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Web Directories

Scholar's Guide to the WWW - compiled by Richard Jensen, Professor of History at University of Illinois.

WWW Virtual Library - "the oldest catalogue of the Web,...VL pages are widely recognised as being amongst the highest-quality guides to particular sections of the Web."


Find Directories

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View All to see all of the available directories. The most well-known is the Encyclopedia of Associations, both US and International.

Why use a Directory?

A directory is an alphabetical or classified listing of names, addresses, etc.  A directory is useful:

  • for finding and verifying contact information
  • for finding organizations by type or subject
  • for identifying key officers of an organization

Other Directories

  Selected e-book directories.

Cover Art
Washington Information Directory - CQ Press
ISBN: 1604269979
Provides "contact and descriptive information on more than 10,000 federal government offices, regulatory agencies, congressional committees, judicial offices, public interest groups, nongovernmental organizations, and international organizations" (CQ Press description).

Writer's Directory, 31st ed., 2013
ISBN: 9781558628403
"Features bibliographical, biographical and contact information for living authors worldwide who have at least one English publication. Entries include name, pseudonyms, addresses, citizenship, birth date, specialization, career information and a bibliography" (description from Gale).


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