Databases and Research Sites - Taxes, Legal and Government

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Criminal Justice Collection (Provided by NOVEL NY) Whether studying to become a lawyer or law enforcement officer, paralegal, or for a career in Homeland Security, students will find that this collection rises to the challenge. Users will have access to 150 journals.
ABA NY Free Legal Answers Free Legal Answers is an online version of the walk-in clinic model where clients request brief advice and counsel about a specific civil legal issue from a volunteer lawyer. Lawyers provide information and basic legal advice for non-criminal legal matters for those who may not be able to afford to pay. There is no fee for the advice and information provided.
Military and Intelligence Database (Provided by NOVEL NY) The Military and Intelligence Database periodical list is composed of content from over 400 journals, which covers all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs. Key subjects covered include: socioeconomic effects of war, governmental policies, the structure of armed forces, and many more. Additionally, the product includes some basic reference materials that are updated annually: The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia and The World Almanac and Book of Facts. With more than 500 titles and more than 7 million articles (80% full-text), searchers are sure to find answers to their reference questions.
War and Terrorism Collection (Provided by NOVEL NY) A definitive collection for students of history, social science and current events. Researchers will gain valuable insight to conflicts and their cause as well as their impact and how they are perceived on a global scale. References include 100 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.

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Tax Websites New York State
Local Government Sites - Counties Retirement Information
Local Government Sites - Cities, Towns, etc. United States Federal Government
Other Government Websites
Tax Websites
IRS Web Site  http://www.irs.gov
New York State Department of Taxation and Finance http://www.tax.state.ny.us/

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Local Government Sites - Counties
Clinton County Website http://www.clintoncountygov.com/
Essex County Website http://www.co.essex.ny.us
Franklin County Website http://franklincony.org/content

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Local Government Sites - Cities, Towns, etc.
City of Plattsburgh http://www.cityofplattsburgh.com/
Town of Plattsburgh http://townofplattsburgh.com/
Lake Placid http://www.lakeplacid.com/

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Malone http://www.malonetown.com/
Town of Harrietstown http://www.harrietstown.org//
Village of Saranac Lake http://www.saranaclakeny.gov/
New York State
New York State Official Webpage http://www.ny.gov/
Senator Betty Little https://www.nysenate.gov/senators/betty-little
Assemblyman Dan Stec http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/Dan-Stec/

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Assemblyman Billy Jones http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/Billy-Jones
New York State Constitution http://www.dos.state.ny.us/info/constitution.htm
New York State Assembly Members http://www.assembly.state.ny.us/mem/

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New York State Senators https://www.nysenate.gov/senators-committees
New York State Laws http://public.leginfo.state.ny.us/menugetf.cgi?COMMONQUERY=LAWS
New York State Agency Contacts https://www.ny.gov/agencies

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Retirement Information
Social Security Online http://www.ssa.gov/
New York State Retirement System http://www.osc.state.ny.us/retire/
United States Federal Government
U.S. Government - Executive Branch http://www.whitehouse.gov/1600/executive-branch
U.S. Government - Legislative Branch http://www.whitehouse.gov/1600/legislative-branch
U.S. Government - Judicial Branch http://www.whitehouse.gov/1600/judicial-branch
U.S. Government Manual The official handbook of the Federal Government; provides comprehensive information on the agencies of the legislative, judicial, and executive branches: http://www.usgovernmentmanual.gov/?AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1
United States Code The United States Code is the codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States:
http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/browse/collectionUScode.action?collectionCode=USCODE

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Code of Federal Regulations http://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/ECFR?page=browse
Fed World Web site developed by the National Technical Information Service to help search for government information:
http://fedworld.ntis.gov/
FirstGov Official gateway to all U.S. Government information:
http://www.firstgov.gov/
The White House http://www.whitehouse.gov/
Congressional Directory http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/browse/collection.action?collectionCode=CDIR

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United States Copyright Office http://www.copyright.gov/
Other Government Websites
USA Gov Help finding U.S. Government information online:
http://www.usa.gov

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Thomas Full-text of the Congressional Record, bills, public and private laws and schedules for both houses:
http://thomas.loc.gov/
Publications of the U.S. State Department http://www.state.gov/
Government Printing Office http://www.gpo.gov/

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Core Documents of U.S. Democracy Includes the Bill of Rights, the Constitution of the United States of America, The Declaration of Independence, Code of Federal Regulations, Federal Register, Supreme Court Decisions and many more documents:
http://www.gpo.gov/libraries/core_docs.htm
Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids http://bensguide.gpo.gov/

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