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Educational Purchasing

Name Description
American Arbitration Association Arbitration information
APPA Association of Higher Education Facilities Officers
Council of Higher Education Management Associations (CHEMA) Profiles of higher educational associations
EDUCAUSE Information Technology in higher education
NACCU National Association of Campus Card Users
NACUBO National Association of College and University Business Officers
NAEP National Association of Educational Procurement
NAOSMM National Association of Scientific Materials Managers
NAPCP National Association of Purchasing Card Professionals
NAPM Institute for Supply Management
NAPP National Association of Procurement Professionals
Purchasing A to Z Procurement news, Purchasing Laws, Economy, Inventory Mgmt.

Government and Legal Resources

Consumer Information Center Federal agencies and consumer-related information
Consumer Price Indexes Consumer Price Index from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
Federal Acquisition Regulations Federal acquisition information from Acquistion Reform Network
Find a Law - State Law Resources Index to state resources with search capabilities
Library of Congress - State and Local Gov't Information Federal agencies and consumer-related information
Producer Price Indexes Producer Price Index from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
Uniform Commercial Code Uniform Commercial Code Text
Utah State Government Generate a list of Statewide Contracts

Internet Search Engines

AllSearch Engines Access general or topical search engines
Ask Pose questions to initiate search
Cuil Uses multiple search engines, Metasearch engine
Google Search by key word
Lycos Search by key word
Web Crawler Keyword or category search
Yahoo Keyword or category search

Product and Company Source Locators

ABXPriceTracker Online athletic product and price directory
Bio Supply Net Products and suppliers of biomedical/scientific equipment
BizWeb Links to web sites by goods or services categories
Chem Connect (The World Chemical Exchange) Chemical products buyers directory
Educational and Institutional Cooperative E & I contract information
Electronics Manufacturers Manufacturers of electronic equipment
Industry Link Industry web sites
Laboratory Equipment Laboratory equipment suppliers
Power Sourcing Sources of industrial product supply categories
Thomas Register Source for industrial manufacturing products


Duhaime's Law Dictionary Definition of legal terms
Encyclopedia Britannica Search the Encyclopedia Britannica
I-Tools Dictionaries, thesaurus, acronyms, quotations, translators, geography tools, financial and language tools

Shipper Information (*Contract Shippers)

DHL Express Airborne Express and DHL have merged. Click here for shipments and information
Federal Express Federal Express shipments and information
Freightworld Package express firms
Roadway Express Roadway Express shipments and information
United Parcel Services (UPS) United Parcel Service shipments and information
US Postal Service (USPS) US Postal Service and Zip code finder

Standards and Codes

ANSI Standards American National Standards Institute
ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials
Consumer World Consumer resources
ISO International Organization for Standardization
NAICS North American Industry Classification System (Replacing SIC)
UNSPSC United Nations Standard Products and Services Codes (UNSPSC®)

Trade Shows and Auctions

Dovebid Business-to-business online auctions
On Sale Specializes in computer and office equipment
Trade Show Central Over 8,000 trade show events and information
Web Bid Bid requests, RFPs, RFIs for colleges and universities

White and Yellow Pages

Infospace, The Ultimate Directory Federal, State, local government office directory
Internet 800 Directory Search for toll-free phone numbers
Outsourcing Institute Resource for outsourcing information
QwestDex Search for businesses by location and category
Reverse Phone Directory Look up telephone numbers for people and businesses by a reverse phone directory
Online Yellow Pages Nationwide yellow pages and street map of business location
Switchboard Nation-wide "white pages" with over 10 million business listings
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