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Online Resources

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
SweetSearch - 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.
FirstFind - Resources for education, English-learning, job searching, etc.


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)
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
Eldercare Locator
Sitting Disease Prevention Guide
Merck Health Manuals


Educational Websites

Free NY DMV Permit Practice Tests


Legal & Law Websites
NY Legal Assistance
◆ LexisNexis Search Engine (only at WCC)
ProBono Legal Services
Legal and Social Services for NY Families
Public Access Law Libraries
◆ Fund for Modern Courts
NYS Unified Court System
◆ Interactive Legal Document Guide
Senior Law Day


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


Other Useful Websites
GPO Access
USA Services
NYS Government Information Locator Service
Sexual Harassment Training