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Microformats.org
The official microformats site. Contains the development wiki, mailing-list information and scripts to create the major microformats.
http://microformats.org/

Alex Faaborg: Microformats
A series of blog posts giving an introduction to microformats and how these are to be handled in Firefox 3.
https://blog.mozilla.org/faaborg/2006/12/11/microformats-part-0-introduction/

BBC Radio Labs: Removing Microformats from bbc.co.uk/programmes
Article explaining the decision to remove certain microformat markup from BBC pages on accessibility grounds.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/radiolabs/2008/06/removing_microformats_from_bbc.shtml

Getting Semantic With Microformats
A series of blog posts detailing the semantic benefits, structure, simplicity and overall potential of Microformats.
http://www.ablognotlimited.com/articles/tag/Getting+Semantic+series/

Microdata (Rich Snippets) Generators
Collection of microdata generators to add metadata inside web pages.
http://webcodetools.com/microdata-generators/

Microformats Dublin Core in a few (and easy) steps
A brief tutorial for creating microformats following the Dublin Core meta-data standards.
http://webposible.com/microformatos-dublincore/microformats_dublin-core.html

Microformats for Business Owners
An explanation of the practical benefits that microformats can bring to a business and its customers.
http://www.clagnut.com/blog/2244/

Microformats: Web Semantics and More
Presentation covering the basics of microformats, including syntax, benefits and publishing.
http://www.ablognotlimited.com/articles/for-your-microformats-pleasure/

Microformats: What, How, and Why
Overview of what Microformats are, how to use them, and why website owners should use them.
http://www.vanseodesign.com/web-design/microformats-what-how-why/

Wikipedia: Microformat
Explanation of microformats with examples of its usage.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microformat

XML.com: What Are Microformats
Micah Dubinko asks what microformats are and whether they are here to stay.
http://www.xml.com/pub/a/2005/03/23/deviant.html

hAccessibility
Article by Bruce Lawson and James Craig, raising accessibility issues with the use of some microformats, and specifically the abbr design pattern.
http://www.webstandards.org/2007/04/27/haccessibility/

hCard Validator
Tool which validates microformatted hCards against the current specification. Also provides helpful and educational hints about hCards.
http://hcard.geekhood.net/