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When we asked Massachusetts librarians, "What's the free web info resource you find most useful?" they said...
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People and Places
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Health & Science
CDC Cruise ship sanitation program
Review the results of cruise ship sanitation inspections.
Plan your trip online. Free registration is required.
Travel & Toursim Portal
A portal of all state sponsored Travel & Tourism sites in the United States
Legal Reference Support
MBLC Legal Reference Resources
This resource guide offers recordd training webinars, information on the Social Law Library proprietary databases for use by Massachusetts Public Libraries, and related materials.
Mass Trial Court Law Library
Your starting point for legal research. Your colleagues at the Trial Court Law Libraries have done the work for you.
Mass Legal Help
A service of the Mass Legal Aid Websites Project.
Compiled list of Legal Referral services in the Commonwealth
Mass Legal Forms
Trial Court Law Libraries are committed to keep this resource up to date. If you have any doubts about the forms here, you are advised to check the website of the originating registrar.
US Government Publishing Office
Online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government.
Love what you buy.
Reviews and news on consumer tech products.
A public, nationwide directory of small farms, farmers markets, and local food services.
Urban legend or true?
American Time Use Survey
The American Time Use Survey (ATUS) measures the amount of time people spend doing various activities, such as paid work, childcare, volunteering, and socializing.
Reviews and valuations of vehicles a well as a for-sale locator.
Government, Law & Politics
Congressional Biographical Directory
Search by name, party, position, state or congress.
The directory of the US Congress.
Portraits of Presidents and First Ladies
A Library of Congress American Memory site with at least one photo of each president and first lady.
National Criminal Justice Reference Service
Crime statistics and criminal justice information.
CIA World Factbook
Detailed information on nations recognized by the United Nations. Includes geographic, economic, political, military, financial and communications information.
Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries
Don't forget there are wonderful librarians at each of the MA law libraries.
AAA Digest of Motor Laws
Online compendium of laws and rules related to owning or operating a motor vehicle in the US and Canada.
The Statesman's Yearbook
Online version of the print copy, includes all of ht epertinent information of the nations of the world (political, geographic, etc.) with monthly updates.
FBI - The Vault
Thousands of declassified FBI documents.
How the European Union works.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
ooh. Everything you ever wanted to know about careers from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics - job descriptions, duties, pay range, conditions, etc. Conveniently available career profiles on PDF for efficient printing.
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