Library Recommended Websites

General Information, Reference, Search Engines
www.About.com Resident experts explain many topics
www.Ask.com Natural language search engine
www.Google.com/intl/en/options/ Complete list of Google service & downloads
www.HowStuffWorks.com “How-to-do-it” instructions
http://Infomine.ucr.edu Infomine Scholarly Research
www.IPL.org Internet Public Library
www.LII.org Librarians’ Index to the Internet
www.LOC.gov United States Library of Congress
www.Metacrawler.com Single search for Google, Yahoo, MSN, Ask
www.Nolo.com Nolo Law Resources
www.clusty.com Vivisimo (formerly Vivisimo, now called Clusty)
www.USA.gov United States government
www.WorldCat.org Worldwide Library Catalog
Libraries in Western NC
Colleges & Universities
Appalachian State University Libraries www.library.appstate.edu
Asheville-Buncombe Tech Community College www.asheville.cc.nc.us/lrc/
Brevard College - Jones Library www.brevard.edu/library/
Gardner-Webb University Library www.library.gardner-webb.edu/
Haywood Community College www.haywood.edu/lrc/index.html
Isothermal Community College Library www.isothermal.edu/library
Lenoir-Rhyne College - Rudisill Library http://library.lr.edu/
MAHEC Health Sciences Library http://mahec.net/innovation-and-research/library-services
Mars Hill College - Renfro Library http://library.mhc.edu
Mayland Community College LRC www.mayland.edu/resources/lrc/
McDowell Tech Community College Library www.mcdowelltech.edu/newlib.html
Montreat College - Bell Library www.montreat.edu/library/
Southwestern Community College Library www.southwesterncc.edu/library/
Tri-County Community College Library www.tricountycc.edu/library.php
UNCA - Ramsey Library bullpup.lib.unca.edu/library/
Warren Wilson College - Ellison Library www.warren-wilson.edu/~library/
Western Carolina University - Hunter Library www.wcu.edu/library/

Public Libraries

Asheville-Buncombe Library System

Fontana Regional Library System www.fontanalib.org
Haywood County Public Library www.haywoodnc.org/government/haywoodlibrary.html
Nantahala Regional Library System www.youseemore.com/Nantahala/default.asp

Lifestyle & Entertainment
www.Beliefnet.com World Religions & spiritual inspiration
www.RoadsideAmerica.com Travel planning for fun road trips
www.Ugallery.com Art by College & University Students
Local Newspapers & Magazines
  Asheville Citizen-Times www.citizen-times.com
  Bryson City Smoky Mtn. Times www.thesmokymountaintimes.com
  Cashiers Crossroads Chronicle www.crossroadschronicle.com
  Cherokee One Feather www.cherokee-nc.com
  Franklin Franklin Press www.thefranklinpress.com/
  Highlands The Highlander www.highlandsnews.com
  Robbinsville Graham Star www.grahamstar.com
  Sylva The Sylva Herald www.thesylvaherald.com
  Waynesville The Mountaineer www.themountaineer.com
  WNC Area Mountain Xpress www.mountainx.com
  WNC Area Smoky Mtn. News www.smokymountainnews.com
Carolina Country www.carolinacountry.com
North Carolina Libraries www.ncl.ecu.edu/index.php/NCL
Our State www.ourstate.com
Smoky Mountain Living www.smliv.com
Southern Living www.southernliving.com
Western NC Woman www.wnc-woman.com
Wildlife in NC www.ncwildlife.org
Medical and Health Research Sites*
Alternative Medicine Homepage www.pitt.edu/~cbw/altm.html
American Cancer Society www.cancer.org/
American Dental Association www.ada.org/
American Medical Association www.ama-assn.org/
CancerNet (National Cancer Institute) www.cancer.gov/cancerinfo/
Food and Drug Administration www.fda.gov/
HealthAnswers www.healthanswers.com/
Medicare www.medicare.gov/
NCCAM: National Center for Complimentary and Alternative Medicine https://nccih.nih.gov/
National Institute on Drug Abuse www.drugabuse.gov/
National Institutes of Health www.nih.gov/
National Library of Medicine www.nlm.nih.gov/
North Carolina Division of Aging www.dhhs.state.nc.us/aging/
NIMH: National Institute of Mental Health http://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml
Rosenthal Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine http://www.rosenthal.hs.columbia.edu//
*Additional information can be found inNCLIVE: go to their resource lists by subject, and click on "Medical & Health".

www.DOR.state.nc.us NC State Income Tax Forms
www.IRS.gov Federal Income Tax Forms
www.MotleyFool.com The Motley Fool: financial advice

Music & Movies
www.AllMusic.com Search & sample all kinds of music
www.IMDB.com Internet Movie Database: reviews & more
www.Musicovery.com Discover music & create playlist by moods
www.PitchforkMedia.com Reviews independent media releases

Reading & Listening
www.ArtsandLettersDaily.com Well-written articles
BookLust.wetpaint.com Librarian Nancy Pearl’s Wiki
www.GoodReads.com Reader interaction and recommendations
www.Gutenberg.org Public-domain literature
www.Librivox.org Audiobooks for pod download
www.McSweeneys.net Timekiller for the well-read

Science & Nature
www.NationalGeographic.com Like the magazine? Try the online experience
www.ScienceDaily.com News & videos update every 15 minutes
www.ScienceHack.com Videos approved by real scientists

Tech, Web & Video
www.Cnet.com Reviews of new & existing technology
www.GetNetWise.com Online security information
www.GoodCleanTech.com Environmentally friendly technology
www.LifeHacker.com Do-it-yourself blog
www.Only2Clicks.com Create your own site
www.Slashdot.org “For hardcore tech nerds”
www.VideoJug.com How-to videos
www.WetPaint.com Create your own wiki