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Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)

This scholarly collection offers full-text coverage of information in many areas of academic study including, but not limited to: animal science, anthropology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, electrical engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, food science & technology, general science, geography, geology, law, materials science, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, pharmaceutical sciences, physics, psychology, religion & theology, veterinary science, women's studies, zoology and many other fields.

Legal Information Reference Center

Contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. The full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation's oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses. This database offers the everyday user the necessary tools and detailed “how-to” instructions to independently address a wide-range of legal issues.
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Small Business Reference Center

Provides up-to-date information on topics related to starting a company, operations management, sales, and growing or rescuing a business; including a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas. In addition, business videos provide critical information for business owners, including ‘how to’ videos to help foster success in all aspects of managing a business.

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Federal Government Websites

    Official web portal contains comprehensive information on government resources, services and forms for citizens, businesses and government.
    Official government benefits website, with tools to help you find government benefits you may be eligible to receive.
  • Government
    Find federal forms and applications, by agency name.
  • Internal Revenue Service
    Downloadable forms and instructions.
    In the spirit of Thomas Jefferson, legislative information from the Library of Congress.

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