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Press and awards received since February 1998.

 

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About.com

About.com
10 Best Geographical Resources of 1999
December 31, 1999

"The makers of the Time Almanac 2000 have placed the contents of their almanac online. This comprehensive online almanac includes great geographical goodies, world statistics, and country information, along with a plethora of additional data to please any trivia fanatic."

Hotbar.com

Hotbar.com
Top 10 List
December 1999

Infoplease.com was chosen to be on Hotbar.com's Top 10 list on the Internet Explorer toolbar.

Web Feet

Web Feet: The Internet Traveler's Desk Reference
Seal of Approval
December 1999

The Kids' Almanac received the Web Feet Seal of Approval from the print reference book Web Feet: The Internet Traveler's Desk Reference.

Educating.net

 

Educating.net
Top Site
November 1999

Educating.net, the world's premier education portal, selected Infoplease.com as a Top Site.

.net Magazine (U.K.)

.net Magazine (U.K.)
Top 100 Award

Infoplease.com was selected as a Top 100 site in the January issue of .net magazine, the U.K.'s best-selling internet magazine.

NBC13 Birmingham, AL

NBC13 Birmingham, AL
Cool Site of the Week
October 24, 1999

"Things keep heating up in the world of college football. Infoplease offers a great site of stats and information covering the last five or six decades of football."

Massachuetts Interactive Media Council (MIMC)

Massachuetts Interactive Media Council (MIMC)
1999 Awards Finalist

The MIMC awards are the most prestigious awards competition for the interactive media industry in New England. Infoplease.com is a finalist for Outstanding Information/Reference Online Site—Original Content

Educating.net

 

Educating.net
Top Site
October 1999

Educating.net, the world's premier education portal, selected Homework Helper for its Grade School to High School page.

Go Network

Go Network
Sports Topic Award
October 1999

The Information Please Sports Almanac was selected as one of the best for sports reference web sites.

StudyWeb

StudyWeb
Excellence Award
Sept. 1999

The Kids' Almanac was selected as one of the best educational resources for students and teachers.

International Association of Web Masters & Designers
Golden Web Award
August 1999

The Information Please Almanac and Kids' Almanac were recognized for creativity and excellence on the Web.

SurfMonkey

SurfMonkey
Star Site Award
August 1999

The Kids' Almanac was handpicked as one of the best online homework helpers for kids ages 6-12.

Ask Jeeves

Ask Jeeves
Silver Platter Site
July 1999

Yahoo! Internet Life

Yahoo! Internet Life
50 Most Incredibly Useful Sites
July 1999

Without these 50 sites, you won't be getting much done online.

Entrepreneur Magazine
www.supersites.com: Reference
July 1999

Quit your browsing! Here are our picks for 100 of the top web sites for entrepreneurs.

"Once a staple in every business library, this information resource (on current events, trends, government offices and much more) is now presented at no charge on the Web."

USAToday Education Web

USAToday Education Web
Best Bet for Educators
May 30 – June 5, 1999

"A fun and helpful site for students that has facts on just about anything ranging from world geography to fashion. An abundance of information right at your fingertips!"

LibrarySpot
Reference Desk: Encyclopedias
May 1999

"Encyclopedia, almanacs and dictionary in one."

.net magazine

.net magazine
Top 100 Resource Site
March 1999

"Need a fact? Now you've got one. Millions, actually."

Biblio Magazine

Biblio Magazine
Top Ten Website
February 1999

"An online dictionary, encyclopedia and almanac resource. Call it one-stop shopping."

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