Useful Links

Consumer Resources

Annual Credit Report

The official site to get your free annual credit reports.

Kelley Blue Book

Research used car values, new car prices and compare models.

NADA Guides

Research the latest new car prices and used car book values.

Fact Checking Resources

Nonpartisan, nonprofit “consumer advocate” for voters.


A fact-checking website that rates the accuracy of claims by elected officials and others who speak up in American politics.


Reference source for urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation.

Vote Smart

Provides free, factual, unbiased information on candidates and elected officials.

Health Resources


MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health’s Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.

Legal Resources Online

American Bar Association’s Legal Technology Resource Center Journal

This free search engine searches the free full-text of over 400 online law reviews and law journals, as well as document repositories hosting academic papers and related publications such as Congressional Research Service reports.

Cornell Legal Information Institute

The LII publishes electronic versions of core materials in numerous areas of the law, primarily on the Web. They range from the Constitution to the U.S. Code, from Supreme Court decisions to the Code of Federal Regulations as well as the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Bankruptcy Procedure, and Criminal Procedure.

Cornell Legal Research Clinic

The Cornell Legal Research Clinic invites legal research requests from local non-profit organizations and entrepreneurs, individuals, and legal service providers. Upper-level law students complete the research under the guidance of two attorney instructors.

Electronic Code of Federal Regulations

The e-CFR is an editorial compilation of Code of Federal Regulations material and Federal Register amendments produced by the National Archives and Records Administration’s Office of the Federal Register (OFR) and the Government Publishing Office.


FindLaw provides legal information, lawyer profiles and a community to help you make the best legal decisions.


Legal information on numerous legal topics and jurisdictions.


is an open access legal repository owned and maintained by members of the scholarly legal community.


Provides free legal aid to people with civil legal problems in western New York.

LLRX Court Rules, Forms and Dockets

This site includes links to over 1,400 sources for state and federal court rules, forms and dockets. You can browse to find the resource you need, or search by keyword.

National Center for State Courts

Resource guides on various legal topics, court resources by state.

New York Courts

Information about courts, programs & services, court administration, e-courts, representing yourself, the law, jurors, legal profession, and judges.

New York State Crime Victim’s Help

Crime victims often have legal needs as a result of becoming a victim of crime. Get information about your legal needs and what your rights are. You can also search their directory to find a trusted nonprofit legal aid program that may be able to help and find legal forms for matters that you can handle yourself.

New York State Legislative Information

New York State Laws, Court Acts, and Rules

Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER)

PACER is an electronic public access service that allows users to obtain case and docket information online from federal appellate, district, and bankruptcy courts, and the PACER Case Locator.

Reference Resources

Library of Congress Virtual Reference Shelf

Selected online resources for research from Library of Congress.

The World Factbook

Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.

Area Libraries 

Arthur A. Houghton, Jr. Library

Corning Community College library located in Corning, NY.

Charles B. Swartwood Law Library

Chemung County law library located in Elmira, NY.

Cornell Law Library

Located in Ithaca, NY.

Friedsam Memorial Library

St. Bonaventure University library located in St Bonaventure, NY.

Gannett-Tripp Library

Elmira College library located in Elmira, NY.

Herrick Memorial Library

Alfred University library located in Alfred, NY.

Hinkle Memorial Library

Alfred State College library located in Alfred, NY.

Olean Public Library

Public library located in Olean, NY, part of the Chautauqua – Cattaraugus Library System.

SUNY JCC Libraries

The libraries for both the Olean, NY and Jamestown, NY campus of Jamestown Community College.

Willard J Houghton Library

Houghton College Library in Houghton, NY.