RESOURCES / LINKS

We have compiled a list of online resources you may find useful and have separated them into the following categories for ease of browsing:

Accidents / Investigation  
Business / Securities
Buyer / Seller 
Commentary / Opinions
Construction / Home repairs 
Consumer protection
Crime / Police
Geography / Directions  
Education / Training   
Entertainment / Leisure  
Environmental / Toxicology  
Financial / Taxes  
Government  
Health / Nutrition
Human resources  
International / Worldwide
Internet / Search engines 
Legal / Laws 
Location / Specific geographic area 
Marine / Boating
Medical / Drugs / Illness 
News / Events 
Politics / Congress
Products / Services 
References / Resources 
Statistics / Research data 
Science / Technology 
Vehicles / Transportation

Please feel free to look through the following form for those sites that fit your online need.

Final Categories Website Address Description
Accidents / Investigation / Repairs www.actar.org/reports.html ACTAR – Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction’s website. Provides traffic crash reports and overlay forms for all states. Also provides auto accident reconstructionist standards and sample police report forms and codes.
Accidents / Investigation / Repairs http://www.adpclaims.com/
index.aspx
Audatex’s website. Audatex offers a computerized automotive database for insurance solutions, repair facilities, and recycling solutions. Today this database drives the successful processing of more than 20 million claims annually. Provides information to enable faster and more accurate repair estimates.
Accidents / Investigation / Repairs www.rockauto.com RockAuto website. Provides discount auto parts for all car manufacturers.
Accidents / Investigation / Repairs www.csgnetwork.com/
stopdistcalc.html
CSG (Computer Support Group) Network’s website. Provides a calculator to determine total stopping distance and time information for vehicles and motorcycles.
Accidents / Investigation / Repairs www.harristechnical.com Harris Technical Services’ website. The site provides traffic accident reconstruction information like a skid speed calculator and  event data recorder information.
Accidents / Investigation / Repairs www.safersys.org/
CompanySnapshot.aspx
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s website. SAFER – U.S. Department of Transportation Safety and Fitness Electronic Records system’s website. The Company Snapshot is a concise electronic record of a company’s identification, size, commodity information, and safety record, including inspection and crash information. It provides highway safety research data.
Accidents / Investigation / Repairs www.almexperts.com A source for experts, consultants, and litigation support services.
Accidents / Investigation / Repairs www.ewitness.com/ The Expert Witness Authority. This is a database of experts on a variety of areas of practice.
Accidents / Investigation / Repairs www.experts.com Database of expert witnesses and consultants.
Accidents / Investigation / Repairs www.forensic.to/forensic.html Zeno’s Forensic Site. Resource for finding reconstruction, forensics, toxicology experts, etc. Recommended by the California Criminalistics Institute, part of the state Attorney General’s office.
Accidents / Investigation / Repairs www.witness.net The Expert Witness Network. A database of expert witnesses.
Accidents / Investigation / Repairs www.policereports.us Online resource for police accident and incident reports.
Accidents / Investigation / Repairs www.law.com/regionals/
ca/statelaw_reg/
Cal Law website. California legal news source. Provides California laws and regulations, case verdicts and settlements, and law firm papers. Also, provides experts and court reporters.
Accidents / Investigation / Repairs www.bar.ca.gov Department of Consumer Affairs, Bar of Automotive Repair (BAR) website. California Regulator of Auto Repair Shops. Provides information on car repair and vehicle information. Consumer assistance information and government links.
Accidents / Investigation / Repairs www.juryverdictresearch.com Jury Verdict Research (JVR) website. Provides data on jury verdicts and settlements, case evaluation services, and ability to search for expert witnesses.
Accidents / Investigation / Repairs www.lloydslist.com Marine daily newspaper, including casualty reports.
Accidents / Investigation / Repairs www.streetdelivery.com StreetDelivery is the Internet Master Directory of street intersections, driveways, and addresses. Can provide accident scene photos online or by request.
Business / Commerce www.lachamber.com Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce website. The site includes a member directory, relocation information, a calendar of events, news, publications, education information, workforce and leadership development programs, frequently asked questions, etc.
Business / Commerce www.sba.gov SBA – U.S. Small Business Administration’s website. It provides a plethora of information on starting, managing, and growing a business, and exporting opportunities. It includes loan and grant information and counseling and training information. Also, the site provides information and resources that help small businesses comply with federal, state, and local business laws and government regulations. You can submit questions to other business owners and find a mentor here.
Business / Commerce www.bbbonline.org Better Business Bureau’s online website. It provides a listing of over 148,000 businesses that have received the BBB accredited business seal. This seal informs customers if a website can be trusted to conduct online business.
Business / Commerce www.bbb.org Better Business Bureau website. The site allows consumers and business to check on various businesses to determine their BBB rating, which is based on 16 factors. Also, provides the business’ phone number and address and the reason for the rating.
Business / Commerce www.calchamber.com California Chamber of Commerce’s website. The site provides the latest news, resources, education and training, new employment laws, and human resource products and services available for California businesses and employers. Also provides an events calendar.
Business / Commerce www.entrepreneur.com Online version of Entrepreneur magazine.
Business / Commerce www.xe.com/ucc/ Universal Currency Converter website. Provides currency profiles for different countries and the various exchange rates.
Business / Commerce www.x-rates.com/calculator.html Provides exchange rates for various countries’ currencies.
Business / Commerce www.law.uc.edu/CCL/ Securities Lawyer’s Desk Book website. It is published by The University of Cincinnati College of Law – good reference website for securities issues and other related websites.
Business / Commerce www.edgarscan.com Provides links to financial websites to obtain company financial data and stock information.
Business / Commerce www.courtinfo.ca.gov/
selfhelp/smallclaims/
Information about the Small Claims Court system. It covers suing someone, being sued, mediation, and going to court. It helps you determine if small claims court if right for your situation. It provides frequently asked questions, a useful glossary of terms, and the latest news and research data concerning small claims court.
Business / Commerce www.ftb.ca.gov/forms/misc/1060.pdf FTB – Franchise Tax Board Publication 1060 – This PDF document provides a wealth of information about how to start a new business in California.
Business / Commerce www.sba.gov Small Business Association (SBA) website. The official U.S. government agency that provides support to entrepreneurs and small businesses across the nation. It helps lead the federal government’s efforts to deliver 23% of prime federal contracts to small businesses.
Business / Commerce www.sos.ca.gov/business/
be/starting-a-business.htm
Secretary of State website. Site provides step by step instructions on starting a business in California. The site also provides customer alerts and provides forms, sample completed forms, and fee information.
Business / Commerce www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml SEC – Securities and Exchange Commission’s website. The site provides information concerning EDGAR – Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system. Searchable database of corporate information filed with SEC. It provides SEC filing information and forms.
Business / Commerce www.sec.gov/litigation.shtml SEC – Securities and Exchange Commission’s website. The site provides SEC enforcement actions and litigation information.
Business / Commerce http://www.commerce.gov/ U.S. Department of Commerce’s website. Provides resources to help make American businesses more innovative at home and more competitive abroad. Provides general economics information.
Business / Commerce www.ftc.gov Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) website. The FTC encompasses the Bureaus of Consumer Protection, Competition, and Economics. The site provides text and summaries of all laws enforced by the FTC, as well as all FTC rules; all product packaging and labeling requirements; rules on product and service advertising, including online ads.
Business / Commerce www.nist.gov National Institute of Standards & Technology’s (NIST) website. NIST is a non-regulatory federal agency with in the U.S. Department of Commerce. The site provides a treasure trove of information about various subject areas like technology, public safety, manufacturing, etc.
Business / Commerce www.recovery.gov A U.S. government website that provides easy access to data related to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act spending and allows for the reporting of potential fraud, waste, and abuse.
Business / Commerce www.socialsecurity.gov Social Security Administration’s website. Provides information on social security, disability, retirement, survivor’s benefits, social security insurance, Medicare, and business services. Allows visitors to apply for social security online.
Business / Commerce www.dca.lacounty.gov/
tsHow2SueSmalClaims.html
This site provides detailed information on how to sue in small claims court in the County of Los Angeles and all the related rules.
Business / Commerce www.stats.bls.gov/ U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) website. The site provides Consumer Price Index (CPI) data, an inflation calculator, and lots of economic and labor statistics.
Business / Commerce www.ftb.ca.gov Franchise Tax Board’s (FTB) website. Official site for state personal and business income taxes for California. Provides forms, publications, and other tax information.
Business / Commerce www.insurance-research.org Insurance Research Council website. IRC addresses subjects relating to all lines of property-casualty insurance, including coverages of autos, homes, businesses, municipalities, and professionals.
Business / Commerce www.claimpages.com The Claim Pages. This site provides the latest insurance news. Provides insurance directories by category and state. Provides a wealth of claims information, present value calculator, blood alcohol calculator, statute of limitations, weight conversion, skid/speed calculator, etc.
Business / Commerce http://www.cslb.ca.gov/ Department of Consumer Affairs – Contractors State License Board (CSLB) website. This site provides California construction laws & regulations, industry and consumer news, and contractor license information. You can check licenses and file complaints.
Business / Commerce www.s-ox.com Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Journal – Information on complying with SOX.
Business / Commerce www.nolo.com Nolo Law For All website. Provides free legal news, articles, law blogs, and information on starting a new business.
Business / Commerce www.adr.org American Arbitration Association’s website. – Lists of mediators and arbitrators, arbitrators’ code of ethics, arbitration agreements, and rules.
Business / Commerce www.ntis.gov National Technical Information Service (NTIS) website. Part of the U.S. Department of Commerce. Provides over 150 subscriptions and publications available for purchase from U.S. government agencies.
Business / Commerce http://finance.yahoo.com/ Provides picks, tips, and strategies for getting ahead in the investing and trading world.
Business / Commerce www.ceoexpress.com The Executive’s Internet. Links to all major newspapers, business publications, technical magazines and news, health information, etc.
Business / Commerce www.NYTIMES.com New York Times website. Provides general business information.
Business / Commerce www.wallstreet.com Wall Street Journal (WSJ) online – General business information
Business / Commerce www.ambest.com Website sponsored by A.M. Best. It has a detailed digest of information relevant to insurance business law.
Business / Commerce www.addresses.com Can look up addresses and phone numbers for individuals and businesses. Also, offers Reverse Phone look up.
Business / Commerce www.anywho.com Provides Yellow and White pages, and Reverse look up.
Business / Commerce www.dexknows.com Allows searching of businesses by category.
Business / Commerce www.infospace.com Allows searching the leading search engines in one spot.
Business / Commerce www.superpages.com Yellow pages for businesses nationwide.
Business / Commerce www.whitepages.com Allows searching of people and businesses, and reverse look up.
Business / Commerce www.refdesk.com This website provides a treasure trove of information on a wide spectrum of subjects. It provides calendars, a currency converter, job resources, elected officials, etc., and links to multiple dictionaries and reference manuals.
Business / Commerce http://securities.stanford.edu/ Stanford Law School – The Securities Class Action Clearinghouse website provides detailed information relating to the prosecution, defense, and settlement of federal class action securities fraud litigation.
Business / Commerce www.the10b-5daily.com News and events related to securities class action litigation. Contains facts and commentary.
California www.spcala.com SPCA – Los Angeles chapter’s website. It provides information on the organization’s efforts to help animals and allows visitors to report animal cruelty.
California www.lachamber.com Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce website. The site includes a member directory, relocation information, a calendar of events, news, publications, education information, workforce and leadership development programs, frequently asked questions, etc.
California www.calchamber.com California Chamber of Commerce’s website. The site provides the latest news, resources, education and training, new employment laws, and human resource products and services available for California businesses and employers. Also provides an events calendar.
California www.dmv.ca.gov/ California Division of Motor Vehicles’ website. Provides DMV data and allows handling DMV matters online.
California www.ftb.ca.gov/forms/misc/1060.pdf FTB – Franchise Tax Board Publication 1060 – This PDF document provides a wealth of information about how to start a new business in California.
California www.sos.ca.gov/business/
be/starting-a-business.htm
Secretary of State website. Site provides step by step instructions on starting a business in California. The site also provides customer alerts and provides forms, sample completed forms, and fee information.
California www.ss.ca.gov California Secretary of State’s website. Provide news, resources, contact information, and access to public records.
California www.caljobs.ca.gov Employment Development Department – EDD’s CalJobs website. It provides employment information for employers and job seekers and gives instructions on filing claims.
California www.edd.ca.gov California Employment Development Department – EDD’s website. The site provides information on unemployment insurance, disability, jobs, training, payroll, and related useful links.
California www.dca.ca.gov/ California Department of Consumer Affairs’ website. Provides a plethora of consumer information.
California www.leginfo.ca.gov/calaw.html California law. Provides 29 codes covering various subject areas, the State constitution, and statutes.
California www.cpsc.gov/ U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s website. The site provides product recalls and consumer safety information. It allows visitors to report unsafe products.
California www.dca.lacounty.gov/
tsHow2SueSmalClaims.html
This site provides detailed information on how to sue in small claims court in the County of Los Angeles and all the related rules.
California www.ftb.ca.gov Franchise Tax Board’s (FTB) website. Official site for state personal and business income taxes for California. Provides forms, publications, and other tax information.
California http://www.insurance.ca.gov/ California Department of Insurance website.
California http://www.cslb.ca.gov/ Department of Consumer Affairs – Contractors State License Board (CSLB) website. This site provides California construction laws & regulations, industry and consumer news, and contractor license information. You can check licenses and file complaints.
California www.forensic.to/forensic.html Zeno’s Forensic Site. Resource for finding reconstruction, forensics, toxicology experts, etc. Recommended by the California Criminalistics Institute, part of the state Attorney General’s office.
California www.usacops.com/ca/ California police department, sheriffs’ offices, officers, and other law enforcement agencies.
California www.calbar.ca.gov California State Bar (CSB) website. Provides California’s rules of professional conduct and disciplinary information. Visitors can check an attorney’s bar membership record, and can obtain frequently asked questions, legal forms, and legal information.
California www.law.com/regionals/
ca/statelaw_reg/
Cal Law website. California legal news source. Provides California laws and regulations, case verdicts and settlements, and law firm papers. Also, provides experts and court reporters.
California www.municode.com California local government codes and ordinances.
California www.bar.ca.gov Department of Consumer Affairs, Bar of Automotive Repair (BAR) website. California Regulator of Auto Repair Shops. Provides information on car repair and vehicle information. Consumer assistance information and government links.
California www.catalaw.com Provides a catalog of worldwide law. Links to a wide variety of legal information organized by topic.
California www.courtinfo.ca.gov California Judicial Branch. Provides information, forms, rules, news, references, links, and commentary regarding California courts.
California www.lasuperiorcourt.org L.A. Superior Court website that provides information and resources for interested parties. Provides docket information on all pending litigation in California (with case number).
California www.orangecountyda.com/
home/index.asp?page=67
Orange County DA’s Office website. Provides a directory of sheriff and police department phone numbers. Provides crime statistics and other information from the DA’s office. Also, provides information on how to report a crime.
California www.lasuperiorcourt.org/smallclaims/ Los Angeles Superior Court website. It provides information on filing a small claim and going to small claims court, and provides the needed forms.
California www.medbd.ca.gov/ California Medical Board website. Provides licensing and disciplinary information; also laws and regulations covering physicians and surgeons.
California www.ocsd.org Orange County sheriff’s department website. Provides public information and information on community awareness programs.
California www.lapdonline.org Official website of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD). It provides general information.
California www.californiasciencecenter.org California Science Center information.
California www.getty.edu/museum J. Paul Getty Museum website.
California www.lacma.org Los Angeles County Museum of Art website.
California www.madametussauds.com/Hollywood Madame Tussaud Museum website.
California www.moca.org Museum of Contemporary Art website.
California www.museumoftolerance.com Museum of Tolerance website.
California www.nhm.org Natural History Museum of Los Angeles website.
California golosangeles.about.com Provides information about travel around Los Angeles.
California www.lacity.org/
RecreationTourism/index.htm
Provides recreation and tourism information for Los Angeles.
California www.latourist.com Provides Los Angeles tourist attractions. Provides a listing of Los Angeles Museums categorized by area.
Commentary / Issues www.sba.gov SBA – U.S. Small Business Administration’s website. It provides a plethora of information on starting, managing, and growing a business, and exporting opportunities. It includes loan and grant information and counseling and training information. Also, the site provides information and resources that help small businesses comply with federal, state, and local business laws and government regulations. You can submit questions to other business owners and find a mentor here.
Commentary / Issues www.entrepreneur.com Online version of Entrepreneur magazine.
Commentary / Issues www.asphaltroofing.org Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association website. The site discusses asphalt roofing issues and solutions.
Commentary / Issues http://www.nacdl.org/public/
nsf/freeform/publicwelcome?
opendocument
National Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (NCDLA) website. Provides timely articles on criminal issues by criminal defense lawyers. Site provides its views on different legal issues.
Commentary / Issues www.law.uc.edu/CCL/ Securities Lawyer’s Desk Book website. It is published by The University of Cincinnati College of Law – good reference website for securities issues and other related websites.
Commentary / Issues www.usda.gov U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) website. Discusses popular topics of the day concerning federal laws and regulations covering food, food safety, and labeling. Also provides USDA reports and news, climate change, biotechnology, dietary guidelines, energy, and food safety recalls.
Commentary / Issues www.congress.org This is a non-partisan news and information Web site devoted to encouraging civic participation. Provides information on public policy issues and allows direct connections to government decision makers. A Congressional guide.
Commentary / Issues www.hillnews.com Congressional newsletter that anyone can signup for. Provides political polls, news, and opinions in a weekly edition.
Commentary / Issues www.ca7.uscourts.gov/ Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals case information and opinions.
Commentary / Issues www.regulations.gov Source for information on the development of Federal regulations and other related documents issued by the U.S. government. You can find, read, and comment on regulatory issues here.
Commentary / Issues www.cpsc.gov/ U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s website. The site provides product recalls and consumer safety information. It allows visitors to report unsafe products.
Commentary / Issues www.dhs.gov Official website for Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Provides news on the latest threats, advisories, planning tips, and job opportunities.
Commentary / Issues www.rmis.com Variety of insurance-related articles available by subscription.
Commentary / Issues www.nolo.com Nolo Law For All website. Provides free legal news, articles, law blogs, and information on starting a new business.
Commentary / Issues www.law.com/regionals/
ca/statelaw_reg/
Cal Law website. California legal news source. Provides California laws and regulations, case verdicts and settlements, and law firm papers. Also, provides experts and court reporters.
Commentary / Issues www.catalaw.com Provides a catalog of worldwide law. Links to a wide variety of legal information organized by topic.
Commentary / Issues www.courtinfo.ca.gov California Judicial Branch. Provides information, forms, rules, news, references, links, and commentary regarding California courts.
Commentary / Issues www.insurancescrawl.com/ Commentary on current insurance issues and laws.
Commentary / Issues www.lexisone.com Offers free case law searches and free legal forms. Offers free registration, top headline news, legal blogs, etc.
Commentary / Issues www.mealeys.com/ Mealey’s Legal News and Litigation Reports website. Provides unbiased news stories and case summaries and commentaries. Significant court opinions.
Commentary / Issues www.thefederation.org Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC) website. Site provides a wide variety of papers on defense related issues. Can search for papers using a key word or phrase. Also, provides monthly articles.
Commentary / Issues www.atra.org American Tort Reform Association (ATRA) website. This is a non-partisan, nonprofit organization exclusively dedicated to reforming the civil justice system and providing greater fairness, predictability, and efficiency to America’s justice system.
Commentary / Issues www.topicologist.com Provides articles on a variety of topics.
Commentary / Issues www.bio.org Site is devoted to biotechnology information, including conferences, events, industry intelligence, and analysis, work opportunities, regulatory affairs, and other issues.
Construction / Home repair www.contractors-license.org/ Contractor’s License Reference site. Provides contractor licensing requirements by state. Allows visitors to locate a local contractor for various home improvement/repair projects. Also, provides resource links and education information.
Construction / Home repair www.thebluebook.com Blue Book website. Directory of Contractors, Subcontractors, Engineers, and Architects. The site will connect visitors with interested parties for home improvement/repair projects.
Construction / Home repair www.wbdg.org National Institute of Building Sciences – WBDG (Whole Building Design Guide). The site provides information on whole building designs, news, and upcoming events. WBDG’s focus is the integrating of renewable energy in federal construction. Can download copies of various periodicals in PDF format.
Construction / Home repair www.asphaltroofing.org Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association website. The site discusses asphalt roofing issues and solutions.
Construction / Home repair www.cedarbureau.org Cedar Shake and Shingle Bureau’s website. Site provides cedar shake and shingle roofing information.
Construction / Home repair http://www.cslb.ca.gov/ Department of Consumer Affairs – Contractors State License Board (CSLB) website. This site provides California construction laws & regulations, industry and consumer news, and contractor license information. You can check licenses and file complaints.
Construction / Home repair www.constructionweblinks.com Provides construction Web links. Provides construction laws, safety regulations, and building codes – for all states. Also, provides construction resources, news, and job information.
Consumer protection www.humanesociety.org Humane Society’s website. Nation’s largest animal protection organization. Provides information about the work they do and information on rescued animals. The organization partners with shelters, rescue groups, and law enforcement to help protect animals from danger and cruelty.
Consumer protection www.spcala.com SPCA – Los Angeles chapter’s website. It provides information on the organization’s efforts to help animals and allows visitors to report animal cruelty.
Consumer protection www.iihs.org/ Insurance Institute of Highway Safety’s website. This is an independent, nonprofit scientific and educational organization to reducing the human and economic losses on U.S. highways. Provides crash data by vehicle model, safety news, and accident statistics. It includes the site’s 2012 top safety picks.
Consumer protection http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/ FMCSA – Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s website. This site provides rules, regulations, company safety records, safety initiatives, hazardous materials, and other consumer protection information.
Consumer protection www.safersys.org/
CompanySnapshot.aspx
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s website. SAFER – U.S. Department of Transportation Safety and Fitness Electronic Records system’s website. The Company Snapshot is a concise electronic record of a company’s identification, size, commodity information, and safety record, including inspection and crash information. It provides highway safety research data.
Consumer protection www.missingkids.com National Center for Missing and Exploited Children website. Provides photos and data on missing children. Also, provides news, resources, and other data regarding child safety and exploitation.
Consumer protection www.jewelerssecurity.org/ Jewelers’ Security Alliance’s website. Provides statistics and security information on jewelry thefts. Allows visitors to report jewelry crimes.
Consumer protection www.nhtsa.gov NHTSA – National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website. This is a searchable government database of complaints, investigations, and recalls of vehicles, child safety devices, and other auto equipment. It provides laws, regulations, and research data. Also, the site has most technical service bulletins from auto manufacturers and information on laws regarding vehicle safety.
Consumer protection www.usda.gov U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) website. Discusses popular topics of the day concerning federal laws and regulations covering food, food safety, and labeling. Also provides USDA reports and news, climate change, biotechnology, dietary guidelines, energy, and food safety recalls.
Consumer protection www.sos.ca.gov/business/
be/starting-a-business.htm
Secretary of State website. Site provides step by step instructions on starting a business in California. The site also provides customer alerts and provides forms, sample completed forms, and fee information.
Consumer protection www.medlineplus.gov/ National Institute of Health’s website. Provides consumer health information. Discusses health topics and drug supplements. Also, provides research data.
Consumer protection www.fda.gov Food and Drug Administration (FDA) website. Provides consumer health and drug information. Provides information on every prescription drug and regulatory action.
Consumer protection www.usajobs.gov Official site for all federal government jobs. The site allows visitors to set up searches and apply for government jobs online.
Consumer protection www.epa.gov/ Official site for Environmental Protection Agency. This is the federal government agency charged with protecting human health and our environment, by writing and enforcing regulations based on laws passed by Congress.
Consumer protection www.fws.gov Fish & Wildlife Service’s website. This federal agency is dedicated to the management of fish, wildlife, conservation issues, and natural habitats.
Consumer protection www.dca.ca.gov/ California Department of Consumer Affairs’ website. Provides a plethora of consumer information.
Consumer protection www.cdc.gov Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) website. The site provides information and statistics on a variety of traumatic and non-traumatic medical conditions, including infectious diseases.
Consumer protection www.ftc.gov Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) website. The FTC encompasses the Bureaus of Consumer Protection, Competition, and Economics. The site provides text and summaries of all laws enforced by the FTC, as well as all FTC rules; all product packaging and labeling requirements; rules on product and service advertising, including online ads.
Consumer protection www.uscg.mil U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) website. Provides boating regulations and statistics, recalls, and safety defects of boating materials.
Consumer protection www.nist.gov National Institute of Standards & Technology’s (NIST) website. NIST is a non-regulatory federal agency with in the U.S. Department of Commerce. The site provides a treasure trove of information about various subject areas like technology, public safety, manufacturing, etc.
Consumer protection www.uscourts.gov/links.html U.S. Courts website. Site can be used to search for court locations by state. Provides court information, rules, policies, forms, statistics, resources, links, etc.
Consumer protection www.cpsc.gov/ U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s website. The site provides product recalls and consumer safety information. It allows visitors to report unsafe products.
Consumer protection www.osha.gov Department of Labor – Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s website. Provides news, statistics, training, publications, etc. concerning labor in the U.S.
Consumer protection www.osha.gov U.S. Department of Labor – Occupational Safety and Health Administration website. Provides laws and regulations covering worker safety, data, statistics, news, and enforcement actions.
Consumer protection www.dhs.gov Official website for Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Provides news on the latest threats, advisories, planning tips, and job opportunities.
Consumer protection www.stats.bls.gov/ U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) website. The site provides Consumer Price Index (CPI) data, an inflation calculator, and lots of economic and labor statistics.
Consumer protection www.dotcr.ost.dot.gov/
asp/nofear.asp
U.S. Department of Transportation Civil Rights (DOTCR) website. This landing page provides the details of the Notification and Federal Employee Anti-discrimination and Retaliation (No FEAR) Act of 2002. The act requires federal agencies to be more accountable for violations of anti-discrimination and whistleblower protection laws.
Consumer protection www.animallaw.info/ Animal law website. You can search by state and topic. The site is operated by the University of Michigan Law School.
Consumer protection http://www.cslb.ca.gov/ Department of Consumer Affairs – Contractors State License Board (CSLB) website. This site provides California construction laws & regulations, industry and consumer news, and contractor license information. You can check licenses and file complaints.
Consumer protection www.constructionweblinks.com Provides construction Web links. Provides construction laws, safety regulations, and building codes – for all states. Also, provides construction resources, news, and job information.
Consumer protection www.legalethics.com Site focuses on the ethical issues associated with the use of technology by legal professionals. Also provides rulings on lawyer ethics issues.
Consumer protection www.lawguru.com Law Guru website. Provides consumer law information.
Consumer protection www.bar.ca.gov Department of Consumer Affairs, Bar of Automotive Repair (BAR) website. California Regulator of Auto Repair Shops. Provides information on car repair and vehicle information. Consumer assistance information and government links.
Consumer protection www.atra.org American Tort Reform Association (ATRA) website. This is a non-partisan, nonprofit organization exclusively dedicated to reforming the civil justice system and providing greater fairness, predictability, and efficiency to America’s justic system.
Consumer protection www.cpradr.org CPR Institute’s website. They are an international institute for conflict prevention and resolution. The site provides a roster of arbitrators and mediators. It provides model agreements and signatories for mediation and arbitration, and other resources.
Consumer protection http://www.costco.com/
Pharmacy/DrugInformation.aspx
Costco website. The site provides information on the cost and use of prescription drugs – searchable database.
Consumer protection www.drugdigest.org/ Drug Digest website. Consumer health and drug information site dedicated to empowering consumers to make informed choices about drugs and treatment options. Provides a glossary of terms.
Consumer protection www.healthsquare.com/drugmain.htm Prescription drug information and information on various diseases.
Consumer protection www.rxlist.com/ Part of WebMD – provides information on prescription drugs.
Consumer protection http://www.mayoclinic.com/ Mayo Clinic website. Provides consumer health and medical information.
Consumer protection www.flu.gov This site provides information and resources for the flu and obtaining vaccines.
Consumer protection www.intelihealth.com Aetna Health website. Provides consumer health information and resources. Also, provides information on diseases and conditions.
Consumer protection www.medicinenet.com Provides a wealth of information on medical conditions, procedures, and treatment, and a medical dictionary.
Consumer protection www.medscape.com Part of WebMD. Provides consumer health information and medical news. Offers a searchable database.
Consumer protection www.webmd.com Provides a wealth of information on consumer health and medical information.
Consumer protection www.oig.hhs.gov/ Database operated by the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It provides information and photos of captured fugitives. Also, provides information on spending for American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009.
Consumer protection www.hazmap.nlm.nih.gov Database operated by National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health. Allows visitors to research all known occupational diseases, their causes, toxic agents, and treatments and search hazardous agents and high risk jobs.
Consumer protection www.nih.gov National Institutes of Health (NIH) website. The NIH is the nation’s medical research agency. It supports scientific studies that turn discovery into health. Provides an extensive list of consumer health topics. Provides information on participating in clinical trials.
Consumer protection www.toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/
cgi-bin/sis/htmlgen?IRIS
Database operated by NIH & NLM. This is the TOXNET website – the Toxicology Data Network. This site allows visitors to research a huge number of chemicals, the medical problems caused them, and the dose required for toxicity.
Consumer protection www.disabilitydurations.com Site provides treatment and official disability guidelines.
Consumer protection www.ocsd.org Orange County sheriff’s department website. Provides public information and information on community awareness programs.
Consumer protection www.recalls.gov An online resource for all different types of recalls: vehicle, boat, food, medicine, and other product recall notices.
Consumer protection www.weather.com The Weather Channel website. Weather information, including hurricane tracking.
Crime / Police www.actar.org/reports.html ACTAR – Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction’s website. Provides traffic crash reports and overlay forms for all states. Also provides auto accident reconstructionist standards and sample police report forms and codes.
Crime / Police www.jewelerssecurity.org/ Jewelers’ Security Alliance’s website. Provides statistics and security information on jewelry thefts. Allows visitors to report jewelry crimes.
Crime / Police http://www.nacdl.org/public/nsf/
freeform/publicwelcome?opendocument
National Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (NCDLA) website. Provides timely articles on criminal issues by criminal defense lawyers. Site provides its views on different legal issues.
Crime / Police www.vaonline.org VAOnline – Victim Assistance Online. This site provides national, state, local, and international resources and links devoted to assisting victims of crime.
Crime / Police www.bop.gov Federal Bureau of Prisons’ (BOP) website. This site provides information about prisons throughout the U.S. Visitors can check this site to see if a person is in federal prison.
Crime / Police www.usacops.com/ca/ California police department, sheriffs’ offices, officers, and other law enforcement agencies.
Crime / Police www.policereports.us Online resource for police accident and incident reports.
Crime / Police www.orangecountyda.com/
home/index.asp?page=67
Orange County DA’s Office website. Provides a directory of sheriff and police department phone numbers. Provides crime statistics and other information from the DA’s office. Also, provides information on how to report a crime.
Crime / Police www.oig.hhs.gov/ Database operated by the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It provides information and photos of captured fugitives. Also, provides information on spending for American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009.
Crime / Police www.usacops.com Nation’s law enforcement agencies by state. Provides contact information for every sheriff and local police department for all states.
Crime / Police www.ocsd.org Orange County sheriff’s department website. Provides public information and information on community awareness programs.
Crime / Police www.lapdonline.org Official website of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD). It provides general information.
Crime / Police http://securities.stanford.edu/ Stanford Law School – The Securities Class Action Clearinghouse website provides detailed information relating to the prosecution, defense, and settlement of federal class action securities fraud litigation.
Education / Training www.iihs.org/ Insurance Institute of Highway Safety’s website. This is an independent, nonprofit scientific and educational organization to reducing the human and economic losses on U.S. highways. Provides crash data by vehicle model, safety news, and accident statistics. It includes the site’s 2012 top safety picks.
Education / Training www.lachamber.com Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce website. The site includes a member directory, relocation information, a calendar of events, news, publications, education information, workforce and leadership development programs, frequently asked questions, etc.
Education / Training www.sba.gov SBA – U.S. Small Business Administration’s website. It provides a plethora of information on starting, managing, and growing a business, and exporting opportunities. It includes loan and grant information and counseling and training information. Also, the site provides information and resources that help small businesses comply with federal, state, and local business laws and government regulations. You can submit questions to other business owners and find a mentor here.
Education / Training www.calchamber.com California Chamber of Commerce’s website. The site provides the latest news, resources, education and training, new employment laws, and human resource products and services available for California businesses and employers. Also provides an events calendar.
Education / Training www.contractors-license.org/ Contractor’s License Reference site. Provides contrator licensing requirements by state. Allows visitors to locate a local contractor for various home improvement/repair projects. Also, provides resource links and education information.
Education / Training www.law.uc.edu/CCL/ Securities Lawyer’s Desk Book website. It is published by The University of Cincinnati College of Law – good reference website for securities issues and other related websites.
Education / Training www.edd.ca.gov California Employment Development Department – EDD’s website. The site provides information on unemployment insurance, disability, jobs, training, payroll, and related useful links.
Education / Training www.guideline.gov/ National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC) website – from Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Site provides a compendium of all evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.
Education / Training www.dol.gov U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) website. Provides labor statistics, news, training, regulations, resources, etc.
Education / Training www.osha.gov Department of Labor – Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s website. Provides news, statistics, training, publications, etc. concerning labor in the U.S.
Education / Training www.apa.org The American Psychological Association’s website. It provides basic information on APA writing style for formal writing. Also, lists news, events, research, education, careers, publications, various psychology topics, and membership.
Education / Training www.ama-assn.org/ American Medical Association (AMA) website. Database of education and speciality information on every licensed medical doctor in the country.
Education / Training www.aaos.org American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) website. Provides musculoskeletal educational information.
Entertainment / Leisure www.loc.gov Library of Congress (LOC) website. Provides a wealth of information on various topics like American history, arts & culture, technology, news, government, Webcasts, etc. Also, provides related resources. Visitors may ask questions of a librarian.
Entertainment / Leisure www.museumstuff.com Worldwide guide to museums by state and city.
Entertainment / Leisure www.news-directory.org/ Provides many links to newspapers, magazines, TV, and radio stations around the world.
Entertainment / Leisure www.usnpl.com Provides links to all newspapers and news stations by state and city. Also, offers links for libraries, museums, state parks, etc.
Entertainment / Leisure www.californiasciencecenter.org California Science Center information.
Entertainment / Leisure www.getty.edu/museum J. Paul Getty Museum website.
Entertainment / Leisure www.lacma.org Los Angeles County Museum of Art website.
Entertainment / Leisure www.madametussauds.com/
Hollywood
Madame Tussaud Museum website.
Entertainment / Leisure www.moca.org Museum of Contemporary Art website.
Entertainment / Leisure www.museumoftolerance.com Museum of Tolerance website.
Entertainment / Leisure www.nhm.org Natural History Museum of Los Angeles website.
Entertainment / Leisure golosangeles.about.com Provides information about travel around Los Angeles.
Entertainment / Leisure www.lacity.org/
RecreationTourism/index.htm
Provides recreation and tourism information for Los Angeles.
Entertainment / Leisure www.latourist.com Provides Los Angeles tourist attractions. Provides a listing of Los Angeles Museums categorized by area.
Entertainment / Leisure www.lincmad.com Area code locator for the U.S. and Caribbean. Lists all cities and associated area codes.
Environmental / Toxicology http://www.adpclaims.com/
index.aspx
Audatex’s website. Audatex offers a computerized automotive database for insurance solutions, repair facilities, and recycling solutions. Today this database drives the successful processing of more than 20 million claims annually. Provides information to enable faster and more accurate repair estimates.
Environmental / Toxicology http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/ FMCSA – Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s website. This site provides rules, regulations, company safety records, safety initiatives, hazardous materials, and other consumer protection information.
Environmental / Toxicology www.usda.gov U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) website. Discusses popular topics of the day concerning federal laws and regulations covering food, food safety, and labeling. Also provides USDA reports and news, climate change, biotechnology, dietary guidelines, energy, and food safety recalls.
Environmental / Toxicology www.epa.gov/ Official site for Environmental Protection Agency. This is the federal government agency charged with protecting human health and our environment, by writing and enforcing regulations based on laws passed by Congress.
Environmental / Toxicology www.fws.gov Fish & Wildlife Service’s website. This federal agency is dedicated to the management of fish, wildlife, conservation issues, and natural habitats.
Environmental / Toxicology www.forensic.to/forensic.html Zeno’s Forensic Site. Resource for finding reconstruction, forensics, toxicology experts, etc. Recommended by the California Criminalistics Institute, part of the state Attorney General’s office.
Environmental / Toxicology www.hazmap.nlm.nih.gov Database operated by National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health. Allows visitors to research all known occupational diseases, their causes, toxic agents, and treatments and search hazardous agents and high risk jobs.
Environmental / Toxicology www.toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/
cgi-bin/sis/htmlgen?IRIS
Database operated by NIH & NLM. This is the TOXNET website – the Toxicology Data Network. This site allows visitors to research a huge number of chemicals, the medical problems caused them, and the dose required for toxicity.
Financial / Taxes www.sba.gov SBA – U.S. Small Business Administration’s website. It provides a plethora of information on starting, managing, and growing a business, and exporting opportunities. It includes loan and grant information and counseling and training information. Also, the site provides information and resources that help small businesses comply with federal, state, and local business laws and government regulations. You can submit questions to other business owners and find a mentor here.
Financial / Taxes www.edgarscan.com Provides links to financial websites to obtain company financial data and stock information.
Financial / Taxes www.ftb.ca.gov/forms/
misc/1060.pdf
FTB – Franchise Tax Board Publication 1060 – This PDF document provides a wealth of information about how to start a new business in California.
Financial / Taxes www.usa.gov Government website that provides government jobs, lists of agencies, financial assistance, and lists of government contacts.
Financial / Taxes www.ftb.ca.gov Franchise Tax Board’s (FTB) website. Official site for state personal and business income taxes for California. Provides forms, publications, and other tax information.
Financial / Taxes www.irs.gov Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) website. Official government website for federal tax collection and tax law enforcement. It includes tax forms, instructions, and agency publications.
Financial / Taxes http://finance.yahoo.com/ Provides picks, tips, and strategies for getting ahead in the investing and trading world.
Geographic category www.actar.org/reports.html ACTAR – Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction’s website. Provides traffic crash reports and overlay forms for all states. Also provides auto accident reconstructionist standards and sample police report forms and codes.
Geographic category http://www.iaai.com Insurance Auto Auctions’ website for repairable, stolen, and rental/leased vehicles across the U.S.
Geographic category www.safersys.org/
CompanySnapshot.aspx
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s website. SAFER – U.S. Department of Transportation Safety and Fitness Electronic Records system’s website. The Company Snapshot is a concise electronic record of a company’s identification, size, commodity information, and safety record, including inspection and crash information. It provides highway safety research data.
Geographic category www.sba.gov SBA – U.S. Small Business Administration’s website. It provides a plethora of information on starting, managing, and growing a business, and exporting opportunities. It includes loan and grant information and counseling and training information. Also, the site provides information and resources that help small businesses comply with federal, state, and local business laws and government regulations. You can submit questions to other business owners and find a mentor here.
Geographic category www.missingkids.com National Center for Missing and Exploited Children website. Provides photos and data on missing children. Also, provides news, resources, and other data regarding child safety and exploitation.
Geographic category www.wbdg.org National Institute of Building Sciences – WBDG (Whole Building Design Guide). The site provides information on whole building designs, news, and upcoming events. WBDG’s focus is the integrating of renewable energy in federal construction. Can download copies of various periodicals in PDF format.
Geographic category http://www.nacdl.org/public/nsf/
freeform/publicwelcome?opendocument
National Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (NCDLA) website. Provides timely articles on criminal issues by criminal defense lawyers. Site provides its views on different legal issues.
Geographic category www.statelocalgov.net/ Directory of official federal, state, county, and city government websites.
Geographic category www.usda.gov U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) website. Discusses popular topics of the day concerning federal laws and regulations covering food, food safety, and labeling. Also provides USDA reports and news, climate change, biotechnology, dietary guidelines, energy, and food safety recalls.
Geographic category www.dmv.org/ Links to all state motor vehicle administrations.
Geographic category www.sba.gov Small Business Association (SBA) website. The official U.S. government agency that provides support to entreperneurs and small businesses across the nation. It helps lead the federal governement’s efforts to deliver 23% of prime federal contracts to small businesses.
Geographic category www.census.gov U.S. Census Bureau’s website. Provides demographic data for every state, county, city, and neighborhood.
Geographic category www.house.gov U.S. House of Representatives’ website. Allows visitors to find contact and other information about a representative by zip code.
Geographic category www.senate.gov U.S. Senate’s website. Provides information on senators and other related information.
Geographic category www.medlineplus.gov/ National Institute of Health’s website. Provides consumer health information. Discusses health topics and drug supplements. Also, provides research data.
Geographic category www.sec.gov/litigation.shtml SEC – Securities and Exchange Commission’s website. The site provides SEC enforcement actions and litigation information.
Geographic category www.bop.gov Federal Bureau of Prisons’ (BOP) website. This site provides information about prisons throughout the U.S. Visitors can check this site to see if a person is in federal prison.
Geographic category www.fda.gov Food and Drug Administration (FDA) website. Provides consumer health and drug informatioin. Provides information on every prescription drug and regulatory action.
Geographic category http://www.commerce.gov/ U.S. Department of Commerce’s website. Provides resources to help make American businesses more innovative at home and more competitive abroad. Provides general economics information.
Geographic category www.usajobs.gov Official site for all federal government jobs. The site allows visitors to set up searches and apply for government jobs online.
Geographic category www.fedworld.gov U.S. Government portal that provides A-Z index of U.S. Government departments and agencies.
Geographic category www.fws.gov Fish & Wildlife Service’s website. This federal agency is dedicated to the management of fish, wildlife, conservation issues, and natural habitats.
Geographic category www.cdc.gov Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) website. The site provides information and statistics on a variety of traumatic and non-traumatic medical conditions, including infectious diseases.
Geographic category www.ftc.gov Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) website. The FTC encompasses the Bureaus of Consumer Protection, Competition, and Economics. The site provides text and summaries of all laws enforced by the FTC, as well as all FTC rules; all product packaging and labeling requirements; rules on product and service advertising, including online ads.
Geographic category www.thomas.loc.gov/ This website provides pending federal legislation in Congress and provides other government resources. Allows visitors to browse initiated bills by sponsor.
Geographic category www.uscg.mil U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) website. Provides boating regulations and statistics, recalls, and safety defects of boating materials.
Geographic category www.guideline.gov/ National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC) website – from Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Site provides a compendium of all evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.
Geographic category www.nist.gov National Institute of Standards & Technology’s (NIST) website. NIST is a non-regulatory federal agency with in the U.S. Department of Commerce. The site provides a treasure trove of information about various subject areas like technology, public safety, manufacturing, etc.
Geographic category www.gao.gov U.S. Government Accountability Office website. Provides investigation reports on a wide variety of topics.
Geographic category www.naco.org National Association of Counties – NACo’s website. This is the only national organization that represents county governments before the Administration and Congress. NACo provides essential services to the nation’s 3,068 counties. Provides useful links and listings of free webinars.
Geographic category www.regulations.gov Source for information on the development of Federal regulations and other related documents issued by the U.S. government. You can find, read, and comment on regulatory issues here.
Geographic category www.uscourts.gov/links.html U.S. Courts website. Site can be used to search for court locations by state. Provides court information, rules, policies, forms, statistics, resources, links, etc.
Geographic category www.cpsc.gov/ U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s website. The site provides product recalls and consumer safety information. It allows visitors to report unsafe products.
Geographic category www.osha.gov U.S. Department of Labor – Occupational Safety and Health Administration website. Provides laws and regulations covering worker safety, data, statistics, news, and enforcement actions.
Geographic category www.fedstats.gov Provides statistics for more than 100 government agencies. Links to statistics and statistical government agencies.
Geographic category www.stats.bls.gov/ U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) website. The site provides Consumer Price Index (CPI) data, an inflation calculator, and lots of economic and labor statistics.
Geographic category www.irs.gov Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) website. Official government website for federal tax collection and tax law enforcement. It includes tax forms, instructions, and agency publications.
Geographic category www.dotcr.ost.dot.gov/
asp/nofear.asp
U.S. Department of Transportation Civil Rights (DOTCR) website. This landing page provides the details of the Notification and Federal Employee Anti-discrimination and Retaliation (No FEAR) Act of 2002. The act requires federal agencies to be more accountable for violations of anti-discrimination and whistleblower protection laws.
Geographic category www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/ U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics’ website. Provides federal justice statistics.
Geographic category www.naic.org National Association of Insurance Commissioners’ website. Site links to all state Departments of Insurance.
Geographic category www.ultimateinsurancelinks.com Provides links to insurance sites by state and select an insurance agent by insurance type needed.
Geographic category www.claimpages.com The Claim Pages. This site provides the latest insurance news. Provides insurance directories by category and state. Provides a wealth of claims information, present value calculator, blood alcohol calculator, statute of limitations, weight conversion, skid/speed calculator, etc.
Geographic category www.animallaw.info/ Animal law website. You can search by state and topic. The site is operated by the University of Michigan Law School.
Geographic category www.constructionweblinks.com Provides construction Web links. Provides construction laws, safety regulations, and building codes – for all states. Also, provides construction resources, news, and job information.
Geographic category http://www.ncsl.org National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL) website. Provides news and laws.
Geographic category www.alllaw.com A Law portal. Provides a variety of legal resources and legal forms. Links to sources of federal and state statuatory and case law.
Geographic category www.law.cornell.edu Cornell University Law School – Legal Information Institute. Provides a legal encyclopedia and other legal resources. Provides a database of federal and state laws.
Geographic category www.nationjob.com Searchable listing of jobs nationwide. Visitors can set up custom job searches that are emailed to them.
Geographic category www.RocketLawyer.com This is a resource for free, legal forms for all states.
Geographic category www.thefederation.org Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC) website. Site provides a wide variety of papers on defense related issues. Can search for papers using a key word or phrase. Also, provides monthly articles.
Geographic category www.verdictsearch.com Allows searching of jury verdicts by state.
Geographic category www.hospitalink.com Hospital locator – for all states.
Geographic category http://www.costco.com/
Pharmacy/DrugInformation.aspx
Costco website. The site provides information on the cost and use of prescription drugs – searchable database.
Geographic category https://s1.fsmb.org/docinfo/ Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) website. You can use this site to check physicians’ disciplinary records – for all states.
Geographic category www.abms.org American Board of Medical Specialists (ABMS) website. This site provides data on all board certified medical doctors. Assists the 24 approved medical specialty boards develop the standards for certification of physicians.
Geographic category www.ama-assn.org/ American Medical Association (AMA) website. Database of education and speciality information on every licensed medical doctor in the country.
Geographic category www.fsmb.org Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) website – State Medical Board information.
Geographic category www.museumstuff.com Worldwide guide to museums by state and city.
Geographic category www.news-directory.org/ Provides many links to newspapers, magazines, TV, and radio stations around the world.
Geographic category www.usnpl.com Provides links to all newspapers and news stations by state and city. Also, offers links for libraries, museums, state parks, etc.
Geographic category www.law.com/jsp/nlj/index.jsp National Law Journal online. Provides legal news.
Geographic category www.usacops.com Nation’s law enforcement agencies by state. Provides contact information for every sheriff and local police department for all states.
Geographic category www.searchsystems.net Site allows public records searches. Provides information for all states and some foreign countries.
Geographic category www.lincmad.com Area code locator for the U.S. and Caribbean. Lists all cities and associated area codes.
Geographic category www.libraryspot.com Provides a directory of libraries worldwide. Links to many libraries, reference manuals and dictionaries. Also, provides other useful information.
Geographic category www.superpages.com Yellow pages for businesses nationwide.
Geographic category www.switchboard.com Telephone numbers and addresses. Allows reverse look up and provides listings of all zip codes and area codes by city.
Geographic category www.ussearch.com Allows visitors to search for people, addresses, and phone numbers.
Geographic category www.whitepages.com Allows searching of people and businesses, and reverse look up.
Geographic category www.intelius.com Site is used for finding people, addresses, and phone numbers.
Geographic category www.knowx.com Site is used for finding people, businesses, and assets.
Geographic category www.indeed.com A jobs search engine. This is a compilation of job openings in one location. It is from company websites, job boards, and newspapers. You may search for jobs by area code and type.
Geographic category www.simplyhired.com A jobs search engine. It provides jobs, salary comparisons, and employment trends. A website for numerous job listings all in one location. You may search for jobs by area code and type.
Geographic category http://securities.stanford.edu/ Stanford Law School – The Securities Class Action Clearinghouse website provides detailed information relating to the prosecution, defense, and settlement of federal class action securities fraud litigation.
Geographic category www.smartdestinations.com Allows searching destinations and popular attractions around the country.
Geographic category www.travelocity.com Site that offers inexpensive prices on travel, including airline tickets, hotels, flights, vacation packages, cruises, and car rentals.
Geographic category www.tripadvisor.com Allows users to plan trips online.
Geographic category www.accuweather.com Site that provides weather information.
Geographic category www.compuweather.com Site that provides weather information.
Geographic category www.usno.navy.mil/ The United States Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command (NMOC) provides critical information from the ocean depths to the most distant reaches of space, meeting needs in the military, scientific, and civilian communities.
Geographic category www.weather.com The Weather Channel website. Weather information, including hurricane tracking.
Geographic category www.wunderground.com/ Weather information, including historical data. Allows weather searches by city.
Geography / Directions www.digitalglobe.com Site provides high quality earth imagery and geospatial information products. This includes aerial and satellite images and maps.
Geography / Directions www.streetdelivery.com StreetDelivery is the Internet Master Directory of street intersections, driveways, and addresses. Can provide accident scene photos online or by request.
Geography / Directions www.mapquest.com Site provides directions and maps to get to the user’s destination of interest.
Geography / Directions www.mapquest.com Provides directions and maps.
Geography / Directions www.maps.google.com Site provides directions and maps to get to the user’s destination of interest.
Geography / Directions www.maps.google.com Provides directions and maps.
Geography / Directions www.earth.google.com Provides satellite imagery, maps, terrain, 3-D buildings, from galaxies in outer space to the canyons of the ocean.
Geography / Directions www.google.com/earth Provides geographical information and satellite maps of all locations worldwide.
Geography / Directions www.usno.navy.mil/ The United States Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command (NMOC) provides critical information from the ocean depths to the most distant reaches of space, meeting needs in the military, scientific, and civilian communities.
Government http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/ FMCSA – Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s website. This site provides rules, regulations, company safety records, safety initiatives, hazardous materials, and other consumer protection information.
Government www.sba.gov SBA – U.S. Small Business Administration’s website. It provides a plethora of information on starting, managing, and growing a business, and exporting opportunities. It includes loan and grant information and counseling and training information. Also, the site provides information and resources that help small businesses comply with federal, state, and local business laws and government regulations. You can submit questions to other business owners and find a mentor here.
Government www.nhtsa.gov NHTSA – National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website. This is a searchable government database of complaints, investigations, and recalls of vehicles, child safety devices, and other auto equipment. It provides laws, regulations, and research data. Also, the site has most technical service bulletins from auto manufacturers and information on laws regarding vehicle safety.
Government www.statelocalgov.net/ Directory of official federal, state, county, and city government websites.
Government www.usda.gov U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) website. Discusses popular topics of the day concerning federal laws and regulations covering food, food safety, and labeling. Also provides USDA reports and news, climate change, biotechnology, dietary guidelines, energy, and food safety recalls.
Government www.dmv.ca.gov/ California Division of Motor Vehicles’ website. Provides DMV data and allows handling DMV matters online.
Government www.dmv.org/ Links to all state motor vehicle administrations.
Government www.courtinfo.ca.gov/
selfhelp/smallclaims/
Information about the Small Claims Court system. It covers suing someone, being sued, mediation, and going to court. It helps you determine if small claims court if right for your situation. It provides frequently asked questions, a useful glossary of terms, and the latest news and research data concerning small claims court.
Government www.ftb.ca.gov/forms/misc/1060.pdf FTB – Franchise Tax Board Publication 1060 – This PDF document provides a wealth of information about how to start a new business in California.
Government www.sba.gov Small Business Association (SBA) website. The official U.S. government agency that provides support to entreperneurs and small businesses across the nation. It helps lead the federal governement’s efforts to deliver 23% of prime federal contracts to small businesses.
Government www.sos.ca.gov/business/
be/starting-a-business.htm
Secretary of State website. Site provides step by step instructions on starting a business in California. The site also provides customer alerts and provides forms, sample completed forms, and fee information.
Government www.census.gov U.S. Census Bureau’s website. Provides demographic data for every state, county, city, and neighborhood.
Government www.congress.org This is a non-partisan news and information Web site devoted to encouraging civic participation. Provides information on public policy issues and allows direct connections to government decision makers. A Congressional guide.
Government www.c-span.org C-Span’s website. Provides details on current events, Congress, politics, books, and American history.
Government www.hillnews.com Congressional newsletter that anyone can signup for. Provides political polls, news, and opinions in a weekly edition.
Government www.house.gov U.S. House of Representatives’ website. Allows visitors to find contact and other information about a representative by zip code.
Government www.senate.gov U.S. Senate’s website. Provides information on senators and other related information.
Government www.medlineplus.gov/ National Institute of Health’s website. Provides consumer health information. Discusses health topics and drug supplements. Also, provides research data.
Government www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml SEC – Securities and Exchange Commission’s website. The site provides information concerning EDGAR – Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system. Searchable database of corporate information filed with SEC. It provides SEC filing information and forms.
Government www.sec.gov/litigation.shtml SEC – Securities and Exchange Commission’s website. The site provides SEC enforcement actions and litigation information.
Government www.ss.ca.gov California Secretary of State’s website. Provide news, resources, contact information, and access to public records.
Government www.bop.gov Federal Bureau of Prisons’ (BOP) website. This site provides information about prisons throughout the U.S. Visitors can check this site to see if a person is in federal prison.
Government www.fda.gov Food and Drug Administration (FDA) website. Provides consumer health and drug informatioin. Provides information on every prescription drug and regulatory action.
Government http://www.commerce.gov/ U.S. Department of Commerce’s website. Provides resources to help make American businesses more innovative at home and more competitive abroad. Provides general economics information.
Government www.caljobs.ca.gov Employment Development Department – EDD’s CalJobs website. It provides employment information for employers and job seekers and gives instructions on filing claims.
Government www.edd.ca.gov California Employment Development Department – EDD’s website. The site provides information on unemployment insurance, disability, jobs, training, payroll, and related useful links.
Government www.eeoc.gov Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) website. This provides text of all laws enforced by EEOC; description of EEOC procedures; can post complaints concerning discrimination; monthly reports on every litigated case that settles.
Government www.usa.gov Government website that provides government jobs, lists of agencies, financial assistance, and lists of government contacts.
Government www.usajobs.gov Official site for all federal government jobs. The site allows visitors to set up searches and apply for government jobs online.
Government www.epa.gov/ Official site for Environmental Protection Agency. This is the federal government agency charged with protecting human health and our environment, by writing and enforcing regulations based on laws passed by Congress.
Government www.search.usa.gov U.S. Government’s official search engine. Government website that allows visitors to search 30 million government web pages. .
Government www.usa.gov U.S. Government’s official Web portal.
Government www.fedworld.gov U.S. Government portal that provides A-Z index of U.S. Government departments and agencies.
Government www.fws.gov Fish & Wildlife Service’s website. This federal agency is dedicated to the management of fish, wildlife, conservation issues, and natural habitats.
Government www.dca.ca.gov/ California Department of Consumer Affairs’ website. Provides a plethora of consumer information.
Government www.cdc.gov Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) website. The site provides information and statistics on a variety of traumatic and non-traumatic medical conditions, including infectious diseases.
Government www.ftc.gov Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) website. The FTC encompasses the Bureaus of Consumer Protection, Competition, and Economics. The site provides text and summaries of all laws enforced by the FTC, as well as all FTC rules; all product packaging and labeling requirements; rules on product and service advertising, including online ads.
Government www.leginfo.ca.gov/calaw.html California law. Provides 29 codes covering various subject areas, the State constitution, and statutes.
Government www.thomas.loc.gov/ This website provides pending federal legislation in Congress and provides other government resources. Allows visitors to browse initiated bills by sponsor.
Government www.uscg.mil U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) website. Provides boating regulations and statistics, recalls, and safety defects of boating materials.
Government www.guideline.gov/ National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC) website – from Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Site provides a compendium of all evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.
Government www.dol.gov U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) website. Provides labor statistics, news, training, regulations, resources, etc.
Government www.nist.gov National Institute of Standards & Technology’s (NIST) website. NIST is a non-regulatory federal agency with in the U.S. Department of Commerce. The site provides a treasure trove of information about various subject areas like technology, public safety, manufacturing, etc.
Government www.gpo.gov/fdsys Federal Digital System website – America’s Authentic Government Information. Allows searching of government publications.
Government www.gao.gov U.S. Government Accountability Office website. Provides investigation reports on a wide variety of topics.
Government www.ca7.uscourts.gov/ Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals case information and opinions.
Government www.loc.gov Library of Congress (LOC) website. Provides a wealth of information on various topics like American history, arts & culture, technology, news, government, Webcasts, etc. Also, provides related resources. Visitors may ask questions of a librarian.
Government www.naco.org National Association of Counties – NACo’s website. This is the only national organization that represents county governments before the Administration and Congress. NACo provides essential services to the nation’s 3,068 counties. Provides useful links and listings of free webinars.
Government www.recovery.gov A U.S. government website that provides easy access to data related to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act spending and allows for the reporting of potential fraud, waste, and abuse.
Government www.regulations.gov Source for information on the development of Federal regulations and other related documents issued by the U.S. government. You can find, read, and comment on regulatory issues here.
Government www.socialsecurity.gov Social Security Administration’s website. Provides information on social security, disability, retirement, survivor’s benefits, social security insurance, Medicare, and business services. Allows visitors to apply for social security online.
Government www.uscourts.gov/links.html U.S. Courts website. Site can be used to search for court locations by state. Provides court information, rules, policies, forms, statistics, resources, links, etc.
Government www.cpsc.gov/ U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s website. The site provides product recalls and consumer safety information. It allows visitors to report unsafe products.
Government www.osha.gov Department of Labor – Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s website. Provides news, statistics, training, publications, etc. concerning labor in the U.S.
Government www.osha.gov U.S. Department of Labor – Occupational Safety and Health Administration website. Provides laws and regulations covering worker safety, data, statistics, news, and enforcement actions.
Government www.dhs.gov Official website for Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Provides news on the latest threats, advisories, planning tips, and job opportunities.
Government www.dca.lacounty.gov
/tsHow2SueSmalClaims.html
This site provides detailed information on how to sue in small claims court in the County of Los Angeles and all the related rules.
Government www.fedstats.gov Provides statistics for more than 100 government agencies. Links to statistics and statistical government agencies.
Government www.stats.bls.gov/ U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) website. The site provides Consumer Price Index (CPI) data, an inflation calculator, and lots of economic and labor statistics.
Government www.ftb.ca.gov Franchise Tax Board’s (FTB) website. Official site for state personal and business income taxes for California. Provides forms, publications, and other tax information.
Government www.irs.gov Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) website. Official government website for federal tax collection and tax law enforcement. It includes tax forms, instructions, and agency publications.
Government www.dotcr.ost.dot.gov/asp/nofear.asp U.S. Department of Transportation Civil Rights (DOTCR) website. This landing page provides the details of the Notification and Federal Employee Anti-discrimination and Retaliation (No FEAR) Act of 2002. The act requires federal agencies to be more accountable for violations of anti-discrimination and whistleblower protection laws.
Government www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/ U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics’ website. Provides federal justice statistics.
Government http://www.insurance.ca.gov/ California Department of Insurance website.
Government http://www.cslb.ca.gov/ Department of Consumer Affairs – Contractors State License Board (CSLB) website. This site provides California construction laws & regulations, industry and consumer news, and contractor license information. You can check licenses and file complaints.
Government www.forensic.to/forensic.html Zeno’s Forensic Site. Resource for finding reconstruction, forensics, toxicology experts, etc. Recommended by the California Criminalistics Institute, part of the state Attorney General’s office.
Government www.atf.gov Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) website. Provides ATF statistics, publications, laws, regulations, and rulings.
Government www.nyss.com/federal.html Federal requirements and laws for recreational boats.
Government www.usacops.com/ca/ California police department, sheriffs’ offices, officers, and other law enforcement agencies.
Government www.policereports.us Online resource for police accident and incident reports.
Government http://www.ncsl.org National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL) website. Provides news and laws.
Government www.calbar.ca.gov California State Bar (CSB) website. Provides California’s rules of professional conduct and disciplinary information. Visitors can check an attorney’s bar membership record, and can obtain frequently asked questions, legal forms, and legal information.
Government www.law.com/regionals/
ca/statelaw_reg/
Cal Law website. California legal news source. Provides California laws and regulations, case verdicts and settlements, and law firm papers. Also, provides experts and court reporters.
Government www.municode.com California local government codes and ordinances.
Government www.bar.ca.gov Department of Consumer Affairs, Bar of Automotive Repair (BAR) website. California Regulator of Auto Repair Shops. Provides information on car repair and vehicle information. Consumer assistance information and government links.
Government www.courtinfo.ca.gov California Judicial Branch. Provides information, forms, rules, news, references, links, and commentary regarding California courts.
Government www.lasuperiorcourt.org L.A. Superior Court website that provides information and resources for interested parties. Provides docket information on all pending litigation in California (with case number).
Government www.ncsc.org National Center for State Courts (NCSC) International website. The site services institutions and organizations worldwide to come up with innovative solutions to justice system problems. Provides news, updates, and resources.
Government www.orangecountyda.com/
home/index.asp?page=67
Orange County DA’s Office website. Provides a directory of sheriff and police department phone numbers. Provides crime statistics and other information from the DA’s office. Also, provides information on how to report a crime.
Government www.lasuperiorcourt.org/
smallclaims/
Los Angeles Superior Court website. It provides information on filing a small claim and going to small claims court, and provides the needed forms.
Government www.usps.gov U.S. Postal Service (USPS) website. Allows you to track certified mail and find zip codes.
Government www.chiro.ca.gov California Chiropractic Board website. Provides information on chiropractors and allows searching for chiropractor license information.
Government www.ptb.ca.gov/ California Physical Therapy Board (PTB) website. Allows visitors to verify license and disciplinary record of physical therapists.
Government https://s1.fsmb.org/docinfo/ Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) website. You can use this site to check physicians’ disciplinary records – for all states.
Government www.medbd.ca.gov/ California Medical Board website. Provides licensing and disciplinary information; also laws and regulations covering physicians and surgeons.
Government www.ntis.gov National Technical Information Service (NTIS) website. Part of the U.S. Department of Commerce. Provides over 150 subscriptions and publications available for purchase from U.S. government agencies.
Government www.oig.hhs.gov/ Database operated by the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It provides information and photos of captured fugitives. Also, provides information on spending for American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009.
Government www.hazmap.nlm.nih.gov Database operated by National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health. Allows visitors to research all known occupational diseases, their causes, toxic agents, and treatments and search hazardous agents and high risk jobs.
Government www.nih.gov National Institutes of Health (NIH) website. The NIH is the nation’s medical research agency. It supports scientific studies that turn discovery into health. Provides an extensive list of consumer health topics. Provides information on participating in clinical trials.
Government www.toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/
cgi-bin/sis/htmlgen?IRIS
Database operated by NIH & NLM. This is the TOXNET website – the Toxicology Data Network. This site allows visitors to research a huge number of chemicals, the medical problems caused them, and the dose required for toxicity.
Government www.rollcall.com Congress’s newspaper.
Government www.usacops.com Nation’s law enforcement agencies by state. Provides contact information for every sheriff and local police department for all states.
Government www.ocsd.org Orange County sheriff’s department website. Provides public information and information on community awareness programs.
Government www.lapdonline.org Official website of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD). It provides general information.
Government www.recalls.gov An online resource for all different types of recalls: vehicle, boat, food, medicine, and other product recall notices.
Government www.dot.com Department of Transportation (DOT) website. Provides DOT news and statistics.
Government www.usno.navy.mil/ The United States Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command (NMOC) provides critical information from the ocean depths to the most distant reaches of space, meeting needs in the military, scientific, and civilian communities.
Health / Nutrition www.usda.gov U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) website. Discusses popular topics of the day concerning federal laws and regulations covering food, food safety, and labeling. Also provides USDA reports and news, climate change, biotechnology, dietary guidelines, energy, and food safety recalls.
Health / Nutrition www.medlineplus.gov/ National Institute of Health’s website. Provides consumer health information. Discusses health topics and drug supplements. Also, provides research data.
Health / Nutrition www.fda.gov Food and Drug Administration (FDA) website. Provides consumer health and drug informatioin. Provides information on every prescription drug and regulatory action.
Health / Nutrition www.epa.gov/ Official site for Environmental Protection Agency. This is the federal government agency charged with protecting human health and our environment, by writing and enforcing regulations based on laws passed by Congress.
Health / Nutrition www.cdc.gov Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) website. The site provides information and statistics on a variety of traumatic and non-traumatic medical conditions, including infectious diseases.
Health / Nutrition www.guideline.gov/ National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC) website – from Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Site provides a compendium of all evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.
Health / Nutrition www.osha.gov Department of Labor – Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s website. Provides news, statistics, training, publications, etc. concerning labor in the U.S.
Health / Nutrition www.osha.gov U.S. Department of Labor – Occupational Safety and Health Administration website. Provides laws and regulations covering worker safety, data, statistics, news, and enforcement actions.
Health / Nutrition www.drugdigest.org/ Drug Digest website. Consumer health and drug information site dedicated to empowering consumers to make informed choices about drugs and treatment options. Provides a glossary of terms.
Health / Nutrition www.healthsquare.com/drugmain.htm Prescription drug information and information on various diseases.
Health / Nutrition www.rxlist.com/ Part of WebMD – provides information on prescription drugs.
Health / Nutrition http://www.mayoclinic.com/ Mayo Clinic website. Provides consumer health and medical information.
Health / Nutrition www.flu.gov This site provides information and resources for the flu and obtaining vaccines.
Health / Nutrition www.intelihealth.com Aetna Health website. Provides consumer health information and resources. Also, provides information on diseases and conditions.
Health / Nutrition www.medicinenet.com Provides a wealth of information on medical conditions, procedures, and treatment, and a medical dictionary.
Health / Nutrition www.medscape.com Part of WebMD. Provides consumer health information and medical news. Offers a searchable database.
Health / Nutrition www.webmd.com Provides a wealth of information on consumer health and medical information.
Health / Nutrition www.medical-dictionary.com Medical dictionary.
Health / Nutrition www.medterms.com/
script/main/hp.asp
Medical reference for MedicineNet.com. Provides definitions of medical terms.
Health / Nutrition www.merck.com Merck Website. Provides Merck Manual – description of medical conditions and their treatments.
Health / Nutrition www.bartleby.com/107/ Reference for human anatomy.
Health / Nutrition http://www.globalrph.com/abbrev.htm Global RPh – The Clinician’s Ultimate Reference. Allows searching of medical and drug information. Provides medical abbreviations.
Health / Nutrition www.chiro.ca.gov California Chiropractic Board website. Provides information on chiropractors and allows searching for chiropractor license information.
Health / Nutrition www.oig.hhs.gov/ Database operated by the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It provides information and photos of captured fugitives. Also, provides information on spending for American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009.
Health / Nutrition www.hazmap.nlm.nih.gov Database operated by National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health. Allows visitors to research all known occupational diseases, their causes, toxic agents, and treatments and search hazardous agents and high risk jobs.
Health / Nutrition www.nih.gov National Institutes of Health (NIH) website. The NIH is the nation’s medical research agency. It supports scientific studies that turn discovery into health. Provides an extensive list of consumer health topics. Provides information on participating in clinical trials.
Health / Nutrition www.toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/
cgi-bin/sis/htmlgen?IRIS
Database operated by NIH & NLM. This is the TOXNET website – the Toxicology Data Network. This site allows visitors to research a huge number of chemicals, the medical problems caused them, and the dose required for toxicity.
Health / Nutrition www.disabilitydurations.com Site provides treatment and official disability guidelines.
Health / Nutrition www.ceoexpress.com The Executive’s Internet. Links to all major newspapers, business publications, technical magazines and news, health information, etc.
Health / Nutrition www.recalls.gov An online resource for all different types of recalls: vehicle, boat, food, medicine, and other product recall notices.
Human resources / Labor www.lachamber.com Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce website. The site includes a member directory, relocation information, a calendar of events, news, publications, education information, workforce and leadership development programs, frequently asked questions, etc.
Human resources / Labor www.calchamber.com California Chamber of Commerce’s website. The site provides the latest news, resources, education and training, new employment laws, and human resource products and services available for California businesses and employers. Also provides an events calendar.
Human resources / Labor www.caljobs.ca.gov Employment Development Department – EDD’s CalJobs website. It provides employment information for employers and job seekers and gives instructions on filing claims.
Human resources / Labor www.edd.ca.gov California Employment Development Department – EDD’s website. The site provides information on unemployment insurance, disability, jobs, training, payroll, and related useful links.
Human resources / Labor www.eeoc.gov Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) website. This provides text of all laws enforced by EEOC; description of EEOC procedures; can post complaints concerning discrimination; monthly reports on every litigated case that settles.
Human resources / Labor www.usa.gov Government website that provides government jobs, lists of agencies, financial assistance, and lists of government contacts.
Human resources / Labor www.usajobs.gov Official site for all federal government jobs. The site allows visitors to set up searches and apply for government jobs online.
Human resources / Labor www.dol.gov U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) website. Provides labor statistics, news, training, regulations, resources, etc.
Human resources / Labor www.socialsecurity.gov Social Security Administration’s website. Provides information on social security, disability, retirement, survivor’s benefits, social security insurance, Medicare, and business services. Allows visitors to apply for social security online.
Human resources / Labor www.osha.gov Department of Labor – Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s website. Provides news, statistics, training, publications, etc. concerning labor in the U.S.
Human resources / Labor www.osha.gov U.S. Department of Labor – Occupational Safety and Health Administration website. Provides laws and regulations covering worker safety, data, statistics, news, and enforcement actions.
Human resources / Labor www.dhs.gov Official website for Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Provides news on the latest threats, advisories, planning tips, and job opportunities.
Human resources / Labor www.stats.bls.gov/ U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) website. The site provides Consumer Price Index (CPI) data, an inflation calculator, and lots of economic and labor statistics.
Human resources / Labor www.dotcr.ost.dot.gov/
asp/nofear.asp
U.S. Department of Transportation Civil Rights (DOTCR) website. This landing page provides the details of the Notification and Federal Employee Anti-discrimination and Retaliation (No FEAR) Act of 2002. The act requires federal agencies to be more accountable for violations of anti-discrimination and whistleblower protection laws.
Human resources / Labor www.constructionweblinks.com Provides construction Web links. Provides construction laws, safety regulations, and building codes – for all states. Also, provides construction resources, news, and job information.
Human resources / Labor www.nationjob.com Searchable listing of jobs nationwide. Visitors can set up custom job searches that are emailed to them.
Human resources / Labor www.apa.org The American Psychological Association’s website. It provides basic information on APA writing style for formal writing. Also, lists news, events, research, education, careers, publications, various psychology topics, and membership.
Human resources / Labor www.oig.hhs.gov/ Database operated by the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It provides information and photos of captured fugitives. Also, provides information on spending for American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009.
Human resources / Labor www.hazmap.nlm.nih.gov Database operated by National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health. Allows visitors to research all known occupational diseases, their causes, toxic agents, and treatments and search hazardous agents and high risk jobs.
Human resources / Labor www.disabilitydurations.com Site provides treatment and official disability guidelines.
Human resources / Labor www.refdesk.com This website provides a treasure trove of information on a wide spectrum of subjects. It provides calendars, a currency converter, job resources, elected officials, etc., and links to multiple dictionaries and reference manuals.
Human resources / Labor www.bio.org Site is devoted to biotechnology information, including conferences, events, industry intelligence, and analysis, work opportunities, regulatory affairs, and other issues.
Insurance www.autopedia.com Autopedia – The automobile encyclopedia. It provides lots of information on cars like auto repair, insurance, automotive news, a buyer’s check list, etc.
Insurance www.iihs.org/ Insurance Institute of Highway Safety’s website. This is an independent, nonprofit scientific and educational organization to reducing the human and economic losses on U.S. highways. Provides crash data by vehicle model, safety news, and accident statistics. It includes the site’s 2012 top safety picks.
Insurance http://www.iaai.com Insurance Auto Auctions’ website for repairable, stolen, and rental/leased vehicles across the U.S.
Insurance www.edd.ca.gov California Employment Development Department – EDD’s website. The site provides information on unemployment insurance, disability, jobs, training, payroll, and related useful links.
Insurance www.naic.org National Association of Insurance Commissioners’ website. Site links to all state Departments of Insurance.
Insurance www.barryklein.com Insurance company and agent search engine.
Insurance www.claiminformation.com/
insurance_companies.htm
Insurer claim reporting phone numbers.
Insurance www.rmis.com Variety of insurance-related articles available by subscription.
Insurance www.insurance-research.org Insurance Research Council website. IRC addresses subjects relating to all lines of property-casualty insurance, including coverages of autos, homes, businesses, municipalities, and professionals.
Insurance http://www.insurance.ca.gov/ California Department of Insurance website.
Insurance www.acli.com American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI) website. Provides news and mortality tables. See the publication, “Life Insurers’ Fact Book 2005.”
Insurance www.insurancelocal.com/
insurancecompany.htm
Links to many insurance company websites. Allows visitors to get insurance quotes.
Insurance www.insure.com Site allows visitors to get insurance quotes quickly and provides general insurance information.
Insurance www.ultimateinsurancelinks.com Provides links to insurance sites by state and select an insurance agent by insurance type needed.
Insurance www.pimall.com/nais/insrec.html Tips for investigating liability claims.
Insurance www.almexperts.com A source for experts, consultants, and litigation support services.
Insurance www.ewitness.com/ The Expert Witness Authority. This is a database of experts on a variety of areas of practice.
Insurance www.experts.com Database of expert witnesses and consultants.
Insurance www.forensic.to/forensic.html Zeno’s Forensic Site. Resource for finding reconstruction, forensics, toxicology experts, etc. Recommended by the California Criminalistics Institute, part of the state Attorney General’s office.
Insurance www.witness.net The Expert Witness Network. A database of expert witnesses.
Insurance www.insurancefraud.org Coalition Against Insurance Fraud website. Provides fraud laws, regulations, and studies. Allows visitors to sign-up for Fraud News Daily.
Insurance www.aiadc.org/AIAdotNet/ American Insurance Association website. Provides insurance news, legal research, and resources.
Insurance www.lirb.org Liability Insurance Research Bureau (LIRB) website. Trade association that provides information to its insurer members.
Insurance www.law.com/regionals/
ca/statelaw_reg/
Cal Law website. California legal news source. Provides California laws and regulations, case verdicts and settlements, and law firm papers. Also, provides experts and court reporters.
Insurance www.insurancescrawl.com/ Commentary on current insurance issues and laws.
Insurance www.ambest.com Website sponsored by A.M. Best. It has a detailed digest of information relevant to insurance business law.
Insurance www.iii.org Insurance Information Institute’s website. Provides insurance news and data.
Insurance www.lloydslist.com Marine daily newspaper, including casualty reports.
International / Worldwide www.atlanet.org American Association for Justice (AAJ) website. Formerly called the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. This is an international coalition of attorneys, law professors, paralegals, and law students.
International / Worldwide www.catalaw.com Provides a catalog of worldwide law. Links to a wide variety of legal information organized by topic.
International / Worldwide www.ncsc.org National Center for State Courts (NCSC) International website. The site services institutions and organizations worldwide to come up with innovative solutions to justice system problems. Provides news, updates, and resources.
International / Worldwide www.cpradr.org CPR Institute’s website. They are an international institute for conflict prevention and resolution. The site provides a roster of arbitrators and mediators. It provides model agreements and signatories for mediation and arbitration, and other resources.
International / Worldwide www.museumstuff.com Worldwide guide to museums by state and city.
International / Worldwide www.news-directory.org/ Provides many links to newspapers, magazines, TV, and radio stations around the world.
International / Worldwide www.usnpl.com Provides links to all newspapers and news stations by state and city. Also, offers links for libraries, museums, state parks, etc.
Internet / Search engines www.search.usa.gov U.S. Government’s official search engine. Government website that allows visitors to search 30 million government web pages. .
Internet / Search engines www.usa.gov U.S. Government’s official Web portal.
Internet / Search engines www.barryklein.com Insurance company and agent search engine.
Internet / Search engines www.alllaw.com A Law portal. Provides a variety of legal resources and legal forms. Links to sources of federal and state statuatory and case law.
Internet / Search engines www.ceoexpress.com The Executive’s Internet. Links to all major newspapers, business publications, technical magazines and news, health information, etc.
Internet / Search engines www.brbpub.com/ Portal to free and subscription sites providing access to public records.
Internet / Search engines www.infospace.com Allows searching the leading search engines in one spot.
Internet / Search engines www.godaddy.com Resource for inexpensively purchasing domain names and web hosting. May check domain name availability here.
Internet / Search engines www.who.is Provides information and purchasing opportunities for various domain names.
Internet / Search engines www.bing.com Microsoft’s search engine.
Internet / Search engines www.dogpile.com Multiple search engines.
Internet / Search engines www.google.com Provides access to most popular search engine.
Internet / Search engines www.lycos.com Network of community and social sites.
Internet / Search engines www.yahoo.com Search engine.
Internet / Search engines http://securities.stanford.edu/ Stanford Law School – The Securities Class Action Clearinghouse website provides detailed information relating to the prosecution, defense, and settlement of federal class action securities fraud litigation.
Legal / Law http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/ FMCSA – Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s website. This site provides rules, regulations, company safety records, safety initiatives, hazardous materials, and other consumer protection information.
Legal / Law www.bankruptcy-courts.net This is a listing of all U.S. bankruptcy courts, bankruptcy terms, and rules on bankruptcy. Used to locate parties to a bankruptcy – for all federal courts.
Legal / Law www.sba.gov SBA – U.S. Small Business Administration’s website. It provides a plethora of information on starting, managing, and growing a business, and exporting opportunities. It includes loan and grant information and counseling and training information. Also, the site provides information and resources that help small businesses comply with federal, state, and local business laws and government regulations. You can submit questions to other business owners and find a mentor here.
Legal / Law www.calchamber.com California Chamber of Commerce’s website. The site provides the latest news, resources, education and training, new employment laws, and human resource products and services available for California businesses and employers. Also provides an events calendar.
Legal / Law www.jewelerssecurity.org/ Jewelers’ Security Alliance’s website. Provides statistics and security information on jewelry thefts. Allows visitors to report jewelry crimes.
Legal / Law http://www.nacdl.org/public/
nsf/freeform/publicwelcome?opendocument
National Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (NCDLA) website. Provides timely articles on criminal issues by criminal defense lawyers. Site provides its views on different legal issues.
Legal / Law www.law.uc.edu/CCL/ Securities Lawyer’s Desk Book website. It is published by The University of Cincinnati College of Law – good reference website for securities issues and other related websites.
Legal / Law www.nhtsa.gov NHTSA – National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website. This is a searchable government database of complaints, investigations, and recalls of vehicles, child safety devices, and other auto equipment. It provides laws, regulations, and research data. Also, the site has most technical service bulletins from auto manufacturers and information on laws regarding vehicle safety.
Legal / Law www.usda.gov U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) website. Discusses popular topics of the day concerning federal laws and regulations covering food, food safety, and labeling. Also provides USDA reports and news, climate change, biotechnology, dietary guidelines, energy, and food safety recalls.
Legal / Law www.courtinfo.ca.gov/
selfhelp/smallclaims/
Information about the Small Claims Court system. It covers suing someone, being sued, mediation, and going to court. It helps you determine if small claims court if right for your situation. It provides frequently asked questions, a useful glossary of terms, and the latest news and research data concerning small claims court.
Legal / Law www.sec.gov/litigation.shtml SEC – Securities and Exchange Commission’s website. The site provides SEC enforcement actions and litigation information.
Legal / Law www.bop.gov Federal Bureau of Prisons’ (BOP) website. This site provides information about prisons throughout the U.S. Visitors can check this site to see if a person is in federal prison.
Legal / Law www.fda.gov Food and Drug Administration (FDA) website. Provides consumer health and drug informatioin. Provides information on every prescription drug and regulatory action.
Legal / Law www.eeoc.gov Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) website. This provides text of all laws enforced by EEOC; description of EEOC procedures; can post complaints concerning discrimination; monthly reports on every litigated case that settles.
Legal / Law www.usajobs.gov Official site for all federal government jobs. The site allows visitors to set up searches and apply for government jobs online.
Legal / Law www.epa.gov/ Official site for Environmental Protection Agency. This is the federal government agency charged with protecting human health and our environment, by writing and enforcing regulations based on laws passed by Congress.
Legal / Law www.ftc.gov Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) website. The FTC encompasses the Bureaus of Consumer Protection, Competition, and Economics. The site provides text and summaries of all laws enforced by the FTC, as well as all FTC rules; all product packaging and labeling requirements; rules on product and service advertising, including online ads.
Legal / Law www.leginfo.ca.gov/calaw.html California law. Provides 29 codes covering various subject areas, the State constitution, and statutes.
Legal / Law www.thomas.loc.gov/ This website provides pending federal legislation in Congress and provides other government resources. Allows visitors to browse initiated bills by sponsor.
Legal / Law www.uscg.mil U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) website. Provides boating regulations and statistics, recalls, and safety defects of boating materials.
Legal / Law www.dol.gov U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) website. Provides labor statistics, news, training, regulations, resources, etc.
Legal / Law www.gpo.gov/fdsys Federal Digital System website – America’s Authentic Government Information. Allows searching of government publications.
Legal / Law www.ca7.uscourts.gov/ Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals case information and opinions.
Legal / Law www.recovery.gov A U.S. government website that provides easy access to data related to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act spending and allows for the reporting of potential fraud, waste, and abuse.
Legal / Law www.regulations.gov Source for information on the development of Federal regulations and other related documents issued by the U.S. government. You can find, read, and comment on regulatory issues here.
Legal / Law www.uscourts.gov/links.html U.S. Courts website. Site can be used to search for court locations by state. Provides court information, rules, policies, forms, statistics, resources, links, etc.
Legal / Law www.osha.gov U.S. Department of Labor – Occupational Safety and Health Administration website. Provides laws and regulations covering worker safety, data, statistics, news, and enforcement actions.
Legal / Law www.dhs.gov Official website for Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Provides news on the latest threats, advisories, planning tips, and job opportunities.
Legal / Law www.dca.lacounty.gov/
tsHow2SueSmalClaims.html
This site provides detailed information on how to sue in small claims court in the County of Los Angeles and all the related rules.
Legal / Law www.ftb.ca.gov Franchise Tax Board’s (FTB) website. Official site for state personal and business income taxes for California. Provides forms, publications, and other tax information.
Legal / Law www.irs.gov Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) website. Official government website for federal tax collection and tax law enforcement. It includes tax forms, instructions, and agency publications.
Legal / Law www.dotcr.ost.dot.gov/
asp/nofear.asp
U.S. Department of Transportation Civil Rights (DOTCR) website. This landing page provides the details of the Notification and Federal Employee Anti-discrimination and Retaliation (No FEAR) Act of 2002. The act requires federal agencies to be more accountable for violations of anti-discrimination and whistleblower protection laws.
Legal / Law www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/ U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics’ website. Provides federal justice statistics.
Legal / Law www.claimpages.com The Claim Pages. This site provides the latest insurance news. Provides insurance directories by category and state. Provides a wealth of claims information, present value calculator, blood alcohol calculator, statute of limitations, weight conversion, skid/speed calculator, etc.
Legal / Law www.animallaw.info/ Animal law website. You can search by state and topic. The site is operated by the University of Michigan Law School.
Legal / Law http://www.cslb.ca.gov/ Department of Consumer Affairs – Contractors State License Board (CSLB) website. This site provides California construction laws & regulations, industry and consumer news, and contractor license information. You can check licenses and file complaints.
Legal / Law www.constructionweblinks.com Provides construction Web links. Provides construction laws, safety regulations, and building codes – for all states. Also, provides construction resources, news, and job information.
Legal / Law www.s-ox.com Sarbanes-Oxley Complicance Journal – Information on complying with SOX.
Legal / Law www.lectlaw.com The ‘Lectric Law Library. Provides a legal resource for a variety of legal topics. Also provides legal forms, news, and links.
Legal / Law www.legalethics.com Site focuses on the ethical issues associated with the use of technology by legal professionals. Also provides rulings on lawyer ethics issues.
Legal / Law www.almexperts.com A source for experts, consultants, and litigation support services.
Legal / Law www.ewitness.com/ The Expert Witness Authority. This is a database of experts on a variety of areas of practice.
Legal / Law www.experts.com Database of expert witnesses and consultants.
Legal / Law www.forensic.to/forensic.html Zeno’s Forensic Site. Resource for finding reconstruction, forensics, toxicology experts, etc. Recommended by the California Criminalistics Institute, part of the state Attorney General’s office.
Legal / Law www.witness.net The Expert Witness Network. A database of expert witnesses.
Legal / Law www.insurancefraud.org Coalition Against Insurance Fraud website. Provides fraud laws, regulations, and studies. Allows visitors to sign-up for Fraud News Daily.
Legal / Law www.atf.gov Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) website. Provides ATF statistics, publications, laws, regulations, and rulings.
Legal / Law www.aiadc.org/AIAdotNet/ American Insurance Association website. Provides insurance news, legal research, and resources.
Legal / Law www.lirb.org Liability Insurance Research Bureau (LIRB) website. Trade association that provides information to its insurer members.
Legal / Law www.nyss.com/federal.html Federal requirements and laws for recreational boats.
Legal / Law www.nolo.com Nolo Law For All website. Provides free legal news, articles, law blogs, and information on starting a new business.
Legal / Law www.usacops.com/ca/ California police department, sheriffs’ offices, officers, and other law enforcement agencies.
Legal / Law www.policereports.us Online resource for police accident and incident reports.
Legal / Law Law.JustAnswer.com. This is a site where you can ask real estate law questions and quickly get professional answers .
Legal / Law http://dictionary.law.com/ A legal dictionary on Law.com. Allows searching of legal words and phrases.
Legal / Law http://www.ncsl.org National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL) website. Provides news and laws.
Legal / Law www.calbar.ca.gov California State Bar (CSB) website. Provides California’s rules of professional conduct and disciplinary information. Visitors can check an attorney’s bar membership record, and can obtain frequently asked questions, legal forms, and legal information.
Legal / Law www.law.com Provides a wealth of information and news regarding the law.
Legal / Law www.law.com/regionals/
ca/statelaw_reg/
Cal Law website. California legal news source. Provides California laws and regulations, case verdicts and settlements, and law firm papers. Also, provides experts and court reporters.
Legal / Law www.lawguru.com Law Guru website. Provides consumer law information.
Legal / Law www.municode.com California local government codes and ordinances.
Legal / Law www.medialaw.com Media Law Resource Center (MLRC) website. Provides news, terms, and information concerning media law.
Legal / Law www.westlaw.com Westlaw – All statutes, case law, and regulations.
Legal / Law www.alllaw.com A Law portal. Provides a variety of legal resources and legal forms. Links to sources of federal and state statuatory and case law.
Legal / Law www.atlanet.org American Association for Justice (AAJ) website. Formerly called the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. This is an international coalition of attorneys, law professors, paralegals, and law students.
Legal / Law www.bar.ca.gov Department of Consumer Affairs, Bar of Automotive Repair (BAR) website. California Regulator of Auto Repair Shops. Provides information on car repair and vehicle information. Consumer assistance information and government links.
Legal / Law www.catalaw.com Provides a catalog of worldwide law. Links to a wide variety of legal information organized by topic.
Legal / Law www.courtinfo.ca.gov California Judicial Branch. Provides information, forms, rules, news, references, links, and commentary regarding California courts.
Legal / Law www.insurancescrawl.com/ Commentary on current insurance issues and laws.
Legal / Law www.lasuperiorcourt.org L.A. Superior Court website that provides information and resources for interested parties. Provides docket information on all pending litigation in California (with case number).
Legal / Law www.law.cornell.edu Cornell University Law School – Legal Information Institute. Provides a legal encyclopedia and other legal resources. Provides a database of federal and state laws.
Legal / Law www.lexisone.com Offers free case law searches and free legal forms. Offers free registration, top headline news, legal blogs, etc.
Legal / Law www.mealeys.com/ Mealey’s Legal News and Litigation Reports website. Provides unbiased news stories and case summaries and commentaries. Significant court opinions.
Legal / Law www.nationjob.com Searchable listing of jobs nationwide. Visitors can set up custom job searches that are emailed to them.
Legal / Law www.ncsc.org National Center for State Courts (NCSC) International website. The site services institutions and organizations worldwide to come up with innovative solutions to justice system problems. Provides news, updates, and resources.
Legal / Law www.orangecountyda.com/
home/index.asp?page=67
Orange County DA’s Office website. Provides a directory of sheriff and police department phone numbers. Provides crime statistics and other information from the DA’s office. Also, provides information on how to report a crime.
Legal / Law www.RocketLawyer.com This is a resource for free, legal forms for all states.
Legal / Law www.thefederation.org Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC) website. Site provides a wide variety of papers on defense related issues. Can search for papers using a key word or phrase. Also, provides monthly articles.
Legal / Law www.versuslaw.com Versus Law – legal information provided by subscription.
Legal / Law www.juryverdictresearch.com Jury Verdict Research (JVR) website. Provides data on jury verdicts and settlements, case evaluation services, and ability to search for expert witnesses.
Legal / Law www.verdictsearch.com Allows searching of jury verdicts by state.
Legal / Law www.abanet.org American Bar Association (ABA) website. Provides rules of professional conduct and disciplinary information for attorneys, news resources, publications, etc.
Legal / Law www.atra.org American Tort Reform Association (ATRA) website. This is a non-partisan, nonprofit organization exclusively dedicated to reforming the civil justice system and providing greater fairness, predictability, and efficiency to America’s justic system.
Legal / Law www.arbfile.org Arbitration Forums, Inc. website. Provides membership information; also provides agreements, rules, and electronic filing information.
Legal / Law www.cpradr.org CPR Institute’s website. They are an international institute for conflict prevention and resolution. The site provides a roster of arbitrators and mediators. It provides model agreements and signatories for mediation and arbitration, and other resources.
Legal / Law www.adr.org American Arbitration Association’s website. – Lists of mediators and arbitrators, arbitrators’ code of ethics, arbitration agreements, and rules.
Legal / Law www.lasuperiorcourt.org/
smallclaims/
Los Angeles Superior Court website. It provides information on filing a small claim and going to small claims court, and provides the needed forms.
Legal / Law www.kruglaw.com Kruglick’s Forensic Resource and Criminal Law Search site sponsored by Forensic Bioinformatics. Provides objective evaluation of DNA evidence and comprehensive consulting services. Also, links to over 1,500 forensic sites and other legal sites. Can locate people and assets.
Legal / Law www.medbd.ca.gov/ California Medical Board website. Provides licensing and disciplinary information; also laws and regulations covering physicians and surgeons.
Legal / Law www.law.com Provides legal news, information, and publications. Provides some good information on current cases.
Legal / Law www.law.com/jsp/nlj/index.jsp National Law Journal online. Provides legal news.
Legal / Law www.ocsd.org Orange County sheriff’s department website. Provides public information and information on community awareness programs.
Legal / Law www.lapdonline.org Official website of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD). It provides general information.
Legal / Law http://securities.stanford.edu/ Stanford Law School – The Securities Class Action Clearinghouse website provides detailed information relating to the prosecution, defense, and settlement of federal class action securities fraud litigation.
Legal / Law www.the10b-5daily.com News and events related to securities class action litigation. Contains facts and commentary.
Legal / Law www.bio.org Site is devoted to biotechnology information, including conferences, events, industry intelligence, and analysis, work opportunities, regulatory affairs, and other issues.
Marine / Boating www.uscg.mil U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) website. Provides boating regulations and statistics, recalls, and safety defects of boating materials.
Marine / Boating www.nyss.com/federal.html Federal requirements and laws for recreational boats.
Marine / Boating www.sea-web.com Marine register of ships, companies, and ship builders.
Marine / Boating www.ships-register.com/ Internet Ships Register (ISR) website. Marine register of ships.
Marine / Boating www.lloydslist.com Marine daily newspaper, including casualty reports.
Marine / Boating www.recalls.gov An online resource for all different types of recalls: vehicle, boat, food, medicine, and other product recall notices.
Medical / Drugs www.medlineplus.gov/ National Institute of Health’s website. Provides consumer health information. Discusses health topics and drug supplements. Also, provides research data.
Medical / Drugs www.fda.gov Food and Drug Administration (FDA) website. Provides consumer health and drug informatioin. Provides information on every prescription drug and regulatory action.
Medical / Drugs www.cdc.gov Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) website. The site provides information and statistics on a variety of traumatic and non-traumatic medical conditions, including infectious diseases.
Medical / Drugs www.socialsecurity.gov Social Security Administration’s website. Provides information on social security, disability, retirement, survivor’s benefits, social security insurance, Medicare, and business services. Allows visitors to apply for social security online.
Medical / Drugs www.hospitalink.com Hospital locator – for all states.
Medical / Drugs http://www.costco.com/
Pharmacy/DrugInformation.aspx
Costco website. The site provides information on the cost and use of prescription drugs – searchable database.
Medical / Drugs www.drugdigest.org/ Drug Digest website. Consumer health and drug information site dedicated to empowering consumers to make informed choices about drugs and treatment options. Provides a glossary of terms.
Medical / Drugs www.healthsquare.com/drugmain.htm Prescription drug information and information on various diseases.
Medical / Drugs www.rxlist.com/ Part of WebMD – provides information on prescription drugs.
Medical / Drugs http://www.mayoclinic.com/ Mayo Clinic website. Provides consumer health and medical information.
Medical / Drugs www.flu.gov This site provides information and resources for the flu and obtaining vaccines.
Medical / Drugs www.intelihealth.com Aetna Health website. Provides consumer health information and resources. Also, provides information on diseases and conditions.
Medical / Drugs www.medicinenet.com Provides a wealth of information on medical conditions, procedures, and treatment, and a medical dictionary.
Medical / Drugs www.medscape.com Part of WebMD. Provides consumer health information and medical news. Offers a searchable database.
Medical / Drugs www.webmd.com Provides a wealth of information on consumer health and medical information.
Medical / Drugs www.medical-dictionary.com Medical dictionary.
Medical / Drugs www.medterms.com/
script/main/hp.asp
Medical reference for MedicineNet.com. Provides definitions of medical terms.
Medical / Drugs www.merck.com Merck Website. Provides Merck Manual – description of medical conditions and their treatments.
Medical / Drugs www.bartleby.com/107/ Reference for human anatomy.
Medical / Drugs http://www.globalrph.com/abbrev.htm Global RPh – The Clinician’s Ultimate Reference. Allows searching of medical and drug information. Provides medical abbreviations.
Medical / Drugs www.chiro.ca.gov California Chiropractic Board website. Provides information on chiropractors and allows searching for chiropractor license information.
Medical / Drugs www.nabp.net National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) website. Provides a public database containing the disciplinary records for all pharmacists and pharmacies.
Medical / Drugs www.ptb.ca.gov/ California Physical Therapy Board (PTB) website. Allows visitors to verify license and disciplinary record of physical therapists.
Medical / Drugs www.apa.org The American Psychological Association’s website. It provides basic information on APA writing style for formal writing. Also, lists news, events, research, education, careers, publications, various psychology topics, and membership.
Medical / Drugs https://s1.fsmb.org/docinfo/ Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) website. You can use this site to check physicians’ disciplinary records – for all states.
Medical / Drugs www.abms.org American Board of Medical Specialists (ABMS) website. This site provides data on all board certified medical doctors. Assists the 24 approved medical specialty boards develop the standards for certification of physicians.
Medical / Drugs www.ama-assn.org/ American Medical Association (AMA) website. Database of education and speciality information on every licensed medical doctor in the country.
Medical / Drugs www.fsmb.org Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) website – State Medical Board information.
Medical / Drugs www.medbd.ca.gov/ California Medical Board website. Provides licensing and disciplinary information; also laws and regulations covering physicians and surgeons.
Medical / Drugs www.ntis.gov National Technical Information Service (NTIS) website. Part of the U.S. Department of Commerce. Provides over 150 subscriptions and publications available for purchase from U.S. government agencies.
Medical / Drugs www.oig.hhs.gov/ Database operated by the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It provides information and photos of captured fugitives. Also, provides information on spending for American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009.
Medical / Drugs www.hazmap.nlm.nih.gov Database operated by National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health. Allows visitors to research all known occupational diseases, their causes, toxic agents, and treatments and search hazardous agents and high risk jobs.
Medical / Drugs www.aaos.org American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) website. Provides musculoskeletal educational information.
Medical / Drugs www.nih.gov National Institutes of Health (NIH) website. The NIH is the nation’s medical research agency. It supports scientific studies that turn discovery into health. Provides an extensive list of consumer health topics. Provides information on participating in clinical trials.
Medical / Drugs www.toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/
cgi-bin/sis/htmlgen?IRIS
Database operated by NIH & NLM. This is the TOXNET website – the Toxicology Data Network. This site allows visitors to research a huge number of chemicals, the medical problems caused them, and the dose required for toxicity.
Medical / Drugs www.disabilitydurations.com Site provides treatment and official disability guidelines.
Medical / Drugs www.recalls.gov An online resource for all different types of recalls: vehicle, boat, food, medicine, and other product recall notices.
News / Events www.spcala.com SPCA – Los Angeles chapter’s website. It provides information on the organization’s efforts to help animals and allows visitors to report animal cruelty.
News / Events www.iihs.org/ Insurance Institute of Highway Safety’s website. This is an independent, nonprofit scientific and educational organization to reducing the human and economic losses on U.S. highways. Provides crash data by vehicle model, safety news, and accident statistics. It includes the site’s 2012 top safety picks.
News / Events www.lachamber.com Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce website. The site includes a member directory, relocation information, a calendar of events, news, publications, education information, workforce and leadership development programs, frequently asked questions, etc.
News / Events www.calchamber.com California Chamber of Commerce’s website. The site provides the latest news, resources, education and training, new employment laws, and human resource products and services available for California businesses and employers. Also provides an events calendar.
News / Events www.entrepreneur.com Online version of Entrepreneur magazine.
News / Events www.missingkids.com National Center for Missing and Exploited Children website. Provides photos and data on missing children. Also, provides news, resources, and other data regarding child safety and exploitation.
News / Events www.wbdg.org National Institute of Building Sciences – WBDG (Whole Building Design Guide). The site provides information on whole building designs, news, and upcoming events. WBDG’s focus is the integrating of renewable energy in federal construction. Can download copies of various periodicals in PDF format.
News / Events www.nhtsa.gov NHTSA – National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website. This is a searchable government database of complaints, investigations, and recalls of vehicles, child safety devices, and other auto equipment. It provides laws, regulations, and research data. Also, the site has most technical service bulletins from auto manufacturers and information on laws regarding vehicle safety.
News / Events www.usda.gov U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) website. Discusses popular topics of the day concerning federal laws and regulations covering food, food safety, and labeling. Also provides USDA reports and news, climate change, biotechnology, dietary guidelines, energy, and food safety recalls.
News / Events www.courtinfo.ca.gov/
selfhelp/smallclaims/
Information about the Small Claims Court system. It covers suing someone, being sued, mediation, and going to court. It helps you determine if small claims court if right for your situation. It provides frequently asked questions, a useful glossary of terms, and the latest news and research data concerning small claims court.
News / Events www.congress.org This is a non-partisan news and information Web site devoted to encouraging civic participation. Provides information on public policy issues and allows direct connections to government decision makers. A Congressional guide.
News / Events www.c-span.org C-Span’s website. Provides details on current events, Congress, politics, books, and American history.
News / Events www.ss.ca.gov California Secretary of State’s website. Provide news, resources, contact information, and access to public records.
News / Events www.eeoc.gov Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) website. This provides text of all laws enforced by EEOC; description of EEOC procedures; can post complaints concerning discrimination; monthly reports on every litigated case that settles.
News / Events www.guideline.gov/ National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC) website – from Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Site provides a compendium of all evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.
News / Events www.dol.gov U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) website. Provides labor statistics, news, training, regulations, resources, etc.
News / Events www.loc.gov Library of Congress (LOC) website. Provides a wealth of information on various topics like American history, arts & culture, technology, news, government, Webcasts, etc. Also, provides related resources. Visitors may ask questions of a librarian.
News / Events www.naco.org National Association of Counties – NACo’s website. This is the only national organization that represents county governments before the Administration and Congress. NACo provides essential services to the nation’s 3,068 counties. Provides useful links and listings of free webinars.
News / Events www.osha.gov Department of Labor – Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s website. Provides news, statistics, training, publications, etc. concerning labor in the U.S.
News / Events www.osha.gov U.S. Department of Labor – Occupational Safety and Health Administration website. Provides laws and regulations covering worker safety, data, statistics, news, and enforcement actions.
News / Events www.dhs.gov Official website for Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Provides news on the latest threats, advisories, planning tips, and job opportunities.
News / Events www.acli.com American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI) website. Provides news and mortality tables. See the publication, “Life Insurers’ Fact Book 2005.”
News / Events www.claimpages.com The Claim Pages. This site provides the latest insurance news. Provides insurance directories by category and state. Provides a wealth of claims information, present value calculator, blood alcohol calculator, statute of limitations, weight conversion, skid/speed calculator, etc.
News / Events http://www.cslb.ca.gov/ Department of Consumer Affairs – Contractors State License Board (CSLB) website. This site provides California construction laws & regulations, industry and consumer news, and contractor license information. You can check licenses and file complaints.
News / Events www.insurancefraud.org Coalition Against Insurance Fraud website. Provides fraud laws, regulations, and studies. Allows visitors to sign-up for Fraud News Daily.
News / Events www.aiadc.org/AIAdotNet/ American Insurance Association website. Provides insurance news, legal research, and resources.
News / Events www.nolo.com Nolo Law For All website. Provides free legal news, articles, law blogs, and information on starting a new business.
News / Events http://www.ncsl.org National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL) website. Provides news and laws.
News / Events www.law.com Provides a wealth of information and news regarding the law.
News / Events www.law.com/regionals/
ca/statelaw_reg/
Cal Law website. California legal news source. Provides California laws and regulations, case verdicts and settlements, and law firm papers. Also, provides experts and court reporters.
News / Events www.medialaw.com Media Law Resource Center (MLRC) website. Provides news, terms, and information concerning media law.
News / Events www.courtinfo.ca.gov California Judicial Branch. Provides information, forms, rules, news, references, links, and commentary regarding California courts.
News / Events www.lexisone.com Offers free case law searches and free legal forms. Offers free registration, top headline news, legal blogs, etc.
News / Events www.mealeys.com/ Mealey’s Legal News and Litigation Reports website. Provides unbiased news stories and case summaries and commentaries. Significant court opinions.
News / Events www.nationjob.com Searchable listing of jobs nationwide. Visitors can set up custom job searches that are emailed to them.
News / Events www.ncsc.org National Center for State Courts (NCSC) International website. The site services institutions and organizations worldwide to come up with innovative solutions to justice system problems. Provides news, updates, and resources.
News / Events www.orangecountyda.com/
home/index.asp?page=67
Orange County DA’s Office website. Provides a directory of sheriff and police department phone numbers. Provides crime statistics and other information from the DA’s office. Also, provides information on how to report a crime.
News / Events www.thefederation.org Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC) website. Site provides a wide variety of papers on defense related issues. Can search for papers using a key word or phrase. Also, provides monthly articles.
News / Events www.abanet.org American Bar Association (ABA) website. Provides rules of professional conduct and disciplinary information for attorneys, news resources, publications, etc.
News / Events www.medscape.com Part of WebMD. Provides consumer health information and medical news. Offers a searchable database.
News / Events www.chiro.ca.gov California Chiropractic Board website. Provides information on chiropractors and allows searching for chiropractor license information.
News / Events www.apa.org The American Psychological Association’s website. It provides basic information on APA writing style for formal writing. Also, lists news, events, research, education, careers, publications, various psychology topics, and membership.
News / Events www.museumstuff.com Worldwide guide to museums by state and city.
News / Events www.news-directory.org/ Provides many links to newspapers, magazines, TV, and radio stations around the world.
News / Events www.usnpl.com Provides links to all newspapers and news stations by state and city. Also, offers links for libraries, museums, state parks, etc.
News / Events http://finance.yahoo.com/ Provides picks, tips, and strategies for getting ahead in the investing and trading world.
News / Events www.ceoexpress.com The Executive’s Internet. Links to all major newspapers, business publications, technical magazines and news, health information, etc.
News / Events www.NYTIMES.com New York Times website. Provides general business information.
News / Events www.wallstreet.com Wall Street Journal (WSJ) online – General business information
News / Events www.rollcall.com Congress’s newspaper.
News / Events www.ambest.com Website sponsored by A.M. Best. It has a detailed digest of information relevant to insurance business law.
News / Events www.iii.org Insurance Information Institute’s website. Provides insurance news and data.
News / Events www.law.com Provides legal news, information, and publications. Provides some good information on current cases.
News / Events www.lloydslist.com Marine daily newspaper, including casualty reports.
News / Events www.ocsd.org Orange County sheriff’s department website. Provides public information and information on community awareness programs.
News / Events www.refdesk.com This website provides a treasure trove of information on a wide spectrum of subjects. It provides calendars, a currency converter, job resources, elected officials, etc., and links to multiple dictionaries and reference manuals.
News / Events www.indeed.com A jobs search engine. This is a compilation of job openings in one location. It is from company websites, job boards, and newspapers. You may search for jobs by area code and type.
News / Events www.simplyhired.com A jobs search engine. It provides jobs, salary comparisons, and employment trends. A website for numerous job listings all in one location. You may search for jobs by area code and type.
News / Events www.the10b-5daily.com News and events related to securities class action litigation. Contains facts and commentary.
News / Events www.bio.org Site is devoted to biotechnology information, including conferences, events, industry intelligence, and analysis, work opportunities, regulatory affairs, and other issues.
News / Events www.dot.com Department of Transportation (DOT) website. Provides DOT news and statistics.
News / Events www.accuweather.com Site that provides weather information.
News / Events www.compuweather.com Site that provides weather information.
News / Events www.usno.navy.mil/ The United States Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command (NMOC) provides critical information from the ocean depths to the most distant reaches of space, meeting needs in the military, scientific, and civilian communities.
News / Events www.weather.com The Weather Channel website. Weather information, including hurricane tracking.
News / Events www.wunderground.com/ Weather information, including historical data. Allows weather searches by city.
Politics / Congress www.congress.org This is a non-partisan news and information Web site devoted to encouraging civic participation. Provides information on public policy issues and allows direct connections to government decision makers. A Congressional guide.
Politics / Congress www.c-span.org C-Span’s website. Provides details on current events, Congress, politics, books, and American history.
Politics / Congress www.hillnews.com Congressional newsletter that anyone can signup for. Provides political polls, news, and opinions in a weekly edition.
Politics / Congress www.house.gov U.S. House of Representatives’ website. Allows visitors to find contact and other information about a representative by zip code.
Politics / Congress www.senate.gov U.S. Senate’s website. Provides information on senators and other related information.
Politics / Congress www.thomas.loc.gov/ This website provides pending federal legislation in Congress and provides other government resources. Allows visitors to browse initiated bills by sponsor.
Politics / Congress www.loc.gov Library of Congress (LOC) website. Provides a wealth of information on various topics like American history, arts & culture, technology, news, government, Webcasts, etc. Also, provides related resources. Visitors may ask questions of a librarian.
Politics / Congress www.naco.org National Association of Counties – NACo’s website. This is the only national organization that represents county governments before the Administration and Congress. NACo provides essential services to the nation’s 3,068 counties. Provides useful links and listings of free webinars.
Politics / Congress www.uscourts.gov/links.html U.S. Courts website. Site can be used to search for court locations by state. Provides court information, rules, policies, forms, statistics, resources, links, etc.
Politics / Congress http://www.ncsl.org National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL) website. Provides news and laws.
Politics / Congress www.rollcall.com Congress’s newspaper.
Politics / Congress www.politifact.com Politifact.com was a 2009 Pulitzer prize winner. This site provides fact checking on political issues. It provides statements made by politicians and gives the related facts and exposes politicians’ lies.
Politics / Congress www.refdesk.com This website provides a treasure trove of information on a wide spectrum of subjects. It provides calendars, a currency converter, job resources, elected officials, etc., and links to multiple dictionaries and reference manuals.
Pricing www.autotrader.com Auto Trader website. Site is used for locating and pricing used cars and review information.
Pricing www.autotrader.com Auto Trader website. Site is used for locating and pricing used cars and review information.
Pricing www.carsdirect.com/research/new_cars Cars Direct website. Used for locating and pricing new and used cars.
Pricing www.carsdirect.com/research/new_cars Cars Direct website. Used for locating and pricing new and used cars.
Pricing www.carsmart.com Car Smart website. Used for locating and pricing new and used cars.
Pricing www.carsoup.com Car Soup website. Used for locating and pricing new and used cars.
Pricing www.nadaguides.com NADA Guides’ website. Provides new & used car prices and other auto information. It provides pricing, specs, pictures, reviews, and more. Also, provides data on boats, RVs, motorcycles, and manufactured homes.
Pricing www.traderonline.com TraderOnline’s website. This is a one stop source for millions of vehicle classifieds. Site is used for finding, researching, and selling used cars, classic cars, aircraft, boats, commercial trucks, RVs, and heavy equipment.
Pricing www.autopedia.com Autopedia – The automobile encyclopedia. It provides lots of information on cars like auto repair, insurance, automotive news, a buyer’s check list, etc.
Pricing www.rockauto.com RockAuto website. Provides discount auto parts for all car manufacturers.
Pricing http://www.iaai.com Insurance Auto Auctions’ website for repairable, stolen, and rental/leased vehicles across the U.S.
Pricing www.amazon.com This site provides many items for sale. It offers a plethora of new and used books for sale, as well as many other consumer items at very good prices.
Pricing www.smartdestinations.com Allows searching destinations and popular attractions around the country.
Pricing www.travelocity.com Site that offers inexpensive prices on travel, including airline tickets, hotels, flights, vacation packages, cruises, and car rentals.
Pricing www.tripadvisor.com Allows users to plan trips online.
Products / Services www.nadaguides.com NADA Guides’ website. Provides new & used car prices and other auto information. It provides pricing, specs, pictures, reviews, and more. Also, provides data on boats, RVs, motorcycles, and manufactured homes.
Products / Services www.calchamber.com California Chamber of Commerce’s website. The site provides the latest news, resources, education and training, new employment laws, and human resource products and services available for California businesses and employers. Also provides an events calendar.
Products / Services www.wbdg.org National Institute of Building Sciences – WBDG (Whole Building Design Guide). The site provides information on whole building designs, news, and upcoming events. WBDG’s focus is the integrating of renewable energy in federal construction. Can download copies of various periodicals in PDF format.
Products / Services www.jewelerssecurity.org/ Jewelers’ Security Alliance’s website. Provides statistics and security information on jewelry thefts. Allows visitors to report jewelry crimes.
Products / Services www.ftc.gov Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) website. The FTC encompasses the Bureaus of Consumer Protection, Competition, and Economics. The site provides text and summaries of all laws enforced by the FTC, as well as all FTC rules; all product packaging and labeling requirements; rules on product and service advertising, including online ads.
Products / Services www.nist.gov National Institute of Standards & Technology’s (NIST) website. NIST is a non-regulatory federal agency with in the U.S. Department of Commerce. The site provides a treasure trove of information about various subject areas like technology, public safety, manufacturing, etc.
Products / Services www.cpsc.gov/ U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s website. The site provides product recalls and consumer safety information. It allows visitors to report unsafe products.
Products / Services www.amazon.com This site provides many items for sale. It offers a plethora of new and used books for sale, as well as many other consumer items at very good prices.
Resource / Reference www.humanesociety.org Humane Society’s website. Nation’s largest animal protection organization. Provides information about the work they do and information on rescued animals. The organization partners with shelters, rescue groups, and law enforcement to help protect animals from danger and cruelty.
Resource / Reference www.spcala.com SPCA – Los Angeles chapter’s website. It provides information on the organization’s efforts to help animals and allows visitors to report animal cruelty.
Resource / Reference www.actar.org/reports.html ACTAR – Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction’s website. Provides traffic crash reports and overlay forms for all states. Also provides auto accident reconstructionist standards and sample police report forms and codes.
Resource / Reference www.autotrader.com Auto Trader website. Site is used for locating and pricing used cars and review information.
Resource / Reference www.autotrader.com Auto Trader website. Site is used for locating and pricing used cars and review information.
Resource / Reference www.carsdirect.com/
research/new_cars
Cars Direct website. Used for locating and pricing new and used cars.
Resource / Reference www.carsdirect.com/
research/new_cars
Cars Direct website. Used for locating and pricing new and used cars.
Resource / Reference www.carsoup.com Car Soup website. Used for locating and pricing new and used cars.
Resource / Reference www.nadaguides.com NADA Guides’ website. Provides new & used car prices and other auto information. It provides pricing, specs, pictures, reviews, and more. Also, provides data on boats, RVs, motorcycles, and manufactured homes.
Resource / Reference www.traderonline.com TraderOnline’s website. This is a one stop source for millions of vehicle classifieds. Site is used for finding, researching, and selling used cars, classic cars, aircraft, boats, commercial trucks, RVs, and heavy equipment.
Resource / Reference www.autopedia.com Autopedia – The automobile encyclopedia. It provides lots of information on cars like auto repair, insurance, automotive news, a buyer’s check list, etc.
Resource / Reference www.autopedia.com/html/Mfg800.html This Autopedia landing page provides a current list of all auto manufacturers’ 800 numbers.
Resource / Reference http://www.adpclaims.com/index.aspx Audatex’s website. Audatex offers a computerized automotive database for insurance solutions, repair facilities, and recycling solutions. Today this database drives the successful processing of more than 20 million claims annually. Provides information to enable faster and more accurate repair estimates.
Resource / Reference www.rockauto.com RockAuto website. Provides discount auto parts for all car manufacturers.
Resource / Reference www.csgnetwork.com/stopdistcalc.html CSG (Computer Support Group) Network’s website. Provides a calculator to determine total stopping distance and time information for vehicles and motorcycles.
Resource / Reference www.harristechnical.com Harris Technical Services’ website. The site provides traffic accident reconstruction information like a skid speed calculator and  event data recorder information.
Resource / Reference http://www.iaai.com Insurance Auto Auctions’ website for repairable, stolen, and rental/leased vehicles across the U.S.
Resource / Reference www.safersys.org/
CompanySnapshot.aspx
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s website. SAFER – U.S. Department of Transportation Safety and Fitness Electronic Records system’s website. The Company Snapshot is a concise electronic record of a company’s identification, size, commodity information, and safety record, including inspection and crash information. It provides highway safety research data.
Resource / Reference www.bankruptcy-courts.net This is a listing of all U.S. bankruptcy courts, bankruptcy terms, and rules on bankruptcy. Used to locate parties to a bankruptcy – for all federal courts.
Resource / Reference www.lachamber.com Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce website. The site includes a member directory, relocation information, a calendar of events, news, publications, education information, workforce and leadership development programs, frequently asked questions, etc.
Resource / Reference www.sba.gov SBA – U.S. Small Business Administration’s website. It provides a plethora of information on starting, managing, and growing a business, and exporting opportunities. It includes loan and grant information and counseling and training information. Also, the site provides information and resources that help small businesses comply with federal, state, and local business laws and government regulations. You can submit questions to other business owners and find a mentor here.
Resource / Reference www.bbbonline.org Better Business Bureau’s online website. It provides a listing of over 148,000 businesses that have received the BBB accredited business seal. This seal informs customers if a website can be trusted to conduct online business.
Resource / Reference www.bbb.org Better Business Bureau website. The site allows consumers and business to check on various businesses to determine their BBB rating, which is based on 16 factors. Also, provides the business’ phone number and address and the reason for the rating.
Resource / Reference www.calchamber.com California Chamber of Commerce’s website. The site provides the latest news, resources, education and training, new employment laws, and human resource products and services available for California businesses and employers. Also provides an events calendar.
Resource / Reference www.entrepreneur.com Online version of Entrepreneur magazine.
Resource / Reference www.missingkids.com National Center for Missing and Exploited Children website. Provides photos and data on missing children. Also, provides news, resources, and other data regarding child safety and exploitation.
Resource / Reference www.contractors-license.org/ Contractor’s License Reference site. Provides contrator licensing requirements by state. Allows visitors to locate a local contractor for various home improvement/repair projects. Also, provides resource links and education information.
Resource / Reference www.thebluebook.com Blue Book website. Directory of Contractors, Subcontractors, Engineers, and Architects. The site will connect visitors with interested parties for home improvement/repair projects.
Resource / Reference www.wbdg.org National Institute of Building Sciences – WBDG (Whole Building Design Guide). The site provides information on whole building designs, news, and upcoming events. WBDG’s focus is the integrating of renewable energy in federal construction. Can download copies of various periodicals in PDF format.
Resource / Reference www.asphaltroofing.org Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association website. The site discusses asphalt roofing issues and solutions.
Resource / Reference www.cedarbureau.org Cedar Shake and Shingle Bureau’s website. Site provides cedar shake and shingle roofing information.
Resource / Reference www.jewelerssecurity.org/ Jewelers’ Security Alliance’s website. Provides statistics and security information on jewelry thefts. Allows visitors to report jewelry crimes.
Resource / Reference http://www.nacdl.org/public/nsf/
freeform/publicwelcome?opendocument
National Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (NCDLA) website. Provides timely articles on criminal issues by criminal defense lawyers. Site provides its views on different legal issues.
Resource / Reference www.vaonline.org VAOnline – Victim Assistance Online. This site provides national, state, local, and international resources and links devoted to assisting victims of crime.
Resource / Reference www.xe.com/ucc/ Universal Currency Converter website. Provides currency profiles for different countries and the various exchange rates.
Resource / Reference www.x-rates.com/calculator.html Provides exchange rates for various countries’ currencies.
Resource / Reference www.law.uc.edu/CCL/ Securities Lawyer’s Desk Book website. It is published by The University of Cincinnati College of Law – good reference website for securities issues and other related websites.
Resource / Reference www.hulu.com Online resource for obtaining information on various TV shows and allows visitors to watch TV shows online.
Resource / Reference www.edgarscan.com Provides links to financial websites to obtain company financial data and stock information.
Resource / Reference www.nhtsa.gov NHTSA – National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website. This is a searchable government database of complaints, investigations, and recalls of vehicles, child safety devices, and other auto equipment. It provides laws, regulations, and research data. Also, the site has most technical service bulletins from auto manufacturers and information on laws regarding vehicle safety.
Resource / Reference www.statelocalgov.net/ Directory of official federal, state, county, and city government websites.
Resource / Reference www.usda.gov U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) website. Discusses popular topics of the day concerning federal laws and regulations covering food, food safety, and labeling. Also provides USDA reports and news, climate change, biotechnology, dietary guidelines, energy, and food safety recalls.
Resource / Reference www.dmv.ca.gov/ California Division of Motor Vehicles’ website. Provides DMV data and allows handling DMV matters online.
Resource / Reference www.dmv.org/ Links to all state motor vehicle administrations.
Resource / Reference www.courtinfo.ca.gov/
selfhelp/smallclaims/
Information about the Small Claims Court system. It covers suing someone, being sued, mediation, and going to court. It helps you determine if small claims court if right for your situation. It provides frequently asked questions, a useful glossary of terms, and the latest news and research data concerning small claims court.
Resource / Reference www.ftb.ca.gov/forms/misc/1060.pdf FTB – Franchise Tax Board Publication 1060 – This PDF document provides a wealth of information about how to start a new business in California.
Resource / Reference www.sba.gov Small Business Association (SBA) website. The official U.S. government agency that provides support to entreperneurs and small businesses across the nation. It helps lead the federal governement’s efforts to deliver 23% of prime federal contracts to small businesses.
Resource / Reference www.sos.ca.gov/business/
be/starting-a-business.htm
Secretary of State website. Site provides step by step instructions on starting a business in California. The site also provides customer alerts and provides forms, sample completed forms, and fee information.
Resource / Reference www.congress.org This is a non-partisan news and information Web site devoted to encouraging civic participation. Provides information on public policy issues and allows direct connections to government decision makers. A Congressional guide.
Resource / Reference www.c-span.org C-Span’s website. Provides details on current events, Congress, politics, books, and American history.
Resource / Reference www.hillnews.com Congressional newsletter that anyone can signup for. Provides political polls, news, and opinions in a weekly edition.
Resource / Reference www.house.gov U.S. House of Representatives’ website. Allows visitors to find contact and other information about a representative by zip code.
Resource / Reference www.senate.gov U.S. Senate’s website. Provides information on senators and other related information.
Resource / Reference www.medlineplus.gov/ National Institute of Health’s website. Provides consumer health information. Discusses health topics and drug supplements. Also, provides research data.
Resource / Reference www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml SEC – Securities and Exchange Commission’s website. The site provides information concerning EDGAR – Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system. Searchable database of corporate information filed with SEC. It provides SEC filing information and forms.
Resource / Reference www.sec.gov/litigation.shtml SEC – Securities and Exchange Commission’s website. The site provides SEC enforcement actions and litigation information.
Resource / Reference www.ss.ca.gov California Secretary of State’s website. Provide news, resources, contact information, and access to public records.
Resource / Reference www.bop.gov Federal Bureau of Prisons’ (BOP) website. This site provides information about prisons throughout the U.S. Visitors can check this site to see if a person is in federal prison.
Resource / Reference www.fda.gov Food and Drug Administration (FDA) website. Provides consumer health and drug informatioin. Provides information on every prescription drug and regulatory action.
Resource / Reference http://www.commerce.gov/ U.S. Department of Commerce’s website. Provides resources to help make American businesses more innovative at home and more competitive abroad. Provides general economics information.
Resource / Reference www.caljobs.ca.gov Employment Development Department – EDD’s CalJobs website. It provides employment information for employers and job seekers and gives instructions on filing claims.
Resource / Reference www.edd.ca.gov California Employment Development Department – EDD’s website. The site provides information on unemployment insurance, disability, jobs, training, payroll, and related useful links.
Resource / Reference www.usa.gov Government website that provides government jobs, lists of agencies, financial assistance, and lists of government contacts.
Resource / Reference www.search.usa.gov U.S. Government’s official search engine. Government website that allows visitors to search 30 million government web pages. .
Resource / Reference www.usa.gov U.S. Government’s official Web portal.
Resource / Reference www.fedworld.gov U.S. Government portal that provides A-Z index of U.S. Government departments and agencies.
Resource / Reference www.fws.gov Fish & Wildlife Service’s website. This federal agency is dedicated to the management of fish, wildlife, conservation issues, and natural habitats.
Resource / Reference www.dca.ca.gov/ California Department of Consumer Affairs’ website. Provides a plethora of consumer information.
Resource / Reference www.cdc.gov Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) website. The site provides information and statistics on a variety of traumatic and non-traumatic medical conditions, including infectious diseases.
Resource / Reference www.ftc.gov Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) website. The FTC encompasses the Bureaus of Consumer Protection, Competition, and Economics. The site provides text and summaries of all laws enforced by the FTC, as well as all FTC rules; all product packaging and labeling requirements; rules on product and service advertising, including online ads.
Resource / Reference www.leginfo.ca.gov/calaw.html California law. Provides 29 codes covering various subject areas, the State constitution, and statutes.
Resource / Reference www.thomas.loc.gov/ This website provides pending federal legislation in Congress and provides other government resources. Allows visitors to browse initiated bills by sponsor.
Resource / Reference www.uscg.mil U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) website. Provides boating regulations and statistics, recalls, and safety defects of boating materials.
Resource / Reference www.guideline.gov/ National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC) website – from Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Site provides a compendium of all evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.
Resource / Reference www.dol.gov U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) website. Provides labor statistics, news, training, regulations, resources, etc.
Resource / Reference www.nist.gov National Institute of Standards & Technology’s (NIST) website. NIST is a non-regulatory federal agency with in the U.S. Department of Commerce. The site provides a treasure trove of information about various subject areas like technology, public safety, manufacturing, etc.
Resource / Reference www.gpo.gov/fdsys Federal Digital System website – America’s Authentic Government Information. Allows searching of government publications.
Resource / Reference www.gao.gov U.S. Government Accountability Office website. Provides investigation reports on a wide variety of topics.
Resource / Reference www.ca7.uscourts.gov/ Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals case information and opinions.
Resource / Reference www.loc.gov Library of Congress (LOC) website. Provides a wealth of information on various topics like American history, arts & culture, technology, news, government, Webcasts, etc. Also, provides related resources. Visitors may ask questions of a librarian.
Resource / Reference www.naco.org National Association of Counties – NACo’s website. This is the only national organization that represents county governments before the Administration and Congress. NACo provides essential services to the nation’s 3,068 counties. Provides useful links and listings of free webinars.
Resource / Reference www.recovery.gov A U.S. government website that provides easy access to data related to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act spending and allows for the reporting of potential fraud, waste, and abuse.
Resource / Reference www.regulations.gov Source for information on the development of Federal regulations and other related documents issued by the U.S. government. You can find, read, and comment on regulatory issues here.
Resource / Reference www.socialsecurity.gov Social Security Administration’s website. Provides information on social security, disability, retirement, survivor’s benefits, social security insurance, Medicare, and business services. Allows visitors to apply for social security online.
Resource / Reference www.uscourts.gov/links.html U.S. Courts website. Site can be used to search for court locations by state. Provides court information, rules, policies, forms, statistics, resources, links, etc.
Resource / Reference www.cpsc.gov/ U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s website. The site provides product recalls and consumer safety information. It allows visitors to report unsafe products.
Resource / Reference www.osha.gov Department of Labor – Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s website. Provides news, statistics, training, publications, etc. concerning labor in the U.S.
Resource / Reference www.osha.gov U.S. Department of Labor – Occupational Safety and Health Administration website. Provides laws and regulations covering worker safety, data, statistics, news, and enforcement actions.
Resource / Reference www.dca.lacounty.gov/
tsHow2SueSmalClaims.html
This site provides detailed information on how to sue in small claims court in the County of Los Angeles and all the related rules.
Resource / Reference www.fedstats.gov Provides statistics for more than 100 government agencies. Links to statistics and statistical government agencies.
Resource / Reference www.stats.bls.gov/ U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) website. The site provides Consumer Price Index (CPI) data, an inflation calculator, and lots of economic and labor statistics.
Resource / Reference www.ftb.ca.gov Franchise Tax Board’s (FTB) website. Official site for state personal and business income taxes for California. Provides forms, publications, and other tax information.
Resource / Reference www.irs.gov Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) website. Official government website for federal tax collection and tax law enforcement. It includes tax forms, instructions, and agency publications.
Resource / Reference www.dotcr.ost.dot.gov/
asp/nofear.asp
U.S. Department of Transportation Civil Rights (DOTCR) website. This landing page provides the details of the Notification and Federal Employee Anti-discrimination and Retaliation (No FEAR) Act of 2002. The act requires federal agencies to be more accountable for violations of anti-discrimination and whistleblower protection laws.
Resource / Reference www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/ U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics’ website. Provides federal justice statistics.
Resource / Reference www.naic.org National Association of Insurance Commissioners’ website. Site links to all state Departments of Insurance.
Resource / Reference www.barryklein.com Insurance company and agent search engine.
Resource / Reference www.claiminformation.com/
insurance_companies.htm
Insurer claim reporting phone numbers.
Resource / Reference www.rmis.com Variety of insurance-related articles available by subscription.
Resource / Reference http://www.insurance.ca.gov/ California Department of Insurance website.
Resource / Reference www.acli.com American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI) website. Provides news and mortality tables. See the publication, “Life Insurers’ Fact Book 2005.”
Resource / Reference www.insurancelocal.com/
insurancecompany.htm
Links to many insurance company websites. Allows visitors to get insurance quotes.
Resource / Reference www.insure.com Site allows visitors to get insurance quotes quickly and provides general insurance information.
Resource / Reference www.ultimateinsurancelinks.com Provides links to insurance sites by state and select an insurance agent by insurance type needed.
Resource / Reference www.claimpages.com The Claim Pages. This site provides the latest insurance news. Provides insurance directories by category and state. Provides a wealth of claims information, present value calculator, blood alcohol calculator, statute of limitations, weight conversion, skid/speed calculator, etc.
Resource / Reference www.pimall.com/nais/insrec.html Tips for investigating liability claims.
Resource / Reference www.animallaw.info/ Animal law website. You can search by state and topic. The site is operated by the University of Michigan Law School.
Resource / Reference http://www.cslb.ca.gov/ Department of Consumer Affairs – Contractors State License Board (CSLB) website. This site provides California construction laws & regulations, industry and consumer news, and contractor license information. You can check licenses and file complaints.
Resource / Reference www.constructionweblinks.com Provides construction Web links. Provides construction laws, safety regulations, and building codes – for all states. Also, provides construction resources, news, and job information.
Resource / Reference www.s-ox.com Sarbanes-Oxley Complicance Journal – Information on complying with SOX.
Resource / Reference www.lectlaw.com The ‘Lectric Law Library. Provides a legal resource for a variety of legal topics. Also provides legal forms, news, and links.
Resource / Reference www.legalethics.com Site focuses on the ethical issues associated with the use of technology by legal professionals. Also provides rulings on lawyer ethics issues.
Resource / Reference www.almexperts.com A source for experts, consultants, and litigation support services.
Resource / Reference www.ewitness.com/ The Expert Witness Authority. This is a database of experts on a variety of areas of practice.
Resource / Reference www.experts.com Database of expert witnesses and consultants.
Resource / Reference www.forensic.to/forensic.html Zeno’s Forensic Site. Resource for finding reconstruction, forensics, toxicology experts, etc. Recommended by the California Criminalistics Institute, part of the state Attorney General’s office.
Resource / Reference www.witness.net The Expert Witness Network. A database of expert witnesses.
Resource / Reference www.insurancefraud.org Coalition Against Insurance Fraud website. Provides fraud laws, regulations, and studies. Allows visitors to sign-up for Fraud News Daily.
Resource / Reference www.atf.gov Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) website. Provides ATF statistics, publications, laws, regulations, and rulings.
Resource / Reference www.aiadc.org/AIAdotNet/ American Insurance Association website. Provides insurance news, legal research, and resources.
Resource / Reference www.lirb.org Liability Insurance Research Bureau (LIRB) website. Trade association that provides information to its insurer members.
Resource / Reference www.nyss.com/federal.html Federal requirements and laws for recreational boats.
Resource / Reference www.nolo.com Nolo Law For All website. Provides free legal news, articles, law blogs, and information on starting a new business.
Resource / Reference www.usacops.com/ca/ California police department, sheriffs’ offices, officers, and other law enforcement agencies.
Resource / Reference www.policereports.us Online resource for police accident and incident reports.
Resource / Reference Law.JustAnswer.com. This is a site where you can ask real estate law questions and quickly get professional answers .
Resource / Reference http://dictionary.law.com/ A legal dictionary on Law.com. Allows searching of legal words and phrases.
Resource / Reference http://www.ncsl.org National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL) website. Provides news and laws.
Resource / Reference www.calbar.ca.gov California State Bar (CSB) website. Provides California’s rules of professional conduct and disciplinary information. Visitors can check an attorney’s bar membership record, and can obtain frequently asked questions, legal forms, and legal information.
Resource / Reference www.law.com Provides a wealth of information and news regarding the law.
Resource / Reference www.law.com/regionals/
ca/statelaw_reg/
Cal Law website. California legal news source. Provides California laws and regulations, case verdicts and settlements, and law firm papers. Also, provides experts and court reporters.
Resource / Reference www.lawguru.com Law Guru website. Provides consumer law information.
Resource / Reference www.municode.com California local government codes and ordinances.
Resource / Reference www.medialaw.com Media Law Resource Center (MLRC) website. Provides news, terms, and information concerning media law.
Resource / Reference www.westlaw.com Westlaw – All statutes, case law, and regulations.
Resource / Reference www.alllaw.com A Law portal. Provides a variety of legal resources and legal forms. Links to sources of federal and state statuatory and case law.
Resource / Reference www.atlanet.org American Association for Justice (AAJ) website. Formerly called the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. This is an international coalition of attorneys, law professors, paralegals, and law students.
Resource / Reference www.bar.ca.gov Department of Consumer Affairs, Bar of Automotive Repair (BAR) website. California Regulator of Auto Repair Shops. Provides information on car repair and vehicle information. Consumer assistance information and government links.
Resource / Reference www.catalaw.com Provides a catalog of worldwide law. Links to a wide variety of legal information organized by topic.
Resource / Reference www.courtinfo.ca.gov California Judicial Branch. Provides information, forms, rules, news, references, links, and commentary regarding California courts.
Resource / Reference www.insurancescrawl.com/ Commentary on current insurance issues and laws.
Resource / Reference www.lasuperiorcourt.org L.A. Superior Court website that provides information and resources for interested parties. Provides docket information on all pending litigation in California (with case number).
Resource / Reference www.law.cornell.edu Cornell University Law School – Legal Information Institute. Provides a legal encyclopedia and other legal resources. Provides a database of federal and state laws.
Resource / Reference www.lexisone.com Offers free case law searches and free legal forms. Offers free registration, top headline news, legal blogs, etc.
Resource / Reference www.mealeys.com/ Mealey’s Legal News and Litigation Reports website. Provides unbiased news stories and case summaries and commentaries. Significant court opinions.
Resource / Reference www.nationjob.com Searchable listing of jobs nationwide. Visitors can set up custom job searches that are emailed to them.
Resource / Reference www.ncsc.org National Center for State Courts (NCSC) International website. The site services institutions and organizations worldwide to come up with innovative solutions to justice system problems. Provides news, updates, and resources.
Resource / Reference www.orangecountyda.com/
home/index.asp?page=67
Orange County DA’s Office website. Provides a directory of sheriff and police department phone numbers. Provides crime statistics and other information from the DA’s office. Also, provides information on how to report a crime.
Resource / Reference www.RocketLawyer.com This is a resource for free, legal forms for all states.
Resource / Reference www.thefederation.org Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC) website. Site provides a wide variety of papers on defense related issues. Can search for papers using a key word or phrase. Also, provides monthly articles.
Resource / Reference www.versuslaw.com Versus Law – legal information provided by subscription.
Resource / Reference www.juryverdictresearch.com Jury Verdict Research (JVR) website. Provides data on jury verdicts and settlements, case evaluation services, and ability to search for expert witnesses.
Resource / Reference www.verdictsearch.com Allows searching of jury verdicts by state.
Resource / Reference www.abanet.org American Bar Association (ABA) website. Provides rules of professional conduct and disciplinary information for attorneys, news resources, publications, etc.
Resource / Reference www.atra.org American Tort Reform Association (ATRA) website. This is a non-partisan, nonprofit organization exclusively dedicated to reforming the civil justice system and providing greater fairness, predictability, and efficiency to America’s justic system.
Resource / Reference www.arbfile.org Arbitration Forums, Inc. website. Provides membership information; also provides agreements, rules, and electronic filing information.
Resource / Reference www.cpradr.org CPR Institute’s website. They are an international institute for conflict prevention and resolution. The site provides a roster of arbitrators and mediators. It provides model agreements and signatories for mediation and arbitration, and other resources.
Resource / Reference www.adr.org American Arbitration Association’s website. – Lists of mediators and arbitrators, arbitrators’ code of ethics, arbitration agreements, and rules.
Resource / Reference www.lasuperiorcourt.org/
smallclaims/
Los Angeles Superior Court website. It provides information on filing a small claim and going to small claims court, and provides the needed forms.
Resource / Reference www.kruglaw.com Kruglick’s Forensic Resource and Criminal Law Search site sponsored by Forensic Bioinformatics. Provides objective evaluation of DNA evidence and comprehensive consulting services. Also, links to over 1,500 forensic sites and other legal sites. Can locate people and assets.
Resource / Reference www.ups.com UPS website. Site allows you to track UPS shipments.
Resource / Reference www.usps.gov U.S. Postal Service (USPS) website. Allows you to track certified mail and find zip codes.
Resource / Reference www.sea-web.com Marine register of ships, companies, and ship builders.
Resource / Reference www.ships-register.com/ Internet Ships Register (ISR) website. Marine register of ships.
Resource / Reference www.hospitalink.com Hospital locator – for all states.
Resource / Reference http://www.costco.com/
Pharmacy/DrugInformation.aspx
Costco website. The site provides information on the cost and use of prescription drugs – searchable database.
Resource / Reference www.drugdigest.org/ Drug Digest website. Consumer health and drug information site dedicated to empowering consumers to make informed choices about drugs and treatment options. Provides a glossary of terms.
Resource / Reference www.healthsquare.com/drugmain.htm Prescription drug information and information on various diseases.
Resource / Reference www.rxlist.com/ Part of WebMD – provides information on prescription drugs.
Resource / Reference http://www.mayoclinic.com/ Mayo Clinic website. Provides consumer health and medical information.
Resource / Reference www.flu.gov This site provides information and resources for the flu and obtaining vaccines.
Resource / Reference www.intelihealth.com Aetna Health website. Provides consumer health information and resources. Also, provides information on diseases and conditions.
Resource / Reference www.medicinenet.com Provides a wealth of information on medical conditions, procedures, and treatment, and a medical dictionary.
Resource / Reference www.medscape.com Part of WebMD. Provides consumer health information and medical news. Offers a searchable database.
Resource / Reference www.webmd.com Provides a wealth of information on consumer health and medical information.
Resource / Reference www.medical-dictionary.com Medical dictionary.
Resource / Reference www.medterms.com/
script/main/hp.asp
Medical reference for MedicineNet.com. Provides definitions of medical terms.
Resource / Reference www.merck.com Merck Website. Provides Merck Manual – description of medical conditions and their treatments.
Resource / Reference www.bartleby.com/107/ Reference for human anatomy.
Resource / Reference http://www.globalrph.com/abbrev.htm Global RPh – The Clinician’s Ultimate Reference. Allows searching of medical and drug information. Provides medical abbreviations.
Resource / Reference www.chiro.ca.gov California Chiropractic Board website. Provides information on chiropractors and allows searching for chiropractor license information.
Resource / Reference www.nabp.net National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) website. Provides a public database containing the disciplinary records for all pharmacists and pharmacies.
Resource / Reference www.ptb.ca.gov/ California Physical Therapy Board (PTB) website. Allows visitors to verify license and disciplinary record of physical therapists.
Resource / Reference www.apastyle.org American Psychological Association’s style guide for formal writing. Provides APA style information and APA guides for sale.
Resource / Reference www.apa.org The American Psychological Association’s website. It provides basic information on APA writing style for formal writing. Also, lists news, events, research, education, careers, publications, various psychology topics, and membership.
Resource / Reference https://s1.fsmb.org/docinfo/ Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) website. You can use this site to check physicians’ disciplinary records – for all states.
Resource / Reference www.abms.org American Board of Medical Specialists (ABMS) website. This site provides data on all board certified medical doctors. Assists the 24 approved medical specialty boards develop the standards for certification of physicians.
Resource / Reference www.ama-assn.org/ American Medical Association (AMA) website. Database of education and speciality information on every licensed medical doctor in the country.
Resource / Reference www.fsmb.org Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) website – State Medical Board information.
Resource / Reference www.medbd.ca.gov/ California Medical Board website. Provides licensing and disciplinary information; also laws and regulations covering physicians and surgeons.
Resource / Reference www.ntis.gov National Technical Information Service (NTIS) website. Part of the U.S. Department of Commerce. Provides over 150 subscriptions and publications available for purchase from U.S. government agencies.
Resource / Reference www.oig.hhs.gov/ Database operated by the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It provides information and photos of captured fugitives. Also, provides information on spending for American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009.
Resource / Reference www.hazmap.nlm.nih.gov Database operated by National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health. Allows visitors to research all known occupational diseases, their causes, toxic agents, and treatments and search hazardous agents and high risk jobs.
Resource / Reference www.aaos.org American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) website. Provides musculoskeletal educational information.
Resource / Reference www.nih.gov National Institutes of Health (NIH) website. The NIH is the nation’s medical research agency. It supports scientific studies that turn discovery into health. Provides an extensive list of consumer health topics. Provides information on participating in clinical trials.
Resource / Reference www.toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/htmlgen?IRIS Database operated by NIH & NLM. This is the TOXNET website – the Toxicology Data Network. This site allows visitors to research a huge number of chemicals, the medical problems caused them, and the dose required for toxicity.
Resource / Reference www.disabilitydurations.com Site provides treatment and official disability guidelines.
Resource / Reference www.museumstuff.com Worldwide guide to museums by state and city.
Resource / Reference www.news-directory.org/ Provides many links to newspapers, magazines, TV, and radio stations around the world.
Resource / Reference www.usnpl.com Provides links to all newspapers and news stations by state and city. Also, offers links for libraries, museums, state parks, etc.
Resource / Reference http://finance.yahoo.com/ Provides picks, tips, and strategies for getting ahead in the investing and trading world.
Resource / Reference www.ceoexpress.com The Executive’s Internet. Links to all major newspapers, business publications, technical magazines and news, health information, etc.
Resource / Reference www.NYTIMES.com New York Times website. Provides general business information.
Resource / Reference www.wallstreet.com Wall Street Journal (WSJ) online – General business information
Resource / Reference www.rollcall.com Congress’s newspaper.
Resource / Reference www.ambest.com Website sponsored by A.M. Best. It has a detailed digest of information relevant to insurance business law.
Resource / Reference www.iii.org Insurance Information Institute’s website. Provides insurance news and data.
Resource / Reference www.law.com Provides legal news, information, and publications. Provides some good information on current cases.
Resource / Reference www.law.com/jsp/nlj/index.jsp National Law Journal online. Provides legal news.
Resource / Reference www.lloydslist.com Marine daily newspaper, including casualty reports.
Resource / Reference www.digitalglobe.com Site provides high quality earth imagery and geospatial information products. This includes aerial and satellite images and maps.
Resource / Reference www.streetdelivery.com StreetDelivery is the Internet Master Directory of street intersections, driveways, and addresses. Can provide accident scene photos online or by request.
Resource / Reference www.usacops.com Nation’s law enforcement agencies by state. Provides contact information for every sheriff and local police department for all states.
Resource / Reference www.ocsd.org Orange County sheriff’s department website. Provides public information and information on community awareness programs.
Resource / Reference www.lapdonline.org Official website of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD). It provides general information.
Resource / Reference www.politifact.com Politifact.com was a 2009 Pulitzer prize winner. This site provides fact checking on political issues. It provides statements made by politicians and gives the related facts and exposes politicians’ lies.
Resource / Reference www.recalls.gov An online resource for all different types of recalls: vehicle, boat, food, medicine, and other product recall notices.
Resource / Reference www.brbpub.com/ Portal to free and subscription sites providing access to public records.
Resource / Reference www.searchsystems.net Site allows public records searches. Provides information for all states and some foreign countries.
Resource / Reference www.zabasearch.com Site is used for people and public records searches.
Resource / Reference www.zillow.com Real estate property values and information on homes.
Resource / Reference www.californiasciencecenter.org California Science Center information.
Resource / Reference www.getty.edu/museum J. Paul Getty Museum website.
Resource / Reference www.lacma.org Los Angeles County Museum of Art website.
Resource / Reference www.madametussauds.com/
Hollywood
Madame Tussaud Museum website.
Resource / Reference www.moca.org Museum of Contemporary Art website.
Resource / Reference www.museumoftolerance.com Museum of Tolerance website.
Resource / Reference www.nhm.org Natural History Museum of Los Angeles website.
Resource / Reference golosangeles.about.com Provides information about travel around Los Angeles.
Resource / Reference www.lacity.org/RecreationTourism/
index.htm
Provides recreation and tourism information for Los Angeles.
Resource / Reference www.latourist.com Provides Los Angeles tourist attractions. Provides a listing of Los Angeles Museums categorized by area.
Resource / Reference www.lincmad.com Area code locator for the U.S. and Caribbean. Lists all cities and associated area codes.
Resource / Reference www.m-w.com Online Merriam-Webster dictionary.
Resource / Reference www.mapquest.com Site provides directions and maps to get to the user’s destination of interest.
Resource / Reference www.mapquest.com Provides directions and maps.
Resource / Reference www.maps.google.com Site provides directions and maps to get to the user’s destination of interest.
Resource / Reference www.maps.google.com Provides directions and maps.
Resource / Reference www.libraryspot.com Provides a directory of libraries worldwide. Links to many libraries, reference manuals and dictionaries. Also, provides other useful information.
Resource / Reference www.wikipedia.org A free online encyclopedia that offers a plethora of information on a wide spectrum of topics. Anyone can edit the information.
Resource / Reference www.addresses.com Can look up addresses and phone numbers for individuals and businesses. Also, offers Reverse Phone look up.
Resource / Reference www.anywho.com Provides Yellow and White pages, and Reverse look up.
Resource / Reference www.dexknows.com Allows searching of businesses by category.
Resource / Reference www.infospace.com Allows searching the leading search engines in one spot.
Resource / Reference www.reversephonedirectory.com/ Reverse telephone directory.
Resource / Reference www.superpages.com Yellow pages for businesses nationwide.
Resource / Reference www.switchboard.com Telephone numbers and addresses. Allows reverse look up and provides listings of all zip codes and area codes by city.
Resource / Reference www.ussearch.com Allows visitors to search for people, addresses, and phone numbers.
Resource / Reference www.whitepages.com Allows searching of people and businesses, and reverse look up.
Resource / Reference www.earth.google.com Provides satellite imagery, maps, terrain, 3-D buildings, from galaxies in outer space to the canyons of the ocean.
Resource / Reference www.google.com/earth Provides geographical information and satellite maps of all locations worldwide.
Resource / Reference www.bartleby.com Allows searching various fiction and non-fiction books.
Resource / Reference www.intelius.com Site is used for finding people, addresses, and phone numbers.
Resource / Reference www.knowx.com Site is used for finding people, businesses, and assets.
Resource / Reference www.refdesk.com This website provides a treasure trove of information on a wide spectrum of subjects. It provides calendars, a currency converter, job resources, elected officials, etc., and links to multiple dictionaries and reference manuals.
Resource / Reference www.topicologist.com Provides articles on a variety of topics.
Resource / Reference www.freetranslation.com Allows free translation in different languages.
Resource / Reference www.translation2.paralink.com/ Online language translation.
Resource / Reference www.indeed.com A jobs search engine. This is a compilation of job openings in one location. It is from company websites, job boards, and newspapers. You may search for jobs by area code and type.
Resource / Reference www.simplyhired.com A jobs search engine. It provides jobs, salary comparisons, and employment trends. A website for numerous job listings all in one location. You may search for jobs by area code and type.
Resource / Reference http://www.howstuffworks.com/ Explanations of how things work. Provides a plethora of information on a variety of topics. Very interesting website.
Resource / Reference www.gettyimages.com Website which provides stock photos and clip art on various subject areas. Some are for purchase and others are free.
Resource / Reference www.godaddy.com Resource for inexpensively purchasing domain names and web hosting. May check domain name availability here.
Resource / Reference www.who.is Provides information and purchasing opportunities for various domain names.
Resource / Reference www.ask.com Site where visitors can ask questions of interest and other visitors answer them.
Resource / Reference www.bing.com Microsoft’s search engine.
Resource / Reference www.dogpile.com Multiple search engines.
Resource / Reference www.google.com Provides access to most popular search engine.
Resource / Reference www.lycos.com Network of community and social sites.
Resource / Reference www.yahoo.com Search engine.
Resource / Reference http://securities.stanford.edu/ Stanford Law School – The Securities Class Action Clearinghouse website provides detailed information relating to the prosecution, defense, and settlement of federal class action securities fraud litigation.
Resource / Reference www.the10b-5daily.com News and events related to securities class action litigation. Contains facts and commentary.
Resource / Reference www.amazon.com This site provides many items for sale. It offers a plethora of new and used books for sale, as well as many other consumer items at very good prices.
Resource / Reference www.bio.org Site is devoted to biotechnology information, including conferences, events, industry intelligence, and analysis, work opportunities, regulatory affairs, and other issues.
Resource / Reference www.dot.com Department of Transportation (DOT) website. Provides DOT news and statistics.
Resource / Reference www.smartdestinations.com Allows searching destinations and popular attractions around the country.
Resource / Reference www.travelocity.com Site that offers inexpensive prices on travel, including airline tickets, hotels, flights, vacation packages, cruises, and car rentals.
Resource / Reference www.tripadvisor.com Allows users to plan trips online.
Resource / Reference www.accuweather.com Site that provides weather information.
Resource / Reference www.compuweather.com Site that provides weather information.
Resource / Reference www.usno.navy.mil/ The United States Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command (NMOC) provides critical information from the ocean depths to the most distant reaches of space, meeting needs in the military, scientific, and civilian communities.
Resource / Reference www.weather.com The Weather Channel website. Weather information, including hurricane tracking.
Resource / Reference www.wunderground.com/ Weather information, including historical data. Allows weather searches by city.
Statistics / Research data www.iihs.org/ Insurance Institute of Highway Safety’s website. This is an independent, nonprofit scientific and educational organization to reducing the human and economic losses on U.S. highways. Provides crash data by vehicle model, safety news, and accident statistics. It includes the site’s 2012 top safety picks.
Statistics / Research data www.safersys.org/CompanySnapshot.aspx Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s website. SAFER – U.S. Department of Transportation Safety and Fitness Electronic Records system’s website. The Company Snapshot is a concise electronic record of a company’s identification, size, commodity information, and safety record, including inspection and crash information. It provides highway safety research data.
Statistics / Research data www.jewelerssecurity.org/ Jewelers’ Security Alliance’s website. Provides statistics and security information on jewelry thefts. Allows visitors to report jewelry crimes.
Statistics / Research data www.nhtsa.gov NHTSA – National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website. This is a searchable government database of complaints, investigations, and recalls of vehicles, child safety devices, and other auto equipment. It provides laws, regulations, and research data. Also, the site has most technical service bulletins from auto manufacturers and information on laws regarding vehicle safety.
Statistics / Research data www.courtinfo.ca.gov/
selfhelp/smallclaims/
Information about the Small Claims Court system. It covers suing someone, being sued, mediation, and going to court. It helps you determine if small claims court if right for your situation. It provides frequently asked questions, a useful glossary of terms, and the latest news and research data concerning small claims court.
Statistics / Research data www.census.gov U.S. Census Bureau’s website. Provides demographic data for every state, county, city, and neighborhood.
Statistics / Research data www.hillnews.com Congressional newsletter that anyone can signup for. Provides political polls, news, and opinions in a weekly edition.
Statistics / Research data www.medlineplus.gov/ National Institute of Health’s website. Provides consumer health information. Discusses health topics and drug supplements. Also, provides research data.
Statistics / Research data www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml SEC – Securities and Exchange Commission’s website. The site provides information concerning EDGAR – Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system. Searchable database of corporate information filed with SEC. It provides SEC filing information and forms.
Statistics / Research data www.search.usa.gov U.S. Government’s official search engine. Government website that allows visitors to search 30 million government web pages. .
Statistics / Research data www.cdc.gov Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) website. The site provides information and statistics on a variety of traumatic and non-traumatic medical conditions, including infectious diseases.
Statistics / Research data www.uscg.mil U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) website. Provides boating regulations and statistics, recalls, and safety defects of boating materials.
Statistics / Research data www.guideline.gov/ National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC) website – from Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Site provides a compendium of all evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.
Statistics / Research data www.dol.gov U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) website. Provides labor statistics, news, training, regulations, resources, etc.
Statistics / Research data www.gao.gov U.S. Government Accountability Office website. Provides investigation reports on a wide variety of topics.
Statistics / Research data www.uscourts.gov/links.html U.S. Courts website. Site can be used to search for court locations by state. Provides court information, rules, policies, forms, statistics, resources, links, etc.
Statistics / Research data www.osha.gov Department of Labor – Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s website. Provides news, statistics, training, publications, etc. concerning labor in the U.S.
Statistics / Research data www.osha.gov U.S. Department of Labor – Occupational Safety and Health Administration website. Provides laws and regulations covering worker safety, data, statistics, news, and enforcement actions.
Statistics / Research data www.dhs.gov Official website for Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Provides news on the latest threats, advisories, planning tips, and job opportunities.
Statistics / Research data www.fedstats.gov Provides statistics for more than 100 government agencies. Links to statistics and statistical government agencies.
Statistics / Research data www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/ U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics’ website. Provides federal justice statistics.
Statistics / Research data www.insurance-research.org Insurance Research Council website. IRC addresses subjects relating to all lines of property-casualty insurance, including coverages of autos, homes, businesses, municipalities, and professionals.
Statistics / Research data www.acli.com American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI) website. Provides news and mortality tables. See the publication, “Life Insurers’ Fact Book 2005.”
Statistics / Research data www.insurancelocal.com/
insurancecompany.htm
Links to many insurance company websites. Allows visitors to get insurance quotes.
Statistics / Research data www.atf.gov Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) website. Provides ATF statistics, publications, laws, regulations, and rulings.
Statistics / Research data www.aiadc.org/AIAdotNet/ American Insurance Association website. Provides insurance news, legal research, and resources.
Statistics / Research data www.lirb.org Liability Insurance Research Bureau (LIRB) website. Trade association that provides information to its insurer members.
Statistics / Research data www.westlaw.com Westlaw – All statutes, case law, and regulations.
Statistics / Research data www.orangecountyda.com/
home/index.asp?page=67
Orange County DA’s Office website. Provides a directory of sheriff and police department phone numbers. Provides crime statistics and other information from the DA’s office. Also, provides information on how to report a crime.
Statistics / Research data www.kruglaw.com Kruglick’s Forensic Resource and Criminal Law Search site sponsored by Forensic Bioinformatics. Provides objective evaluation of DNA evidence and comprehensive consulting services. Also, links to over 1,500 forensic sites and other legal sites. Can locate people and assets.
Statistics / Research data www.apa.org The American Psychological Association’s website. It provides basic information on APA writing style for formal writing. Also, lists news, events, research, education, careers, publications, various psychology topics, and membership.
Statistics / Research data www.nih.gov National Institutes of Health (NIH) website. The NIH is the nation’s medical research agency. It supports scientific studies that turn discovery into health. Provides an extensive list of consumer health topics. Provides information on participating in clinical trials.
Statistics / Research data www.toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/htmlgen?IRIS Database operated by NIH & NLM. This is the TOXNET website – the Toxicology Data Network. This site allows visitors to research a huge number of chemicals, the medical problems caused them, and the dose required for toxicity.
Statistics / Research data www.bio.org Site is devoted to biotechnology information, including conferences, events, industry intelligence, and analysis, work opportunities, regulatory affairs, and other issues.
Statistics / Research data www.dot.com Department of Transportation (DOT) website. Provides DOT news and statistics.
Science / Technology www.iihs.org/ Insurance Institute of Highway Safety’s website. This is an independent, nonprofit scientific and educational organization to reducing the human and economic losses on U.S. highways. Provides crash data by vehicle model, safety news, and accident statistics. It includes the site’s 2012 top safety picks.
Science / Technology www.usda.gov U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) website. Discusses popular topics of the day concerning federal laws and regulations covering food, food safety, and labeling. Also provides USDA reports and news, climate change, biotechnology, dietary guidelines, energy, and food safety recalls.
Science / Technology www.nist.gov National Institute of Standards & Technology’s (NIST) website. NIST is a non-regulatory federal agency with in the U.S. Department of Commerce. The site provides a treasure trove of information about various subject areas like technology, public safety, manufacturing, etc.
Science / Technology www.loc.gov Library of Congress (LOC) website. Provides a wealth of information on various topics like American history, arts & culture, technology, news, government, Webcasts, etc. Also, provides related resources. Visitors may ask questions of a librarian.
Science / Technology www.legalethics.com Site focuses on the ethical issues associated with the use of technology by legal professionals. Also provides rulings on lawyer ethics issues.
Science / Technology www.kruglaw.com Kruglick’s Forensic Resource and Criminal Law Search site sponsored by Forensic Bioinformatics. Provides objective evaluation of DNA evidence and comprehensive consulting services. Also, links to over 1,500 forensic sites and other legal sites. Can locate people and assets.
Science / Technology www.apastyle.org American Psychological Association’s style guide for formal writing. Provides APA style information and APA guides for sale.
Science / Technology www.apa.org The American Psychological Association’s website. It provides basic information on APA writing style for formal writing. Also, lists news, events, research, education, careers, publications, various psychology topics, and membership.
Science / Technology www.nih.gov National Institutes of Health (NIH) website. The NIH is the nation’s medical research agency. It supports scientific studies that turn discovery into health. Provides an extensive list of consumer health topics. Provides information on participating in clinical trials.
Science / Technology http://finance.yahoo.com/ Provides picks, tips, and strategies for getting ahead in the investing and trading world.
Science / Technology www.californiasciencecenter.org California Science Center information.
Science / Technology www.bio.org Site is devoted to biotechnology information, including conferences, events, industry intelligence, and analysis, work opportunities, regulatory affairs, and other issues.
Vehicles / Transportation www.actar.org/reports.html ACTAR – Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction’s website. Provides traffic crash reports and overlay forms for all states. Also provides auto accident reconstructionist standards and sample police report forms and codes.
Vehicles / Transportation www.autotrader.com Auto Trader website. Site is used for locating and pricing used cars and review information.
Vehicles / Transportation www.carsdirect.com/
research/new_cars
Cars Direct website. Used for locating and pricing new and used cars.
Vehicles / Transportation www.carsmart.com Car Smart website. Used for locating and pricing new and used cars.
Vehicles / Transportation www.carsoup.com Car Soup website. Used for locating and pricing new and used cars.
Vehicles / Transportation www.nadaguides.com NADA Guides’ website. Provides new & used car prices and other auto information. It provides pricing, specs, pictures, reviews, and more. Also, provides data on boats, RVs, motorcycles, and manufactured homes.
Vehicles / Transportation www.traderonline.com TraderOnline’s website. This is a one stop source for millions of vehicle classifieds. Site is used for finding, researching, and selling used cars, classic cars, aircraft, boats, commercial trucks, RVs, and heavy equipment.
Vehicles / Transportation www.autopedia.com Autopedia – The automobile encyclopedia. It provides lots of information on cars like auto repair, insurance, automotive news, a buyer’s check list, etc.
Vehicles / Transportation www.autopedia.com/
html/Mfg800.html
This Autopedia landing page provides a current list of all auto manufacturers’ 800 numbers.
Vehicles / Transportation http://www.adpclaims.com/
index.aspx
Audatex’s website. Audatex offers a computerized automotive database for insurance solutions, repair facilities, and recycling solutions. Today this database drives the successful processing of more than 20 million claims annually. Provides information to enable faster and more accurate repair estimates.
Vehicles / Transportation www.rockauto.com RockAuto website. Provides discount auto parts for all car manufacturers.
Vehicles / Transportation www.iihs.org/ Insurance Institute of Highway Safety’s website. This is an independent, nonprofit scientific and educational organization to reducing the human and economic losses on U.S. highways. Provides crash data by vehicle model, safety news, and accident statistics. It includes the site’s 2012 top safety picks.
Vehicles / Transportation www.csgnetwork.com/
stopdistcalc.html
CSG (Computer Support Group) Network’s website. Provides a calculator to determine total stopping distance and time information for vehicles and motorcycles.
Vehicles / Transportation www.harristechnical.com Harris Technical Services’ website. The site provides traffic accident reconstruction information like a skid speed calculator and  event data recorder information.
Vehicles / Transportation http://www.iaai.com Insurance Auto Auctions’ website for repairable, stolen, and rental/leased vehicles across the U.S.
Vehicles / Transportation http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/ FMCSA – Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s website. This site provides rules, regulations, company safety records, safety initiatives, hazardous materials, and other consumer protection information.
Vehicles / Transportation www.safersys.org/
CompanySnapshot.aspx
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s website. SAFER – U.S. Department of Transportation Safety and Fitness Electronic Records system’s website. The Company Snapshot is a concise electronic record of a company’s identification, size, commodity information, and safety record, including inspection and crash information. It provides highway safety research data.
Vehicles / Transportation www.nhtsa.gov NHTSA – National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website. This is a searchable government database of complaints, investigations, and recalls of vehicles, child safety devices, and other auto equipment. It provides laws, regulations, and research data. Also, the site has most technical service bulletins from auto manufacturers and information on laws regarding vehicle safety.
Vehicles / Transportation www.dmv.ca.gov/ California Division of Motor Vehicles’ website. Provides DMV data and allows handling DMV matters online.
Vehicles / Transportation www.dmv.org/ Links to all state motor vehicle administrations.
Vehicles / Transportation www.dotcr.ost.dot.gov/
asp/nofear.asp
U.S. Department of Transportation Civil Rights (DOTCR) website. This landing page provides the details of the Notification and Federal Employee Anti-discrimination and Retaliation (No FEAR) Act of 2002. The act requires federal agencies to be more accountable for violations of anti-discrimination and whistleblower protection laws.
Vehicles / Transportation www.insurance-research.org Insurance Research Council website. IRC addresses subjects relating to all lines of property-casualty insurance, including coverages of autos, homes, businesses, municipalities, and professionals.
Vehicles / Transportation www.policereports.us Online resource for police accident and incident reports.
Vehicles / Transportation www.bar.ca.gov Department of Consumer Affairs, Bar of Automotive Repair (BAR) website. California Regulator of Auto Repair Shops. Provides information on car repair and vehicle information. Consumer assistance information and government links.
Vehicles / Transportation www.recalls.gov An online resource for all different types of recalls: vehicle, boat, food, medicine, and other product recall notices.
Vehicles / Transportation www.dot.com Department of Transportation (DOT) website. Provides DOT news and statistics.

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