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Calculators see Measurements

CALENDARS
10,000 Year Calendar --includes perpetual calendar, links to other calendars such as Chinese, Mayan, etc...

CANADA
Telephone/Postal Links
Canada 411 --phonebook
Canadian Business Finder --find Canadian businesses by name, address, phone number & type
 
Other
Canadian Constitutional Documents
Canadiana Quick Reference
CBC --Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Famous Canadians Theme Page --Community Learning Network
Toronto Theater Alliance --includes a "What's Playing" link

CARTS  --Public Transportation

CELL PHONES
Phone Scoop


CEMETERIES
Interment.net --"Browse 2,820,744 cemetery records across 5,300 cemeteries from around the world"

CENSUS
2000 Census --U.S. Census Bureau
1990 Census Lookup --U.S. Census Bureau
American FactFinder  --U.S. Census Bureau
Chautauqua County Population --General Profile from the Census Bureau
Demographic Reports --CACI Marketing Systems
Population Clock
Resident Population Data from the 2010 Census
ZipSkinny
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"Enter your zip code to see U.S. Census data and comparisons with neighboring ZIPS." Includes: Educational Achievement, Marital Status Household Income, Occupation, Unemployment/Poverty, Demographics

CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY see also Local Information at Your Click!
Chautauqua County Gateway --Links to local municipalities & government, arts & leisure, education, and commerce
Chautauqua County Population  --General Profile from the Census Bureau
Chautauqua Institution Homepage
Chautauqua Region Online
Jamestown, City government of
JamestownFindit.com
Martz Observatory
Success By Six


CHURCHES
Net Ministries --Directory of North American Churches

CITIES
City-Data.com "We've collected and analyzed data from numerous sources to create as complete and interesting profiles of all U.S. cities as we could.  We have over 43,000 city photos not found anywhere else, hundreds of thousands of maps, satellite photos, stats about residents (race, income, ancestries, education, employment...), geographical data, state profiles, crime data, sex offenders, housing, businesses, local news links based on our exclusive technology, birthplaces of famous people, political contributions, city government finances and employment, weather, hospitals, schools, libraries, houses, airports, radio and TV stations, zip codes, area codes, air pollution, water systems and their health and monitoring violations, professionally written city guides, a forum with over 120,000 registered members and 1,000,000 posts, 5000+ user-submitted facts, 5000+ exclusive local business profiles with photos, comparisons to averages, and more. If you ever need to research any city for any reason, from considering a move there to just checking where somebody you know is staying, this is the site for you."

COLLEGES
Directories & Financial Aid
For additional sites see, Your Personal Net College:  How to Get Into the School of Your Dreams Using the Internet and Online Services, R 378.73 Y
2001 Colleges, Universities and Scholarships --"We have put together an online directory of college and university admissions office email addresses and telephone numbers, financial aid and scholarship office email addresses, and links to the home pages and online applications of more than a thousand colleges and universities..."
Academicinfo --
Subject Guides, Resources and Degree Program Information
BRAINTRACK --"
Over 6900 Links to Higher Educational Institutions in 189 Countries"
College and University Home Pages - Geographical Listing --International Directory
College Links --includes Financial Aid and College Cost Projector calculators
College View
CollegeNet
Colleges.com --
"College search engine with over 5,000 colleges and universities and a scholarship database with over $1 billion in awards."
Department of Education, U.S. --includes Student Financial Aid Forms, Title IV School Codes, ERIC Digests, Education Statistics
FastWeb
Federal Student Aid --includes FAFSA form
FinAid includes an assortment of funding resources and Title IV school codes
Higher Education Services Corporation --New York State [HESC]
Kachina Technologies --"Scholarships, Fellowships & Postdoctoral Awards for College, Graduate School & Postdoctoral Study"
Nellie Mae --college loan provider, includes student loan calculators
Peterson's Education Center
Scholarship Resource Network --SRN Express
ScholarshipHelp.org --includes College Cost Facts, Types of Scholarships, Judging the Scholarship Application, Personal Assessment, Scholarship Opportunities, Evaluation Opportunities, Preparing the Application, and more!
Starting Points for Students & Parents --includes SAT links
Universities.com --includes searchable database by school or country & program of study

New York State Colleges & Universities
Alfred University
Buffalo State College
Canisius College
Cornell University
Daemen College
D'Youville College
Hilbert College
Houghton College
Jamestown Business College
Jamestown Community College
Medaille College
Niagara University
Rochester Institute of Technology
St. Bonaventure
State University of New York--SUNY
SUNY Albany
SUNY Binghamton
SUNY Brockport
SUNY Buffalo
SUNY Canton College of Technology
SUNY Cobleskill
SUNY Cortland
SUNY Delhi
SUNY Empire State College
SUNY Farmingdale
SUNY Fredonia
SUNY Geneseo
SUNY Institute of Technology
SUNY Morrisville College of Agriculture and Technology
SUNY New Paltz
SUNY Oneonta
SUNY Oswego
SUNY Plattsburgh
SUNY Potsdam
SUNY Purchase
Syracuse University
University of Rochester
Vassar College
Wells College
New York State's Private Colleges --Yahoo
New York State's Public Colleges --Yahoo

COMPUTERS
AnandTech  --This website publishes reviews of what's new in technology products including the new CPUs and chipsets.
CatchUp  --This is a free website that scans your hard drive, then points to updates, security patches, and tips for the specific applications on your personal computer.
Computer Tips from David Pogue via The Missing Manuals
Housecall from Trend Micro  --This is a free online scanner that will find and remove viruses from your personal computer.
PC Pitstop  --This is a free website that uses ActiveX controls and JavaScript to diagnose hardware, hard disks, and Internet connection problems, and it also looks for viruses in your personal computer.
Tom's Hardware  --This website presents articles and reports on the latest technology news.

JavaScript Links
JavaScripts 
(Click here to view mouse over w/photo!)
http://www.dynamicdrive.com/ --great site!
Free Counter - NextGenStats

SCANNING ONLINE TUTORIALS / INFORMATION
http://www.northcanton.sparcc.org/~technology/Tutorials/Files/Using_a_Scanner.doc  --More like step-by-step directions than an actual tutorial, but good information
http://h30240.www3.hp.com  --Hewlet Packard. You will need to register and can only take classes when they are offered, but they are very good.
http://desktoppub.about.com/od/scanning/
http://graphicssoft.about.com/od/aboutgraphics/a/scanningintro.htm  --Contains tutorial, links, resources
http://webmonkey.wired.com/webmonkey/geektalk/97/41/index3a.html
http://tutorials.findtutorials.com/index/category/93/name/Scanning%20Images

Software
OpenOffice.org --"Free office suite"

Other
Access Files from a Remote Computer
If you use Windows XP Professional, you should already have this feature.  You just have to set it up.
GoToMyPc  --"allows you to remotely access your computer from any other Internet-connected computer in the world with almost any operating system through a secure, private connection."
MyWebExPc --Access files remotely for free.  There is a cost to make file transfers.
RealVNC
UltraVNC


CONSUMER FINANCES
Mint.com --"The best free way to manage your money." (free software)

CONSUMER GUIDES
Better Business Bureaus
Consumer Law Page
Consumer World
GasBuddy
--"GasBuddy can help you find cheap gas prices in your city."

COSTUME HISTORY
Costumes.org --"A chronological list of historic costume resources from antiquity to the present"

COUNTRIES
Background Notes  --U.S. State Department
CIA World Factbook
Council of Europe
Country Studies/Area Handbooks
Embassy Page
Federal Governments & International Agencies --University of Michigan's Documents Center
Governments on the WWW
Nationmaster.com

"Welcome to NationMaster.com, a massive central data source and a handy way to graphically compare nations. NationMaster is a vast compilation of data from such sources as the CIA World Factbook, United Nations, World Health Organization, World Bank, World Resources Institute, UNESCO, UNICEF and OECD. Using the form above, you can generate maps and graphs on all kinds of statistics with ease."
Portals to the World
U.S. State Department Background Notes
World Rulers

CREDIT REPORTS
Annual Credit Report --Free!