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USEFUL LINKS
Links to a small sample of useful websites are provided here. For a more comprehensive listing, use one of the suggested Subject Directories.

Looking for local information? Check out our Local Links Page

Affordable Care Act - Information
Six Things to Know about Individual Health Insurance in New York (pdf)
Information about health insurance in NY State as it pertains to the Affordable Care Act.

www.consumerreports.org/healthinsurance
An informational website created by Consumer Reports to help consumers navigate health insurance.
Bureau of Labor Statisticswww.bls.gov/home.htm
Coverage of the consumer price index, employment/unemployment rates, occupations, and demographics.

Census Datawww.census.gov
Data from the 2000 census on people, business, geography, and special topics and information on the upcoming 2010 census.

Citation styles for research papers
www2.liu.edu/cwis/cwp/library/workshop/citation.htm
Guidelines for citations using five different style guides including MLA, Chicago, and AMA.

Election Informationwww.vote411.org
Nonpartisan election information from the League of Women Voters. Enter your address and zip code to get information about candidates, ballot measures and election results.

Government – Westchester Countrywww.westchestergov.com
Links to every county department and a variety of information related to Westchester County including county government forms, Indian Point Locator map, employment information for county jobs, tax information, and best prices for gas, oil, and prescription drugs.

Government – New York Statehttp://www.ny.gov/
Citizens' guide to 80 state agencies. State tax forms, and information on licenses, certifications, and motor vehicles are included.

Government – Federalwww.firstgov.gov
The U.S. Goverment's official web portal includes an index of all federal agencies, data and statistics, forms, publications, contact information and voter registration.

Health Informationwww.healthfinder.gov
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the site includes a comprehensive health library, a directory of health organizations, and information on health care, clinical trials and on–line checkups.

Learning Express Libraryhttp://www.learnatest.com/LearningExpressLibrary/
Find tutorials and practice tests for academic success — from Elementary School Skills up to APs and college entrance exams. Preparation for various licensing exams are also available including: real estate, nursing, EMS and more. You may also utilize tools for success with TOEFL and U.S. Citizenship exams. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results.

Open Education Databaseoedb.org/open/
A comprehensive collection of free online courses and online college rankings.

Online College Courseswww.onlinecourses.com/
Over 500 of the best free online courses from the world’s leading universities.

Reading Group Guideswww.readinggroupguides.com
Find a reading group guide for over 1,300 titles, particpate in a roundtable, and find advice and ideas on starting and running a book group and choosing what to read.

Reference SourcesBartleby.com
Links to encyclopedias and dictionaries, a thesaurus, quotations, Bible, Gray's Anatomy and othe reliable reference sources.

School Districts – Westchester county
www.emsc.nysed.gov/repcrd2002/c66_dist.html
Links to the websites of all 47 public school districts in Westchester County.

Student Information
www.usa.gov/Citizen/Topics/Education-Training/Education/Higher.shtml
Find government information on higher education, including accredited colleges and universities, financial aid, GI bill enrollment, GPA calculator, grants, fellowships, studying abroad, tax benefits and more.

Tax Forms – Federalwww.irs.gov/formspubs/index.html
Tax Forms – New York Statewww.tax.ny.gov/forms/
Tax Preparation Help provided by AARPWestchester AARP FREE Tax Aide Sites and Dates

World Factbookwww.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/
Information about every country in the world put together by the C.I.A. – includes maps, country profiles and flags.











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This website was created by Amy B.G. Kaplan (abgkaplan@westchesterlibraries.org)

Last revised Decmeber 15, 2016