Use the Internet Effectively

Recommended Websites
The following free websites are used and recommended by Ardmore Public Library staff. They provide reliable information on a variety of topics and are gathered here as a convenience to our users as a starting place for your research, or a source for factual information. If you need further assistance please contact us, we'd be glad to help.

Genealogy Sites - General
Genealogy Sites - Local
Health Sites
  • About.com: Health - A collection of pages on various health topics, each produced and maintained by an expert in their field
  • DocFinder - Search for doctors to view information from state government licensing boards
  • Drugs.com - Identify pills, check drug interactions, even includes a link to veterinary medications
  • DrugWatch.com - Up-to-date information about prescription and over-the-counter medications; includes details about associated side effects and recalls
  • WebMD - Symptom checker, overviews, treatment options, and more, on various medical conditions
  • Women's Health - Women’s health information on over 800 topics, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Higher Education Sites
  • The College Database - Today’s most current, complete, and user-friendly source for college and university data
  • FastWeb - Scholarship and college information
  • March2Success - A free tool to help students improve their standardized test scores
  • Oklahoma College Start - To aid students in preparing for college and looking for schools, money, and more
  • OpenCourseWare Search - Free non-credit online college classes
Job Search Sites
  • CareerBuilder - Job openings
  • GlassDoor - Gives an inside look at company reviews, interview questions, and salary information for thousands of jobs
  • Job Application Center - Find exactly how, when and where to apply to almost every major U.S. company directly.
  • Job Searching - Sample resumes, interview skills, and more
  • Monster - Job openings
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook - Future outlook for various careers, published by the U.S. Government's Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • Oklahoma Job Link - Job openings in Oklahoma
  • Oklahoma Licensed and Certified Occupations - Published by the OK Employment Security Commission, this site provides information about occupations that require licensing and certification in Oklahoma
Legal Sites
  • Carter County Bar Association - Contact information for CCBA members licensed by the Oklahoma Bar Association, as well as links to other Oklahoma legal resources.
  • Copyright Protection - This is a non-profit web site that contains basic and general copyright information provided for educational purposes only.
  • Find a Lawyer - This is a directory of attorneys who are members of the Oklahoma Bar Association which can be searched by name, location, or area of practice.
  • Oklahoma Bar Association Brochures - This page has links to a number of brochures covering general information about topics such as wills, divorce, and bankruptcy.
  • OK LAW - Information provided by Oklahoma Legal Aid about topics including divorce, landlord-tenant issues, social security and many more.
  • Oklahoma Statutes - Full text and searchable version of the statutes of the state of Oklahoma
  • U.S. Code - Search the full text of the United States Code
Library Catalog Sites
Local Sites
Oklahoma Sites
Readers' Sites
Research Sites
Tax Sites
Internet Search Sites
Free Email Sites