New Jersey Resources

Government and Law

Official State of New Jersey website
http://www.newjersey.gov/
 With access to state agencies and departments, this is the place to start if you need anything relating to New Jersey government.  Renew your vehicle registration, search for schools, and even find a local farmer’s market.

New Jersey Division of Elections
 http://www.njelections.org/
Includes where to vote, how to register, and election law.

New Jersey Legislature
http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/
A directory of legislators, current and past bills, budget information, the NJ Constitution and a link to the laws of NJ, the New Jersey Statutes.

You and the Law in New Jersey
http://www.lsnjlaw.org/
A great place to start any kind of legal question in NJ, this site provided by Legal Services of NJ has basic information on the foreclosure process, immigration, disability laws and more.  You may also be qualified for free legal advice or information through their toll-free hotline, 1-888-576-5529.

Rutgers Law Library, Camden, NJ
http://lawlibrary.rutgers.edu/
The public law school library site has links to primary NJ legal materials, court directories and court rules.

New Jersey Division of Taxation
http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/index.shtml
Information on taxes; find and print forms.

Books available through the library:

New Jersey Lawyers Diary and Manual
Directory of NJ lawyers, plus key contact information for courts, counties and municipalities.

New Jersey Statutes Annotated
Official laws of NJ, with case law notes.

New Jersey Administrative Code
Rules and regulations of all NJ laws.

 

Business

NJ Business Portal
http://www.nj.gov/njbusiness/
This is place to start to learn about conducting business in New Jersey.  Search for license information, business registrations, industry overviews and tax information. Take a look at the Guide to Doing Business in New Jersey booklet for information on starting a new business.

Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey
http://www.chambersnj.com/
Search the membership directory for South Jersey businesses and try the events calendar for networking opportunities.

Camden County Regional Chamber of Commerce
http://www.cherryhillregional.com/
Provides local networking and business opportunities and also provides a regional member directory.

NJBIZ
http://www.njbiz.com/
Current news about NJ companies and the NJ economy.

NJ Small Business Development Center
http://www.njsbdc.com/
Located at Rutgers University, Camden, the Center is part of a statewide network that provides comprehensive small business counseling and educational opportunities to small business owners and potential owners throughout the State of New Jersey.
 

Books available through the library:

New Jersey Business to Business Directory
Directory of NJ businesses by county or industry.

New Jersey Manufacturer’s Register
Look up profiles NJ manufacturing businesses geographically, by industry or SIC code

Consumer

NJ Division of Consumer Affairs
http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov
This state department protects the public from fraud, deceit, and misrepresentation in the sale of goods and services.  Find at this site consumer alerts, file a complaint, check into a business or charity.

Better Business Bureau of NJ
http://newjersey.bbb.org/
Find reports on businesses and charities.

Education

NJ School Directory
http://education.state.nj.us/directory/
Lists of public, private and charter schools from the NJ Department of Education.

NJ Colleges & Universities
http://www.state.nj.us/highereducation
From the Commission on Higher Education, lists of colleges and universities in the state by name, degree and also with an interactive map.

Employment

NJ Civil Service Commission
http://www.state.nj.us/csc/
Search for current openings with local and state government.

Jobs 4 New Jersey
http://jobs4jersey.com/
Services and opportunities relating to working, finding a job and providing employment in NJ.
Also find the location of your local One Stop Career center to assist you in getting the skills needed to find a job.

Health

Healthy NJ
http://www.healthynj.org/
Developed and maintained by the libraries of UMDNJ to meet the health care information needs of consumers, particularly the citizens of New Jersey, HealthyNJ provides easy to understand information on a broad range of health topics.  Most of the site is also available in Spanish.

Books available through the library:

Folio Physician Directory – New Jersey
Directory information on NJ physicians; look up by name, town or specialty.
 

History

New Jersey Historical Society
http://www.jerseyhistory.org/
Explore highlights from the Society’s collection of materials.

New Jersey Facts
http://www.state.nj.us/nj/about/facts/
Quick facts on the state: symbols, holidays, timeline.

New Jersey Register of Historic Places
http://www.nj.gov/dep/hpo/1identify/nrsr.htm

New Jersey Digital Highway
http://njdigitalhighway.org/
A growing collection of photos, maps, immigration records of New Jersey history and culture, from the collections of NJ libraries, museums, archives and historical societies.

 

 

 

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