Internet Services.

Rob Harper harper at NIC.FUNET.FI
Wed Nov 6 08:38:05 EST 1991

OK here is another useful list of services compiled by Scott Yanoff.
Must confess I looked at ORACLE and IRC about a year ago, but only
look at them now when I have my "funny hat" on. There is also plenty
of serious stuff listed. 

Relax... don't do it. -=ROB=-


          * SPECIAL INTERNET CONNECTIONS:    Last Update: 11/4/91 *
           * Compiled By: Scott Yanoff -  yanoff at *
     **** A + by an entry designates new entries/changes to the list ****
                          * since last update *

 +Archie                 telnet or (Can./USA)
			 telnet or (Finland)
			 telnet or (Aussie/NZ)
			 telnet or
   offers: Internet anonymous FTP database.  (Login: archie)

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

 -Cleveland Freenet      telnet or
   offers: USA Today Headline News, Sports, etc...

 -C64 Archive Server     mail twtick at
   Subject: Mail-Archive-Request  Body-of-letter: help (hit return) end

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

 -Distance Educat. Data  telnet or telnet
   (Login: janet  Hostname:  Username: icdl)

 -FTP Mail		 mail ftpmail at
 Subject: (hit return) Body-of-letter: help (return) quit Offers: ftp via email

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

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

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

 -IRC Telnet Client      telnet or
   offers: Internet Relay Chat access, like a CB on the computer.

 -Library of Congress    telnet or
   offers: COPY of Library of Congress (Assumes terminal is emulating a vt100).

 -List of Lists		 ftp or ftp
   offers:  List of interest groups/email lists in /netinfo/interest-groups.

 -Lyric Server		 ftp
   offers: Lyrics in text file format for anonymous ftp downloading.

 -Mail Server/Usr Lookup mail mail-server at
   usage: in body of mail message: send usenet-addresses/[name searching for]

 -NASA SpaceLink         telnet or    
   offers: Latest NASA news, including shuttle launches and satellite updates.

 -NED         		 telnet or telnet
   offers: NASA Extragalactic Database.  (Login: ned)

 -Oceanic Info. Center   telnet or telnet
   (Login: info)

 -Oracle		 mail oracle at     
   offers: The Usenet Oracle!  Mail with subject as "help" for more info.

 -PENpages		 telnet or telnet
   offers: Agricultural info (livestock reports, etc.)  (Login: PNOTPA)

 -SDDAS			 telnet 540 
   offers: SW Research Data Display & Analysis Center. Or telnet

 +StatLib Server	 mail statlib at
   Mail with line: send index.  Offers: Prgms, Datasets, etc. for statisticians.

 -STIS			 telnet or
   offers: Science & Technology Information System. (Login: public)

 -Usenet News MailServer mail [newsgroup] 
 Allows you to post to a Usenet newsgroup via email.  Useful if you have read
 only access to Usenet news. Note: .'s become -'s  Ex. alt.test -> alt-test

 -UNC BBS		 telnet or 
   offers: Access to Library of Congress and nationwide libraries (Login: bbs)

 -WAIStation		 telnet or
  SWAIS			 telnet or
  offers: Wide Area Info. Service. (Login: wais)  FTP for more info. 

 -Weather Service 	 telnet 3000 or 
   offers: Forecast for any city, current weather for any state, etc.

 -Webster  * NO LONGER IN SERVICE to those outside of U of Oregon. *

    If it prompts you for a login name, you did something wrong, or are not
        running on a machine that the system you telnetted to supports!
  * PLEASE email me if you have any additional info/corrections/comments!   *
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