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"Need to speak to a live person? Or have them call you? Get customer service faster, easier, always."

Though this site covers fewer charities than some other sites, the reports are detailed and provide financial information, history, and other information on charities and their work. Run by the Better Business Bureau (BBB).

GLIN is a searchable online database containing the following categories of legal documents for jurisdictions spanning the globe:

  • Laws
  • Judicial Decisions
  • Legislative Records
  • Legal Literature

GLIN membership is not required to search for information in GLIN. Most of the material in GLIN is freely accessible to the public and the system does not require a user ID or password for search purposes.

"From Computer Basics to Microsoft Office to Apple, we have a wide range of free technology tutorials to choose from." (from web site; includes typing tutorial)

An book index that links to millions of free-to-read titles.

Find local businesses and contact information by entering the name and location of the concern.

"Search and browse 4,500 news sources updated continuously."

Google's free online language translation service instantly translates text and web pages.

The Census of Government is required by law to be taken every 5 years. It covers three major subject fields: government organization, public employment, and government finance. Geographic coverage includes the United States, states, and local governments.

A central storehouse for information on over 1,000 grant programs and access to approximately $500 billion in annual awards.

The American Library Association's selection of over 700 recommended websites for parents, caregivers, teachers and others who care about kids.

The Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce is more than 1,400 businesses who support each other and work together as a strong voice for enlightened economic growth in the region.

A collaborative community project featuring the neighborhood immediately south of the University of Wisconsin and the State Capitol.

A resource for information on House and Senate member compiled from varied sources including the Congressional Biographical Directory and the Congressional Pictorial Directory. Future sources will include the Congressional Directory.

Information on the programs and finances of more than 850,000 charities and nonprofits.