Reference Sources/Directories

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Connexions Library

Addresbuch Alternativer Projekte
Meger, Peter
Book
Over 500 pages (5" x 7 1/2), written mostly in German. An extensive European resource guide to alternative projects. Contains several indices including an index of the alternative press. ...
Africa: A Directory of Resources
Thomas P. Fenton & Mary Heffron (eds.)
Book
1988
Alternative Access Directory
Book
1984
1984 edition lists 1100 organizations in 32 categoriers such as Alternative Media, appropriate technology, educational resources, grants/fundraising handicapped, health care, human rights, networking,...
Canada 411: The Phone Directory for Everyone
Website
Online Canadian phone directory.
Canadian Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Resource Directory
Website
Listings of organizations and businesses which offer services and support for the gay, lesbian and bisexual communities of Canada. Non-profit.
Canadian Peace Educators' Directory
Macintosh, Rob (ed)
Book
1987
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Communities Directory: A Guide to Cooperative Living
Book
1995
This work lists 540 North American communities and 70 abroad, including contact information and a full self-description.
Connexions Annual 1989: A Social Change Sourcebook: Information and ideas about social and environmental alternatives
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Book
1989
The Connexions Annual is simultaneously a reference book and an introduction to the world of social and environmental alternatives.
The Connexions Annual 1989: A Social Change Sourcebook: Information and Ideas About Social and Environmental Alternatives
Diemer, Ulli (ed)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1989
The 1989 edition of the Canadian directory of grassroots groups working for social and environmental alternatives.
Connexions Annual 1994: A Sourcebook of Social and Environmental Alternatives
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1994
Simultaneously a reference book and an introduction to the world of social and environmental alternatives. The bulk of the Annual is devoted to listings of grassroots groups. It also contains a series...
A Dictionary of Marxist Thought
Bottomore, Tom
Book
1983
A Directory of Literacy and Adult Basic Education Programs in Ontario
Literacy Ontario, Ontario Ministry of Skills Development
Book
1988
Directory of Progressive Organizations
Website
A list of activist organizations which are members of IGC.
Ethnocultural Directory of Canada 1990: Repertoire Ethnoculturel du Canada
Bathalon, Real, Lemieux, Nathalie
Book
1989
A listing of 240 Canadian organizations (157 from Quebec) with descriptions, in English and French, of their objectives, services, activities and publications.
Field Guide to Alternative Media: A Directory to Reference & Selection Tools Useful in Accessing Small & Alternative Press Publications and Independently Produced Media
Case, Patricia J. (ed.), Task Force on Alternatives in Print
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1984
A listing of tools that list, index or review primarily small and alternative press publications and independently-produced media. The Field Guide is divided into four sections: Subject and Trade Dire...
Getting the Goods: Information in BC How to Find It, How to Use It
Oustonm, Rick
Book
1990
A guide to the basic sources of information -- the tools of the trade -- that all reporters, researchers and investigators rely on.
Global Directory of Palestine Activist and Related Organizations
Database
2010
A listing of organizations working on Palestinian justice issues.
Guide to Ecology Information and Organizations
Book
1976
Ecology address book. Written primarily for public librarians and library patrons.
International Blacklist 1983: An Anti-Authoritarian Directory
Book
An International directory of anti-authoritarian groups and publications. P. 123 has a list of documentation centres on anarchism. P. 139 has publishing houses and disributors. ...
Macrocosm USA: Possibilities for a New Progressive Era
Book
1992
An environmental, political and social solutions handbook and directory.
Media Names & Numbers: Your Connection to the Media
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2000
A comprehensive directory of the Canadian news media, including television and radio stations and programs, daily, weekly, ethnic and campus newspapers, consumer and trade magazines, and academic jour...
Parliamentary Names & Numbers Online
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Lists all federal Members of Parliament and Senators, all provincial legislators, federal ministries, federal agencies and Crown corporations, Canadian embassies abroad, provincial and territorial min...
Progressive Periodicals Directory: Second Edition
Canan, Craig T.
Book
1989
An annotated guide to some 600 progressive publications in the U.S.A.
Sources.com: Portal for Journalists and Writers - The directory for reporters, writers, editors and researchers
Website
1977
Sources is an information portal for journalists, freelance writers, news editors, authors, researchers and journalism students -- and a resource for organizations, institutions, businesses, and ind...
Sources Directory Subject Index
Website
A list of subject headings related to organizations listed in the Sources directory for the news media.
Sources (portal for journalists and writers) - Wikipedia article: Connexipedia Article
Article
2008
An information portal for journalists, freelance writers, editors, authors, and researchers, focusing especially on human sources: experts and spokespersons who are prepared to answer reporters' quest...
Whole Again Resource Guide: 1986/1987 Edition. A Periodical and Resource Directory.
Ryan, Tim, Case, Patricia J.
Book
1986
"Practical compendium of tools and resoucres for people-saving, planet-saving alternatives. It is a directory of periodicals, sourcebooks, directories and bibliographies. ...
Yahoo
Website
Wesite and search utility with news, games, entertainment.
Yahoo Canada
Website
Yahoo's Canadian World Wide Web subject tree and search utility.

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

Entr'@ide
Entr'@ide vous propose des ressources humanitaires du monde francophone: un annuaire de plus de 220 associations et des liens en rapport. Son objectif est d'aider … la communication entre les acteurs ...
Media Names and Numbers
Published by Sources, Media Names & Numbers is a comprehensive directory of the Canadian news media, including television and radio stations and programs, daily, weekly, ethnic and campus newspapers, ...
Sources
Sources specializes in collecting, indexing, and disseminating information to help journalists, editors, and researchers quickly reach articulate experts and spokespersons who can provide background i...
Sources Select Resources
SOURCES SELECT Resources, published by Sources, features articles about and reviews of information resources, research techniques, and other issues of interest to journalists and researchers. SOURCES ...

Sources Experts & Spokespersons

Sources
Sources specializes in collecting, indexing and disseminating information to help journalists, editors and researchers quickly reach articulate experts and spokespersons who can provide background information and comment on a wide...
Sources Select Resources
SOURCES SELECT Resources, published by Sources, features articles about and reviews of information resources, research techniques, and other issues of interest to journalists and researchers. SOURCES SELECT Resources app...

Sources Library

Canadian Who's Who
Biographical information about more than 15,000 prominent Canadians.
The Connexions Directory
A Directory of Social and Environmental Alternatives
An electronic directory of Canadian non-profit advocacy organizations concerned with social and environmental issues; indexed by subject.
Finding Answers
The Essential Guide to Gathering Information in Canada
Tudor, Dean
1993
Outlines the essentials of how to find and use information.
How to get the most out of your Sources Listing
1998
You get out what you put in! Extra attention to the content of your listing can result in more calls, more media awareness and greater success. The number of calls you'll receive from the media direct...
International Directory of Little Magazines & Small Presses
Also publish guide and how-to-books for pulishers, and the monthly Small Press Review, and Small Press Record of Books in Print. ...
The Oxford Guide to Library Research - Review
1998
An excellent guide to doing research, explaining research methods and strategies and their strengths and weaknesses of. See review in Sources Select Resources.
The Skeptic's Dictionary
A Collection of Strange Beliefs, Amusing Deceptions, and Dangerious Delusions
Caroll, Robert
2003
Youth and Interfaith Dialogue -- A Directory of Organizations
This compilation of organizations – all of them currently engaged in youth and interfaith work in the Greater Toronto Area – was created as a networking tool to facilitate and empower communication be...

From the Connexions Archives

Alternate Sources
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1996
A safe sex manual for SM Play. The authors, all experts in SM play, dispel the stereotypes and myths about sadomasochism with this introduction to a hitherto hidden world of human expression. Safe Edg...
Alternative America
Gardner, Richard
Serial Publication (Periodical)
12,150 organizations, mainly American, listed geographically by zip code, and again alphabetically. A subject keyword index referring to group numbers only. ...
Directory of Alternative & Radical Publications
1989-90 - Periodical profile published 1990
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1989
Directory of Book, Catalog and Magazine Printers, 4th Edition
Kremer, John
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1988
Directory of Co-operatives
Periodical profile published 1982
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1982
Directory of Community Services In Metropolitan Toronto
Periodical profile published 1988
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1988
Directory of Housing Co-operatives and Resource Groups
Periodical profile published 1982
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1982
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Embassy Row Online
Website
Contact names and numbers for all embassies to Canada and all Canadian embassies abroad.
Environmental Organization Web Directory
Website
Directory and search engine for environmental organizations.
Human Rights
A Directory of Resources
Fenton, Thomas P., Heffron, Mary J. (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
A directory designed to give educators, students, librarians and activists quick access to a wide variety of print, audio-visual, and organizational material. Extensively indexxed by name, title, orga...
Idealist
Website
International directory, organized by country, of thousands of non-profit activist organizations, designed to help people "think globally and act locally". Features an events calendar of mostly US eve...
The New Age Community Guidebook
Alternative Choices in Lifestyles
Serial Publication (Periodical)
...
The People's Classifieds
The Alternative Directory for Metro Toronto
Bond, Myrtle, Draper, Sylvia
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1984
A directory of progressive/alternative businesses, professionals, services, groups, and individuals in Toronto. ...
Sources Select Resources
Reviews and information about print and online resources for journalists and researchers
Website
1977
Reviews and information about print and online resources for journalists and researchers.
U.S. Progressive Periodicals Directory
First Edition - 1982-1983 Edition
Canan, Craig T.
Article
1982
A listing of 380 social justice magazines, newspapers, and newsletters with a national (U.S.) focus.
What in the World is Going On?
Opportunities for Canadians to Work, Volunteer or Study in Developing Countries
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1987
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