Sites to help you navigate the web:

Books and Reading:

Amazon.com
www.amazon.com/
Provides customer and published reviews on a multitude of titles.

Bookspot
www.bookspot.com/
Links to bestsellers lists, book awards, reviews and book discussion group
resources. 

Goodreads
www.goodreads.com/
Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers and book recommendations. Provides many lists and reviews.

Locus Online
www.locusmag.com/
News, reviews, and links for science fiction, fantasy, and horror fans. 

Romance Reader
www.theromancereader.com/
Rates romance novels by different subgenre (historical, contemporary, time-travel/fantasy, etc.)

Stop, You’re Killing Me
www.stopyourekillingme.com/index.html
This site offers information on mystery authors and books.  Read-a-likes and award lists are provided.  

What’s Next?
ww2.kdl.org/libcat/WhatsNextNEW.asp
Find the order of books in a series


 

Career And Job Resources

Career Builder
www.careerbuilder.com
Find job openings and post your resume.

Illinois Department of Employment Security
www.ides.state.il.us/
Career information, fairs, and workshops for job seekers in Illinois

Monster.com
www.monster.com
Post your resume or view job openings.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
www.bls.gov/oco/
Lists the training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, and working conditions for hundreds of jobs.

 


 

Community Websites

Buchanan Center for the Arts
bcaarts.org/
Find information about exhibits, classes, and other events.

Daily Review Atlas
www.reviewatlas.com/
Read regional news from the local newspaper.

Monmouth Area Chamber of Commerce
www.monmouthilchamber.com/
Browse the member list, calendar of events, and photo gallery.

Monmouth College
ou.monmouthcollege.edu/default.aspx
This is the official website for Monmouth College.

Monmouth, IL
www.cityofmonmouth.com/
Link to Monmouth businesses, area schools, community organizations, and governmental departments. Provides contact information for community centers.

Warren County
www.warrencountyil.com/
This is the official website for Warren County.  Lists county officials and contact information.  Calendar and county news provided.


 

Consumers and Consumer Protection

IntelliChoice
www.motortrend.com/intellichoice/
Search for new cars by make or type of vehicle. Retrieve information on pricing, features, performance, and safety ratings.

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety/Highway Loss Data Institute
www.iihs.org/
Find vehicle ratings based on 40 mph frontal offset crash tests.

Kelley Blue Book
www.kbb.com/
Price automobiles and calculate the trade-in value for used vehicles.

NADA
www.nadaguides.com/
NADA is another source for vehicle pricing and information. 

Better Business Bureau
www.bbb.org
This website provides a directory of local Bureau offices, information on alerts, buying guides, links to national and local business reporting databases, and a charity advisory database.

Food and Drug Administration
www.fda.gov
Search for news about food, drugs, medical devices, cosmetics, and other products regulated by the FDA.

Illinois Attorney General
www.ag.state.il.us/consumers/index.html
Register a consumer complaint in Illinois. Consumer alerts and warnings are also posted.

National Do Not Call Registry
www.donotcall.gov
Use this site to register, verify, or change your registration. Or, file a complaint. Find links to sites with additional information about the Federal Trade Commission and the Registry.

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
www.cpsc.gov/en/
Searching by company, product type, or product description, find information on recalls.

Credit Bureaus
www.experian.com/
www.equifax.com
www.transunion.com/

ConsumerSearch
www.consumersearch.com
Reports reviews for products using sources like Consumer Reports and the Good Housekeeping Institute.

PCWorld
www.pcworld.com/
Offers reviews of electronic products such as computers, cell phones, gaming hardware, etc.


 

Health and Medical Website

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
http://www.cdc.gov/
Provides health information for travelers, advice for healthy living, and much more.

Healthfinder
http://www.healthfinder.gov/
Locate prevention information and learn more about your prescription or over- the-counter drug.

Mayo Clinic
http://www.mayo.edu/
Read about the current research on new drugs, devices, treatments, and therapies.

MedlinePlus
http://medlineplus.gov/
Information from the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.Learn about diseases and conditions, drug information, and current health news.Look up medical terms using the medical encyclopedia and dictionary.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)
http://nccam.nih.gov/
Learn more about alternative medicine practices, news, research and therapies.


 

Tax Forms

IRS Federal Forms and Instructions
http://www.irs.gov
Forms and instructions for this tax year and prior years. Mailing information is also available.

Illinois Department of Revenue - Tax Forms
http://www.revenue.state.il.us
Illinois tax forms and publications.

Tax Forms by State
http://www.taxadmin.org/state-tax-forms
Click on the state to access the tax forms needed.