Ready Reference | Business & Finance | Consumer Information | Law | Education | Genealogy | Government | Health & Medicine | Jobs & Careers | Newspapers | Transportation | Local Utilities | Books & Publishing
Offers a free dictionary, thesaurus, grammar guide, and links to foreign language dictionaries
For national and international phone directories
Provides maps and driving directions both national and international
For stock reports, company profiles and up to date news about public companies
For up to the minute financial news, stock reports, mutual fund reports, analytical tools
Consumer Affairs & Business Regulation
Purpose of this site is to inform and protect consumers. The site also includes a "Top 10 Consumer Links for Mass. Residents."
Citizen Information Center
Accesses all consumer publications provided by the government
Trial Court Law Libraries
Good starting point for Massachusetts as well as federal law. Links to statutes, case law, forms, online librarian help, and more.
Self-Help Law Center
Commercial site whose mission is to provide information about everyday legal matters.
Online version of the M-H directory of lawyers and other legal personnel.
of Mass. Department of Education
Includes school and district profiles and information on the Mass. Teachers Examination.
Provides district and individual school rankings by grade and subject.
Required by many colleges and universities for admission.
Aid for College Students
Includes information about grants and loans, eligibility requirements, applying for financial aid, repayment, applying online, and other useful information.
Includes information on registering for the exam, test and registration deadline dates, fees, and an online registration form.
Contains parts of History of the Town of Hingham, Massachusetts Volumes I-III by George Lincoln.
Provides names of persons and their burial plot locations in ‘Old Ship'/Hingham Cemetery.
Includes information about records kept at MassArchives and at other institutions.
of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints FamilySearch
Comprehensive site containing information about starting family history, finding ancestors in their records collection, links to other genealogical websites, and the Family History Library Catalog.
Security Death Index
An index to basic information about people with social security numbers whose deaths have been reported to the Social Security Administration. About 98% of the people in the SSDI died after 1962, but some death dates go back as far as 1937.
Grove Public Library's Webrary-Genealogy Resources on the Web
Includes links to useful genealogical websites, links to other libraries with genealogical collections, and information about how to go about doing genealogical research.
The best starting place for dependable, up-to-date consumer health information from the National Library of Medicine, the world's largest medical library. Links to doctors, hospitals, disease and drug information, clinical trials, and more.
Mass. Board of Registration in Medicine lists doctors' education, training, board certification, specialties, malpractice claims, and disciplinary actions.
Provides national and international job listings
A national source of career information provided by the U.S. Department of Labor
Additional Job Search Websites:
Directory of newspapers available online, organized geographically.
Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
For bus, boat, commuter rail, and subway schedules, fares, Greenbush project information, and other information.
For flight schedules, flight tracking, parking information, ground transportation to and from the airport, traffic information, links to airline websites and other information.
Green Airport, Providence
For flight schedules, parking information, Providence area traffic reports, ground transportation information, etc.
& Brockton Street Railway Co.
Includes bus schedules for Logan Airport, for buses between Boston, South Shore and Cape Cod, and other schedules and information.
Includes train schedules, fares, and online reservation service.
Website sponsored by CBB Greenbush ( Jay Cashman, Inc. and BalfourBeatty Const., Inc.) and MBTA. Gives a description of the project, status reports by town (including photos), a map of the line, and other useful information.
The largest and most popular online bookstore. A great source for information on books currently in print, as well as used and rare books through their open marketplace and their partnership with Bibliofind.com. Reliable information, easy to search.
Advanced Book Exchange
One of the best online resources for out-of-print, rare and antiquarian books. This website consists of the holdings of some 13,000 booksellers from around the world, providing you the opportunity to compare prices, condition, and other factors to help determine which volume is the one for you.
Reading Group Guides
This site currently offers reading guides to over 1600 books. The guides typically include a brief synopsis of the book accompanied by numerous questions for discussion. This site also offers helpful advice for anyone involved in, or hoping to start, a reading group.
Bibliobot is a very easy-to-use and instantaneous book appraisal service. With a few pieces of basic information – author, title, year, etc. – Bibliobot provides an estimate range from high to low, based on factors of condition and rarity.
The most comprehensive online resource for information about the book industry, providing access to publisher’s homepages and book production statistics.
A well-organized portal to the world of books and publishing.