Chapel Hill Public Library
A department of the Town of Chapel Hill
Useful Public Websites
This is a list of useful non-Library reference websites that are freely available to the public.
- American Association of Individual Investors
Investing basics, financial planning, stocks, mutual funds and portfolio management.
- Autopedia: The Automotive Encyclopedia
Practical information on how a car works.
- Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance
Learn how the a charitable group is organized and what percentage of funds actually go to the cause.
BigCharts offers charts, quotes and research on over 24,000 stocks, mutual funds and indexes as well as historical information.
Portal site for books.Links to various online stores, lists, facts, authors and more.
- Business Plans
Contains 500+ free sample business plans plus practical advice on planning, tools and experts.
- Car Talk
Official website of the radio show, Car Talk.
- Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
Database of all Federal assistance programs available to citizens through State and local governments.
- Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
US Centers for Disease Control.
- CIA World Factbook
Provides country specific geopolitical intelligence on 191 countries of the world.
- CNN Money
Fortune 500 companies—news, revenue, asserts, profit data etc.
- Consumer World
Consumer World is a public service and non-commercial guide cataloging to thousands of the most useful consumer resources.
CIA World Factbook includes information on countries of the world.
Works to reduce the risk of injuries and deaths associated with consumer products.
- Digital Literacy Portal
Provides valuable resource to practitioners who are delivering digital literacy training and services in their communities.
- Do-It-Yourself Divorce Packets
Forms for do-it-yourself divorces in North Carolina.
- Find a Lawyer
Lexis-Nexis lawyer locator to search legal professionals worldwide.
Find a lawyer – find answers to legal questions.
Information on gas consumption, gas emissions, air pollution ratings, safety, etc.
Find and apply for grant opportunities from Federal grant-making agencies.
- Guide to Investing
Guide to investing for North Carolinians.
Helps you research hospitals, nursing homes and physicians.
Free database of over 850,000 IRS-recognized nonprofit organizations.
- Law School Admissions Council
The Official Guide to ABA-Approved Law Schools, electronic law school admission forms, admission tests, and more.
- Legal Aid – North Carolina
Click on Offices then select a county from the drop-down box on the left.
- Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic supplies a wealth of medical information.
- LabTests Online
Provides answers to frequently asked questions about medical lab tests.
- Merck Manual Home Edition
Merck provides all of The Merck Manuals as a service to the community.
- North Carolina Center for Non-Profits
A statewide network and information center for board and staff in 501(c) (3)nonprofits.
- North Carolina Medical Board
Search for licensed practitioners by name, specialty and location.
- Non-Profits Information
Information for and about non-profits.
Provides comprehensive industrial information on products, services, etc. with buyer and supplier information
- Triangle Community Foundation
Foundation that provides grants to nonprofit agencies in Wake, Durham, Orange and Chatham counties.
Last updated: 25 January 2012