W3 Virtual Library logo

The WWW Virtual Library

General Reference

Directories and Indexes

i.c.y. logo
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.
The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary.
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
The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary.
Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments : Tables are arranged by country, no contact information provided. Frequently updated.
scope: undocumented
publisher: Central Intelligence Agency

Europages: The European Business Directory : Provides address, telephone, fax and email. Includes links to European yellow pages sites.
scope: 500,000 companies; 30 european countries
publisher: EUROPAGES

Forbes: The International 500 : The 500 largest non-US public companies. Contact information, url, Forbes ranking and financial summaries.
scope: 1997 - 2001
publisher: Forbes.com

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.
scope: more than 130,000 authors and 140,000 titles
publisher: The Gale Group

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).
scope: Portal; more than 15,000 entries from more than 220 countries and territories
publisher: Gunnar Anzinger

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.
scope: portal; more than 24,000 organizations in 153 countries
publisher: Action Without Borders, Inc.

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.
scope: Over 40,000 entries
publisher: Union of International Associations

Kompass : Search by product, service, company, trade or brand names; provides contact information, executives, financial data, products and services, and subsidiaries.
scope: 1.6 million companies; international
publisher: Kompass International Neuenschwander SA

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.
scope: 900,000 entries; international
publisher: Reed Elsevier Inc.

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.
scope: English language, international
publisher: Hot Neuron LLC

Media Links Online Media Directory : Directory of newspapers, associations, magazines, radio, syndicates/news services and television providing a description, url, contact and advertising information.
scope: international
publisher: Editor and Publisher

MUSEE - Directory of Museums Worldwide : Directory of museum web sites, with reviews. Includes art, science, history, zoos, archaeology, and aquariums.
scope: portal
publisher: MUSÉE

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.
scope: international
publisher: International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions

Postinfo: Postal Authorities : Links to official postal authority web sites worldwide.
scope: portal
publisher: Postinfo.net

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.
scope: more than 150,000 entries, international
publisher: Bowes & Associates, Inc.

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.
scope: portal; international
publisher: Educational Directories Unlimited, Inc.

Telephone Directories on the Web : Phone books, white pages, yellow pages, business directories, email addresses and fax listings from over 170 countries.
scope: portal; over 400 links
publisher: CallNOW.com, Inc

Trade Show Central : Directory of tradeshows, expos, conferences and seminars; search events by name, industry or venue.
scope: international
publisher: TSCentral

Encyclopaedias | Dictionaries | Biographical Sources | Geographical Sources | Statistics |
Almanacs and Yearbooks | Directories and Indexes

About | Home

Copyright © I.C.Y. Publishing, 2005. Last update 24 May 2005