Volume 8, Number 6 June 2000
Come out, come out, wherever you are: directories on the Web
by Irene E. McDermott
Presents a guide to directories for locating people on the Web.
Describes seven free telephone and address directories, such as
InfoUSA. Mentions four directories and engines that search for
e-mail addresses exclusively, like MESA:Your MetaEmailSearchAgent.
Discloses three sites to help discover family roots, such as
Internet FamilyFinder. Recommends two sites for free access to
public records: Pacific Information Resources, Inc. and BRB
Publications, Inc. Says there are sites for tracking down who is
responsible for Web pages. Warns that database producers can have a
wide array of pricing for access to their information. Mentions
KnowX, IRB Online, USSEARCH.com, The American Information Network
Inc., and CDB Infotek.
Includes three screen displays and one sidebar.
Internet & Personal Computing Abstracts
© 2000 Information Today, Inc.