Scott Yanoff Special Internet Connections

          * SPECIAL INTERNET CONNECTIONS:    Last Update: 4/1/93 *
          * Compiled By:  Scott Yanoff - *
* A + by an entry designates new entries/changes to the list since last update *

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** There is a fantastic new book out called "A Student's Guide to UNIX"
   by Harley Hahn, published by McGraw-Hill.  It is an excellent guide to using
   UNIX and UNIX-based machines, with great examples and very well-written
   explanations.  I highly recommend getting a copy.

 -Agricultural Info.,   telnet or telnet
   Family Issues,        PENpages                              (Login: PNOTPA)
   Food & Nutrition,    telnet or telnet
   and Environment       CSU Freso ATI-NET                     (Login: super)
                        telnet or telnet
                         CUFAN (Clemson U Forestry & Ag. Net.) (Login: PUBLIC)
                        ftp (get file pub/nic/agricultural.list,
                         it contains agricultural email lists & services.)
   offers: Agricultural info (livestock reports, current market prices, etc.)

 -Almanac mail servers  mail or mail
                        mail or mail
   offers: USDA market news, articles about the use of computer in agricultural
           science, and Extension Computing Technology Newsletters.
    In body of letter: send guide  Other commands: send catalog

 -Am. Philos. Assoc.    telnet or telnet
   offers:  BBS for APA.  (Login: apa)

 -Amateur Radio          mail
   offers: Ascii files about Amateur Radio and electronics.
   Body of letter: help, info, send  or quit (ie send prospect)

 -Archie                telnet or                (Aussie)
                       +telnet or    (Austria)
                        telnet or       (Finland)
                        telnet or  (Ger.)
                       telnet or      (Israel)
                        telnet or (Japan)
                        telnet or      (Korea)
                        telnet or           (New Zealand)
                        telnet or telnet   (Sweden)
                        telnet or telnet  (TWN)
                        telnet or (UK/Ireland)
                        telnet or    (USA [MD])
                        telnet or         (USA [NE])
                        telnet or         (USA [NY])
                        telnet or     (USA [NJ])
   offers: Searches all ftp sites for any program you want.  (Login: archie)

 -Archie Mail Servers   mail archie@
   Subject: help  Offers: alterative Archie access to those w/o ftp or telnet.

 -Auroral Activity      finger or finger aurora@
   offers: Auroral activity warnings/watches/sightings, updated hourly.

 -Baseball Scores       finger for scores/standings OR
                        mail  w/Subject: MLB
   offers: The latter will subscribe you to receive Major League scores daily!

 +Backgammon Servers    telnet 8765 / 8765
   offers: Play Backgammon! (Login: guest)

 -Billboard Charts      finger
   offers: U.S. Top Pop singles for the week.

 +CancerNet             mail / gopher
    offers: Cancer info. statements thru email. Body-of-letter: help or spanish

 -CARL                  telnet or
   offers: Online database, book reviews, magazine fax delivery service.

 -CHAT                  telnet or telnet
   offers: Interactive AIDS & Epilepsy docs, simulated conversation(Login: chat)

 +Chat Clients          ftp      (4M Chat Service: cd pub/misc)
                        ftp     (ICB Chat Service: cd pub/tjk)
                        ftp       (IRC Chat Service: cd /irc/clients)
   Get chat client program from ftp sites, compile program (make) and execute.

 -Chess Server          telnet 5000 or 5000
   offers: Play/watch real-time chess w/ human opponents. Type 'help' for help

 -DataBase Via Finger   finger
   offers: Query databases on internet, newsgroups, etc via the finger command.

 -Dante Project         telnet or
   offers: Divine Comedy and reviews.  (Login: connect dante)

 -Diplomacy             mail or
                        mail or
   offers: Play the Avalon Hill game Diplomacy via email. Body-of-letter: help
   Note:  No new games are forming on the u.washington Judge, but substitute
           players are still needed.

 -DUATS                 telnet or telnet
                        telnet or telnet
  offers: Aviation weather, flight planning. (Login: )
         The first address is for certified pilots, the second for uncertified.

 -Earthquake Info.      finger or
   offers: Recent quake info (location, time, magnitude, etc.)

 -E-Math                telnet or
   offers: Am. Math. Soc. bbs w/ software and reviews. (Login/Password: e-math)

 -Educational Tech. Net telnet or telnet
   offers: Forums and discussion groups on medical tech. and edu. (Login: etnet)

 -FaxGate               mail
   offers: Send a Fax via computer.  In body-of-message: help

 -FDA BBS               telnet or telnet
   offers: FDA bbs (News releases, Aids info, consumer info...) (Login: bbs)

 -FEDIX                 telnet or telnet
   offers: info. on scholarships, minority assistance, etc. (login: fedix)

 -Fileserver via Email  mail
   offers: Humor, ASCII, etc.  At begining of line in message:  Filesend: help

 -Finger through Telnet telnet site 79    (example: telnet 79)
   "site" is the place you are fingering.  Once connected, type the username.

 -Freenet               telnet freenet-in-[a,b,c] or
                        telnet or (Login: visitor)
   offers: USA Today Headline News, Sports, etc...

 -FTP Mail              mail
   Subject:(hit return) Body-of-letter: help (return) quit Offers:ftp via email
   Body-of-letter: help.  Please, European users only.
   Body-of-letter: help or ftplist for a list of anon. ftp sites.

 -FTP Sites/Archives    ftp or ftp
   offers: Docs, 5 puritytests, the Bible, Dec. of Ind, /pub/Library
                        ftp or or
   offers: Gif archive, pc software. or
   offers: You name it, it's here!
                        ftp or
   offers: Software for MS-Dos computers, Mac, Amiga, Apple2, Apollo...
   offers: A huge software archive for PCs and UNIX.
   offers: How-to's about internet (how to email, ftp, telnet, etc.) in /pub/nic
   offers: All the text/humor files you'd want (tv, sex..) cd misc/fun/humor

 -Genetics Bank         mail
   Subject: help  Offers: genetic database/nucleic acid/protein sequence.

 -Geographic Server     telnet 3000 or 3000
   offers: Info by city or area code (Population, Lat./Long., Elevation, etc).

 -Global Land Info Sys. telnet or telnet
   offers: Land use maps of U.S., graphs/data of geological info.(Login: guest)

 -GO Server             telnet icsib18.icsi.Berkeley.EDU 6969 /
   offers:  Join others and play a game of GO. (Login/Password: choose your own)

 -Gopher                telnet or telnet
                        telnet or (logn: gwis)
                        telnet or telnet
                        telnet or
                        telnet or telnet
                        telnet or wsuinfo)
                        telnet or telnet
                        telnet or telnet
                        telnet or telnet
                        telnet or (Login: info)
                        telnet or telnet (Aussie)
                        telnet or (login: fred)
                        telnet or telnet     (Chile)
                        telnet or telnet (Denmark)
                        telnet or telnet
                        telnet or telnet
                        telnet or
                        telnet or telnet
                        telnet or telnet    (Login: info)
                        telnet or telnet   (Sweden)
                        telnet or     (Sweden)
                        telnet or (login: info)
  Offers:  access to other services, gophers, documents, etc. (Login: gopher)

 -Guitar Chords/TAB     ftp or ftp
   offers: Tablature/Chords for guitar in /pub/guitar.

 -Ham Radio Callbooks   telnet 2000 or 2000
                        telnet 2000 or telnet 2000
   offers: National ham radio call-sign callbook.

 -Handicap/Medical Site ftp or ftp
   offers: anonymous ftp of software and medical info.

 -HP Calculator BBS     telnet or telnet
   offers:  BBS for HP Calc. users, with chat mode.  (Login: new)

 -Hpcwire               telnet or telnet
   offers: Excellent menu-driven information searches. (Login: hpcwire)

 -Hytelnet Server       telnet or telnet
                        telnet or telnet
   offers: univ. & library catalogues around the world. (Login: hytelnet)

 -INFO - Rutgers CWIS   telnet or telnet
   offers: (Dictionary, Thesurus, Quotations Database) Recommend select LIBRARY

 -Info/Software Server  telnet or
   offers: journals, unix stuff, recipes, online cookbook, etc. login: info

 -Internet Resrce Guide ftp
   offers: compressed/tar'd list of net resources in /resource-guide.txt.tar.Z

 -Iowa Politcl. Stk Mkt telnet or
  offers: Buy & sell shares in political candidates. (Non profit research proj.)

 -IP Address Resolver   mail
                        mail  (body of letter: help)
   usage: in body-of-letter: site 
Mails you IP address of site. -IRC Telnet Client telnet or telnet telnet 9999 or 9999 telnet or telnet (Login: irc) offers: Internet Relay Chat access, like a CB on the computer. -ISAAC telnet or offers: Info. System for Advanced Academic Computing, for IBM users. -Law Library telnet or telnet ftp (cd /pub/law) offers: Law libraries and legal research. (Login: lawlib) Offers copies of laws for each state/computer laws, and more! -LawNet telnet or telnet offers: Law/Judicial info and catalogs access. (Login: lawnet) -Library Catalogs ftp (pub/internet/libcat-guide) offers: "Library Catalogs on the Internet: Strategies for Selection and Use" document (how, but not where; also get one of the following). ftp (library/libraries.txt) offers: "Accessing Bibliographic Databases" document. ftp (library/internet.library) offers: "Internet-Accessible Catalogs and Databases" document. -Library of Congress telnet or offers: COPY of Library of Congress (Assumes terminal is emulating a vt100). -LIBS telnet or telnet telnet or telnet offers: Access to nearly all online services seen in this list.(Login: LIBS) -List of Lists ftp or ftp mail (music list of lists) offers: List of interest groups/email lists in /netinfo/interest-groups. -Lunar/Planet. Instit. telnet or telnet offers: Resources on Geology, Geophys, Astron., Astrophys. (Login: lpi) -Lyric/Music Server ftp or ftp (in /pub/lyrics) offers: Lyrics, chords/tablature, and music pictures. (/pub/music/...) -Mail Srver/Usr Lookup mail in body of mail message: send usenet-addresses/[name searching for] -MicroMUSE telnet or telnet offers: Educational Multi-User Simulated Environment. (Login: guest). -MOLIS telnet or telnet offers: Minority Online Information Service. (Login: molis) -Monochrome telnet or telnet offers: Multi-user messaging system (w/ chat) (Login/Password: mono) -Music Newsletter mail (internet) or mail listserv@marist (bitnet) Body-of-letter: SUBSCRIBE UPNEWS Offers: Reviews, intviews. -NASA Headline News finger offers: Daily press releases from NASA. -NASA SpaceLink telnet or offers: Latest NASA news, including shuttle launches and satellite updates. -Nat'l Education BBS telnet or telnet offers: A limited-access system for NESP educators. (Login: guest) -NED telnet or telnet offers: NASA Extragalactic Database. (Login: ned) -Netfind User Lookup telnet or telnet telnet or telnet telnet or telnet telnet or telnet telnet or telnet telnet or telnet telnet sun.uakom.cs or telnet telnet or telnet telnet or telnet offers: Given a name and org./school, finds a user for you (login: netfind) -NetLib mail or mail offers: Math (usually Fortran) programs via email Body-of-letter: send index -News Mail Servers mail [newsgroup] offers: Post to Usenet news via email. (eg. [newsgroup] = alt-bbs) -Newton telnet or telnet offers: Gov't BBS for those teaching/studying sci., CS, math. (Login: newton) -NICOL telnet or telnet offers: Access to internet resources, Elec. Publishing Service (Login: nicol) -NICOLAS telnet or telnet offers: Network Info. Center On-Line Aid System (Login: dftnic) -NNTP News Servers telnet 119 or 119 +telnet 119 or telnet 119 or 119 telnet 119 or 119 telnet 119 or 119 +telnet 119 or 119 offers: Telnetable access to post to the Usenet news. -NOAA telnet or telnet offers: Nat'l Oceanic and Atmos. Admin. Lots of data! (Login: NOAADIR) -NODIS telnet or telnet telnet or telnet offers: Menu-driven access to Nat'l Space Science Data Center (Login: nodis) -NONA telnet or telnet offers: Nasa Science Internet Online Network Aid. (Login: nsinic) -Nuclear Data Center telnet or telnet offers: National nuclear data. (Login: nndc) -Oceanic Info. Center telnet or telnet (Login: info) -Oracle mail w/ subject: help offers: The Usenet Oracle answers all your questions! -OSS-IS ftp mail with "send index" as your msg. offers: Many FAQ's, ftp lists, library and service lists, gov't documents. -Project Gutenberg ftp or ftp offers: Many books in print and almanac files. cd pub/etext -Public-Access Unix telnet or offers: Free account, with access to various UNIX features. (login: new) -Public-Access Unix telnet or telnet telnet or telnet (Which host: um-m-net Enter 'g' for guest. login: newuser) -Queer Resource Dir. ftp offers: AIDS info/gay rights info. Recommen get file: README ( cd pub/QRD ) -QUERRI telnet or telnet offers: Questions on Univ. Extension. Regional Research Info (Login: querri) -Recipe Archives ftp (cd pub/recipes) ftp (cd pub/recipes) offers: Anonymous ftp site for MANY food recipes. -SDDAS telnet 540 or 540 offers: SW Research Data Display & Analysis Center. -SERVICES telnet or offers: Access to nearly every listed service! (Login: services) -Sid's Music Server mail Subject: BOOTHELP Offers: Lists of rare live recordings, cd's for sale. -Software Server (ASK) telnet or offers: On-line software search. (Login/password: ask) -SpaceMet telnet or offers: Science/space bbs about space exploration w/ info from NASA. -Sports Schedules NBA: telnet 859 / 859 NHL: telnet 860 / 860 MLB: telnet 862 / 862 NFL: telnet 863 / 863 offers: Sports schedules on-line. help for help, return for today's games. -StatLib Server mail Mail with line: send index. Offers: Prgms, Datasets, etc. for statisticians. -STIS telnet or offers: Science & Technology Information System. (Login: public) -Stock Market Report telnet or telnet offers: Public access unix for a fee, market report is free! (Login: guest) -Supreme Court Rulings ftp offers: ASCII files of Supreme Court rulings in directory /hermes +Trade Wars telnet 2002 or 2002 offers: Play the online multiplayer game on Trade Wars World BBS. -Travel Info. Library ftp or ftp offers: Travelogues, guides, FAQs. cd to the directory: /pub/rec-travel -Tropicl Strm Forecast finger offers: Seasonal forecast for Atl. Ocn. Also: finger forecast@ -UMD Info Database telnet or telnet offers: Info. docs on many subjects, incl. Supr. Crt Decisions (Login: info) -Used Music Server mail w/ subject: help offers: Users can buy/sell/trade CDs/LPs/Tapes or subscribe to the list. -UNC BBS telnet or telnet offers: Access to Library of Congress & nationwide libs (Login: launch) -UUCP map entries by mail: mail (body: help) usage: in body-of-letter: uucp uucp_site Mails you UUCP map entry -WAIStation telnet or telnet telnet SWAIS.CWIS.UCI.EDU or telnet or telnet telnet or (Login: wais) telnet or offers: Wide Area Info. Service. (Login: swais) -Weather Service telnet 3000 or offers: City/State forecasts, ski conditions, earthquake reports, etc. -Weather Maps ftp offers: Surface analysis & current infrared weather maps GIFs. (cd wx) -Webster Dict. Servers telnet 2627 or 2627 telnet or (login: webster) offers: Dictionary/Spelling service. Type "HELP" for info. (ALL CAPS!) +White House releases mail Clinton-Info@Campaign92.Org with the subject: Help offers: Subscribe to White House press releases (news, speeches, etc.) -Whois Service List ftp (pub/whois/whois-servers.list) offers: List of "whois" servers. -Whois Services telnet or telnet mail (w/ subject: help OR send RFC-xxxx.TXT, with xxxx being the RFC number) +telnet 185 (Knowbot Info Serv.) offers: Way to find internet address given a keyword. To access type: whois -World-Wide Web telnet or telnet (USA [NJ]) telnet FATTY.LAW.CORNELL.EDU or telnet telnet or telnet (SWISS) telnet or telnet (ISRAEL) offers: Access to various documents, lists, and services. (Login: www) -ZIB Electronic Libr. telnet or telnet offers: Library of software, links to other libraries. (Login: elib) * NOTE: NO LOGIN NAMES OR PASSWORDS ARE REQUIRED UNLESS STATED OTHERWISE! * NOTE: FOR FTP SITES, LOGIN AS anonymous, Password is your email address. * (C) 1993. 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