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Introduction to Searching the Internet
Information Resources
Human Resources
Mailing Lists
Organizing Messages
Digital Resources
Topic-Oriented Research Directories
Search Engines
Primary Document Resources
1. Friends & Acquaintances
2. Academia
3. Government
4. Direct Approach
5. Soliciting Help Through E-mail
6. Search Tools for Finding People

1. Using E-mail to find Human Resources

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To a great mind, nothing is little.

Sherlock Holmes
A Study in Scarlet

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E-mail is the most important Internet tool for accessing human resources. With this valuable and increasingly powerful tool, you can send requests for information to specific people or lists of people for whom all you need is an e-mail address.

Sources of Expert's Email Addresses

Finding these e-mail addresses is part of the investigative process, being an Internet detective. Methods range from the simple and obvious to little known techniques for finding the expert on your topic of Interest.  Let's look at strategies for finding e-mail address from some different sources.

Section: E-mail
Page 1: Friends & Acquaintances
Page 2: Academia
Page 3: Government
Page 4: Direct Approach
Page 5: Soliciting Help Through E-mail
Page 6: Search Tools for Finding People

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