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Back to TopKEY SEARCH ENGINES

Ask.com
Bing
Gigablast
Google
Google Book Search
Google Scholar
Open WorldCat
Yahoo

Back to TopTHE FLAVORS OF GOOGLE

Google (Alerts)
Google (Answers)
Google (Blog Search)
Google (Book Search)
Google (Business)
Google (Checkout)
Google (Desktop)
Google (Directory)
Google (Documents)
Google (Earth)
Google (Experimental)
Google (Finance)
Google (Government)
Google (Groups) Search Usenet News
Google (Images)
Google (Labs)
Google (Language Tool)
Google (Maps)
Google (News Archive Search)
Google (News Search)
Google (Product Search)
Google (Scholar)
Google (Special Searches)
Google (Toolbar)
Google (Video)
Google (Web Search Features)
Google (Zeitgeist)
Google Advanced Operators
Google Help Center
Google IPO
Google Life Photo Archive
Google Watch
PolyCola - formerly Gahoo!Yoogle
Scroogle

Back to TopOther Search Engines

A9 Search
All the Web
Altavista (Advanced)
AOL Search
European Search Engines
GovEngine.com
HotBot
Midomi
Pipl - People Search
Search Engine Colossus
Search Engines Worldwide
Search-This
USA.Gov
USA People Search
WolframAlpha
Yippy!
ZapMeta.com
More Search Engines

Back to TopMETA SEARCH ENGINES

DogPile
IXQuick
Muse
Vivisimo Search
More Meta Search Engines

Back to TopBUSINESS DIRECTORIES

Alibaba.com
Anywho
Business.com
BuyerZone.com
dexknows.com (yellow pages business directory)
Dun and Bradstreet
EuroPages
FDIC Institution Directory (Database)
Google Product Search
Industrial Leaders
InfoSpace
IQS Industrial Manufacturers Directory
Kellysearch
Kompass.com
Minnesota Mailing Lists
Reference USA*
Small Business Solutions
SnapNames.com
Still Made in USA
Telephone Directory - Worldwide
ThomasNet.com
Zycon
More Business

Back to TopSTATISTICS: CENSUS

1997 Economic Census Data
2000 Census (Minnesota)
2002 Economic Census Reports
American Fact Finder
Building Permits
Census and Demographic Data
Census Product Update
Census Transportation Planning Package
CensusScope
County Business Patterns
Current Population Survey
Economic Census 2007
Historical Census Browser
Income Statistics
Integrated Public Use Microdata Series
Minnesota Demographic Profiles
New Residential Construction
Population Profile of the U.S. 2000
Quarterly Financial Report
Service Annual Survey 2001
U.S. Census Bureau : Age Data
U.S. Census Bureau : Building Permits
U.S. Census Bureau : Manufacturing and Mineral Industries
U.S. Census Bureau : Population Estimates Program
U.S. Census Bureau : Retail & Wholesale Trade
U.S. Census Bureau : State & County QuickFacts
U.S. Census Data 2000 (All U.S.)
U.S. Census Data 2000 (MN)
U.S. Census Gazetteer
Zip Code Statistics

Back to TopINTERNATIONAL

Country A-Z Links
Commodity Trade Statistics
Country Commercial Guides*
Flags of the World
Foreign Per Diem Rates
Foreign Trade Statistics
Global Edge - International Business Portal
Global Market Information Database (GMID)**
IFS Online
Importing into the United States
Industry Analysis By Country*
Industry Sector Data
International Data Base
International Financial Statistics
International Trade Statistics
Minnesota Trade Office - Market Research (2009)
NationMaster
TradeStats Express
United Nations Cyberschoolbus
The World Factbook
More International Links

Back to TopDULUTH

Craigslist Duluth
Duluth Area Biography Index
Duluth Area Obituary Index
Duluth Calendar of Events
Duluth Industry Presence
Duluth Leading Employers
Duluth Map
Duluth MN Freecycle
Duluth-MN-USA.com
Duluth Expanding Companies
Duluth Retail Sales Index
Duluth Transit Authority (Bus)
Duluth/USA Unemployment Comparison
Higher Ed. in Duluth, 2008
NOAA Forecast - Duluth
OodleDuluth
UMD Campus Data Book

Back to TopKEY REGIONAL LINKS

Arrowhead Links
Northland Connection

Back to TopMINNESOTA TOURISM

Info for Minnesota Tourism Businesses & Organizations
  Customer Survey Report
  The Economic Impact of Expenditures By Travelers for 2005-2006
The Economic Impact of Expenditures By Travelers for June 2007 to May 2008
Fishing-Hunting Survey
Ironrange.org
Minnesota’s Northeast Region and The Profile of Travelers
  Minnesota Tourism Research
  2004 Minnesota Sales Tax Statistics
  Summer 2005 Minnesota Traveler Profile
  Winter 2005-2006 Traveler Profile
  Winter 2005-2006 Lodging Revenues
Minnesota Tourism Industry
Minnesota Tourism Reports
Sales Tax Statistics for Leisure and Hospitality Industry
Top Attractions in MN, 2005 (Prelim.)
Tourism- United States
Tourism Center - U of MN

Back to TopZIP CODES

Community Information by Zip Code- Oviatt Library
ESRI Data Zip Look Up Tool
Melissa Data Zip Code Map
Zip Code Boundary Map
Zip Code Statistics- U.S. Census Bureau
ZIPskinny

Back to TopIMAGES

American Memory - Lib. of Congress
Ask.com Images
Bing Images
Digital Content Library
Google Image Search
Minnesota Reflections
Visual Resources Database
World Digital Library
Yahoo! Image Search

Back to TopFILM & TV

Blip.tv - P47 Thunderbolt
The Concious Media Network
FindSounds
FORA.tv
GettyImages Archive Films
Google Video
The Greatest Films
Hulu
International Historic Films
The Internet Movie Database
The Mike Wallace Interview
Milestone Films
MN Video Vault
Movie Review Query Engine
Movie-STAR
Reel Classics
TED Conference Presentations
TV.com
TV Party
Universial Newsreels
Yahoo TV
YouTube
Zinema2

Back to TopCOMICS

Blondie
Cartoon Bank
Dilbert
Doonesbury
Trogdor
Washington Post Comics

Back to TopKEY DATABASES

Academic OneFile*
Academic Search Premier*
Accounting Literature*
American Factfinder
BizStats
Britannica Online*
Business & Company Resource Center*
Business News*
Business Source Premier*
Business Source Premier - New
Company Profiles (BSP via EBSCO)
Country Commercial Guides*
Country Profiles*
Country Reports (BSP via EBSCO)
Current Industrial Reports (CIR)
Datamonitor Industry Profiles*
EconLit*
EBSCO MegaFILE
Emerald*
FEDSTATS
Find Articles
Gallup Brain*
globalEDGE - International Business Portal
Global Market Information Database (GMID)*
Google Scholar
GPO Access
GPO Access Search
Hoover's
IFS Online
Index to Minnesota Business Periodicals
Industry Analysis By Country*
Industry Overviews*
Industry Profiles (BSP via EBSCO)
Ingenta*
International Financial Statistics
Investment Reports *
ITPro (Books 24/7)*
JSTOR*
Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands - Country Links
Law Reviews*
Legal News*
Lexis-Nexis*
LexisNexis Statistical*
Masterfile Premier*
MERGENT Online*
Mergent/Moody's Manual Collection*
Minnesota Northstar
Mintel Reports*
Morningstar Investment Research Center*
NationMaster
NBER: National Bureau of Economic Research
NetAdvantage*
NewsStand*
Open WorldCat
Oxford English Dictionary*
Population Index on the Web
Rankings & Market Share *
Reference Universe*
Reference USA*
Research Insight*
RIA Checkpoint*
Roper Center for Public Opinion Research*
Science-Direct*
SEC Filings*
SEC Form Descriptions
SEC Info
SourceOECD*
SRDS Media Solutions
Stat-USA*
Swot Analyses*
SWOT Analyses (BSP via EBSCO)
Telephone Directory Worldwide
Ulrich's Periodicals Directory*
ValuationResources.com
Wall Street Journal*
Web of Knowledge*
Wikipedia
Wiley Journals*
WorldCat*
World Public Opinion
More Databases

Back to TopREADY REFERENCES

Abbreviations
Business Glossary
Business Biographies
Business History Books from Kipnotes
Business Plans
Business Plans Handbook
Chambers Online Reference
Consumer Price Index Calculations
Convert Plus
Diciontary.com
DTIC Online - Public Scientific & Technical Information - formerly Public STINET
EH.net: How Much is That? - Historical Money Data
Encyclopedia of American Industries
Encyclopedia Britannica Online*
Encyclopedia of Business
Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society
Encylcopedia of Management
Encyclopedia of Small Business
The European Library
Exchange Rates
Financial Calculators
Harris Interactive
Health Map
HyperDictionary
How Products Are Made
Inflation Calculator
Library of Congress - Business

LiveCurrencyConverter.com
Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Thesaurus
Merriam-Webster's Dictionary
MIT-Free Video Courses
National Atlas
National Atlas - Printable
NetMBA Business Knowledge Center
Oanda - The Currency Site
OneLook Dictionary Search
Oxford Reference Online*
Radio Ad Prices By State
Ref EBooks By Title
Salary List
Salary Surveys
Trend Watching
Universal Currency Converter
U.S. Depository Ready Reference Collection
What is a Dollar Worth?
WikiHow
Wikipedia- The Free Encyclopedia
Woopido! Business Quotations
Wordnik
World Almanac*
World Atlas of Maps, Flags and Geography Facts
World Gazetteer

Back to TopBUSINESS LIBRARIAN TOOLS

American Made Products Directory
Barbara's Libraries Page
Best Information on the Net
Business 2.0: Guide to Business Links
Company Histories
Convert PDF to DOC - Downloads
ElectronicRes Trb-shoot
Financial Accounting Standards
Fulltext Librarian Toolkit
Gen'l Bus. Reference
How to Use Value Line
Jing
Leading American Businesses
Lexis-Nexis*
Lexis-Nexis Additions and Deletions
Libdex
LibGuide for LibStaff
LibGuides - Doreen List
Librarians' Index to the Internet
Librarians' Resource Centre
Library Juice
Library Marketing Treasures
LibrarySpot.com
Library Stuff
libraryh3lp Twitter
LibGuides Intro
Libguides Logon
Link Check Page
Link Checker - Firefox Extension
OAIster
Price's List of Lists
Reference for Business
Search Engine Comparison
Search Engines and Phone Books
The Spire Project
TC Business Library Guide
UMD Library Service Statistics
UTHINK blog login
Virtual Acquisition Shelf & News Desk
The XML Toolkit

Back to TopSTATISTICS: MINNESOTA

2000 Census - Minnesota
Atlas of Minnesota, Online Edition
Center for Small Towns - County Information
County Business Patterns
Duluth Retail Sales Index
Economagic - Minnesota
Economic Reports
Hispanic/Latino Population in Minnesota: 2000
MetroMSP
Minnesota Business Expansion Reports
Minnesota Community Profiles
Minnesota County Profiles
Minnesota Demographic Center
Minnesota Demographic Profiles
Minnesota Export Statistics
Minnesota Industry Reports and Fact Sheets
Minnesota Properties and Community Profiles
Minnesota Population Notes
Minnesota Statistical Data
QCEW Data Tool
State and County QuickFacts - Minnesota
State of Housing 2003: Duluth & St. Louis County
Summer 2005 Minnesota Traveler Profile
Traffic Volume Maps
U.S. Census Data 2000 - MN

Back to TopSTATISTICS: NON-CENSUS

2002 National Industry-Specific
The 2009 Statistical Abstract
BizStats
Business, Economics & Labor: US Govt. Docs
City-Data.com
Consumer Expenditure Survey
Consumer Price Index
County Health Rankings
DataPlace
Economic Report of the President
ForeignTrade Statistics
Index of Economic Freedom
Industries at a Glance BLS
Industry, Trade, and the Economy
International Data Base
LexisNexis*
LexisNexis Statistical*
LexisNexis World Almanac*
MelissaData: Free Online Lookups
NationMaster
Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates
OffStats (International)
Pew Internet & American Life Project
State and County QuickFacts
Statistics
TerraFly
TradeStats Express
U.S. Unemployment Map
Wisconson's WORKnet
Working in the 21st Century
ZIPskinny

More Statistics

Back to TopTRADE SHOWS & CONFERENCES

AllConferences.com
Biz Tradeshows
BVents.com

Conference Community Directory
Conventions.net
EventsEye
Expo Database

ExpoWorld
TSNN
Trade Show Week Directory
What's a "Trade Show?"

Back to TopUNDER CONSTRUCTION

Course Guides Re-Design
How to Use "Launch Pad"
Launch Pad Re-Design (Design 1)(Design 2)(Index Page)
New Launch Pad Pages
Starting Points: "Which Source Should I Use?"

Back to TopMUSIC

Naxos Music Database*

Back to TopNEWS

1st Headlines
1st Headlines - Business
ABC
American Public Media
English Aljazeera
BBC News
Budgeteer News
Business Journal
BusinessNorth.com
Business Week Online
CBS
Center for Constitutional Rights
Center for Public Integrity
Christian Science Monitor
CNN
CNN Money
Daily Kos - State of the Nation
Drudge Report
Free Duluth News Tribune
Duluth News Tribune 1995-
Economist
Financial Times
Fox News
Google News Archive Search
Google News Search
KBJR
KDLH
Minnesota Daily
Minnesota Public Radio
MSNBC - News
OnTheIssue.org
National Public Radio
News Links (Launch Pad)
NewsHour with Jim Lehrer
Newspaper Links
Newswise
New York Times (Recent)
Pacifica Foundation
Public Radio International
Reuters
Free St. Paul Pioneer Press
St. Paul Pioneer Press 1988-
Spiegel Online International
Star Tribune
Superior Daily Telegram
TPMmuckraker
UMD Statesman
UPI
USA Today
Wall Street Journal
Washington Post
WDIO
WDSE
World News
Yahoo! Finance
More News

Back to TopBOOKS

Library Catalog
AddALL
Amazon.com
Barnes & Noble
BiblioFind
Book Information
Books in Print
ChoiceReviews.online
Digital Books Index
ebrary
LibWeb
Middle East ebrary
Northern Lights Books & Gifts
Online Books Page
Online Books Page - New
Open Library
Open WorldCat
Oxford Scholarship Online
WorldCat
viaLibri
More Books

Back to TopMISCELLANEOUS

All of Craigslist
Bidz
Big Mac Index
Bizstats
Blinkx TV
Bloglines
Classic TV Themes
Consumer World
ConvertIt
CostOwl.com
Craigslist Cities
CraigZoom
Create PDF Online
Daily Snopes
Ebay
Emergence Of Advertising In America: 1850 - 1920
ePier
Free Business Forms
Greenwich Mean Time
Half.com
Hotmail.com
The Internet Archive
MN Dept. of Public Safety - Driver and Vehicle Services
MolecularExpressions.com
MySimon.com
NE MN Radio
NNDB
Open CRS- Congressional Reports
PageWise
Placeography
Population Index
PriceGrabber.com
Seminars, Classes, Corporate Training and Conferences
S&P 500 Profit Index
SnipURL
Sound Effects
Soundsnap
SpeedTrap.org
Take Back Your Time Day
TenbyTen.org
Terraserver
TinyURL
TV Cream Themes
USDA ERS Search
U.S. POPClock
U.S. World POPClock
ValueBasedManagement.net
WebBRD - Bankruptcy
More Miscellaneous

Back to TopMISCELLANEOUS - JV

Alaska SeaLife Center
Albertus Magnus College
Bachcroft Mailing Return Address Labels
Belle Plaine Now
BirthDatabase.com
Bohemica.com
Christmas City
Consulate Czech Republic
Czech Destinations
Dalai Lama Visits Iowa
Democratic Underground
"Ding" Darling Cartoons
Don-June Dedication 1-7-09
Duluth, MN Pictures
Eat Right 4 Your Type
Film Talks
Fhqwhgads1
Fhqwhgads2
Ghost Town - Kidd of Speed
A Great Day
Harry Welty Snowsculpting
Holy Rosary School
Howjsay.com
International Tracing Service Inventory Search
Mad Woodpecker
March or Die
Marshall School
Mercury Retrograde
Ms. Dewey
Notre Dame High School
Obesity Network
RoadOde
Rudy Johnson Dedication 9-3-09
Search Documentaries
Social Security Death Index
Solveig Johnson Art Exhibit
TCF Bank
Thoughts on the Czech Republic
Twitter / Jim Vileta
Yahoo News (Oddly Enough)

Back to TopUMD

UMD Bagley Nature Area
UMD BBER (Bureau of Business and Economic Research)
UMD Calendars and Events
UMD CED Hompage
UMD Course Catalog
UMD Currents
UMD Department Directory
UMD Food Services

UMD Human Resources
UMD LSBE Hompage
UMD Master Plan
UMD Phone Directory
UMD Photo Library
UMDStudents.com

Back to TopUM-TC

UM-TC Business Library
UM-TC Business Reference

UM-TC Government Publications
U of MN Benefits
U of MN Budget FAQ
U of MN Budget Information
U of MN Civil Services
U of MN Payroll

Back to TopWATTS

Alan Watts... an interactive experience
AlanWatts.com

Allan Watts Lectures
Alan Watts Lectures and Essays
Alan Watts - Natal Horoscope
AlanWatts.net
Alan Watts Podcast
Alan Watts Quotes
Alan Watts Seminars
Alan Watts Theatre
Alan Watts - Wikipedia
Biography and Timeline of Alan Watts
Books by Alan Watts
Drawing of Alan Watts
Hartley Film Foundation
The Mystic Rider - Alan Watts
ODEO - Alan Watts Podcast
Quotes by Alan Watts
Who Was Alan Watts?

Back to TopWEATHER

BBC Weather 
ForecastCenter.com

Intellicast Weather
Minnesota Cities Local Forecasts
Minnesota Forecasts
National Weather Service
NOAA Current WX Conditions
NOAA Maps
NOAA Weather Radio
RAP Real-Time Weather Data
Real-Time U.S. Composite Satellite Images
Space Weather
Weather.com
Weather Matrix
Weather Underground
World Climate 

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