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The Science Tool Box provides as many resources as possible for understanding and purchasing science supplies, lab equipment, and other educational materials such as books, videos, CD-ROMS, and DVDs. The site also has information about science-related products and services that can be used by science teachers, home schoolers, and science amateurs.

Legal Links
I frequently receive questions in e-mail that concern legal matters. However, I am not a lawyer and do not give legal advice. Instead, I usually refer readers to one of these online sites so they can begin their own search for sound legal advice.

FindLaw provides guidance on a variety of legal matters, including business plans and insurance. The site includes a link for Small Businesses and other topics of special interest. This is usually my own first choice for general legal information., the website for Nolo Press, publishes trustworty legal information on a wide range of topics. The goal of is to provide all Americans with legal access. In "Ask Auntie Nolo," readers receive common sense answers to personal legal questions.

Cornell Law School's Legal Information Institute is a legal reference tool with links to every legal topic imaginable. This site is most often used by lawyers and those who want to read more than simple summaries.

Links to other sites, listed below, are useful links that I have used. You may find the links useful, too. However, I cannot accept responsibility for the sites or any claims the sites make for their services or products. These are simply links to other sites.

Ivan Hoffman, B.A., J.D., Attorney-at-Law Many useful articles for writers, publishers, recording artists, song writers, and Web site designers plus information about trademarks, electronic rights and ethics.
Provides a thorough, plain English introduction to the American legal system. Includes link for free legal forms. Provides general answers for most legal inquiries.
Cornell Law School Expansive online legal reference tool.

Educational Links Thousands of public elementary schools and private elementary schools throughout America are listed for your review. Statistics such as enrollment, the ratio of students to teachers are included as well as elementary school addresses, phone numbers, and other contact information. is a resource that contains data on thousands of public and private high schools in the United States. Statistics such as enrollment, the ratio of students to teachers are included as well as elementary school addresses, phone numbers, and other contact information.
The Science Tool Box Myriad resources for science-related products and services that can be used by educators and homeschoolers in the classroom or at home.
SuperKids Software Review Site features include reviews and ratings of educational software, news about important educational issues plus more.

General Reference and Resource Links

Tucows: Internet Software Site *Thousands of shareware titles for both the Mac and the PC*
The Internet Public Library Access online newspapers from around the world.
Merriam-Webster Dictionary Online dictionary with Spanish/English translations available.
Univ. of Iowa Journalism Resources Online searching & information gathering with how-to guide.
Wordnik Online dictionary & thesaurus.

Government Links

Information & Technical Assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act The Americans with Disabilities Act gives civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities similar to those provided to individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, and religion. This site is designed to provide answers to some of the most often asked questions about the ADA.
Business USA Site guides small business owners through the maze of government rules and regulations, and provides access to services and resources that will help owners to start, grow, and succeed in business. The U.S. government's official web portal. Whatever you want or need from the U.S. government, it's here. You'll find a rich treasure of online information, services and resources from federal and state governments, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories.
Illinois Dept. of Revenue Official Ill. Dept of Revenue site.
Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Online tax forms, instructions, publications, FAQ and more.
Library of Congress Home Page includes link to Copyright Office: Forms and Information
Medicare Official U.S. government site for people with Medicare.
Social Security Online Official U.S. government site answers your Social Security questions.
U.S. Copyright Office All the copyright information you will ever need. Forms included.
U.S. Small Business Administration The SBA advocates for small businesses, and inspires creativity in the American economy, by developing and supporting entrepreneurs through a vast network of resource partners and the U.S. government.

Professional Site Links

Arden Services Internet Services:
Web-site Design & Hosting
Connect Business Support for Virtual Assistant, Project Manager, and Permissions Editor
Editorial Freelancers Assoc. The professional resource for editorial freelancers.
Fair Trade Directory Fair trade is a system of exchange that seeks to create greater equity and partnership in international trading by creating opportunities for economically marginalized producers, paying fairly and supporting safe and empowering working conditions. This directory lists companies throughout the USA that actively support fair trade practices.
National Writers Union Home Page with links to Union Benefit Plans, Contract Advice, Journalism Division, Book Division, and more.
Society for Technical Communication Home Page for the STC, an organization dedicated to the art and science of making technical information understandable and available to those who need it. Members include technical writers, editors, graphic designers, multimedia artists, Web and Intranet page information designers, translators and others.

Science-related Links

Eric Schulman, Ph.D.
Science Humorist, Author and Astronomer
Eric Schulman, Welcome to My World


Arden's General Store Arden's General Store contains new, like-new and used merchandise, collectibles, odds & ends, and what have you.
The Antique Typewriter Collector's Web Site Welcome to the World of Collectible Typewriters
Classic Typewriter Classifieds A public forum for selling, trading, and buying antique typewriters and related items.
The Vermont Country Store - Home Page
Since 1946, The Vermont Country Store has been the "Purveyor Of The Practical & Hard To Find". A true general store with goods you don't see anywhere else.

Writer & Editor Links
An independent guide to writing services for the neighbourhood of Sunnybank, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
Writers-Editors Network The Cassell Network of Writers (CNW) has been connecting professional writers and editors to those who need content and editorial services since 1982.

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