Business: a D&B Company
Business resources, advice, and forms for large and small businesses. A huge resource from
Dunn & Bradstreet.
Better Business Bureau - BBB
San Diego BBB - Better Business Bureau
Business Resource Center
Khera Communications' Business Resource Center (formerly Small Business Help Center). This
Center was created to help businesses get useful information to help them grow. Tons of
information, articles, & free stuff.
Business Resource for Enterpreneurs with a Disability
Resources include business plans, marketing strategies, outreach and growth,
self-employment and entrepreneurship for people with disabilities, and much more.
Disability Business Network
Dedicated to helping disabled entrepreneurs start and run their own businesses. Provides
disability business consulting, disability resources, business resources and information
needed for disability self-employment endeavors.
Forbes Financial & Business News.
Fotosearch Stock Photography & Stock Footage
GoGraph Photography -
Stock Photo Website
Search 5.3 million stock photos, stock footage, video clips, royalty-free images and
illustrations all in one place.
GoGraph Stock Photography, Illustrations, and Clip Art allows you to quickly find the
right graphic by offering over 11,000,000 royalty free stock photos, illustrations,
vectors, clip art images, background graphics, and stock footage at low prices. You can
purchase and download stock images immediately. Waukeshaw CA 53186 (262) 717-0740.
a D&B Company, puts you on the fastest path to business. We deliver comprehensive
insight and analysis about the companies, industries, and people that drive the economy,
along with the powerful tools to find and connect to the right people to get business
Kiplinger Financial Advice & Business Forecasts -
Tips, tools, articles.
Serving Business Worldwide. Kompass provides product, contact and other information for
2.7 million B2B companies worldwide. The basic level is free.
Business management articles by subject, business management glossary, links to university
business schools & MBA programs. Links to employment laws in U.S, Canada, Australia
& U.K. Huge Chambers of Commerce database.
Process Industry Supplier Registry
Online industrial buyer's guide. Manual compilation of process suppliers; easily source
manufacturers of process, energy, and greater manufacturing products such as valves, pumps
and strainers. Site includes free magazines, jobs, news and events.
A Not-for-Profit organization specializing in small business counseling and educational
programs. SCORE is composed of knowledgeable small business volunteers. Most services of
SCORE are free.
SBA Small Business Administration
Small Business Dictionary
Obtain the definitions of most small business terms.
Stock Photos at Can Stock Photo
Can Stock Photo offers over 2.5 million professional royalty free stock photos, including
over 99,000 vector images. Our high-quality images start at just $1.00 as well as free
weekly download with thousands of new images added every week. You can sell your stock
photos here, too.
Thomas Regional directory, listing suppliers of industrial products and services
throughout the US. Products are divided in 5500+ categories, with listings from 19+
regions throughout the country. Includes manufacturers, service companies, distributors
and manufacturer reps. Also related government and business resources, industry and
professional organizations, events and trade shows.
World Industrial Reporter
Searchable directory of worldwide manufacturers and their products. These 2
companies are now combined for a single search source. Now view industrial company AND
product information from around the world.
World Trade Organization Trade Resources
Information on international trade issues, recent research, public comments and statements
on trade issues, access to academic papers and reports by inter-governmental
organizations, relevant statistics from the WTO and other national, regional and
international sources, historical facts and figures on world trade.
Website Marketing & Web Developer's Resources
|Web Marketing at MediaTitan
At MediaTitan our expert web marketing solutions include keyword selection, search
engine optimization, link popularity services, article syndication, PPC campaign
management, and more.
The leading source for Search Engine and Internet marketing news, and discussions for the
Deadlock com - The Art Of Business Web Site
How the search engines work and how to optimize your pages for the best results, avoiding
penalties along the way. Also search thousands of tips.
Home Based Business and
A full-blown search engine and directory of small and home based business opportunities
and low-cost franchises site.
American Home Business Association. Benefits,
The Small Business Advocate with Jim Blasingame
Small business expert Jim Blasingame is one of the worlds foremost thought-leaders on
small business and entrepreneurship. This site delivers valuable original information to
help business owners and managers have the maximum opportunity to be successful. Here you
will find thousands of multi-media resources provided by hundreds of experts.
Find telecommuting jobs safely, easily, and quickly. Here you will find the best
telecommuting and online jobs, from freelance to full-time, all hand-screened and
National Association of Home Based Businesses
Published by The National Association of Home Based Businesses, offers a huge list of
resources & links for home based business.
Hundreds of full-text articles on topics such as marketing, selling and writing business
plans from bizoffice.com.
Work at Home Schemes
Information from the FTC / Federal Trade Commission. Be informed about "work at
Scam Alerts from the FTC
Job Hunting / Job Scams
Information from the FTC / Federal Trade Commission. If youre looking for a job, you
may see ads for firms that promise results. Many of these firms may be legitimate and
helpful, but others may misrepresent their services, promote out-dated or fictitious job
offerings, or charge high fees in advance for services that may not lead to a job.
Women in Business
International business and career community news, networking, strategy for women in the
workplace. Loaded with helpful articles, resources.
Franchises for Women
Comprehensive franchise directory & business opportunities, many suitable for women.
The Business Site for Business Women.
Award-winning small business for women resource, Women's Work delivers the best
small business advice from a woman's perspective. Includes small business advice guides,
video and audio training, and small business for women blog. Home-based business &
work at home info.
Woman Owned - Small Business Resources for Women in
Since 1998, Woman Owned has provided information, tools, networking opportunities and
advice to hundreds of thousands of women business owners.
Women's Small Business Association. Business Center-Full
§ Business Loans for Women
SBA Small Business Administration - SBA Financial
SBA has developed a number of financial programs for small businesses. While SBA
doesnt directly offer loans to small businesses, they do provide you with a number
of different resources and opportunities for finding small business funding.
Exhibitors and Trade Shows
San Diego Convention Center
10 Times Trade Shows
Trade Shows in the USA and Internationally. Includes trade shows, trade fairs, trade
exhibitions, expos. Filter by Month, by Industry, by City. also lists conferences and
Exhibitor Magazine Group's Online Resource
For trade show and event marketing professionals. Techniques, Tactics & Trends,
exhibiting tips, etc. Tips for creating low-cost promotions.
Exhibitor Magazines Industry Supplier Directory
The most comprehensive directory of trade show & marketing distributors &
suppliers. You may also list your company on this site.
Everything and anything even remotely connected with trade shows and conventions. Claims
to be the industry's leading online resource for Trade Shows, Conventions, Corporate
Events and Conferences. It has thousands of Trade Show providers & suppliers in over
USA Trade Shows by TradeKey
Upcoming trade events, fairs, and exhibitions in the USA. Also includes trade shows all
over the world. A nicely organized web site. Find events by Industry, by month, by region,
by keyword. Some trade show info articles. Has a search products & hot products area.
You can submit your show for free.
White Pages Yellow Pages
§ Yellow Pages Search (Businesses)
A free directory service with residential, business, and government white and yellow page
listings. Reverse Lookup, Maps & Directions, Area Codes, White Pages, Yellow Pages.
Find store hours and locations for thousands of local businesses.
SuperPages online Yellow Pages. Also has White Pages in drop-down menu (Find)
Businesses, people, reverse phone, Reverse Address.
Ultimates Yellow Pages Search
Automatically searches several directories for the Yellow Pages search. Just type the
directories. Also has Personal, Business Categories, Phone search, Reverse Cell Phone,
Address search and Email search.
WhoWhere - by Lycos
Yellow Pages search by business name or category.
People search, Business search, Reverse Phone, Business Categories.
Find a business, person, maps & directions.
§ 800 Numbers Search
Internet 800 Directory
Toll-free number search. Enter a Product or Service, a Company Name or Toll Free Number
§ White Pages Search (People Search)
Ultimates White Pages Search
People, reverse cell, email, by phone, reverse address, map search.
§ Multi Search & Reverse Lookups
Find People by Name, Phone Number, Address, and Email.
Anywho - Reverse phone lookup
People, Yellow, Reverse phone lookup
People search, Business search, Reverse Phone, Business Categories.
Free people search, reverse phone, area & zip code search, IP address search.
on the Web
Find private individuals and companies worldwide. Information and services for more than
International Country Calling Codes
International Country Calling Codes and International Dialing Prefixes.
§ Email Search
Find People, Businesses, email addresses.
Ultimates E-mail Search
Email lookup & Reverse email search. Searches several directories at once.
Zip Codes - Area Codes
Area Code Decoder
AmeriCom Long Distance Area Decoder. Provides information related to area, city, and
Find what city a zip code belongs to. Enter Zip Code and get the City and tons of info
about the city.
Zip Code Database
Enter a zipcode and get area code, county, latitude, longitude, MSA, PMSA, congressional
district, FIPS code, and timezone.
ZIP Code Finder
Find ZIP Codes by City, State, County, Address.
Zip Codes & Area Codes Look-ups
Offers database searches using many criteria including find distances between area codes
or zip codes.
§ San Diego Business Listings & Local Guides
Normal Heights & Adams Avenue Business District
A plethora of information concerning the San Diego Community of Normal Heights. Business
directory, upcoming events, community groups, restaurant reviews and much more.
San Diego BizMart Business Directory & City Guide
Business resources, articles, tips. San Diego business listings. San Diego city guide.
Book a hotel online. Reference & productivity software.
Business Listings Book a Hotel Motel Online
San Diego Super Home Center Home Improvement Directory
San Diego Home & Garden business listings. Home & garden articles, tips, links,
home & garden design software, resources, & expert advice.
Listings Home & Garden Design Software
Postal and Shipping
FedEx US Package & Envelope Services
Shipping, Tracking, Rate Calculator, Pick-up, Locations, Transit Time & International
U.S. Postal Service Main Page - Business
Mailing Services, Rate Calculator, Stamps, Change of Address.
U.S. Postal Service - Locate a Post Office
U.S. Postal Service - Calculate Postage
U.S. Postal Service - Zip Codes, Zip + 4
Lookup (direct link)
U.S. Postal Service - Track Delivery &
Confirmation service via email.
U.S. Postal Service - Track & Confirm
and Proof of Delivery FAQs
UPS - United Parcel Service Home Page
UPS - United Parcel Service Package Tracking
- Track by Tracking Number.
Enter up to 25 numbers at a time.
UPS Zones & Rates
Access a printable version of the UPS Rate and Service Guide, view zones by ZIP Code
origin, and obtain pricing information.
IRS Internal Revenue Service
FORMS: IRS Internal Revenue Service
· Most Downloaded: www.irs.gov/forms-pubs
· All Forms & Publications Search:
· EXTENSION Information & Forms:
The Currency Site
Free Currency Converter & Currency Tools. A provider of currency and foreign exchange
services on the Web to FX investors, businesses, and travelers.
Universal Currency Converter
Simple to use, complete currency converter. Contains links to other free currency
US Census Bureau complete database of economic indicators both present and archived.
Employee Compensation Tools: Tools to Help you Evaluate and Improve your Pay. Has a Salary
Calculator, Executive Salary Calculator, and a Cost of Living Calculator based on the area
JobStar Salary Guide
Profession-Specific Salary Surveys with links to over 300 free online salary surveys for a
wide range of professions and settings. The focus here is on California and national
Salary Survey Data (by subscription)
Economic Research Institute provides salary survey and cost-of-living information. Reports
on all Industries. ERI is a research outsource that assists HR professionals and managers.
(Used to be partially free but now looks subscription only).
Online stock trading & investing.
Stock charts, screeners, interactive charting & research tools. A service of
Business & financial news.
Stock market quotes, business & financial news.
Morningstar Home Page (14 Day Free Trial)
Stock, Mutual Fund, Hedge Fund, ETF Investment Research. Exclusive stock and mutual fund
NASDAQ Stock Market Home Page
Stock market quotes, stock exchange news.
Financial Markets - Quotes, Charts, News, and Education
CapitalOne Investing (See Pricing & Rates link)
Manage your investments & Portfolio. Let experts handle your investments with a
Managed Portfolio. Personalized guidance. Cash bonus to get started.
Standard & Poor's / S&P 500
The S&P 500® has been widely regarded as the best single gauge of the large cap US
equities market since the index was first published in 1957.
Stock Market Watch
Check stock market news, pre-market movers and the top stocks of the day. Watch stock
exchanges like NYSE, NASDAQ and the S&P 500.
Wall Street Journal (The)
Business, finiancial, and economic news. Subscription available.
Demographics - Statistics - Polls - Ratings
Free Census 2010 Reports, Ring Studies, Maps, and Census 2010 eBooks.
The results of public opinion Gallup Polls.
Nielsen Net Ratings
Includes Internet audience measurement & analysis.
Statistics & Metrics for IT Managers
Statistical Information, U.S. Census Bureau: Small
and Large Business.
U S Census Bureau
Gateway to statistics from over 100 federal agencies. Killer site if you're into
Travel & Airlines
Travel, Airport, Hotels, Transportation & Guides
Directions, maps, terminals, gate listings, flight
information, airlines, flight timetable, baggage check, baggage claim, lost baggage, lost
& found, traveler's aid booths, customs, immigration, transportation (taxis, shuttles,
car rentals, limos, buses, trolley, train), report airport noise, live webcam, airport
Transportation: San Diego Mass Transit Information
San Diego Taxis Shuttles Limos Car Rentals
San Diego BizMart - San Diego Hotel Guide & Online Reservations
Hotel Motel Locations, Information, Photos,
Ameneties, Attractions & Services Nearby, Rates, and Book Online: San Diego City
Hotels Motels, San Diego County Hotels Motels, Bed & Breakfasts.
Hotels & Motels: INDEX to San
Diego City & County Hotels Motels
Diego Hotel Motel Reservations - Book Online:
Hotels & Motels: City
of San Diego Locations & Book Online
Hotels & Motels: North County Inland San Diego
Locations & Book Online
Hotels & Motels: North County Coastal San Diego
Locations & Book Online
Hotels & Motels: East County San Diego Locations &
Hotels & Motels: South Bay San Diego Locations &
Hotels & Motels: San Diego Bed
& Breakfast Locations
San Diego Current Events Calendar
San Diego Farmer's Markets,
Flea Markets & Swap Meets
San Diego GOLF COURSES Golf Resorts Putting Greens Driving Ranges
§ General Travel Information
US Department of State. Everything you need to know about passports. Getting a passport,
changing or correcting a passport, lost or stolen passports, and more.
Travel Requirements & Warnings for travelling out of
Travel Alerts from the US Government
Airlines of the Web
Free online information and reservations for airline travel. Plug into nearly 500 airlines
worldwide. If it flies, and it's on the Web, you will find it here.
Compare cheap airline tickets, find sales & specials, all in one place. Price
comparison site of domestic and international flights from and within the USA. A unique
service of comparing prices from almost an entire travel industry including Travelocity,
Priceline, Orbitz, Hotwire and many, many more. No registration required. Well-designed
site, good navigation.
Flights, hotels, rental cars, vacation packages, cruises, event tickets, and more. Since
Discount Airfares Home Page
Not the prettiest site on the 'net, but jam-packed with valuable information, databases,
links, and more--too numerous to mention. Links will not go to discount travel
sites/agents/databases that require registration.
§ Flight Information
Federal Aviation Administration
Flight Delay Information
Air Traffic Control System Command Center
The most accurate free flight tracker and flight status service in the industry.
Flight Tracker from HelloFlight.com
National Airport Status Summary
Provided by the FAA's Air Traffic Control System Command Center
ID Requirements for Airport Checkpoints
Transportation Security Administration - A - Z Index
§ Major Airlines
§ Travel Guides
World Specialty Travel Guide: Search over 11,000 guided or self-guided specialty vacations
offered by over 1,300 travel suppliers. Get in touch with the travel suppliers to ask
questions, order free travel brochures, and book a trip.
Lonely Planet - Travel guides & travel
Online guide to off-beat tourist attractions. A fun site for taking a virtual trip.
Travel guides, vacation guides, tourist information
Reviews of hotels, flights & vacation rentals.
Fodor's guide books and website offer current and discerning shopping, dining, hotel, and
culture recommendations, as well as compelling features and articles that convey the
essence of each destination.
World Travel Guide
Comprehensive, expertly written and frequently updated travel guides to every country on
Bing Maps & Directions - www.bing.com/maps/
DeLorme Map Site
Mapping, GPS, and GIS Technologies. Publisher of street atlases, paper atlases & wall
maps. Street Atlas software. Mapping & GIS Glossary
Google Maps - maps.google.com
Mapquest - www.mapquest.com
Yahoo Maps - findmapsfast.com (Forces an install)
How Far Is It? Distance Calculator
Find distances between cities/towns, land features, and more. Now supports locations
Latitude and Longitude Finder
Find the locations of parks, mountain peaks, famous buildings and monuments, mines, dams,
schools, and much more. Supports locations worldwide.
San Diego Area Freeway Cameras
San Diego California Red Light Cameras Map
Active & Fake Red Light Cameras & License Plate Readers.
Ask the Experts
The oldest & largest free Q&A service on the Internet. Pick a category and click
on a volunteer's name to ask a question. Thousands of volunteer experts are here to answer
all your questions, or browse the categories for your answer.
Ask an Expert from Library Spot
Ask an expert, find experts, find answers. A huge resource from LibrarySpot.
Ask Me Help Desk
An online expert community where you can ask questions in any topic and have them answered
for free by our experts. To participate, register for a free account.
Ask.com Search Engine Q&A
Type in How to... or How do I... and it will search a Q&A database. We tried "how
to plant a tree." Got exactly what we were looking for.
Online "ask an expert" site for computer questions. Ask questions about all
things related to computers. Requires registration & login. (Update: It's now
"Technology" problems solved, and only a Free TRIAL).
An online tech support community with tips & solutions for problems with electronics,
appliances & more. Product problem support, troubleshooting help, and repair solutions
with access to expert advice by message board or chat.
All the Knowledge You Need -- Where do we start? Atlas, encyclopedia, dictionary,
thesaurus, almanac, quizzes, timelines, countries, biographies, history, government,
sports, health & science, homework center--and it goes on & on & on... A
huge reference site!
Library of Congress (DC) - Ask a Librarian
An online reference service (via email) from the Library of Congress. Live chat available
for certain subject areas.
Purdue University Ask a Librarian
Have a question? Contact a Purdue University Libraries staff member. Email or Chat.
Free online grammar check. Checks for grammar and spelling mistakes, and gives instant
feedback. Just pop your text from your word processor into the text field "box,"
and hit the button. How easy is that?
Common Errors in English
The aim of this site is to help you avoid low grades, lost employment opportunities, lost
business, and titters of amusement at the way you write or speak. Paul Brians, Emeritus
Professor of English, Washington State University
List of Errors: public.wsu.edu/~brians/errors/errors.html
Grammar Girl: Quick & Dirty Tips
Grammar Girl has tips and grammar exercises to help you learn and remember all the grammar
rules on punctuation, word choice, and more. Includes grammar & punctuation rules,
grammar exercises, and grammar help.
Grammarly is an automated proofreader and your personal grammar coach. Claims to be the
world's best grammar checker. Check your writing for grammar, punctuation, style and much
Grammar Handbook at the Writers' Workshop, The Center for Writing Studies, University of
Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. This Handbook explains and illustrates the basic grammatical
rules concerning parts of speech, phrases, clauses, sentences and sentence elements, and
common problems of usage.
Publications & Media
Formerly Ask.com's Article Search Engine (now defunct), this is the search result for
American City Business Journals Inc. is the nation's largest publisher of metropolitan
business newspapers, serving 41 of the country's most vibrant markets.
Editor & Publisher
the authoritative journal covering all aspects of the newspaper industry, including
business, newsroom, advertising, circulation, marketing, technology, online and
syndicates. Directory of newspaper markets with contact and advertising
information.available with subscription.
Formerly LookSmart's FindArticles...
Has beenreplaced with a search engine. This is the search results for "find
articles." See also "related Searches" in right column.
The Internet Directory of Publications
A free online directory of publications including journals, newspapers, magazines, and
Mag Portal - Article Search (No longer adding
new articles as of 01/19/16)
Find individual articles from many freely accessible magazines by browsing the categories
or using the search engine. Also has a handy "find similar" articles search
function. Webmasters: Offers Headline feeds with full-text article search. Also stock
market data feeds.
Newslink: Newspapers of the World
Excellent site. Links to websites of all types of newspapers, both U.S. &
international, plus links to magazines, TV, Radio, and other media resources.
Press Release Article
How to Write a Great Press Release. Describes each element in a press release and provides
a sample press release template. Also includes 4 important tips in writing a press
§ Newspapers & Magazines Online
Libraries and Large Resource-Reference Sites
San Diego Public Library Site
Very large resource site.
Library of Congress
Purdue University Libraries
One of the best library resources on the Internet
The Virtual Library
The VL is the oldest catalog of the web, started by Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of html
and the web itself. Unlike commercial catalogs, it is run by a loose confederation of
volunteers, who compile pages of key links for particular areas in which they are expert;
even though it isn't the biggest index of the web, the VL pages are widely recognized as
being amongst the highest-quality guides to particular sections of the web.
U S Government Printing Office
The U S Government Federal Depository Library
Today nearly 1,350 depository libraries serve the American public by providing local,
no-fee access to Federal Government information. Depository libraries are located in all
50 states, nearly every congressional district, six territories, and the District of
Columbia. Any member of the public can visit any depository library and use the Federal
depository collections. Depository libraries collect Government information in a variety
of formats and they are filled with information on careers, business opportunities,
consumer information, health and nutrition, legal and regulatory information,
demographics, and countless other subjects.
Anyone can visit a Federal depository library and will
have access to all collections for free. Click on the map to locate the
depository library nearest you:
Federal Digital System
The U S Government Printing Office disseminates official information from all three
branches of the Federal Government. GPOs Federal Digital System (FDsys) provides
free online access to these publications.
Browse MetaLib (see below)
Federated search engine to retrieve reports, articles and citations by simultaneously
searching across multiple U.S. Federal Government databases.
Catalog of U S Government Publications:
The Catalog of U.S. Government Publications indexes information distributed through the
Federal Depository Library Program and provides links to government information accessible
on the Internet. Once a publication is identified, a link is available to locate
depository libraries that receive that publication. The database contains cataloging
records published in the Catalog since January 1994 and is updated daily.
Publications from the U.S. Government:
Consumer Publications from the Federal Citizen
Education Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
from Federal Resources for Educational Excellence.
Internet Book List
If you are simply looking for a book title, author, year published, and a good description
without all the hoopla and junk attached, this is for you. New & growing.
Medical & Healthcare
3D Models of The Human Body: Interactive Online Tool from
Explore the human anatomy in 3D with the free interactive "Human Body Maps" tool
provided by Healthline. You can mouse over body areas to learn more, look inside different
layers of the body, and even rotate to get a full 360 degree view.
Addiction Library org
The Addiction Library is a resource about addiction, alcohol and other commonly abused
substances. Addictionlibrary.org is part of the USA Addiction Treatment Partnership, a
Florida registered non-profit.
Better Medicine from Healthgrades
The Right Care: The best possible care starts with finding the right doctor who can treat
you at a top-rated hospital. But it's also important to be an informed patient so you can
have the right conversation with your doctor. Research your condition, Prepare for your
procedure, Take a Health Test.
Free search engine containing all PubMed/MedLine publications, plus additional journals
and a collection of theses and dissertations that are not available anywhere else for
free. BioMedSearch is more comprehensive than any other free medical publications search
CDC Health Topics A to Z
Drug Test Kits -
Health topics from A to Z from the Center for Disease Control.
TestCountry works with over 8,500 collection and laboratory drug testing centers and
conveniently lets you perform testing locally from San Diego to New York.
TestCountry 6370 Nancy Ridge Dr Ste 104 San Diego CA 92121 (800)
Drugs.com - Drug Information
Drugs.com provides accurate and independent information on more than 24,000 prescription
drugs, over-the-counter medicines, and natural products. Free, up-to-date, peer-reviewed,
accurate and independent data.
From WebMD, this is Medscape's continually updated clinical reference, with over 6,500
articles and over 10,000 physician contributors.
Family Practice Notebook
For the practicing physician. The notebook is intended to aid primary care
providers in their pursuit of optimal care, well-informed patients, and healthy families.
At the time of this posting: the Notebook includes a collection of medical notes divided
into nearly 6400 topics found within 31 subspecialty books. FPNotebook offers an
advertising-free version for a nominal fee. A Pocket PC version of FPNotebook is also
available for purchase.
Did you know that the cost for the same in-network procedure can vary by over 400%?
Healthcare Bluebook levels the playing field with cost and quality info.
Healthcare Bluebook helps you save money on out-of-pocket medical expenses. Shop for
affordable care in your area and save hundreds or thousands of dollars while making
informed decisions about your healthcare. Find out what you should expect to pay for
healthcare services in your area with our free search tool.
Medical information from doctors, researchers and expert patients, plus medical &
healthcare news, information, and multi-media content.
From the US Dept. of Health & Human Services: An encyclopedia of over 1,600 health
topics from the most trusted sources. Locate a doctor, health center, symptom checker,
pill identifier, and more.
Medical search engine for consumers. Results come from other quality healthcare websites.
Information, in plain language, about health, behavior, and development from before birth
through the teen years. KidsHealth also provides families with perspective, advice, and
comfort about a wide range of physical, emotional, and behavioral issues that affect
children and teens. Divided into 3 sections: for parents, for kids, and for teens.
Medical and health information and tools for healthy living. More than 3,300 physicians,
scientists and researchers from Mayo Clinic share their expertise to empower you to manage
Definitions of popular medical terms. Online Medical Dictionary and glossary with medical
definitions in easy-to-understand language.
MediLexicon Medical Dictionary, Medical Terms Search
Search MediLexicon's free online medical dictionary for medical terms and abbreviations.
Health Information from the National Library of Medicine.Includes resources such as a
medical encyclopedia, libraries, organizations, international sites and more.
(The) Merck Manuals Online Medical Library
A series of healthcare books for medical professionals and consumers (professional Version
or comsumer version available). As a service to the community, the content of The Manuals
is now available in enhanced online versions as part of The Merck Manuals Online Medical
RightDiagnosis.com (formerly WrongDiagnosis.com)
One of the worlds leading providers of online medical health information. Provides
crucial and factual health information for both consumers and health professionals that is
otherwise difficult to find. This is a huge resource with a very interesting
"Misdiagnosis Center" not found on other medical Websites.
Misdiagnosis Center from RightDiagnosis.com
Misdiagnosis information on thousands of symptoms and diseases, most common misdiagnoses,
rare disease types, patient stories, and more.
Unbiased Information on Supplements & Nutrition. Analysis of scientific research
separates the facts from the myths.
Supplements: Dietary Supplements
USDA Food & Nutrition Information Center / National Agricultural Library provides
links to general information about dietary and nutritional supplements from governmental
agencies and non-governmental organizations.
Supplements: Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database
Unbiased, Scientific Clinical Information on Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative
Therapies. The Natural Product Effectiveness Checker tells you the level of effectiveness
for natural products used for various medical conditions.
UI Health Care.com (formerly Virtual Hospital)
Patient information on a variety of topics from the faculty and staff from the University
of Iowa's Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine and UI Hospitals and Clinics.
This is a HUGE resource.
Diseases & Conditions Medical
Tests Surgeries & Procedures
Health and medical news and information.
§ Additional Medical Resources
|99 Best Journals
& Publications for Nurses
Keep up with your career in a quickly transforming field. This rich resource provides
access to online articles, journals, and publications in many nursing fields.
National Cancer Institute. Cancer information.
CNN's medical & health information.
Independent testing of health & nutitional products.
Discovery Fit & Health
TV channel site provides tons of interesting medical & health TV Shows.
Health information for the whole family
How do you know if health information you read can be trusted? Evaluating Health
National Institutes of Health
The nation's medical research agency.
Your guide to quackery, health fraud, and intelligent decisions.
§ Guides for Seniors & the Disabled
Aging at Home: Common Problems and Solutions
As we get older, many of our homes no longer work as well for us. But most of us want to
remain in the homes we love. Fortunately, there are many solutions. Home Advisor has
joined with the National Aging in Place Council to create this guide to making your home
work for you.
The Ultimate Guide to Home Accommodations for Persons
According to the last national census, about 56.7 million people in the United States are
living with a disability. Its important to ensure that the home environment for
those with disabilities provides the support they need to lead safe and happy lives. This
guide covers modifications for every area and room to make your home safer and more
Real Estate &
Google News / Mortgage Rates search results
Recent rates-related news from major newspapers.
Home Mortgage Guide
Ready to buy a house and apply for a loan? Home Mortgage Guide is a complete manual on
buying, selling, and applying for a loan.
Mortgage Calculator - Free Mortgage Calculator
Calculate your monthly and yearly mortgage repayments. Also offers a refinance mortgage
calculator, mortgage comparison calculator and affordability calculator.
Mortgage Loan com
Current mortgage rates, rates by state, compare loans & mortgage rates, news,
information, mortgage rate calculator and more.
A collection of tools for mortgage and financing needs. Lots of calculators for every
(The) Encyclopaedia Britannica
Free abridged text to view. Pay for full text viewing.
Merriam-Webster's Dictionary & Thesaurus - and more.
Thesaurus & Dictionary
Includes dictionary, encyclopedia, translator and quotes.
With more than a million human-edited definitions, Acronym Finder is the world's largest
and most comprehensive dictionary of acronyms, abbreviations, and initialisms. Combined
with the Acronym Attic, Acronym Finder contains more than 4 million acronyms and
abbreviations. You can also search for more than 850,000 US and Canadian postal codes.
Over 20,000 terms. Browse by Subject, Most popular terms, Tips, Term of the Day. Includes
a Small Business section.
Definitions of popular medical terms. Online Medical Dictionary and glossary with medical
definitions in easy-to-understand language.
Medical Dictionary, Medical Terms Search
Search MediLexicon's free online medical dictionary for medical terms and abbreviations.
Slang Dictionary - American Idioms
Slang Dictionary - Common American Slang Dictionary
Slang Dictionary - The Dictionary of American Regional
Tech Dictionary / Net Lingo
The Internet Language Dictionary. Includes Emoticons (smileys), e-commerce, e-tailing
(retailing on the web), shorthand, and abbreviations. Jargon, Business, Technical,
Tech Dictionary / Matisse
Glossary of Internet Terms
Computer User Online Dictionary includes the newest computer and technology terms,
abbreviations and acronyms, chat, emoticons and smileys, html terms and domains.
The Online Computer Dictionary: Search for thousands of technology terms. Included are:
computer, Internet and telecommunications terms, acronyms, emoticons or smilies, chat
abbreviations, filename extensions, HTML tags, and domain suffixes.
Tech Dictionary / Glossary
Barkley's OASIS® Comprehensive Technology Glossary and Dictionary. Terms, Acronyms,
Periodic Table of Elements
Quotations at Bartleby.com
87000 quotes for all occasions.
Multi-lingual open source free encyclopedia. Wikisource: free open source library.
Wiktionary: open content dictionary, and more.
§ Language Translators:
Free online text and web page language translation tools. (Formerly Yahoo Babelfish)
Free online language translation service instantly translates text and web pages.
Translate words & phrases from English to French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and
Spanish, or the reverse. Plus other combinations such as German to French, etc. From
Mixed Resources, References and
Useful & Interesting Websites
§ Autos - Cars
Lost your manual? Edmunds helps you find an online version fast.
Auto repair: diagnostics, estimates, repair guides, repair videos and more.
Find Average Charges for Car Repairs: Estimates for common repairs by make/model and in
Internet Book List
If you are simply looking for a book title, author, year published, and a good description
without all the hoopla and junk attached, this is for you. New & growing.
CNET Tech site
§ Computer & Internet
Product reviews & prices, software downloads, tech news.
Windows PC software downloads and reviews.
Tech news, blogs & white papers for IT Techs.
Computers for Dummies Online
Computers & software "How-to" help & videos. Covers tons of topics.
Whatis.com - IT Encyclopedia & Learning center
Includes definitions for thousands of the most current IT-related words. This Internet
glossary offers an easy way to learn the meaning of the latest techno buzzwords. Browse
the categories, such as writing HTML and graphic design.
Website Marketing &
Web Developer's Resources (on this page)
§ Earth & Weather
Terra MODIS and Aqua MODIS satellites are viewing the entire Earth's surface every 1 to 2
days, to improve our understanding of global dynamics occurring on land, in oceans, and in
the lower atmosphere. Image gallery: view the very latest in MODIS imagery & search an
image collection that has been growing since Feb 2000.
NASA Earth Observatory
NOAA Geo Satellite's
World Wide Webcam
Directory of free live webcams all over the world.
The Weather Channel
The Weather Underground
Recent Earthquakes - California & Nevada
World Wide Earthquakes - Latest in the World - Last 7
Unisys Weather - A complete source of graphical weather
World Wide Tropical Storms - Hurricanes, Typhoons,
World Wide Tropical Storm Data from Unisys Weather
Hurricane information including charts on the track of the storm plus a text based table
of tracking information. The table includes position in latitude and longitude, maximum
sustained winds in knots, and central pressure in millibars. Includes archives of past
storms going 'way back.
A&E's Biography.com The digital source for true stories about people that matter
features much information from its menu: People, Nostalgia, Celebrity, History &
Culture, and Crime & Scandal.
Discovery Channel Website
Spend the day browsing this site! Each "channel" has a plethora of information.
Animal Planet, The Learning Channel, The Travel Channel, Health, Science, Kids, &
more. TV shows & schedules, news, video, news, blogs, and more.
An excellent educational resource. The world's largest publisher of history magazines.
HistoryNet.com contains daily features, photo galleries and over 5,000 articles originally
published in their various magazines.
Watch TV shows and movies online. Subscription service offering ad-supported on-demand
streaming video of TV shows, movies, and more. Watch premium original series, full seasons
of hit shows, current episodes, movies & more. Limited Commercials and No Commercials
Media player and media library application developed by Apple Inc. Download music, movies,
TV, and more.
Digital Music Downloads. Also has a large free music directory. Artists can upload their
National Geographic Online
The magazine in all it's glory--online! Great stories peppered with those photos National
Geographic is famous for. Spend an afternoon here.
The latest in the world of entertainment. TV, movies, music, books. Music reviews, TV
schedules, box office hits, interviews with the stars & more.
Up-to-date information on Comedy Central shows, stand-up comedy, schedule, shows, full
Everything and anything Disney. Disney fans have been known to enter here, and never
return. The Disney theme parks, stores, movies, TV, blogs, games. For children &
The Syfy Channel. Program guides, full episodes, video clips & sound bites from
classic Sci-Fi films & TV shows. Articles, interviews, reviews & more.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame & Museum
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Online. History of Rock & Roll, inductees photos
& memorabilia, exhibits, upcoming events, and more.
Free full episodes & clips, show information & TV listings guide.
Resource guide for design arts, film, literature, music, and the visual & performing
arts. Artist bios & essays in many sub-categories.
Poetry Daily, the online web anthology and bookstore. A new poem every day, along with
poetry news, archives, and more.
How Stuff Works
§ "How To's" & Knowledge
Learn how everything works. Computer, auto, electronics, home, entertainment, health,
money, travel, government.
How to Clean Anything
No matter what dirty problem you have, this site will have the answer on how clean it.
Includes a forum for sharing tips.
How To Do Anything
Mount Kolias--Mountains of information on how to do anything. Instruction guides teach you
how to do most anything.
All Movie Guide
Comprehensive film and TV database with biographies, in-depth reviews, and descriptive
Internet Movie Database
"The most comprehensive free source of movie info on the Internet." Never was
there a truer statement. Movie buffs will find all the details on just about every movie
made. Includes data on the actors, directors, studio, rating, and more.
www.imdb.com Search www.imdb.com/search
TCM Movie Database
Turner Classic Movies presents the greatest motion pictures of all time from one of the
largest film libraries in the world.
All Music Guide
Music reviews, new releases, artists biography, Pop/Rock - Jazz - R&B - New Releases
A free and open source music encyclopedia that collects music metadata and makes it
available to the public. It is maintained by a global community of users.
Ultimate Music Database
Bills itself as (Almost) Complete Database of the Pop Music. This is a large
database covering all musical genres. Bands, singers, musicians. Discographies, line-ups,
history records, activities, references.
§ Puzzles - Riddles - Games
A collection of brain teasers, puzzles, riddles, logic games, games and optical illusions.
User submitted and ranked brain teasers, riddles, quizzes, trivia, logic problems and mind
puzzles. Free online games and message boards.
Challenge your mind with these online riddles, logic puzzles, brain teasers, logic games,
word puzzles, optical illusions.
Just Riddles and More
A FREE, fun collection of riddles, puzzles, games, illusions, quizzes, downloads and other
activities to stimulate your brain! We have over 900 pages of fun for everyone!
A family-friendly collection of optical illusions, brain teasers, puzzles, riddles, mental
tricks & more.
§ Radio & Television
§ Sheet Music
An online database where musicians can find 313,078 music scores and sheet music from
1,873 publishers from all over the world in one system!
Sheet Music Plus
Worlds largest selection of sheet music. 30,000,000+ sheet music pages, 545,000+ books --
A librarian's choice of the best of the Web. A huge list of resources for locating Lyrics,
Sheet Music, Librettos, & Scores.
§ Social Networking, Photos, Videos
The world's largest social network. A social utility that connects people with friends and
others who work, study and live around them. Profiles, commenting, photos.
Photo sharing, commenting, photography related networking, worldwide.
Google's social network. Many features. For individuals and businesses.
Business & professional networking. Find inside connections to business partners,
Helps groups of people with shared interests plan meetings and form offline clubs in local
communities around the world.
The New Myspace will return to its roots as a place for people to listen to music for
free, connect with their favorite bands and discover new artists.
A photo-sharing website, Pinterest is a pinboard-style tool for collecting, organizing,
and sharing theme-based images of your favorite interests, projects, events, and more.
Free web-browser extension browsing tool for discovering and sharing web sites, photos,
videos that match your selected interests.
Social networking and microblogging service. Friends, family, and co-workers communicate
and stay connected through the exchange of short (140 character limit), frequent answers
to one question... What are you doing?
Free live video streaming, online broadcasts. Broadcast video live to the world from a
computer, mobile or iPhone in minutes, or watch thousands of shows from News to
Entertainment to celebrities, 24/7. Was free...now has plans & pricing.
Windows Live Spaces
WordPress.com is now the default blogging platform for Windows Live Spaces users. Create
websites for businesses, professionals, bloggers.
(WordPress Forums: en.forums.wordpress.com/
A video-sharing website where users can watch, upload and share videos.
§ Other Useful Links
A nice, uncluttered, uncomplicated website for shopping comparisons.
From the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The Institute conducts a wide variety of
tests at the IIHS Vehicle Research Center. Search by Make & Model, or by Vehicle Type.
Watch test crashes online. Check this out before you buy that new car.
US Measurement Conversions: Convert just about anything.
Volume Measure Conversion: Metric - US Liquid (from - to)
Also see JOBS
America's Job Bank - ended operations on July 1, 2007
This page will help you locate alternative sites where you can
search for jobs or prospective employees:
Find Your State Job Bank More
Job Information (this page)
Search Engine - Find jobs from many sources all in one place. USA &
The San Diego Workforce Partnership - FREE
The San Diego Workforce Partnership is committed to serving the workforce development
needs of job seekers, businesses and youth county-wide. Offers a one-stop solution with an
array of services for businesses, job seekers, the military and youth.
www.workforce.org More San Diego Job Information (this page)
Salary List - Salary Data & Information - FREE
Salarylist.com provides real job salary information based on companies, job titles, and
locations. All salary information is true (based on recent Dept of Labor database info),
and is associated with a real job position, which distinguishes this website from other
Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) Careers
Department of Labor (DOL)
www.dol.gov Job Opportunities at DOL
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission U.S. (EEOC) -
Small business information, Training, Mediation, Information for employers.
The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA)
Part of the U.S. Department of Commerce, specifically created to encourage the creation,
growth and expansion of minority-owned businesses in the United States. This is a FREE
service of the Minority Business Development Agency.
One-Stop Career Centers
One-Stop Career Centers can help you look for work and classes like resume writing. Many
states offer business services to help employers hire, retain and train workers. Includes
tools to help job seekers, students, businesses, and career professionals. Sponsored by
the U.S. Department of Labor
American Job Center Finder
Occupational Safety & Health Administration - U.S.
Dept of Labor OSHA
The official job site of the U.S. Federal Government.
Resources: San Diego City and County
SEE ALSO: San Diego City
& County Government Offices & Services
San Diego County - Official Website
San Diego County - Directory of Services
& Click on DEPARTMENTS or for more popular services: I WANT TO
San Diego City - Official Website
San Diego City - Directory of Services.
& Alphabetical List
§ Municipal Codes:
American Legal Publishing: Online Library
Municipal codes & ordinances for most U.S. states. Entire chapters can be downloaded.
E-Code Library - Municipal codes
Online municipal codes are organized alphabetically by state.
FindLaw's State Resources Indexes
Indexes for state codes and related legal sources.
Resources: State (CA) and Federal
§ U.S. Government Search Sites:
Fed World makes it easy to locate government information. A program of the US Department
The governments official search site, guide to online government information and services.
§ California State Government Sites:
California Franchise Tax Board
California Franchise Tax Board - Forms
Download, view and print California income tax forms and publications.
California Department of Consumer Affairs License Lookup
Check the license of any business licensed by the state of California. (Does not include
§ Federal Government Sites:
Internal Revenue Service
Social Security Administration.
ID Theft - Federal Trade Commission
Steps to Repair Identity Theft
·How to Create
an Identity Theft Report:
National Do Not Call Registry
For updates or further information from the Federal Trade Commission regarding this
Quick registration here: https://www.donotcall.gov/register/reg.aspx
U.S. Bureau of Consumer Protection
Vital Records: United States Vital Records Information -
Comprehensive resource for ordering vital records on the internet from any state. Note:
this is not a government site.
See specific categories for other federal government
Military & Veterans
Benefiting the US Army, US Navy, US Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard. Web resource for
all aspects of military living: includes military news, pay and benefits, education,
veteran resources, reunions and locators.
PopularMilitary - Military News Network
Military news, photos, videos, discounts, and more. Published by a publically owned
U.S. Department of Defense Official News
Veterans Business Directory
A nationwide directory of Veteran services, products and Veteran owned companies.
Military & Veteran search, forums, reunion information, obtain military records,
purchase military gear, share military pictures, view the Veteran Business Directory and
Wounded Warrior Project
Provides programs and services to severely injured service members during the time between
active duty and transition to civilian life.
Law research - San Diego County Public
Law & Legal info: Track laws and bills.
FindLaw Library: over 14,000 publications. Learn about the law, legal answers, legal
forms, legal news & commentary. Law blogs list.
The Legal Institute
The Legal Information Institute (LII) is a research and electronic publishing activity of
the Cornell Law School. Search for any law category by typing the subject keyword in their
search engine. Find just about anything about Law here.
Legal Information Search
Searches its own FindLaw database and also U.S. web databases, with several search
options. Includes searching of Government Departments, US Code, Federal Regulations,
Supreme Court and Circuit Court Cases. California - includes searching of California and
Federal Government databases and sites. Other US States - search state government servers.
Legal information, books, software & forms, and the NoloPedia with free legal
information. Assortment of free articles, FAQs, calculators, and law dictionary.
§ Copyright, Trademark and
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
The US Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) now offers Web access to bibliographic and
full-text patent databases.
U.S. Copyright Law
The complete law, with explanations. Excellent if you ever had questions in this field.
Complete U.S. Patent information.
Free Patent Search Online
A list of online databases for a free patent search covering Canada, the United States,
Europe, WIPO and the EPO free patent search, Japanese abstracts, and USPTO Depository
Patents.com provides one of the most comprehensive free patent search sites on the web.
Our powerful patent search engine is fast and easy to use.
Patent Searching and Inventing Resources
Complete Patent Searching Database and Patent Data Analytics Services.