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Recently published federal, local and state government publications.

This handy site helps identify music and songs in the public domain. An alphabetical list of songs (and composers) is included, along with detailed discussions of copyright and public domain.

From the U.S. State Department, Muslim Life in America is a E-Pamphlet that documents the vitality and diversity of the Muslim experience in the United States. The site has photo galleries, demographic information, a bibliography and links to other Internet resources.

Formerly called Booked for Murder, Mystery To Me curates a broad selection of mystery books and also has books for non-mystery readers focusing on NYT best-sellers, Indie Next Picks, and books from small presses.

Comprehensive group of advertisers in an easily navigated format, giving users a vast range of choices in as few clicks as possible

This website is designed for Wisconsin voters, both registered and non-registered.  MyVote provides Wisconsin voters with registration, sample ballot, municipal clerk and polling place information. In addition, there is a section for military and permanent overseas voters to request an absentee ballot and access their absentee ballot online. The new online absentee ballot request and online absentee ballot access features work with the Statewide Voter Registration System (SVRS) and notify clerks when voters register or request an absentee ballot.

Pricing information for new and used cars, trucks, SUVs, and many other vehicles, including motorcycles, boats, RVs, and more.

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.

One of many pages sponsored by NASA, this has links to individual NASA Centers, such as the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, to recent news concerning space exploration and to a search engine for other NASA information

With a little patience, you can creat your own maps based on information such as agricultural production, crime, geographic features, population, and more. The program requires Netscape 4+ or Microsoft Internet Explorer 4+ with frames enabled.

The State of Wisconsin Sex Offender Registry in partnership with Family Watchdog, with information about FDA Drug and Product recalls as well.

NationMaster is "a massive central data source and a handy way to graphically compare nations. NationMaster is a vast compilation of data from such sources as the CIA World Factbook, United Nations, World Health Organization, World Bank, World Resources Institute, UNESCO, UNICEF and OECD." Make your own charts and graphs of anything from population to number of kidney transplants performed.

Provides links to each country's constitution and selected legal guides along with access to the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of government.

Links to 16 South Central Wisconsin area nature centers such as Aldo Leopold Foundation, International Crane Foundation, and Mackenzie Nature Center, along with environmental education resources for teachers, parents and kids.

The official site, with eligibility rules, rankings, links to members.

Topics and activities from the National Center for Education Statistics.

"Need a Lift," from The American Legion, details financial aid information for veterans. The 152-page handbook is available for free download or as a $1.95 CD-ROM.