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ONLINE CATALOGS see Catalogs

PLAYS see Entertainment

PODCASTS
Blinkx --searches for podcasts, video & audio clips: news related, movie trailers, radio programs & more!

POETRY
Academy of American Poets
American Verse Project
Bartleby.com
Electronic Poetry Center  --contemporary experimental poetry, poets and critics
Everypoet.com
Representative Poetry Online

POLITICS
Cartoons
Index of Political Cartoons - Daily updating of the top cartoonists! --MSNBC - Daryl Cagle

Other
CNN/Time Politics
Democratic National Committee
FactCheck.org  --"Holding Politicians Accountable"
Find Elected Officials by Zip Code
The Internet Public Library--POTUS --Presidents of the United States
Political Graveyard
Presidential Elections 1860-1996 --% of Popular Vote & Electorial Vote Distribution & Totals
Presidential Libraries from Yahoo!
Project Vote Smart  --tracks the performance of over 13,000 political leaders
Republican National Committee
Voting in New York State
  --Includes where, when and how to register to vote and a downloadable voter registration form.
How to Register to Vote in the United States

POSTAL REFERENCE
Address Systems of the World
United States Postal Service
Zip Code Lookup & Address Information
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

PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES SEE HOMEWORK HELPER PAGE

PUBLIC POLICY
Policy.com

PUBLIC RECORDS 
Free Internet Access to Public Records --free  "...Over 1,400 county, state and federal (court) URL's where you can access public record information for free"
ChoicePoint Online --fee; target audience:  business and government
"ChoicePoint has grown from the nation's premier source of data to the insurance industry into the premier provider of decision-making intelligence to businesses and government. Through the identification, retrieval, storage, analysis and delivery of data, ChoicePoint serves the informational needs of businesses of all sizes, as well as federal, state and local government agencies."
Search Systems  --free
"Searchsystems.net began operations as pac-info.com. It was the first and continues to be the largest and most comprehensive collection of links to free public record databases on the Internet...We provide over 10,000 links to free public record databases around the world to help you locate businesses, people, and the information you need to make important decisions."
US Search --fee
"US SEARCH provides location and verification services to both consumers and enterprise clients including identity verification, individual location, criminal record checks, employment and education verifications, professional reference checks, credit and motor vehicle record checks, drug screening, and pre-employment verification services."
VitalCheck --fee
"Order birth certificates quickly and conveniently. Also, get copies of death, marriage, and divorce records delivered to your door." Contact information to either state or local vital records agency is given.