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Web Resources

Web resources:
These resources are freely available on the Web.

 

Legal:

Library of Congress Law Library Online
Web address: http://www.loc.gov/law/
Provides U.S. Legislative information as well as digitized archives from the Law Library.

Cornell University Law School – Legal Information Institute
Web address: https://www.law.cornell.edu/
Publishes laws online and provides materials explaining law and legal matters.

FindLaw
Web address: http://www.findlaw.com/
A resource for finding legal forms, legal information and lawyers.

Court Listener
Web address: www.courtlistener.com
Offers access to court documents from 402 jurisdictions, searchable by case name, topic, or citation. Also includes oral arguments with MP3s.

Maps:

Roadmaps with directions:
Google Maps: https://www.google.com/maps
MapQuest: http://www.mapquest.com/
Bing Maps: http://www.bing.com/maps/

World Atlas
Web address: http://www.worldatlas.com/
Provides geographical and sociological information about world countries.

Medical Information:

Mayo Clinic
Web address: www.mayoclinic.org
Patient care and health information from medical professionals.

WebMD
Web address: http://www.webmd.com/
Check physical symptoms and get information on medical conditions.

NYS Health Profiles
Web address: https://profiles.health.ny.gov/
Find quality and safety information on New York’s hospitals, nursing homes, home care agencies, and hospices.

Kaiser Health News Morning Briefing
Web address: https://khn.org/latest-morning-briefing
Offers up-to-date reporting on health news.

Reader’s Advisory:

WhichBook
Web address: http://www.openingthebook.com/whichbook/
Enables combinations of factors and then suggests books which most closely match your needs.

GoodReads
Web address: http://www.goodreads.com
An open community of readers that archive and provide their own reviews for books they’ve enjoyed.

Taxes:

IRS Forms
Web address: http://www.irs.gov/Forms-&-Pubs
Federal tax forms and instruction books.

New York State Tax Forms
Web address: http://www.tax.ny.gov/forms/
New York State-specific income tax forms.

Broome County Real Property Tax Services
Web address: http://www.gobroomecounty.com/realprop
Assists with and provides information on real property tax in Broome County.

Broome County Income Tax Assistance
Web address: http://www.gobroomecounty.com/senior/income-tax-assistance
Free income tax assistance for taxpayers with middle and low incomes.

Voting:

Vote 411
Web address: http://www.vote411.org/
Enter your address to get detailed information on local ballots. Also includes generalized voter guides and videos of candidate debates.

New York State Board of Elections
Web address: https://www.elections.ny.gov/
View election results, check and update your voter registration, learn about running for office in NY, and more.

 

Academics:

Google Scholar
Web address: https://scholar.google.com/
Search for scholarly articles using Google’s search tool.

Microsoft Academic
Web address: https://academic.microsoft.com/
Academic search engine that allows patrons to focus results by organization, journal, and field of study.

 

Additional:

United States Census Bureau
Web address: http://www.census.gov/
Find data on U.S. population, economy, business, etc.

International Statistical Activities
Web address: www.unece.org/stats/links.html
A directory from the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe that groups national statistical organizations by country.

World Radio Map
Web address: http://worldradiomap.com/
Tune in to AM/FM radio stations from around the world.

Sports Reference
Web address: www.sports-reference.com
An accessible, authoritative compilation of sports statistics.

 

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