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View Resource Accessing the Internet by E-mail FAQ

Gerald Boyd has spent much time learning the internal syntax of web search engines. He has made the fruits of his labor available at an ftp site. Interested Internauts can download FAQs on how to query fifteen generic and eight specialty search engines by email. Included are Alta Vista, Excite, Inktomi, Yahoo, Infoseek, OKRA, Open Text, SwitchBoard, TheList, and others. Also included is a FAQ...
View Resource The Whole Internet... By E-Mail

"Dr. Bob" Rankin has recently updated "The Whole Internet... By E-Mail," a comprehensive guide for using email to access all types of Internet sites. The guide provides examples of email access to information available on FTP, Gopher, WWW, Usenet, WAIS, Listserv, Finger, and "Directory Assistance" (Whois and Netfind) sites. If a user lacks full Internet connectivity but wishes to take advantage of...
View Resource Free Email Providers Guide (

While they have their good and bad points, free email services seem to pop up all the time. This useful site should be regarded as the definitive source on free email services, with a searchable database containing information on over 1,300 free email providers in more than 85 countries, free email news and commentary, and links to various other free eCommunications services, including ISPs, fax,...
View Resource Finding a Person in a Haystack: A Selective Guide to Finding an Email Address

In this article InterNIC Net Scout Services Special Librarian Jack Solock discusses the many ways to locate a person's email address using online resources. Solock also demonstrates how to acquire information on a person's email account and server if one already has their email address.