I have previously mentioned some of the great resources available at
LibrarySpot, GovSpot and HomeworkSpot. The latest issue of
LibrarySpot introduces PeopleSpot along with a truly excellent
collection of resources. You can find out more information and
subscribe to any of the StartSpot newsletters here (I don't subscribe
to all of them, but I am never disappointed with any Spot newsletter
I have seen):
You can check out PeopleSpot here (HIGHLY recommended):
StaxLinks has links organized in two general categories: Business
Research Sources and Other Stuff. Business Research Sources include:
The Best Sources for Starting Business Research, Industry-Specific
Research Sources, News Publications, White Pages/Yellow Pages,
Reference: Stocks and Public Companies, Web Directories and Search
Engines and Information Databases. I think this one is a keeper.
GuideBeam is not a search engine, but a tool that works in
conjunction with a search engine. It is designed to help you to
formulate your query. Coming up with a precise description of your
information need can sometimes be difficult. GuideBeam attempts to
help you by suggesting phrases based on an initial query description.
HealthSCOUT is Watching the Medical World for News About You!
HealthScout brings you and your family daily, personalized health
news and information from across the Web and print worlds. Lots of
helpful health information and resources to keep you informed about
SurfWax helps you get the best grip on the most relevant search
results on the WWW. SurfWax is the first to make searching a "visual
process," seamlessly integrating meaning-based searches with key
knowledge-finding elements for effective association and recall.
SurfWax was created as a visual tool for composing search criteria
before beginning a search -- giving you the opportunity to "focus"
your search without the often frustrating process of entering a word,
submitting it to a search engine, linking to the many URLs (web
pages) cited, and then repeating the whole process with different
Check out the SurfWax help for some detailed guides to using SurfWax:
Are you tired of being lost on the Web? Well, MapPlanets geographic
search engine and internet community wants to help you find your way!
Claim your own terrain on your planet's surface... Navigate on a
satellite map of planet earth, View and claim 800.000.000 different
locations on our planet and contribute personal content to your
favorite location. Very cool entry webpage too!
Tara Calishain's Research Buzz and LLRX Buzz provide me with cutting
edge resources every week! Here is one more excellent resource...
Court Rules, Forms and Dockets. This site includes links to over 700
sources for state and federal court rules, forms and dockets. You
can browse to find the resource you need, or search by keyword.
Well, I guess that's about enough Interesting Stuff for now... :)