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Consumer Protection Websites
New York State Consumer Protection Board

Federal Trade Commission
Free Annual Credit Reports
Consumer Information
Registered Identification Number Database
Federal Citizen Information Center

 


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Entrepreneurial Websites
Online Permit Assistance and Licensing
NYS Department of State
US Small Business Administration
USA.gov
US Census Bureau
American Factfinder
County Business Patterns

 

Financial and Monetary Websites
NYS's Unclaimed Funds
US Treasury
Bond Calculator
NYS Dept. of Taxation and Finance
US Internal Revenue Department
Search for Charities

 

GED Websites
FirstFind.org

 

Genealogy Websites
National Archives for Genealogists and Family Historians
Search Family History and Geneaology Records (Free)
Ancestry.com (Free when used at a Westchester County Library.)
History at Home: A Guide to Genealogy

 

Health and Medical Websites
MedlinePlus.org

NYS Physician Profile
NYS Profession Misconduct and Physician Discipline
USA.gov
Drug Dangers
Food and Drug Administration
Senior Health Information
Cholesterol Guidelines and Medication
Hip Replacement Information
Treating Type 2 Diabetes with Medication
Pradaxa - Blood Thinning Medication
Mapping U.S. Elder Care Facilities

◆ Sitting Disease Prevention Guide
Merck Health Manuals

 

Language Learning Websites
RocketLanguages.com
LearningExpressHub.com
FirstFind.org

 

Primary Source Websites
National Archives and Records Administration
Library of Congress American Memory Project

 

Sweet Search Website
SweetSearch is a search engine for students, with websites evaluated by research experts. Links include teaching web research, search engine for emerging learners, and social studies content.
Go to Sweet Search

 

Useful Websites
USA.gov
GPO Access
USA Services
FedStats.gov
NYS Government Information Locator Service

Free NY DMV Permit Practice Tests