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Federal, state, and local government agencies produce some of the most helpful websites out there, but how well do you know them? Join Skokie Public Library reference librarian Steven Jablonski for a …

Federal, state, and local government agencies produce some of the most helpful websites out there, but how well do you know them? Join Skokie Public Library reference librarian Steven Jablonski for a tour of online government resources every librarian should know about.

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  • 1. Gotta Love Dot Gov Steven Jablonski Skokie Public Library
  • 2. Why Use Dot Gov Web Sites?
    • Reliable
    • Free
    • Practical
  • 3. Dot Gov Drawbacks
    • Multitude of Agencies
    • Information Duplicated and Divided
  • 4. Major Portals
    • USA.gov
    • www.usa.gov
    • Illinois.gov www.illinois.gov
  • 5. Most Popular Topics on USA.gov
    • Benefits and Grants
    • Federal Jobs
    • Buying from the Government
    • International Travel
    • Immigration and Naturalization
  • 6. Consumer Concerns
    • Consumer Action Website www.consumeraction.gov
    • Consumer.gov www.consumer.gov
    • Illinois Commerce Commission
      • www.icc.illinois.gov/consumer
  • 7. Consumer Complaints
    • Illinois Attorney General Consumer Complaint Page www.illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/consumers/filecomplaint.html
    • FTC’s File a Complaint https://www.ftccomplaintassistant.gov/
  • 8. Dangerous Products
    • Recalls.gov
    • www.recalls.gov
    • FoodSafety.gov www.foodsafety.gov
  • 9. Recycling
    • Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County www.swancc.org
  • 10. Save Energy
    • EnergySavers.gov www.energysavers.gov
    • Fueleconomy.gov www.fueleconomy.gov
  • 11. Be Alert for Fraud
    • FTC’s Phone Fraud Page www.ftc.gov/phonefraud
    • OnGuard Online www.onguardonline.gov
  • 12. Identity Theft
    • FTC’s Identity Theft Page www.ftc.gov/idtheft
    • Illinois AG Identity Theft Hotline www.illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/consumers/hotline.html
  • 13. Managing Money
    • MyMoney.gov www.mymoney.gov
    • Helpwithmybank.gov www.helpwithmybank.gov
  • 14. Coping with the Economic Downturn
    • EconomicRecovery.gov www.economicrecovery.gov
    • HUD Avoiding Foreclosure Page www.hud.gov/foreclosure
    • FDIC’s Bank Ratings Page www.fdic.gov/bank/individual/bank/index.html
  • 15. Help for Job Seekers
    • CareerOneStop www.careeronestop.org
    • Illinois workNet Center www.illinoisworknet.com
  • 16. Get a Government Job
    • USAjobs.gov
      • www.usajobs.gov
    • Work 4 Illinois http://work.illinois.gov
  • 17. Federal Help for the Needy
    • GovBenefits.gov
      • www.govbenefits.gov
    • GovLoans.gov
      • www.govloans.gov
  • 18. State Help for the Needy
    • Illinois Department of Human Services
      • www.dhs.state.il.us
    • Illinois Health & Wellness www.illinois.gov/health
  • 19. Local Help for the Needy
    • CEDA (Community and Economic Development Association of Cook County) www.cedaorg.net
  • 20. Help for Seniors
    • Eldercare Locator www.eldercare.gov
    • Nursing Home Comparison www.medicare.gov/NHCompare/
  • 21. Help for Travelers
    • FAA Travelers Page www.faa.gov/passengers
  • 22. International Travel
    • CDC Travelers Health www.cdc.gov/travel
    • Department of State International Travel travel.state.gov /travel
  • 23. Road Conditions
    • Getting Around Illinois www.gettingaroundillinois.com
    • GCM Travel www.gcmtravel.com
    • Traffic.com Chicago Traffic www.traffic.com/Chicago-Traffic
  • 24. Public Transportation
    • RTA Travel Planner tripsweb.rtachicago.com
    • Google Maps maps.google.com
  • 25. Post Office
    • Postal Services Locator usps.whitepages.com/post_office
    • Postage Price Calculator postcalc.usps.gov
    • ZIP Code Lookup zip4.usps.com/zip4/welcome.jsp
  • 26. Statistics
    • FedStats www.fedstats.gov
    • Statistical Abstract www.census.gov/compendia/statab
    • American FactFinder http://factfinder.census.gov
  • 27. Keeping Up with Dot Gov
    • Gov Gab Blog blog.usa.gov
    • RSS Feeds from USA.gov www.usa.gov/rss/index.shtml
    • USA.gov E-mail Updates www.usa.gov/Contact/E-mail-subscriptions.shtml

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