Internet Resources


"The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance gives you access to a database of all Federal programs available to State and local governments..."


A special tabulation produced by the Census Bureau for various federal agencies (EEOC, Office of Federal Contract Programs, Dept. of Justice, Dept. of Labor, and the Office of Personnel Management). Detailed data is presented on various occupation groups by race, sex, and ethnicity. Geographic coverage includes the U.S., states, metropolitan areas, counties, places of 50,00 or more population and country seats.


Published every 5 years, the Census of Agriculture is the most comprehensive collection of data portraying the Nation's agriculture. Geographic coverage includes the United States, states, and counties


Federal agency for medicare and medicaid information and statistics.


CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder) and NADDA are the two main organizations providing information about ADD and ADHD.


This photo exhibit is designed to capture the multinational character of children who have come to Wisconsin in successive waves of immigration throughout the state's history. By focusing specifically on children, this project vividly uncovers a rarely-told chapter in the history of Wisconsin's immigrant tradition. The medium of photography gives voice to a group that has been and continues to be rarely recorded in the printed word. This exhibit was especially created for the...


Analysis and ratings of charities and nonprofit organizations. Includes a list of "Top Ten" and "4 Star" charities.


The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction publishes an annual charter school directory or "yearbook" which includes a history of the Wisconsin charter school law, charter licensing requirements, and a description of each of the charter schools currently operating in the state.


Formerly known as the Elvehjem Museum of Art


Created by a team of librarians and child development faculty at Tufts University, this metasite describes and evaluates web sites that contain research-based information about child development. The sites are grouped into 5 categories: Family/Parenting, Education/Learning, Typical Childhood Development, Health/Mental Health, Resouces/Recreation.


Information from the Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services, including information about adoption, foster care, child care, health issues, and more.


The early city directories of Madison provide helpful historical information on the early years of the state capitol in addition to helping those looking for information on specific people and businesses in the area in the 1800s and early 1900s. The directories provide an alphabetical list of citizens with their addresses and occupations, a classified business directory, lists of city and county officials, churches, schools, societies, streets and wards. Historical County Plat Maps...