An INTERNET Resource Guide for Competitive Forensics
The following resources were compiled mainly by the Arnie Madsen, with the assistance of books and on-line guides to the INTERNET. In addition, Seth Northrop and Matt Roskoski both contributed listings to this guide, and deserve acknowledgement here.
Note that this guide is more heavily weighted to debate than to individual events. A few gopher and other sites are indicated for retrieval of literary material, however, the breadth of topics covered in the public address events makes a resource guide for those events problematic.
The author has used many, though not all, of the resources listed on the following pages. All of the addresses and gopher menus in this guide were accurate within the last year (1993/1994). However, addresses, menus, and access privileges are constantly changing. If a reader notices that an address or command is no longer correct, the author would appreciate hearing about it. Readers that know of additional sources not in this resource guide are similarly asked to forward those ideas to the author for inclusion in future listings: email@example.com
Some Anonymous FTP Sites Relevant to Competitive Forensics
Unless otherwise noted, all of the sites listed below are for anonymous ftp. Thus, when prompted to login in you should enter anonymous, and then use your complete email address as a password.
Online directory of several hundred library catalogs and databases: access via anonymous FTP. Select ariel.unm.edu in the library directory. ASCII text version is filename internet.library. You can also send an email message to firstname.lastname@example.org. The body of the message should say get library package
Accessing On-Line Bibliography Databases: ftp ftp.unt.edu, directory is library.
Billy Barron's Library List - how to access hundreds of online bibliographic databases and libraries around the world: ftp ftp.utdallas.edu, path is /pub/staff/billy/libguide/*
E-Zine List - a list of electronic magazines available on the Internet: ftp netcom.com, path is /pub/johnl/zines/e-zine-list
ecixfiles - Energy and Climate Information Exchange File Distribution Service: ftp igc.org, directory ftp.
Electronic Books: ftp nic.funet.fi, path is /pub/doc/literary/etext/*
Explanation of FTP formats, conversion, etc: ftp ftp.cso.uiuc.edu, in the directory doc/pcnet, filename is compression.
GAP Reports: ftp.cu.nih.gov, path is /gao-reports.
History Database: ftp byrd.mu.wnvet.edu, path is /pub/history
Internet Resource Guide, divided into seven categories, including Library Catalogs, Archives, etc: ftp nnsc.nsf.net, directory is resource-guide. The README file in that directory explains how to get and use the guide. A different location with many guides to the Internet is ftp hydra.uwo.ca, directory is libsoft; or ftp ftp.pitt.edu, path is Info/general, get NorthWestNet InternetResourseGuide.ps (note, this last one is a PostScript vrsion).
Legal List - law-related Internet resources: ftp ftp.midnight.com, path is /pub/LegalList/legallist.txt; or ftp sura.net, path is public/nic/network.law.info
Library Resources on the Internet: Strategies for Selection and Use, by Laine Farley: ftp dra.ucop.edu, path is pub/Internet, get libcat-guide.
Medical Resources - list of Internet resources: ftp ftp.sura.net, path is /pub/nic/medical.resources
NAVNEWS - Navy News Service documents are available: ftp nctamslant.navy.mil Office of Management and Budget - the Natl Science Foundation includes a selective directory of OMB reports: ftp nis.nsf.net
Online Book Initiative - lots of on-line and full-text books: ftp world.std.com, path is /obi
Poetry Assortments - lots of poetry, arranged by author, useful for oral interp: ocf.berkeley.edu, path is /pub/Library/Poetry
Project Gutenberg - they are attempting to put an extensive collection of books full-text on line: ftp mrcnext.cso.uiuc.edu, path is /pub/etext
Public Domain Software Archive: wuarchive.wustl.edu
St. George's Internet Accessible Library Catalogs and Databases list - probably the most complete and up-to-date listing on the Internet: ftp ftp.pitt.edu, path is Info/library, get Internet.library. This is also available in numerous other locations.
Supreme Court Rulings: ftp.cwru.edu, directory hermes.
A list of INTERNET lists is available on the USENET news groups news .groups and news .newusers .questions .
ARMS-L - policy issues on peace, war, national security, weapons, etc. To subscribe, send email to LISTSERV@BUACCA.BU.EDU or LISTSERV@BUACCA [BITNET] with the one line message SUB ARMS-L firstname lastname. Contributions sent to ARMS-L@BUACCA.BU.EDU or ARMS-L@BUACCA [BITNET]. Note: subscription is limited, requests will be sent to list owner for approval.
BIOSPH-L - anything related to the biosphere, pollution, climate, etc. To subscribe, send email to LISTSERV%UBVMS.BITNET@VM1.NODAK.EDU or LISTSERV@UBVM [BITNET] with the one line message SUBSCRIBE BIOSPH-L firstname lastname.
BosNet - Daily digest of news and discussions about Bosnia and Herzegovia, including news from the international press. To subscribe, or for more information, email to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org (both of these are email addresses for individuals, simply send either of them a message asking to be added to the group).
CC's List and Yanoff's Net Services List - two lists of gopher, ftp, telnet, eta sites on the Internet. To receive these lists, simply send an email message to email@example.com. Don't put anything in the subject line, and don't put anything in the text part of the message - simply fill in the address and send it off. The lists will be automatically sent to your computer.
CEDA-L - Cross Examination Debate Association. To subscribe, send email to LISTSERV@CORNELL.EDU with the one line message SUBSCRIBE CEDA-L firstname lastname. Contributions to the list should be sent to CEDA-L@CORNELL.EDU.
China News Digest - News digest service about China and Chinese: to subscribe, send email to LISTSERV@ASUACAD.BITNET or LISTSERV@ASUACAD [BITNET] with the one line message SUBSCRIBE CHINA-NN; or send email to LISTSERV@KENTVM.BITNET or LISTSERV@KENTVM [BITNET] with the one line message SUBSCRIBE CHINA-ND.
CJUST-L - Criminal Justice Discussion List. To subscribe, send email to LISTSERV@CUNYVM.CUNY.EDU or LISTSERV@UWAVM [BITNET] with the one line message SUBSCRIBE CJUST-L firstname lastname.
DATANET - on social sciences in Israel, emphasis on empirical research. To subscribe, send email to LISTSERV@TAUNIVM.TAU.AC.IL or LISTSERV@TAUNIVM [BITNET] with the one line message SUBSCRIBE DATANET firstname lastname.
DISARM-D - On disarmament, military and political technology, peace activism, etc. To subscribe, send email to LISTSERV@UACSC2.ALBANY.EDU or LISTSERV@ALBNYVM1 [BITNET] with the one line message SUBSCRIBE DISARM-D firstname lastname.
DISARM-L - on disarmament, a monthly digest of materials that are mostly from DISARM-D. To subscribe, send email to LISTSERV@UACSC2.ALBANY.EDU or LISTSERV@ALBNYVM1 [BITNET] with the one line message SUBSCRIBE DISARM-L firstname lastname.
Electronic journals: to get a listing about existing electronic journals, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the commands GET EJOURNL1 DIRECTRY and GET EJOURNL2 DIRECTRY - the two"get"commands should be on different lines in the message body.
FORENS-L - forensic aspects of anthropology, biology, chemistry, pathology, expert witnessing and presentation of evidence in court, etc (Hey, this paper is about forensics, isn't it?). To subscribe, send email to FORENS-REQUEST@ACC.FAU.EDU or FORENS REQUEST@FAUVAX [BITNET] with the one line message SUBSCRIBE FORENS-L firstname lastname.
GOVDOC-L - all about government documents. To subscribe, send email to LISTSERV@PSUVM.PSU.EDU or LISTSERV@PSUVM [BITNET] with the one line message SUBSCRIBE GOVDOC-L firstname lastname.
Government Documents via Email: send email to email@example.com, with the body of the message send help
ISLAM-L - forum for discussion, debate, and exchange of information on Islam and its history. To subscribe, send email to LISTSERV@ULKYVM.LOUISVILLE.EDU or LISTSERV@ULKYVM [BITNET] with the one line message SUB ISLAM-L firstname lastname.
MEDNEWS - Health Info-Com Network Newsletter, containing material from FDA News, AIDS News, and information from major health organizations. To subscribe, send email to LISTSERV@ASUVM.INRE.ASU.EDU or LISTSERV@ASUACAD [BITNET] with the one line message SUBSCRIBE MEDNEWS firstname lastname.
NATODATA - distribution of public data from NATOt including press releases, communiques, NATO Review Articles, NATO factsheets, etc. To subscribe, send email to LISTSERV@BLEKUL11.BITNET or LISTSERV@BLEKUL11 [BITNET] with the one line message SUBSCRIBE NATODATA firstname lastname; or send email to LISTSERV@CCL.KULEUVEN.AC.BE with one line message SUBSCRIBE NATODATA firstname lastname.
NAVNEWS - Navy News Service, official news and information about fleet operations and exercises, personnel policies, budget actions, and documents. To subscribe, send email to NAVNEWS@NCTAMSLANT.NAVY.MIL. Documents are also available via the same address.
NDT-L - National Debate Tournament. To subscribe, send email to LISTSERV@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU or LISTSERV@UGA [BITNET] with the one line message SUBSCRIBE NDT-L firstname lastname. Contributions to the list should be sent to NDT-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU
News Mail Servers - allows you to post to USENET news via email if you don't have direct posting ability. Send to news-group firstname.lastname@example.org, or email@example.com, where news-group-name or news.group.name is the name of the USENET news group you wish to post to.
PAKISTAN - the Pakistan News Service. To subscribe, send email to LISTSERV@PSUVM.PSU.EDU or LISTSERV@PSUVM [BITNET] with the one line message SUBSCRIBE PAKISTAN firstname lastname; or send email to LISTSERV@ASUVM.INRE.ASU.EDU or LISTSERV@ASUACAD [BITNET] with the one line message SUBSCRIBE PAKISTAN firstname lastname.
POFP-J - Public Opinion and Foreign Policy Journal. To subscribe, send email to LISTSERV@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU or LISTSERV@UGA [BITNET] with the one line message SUBSCRIBE POFP J firstname lastname.
POLITICS - for serious discussion of political issues. To subscribe, send email to LISTSERV@UCF1VM.CC.UCF.EDU or LISTSERV@UCF1VM [BITNET] with the one line message SUBSCRIBE POLITICS firstname lastname.
Radio Havana Cuba Newscast - a selection of the top stories in the Radio Havana Cuba newscast, mainly from Cuba, Latin In America, the Caribbean, and Africa. For more information, or to subscribe, send email to SUPPORT@IGC.APC.ORG
Russia - Information on Russia and her neighbors. To subscribe, send email to LISTSERV@INDYCMS.IUPUI.EDU or LISTSERV@INDYCMS [BITNET] with the one line message SUB RUSSIA firstname lastname.
UN - Discussion of the UN. To subscribe, send email to LISTSERV@INDYCMS [BITNET] or LISTSERV@INDYCMS.IUPUI.EDU with the one line message SUB UN firstname lastname.
White House email Addresses - firstname.lastname@example.org. seen Gore's listed two ways - the most common is email@example.com, the other is vice firstname.lastname@example.org
Public gopher client. If you don't have a gopher on your campus, telnet to one of these: consultant.micro.umn.edu, use gopher as the login name
gopher.uiuc.edu, use gopher as the login name
ux1.cso.uiuc.edu, use gopher as the login name
panda.uiowa.edu, login as panda
gopher.msu.edu, use gopher as the login name
gopher.uwp.edu, use gopher as the login name
wsuaix.csc.wsu.edu, login as wsuinfo
telnet.wiscinfo.wisc.edu, login as wiscinfo
infopath.ucsd.edu, login as infopath
gopher.virginia.edu, login as gwis
nocol.jvnc.net, login as nicol
infoslug.ucsc.edu, use gopher as the login name
Agricultural Extension Service - USDA info and a lot of other government info: gopher esusda.gov, or gopher zeus.esusda.gov
Agriculture, Dept of - Info from the Extension Service, National Agriculture Library, etc: gopher ace.esusda.gov
Agricultral Economics and Statistics - gopher usda.mannlib.cornell.edu
AIDS Information - AIDS statistics, including daily summaries from newspaper articles, full text of AIDS Treatment News: gopher selway.umt.edu 700, select Sexuality, select Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS); or gopher odie.niaid.nih.gov, select AIDS Related Information.
AP/Reuters/UPI Wire Services: gopher gopher.virginia.edu, select library services, select reference sources; or try gopher cns.cscns.com
Billy Barron's Library List - how to access hundreds of online bibliographic databases and libraries around the world: gopher yaleinfo.yale.edu 7000, select Libraries.
Bureau of Justice Statistics Documents - stats on lots of justice topics: gopher albany.edu, select United Nations Justice Network, then select Bureau of Justice Statistics Documents.
Canada Information: gopher debra.dgbt.doc.ca
Canadian National Library: gopher gopher.nlc-bnc.ca
CIA World Factbook - this is actually available in a lot of places. Try these two gopher servers first: gopher wiretap.spies.com, select Electronic Books at the Wiretap, then select CIA World Factbook; or, try gopher gopher.micro.umn.edu, select Libraries, then select Reference Works, then select CIA World Factbook.
CNN Headline News: gopher ilstu.edu; or gopher info.umd.edu 925
Congressional Committee Assignments/Other Congressional Information - can browse or search by key words: gopher gopher.lib.umich.edu, select social sciences resources, select government and politics, select u.s. government resources: legislative branch; or try gopher info.umd.edu, select educational resources, select united states, select government, select congress
Congressional Directories - searchable database on all members of Congress: gopher marvel.loc.gov, select U.S. Congress, select Congressional Directories.
Databases via Telnet - access to major commercial and free databases around the world, including Penpages, Dow Jones, eta: gopher gopher.sunet.se, select Library Services, select Databases via Telnet; or gopher pinus.slu.se, select Databases via telnet.
Economic Bulletin Board from Dept of Commerce: gopher gopher.ucsc.edu; or gopher info.umd.edu; or gopher una.hh.lib.umich.edu, select social sciences research, select economics.
Economics Gopher: gopher niord.shsu.edu, select Economics
Economic Journals: gopher gopher.gsfc.nasa.gov
Electronic books - Full-length electronic books: gopher wiretap.spies.com, select Electronic Books at Wiretap, or select various ETEXT Resources on the Internet; or gopher gopher.micro.umn.edu, select Libraries, select Electronic Books.
Electronic Journals - several are available at various locations: gopher gopher.lib.umich.edu; gopher ftp.cic.net, select Electronic Serials; gopher gopher.berkeley.edu, select Library; gopher gopher.eff.org, select Instant Karma Zine Stand; gopher gopher.carleton.edu; or a whole bunch of other places.
Electronic Newstand - sample articles and subscription information for over 90 business, political and news magazines: gopher gopher.internet.com 2100; or gopher gopher.gsfc.nasa.gov; or gopher enews.com, login as enews
EnviroGopher - lots of environmental information: gopher envirolink.hss.cmu.edu, or gopher envirolink.org
Environmental Factsheets - like the name suggests: gopher gopher.virginia.edu, select organizations and publications, select office of recycling and environmental information.
Environmental Issues - essays and book reviews covering environmental issues: gopher gopher.well.sf.ca.us, choose Environmental Issues and Ideas.
Environmental Protection Agency: gopher futures.wic.epa.gov
ERIC Resources: gopher litserver.literacy.upenn.edu; or gopher ericir.syr.edu; or gopher cwis.syr.edu, select library, suinfo and data archives, select eric
Etext Pointers - pointers on where to obtain electronic text on the Internet and elsewhere. This is from the USENET alt.etext archive and is updated daily: gopher wiretap.spies.com, select Usenet alt.etext Archives
Evanston, IL - If you're going to a tournament at Northwestern, try using the Northwestern Gopher to look at the menus of several Evanston restaurants: gopher nuinfo.nwu.edu (Note that many other University gophers provide similar materials).
Executive Branch Resources - names and addresses for the Cabinet, budget info, Federal Register, other Executive Branch information: gopher gopher.lib.umich.edu, select Social Sciences Resources, select Government and Politics, select U.S. Government Resources: Executive Branch; or try gopher ietf.cnri.reston.va.us
Federal Register - full text and on-line in a lot of places: gopher wiretap.spies.com, select Government Docs; or gopher gopher.netsys.com, select Counterpoint Publishing, select Federal Register; or gopher gopher.tamu.edu, select Hot Topics: What's New in Gopher, select Federal Register.
GAO Reports - a lot of them, especially from the Clinton transition period: gopher wiretap.spies.com, select government documents, select GAO Transition Reports.
Government and Civics Archives - lots of laws, treaties, historical and legal documents: gopher wiretap.spies.com, select Government Docs (US & World).
Government Documents - several are available at these sites: gopher gopher.gsfc.nasa.gov; or try gopher fatty.law.cornell.edu
Government Information - Compiled sources of Govt info: gopher nysernet.org, select Special Collections: New York State and Federal Info; or gopher gopher.oar.net, select beginning unix and the internet.
InfoSlug - an extensive virtual library, including an extensive collection of electronic journals, newspapers, and reference books, including lots of specialized indexes (AIDS and high energy physics, for example): gopher gopher.ucsc.edu
Internet Guides: gopher una.hh.lib.umich.edu, select inetdirs
Israel Information: gopher israel-info.gov.il
Israeli News - articles on Israel, including conference news and newspaper reports: gopher israel.nysernet.org 71, select Israel Projects, select Israel Info
Law Resources - large list of Internet resources on the law, including mailing lists, law library catalogs, FTP sites and USENET newsgroups: gopher nysernet.org, select Reference Desk, select 300 - Social Science, select 340 - Law, select Law resources on the Internet.
Law Server - Library resources, government agencies, periodicals and lists of other legal resources on the Internet: gopher gopher.law.csuohio.edu; or gopher fatty.law.cornell.edu.
Library of Congress - gopher marvel.loc.gov.
Library Resources - access to many library resources, including lists, articles, newsletter, electronic journals, and library catalogs: gopher nysernet.org, select Special Collections: Libraries.
Merit Network Information Center - Information on the Internet, GAO and OMB reports, Budget reports, lots more: gopher nic.merit.edu
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - lots of health statistics, including stats on AIDS: gopher odie.niaid.nih.gov
Mother Jones - full text, online, and free: gopher mojones.com.
National Library of Medicine Locator - searches book holdings database, audiovisual holdings database, and journal holdings database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine: gopher el gopher.med.utah.edu, select health sciences resources on the internet
National Science Foundation - press releases, full text of select NSF publications, etc: gopher stis.nsf.gov
NATO - Communiques, fact sheets, other papers from NATO: gopher sunsite.unc.edu, select Sunsite Archives, select US and World Politics, select Sunsite Political Science Archives, select nato; or gopher wiretap.spies.com, select Government Docs (US & World), select NATO Press Releases.
NavNews - full text of the Navy News Service: gopher marvel.loc.gov, select federal government information, select federal information resources, select information by agency, select military agencies.
New Republic - current issue and back issues are online: gopher gopher.internet.com
Newsletters and Journals Available Through Gopher - selection of online newsletters and journals covering education, humanities, law, medicine, politics, and more: gopher gopher.unt.edu, select Remote Information..., select Electronic Documents; or gopher sunic.sunet.se, select Library Services, select Newsletters & Journals.
Online Book Initiative - books, journals, catalogs, magazines: gopher world.std.com, select OBI The Online Book Initiative.
Online Publications - lots of online electronic magazines, essays, and articles, including articles from Whole Earth Review and other unique sources: gopher gopher.well.sf.ca.us, select Publications
Play Scripts - a good source for oral interp, numerous play scripts and other drama-related materials: gopher english server.hss.cmu.edu, select Drama.
Poetry Assortments - useful for oral interp, a large collection of poetry arranged by author: gopher chiphead.cc.ndsu.nodak.edu, select Other Stuff, select Fun Stuff, select Poems
Public Access Catalogs - Listing of online Internet public access library catalogs and databases: gopher world.std.com, select OBI The Online Book Initiative, select The Online Books, select Access.
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Research Institute Daily Report - Full text of a daily digest of the latest developments in Russia, Central Asia, Central and Eastern Europe: gopher gopher.lib.umich.edu, select news services
Science Articles - online science articles and book reviews: gopher gopher.well.sf.ca.us, select Science
Searching for Software - search and retrieve software from all over the world: gopher merlot.welch.jhu.edu, select Search and Retrieve Software.
Senate Hearings Bibliography - updated monthly: gopher dewey.lib.ncsu.edu, select NCSU s Library without Walls, select Study Carrels, select Government and Law, select Bibliography of Senate Hearings.
Short Stories - possibly useful for oral interp: gopher gopher.well.sf.ca.us, select Publications
Supreme Court Rulings - available"within minutes"of their release: gopher info.umd.edu, select Educational Resources, select United States, select Supreme Court.
The Scientist - current issues of the online version of this biweekly newspaper: gopher hobbes.jax.org, select The Scientist - Newsletter; or gopher gaia.sci-ed.fit.edu, select Subject Area Resources, select Educational TV, select The Scientist Newsletter.
Theater, Plays, and Musicals - A likely source for oral interp materials: gopher quartz.rutgers.edu, select Theatre-Plays and Musicals.
U.S. Federal Government Information - Info is categorized by subject: gopher gopher.micro.umn.edu, select Libraries, select Information from the US Federal Government.
U.S. Government Bulletin Board System List - list of dial-up U.S. Govt bulletin Boards: gopher panix.com, select Society for Electronic Accessw select List of U.S. Gov.
U.S. Government Gopher Servers - more than a dozen govt gopher servers are linked here: gopher stis.nsf.gov, select other u.s. government gopher servers
U.S. Government Today - current info on House and Senate, their phone numbers and fax numbers, the U.S. Budget, etc.: gopher wiretap.spies.com, select Government Docs (US & World), select US Government Today.
United Nations Conference on Environment and Development - documents pertaining to the June 1992 Rio Conference: gopher info.umd.edu, select educational resources, select international, select united nations, select environconf
United Nations Gopher - lots of information on the UN, press releases, etc.: gopher gopher.undp.org.
United Nations Resolutions - UN resolutions on Iraq, other UN covenants and declarations: gopher wiretap.spies.com, select Government Docs, select United Nations Resolutions; or gopher gopher.gsfc.nasa.gov.
UPI News Index: gopher cns.cscns.com, select CNS, select News-UPI News
USA Today - sample articles: gopher gopher.msu.edu, select News & Weather, select Electronic Newspapers, select USA Today
USA Today Update: gopher gopher.gsfc.nasa.gov
Voice of America Newswire: gopher umbc.edu, select internet network services
Washington and Lee University Law Library - legislative bill information, indexes to legal periodicals: gopher liberty.uc.wlu.edu
Washington Post - sample articles: gopher gopher.msu.edu, select News & Weather, select Electronic Newspapers, select Washington Post.
White House Info - press releases, speeches, etc. This is actually available in a lot of places: gopher wiretap.spies.com; or gopher tamuts.tamu.edu; or gopher marvel.loc.gov; or gopher sunsite.unc.edu; or gopher gopher.gsfc.nasa.gov
Women's Book List - a list of books on the role of women in society, including sexism, feminism, etc: gopher english server.hss.cmu.edu, select Bibliographies, select Women's Center Book List
World Health Organization - press releases, etc: gopher gopher.gsfc.nasa.gov; or gopher gopher.who.ch
Business Periodicals Index - available through Abilene Library Consortium: telnet alcon.acu.edu, login as alcpac
CARL System - search for keywords from any of five databases (library catalogs, current articles, information databases, other library systems, library and system news). What is probably most useful is UnCover: telnet pac.carl.org, login as PAC. You can also try the above address but login as Carl, terminal type vt100. Third, try telnet database.carl.org. Or, try telnet carl.lib.asu.edu, login as Carl, terminal type vt100; or telnet victor.umd.edu, at the first prompt enter pact, and then hit the enter/return key twice.
CIS Info: telnet ukanaix.cc.ukans.edu, login as ex-ussr
Cleveland Freenet. This includes complete text of recent (about the last 3-4 years) Supreme Court decisions, an on-line copy of USA Today, access to the Cleveland library, and other things. Use the telnet command: telnet freenet-in-a.cwru.edu, or telnet freenet-in-b.cwru.edu, or telnet freenet-in-c.cwru.edu, or telnet hela.ins.cwru.edu, username of visitor. There are a lot of other freenets as well - see the listing below.
Commerce Dept Economic Bulletin Board: telnet ebb.stat-usa.gov, login as trial. Note: this may no longer be a free service, but see gopher listings for other locations.
Congressional Legislation - files tracking and describing legislation for all Congressional sessions since 1973: telnet locis.loc.gov, password Federal Legislation.
Dartmouth College Library Online System - search and browse, information about titles, authors and publications. Can search books and periodicals for keywords and view the text: telnet library.dartmouth.edu
DWIL - available through the Notre Dame Library. This includes the Reader's Guide, General Sciences, and Applied Science and Tech indexes: telnet irishmvs.cc.nd.edu, at the"enter command"prompt type Library
EnviroNet - menu-driven, environmental data in lots of forms: telnet envnet.gsfc.nasa.gov, login as envnet, password henniker
Environmental Protection Agency Online Library System - access to the online catalogs of EPS libraries, citations for sources on various environmental hazards and issues, directory of govt info on environment: telnet epaibm.rtpnc.epa.gov, login as public, select ols
ERIC: telnet nervm.nerdc.ufl.edu, type dial vtam and enter, type nerluis felskya and enter. To exit, % off or undial.
Eureka - online resources of the Research Libraries Group, including the RLIN bibliographic files and the CitaDel article citation and document-delivery service: telnet eureka info.stanford.edu.
FedWorld. A bulletin board system designed to help distribute scientific and technical information contained in thousands of files: telnet fedworld.gov
Food and Drug Administration - FDA Bulletin Board, news releases, AIDS information, etc: telnet fdabbs.fda.gov, login as bbs -
Freenets - most of these are similar to the Cleveland Freenet described earlier. Check them out:
Youngstown Freenet: telnet yfn.ysu.edu, or telnet yfn2.ysu.edu, login as visitor National Capital Freenet: telnet freenet.carleton.ca, login as visitor
Victoria Freenet: telnet freenet.victoria.bc.ca, login as guest
Tallahassee Freenet: telnet freenet.scri.fsu.edu, login as visitor
Denver Free-Net: telnet freenet.hsc.colorado.edu, login as visitor
CapAccess: telnet cap.gwu.edu, login as guest or visitor
M-Net: telnet hermes.merit.edu, or telnet m-net.ann arbor.mi.us, login as um-m- net
NYX: telnet nyx.cs.du.edu, login as nyx
Government Documents - Cal Berkeley has fully catalogued all of their government dons, however, not all are listed by Supt of Docs call number: telnet gopac.berkeley.edu
History Databases: telnet ukanaix.cc.ukans.edu, login as history; or telnet clus1.ulcc.ac.uk, login and password are ihr-uk
InfoTrac - available through Univ Wisconsin Stout: telnet lib.uwstout.edu
Launchpad - provides access to many library systems around the country. Can perform searches, download files, etc: telnet launchpad.unc.edu, login as launch.
Library of Congress: telnet locis.loc.gov
PenPages - info server on various agricultural topics: telnet psupen.psu.edu, use your two-letter state abbreviation as the login name.
Public Opinion Polls - several, including USA Today, Louis Harris, etc.: telnet uncvm1.oit.unc.edu, login as irss1 or irss2 at the USERID prompt, password is IRSS
Reader's Guide, the on-line version: telnet lib.uwstout.edu
Science and Technology Information System: telnet stis.nsf.gov, login as public
Washington & Lee University Law Library - search for keywords, read case law, search for books, articles and other publications: telnet liberty.uc.wlu.edu, login as lawlib.
The Well - a for-pay Bulletin Board System, cost of around $20/month. However, you might be able to get access to things here that you can't locate for free: telnet well.sf.ca.us
The World - another for-pay Bulletin Board System. This one has Clarinet/UPI and Reuters news. Cost is $5 per month and $2 per hour, or $20 for 20 hours: telnet world.std.com
Note that a complete list of USENET groups is posted monthly to the news groups news.announce.newusers and news.qroups.
Usenet News via Gopher - If you want to read Usenet news, but don't have the correct connections, you can do it via Gopher: gopher gopher.msu.edu, select News & Weather, select USENET News; or gopher gopher.bham.ac.uk, select Usenet News Reader. alt.politics - there are lots of alt.politics. newsgroups that may be of interest to you. Some of them include the following:
alt.politics.clinton (about Bill Clinton)
alt politics.democrats (about the Democrats)
alt politics.ec (European Community)
alt.politics.economics (about economics)
alt.politics.org.un (Politics at the UN)
alt.politics.usa.republicans (about the Republicans)
clari.news - These are the newsgroups from Clarinet, which includes UPI wire feeds. To have access to these newsgroups, your local system must subscribe to the Clarinet groups. Some of the ones relevant to forensics include the following: clari.news.economy (general economic news)
clari.news.europe (Europe news)
clari.news.gov.international (International government)
clari.news.gov.usa (US government)
clari.news.hot.east europe (Eastern Europe)
clari.news.ussr (former Soviet Union)
clari.news.law (law related issues)
clari.news.law.supreme (Supreme Court rulings)
clari.news.military (military issues)
courts.usa.federal.supreme - the Supreme Court.
Braun, Eric. The Internet Directory. New York: Fawcett Columbine, 1994.
Gibbs, Mark, and Richard Smith. Navigating the Internet. Carmel: SAMS, 1993.
Hahn, Harley, and Rick Stout. The Internet Yellow Pages. Berkeley: Osborne, 1994. Hardie, Edward T.L., and Vivian Neou, eds. Internet: Mailing Lists. Englewood Cliffs: PTR Prentice-Hall, 1993.
Kehoe, Brendan. Zen and the Art of the Internet: A Beginner's Guide. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1993. Note, this is also available on-line in several locations. Krol, Ed. The Whole Internet User's Guide & Catalog. Sebastopol: O'Reilly, 1992. LaQuey, Tracy, with Jeanne C. Ryer. The Internet Companion: A Beginner's Guide to Global Networking. Reading: Addison Wesley, 1993,
Perry, Andrew. New User's Guide to Useful and Unique Resources on the Internet. Syracuse: NYSERNET.