Research

Ready Reference

Dictionary.com

U.S. Postal Service Zip-Code Finder

Telephone Directory


Consumer Information

Better Business Bureau

Massachusetts Consumer Affairs & Business Regulation
Purpose of this site is to inform and protect consumers. The site also includes a "Top 10 Consumer Links for Mass. Residents."

FirstGov for Consumers
Provides links to a broad range of online federal information resources.


Education

Mass. Department of Education

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)-Mass. Dept. of Education

MCAS Rankings

Common Application
Required by many colleges and universities for admission.

Financial Aid for College Students

SAT Exams

RMV Driver's Permit Practice Tests


Genealogy

Massachusetts Archives
www.sec.state.ma.us/arc/arcidx.htm
Includes information about records kept at MassArchives and at other institutions.

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints FamilySearch
www.familysearch.org
Comprehensive site containing information about starting family history, finding ancestors in their records collection, links to other genealogical websites, and the Family History Library Catalog.

Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites
www.cyndislist.com
An extensive index (with links to the sites) of genealogical resources on the Internet.

Social Security Death Index
ssdi.genealogy.rootsweb.com/
An index to basic information about people with social security numbers whose deaths have been reported to the Social Security Administration. About 98% of the people in the SSDI died after 1962, but some death dates go back as far as 1937.

Morton Grove Public Library's Webrary-Genealogy Resources on the Web
www.webrary.org/ref/genealogy.html
Includes links to useful genealogical websites, links to other libraries with genealogical collections, and information about how to go about doing genealogical research.


Government

Local
Town of Sandwich
www.sandwichmass.org/

State
State Senator Robert Hedlund
www.mass.gov/legis/member/rlh0.htm

State Representative Garrett Bradley
www.mass.gov.legis.member/gjb1.htm

Commonwealth of Massachusetts Homepage
www.mass.gov

Massachusetts Tax Forms
www.dor.state.ma.us

Mass. General Laws
www.lawlib.state.ma.us/mgl.html

Mass. Code of Regulations
www.lawlib.state.ma.us/mgl.html

Federal
Executive Office of the President
www.whitehouse.gov/president/

Senator Scott Brown
http://scottbrown.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/emailscottbrown

Senator John Kerry
http://kerry.senate.gov/contact/email.cfm

Congressman William Delahunt
www.house.gov/delahunt/

Federal Tax Forms
www.irs.ustreas.gov/

Federal Web Locator
A gateway to all kinds of federal government information on the web.
www.infoctr.edu/fwl/


Health & Medicine

Medline Plus
www.medlineplus.gov
The best starting place for dependable, up-to-date consumer health information from the National Library of Medicine, the world's largest medical library. Links to doctors, hospitals, disease and drug information, clinical trials, and more.

Massachusetts Physician Profiles
www.massmedboard.org
Mass. Board of Registration in Medicine lists doctors' education, training, board certification, specialties, malpractice claims, and disciplinary actions.


Jobs & Careers

Boston Globe Job Listings
http://www.boston.com/jobs

Mass. Division of Career Services & Mass. Division of Unemployment Assistance
www.detma.org

Monster.com
www.monster.com
Provides national and international job listings

Occupational Outlook
www.bls.gov/oco/home.htm
A national source of career information provided by the U.S. Department of Labor

Additional Job Search Websites
DCS-Massachusetts Job Quest
www.mass.gov/dwd
 
CapecodOnline.com
www.capecodworks.com
 
Careersite
www.careersite.com
 
Head Hunter (Jobs by State)
www.job-hunt.org
 
Boston Search
www.bostonsearch.com
 
Cape Cod Employer
www.capecodemployer.com
 
Career Opportunities in Technology
www.capetech.com
 
Faculty and Administration Jobs 
 www.academic360.com
 
High Tech Jobs
www.dice.com
 
JobWeb
www.jobweb.com
 
Biotech and Health Jobs
www.medzilla.com
 
Job and Career Search
www.topusajobs.com
 
AdSearch
www.adsearch.com
 
Bank Jobs
www.bankjobs.com
 
The Riley Guide
www.rileyguide.com
 
Hire Culture
www.hireculture.org
 
Hire Minds
www.hireminds.net
 
Union Jobs Clearinghouse
http://www.unionjobs.com/index.php
 
Career Resource Center
http://bigeye.4jobs.com
 
Jobs
www.snagajob.com/basic_search.asp
 
Jobs in MA
 www.jobsinma.com
 
Craig's LIst
boston.craigslist.org



Law

Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries
www.lawlib.state.ma.us
Good starting point for Massachusetts as well as federal law. Links to statutes, case law, forms, online librarian help, and more.

NOLO Self-Help Law Center
www.nolo.com
Commercial site whose mission is to provide information about everyday legal matters.

Martindale-Hubbell's Lawyer Locator
www.martindale.com
Online version of the M-H directory of lawyers and other legal personnel.


Newspapers

Boston Globe
www.boston.com

Boston Herald
www.bostonherald.com

New York Times
www.nytimes.com

Washington Post
www.washingtonpost.com

Patriot Ledger
www.ledger.southofboston.com

Newspapers Online
www.newspapers.com


Transportation

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
www.mbta.com
For bus, boat, commuter rail, and subway schedules, fares, Greenbush project information, and other information.

Logan Airport
www.massport.com/logan
For flight schedules, flight tracking, parking information, ground transportation to and from the airport, traffic information, links to airline websites and other information.

T.F. Green Airport, Providence
www.pvdairport.com
For flight schedules, parking information, Providence area traffic reports, ground transportation information, etc.

Plymouth & Brockton Street Railway Co.
www.p-b.com
Includes bus schedules for Logan Airport, for buses between Boston, South Shore and Cape Cod, and other schedules and information.

Amtrak
www.amtrak.com
Includes train schedules, fares, and online reservation service.

 

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