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AIIP 2017: 50 Websites in 60 Minutes Handout 5/20/17

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This is the handout for “50 Websites in 60 Minutes: Partnering with the Internet” presented at the Association of Independent Information Professionals (AIIP - http://www.aiip.org/) conference in New Orleans on 5/20/17 by Mark Goldstein, International Research Center and Marydee Ojala, Ojala Associates & Editor-in-Chief, Online Searcher Magazine. It also includes last year’s handout following this year’s for an evolving view of what’s new and important for researchers on the web. The companion slide deck is available at http://bit.ly/2pY2MH9.

Online services and web sites are essential to running a business, doing research, and discovering relevant information. In their rapid-fire style, Mark and Marydee covered some of the newest resource sites for information access, as well as ones they find most useful and important for running their businesses, and some fun ones they appreciate (as will you).

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AIIP 2017: 50 Websites in 60 Minutes Handout 5/20/17

  1. 1. AIIP Conference 2017: 50 Websites in 60 Minutes Handout Page 1 AIIP Conference - May 20, 2017 50 Websites in 60 Minutes: Partnering with the Internet Presented by Mark Goldstein & Marydee Ojala Company Information: 1) Open Corporates (Open database of companies around the world) - https://opencorporates.com/ 2) Crunchbase (Discover innovative companies & people behind them) - https://www.crunchbase.com/ 3) Dato Capital (Database of private companies & directors) - https://en.datocapital.com/ 4) The Business Journals (American City Business Journals) - http://www.bizjournals.com/ Fake News, Alternative Facts, Alternative Points of View: 5) FactCheck.org (Consumer advocate monitoring factual accuracy) - http://factcheck.org/ 6) PolitiFact (American political fact-checking Truth-O-Meter) - http://www.politifact.com/ 7) Allsides.com (Don’t be fooled by bias, think for yourself) - https://www.allsides.com/ 8) Hoaxy (Visualize the spread of claims & fact checking) - http://hoaxy.iuni.iu.edu/ 9) Snopes.com (Urban legends, common fallacies, misinformation, etc.) - http://www.snopes.com/ 10) Wikitribune (Evidence based journalism from Jimmy Wales) - https://www.wikitribune.com/ U.S. Government Resource Sites: 11) Congress.gov (Legislation, congressional record, committees) - https://www.congress.gov/ 12) Guide to Law Online at LOC (Annotated guide to sources) - http://www.loc.gov/law/help/guide.php 13) Ask a Librarian Service at LOC (Post questions or chat) - http://www.loc.gov/rr/askalib/ 14) Chronicling America at LOC (Historic American newspapers) - http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/ 15) USAFacts (Data-driven portrait of the American scene) - http://usafacts.org/ 16) Census Business Builder (CBB for small biz) - https://www.census.gov/data/data-tools/cbb.html/ Small Business - https://cbb.census.gov/sbe/#, Regional Analyst - https://cbb.census.gov/rae/# 17) Science.gov (Gateway to authoritative federal science information) - https://www.science.gov/ 18) EveryCRSReport.com (Congressional Research Service reports) - https://www.everycrsreport.com/ CRSReports.com - https://www.crsreports.com/, FAS Secrecy News - https://fas.org/blogs/secrecy/ 19) GovEngine.com (Federal, state & local government sites index) - http://www.govengine.com/ Other Resource Sites: 20) World Bank Open Data (Global development data access) - http://data.worldbank.org/ 21) European Data Portal Version 2.0 (metadata harvested from European public sector information) - https://www.europeandataportal.eu/en/highlights/version-20-european-data-portal-now-live 22) PACER RECAP Project (Free Law Project PACER archive ) - https://free.law/recap/ 23) SimilarSites.com (Displays sites like the ones you're looking for) - http://www.similarsites.com/ 24) Initiative for Open Citations (I4OC, unrestricted scholarly citation data) - https://i4oc.org/ Pay Me Now or Pay Me Later: 25) ImpactStory’s Unpaywall (Author-uploaded research papers PDFs) - http://unpaywall.org/ 26) Blendle (Launch pending, curated news from premium journalism) - https://launch.blendle.com/ 27) inkl (Curated news from premium sources by article or monthly $) - http://www.inkl.com/ 28) PressReader.com (Stream top stories & create opinions) - http://www.pressreader.com/
  2. 2. AIIP Conference 2017: 50 Websites in 60 Minutes Handout Page 2 Finding People/Knowing People: 29) Hunter (E-mail addresses by domain name search, 150/mo. free) - https://hunter.io/ 30) ZoomInfo Grow Beta (Zoominfo contact info with LinkedIn) - http://grow.zoominfo.com/ Reach Out Chrome Extension - https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/reachout/ihhjdfmboahhdnlglnanldcminijgaoc 31) PersonalData.IO (Data protection rights & privacy assistance) - https://personaldata.io/ Search Engines: 32) Peekier (Privacy-oriented search engine) - https://peekier.com/ 33) Carrot 2 (Organizes search results into topics w. overview) - http://search.carrot2.org/stable/search 34) Open Knowledge Maps (Visual interface to scientific knowledge) - https://openknowledgemaps.org/ 35) metaBUS.org (Research synthesis platform for social science research) - http://metabus.org/ 36) Quora (Crowdsourced answers to any question) - https://www.quora.com/ 37) Microsoft Academic Search (Semantic search relevant results) - https://academic.microsoft.com/ 38) SemanticScholar.org (Semantic understanding search engine) - https://www.semanticscholar.org/ 39) Social Media Information Blog (SMI blog & research services) - https://smiaware.com/category/blog/ 40) Search Engine Land (Search engine industry news & trends) - http://searchengineland.com/ The Periodic Table of SEO Success Factors - http://searchengineland.com/seotable 41) How to Mine the Invisible Web: The Ultimate Guide - https://www.lifewire.com/mine-invisible-web-3482495 42) Deep Web Research and Discovery Resources (Marcus P. Zillman in LLRX 12/16) - https://www.llrx.com/2016/12/deep-web-research-and-discovery-resources-2017/ Finding Images: 43) Unsplash.com (Free high-resolution photos under Creative Commons Zero) - https://unsplash.com/ Creative Commons Zero (Public Domain) - https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/ 44) Morguefile (Free photographs for commercial use) - https://morguefile.com/ 45) FreeImages (Free & premium photos by categories) - http://www.freeimages.com/ 46) Image and Data Resources (Metropolitan Museum of Art) - http://www.metmuseum.org/about-the-met/policies-and-documents/image-resources MetPublications (Metropolitan Museum of Art) - http://www.metmuseum.org/art/metpublications/ 47) Medical Stock Sources (U.S. NLM) - https://www.nlm.nih.gov/services/stockshot.html 48) Fagan Finder Video Search (Multi source search) - http://www.faganfinder.com/video/ 49) EarthCam Webcam Network (Find live streaming webcams) - http://www.earthcam.com/ There’s an App for That: 50) OneTab (Convert browser tabs to a list) - https://www.one-tab.com/ 51) Google Flights (Find cheap flights & fare alerts) - https://www.google.com/flights/ 52) Lifehacker (Tips & downloads for getting things done) - http://lifehacker.com/ Bonus) SlideShare (Post & access professional presentations) - http://www.slideshare.net/ Mark Goldstein’s SlideShare Uploads - https://www.slideshare.net/markgirc Contact: Mark Goldstein, International Research Center Office: 602-470-0389, markg@researchedge.com, http://www.researchedge.com/ Marydee Ojala, Ojala Associates & Editor-in-Chief, Online Searcher Magazine Office: 260-436-9900, marydee@xmission.com, http://www.infotoday.com/onlinesearcher/
  3. 3. AIIP Conference 2016: 60 Websites in 60 Minutes Handout (B) Page 1 AIIP Conference - April 9, 2016 60 Websites in 60 Minutes: Partnering with the Internet Presented by Mark Goldstein & Marydee Ojala 1) ScienceDirect (Elsevier, full-text scientific database) - http://www.sciencedirect.com/ 2) Sci-Hub (“Pirate” research paper public access ) - https://sci-hub.io 3) ScienceOpen (Open Access article aggregation) - https://www.scienceopen.com/ 4) Ithaka (JSTOR, S+R, Portico, Sustainability) - http://www.ithaka.org/ JSTOR Advanced Search - http://www.jstor.org/action/showAdvancedSearch JSTOR Sustainability Beta - http://labs.jstor.org/sustainability/ 5) IEEE Xplore Digital Library (Technical literature) - http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/Xplore/home.jsp 6) Market Research (MR reports & industry analysis) - http://www.marketresearch.com/ 7) Social Science Research Network (SSRN) Search - http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/DisplayAbstractSearch.cfm 8) Primo Central Index (ExLibris scholarly mega-aggregation) - http://www.exlibrisgroup.com/category/PrimoCentral 9) Millie (Northern Light market intelligence & analysis) - https://millie.northernlight.com/dashboard.php?id=93 10) ReportLinker (Search industry reports, statistics & more) - http://www.reportlinker.com/ 11) Privco (Private company financial info) - http://www.privco.com/ 12) Owler (Company competitive analysis) - http://www.owler.com/ 13) Deep Web Technologies (Explorit federated search showcase) - http://www.deepwebtech.com/product-trial/try-it-now/ 14) Biznar (Deep Web Technologies business search) - http://www.biznar.com/ 15) Statistica (Statistics portal) - http://www.statista.com/ Data utilized by Business Insider - http://www.businessinsider.com/ 16) Zanran (Data & statistics search) - http://www.zanran.com/ 17) Wolfram Alpha (Computational knowledge engine) - https://www.wolframalpha.com/ 18) Sqoop (News discovery network for journalists) - http://www.sqoop.com/ 19) LLRX Competitive Intelligence Selective Resource Guide - http://www.llrx.com/features/ciguide.htm 20) OpenThesis.org (Search theses & dissertations) - http://www.openthesis.org/ 21) PQDT Open (Open Access dissertations & theses) - http://pqdtopen.proquest.com/search.html 22) Think Tank Search (Harvard Kennedy School) - http://guides.library.harvard.edu/c.php?g=310680 23) GovScan (Precision local & state government search) - http://govscan.com/ 24) CRSReports.com (Collection of Congressional Research Service reports) - https://www.crsreports.com/ Federation of American Scientist (FAS) Secrecy News - https://fas.org/blogs/secrecy/ LLRX.com beSpacific (http://www.bespacific.com/ 25) Justia (Legal resources) - https://justia.com/ 26) BRB Publications (Public records resources) - http://www.brbpub.com/ 27) International Statistical Agencies (U.S. Census Bureau) - http://www.census.gov/population/international/links/stat_int.html 28) European Data Portal - http://www.europeandataportal.eu/ 29) DataHub (Get, use & share data) - https://datahub.io/ 30) Open Data Network - http://www.opendatanetwork.com/
  4. 4. AIIP Conference 2016: 60 Websites in 60 Minutes Handout (B) Page 2 31) DataUSA (Comprehensive visualization of U.S. public data) - http://www.datausa.io/ 32) FierceMarkets (Healthcare, life sciences, telecom & technology newsletters) - http://www.fiercemarkets.com/ 33) Smart Briefs (News that matters) - http://www.smartbrief.com/ 34) Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence Newsletter (Singularities) - http://www.kurzweilai.net/ 35) NewsNow (UK independent news aggregation service) - http://www.newsnow.co.uk/ 36) Nuzzel (Discover top news stories & feeds) - http://www.nuzzle.com/ 37) Elephind.com (World historic newspaper archives) - https://www.elephind.com/ Arizona Digital Newspaper Project - http://adnp.azlibrary.gov/cdm/ Arizona Memory Project - http://azmemory.azlibrary.gov/cdm/collectiondirectory 38) Manta (Small business news, advise, marketing) - http://www.manta.com/ 39) Search Engine Watch (Sign up for SEW) - https://searchenginewatch.com/ 40) Online Searcher Magazine (Information Today, Inc.) - http://www.infotoday.com/onlinesearcher/ 41) Shodan (Search engine for Internet-connected devices) - https://www.shodan.io/ 42) TalkWalker (Social media tracking & image recognition) - http://www.talkwalker.com/, http://www.talkwalker.com/en/social-media-intelligence/ 43) Yale MeSH Analyzer (MEDLINE database search assistance) - http://mesh.med.yale.edu/ 44) Biomedical Systematic Reviews and Meta Analysis (Harvard Countway Library of Medicine) - http://guides.library.harvard.edu/meta-analysis 45) Lynda.com (Online courses, a LinkedIn company) - https://lynda.com/ 46) Coursera (Online courses) - https://www.coursera.org 47) National Public Radio (NPR) - http://www.npr.org/ 48) Smithsonian Institution (Museum objects, archives & library resources) - http://www.si.edu/ 49) Metropolitan Museum of Art MetPublications - http://www.metmuseum.org/research/metpublications/ 50) Whois Lookup (Domain tools) - http://research.domaintools.com/ 51) Disconnect Search (Private search web form & plug-in) - https://search.disconnect.me/ 52) SlideShare (Post & access professional presentations) - http://www.slideshare.net/ Mark Goldstein’s SlideShare Uploads - http://www.slideshare.net/markgirc/edit_my_uploads 53) Flight Radar (Live air traffic) - http://www.flightradar24.com/ 54) FlightAware (Live flight tracking) - http://www.flightaware.com/ 55) White Pages (People & business contact info) - http://www.whitepages.com/ 56) Manuals.lib (Ultimate manuals library) - http://www.manualslib.com/ 57) Zotero (Tool to collect, organize, cite & share research sources) - https://www.zotero.org/ 58) PDF Merge (Online or desktop app to merge PDFs) - http://www.pdfmerge.com/ 59) Extract PDF (Online or desktop app to extract pages from PDFs) - http://smallpdf.com/split-pdf 60) Zanran PDF Wizardy (Scalable PDF processing & tools) - http://pdf.zanran.com/ 61) WordClouds.com (Free online wordcloud generator) - http://www.wordclouds.com/ 62) Off World Designs (Geek t-shirts) - http://www.offworlddesigns.com/ 63) T-Shirt Hell (Where all the bad shirts go) - https://www.tshirthell.com/hell.shtml Contact: Mark Goldstein, International Research Center Office: 602-470-0389, markg@researchedge.com, http://www.researchedge.com/ Marydee Ojala, Ojala Associates & Editor-in-Chief, Online Searcher Magazine Office: 260-436-9900, marydee@xmission.com, http://www.infotoday.com/onlinesearcher/

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