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Biografii,Marci,Citate

s9: Notable Citizens of Planet Earth
Bios, name spellings of 18,000 famous people.

Biography.com
The TV show on A&E has a database of bios on famous people. Good for fact-checking.

American National Biography Online
The American National Biography (ANB) offers portraits of more than 17,400 people. The site includes feature illustrations, hyperlinked cross-reference, links to selected Web sites and powerful search capabilities. It requires a user name and password, though.

Today in Literature
A calendar of engaging stories about the great books, writers, and events in literary history.

Calendars Through the Ages

Peoplespot.com
A good fact-checking site. Biographies, vital records, demographics, population and census statistics, e-mail, phone, reverse and professional directories, newsgroups, chat rooms.

Fagan Finder: Biographies

Research Connect
An integrated research database connecting the media with leading financial, political, technical, social, legal, medical, scientific, economic and business research. You can contact numerous researchers simultaneously, store favorite researchers and media contacts, etc.

USPTO: Trademark Database
Check this database to see if something is trademarked; be it a logo or a name. Hit the search button under the trademark heading on the left side navigation. Enter what you’d like to search for an you’ll get a response including type of business, intended use, date of filing, etc. It is just a great resource.

PBS Frontline: Bios
Biographies of several people profiled on the show.

Celebrity Almanac

SmokingGun.com: Accidental Obits
A listing of mistaken obits on public figures.

InfoPlease Almanac Biographies
Look up political leaders and celebrities.

Forbes People Tracker
Must register to use. Track more than 120,000 executives and members of the Forbes rich and celebrity lists. Customized e-mail alerts, research public companies and news updates!

Internet Movie Database
Includes biographical information on celebrities.

WordThink
Links to dictionaries, etc. Features word of the day and archives.

MediaTenor.com
Features extensive data on media content analysis available free of charge. Every week the site updates with new data, such as the most quoted CEO, companies, politicians of the month in International media. There�s also a free newsletter sent twice a week with the latest articles about agenda-setting, the influence of media in public opinion.

Quash Those Dead People Rumors Page
A celebrity you may have thought was dead isn’t.

Who’s Dead and Who’s Alive
A celebrity you may have thought was dead isn’t.

Famous Texans
Organized by topic, this site offers bios of the most famous from the Lone Star state.

Nobel Laureates Specialized Biography Search

Distinguished Women Specialized Biography Search

BBC Country Profiles
Guides to various countries.

Aneki.com
Rankings and statistics on hundreds of topics and countries. The cleanest country, the country with the most mobile phones per capita, etc.

EasyBib.com
Helps you make bibliographies.

Bad Puns.com

Puns Galore

Prominent Anarchists Specialized Biography Search

Famous Artists Specialized Biography Search

QUData.com: Data Mining Tools and Library
Data mining and knowledge for journalists or anyone needing online calculators. The site features online tools and library resources.

ObitCentral.com
This one comes from Al’s Morning Meeting on Poynter.org: „ObitCentral.com is a clearinghouse for obituaries. You can search the most notable obits of the day worldwide. You can read thousands upon thousands of obits and cemetery inscriptions from a hundred years ago.”

Obit Writing Tips
Suggestions from journalist Gerry Goldstein.

GoodQuotes.com
Funny and some meaningful quotes and who said them.

USPTO: Trademark Database
Check this database to see if something is trademarked; be it a logo or a name. Hit the search button under the trademark heading on the left side navigation. Enter what you’d like to search for an you’ll get a response including type of business, intended use, date of filing, etc. It is just a great resource.