The CUSI master site for background information and the
list of CUSI services.
Lynx users should use this
radio button version of CUSI.
These are some manual indices of WWW-based information useful for
finding well-known services.
CUI W3 Catalog (Newfie mirror of main
Catalog) is a fairly comprehensive semi-automated
high-quality global index.
is semi-distributed/autmated special global
index for the Web.
The popular Yahoo features a
hierarchically organised subject tree.
GNA Meta-Library is becoming more out of date as it is
maintained manually, but has got non-WWW refernces also.
On-Line Directory (UK)
is one of any claiming to be the "the ultimate
Internet reference" soon...
is a database where anybody can add URLs.
comp.infosystems.announce search engine refers to your local News system
for the actual articles (which may no longer exist).
Robot generated WWW Indices
These indices of WWW-based resources are generated by
robots, and therefore very complete, but are more likely to
find too much information.
The Lycos robot is probably the largest.
WebCrawler is smaller, but more up-to-date.
The comprehensive Harvest
Resource Discovery system has a demo database of WWW Pages.
The EInet Galaxy
also has a subject tree.
InfoSeek is commercial, but
have a limited free demo facility.
is an index in the UK, which is not actively maintained.
If they don't help, the
RBSE URL Search, the Nikos,
You might also try Open Text,
who cannot currently be queried via CUSI.
Other Internet Indices
These are not WWW-based, but may well be of interest.
Whole Internet Catalog is an up-to-date
copy of the appendix in Ed Krol's The Whole Internet Guide.
Veronica searches Gopherspace, but is very busy
and often gives far too many matches to be useful.
WAIS Directory of servers will find relevant WAIS
Clearinghouse for Subject-Oriented Internet Resource
Guides has lists of resource guides.
is a full-featured
gateway for the web, and locates files on Anonymous FTP sites.
The Language List
Free Compilers and Interpreters List should be obvious.
Mac Software Catalog is a Web view of Michigan's Mac Archive.
IBMPC Windows Archive
is part of the
HENSA/Micros archive, and the
is also maintained by HENSA in the UK.
You might also check out the
Virtual Shareware Library (SHASE),
with search engines for UNIX, Mac, Windows, DOS, Atari, Amiga etc.
There is no single good way for finding people on the
NetFind Gopher uses a number of different sources
to locate people. This
UFN Search will find people in the X.500 directory.
You can query the
Internet domains database to look for organisations on the net.
For Internet related standards and proposed standards you
can use the
RFC Index Search and
Internet Draft Index Search
The Unified CS TR Index gives nice HTLM abstracts, and
Rick Harris maintains a WAIS database of
Computer Science Technical Reports.
SEL-HPC Article Archive contains databases on High
Performance Computing and other disciplines.
CIA World Factbook is the 1993 edition.
Alex is a Catalogue of Electronic Texts on the Internet.