Research & Reference: Resources by Subject


Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary


Affordable Colleges

Collage Advice for Students

College Navigator

College Search

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) – The official website to apply for Federal Student Aid. Get an estimate of what federal student aid you may be eligible to receive here.

Khan Academy

NYS Higher Education Services Corporation

Regents Review 2.0


Encyclopedia Britannica


AARP Scam & Fraud Alerts

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Financial Literacy (Books, Websites, Databases, & More) – This ALA guide has information on personal finance subjects such as banking, budgeting, estate planning, insurance, investing, real estate, saving & spending and much more!


MedlinePlus – A service of the National Library of Medicine, part of the National Institutes of Health, this online health information resource is for patients and their families and friends.

Senior Planet

Veterans Crisis Line – 24/7, confidential crisis support for Veterans and their loved ones. Dial 988 then Press 1, click the link to chat online, or text 838255. You do not have to be enrolled in VA benefits or health care to connect.

Make the – A resource developed & operated by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs that shares the stories of Veterans’ mental health challenges, provides information on the different types of mental health treatments, and helps people locate nearby VA facilities, resources, and programs.

Jobs & Careers

Apprenticeship USA

The Balance – Career Planning


CareerOneStop -The flagship career, training, and job search website for the U.S. Department of Labor. The website serves job seekers, businesses, students, and career advisors with a variety of free online tools, information and resources.


CSS Workforce NY




NY Department of Labor Career Development

New York State Job Bank

Occupational Outlook Handbook

My Next Move



Immigration Help

Justia Legal Resources

Law Help NY – A program of Pro Bono Net, this is an online hub for helping marginalized and under-resourced New Yorkers address legal problems by providing online access to high-quality, user-friendly information about free legal services, legal rights, and self-help information.


Legal Information Institute


Early Literacy Resources

GST BOCES Adult Literacy Programs

New York State Government

NYS Assembly Member Directory

NYS Senators & Committees, Find Your Senator


GCF Global


U.S. Government

Social Security

U.S. Census Bureau

Internal Revenue Service