Business + FinanceCurrency converter, start-up guides, financial market news...
- Big Charts
- BizStats - Useful Business Statistics Online
- Chicago Mercantile Exchange
- Currency Converter
- Finances Online (financial literacy and information for both investing and starting a small business)
- Free Printable Amortization Chart and Schedule
- Mutual Funds Magazine, Fund Database
- New York Times Business and Financial News
- North American Industry Classification System
- United States Patent and Trademark Office
- U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
- U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
- Small Business Start-Up Online Resources
- The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
- Yahoo! Finance
Careers, Jobs, Resumes, EducationSee our Career page
Citing Electronic ResourcesSuch as MLA format...
- Gale research resources, such as PowerSearch, have built-in citation tools. State-funded.
- Columbia Guide to Online Style
- Mendeley (research tool to store PDFs in one place and provide citations)
- Zotero (research tool that automatically pulls citation information from websites)
- Easy Bib. Free citation creator with email signup, other services require a fee.
Children and ParentingTips and Resources...
- Family Resources, with many locations in Pittsburgh, including McKeesport. One service is the Warm-Line. Call 412.641.4546 or 1.800.641.4546 for free answers to big or small parenting questions.
- A Child's Place -- Resources for identifying and stopping child abuse, work as a team with groups in the Pittsburgh area, also offer training. 412-232-7200.
- Child & Family WebGuide: Parent Info on Child Development Research
- Child Welfare League of America: Positive Parenting Tips
- International Reading Association: Parent Resources
- National Parent Teacher Association: Parent Resources
- Your Child Parenting Resources
Community Supported AgricultureBuy Fresh, Buy Local -- and farms...
Computer InformationManufacturers and Publications
Computer and Internet InstructionOnline Tutorials, Local Classes
- Tech Training -- Learn basics like typing or how to use a mouse or email. Maintained by the Baltimore County Public Library.
- TechBoomers -- free, brief online lessons on things like using facebook, amazon, gmail, and more. Signing in is optional -- if you want to keep track of what you have already learned.
- Free Online Learning at GCFLearnFree.org
- Excel Free Online Training (11 links)
- Best Buy offers free setup and paid lessons.
Consumer and Financial InformationCredit reports, Car buying, Do Not Call list
Free government site to report ID theft to FTC, use pre-filled forms, and put a recovery plan into action.
- Better Business Bureau
- ConsumerAffairs.com - reviews
- Consumer Guide
- Edmunds Car Buying Guide
- Kelley Blue Book
- NADA Guides - Vehicle Pricing and Information
- Autolist.com -- for finding, selling, financing cars
- National Do Not Call Registry
- PA Department of Insurance
- Pennsylvania Do Not Call Registry
- The Simple Dollar (including student loan articles)
- Tax Savings Donation Calculator (by Wheels for Wishes)