Internet Reference Library

Directories

 

Email & Telephone

411.com
http://www.411.com
This website provides "online directory assistance services to consumers." It includes white pages, yellow pages, a reverse phone directory, and tools for finding area codes and ZIP codes. The listing information "comes from publicly available local telephone records for published telephone listings. Non-published or unlisted numbers may appear if the number is still being provided by directory assistance." Includes a form for removing a listing. (LII)

Big Yellow (Yellow Pages)
http://www.bigyellow.com
Sponsored by Verizon," in addition to basic business information, the site contains more than 10 million business profiles; links to business Web sites; restaurant and hotel reservation options; user reviews; coupons; and movie listings and show times. "

BigBook
http://www.bigbook.com
Provides yellow pages and business information and includes maps and driving information.

BigFoot
http://www.bigfoot.com
Includes white pages, yellow pages, reverse look-up, e-mail search, area code, maps, and other directories.

Directories

http://www.att.com/directory/
AT&T's online directory to find phone numbers, addresses, maps and directions for businesses and people in the U.S.

Infospace
http://www.infospace.com
Access to over 112 million U.S. and Canadian listings of people, government offices, and businesses. Search for a listing by name, address, business category, phone number, or address. You can access federal, state, and local people and addresses. (LII)

Switchboard
http://www.switchboard.com/
Claims phone numbers for 93 million people and 11 million businesses. Queries can be made with just a name or searches can be narrowed by state or city. (LII)

Telephone Directories on the Web
http://www.infobel.com/teldir/default.asp
Includes links to online telephone, fax, and business directories from around the world. Includes white pages, yellow pages, and toll free directories.(LII)


Specialized Directories

American Hospital Directory
http://www.ahd.com
"Provides on-line data for over 6,000 hospitals." Free information includes hospital name, address, phone number, and may also have number of beds, type of ownership, Medicare provider identification number, accreditation, medical school affiliation, a list of services provided, utilization statistics, and a link to the hospital's Web page. Searchable by hospital name, city, state, zip code, area code, or combination of these. Additional information is available with paid subscription. (LII)

American School Directory
http://www.asd.com

Directory of Open Access Journals
http://www.doaj.org/
"This service covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals." Includes listings for journals from a variety of subject areas and countries. Searchable, and browsable by subject or journal title. From Lund University Libraries, Sweden.

EuroPages (European business directory)

http://www.europages.com
This Web site lists some 500,000 businesses in Europe, searchable by company name, product, and service. There are company catalogs, European and other yellow pages, European Union (EU) business news and trends, trade fairs, and more. Available in German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, and Dutch. Users may find it easiest to find features by using the site map. (LII)

FirstGov (directory of U.S. Government web sites)
http://www.firstgov.gov
Have a question about federal programs, benefits, or services but don't know which U.S. government agency to contact? This site groups those most frequently asked questions by topic, links to the FAQ pages of specific government agencies, and provides the FirstGov search engine. Portal site of award-winning FirstGov. (LII)

Idealist (Non profit and community organizations)
http://www.idealist.org
A searchable directory of nearly 50,000 nonprofit organizations in over 160 countries. Individuals can find jobs, volunteer opportunities, internships, programs, campaigns, and events. Nonprofit and community-based organizations can find consultants, freelancers, and other resources. Available in English, Spanish, and French. From the nonprofit organization Action Without Borders, whose mission is "to find practical solutions to social and environmental problems, in a spirit of generosity and mutual respect."

Lawoffice.com
http://lawyers.findlaw.com/

Martindale-Hubbell (Directory of Lawyers)
http://www.martindale.com