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www.ptny.org/bikecanal

This guide to the 380-mile Erie Canalway Trail route provides an interactive map, mileage chart, attractions and accommodations, itineraries, helpful information for cyclists, and Parks & Trails e-news.

Category:Travel

www.patentlawlinks.com

Comprehensive site for all aspects of patent work. Links include case law, U.S. Patent Office, and more. Patent forms can be read and printed with Adobe Acrobat.

www.crochetpatty.com/filet.html

Contains instructions and techniques for filet crochet, tips; crochet companion with tips, abbreviations, conversions and more; free patterns; and links to other crochet sites.

litlink.ket.org

Offers free online lessons to improve GED skills and Workplace Essential skills.

Category:Literacy

www.pdinfo.com

PD Info provides lists of public domain music titles, sheet music reprints, and sheet music books, as well as royalty free music for download.

Category:Music

www.pdrhealth.com

Drug information on FDA-approved drugs in the Physicians’ Desk Reference.

Category:Drugs

www.webelements.com

Complete table of elements.

Category:Chemistry

www.peteducation.com

Diseases, emergencies and first aid for dogs, cats, birds, fish, ferrets, reptiles and small pets. Over 2000 articles written by 2 veterinarians.

Category:Pets

www.petersons.com

Information about colleges and universities, career schools, graduate programs, distance learning, executive training, private secondary schools, summer opportunities, study abroad, financial aid, test preparation, and career exploration.

Category:Financial Aid

www.petersons.com

Search high schools, test preps, colleges, graduate programs and adult learning.

Category:College Bound

www.petfinder.com

Classified ads for lost or found pets, pets wanted or adoptable pets.

Category:Pets

www.josephluft.com/joeluft/

Comprehensive, unannotated, directory of links to stamp collecting resources.

Category:Antiques

www.photo.net

Photography and travel forums, rate and critique other members' photos, buy and sell photography equipment.

Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection

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Topics include proven treatment techniques, experimental research theses, and more.

www.playbill.com

Features listings and tickets for Broadway, Off Broadway, regional tours and London. Includes schedule of upcoming Broadway shows and more.

Category:Theater

www.poetryfoundation.org

Searchable and browsable database of poets and poetry with special features including the Poetry Magazine, articles, video, audio and podcasts.

Category:Poetry

www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/

Check the "Truth-o-meter" to see if attack ads are true, barely true, or even "pants on fire!" The St. Petersburg Times provides a look at the truthiness of everything from TV ads to Internet chain mail claims about the candidates.

Category:Hot Topics
Pop Culture Collection

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Periodicals appropriate for research in social science, history, art, or liberal arts.

Popular Magazines

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Access to magazines such as National Geographic, The New Yorker, Newsweek, Vanity Fair, Vogue, Fortune, National Review, Cosmopolitan, and Oprah. Also transcripts from NPR.

www.newslibrary.com/sites/sy/

Staff-written stories from The Post-Standard, The Herald-Journal and The Herald American from 1987 to the present. Searching is free but there is a fee for the full text of the articles.

Category:Newspapers

www.ipl.org/div/potus

From the Internet Public Library, this web site provides links to online presidential resources including biographies, historical documents, and audio and video files.

Category:U.S. History

www.loc.gov/preserv/familytreasures/

This web site from the Library of Congress offers instructions on the care, storage, handling, displaying and preserving of family treasures.

Category:Antiques

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Prices and images of antiques & collectibles from online auctions, online retail, and auction houses. Search for the value of art, books, clocks, furniture, glass, jewelry, pottery, sports items, toys, and watches. Remote use: Liverpool Cardholders Only.

www.profootballhof.com

Includes the Weekly Top 20, fantasy games and historic resources.

Category:Football

www.gutenberg.org

The oldest source of ebooks, now boasting more than 100,000 free ebook titles, ranging from Alice in Wonderland to Dracula. Downloads available in a variety of formats, including the Kindle and EPUB format for ereader devices.

www.sunlightny.com

From the New York State Office of the Attorney General, this searchable web site provides information about "individual elected officials, campaign finance activities, legislation, lobbyists, state contracts, and registered corporations and charities."

www.votesmart.org

Shine a light on candidate biographies, voting records, and more. Check out the Voter's Self-defense Manual!

Category:Hot Topics

www.proliteracy.org

In 2002, Laubach Literacy International and Literacy Volunteers of America, Inc. merged to form ProLiteracy. ProLiteracy champions the power of literacy to improve the lives of adults and their families, communities, and societies.

Category:Literacy

www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/45083.html

Don't flush them! Flushed medications can get into our water supply. Find out what the Department of Environmental Conservation recommends.

Category:Hot Topics

www.pseudodictionary.com

Search for slang, webspeak, colloquialisms. Anyone can submit words (students, be aware that some are made up!)

Category:Dictionaries
Psychology Collection

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Covers a basic understanding of the study of the mind, emotions and how the human mind develops -- and diminishes -- over time.

www.prars.com

Company financials, including annual reports, prospectuse or 10k's on over 3,600 public companies are available without charge.