Helpful Sites

Business and Job-Seeking

Small Business Administration
Information on starting a small business

Oklahoma Small Business Development
Information to help your small business grow and succeed

Business USA
A one stop electronic link to government for American businesses

Career One Stop
Information on finding employment from the U. S. Dept. of Labor

America’s Job Bank
Linked to state employment offices and lists federal and private jobs

Government Jobs
Information on finding a government job

Health

Drug Watch
Information on prescription and over-the-counter medications

Local Healthcare Professionals
Search for doctors in the local area

Health topics
Up-to-date information on various health topics

Women’s Health
Information on over 800 topics from the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services

MedlinePlus
National Institutes of Health’s web site for patients and their families

Healthfinder
A wide range of health topics from government and non-profits

Education

FAFSA
The FAFSA is a free student aid application managed by the U.S. Department of Education. Most colleges and universities encourage students to fill out this application as part of their process for determining financial aid. Aid packages typically include a combination of grants (money you don’t have to pay back), loans, and work-study funds.

OKCollegeStart.org
The state’s official web site that provides information about higher education in Oklahoma

Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education
Oklahoma’s Promise – A unique program set up by State Legislature to help pay for college

Program Advisor
Scholarship and college information

College Confidential
College information to help narrow down school choices

Tuition Funding Sources
The largest source of scholarships in the world

Government Resources

City of Miami
This site has information about City government in Miami, Oklahoma.  Download City Council agendas, report a concern, make online payments, learn what services are available through the City, find out what events are going on, and more.

Oklahoma Tax Commission
If you are looking for a specific state tax form or publication you can find it on this site.  You will also find links to E-file, check on a refund, access withholding tables, and more.

Internal Revenue Service
If you are looking for a specific federal tax form or publication you can find it through this site.  You will also find links to E-file, information on the Affordable Care Act tax provisions, tax scams to be aware of, what to do before the tax year ends, and more.

Oklahoma Government
Learn how to interact with Oklahoma government, find jobs in Oklahoma, get a birth or death certificate, start a new business in Oklahoma, look up offenders, and more.

U. S. Government
Contact government agencies and elected officials, learn about government programs that provide financial help for individuals and organizations, get information and services to help with finding and keeping a home, find out how and where to look for a new job, learn about consumer issues, learn about visiting, traveling within, and moving to the United States, find out answers to common questions about voting within the United States, and more.

Federal Government Information
A whole page of links to federal government information including Social Security, Medicare, FEMA, applying for a passport, voter registration and much more.

GPO Access
The Government Printing Office (GPO) contains a wealth of executive and legislative resources.  Browse and search the United States Code, Statutes at Large, the Federal Register, and the Code of Federal Regulations, along with many other federal resources.

Findlaw
Findlaw, owned by Thomson West, offers a wide collection of free legal resources and links.  The United States Code, recent Supreme Court decisions, forms, and links to state laws are some of the many resources available.

Martindale
Martindale Hubbell is the premier source of attorney profiles.  This information is reproduced, in limited form, for free on Martindale.com.  The amount of information in each listing will vary by attorney, but may contain areas of specialty, date of birth, undergraduate school, law school attended, and year admitted to the bar.  It also includes a peer review rating of the attorney in select profiles.

Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports
CRS reports are non-partisan research reports written for members of Congress by a division of the Library of Congress.  The reports cover a wide variety issues that are faced by Congress. Although the Library of Congress does not publish these reports directly, the University of Maryland Thurgood Marshall Law Library has posted many of them online.

Municode
Municode.com collects ordinances from throughout the United States.  Searching through multiple codes is only available via paid subscription, but you can search individual municipal codes for free.

(Compiled by Tom Hemstock, Charlotte School of Law)

Technology Training Resources

Goodwill Community Foundation
From Microsoft Office and email to reading, math, and more, GCFLearnFree.org offers more than 180 topics, including more than 2,000 lessons, 800+ videos, and 55+ interactives and games, completely free.

Khan Academy
Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace with topics including math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more.

Drive
Drive is an innovative online learning platform that delivers basic and advanced technology training and supports the learning process by providing tools that allow individualized student plan development, student and progress tracking, assessments, and rewarding achievements (certification and badging).

Digital Learn
If you are new to computers, haven’t used them for a while, are a little unsure and uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, we have the tools to help you tackle technology at your own pace and gain the confidence you need to succeed.

In Pictures
Computer tutorials based on pictures, not words.  Each tutorial employs hundreds of screen shots that show you exactly what to do.