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Getting the Most out of SOURCES SELECTOnline

by Greg Roberts

By now, you've probably visited Sources Select Online, our award-winning World Wide Web site, at Our fully-indexed and searchable list of over 5,000 expert contacts in over 1,000 companies and organizations is the core of the Sources site, but there is much more to SOURCES SELECT Online than just the Sources Listings. Visit some other parts of SOURCES SELECT Online, all accessible from our home page, and use the full power of SOURCES SELECT Online.

Links and Resources
We've assembled a categorized list of links and online resources, usefully annotated, for the journalist or researcher. If you're looking for Internet sites on Media Ethics or Investigative Journalism, or a number of other topics, check this first before you plough through thousands of results from a search on Altavista. If you're doing research on the Internet, this is a valuable resource for media and public relations personnel. Embassy Row Embassy Row is your best source for information on foreign embassies in Canada, and Canadian embassies abroad. When you need quotes or information about a foreign country, or Canada's relations with a country, this frequently updated section will give the names and numbers, and the Internet site if available, of those to contact. Find them at

Fame and Fortune
One of the most popular sections of SOURCES SELECTOnline, Fame and Fortune, is a complete listing of awards, fellowships and grants available to Canadian journalists and writers. If you're involved in the business of writing in Canada, don't forget to check Fame and Fortune regularly for comprehensive information on writing and journalism awards, complete with application dates and details. Find it at

Connexions is a fully-indexed resource listing thousands of socially- and environmentally- minded Canadian organizations. If you're looking for different Canadian perspectives on an important issue, Connexions gives you all the contact information you need. Find Connexions at

Parliamentary Names & Numbers
Parliamentary Names & Numbers is the ultimate research and reference guide to Canadian politics, with all information available both in print and online. PNN is the only section of the SOURCES SELECTOnline site for which there is a fee -- $75 per year gives you one year's access to PNN Online plus two updated print issues annually. PNN gives you instant access to up-to-date contact information for the federal and all provincial and territorial governments in Canada, including Members of Parliament, Senators, Federal and Provincial Ministries, and Federal Agencies and Crown Corporations. Find PNN at

If you're looking for more information on the services we provide, the Sourcessite will help you. We have complete information on subscriptions to our publications, advertising details, and much more.

Finally, don't forget that SOURCES SELECTOnline is updated weekly with all the latest changes to the Sources Listings and other sections. It's never out of date!.

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