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Directories and Indexes
directory: A book containing one or more alphabetical lists of the inhabitants of any locality, or of classes of them, with their addresses, occupations, etc.
index: An alphabetical list (usually) at the end of a book, of the names, subjects, etc. occurring in it, with indication of the places where they occur... That which serves to direct to a particular fact or conclusion
Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments : Tables are arranged by country, no contact information provided. Frequently updated.
publisher: Central Intelligence Agency
Europages: The European Business Directory : Provides address, telephone, fax and email. Includes links to European yellow pages sites.
Forbes: The International 500 : The 500 largest non-US public companies. Contact information, url, Forbes ranking and financial summaries.
Gale's Literary Index : A master index to 40 of Gales's literary series. Main entries cover the author's name, any pseudonyms or variant names, and titles, with bibliographic citations.
Governments on the WWW : Links to official government institutions represented on the World Wide Web, with details of number of entries (links) ranging from Bhutan (1) to the USA (794).
idealist : Directory of nonprofit and community organizations who "agree not to engage in violent or illegal action, or in any action against others on the basis of age, gender, race, nationality, origin, religion, sexual orientation, or physical or mental ability." Search or browse by name, location or mission.
International Organization/NGO Web Sites : Entries selected from the Yearbook of International Organizations. Access by name, subject area or region; covers Inter-governmental organizations (IGOs), International non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and Multinational enterprises.
Kompass : Search by product, service, company, trade or brand names; provides contact information, executives, financial data, products and services, and subsidiaries.
Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory - Lawyer Locator : Lawyers and law firms in private practice worldwide, corporate legal departments and in-house lawyers in the USA, US Federal government lawyers and US Law School Faculty. Updated monthly.
MagPortal : Classified browsing or keyword searching for full text magazine articles on the web. Results can be ranked by date or relevancy. Updated each business day, the initial results page provides links to the most recent content. A "find similar" articles function adds value.
Media Links Online Media Directory : Directory of newspapers, associations, magazines, radio, syndicates/news services and television providing a description, url, contact and advertising information.
MUSEE - Directory of Museums Worldwide : Directory of museum web sites, with reviews. Includes art, science, history, zoos, archaeology, and aquariums.
National Libraries of the World: an Address List : Mail, telephone, fax, email and web site url's (as applicable) for national libraries. See also their Web Accessible National and Major Libraries page.
Postinfo: Postal Authorities : Links to official postal authority web sites worldwide.
PubList : Directory of print and electronic magazines, journals, newsletters and other periodicals. Based on Ulrich's International Periodicals Directory. Includes title, frequency, ISSN, editor, Copyright Clearance Center registration, subjects, circulation, and Publisher's address, phone, fax, and URL.
studyabroad.com : Directory of institutions and organizations offering programs to foreign students. Search by country, academic year or semester, or within experiental, secondary school or language categories.
Telephone Directories on the Web : Phone books, white pages, yellow pages, business directories, email addresses and fax listings from over 170 countries.
Trade Show Central : Directory of tradeshows, expos, conferences and seminars; search events by name, industry or venue.
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