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Stanford's Directories - Links to directories at Stanford, including the stanford.who? directory.

Stanford Libraries Telephone Directory for numbers of libraries and Stanford Libraries Staff Directory for numbers of staff members.

Stanford Libraries Subject Specialist Directory arranged alphabetically by subject area.


Switchboard, "the people and business directory." Includes e-mail, web sites, and phone numbers. includes reverse lookup. - business, people, e-mail, and web sites.

Gale's Ready Reference Shelf Stanford only Stanford only - select Proceed to use the following:

  • Encyclopedia of Associations (National, International, Regional, State, and Local Associations)
  • Directories in Print
  • Directory of Special Libraries and Information Centers
  • Encyclopedia of American Religions
  • Encyclopedia of Governmental Advisory Organizations
  • Gale Directory of Databases
  • Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media
  • Newsletters in Print
  • Publishers Directory
  • Research Centers Directory
  • International Research Centers Directory
  • Government Research Centers Directory

Thomas Register of American Manufacturers

U.S. Congress: Senate (Senators by state) and Write Your Representative — use your zipcode to find your representative in Congress.

Find a Business — includes maps.

Bigfoot — search for people, businesses, or websites.

World Pages — based on telephone directories in a variety of countries. Also includes e-mail and web sites.

Phone — Includes maps, directions, and hours.

AmeriCom Long Distance Area Decoder — Search by city to find area and country codes or by codes to find cities.


Directory of Scholarly and Professional E-Conferences.

WhoWhere online directory for e-mail.

U.C. Berkeley's CalNet Directory Services

Web Sites

Libweb Library servers via the World Wide Web.

American Universities — homepages for universities in the U.S.

Scholarly Societies Project from the University of Waterloo — includes web sites for over 1360 scholarly societies.

Zip Code

Zip Code Directory from the U.S. Postal Service.

National Address Server will give Zip+4 code for any valid U.S. postal address.

Interdisciplinary Directories

CogNet Directory of Professional Associations and Societies — professional associations related to the Cognitive Sciences.

The International Directory of African Studies Scholars

Middle East & Jewish Studies: Directories from Columbia University

National Environmental Directory including The Harbinger File

Humanities Directories

American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages with many links to Web resources.

International Directory of Medievalists Stanford only

Literary Market Place Stanford main campus only

Musical America online Stanford only.

Science Directories

Selected Directories in Biotechnology Available at Stanford University

Selected Directories and Catalogs in Polymer Science and Technology at Stanford University

ACS Directory of Graduate Research chemical research and researchers at universities in U.S. and Canada

The American Association of Petroleum Geologists has a membership directory, plus an engine for searching professionals and students by skills.

Association of American State Geologists is an organization of the chief executives of the state geological surveys in 50 states and Puerto Rico. This directory provides information such as address, Web site, and staff of the geological survey in each state.

Chemical Engineering Faculty Directory — an international directory that can be searched by faculty name and is browsable by geographic location/institution.

Community of Science Expertise Database — over 55,000 profiles of faculty researchers.

Directory of Geoscience Organizations of the World contains information on 401 geological surveys and other government-based earth sciences organizations from 163 countries and international organizations.

Engineering Library: Internet Directories

GEN Biotechnology Database

The Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Software Directory catalogues 1240 programs in the fields of Geotechnical Engineering, Soil Mechanics, Rock Mechanics, Engineering Geology, Foundation Engineering, Hydrogeology, Geoenvironmental Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Data Analysis and Data Visualisation and lists 757 worldwide suppliers and publishers of these programs. Programs are indexed by program name, program category, operating system and program status, and the Directory entries are listed by category. You can search the program descriptions. Program publishers and suppliers are indexed by organisation name and by country, and the Directory entries are listed in alphabetical order. The Directories of programs, publishers and suppliers are cross-referenced. The Directory also gives 31 links to other WWW sites featuring geotechnical, geoenvironmental or related software.

Guide to Geoscience Departments

International Astronomical Union members

Jivalti Library "an excellent resource for analyzing the technologies and products of hi-tech vendors" is free but requires user registration.

Linscott's Directory of Immunological and Biological Reagents Stanford only

National Science Foundation's Guide to Programs

Persons in Astronomy — Search for astronomy related persons, institutes, or addresses.

StarWorlds search for astronomy or space sciences organizations.

TechExpo Directory of Hi-Tech Organizations in the Engineering and Medical/Life Sciences

Social Science Directories

American Economic Association Directory of Members

Economics Departments and Associations

Economics Departments, Institutes and Research Centers in the World

Worldwide Email Directory of Anthropologists

Kathy Kerns
Head of Information Center
Cecil H. Green Library, Stanford University Libraries

Last modified: November 24, 2009

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