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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
Consumer Safety Website


◆ Navigating College with Low Income

◆ - A search engine for students, with websites evaluated by research experts. Links include teaching web-search skills, search-engine for emerging learners, and social studies content.
◆ - GED information and resources.


Entrepreneurial Websites
Online Permit Assistance and Licensing
NYS Department of State
US Small Business Administration
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


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

Home Genealogy Guide


Health and Medical Websites

NYS Physician Profile
NYS Profession Misconduct and Physician Discipline
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


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


Useful Websites
GPO Access
USA Services
NYS Government Information Locator Service

Free NY DMV Permit Practice Tests