The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. It strives to contain the full breadth of human expression, from the written word, to works of art and culture, to records of America’s heritage, to the efforts and data of science.
"If you are new to computers, haven't used them for a while, are a little unsure and uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, we have the tools to help you tackle technology at your own pace and gain the confidence you need to succeed." (from web site)
"This is the destination for digital literacy resources and collaboration. Use it to share and enhance the tools necessary to learn computer and Internet skills needed in today’s global work environment." (from web site)
Disability Rights Wisconsin is a private non profit organization which was founded in 1977. Designated by the Governor to ensure the rights of all state citizens with disabilities through individual advocacy and system change, DRW is part of a national system of federally mandated independent disability agencies.
Comprehensive resources of federal government programs on employment, education, housing, transportation, health, benefits, etc.
Information about education and schools from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.
Worldwide environmental information in searchable databases, tables, and maps.
The codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government.
Published every 5 years, it measures the economic activity of the nation and includes subject, industry, and geographic area coverage for many industries.
pricing information for new and used cars, trucks, and other vehicles
Many resources on natural resources.
All you need to know about electronic filing from the State of Wisconsin.
Search by host or guest country using drop-down menus or scroll through a list of embassies and consulates of the world, embassies of other nations in the United States, U.S. embassies worldwide, and United Nations permanent missions.
A comprehensive, searchable, online etiquette reference to supplement the flagship book, Etiquette.
Links to Encyclopaedia Britannica articles and similar web sites, by general category or specific search topic.
Consumer fact sheets, tips, and criteria to look for when choosing products for your home, including appliances, lighting, making home improvements, landscaping, and new windows. Offered by the U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Efficiency and Renewaqble Energy Division.
Provides web only entertainment news and articles, reviews, charts and message boards on various topics.
Access to informational databases of the federal Environmental Protection Agency.
Exempt Organizations Select Check is an on-line search tool that allows users to search for and select an exempt organization and check certain information about its federal tax status and filings. It consolidates three former search sites into one, providing expanded search capability.
Formerly "Search for Charities." The IRS no longer publishes Publication 78.
Studies existence, character, causes & extent of denial of equal opportunity
Extensive directory of links to online resources "to provide 1) balanced information concerning educational assessment and 2) resources to encourage responsible test use."
The official web portal of the Statistical Office of the European Communities.
A tutorial from the National Library of Medicine on how to evaluate internet health sites.
Find "plain - English definitions of hundreds of legal terms, from the common to the bizarre."
Disposition Tables contains information about Executive Orders beginning with those signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and are arranged according to Presidential administration and year of signature.
Executive Orders are official documents through which the President of the
United States manages the federal government.
snapshots of people, places, government, and industry