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Ready reference instructional presentation

  1. 1. AnyWho Finding People, Places and Businesses A Ready Reference Instructional Guide to navigating AnyWho.com
  2. 2. Getting to AnyWho  AnyWho.com can be accessed from any computer equipped with the internet.  Simply open your preferred search engine and type www.AnyWho.com into your browser or click on the link provided here.
  3. 3. What can AnyWho do for you?  AnyWho is an online ready reference site that can answer your “who” related questions, and more! These queries might include:  Finding out the origin of a phone number in your records (note that cell phone numbers will not be included)  Finding a business by name or category  Questioning where an old friend might live now  Searching for a zip code related to an area code number that has been phoning you  Mapping a location you are unfamiliar with
  4. 4. THE 5 AREAS OF ANYWHO  Yellow Pages  White Pages  Reverse Lookup  Area/Zip Code Lookup  Maps
  5. 5. YELLOW PAGES  This tab, as stated on the website, can be used to “Search for local businesses by name to quickly find their Yellow Pages listings with basic details and maps, plus any additional time and money -saving features, such as coupons, video profiles or online reservations. Search by category to browse and filter local business listings and to see mapped results. Or, if you just have a number, search for a business by phone number to find its Yellow Pages listing just as well.”
  6. 6. WHITE PAGES  This tab allows you to search for people by their name or address and of fers helpful tips to guide you in your search, these tips can be found on the following slide.
  7. 7. WHITE PAGES- TIPS FOR SEARCHING
  8. 8. REVERSE LOOKUP  You can use this tab to find a person or business by their phone number, simply type in the number that you wish to know the origin of. Note that this service is only provided for landlines.
  9. 9. AREA/ZIP CODE LOOKUP  Here you can find out where an area code originates from, or vice versa, the zip code for a specific area code.
  10. 10. MAPS  In the Maps tab you can search by a specific address, city, state, zip code, or landmark to view a map of the location or you can get directions from one address to another.
  11. 11. QUESTIONS/COMMENTS/CONCERNS?  Feel free to contact me with any questions you have about this resource at camealic@my.dom.edu  For any other reference questions or if you do not yet feel comfortable using this reference, ask a librarian and we’ll be happy to help!

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