Checking Out Public Gopher Servers in Virginia

opyright© 1995 TechNews Inc. & John Maklulowich

There are many public Gopher servers -- worldwide there are 5,441. The numbers in Virginia, Maryland and D.C., respectively, are 100, 117, 85. One important note: multiple servers are found at the same domain, for example, Virginia Tech.

Here are half the Virginia sites, with the other half, Maryland and D.C. in subsequent issues.

1.Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)/

2.Biznet Technologies Gopher/

3.Blacksburg Electronic Village ( [4320]/

4.Blacksburg Electronic Village Gopher/

5.Bridgewater College/

6.Christopher Newport University College of Science and Technology/

7.Clinch Valley College of the University of Virginia/

8.College of William & Mary, Info Gopher/

9.Commercial Internet Exchange (CIX)/

10.DTIC Gopher (STING)/

11.Defense Modeling and Simulation Office, Gopher Gateway [7998]/

12.Defense Modeling and Simulation Office, Information System [4350]/

13.Eastern Virginia Medical College/

14.FinanceNet (US National Performance Review)/

15.Gamewood Data Systems, Internet Access/

16.George Mason University, Center for Health Promotion/

17.George Mason University, Computer Science Department/

18.George Mason University, Department of Applied and Engineering../

19.George Mason University, Fenwick Library/

20.George Mason University, Instructional Development Office/

21.George Mason University, The MasonLink Project/

22.Hampden-Sydney College/

23.Hollins College/

24.Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities/

25.InterRamp Gopher/

26.Internet Society (ISOC)/

27.James Madison University/

28.Lynchburg College/

29.Mary Washington College/

30.NASA, Langley Research Center [7001]/

31.NASA, Langley Research Center ( [7001]/

32.Old Dominion University/

33.PSI gopher/

34.Piedmont Virginia Community College Gopher/

35.Properties OnLine/

36.Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) gopher/

37.Radford University Gopher/

38.Randolph-Macon College/

39.Regent University/

40.Roanoke College Gopher/

41.SAIC Applied Physics Operation/

42.Sprintlink Gopher, Virginia/

43.Teacher Education Internet Server/

44.University of Virginia (GWIS)/

45.University of Virginia ( [5000]/

46.University of Virginia (

47.University of Virginia, Computer Science Department/

48.University of Virginia, EcoGopher/

49.University of Virginia, Hungarian Science Gopher [9001]/

50.University of Virginia, Library ( [2525]/

John S. Makulowich writes, speaks and trains worldwide on the Internet. You can reach him via E-mail at or

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