A journalist's toolbox
IFP Journalist to Journalist — The IFJ Safety Fund — Send a donation today to: A/C 611-0122022-66, Credit Lyonnais Belgium, Ave. Marnix 17, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
UK latest news Reuters; Press Association. U.K. Weather
US latest news AP; Reuters; News Index (searchable); Newspage; Starting Point U.S. sources plus a customisable organizer page for news links
Rest of the world Er...Africa ; Arabia; India; Mongolia
Find a source 8,000 free experts; ProfNet a collaborative of 11,000 public relations professionals linked by Internet to give journalists and authors convenient access to expert sources; ExpertSource Finds experts on specific topics.
Find a stock photo Veritas' Directory
Name that ruler Rulers Gives names and dates of the world's heads of state, past and present.
Conduct an online survey Zoomerang allows individuals to create online surveys using simple forms.
Phone books Phone Ferret — free download searches the Web for phone numbers; Reverse phone book (US)
Locate that elusive Shakespearean quote Search Shakespeare — searches the bard's complete works
Reporter training Excel Checklist — Essential spreadsheet skills for journalists; Exercizes for newsroom training
US demographic data American Demographic Archived library of past and present editions with links to consumer reports and government census sites; U.S. Census Bureau "Quick Facts."
Future Events FENS (Future Events News Service)
Legal considerations Copyright basics
Travel tools UK Train timetables; International Road atlas; Biztravel Reservations information; UK Railway information; Travelocity Home Page; T.I.S.S - Database; On-Line Discounted Air Fares & Flight Reservations; DESTINATIONS - Business and Leisure Travel; EasySabre
Communications tools Free faxing services - How to send a fax from the WWW; Short Message Service - Send a text message to a cellphone in over 35 countries.
Quick conversions Classic 164 Currency Converter; Convert-it Measurement converter
Film reference Internet Movie Database
History reference History Research Online
General reference Ask Jeeves! Smart answers fast; Biographical dictionary; Bible; CIA World Factbook (or if that link fails, try this one); Fast Facts; Medication look-up; Internet Encyclopedia; J. D. Lasica's resources; UK address and postcode finder; Yellow pages and Yellow Pages
Writing tools American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language; Chicago Manual of Style FAQ; Dictionary.com; ; The Elements of Style [Strunk & White]; The Exploding Dictionary; The Forest of Rhetoric; Roget's Thesaurus; Indispensable Writers' Resources; Merriam Websters Dictionary; Online Dictionary — gives free online access to Science Dictionary, Medical Dictionary etc.
Libraries The Alex catalogue; BARD (Bodleian Access to Remote Databases); The Electric Library; Electronic Bookshelf; ILTweb5 Academic Digital Text Index; Internet Classics Archive; IPL (Internet Public Library); IPL Reading Room; Literature resources; Malaspina University-College Great books index; The Online Literature Library; Online Books Initiative; The Online Books Page; Poets' Corner; Project Bartleby; U.S. Library of Congress; The World-Wide Web Virtual Library: Literature, Subject Catalogue, Theatre and Drama; Yahoo Library list
Markets AWOC.COM — The Writer's Place; Writers' Market online; Freelance writers' market page
Recruitment California journalism jobs bank; Content Exchange Classifieds; Editor & Publisher Classifieds; The Employment Wizard; The Guru Marketplace; The Media Network; The Monster Talent Market; RecruitNet; Scripps Job Resources; telecommuting jobs for writers.
Sports The British Society of Sports History Worldwide Web Information Service; Fact City
UK government Today's press releases [all depts]; National Statistics — the Official United Kingdom Statistics Site; Office for National Statistics; CCTA Government Information Service; Press release archive; Parliament; National Criminal Intelligence Service (NCIS); Regional Arts Boards of England; Home Office Emergency Planning Division
UK business Yahoo! UK & Ireland Stock Exchange Latest figures and stories; The Financial Times Diary; Wire; Newsdesk news and press release service; Inland revenue help, statistics, and reports; The Treasury; Institute of Chartered Accountants; Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy; Directory of business home pages
US business Yahoo! US Stock Exchange Latest figures and stories; CNOC company stories; Press release and customisable news service ; Newspage; ClariNet Search; Real Pages; Access Business
I.T. sources CNET Radio; Virtual Press Office; Internet stories The Link Exchange; UK Plus (UK web sites)
Military The British Army; Global Defence Review:; Milnet: Open Source (sic) Military Information Database
Miscellaneous AlterNet Institute for Alternative Journalism [U.S.]; Campaign for Press and Broadcasting Freedom; Committee to Protect Journalists; Communications and Journalism academic sites; EC Information Society Project Office; Editor and publisher home page; Hints for features; Internet newsroom; Journalism Links [mostly U.S.]; Journalism Resources (Copyright 1999-97: Nikos Markovit); Mail Lists; The Yahoo News: Journalism directory; More of J. D. Lasica's links; Writers' toolbox internet resources for writers.