Specialty Search Roundup #2

Here’s another collection of new or “just discovered” specialty search tools, mobile tools, and more via
Gary over at ResourceShelf.

New: Amtrak Mobile
Get real time train info on your SmartPhone or web accessible PDA

New Beta: SEC Web Site Adds Beta: Full Text Search To Two Years of EDGAR Filings
We also list a couple of other tools for full text EDGAR searching.

Esquire Magazine’s Drink Database
Tasty! Just don’t drink and drive.

Imagery: Curator’s Choices Selections from the NY Public Library Digital Image Gallery
Amazing! We also include a link to the PictureAustralia project.

More real time databases in our real time database compilation.
This week:
+ Real Time Access to the California Highway Patrol Incident Database
+ Keynote Internet Health Report
+ NextBus

Digitized Newspapers Database: NewspaperArchive.com Blasts Off With SpaceProgramArchive.com
Over 50,000 pages full searchable and free. Full image, too! We link to many similar collections of digitized full text newspapers.

Sheet Music Consortium
Digitized sheet music from several libraries. Search or browse.

More Cross-Database Searching: Say Hello to TechExtra!!!
“TechXtra facilitates immediate access to the freely available full-text content of hundreds of thousands of eprints, technical reports, theses, articles, news items, job announcements and more. In cases where the full-text is not freely available, TechXtra provides links to vendors for pay-per-view options.”

If you missed the first specialty search roundup, you can read it here.

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