Other Resources

Our Reference Librarians offer this selection of tried and true websites and website directories.

 

Bangor

Weather Archive

Weather Archive

National Weather Service  

National Weather Service

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Department of Health and Human Services

Books                                                                                                             

Use the Novelist Plus database located in the MARVEL

Best of Books on the Web
http://www.bookspot.com/

Book Awards and Book Club Lists
http://readersread.com/

American Booksellers Association Book Reviews
http://www.booksense.com/

Booklists from Waterboro Library in Maine
http://www.waterborolibrary.org/ bklista.htm

Book Reviews
http://www.reviewsofbooks.com/

Business Websites

Small Business Administration
http://www.sba.gov/

Doing Business in Maine
www.state.me.us/business/business.html

Business Start-Up Online Resources
http://www.bsorchecklist.org/

State and Federal Government

Cool for Kids! Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
Statistics, Statistics, Statistics: Census American FactfinderStatistical Abstracts of the US,
Bureau of Labor StatisticsFedstats
Patient Health HealthfinderMedlinePlus
Tax Forms Internal Revenue Service
Historic Maps Library of Congress American Memory Map Collection
Make Your Own Maps National Atlas
Medicare http://www.medicare.gov/
Legislative Information Thomas
Starting a Business Business.gov

State Government Websites

Law

Maine Law and Legislative Library links to state and federal sites
http://legislature.maine.gov/lawlibrary/

Maine Statutes
http://janus.state.me.us/legis/statutes/homepage.htm

Pine Tree Legal offers free legal services to low-income Mainers.
http://www.ptla.org/index.html

Help Me Law
http://www.helpmelaw.org/

Maine

Maine Tourism Guide
http://www.visitmaine.com/

Maine State Government
http://www.state.me.us/

Maine Writers Index
http://www.waterborolibrary.org/MWI_home.php

Medical

Good Starting Places:

Medline Plus -National Library of Medicine
http://medlineplus.gov/

Mayo Clinic
http://www.mayoclinic.com/

Healthfinder -U.S. Dept. of Health
http://www.healthfinder.gov/ 

Family Doctor - American Academy of Family Physicians
http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home.html

Merck-Home Edition for Patients and Caregivers
http://www.merck.com/mmhe/index.html

WebMD
http://www.webmd.com/

 

Links to Best Medical Websites:

Medical Library Association Top 100 Health Websites
http://caphis.mlanet.org/consumer/ 

Medical Library Association Recommended Sites for Cancer, Diabetes and Heart
http://www.mlanet.org/resources/userguide.html#5 

Cancer Websites:

Cancer.net (American Society of
Clinical Oncology)

American Cancer Society
http://www.cancer.org/docroot/home/index.asp 

Local Hospital Websites:

Eastern Maine Medical Center
http://www.emmc.org/

St. Joseph Hospital
http://www.stjoseph-me.org/

Acadia Hospital-(nonprofit psychiatric and chemical dependency treatment provider
serving the people of Maine)
http://acadiahospital.org/
Medication 

Institute for Safe Medication Practices
http://consumermedsafe