines - Look for Jobs Using this Launch Pad
Internet Domain Ownership Search - Find the names and addresses behind the urls.
Western New York Regional Information Network
Subscribe to Magazines Online - Subscription Links. Information is Power.
Many Databases For Researching Corporations and Politicians Are @ Multinational Corp Watch on Picks Page
Databases, Research Links, Jobs, Writing/Style Guides, Law, Ethics.
800 & 888 Toll Free Phone Listings - Call the bastards up on their dime!
Zip Codes - Look Up Zip Codes and "plus 4" codes.
CIA World Factbook - Biased but useful information.
Follow the Money - Database of US Federal Election Contributions. Much free info. More for $2500. Yow.
Armed Conflict Report - Database of all Wars in the World Today (ploughshares).
Rumor Control - Index of Urban Folklore and Internet Myths. Check before you Forward. T or F / Snopes or Hoaxbusters
Prelinger Film Archives - Thousands of Downloadable Old Documentaries. Excellent Propaganda Archive.
Prelinger Web Archives - A Timecapsule of the World Wide Web. Snapshots.
Your Right to take Photographs in public places - A pdf format one page outline of your rights.
Freedom of the Press - From the First Amendment Center.
Freedom of Speech - From the First Amendment Center
Academic Freedom - From Illinios State Univ. Ph.D. Candidate John Wilsom
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