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GENERAL

DexOnline.com
Official online directory from Qwest, searching businesses, government, and residential listings.

Merriam-Webster Online
Online edition of the trusted dictionary and thesaurus.

Encyclopedia.com
Contains more than 57,000 articles from the Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition.

United States Postal Service Zip Code Lookup
Enter a full or partial address to find the ZIP code.

Time and Date
Offers a world clock and time zones, as well as a time zone converter and online calendar.

Internet Public Library
Websites you can trust, selected and organized by librarians.


BUSINESS AND FINANCE

Colorado Department of Revenue
Information on driver's licenses, motor vehicle registration, taxes and more.

Colorado Small Business Development Center
Tips on starting and running a small business in Colorado.

Sales Tax and Use Tax Forms
The most-requested tax forms from the Department of Revenue.

Trade Name Database
The Colorado Secretary of State's database of company names, trademarks, etc. Also includes information on uniform commercial code, and other helpful business information.

United States Small Business Administration
Advice from the federal government on aspects of running a small business, including opportunities, financing, and training events.

Internal Revenue Service
Online presence for the Internal Revenue Service with tax information for both individuals and businesses.


COLORADO

State of Colorado
Official site of the State of Colorado.

Colorado Department of Natural Resources
Parks, Animals, plants, and mineral resources of the State of Colorado.

Colorado Historical Society
CHS is a state agency that preserves the history of Colorado through exhibits, collections, and the Stephen H. Hart Library.

Colorado State Archives
Preserves and promotes the legal and historical records of the State of Colorado.

Colorado's Historic Newspaper Project
Digitized historic newspapers from selected Colorado papers from 1859-1923.


CONSUMER INFORMATION

Consumer Resource Guide, Colorado Attorney General's Office
Consumer laws, offical complaint line, and more from the Colorado Attorney General.

Denver/Boulder Better Business Bureau
Promotes positive relationships between consumers and businesses through education and self-regulation.

Better Business Bureau
Research a company or charity before giving them your business, or report an entity that you feel has treated you unfairly.


 

EDUCATION

Colorado Department of Education
Family literacy, Home schooling, educational news, and contact information for local school districts.

Colorado School Accountability Reports
Official reports on school and student performance in Colorado.

United States Department of Education
Information on federal education programs and initiatives.

Colorado Commission on Higher Education
Information about Community Colleges and Universities in Colorado.

College Opportunity Fund
In-state undergraduate students can apply here for an educational stipend to help pay their tuition.

College Invest
Dedicated to helping students, parents, and schools figure out college financing.

College Assist

A non-profit division of the Colorado Commission on Higher Education, which offers planning tools, scholarships, and savings plans to help families afford higher education.


HEALTH AND MEDICINE

Medline Plus
Information on over 700 health topics, interactive tutorials, and health news from the National Library of Medicine.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Statistics, publications, and health topics on a variety of health issues. From the United States Department of Health and Human Services.


 

JOBS AND CAREERS

Colorado Department of Personnel and Adminstration
Classified Job Announcements for Colorado State Government jobs.

Connecting Colorado Job Search
Job market where you can search for jobs, post a resume, and find the newest job postings. Guided by the United States Department of Labor.

Colorado Division of Real Estate
Renew your Real Estate license online.

Division of Registrations
Renew professions and occupations licenses online.


SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Denver Museum of Nature and Science
Programs, activities, and exhibits for informal science education.

Colorado Department of Natural Resources
Parks, Animals, plants, and mineral resources of the State of Colorado.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Official site for news, photographs, and history of United States space exploration.

CNN.Com Science and Space
Recent news and in-depth stories of scientific discoveries.

BBC.co.uk Science and Nature
Latest global news from the fields of science and nature.

BBC.co.uk Technology News
Up-to-date global technology news.

Wired Magazine
Technology news and limited access to current issues of Wired Magazine.

Science Magazine
Daily science headlines, research, and career information from the weekly edition of Science Magazine.

How Stuff Works
Simple explanations of scientific principles, inventions, health, technology, and more.