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Bernice Moore
01-29-2012, 08:24 PM
Super Searchers Go to the Source: The Interviewing and Hands-On Information Strategies of Top Primary Researchers Online, on the Phone, and in Person

ONLINE RESOURCES 16 Million Businesses Phone Book • see infoUSA (http://www.infotoday.com/supersearchers/ssgs.htm#infousa)
1. 555-1212.com • www.555-1212.com (http://www.555-1212.com/)
2. ABI/INFORM (Dialog File 15) • library.dialog.com/bluesheets/html/bl0015.html (http://library.dialog.com/bluesheets/html/bl0015.html)
3. ACM • www.acm.org (http://www.acm.org/)
4. AIIP (Association of Independent Information Professionals) • www.aiip.org (http://www.aiip.org/)
5. AIM (Administrators in Medicine) DocFinder • www.docboard.org (http://www.docboard.org/)
6. ALA (American Library Association) • www.ala.org (http://www.ala.org/)
7. Albert • www.albert-inc.com (http://www.albert-inc.com/)
8. AltaVista • www.altavista.com (http://www.altavista.com/)
9. American Board of Medical Specialties (certified doctors) • www.abms.org (http://www.abms.org/)
10. AnyWho • www.anywho.com (http://www.anywho.com/)
11. Autonomy • www.autonomy.com (http://www.autonomy.com/)
12. AutoTrackXP (DBT) • www.autotrackxp.com (http://www.autotrackxp.com/)
13. Bloomberg • www.bloomberg.com (http://www.bloomberg.com/)
14. bmcnews • www.bmcnews.com (http://www.bmcnews.com/)
15. BRB Publications • www.brbpub.com (http://www.brbpub.com/)
16. Bureau of Labor Statistics (U.S. Department of Labor) • stats.bls.gov/blshome.htm (http://stats.bls.gov/blshome.htm)
17. Burwell World Directory of Information Brokers, The • www.burwellinc.com (http://www.burwellinc.com/)
18. Business and Industry (Dialog File 9) • library.dialog.com/bluesheets/html/bl0009.html (http://library.dialog.com/bluesheets/html/bl0009.html)
19. Buslib-L (Business Librarians mailing list)
To subscribe, email: listserv@listserv.boisestate.edu
In message body type: subscribe buslib-l firstname lastname
20. California Docfinder • www.docboard.org/ca/df/casearch.htm (http://www.docboard.org/ca/df/casearch.htm)
21. California Secretary of State • www.ss.ca.gov (http://www.ss.ca.gov/)
22. Canter and Siegel green card spam
• www.nyupress.nyu.edu/netwars/pages/chapter02/ch02_.html (http://www.nyupress.nyu.edu/netwars/pages/chapter02/ch02_.html)
23. Carroll's Directories • www.carrollpub.com (http://www.carrollpub.com/)
24. CDB Infotek (owned by ChoicePoint) • www.cdb.com (http://www.cdb.com/)
25. CFP (Computers, Freedom, and Privacy) • www.cfp.org (http://www.cfp.org/)
26. Chain Store Guides • www.csgis.com (http://www.csgis.com/)
27. ChoicePoint • www.choicepointinc.com (http://www.choicepointinc.com/)
28. CIX • www.cix.org (http://www.cix.org/) or www.cix.net (http://www.cix.net/)
29. CNET • www.cnet.com (http://www.cnet.com/)
30. Companies House Direct • www.companieshouse.gov.uk (http://www.companieshouse.gov.uk/)
31. CompuServe • www.compuserve.com (http://www.compuserve.com/)
32. Computer Select • www.computer-select.com (http://www.computer-select.com/)
33. Connections (AIIP newsletter)
Contact AIIP Headquarters (email: aiipinfo@aiip.org) to request reprints of articles
34. Copernic • www.copernic.com (http://www.copernic.com/)
35. Darnton, Robert • www.uwm.edu/~gjay/darnton.htm (http://www.uwm.edu/%7Egjay/darnton.htm)
"No Computer Can Hold the Past," The New York Times, June 12, 1999.
36. DBT • www.dbtonline.com (http://www.dbtonline.com/)
DBT AutoTrackXP • see AutoTrackXP (http://www.infotoday.com/supersearchers/ssgs.htm#autotrackXP)
Defaulted docs • see Health Education Assistance Loan Program List of Defaulted Borrowers (http://www.infotoday.com/supersearchers/ssgs.htm#healp)
Deja News • see Google newsgroups (http://www.infotoday.com/supersearchers/ssgs.htm#googlenews)
37. Demon Internet • www.demon.net (http://www.demon.net/)
38. DialIndex (Dialog File 411) • library.dialog.com/bluesheets/html/bl0411.html (http://library.dialog.com/bluesheets/html/bl0411.html)
39. Dialog • www.dialog.com (http://www.dialog.com/)
40. Dogpile • www.dogpile.com (http://www.dogpile.com/)
41. Dow Jones Interactive • djinteractive.com (http://djinteractive.com/)
42. Dun and Bradstreet (D&B) • www.dnb.com (http://www.dnb.com/)
43. Duns Business Locator • ceased
44. ECMSA (European Chemical Marketing and Strategy Association; formerly ECMRA)
• www.ecmra.com (http://www.ecmra.com/)
45. Economist Intelligence Unit • www.eiu.com (http://www.eiu.com/)
46. Edgar • edgar.sec.gov (http://edgar.sec.gov/)
47. Encyclopedia of Associations (Dialog File 114) • www.gale.com (http://www.gale.com/) or
library.dialog.com/bluesheets/html/bl0114.html (http://library.dialog.com/bluesheets/html/bl0114.html)
48. EPA • www.epa.gov (http://www.epa.gov/)
49. Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) • www.fitnyc.suny.edu (http://www.fitnyc.suny.edu/)
50. FDA (Food and Drug Administration) • www.fda.gov (http://www.fda.gov/)
51. Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) • www.ftc.gov/os/statutes/fcrajump.htm (http://www.ftc.gov/os/statutes/fcrajump.htm)
52. Federal Information Center • www.web-pub.com/library/brochure/fedinfo.html (http://www.web-pub.com/library/brochure/fedinfo.html)
53. FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) • www.usdoj.gov/04foia/index.html (http://www.usdoj.gov/04foia/index.html)
54. Free Pint Bar • www.freepint.co.uk/bar/ (http://www.freepint.co.uk/bar/)
55. Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media (Dialog File 469) • www.gale.com (http://www.gale.com/) or
library.dialog.com/bluesheets/html/bl0469.html (http://library.dialog.com/bluesheets/html/bl0469.html)
56. Global Business Network • www.gbn.org (http://www.gbn.org/)
57. Gnutella • www.gnutella.wego.com (http://www.gnutella.wego.com/)
58. Google • www.google.com (http://www.google.com/)
59. Google newsgroups (was Deja News) • www.groups.google.com (http://www.groups.google.com/)
60. Guidestar • www.guidestar.org (http://www.guidestar.org/)
61. Headquarters USA • www.omnigraphics.com (http://www.omnigraphics.com/)
62. Health Care Advisory Board • www.advisory.com (http://www.advisory.com/)
63. Health Education Assistance Loan Program
List of Defaulted Borrowers ("Defaulted docs") • www.defaulteddocs.dhhs.gov (http://www.defaulteddocs.dhhs.gov/)
64. Health Forum Journal • www.healthforumjournal.com (http://www.healthforumjournal.com/)
65. Hoover's • www.hoovers.com (http://www.hoovers.com/)
66. HotBot • www.hotbot.com (http://www.hotbot.com/)
67. I-95ers (DC-area information professionals)
For information or to be notified of meetings, email: mbates@BatesInfo.com
or send a self-addressed stamped envelope to:
Bates Information Services, 1829 Mintwood Place, N.W., Washington, DC 20009-1907.
68. ILI • www.ili-info.com/us (http://www.ili-info.com/us) • www.ili.co.uk/en (http://www.ili.co.uk/en)
69. Individual Reference Services Group (IRSG) • www.irsg.org (http://www.irsg.org/)
70. The Industry Standard • www.thestandard.com (http://www.thestandard.com/)
71. Information America (ChoicePoint) • www.infoam.com (http://www.infoam.com/)
72. infoUSA • www.infousa.com (http://www.infousa.com/)
73. InSite 2 • www.insite2.gale.com (http://www.insite2.gale.com/)
74. Institute for the Future • www.iftf.org (http://www.iftf.org/)
75. Inverse Technologies (merged with Visual Networks) • www.visualnetworks.com (http://www.visualnetworks.com/)
76. IRSC • www.irsc.com (http://www.irsc.com/)
77. Kassel, Amelia • www.marketingbase.com (http://www.marketingbase.com/)
Author of Super Searchers on Wall Street, Medford, NJ, CyberAge Books, 2000
www.infotoday.com/catalog/books.htm (http://www.infotoday.com/catalog/books.htm)
78. Kight, Leila • www.scip.org/about/awards2000.html (http://www.scip.org/about/awards2000.html)
79. Knowx.com • www.knowx.com (http://www.knowx.com/)
80. LexisNexis • www.lexisnexis.com (http://www.lexisnexis.com/)
81. The Librarian's Yellow Pages • www.librariansyellowpages.com (http://www.librariansyellowpages.com/)
82. Library of Congress • lcweb.loc.gov (http://lcweb.loc.gov/)
83. Likert scale • www.cultsock.ndirect.co.uk/MUHome/cshtml/psy/likert.html (http://www.cultsock.ndirect.co.uk/MUHome/cshtml/psy/likert.html)
84. LLRX (Law Library Resource Xchange) • www.llrx.com (http://www.llrx.com/)
85. Merlin • www.merlindata.com (http://www.merlindata.com/)
86. Metacrawler • www.metacrawler.com (http://www.metacrawler.com/)
87. Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) • www.tradertype.com (http://www.tradertype.com/)
88. National Archives • www.nara.gov (http://www.nara.gov/)
89. National Gallery • www.nga.gov (http://www.nga.gov/)
90. National Institutes of Health • www.nih.gov (http://www.nih.gov/)
91. National Public Records Research Association (NPRRA) • www.nprra.org (http://www.nprra.org/)
92. National Trade and Professional Associations (NTPA) • www.columbiabooks.com/ntpa.html (http://www.columbiabooks.com/ntpa.html)
93. Nelson's Directory of Investment Managers • www.nelnet.com/catalog/dim.htm (http://www.nelnet.com/catalog/dim.htm)
94. net.wars • www.nyupress.nyu.edu/netwars.html (http://www.nyupress.nyu.edu/netwars.html)
95. New Jersey Division of Revenue • www.state.nj.us/njbgs/ (http://www.state.nj.us/njbgs/)
96. Newsletter Database (Dialog File 636) • library.dialog.com/bluesheets/html/bl0636.html (http://library.dialog.com/bluesheets/html/bl0636.html)
97. Northern Light • www.northernlight.com (http://www.northernlight.com/) or www.nlsearch.com (http://www.nlsearch.com/)
98. Office of Technology Assessment • www.access.gpo.gov/ota/index.html (http://www.access.gpo.gov/ota/index.html)
99. OneSource • www.onesource.com (http://www.onesource.com/)
100. open.gov.uk • www.open.gov.uk (http://www.open.gov.uk/)
101. OSHA • www.osha.gov (http://www.osha.gov/)
102. PACER (Public Access to Court Electronic Records) • pacer.psc.uscourts.gov (http://pacer.psc.uscourts.gov/)
103. Peterson, Lynn
"Navigating the Maze of Criminal Records Retrieval" • www.llrx.com/features/crime.htm (http://www.llrx.com/features/crime.htm)
"Online Personal Information: Access vs. Excess" • www.llrx.com/features/personal.htm (http://www.llrx.com/features/personal.htm)
104. Porter, Michael
Author of numerous books, including:
Competitive Strategy: Techniques for Analyzing Industries and Competitors, Simon & Schuster, 1998.
• ils.unc.edu/daniel/237/Competition.html (http://ils.unc.edu/daniel/237/Competition.html)
105. Price, Gary
Direct Search: gwis2.circ.gwu.edu/~gprice/direct.htm (http://gwis2.circ.gwu.edu/%7Egprice/direct.htm)
Price's List of Lists: gwis2.circ.gwu.edu/~gprice/listof.htm (http://gwis2.circ.gwu.edu/%7Egprice/listof.htm)
106. Price Watcher
No longer published. Contact BiblioData for reprint information:
www.bibliodata.com/pw/pwdata.html (http://www.bibliodata.com/pw/pwdata.html)
107. Privacy Rights Clearinghouse • www.privacyrights.org (http://www.privacyrights.org/)
108. ProfNet • www.profnet.com (http://www.profnet.com/)
109. PROMT (Dialog File 16) • library.dialog.com/bluesheets/html/bl0016.html (http://library.dialog.com/bluesheets/html/bl0016.html)
110. PRRN (Public Records Retrievers Network) • www.brbpub.com/prrn/ (http://www.brbpub.com/prrn/)
111. The Real White Pages • www.realwhitepages.com (http://www.realwhitepages.com/)
112. Reuters • www.reuters.com (http://www.reuters.com/)
113. Rugge, Sue • info.sims.berkeley.edu/sfsla/bulletin/novdec99/rugge.html (http://info.sims.berkeley.edu/sfsla/bulletin/novdec99/rugge.html) or
www.infotoday.com/it/jul99/tribute.htm (http://www.infotoday.com/it/jul99/tribute.htm)
114. SCIP (Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals) • www.scip.org (http://www.scip.org/)
115. SCIP Code of Ethics • For a copy, email: ysuh@scip.org
116. SCIP Peer-to-Peer Network • www.scip.org/marketplace/peer_search.html (http://www.scip.org/marketplace/peer_search.html)
117. Search Systems (Pacific Information Resources) • www.pac-info.com (http://www.pac-info.com/)
118. search.com • www.search.com (http://www.search.com/)
119. The Skeptic • www.skeptic.org.uk (http://www.skeptic.org.uk/)
120. Sources and Experts • www.ibiblio.org/slanews/internet/experts.html (http://www.ibiblio.org/slanews/internet/experts.html)
121. Special Libraries Association (SLA) • www.sla.org (http://www.sla.org/)
122. Standard Periodical Directory • www.oxbridge.com (http://www.oxbridge.com/)
123. Sterling, Bruce — The Hacker Crackdown
• www.eff.org/pub/Misc/Publications/Bruce_Sterling/Hacker_Crackdown (http://www.eff.org/pub/Misc/Publications/Bruce_Sterling/Hacker_Crackdown)
124. Superior Online • www.superiorinfo.com (http://www.superiorinfo.com/)
125. Switchboard • www.switchboard.com (http://www.switchboard.com/)
126. SWOT • www.marketing-intelligence.co.uk/aware/services/swot.htm (http://www.marketing-intelligence.co.uk/aware/services/swot.htm)
127. Thomas Register • www.thomaspublishing.com/pagetr.html (http://www.thomaspublishing.com/pagetr.html)
128. Trade & Industry Database (Dialog file 148) • library.dialog.com/bluesheets/html/bl0148.html (http://library.dialog.com/bluesheets/html/bl0148.html)
129. Turkle, Sherry • http://web.mit.edu/sturkle/www
130. Ulrich's International Periodicals Directory • www.ulrichsweb.com (http://www.ulrichsweb.com/)
131. Ultimate People Finder, The • www.knowx.com/free/peoplefinder.htm (http://www.knowx.com/free/peoplefinder.htm)
U.S. Department of Labor • see Bureau of Labor Statistics (http://www.infotoday.com/supersearchers/ssgs.htm#bls)
132. U.S. Party/Case Index • pacer.uspci.uscourts.gov (http://pacer.uspci.uscourts.gov/)
133. Usenet (see also Google Newsgroups (http://www.infotoday.com/supersearchers/ssgs.htm#googlenews))
• directory.google.com/Top/Computers/Usenet/Web_Based (http://directory.google.com/Top/Computers/Usenet/Web_Based)
134. Video Monitoring Service (VMS) • www.vidmon.com (http://www.vidmon.com/)
135. Wall Street Journal, The Publications Library
Full access requires subscription. See also Dow Jones Interactive (http://www.infotoday.com/supersearchers/ssgs.htm#dj).
• public.wsj.com (http://public.wsj.com/) or www.wsj.com (http://www.wsj.com/)
136. Washington Information Directory (Congressional Quarterly)
• store.yahoo.com/cq-press/wasindir19.html (http://store.yahoo.com/cq-press/wasindir19.html)
137. Web-Ferret • www.ferretsoft.com (http://www.ferretsoft.com/)
138. Web4Lib • sunsite.berkeley.edu/Web4Lib/ (http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/Web4Lib/)
139. The WELL • www.well.com (http://www.well.com/)
140. WHOIS • www.networksolutions.com/cgi-bin/whois/whois (http://www.networksolutions.com/cgi-bin/whois/whois)
141. Yahoo! • www.yahoo.com (http://www.yahoo.com/)
142. Yahoo! for the U.K. • uk.yahoo.com (http://www.infotoday.com/supersearchers/http;://uk.yahoo.com)
143. Yahoo! Message Boards • messages.yahoo.com (http://messages.yahoo.com/)
144. Yahoo! People Search • http://people.yahoo.com (http://people.yahoo.com/)
145. Yellow Books • www.leadershipdirectories.com (http://www.leadershipdirectories.com/)

BOOKS AND ARTICLES
146. Baker, Nicholson
"Discards." The New Yorker, October 14, 1996. Reprinted in The Size of Thoughts, Vintage, 1997.
147. Barone, Jeanne Tessier and Jo Young Switzer
Interviewing: Art and Skill, Allyn & Bacon, 1995.
148. Berkman, Robert
Find It Fast: How to Uncover Expert Information on Any Subject, HarperCollins, 2000.
149. Business Control Atlas
American Map Company, 2000.
150. Culligan, Joseph, J.
You, Too, Can Find Anybody, Research Investigative Services, Miami, 1998.
151. De Mey, Dennis L. and James R Flowers
Don't Hire a Crook: How to Avoid Common Hiring (and Firing) Mistakes, Facts on Demand Press, 1999.
152. Dyctwald, Kenneth and Joe Flower
Age Wave. Bantam Doubleday Dell, 1990.
153. Guide to Background Investigations, The
TISI (Total Information Services, Incorporated) Staff,
TISI—National Employment Screening Service, biannual publication.
For information or to order: www.usetheguide.com (http://www.usetheguide.com/)
154. Hafner, Katie and John Markoff
Cyberpunk, Touchstone Books, 1995.
155. Levine, Stephen and Barbara Newcombe
Paper Trails: A Guide to Public Records in California, California Newspaper Publishers Association, 1995.
For information, or to order: www.cnpa.com (http://www.cnpa.com/)
156. Levis, John
"The Economic Espionage Act of 1996 and the Information Professional." AIIP Connections, Fall 1998.
157. New York Times Directory of Film
Random House, 1971.
158. Nolan, John A. III
CONFIDENTIAL: Uncover Your Competitors' Top Business Secrets Legally and Quickly—
and Protect Your Own, HarperCollins, 1999.
159. Osterholm, Michael T. and John Schwartz
Living Terrors: What America Needs to Know to Survive
the Coming Bioterrorist Catastrophe, Delacorte Press, 2000.
160. Pollard, Andrew
Competitor Intelligence—Strategy, Tools, and Techniques for Competitive Advantage,
Financial Times/Prentice Hall, 1999.
161. Ray, Don
Checking Out Lawyers: What You Should Know before Choosing an Attorney,
Military Information Enterprises, 1997.
162. Rugge, Sue and Alfred Glossbrenner
The Information Broker's Handbook, 3rd ed., McGraw-Hill, 1997.
163. Schwartz, John
"Don't close the book on paper when it comes to research." The Washington Post, July 31, 1995.
164. Stewart, Charles J. and William B. Cash
Interviewing: Principles and Practices, 9th ed, McGraw Hill College Division, 1999.
165. Tannen, Deborah
Talking from 9 to 5, Morrow/Avon, 1995.
That's Not What I Meant, Ballantine Books, 1991.
You Just Don't Understand, Ballantine Books, 1991.
166. Walther, George R.
Phone Power: How to Make the Telephone Your Most Profitable Business Tool, Berkeley Books, 1987.
167. Weinberg, Steve, ed.
Reporter's Handbook: An Investigator's Guide to Documents and Techniques,
3rd edition, St. Martins Press, 1995.




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