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 Recommended Websites

This is a list of websites we recommend to help you find information on the Internet:

Arts, Museums and Galleries

  • Museums Link to External Website Guide to UK museums, galleries and heritage 

Biographies

Books

Tameside Libraries has an extensive guide to books and reading on the internet in the What shall I read next? Section. Go there for author information, genre guides, book reviews, help on what to read next and family reading websites.

Business Information

  • Ask About Business Link to External Website Includes Cobra - The Complete Business Reference Advisor (You will need your library key card to log into Cobra)
  • Business Link Link to External Website Provides lots of practical information about starting a business
  • Directgov Link to External Website Government public service website – provides lots of information about starting a business, also includes links to other useful websites
  • Health and Safety Executive Link to External Website Advice about Health and Safety in Small Businesses
  • Kompass Link to External Website Business to Business search engine
  • Tameside Trading Standards Link to Internal Website

Careers

  • Connexions (Now part of Directgov) Link to External Website
  • Graduate Prospects Link to External Website 
  • Learn Direct Link to External Website
  • MyWorkSearch is a online toolkit that helps jobseekers find job opportunities and includes a job finder and a CV builder tools. Users can also can take part in online courses (webinars) to improve job search skills.

Crossword Solver

  • One Across 

Community Information

Dictionaries

Economics and Finance

Education

Entertainment (Films, Television, Theatre & Music)

Encyclopedias

  • Encyclopedia Britannica Online Link to External Website Contains thousands of articles covering a range of topics. You will need your library key card to log into this site.

Europe

  • Europa Link to External Website The European Union Online

Family History

Funding Guides

  • National Career Service Link to External Website Free advice on returning to work, re-training, paying for your learning or finding childcare
  • Turn2us Link to External Website A charitable service which helps people access money available to them – through welfare benefits, grants and other help
  • More information - visit our Funding Information page for funding and advice resources available at Tameside libraries.

Government

Health

  • NHS Website Link to External Website A comprehensive information service that helps to put you in control of your healthcare. Not only is there extensive health information available but you can use this site to find a GP, a dentist and other healthcare providers
  • Patient UK Link to External Website
  • The Patients Association Link to External Website
  • Self Help UK Link to External Website over 1,000 support groups
  • WithuinMind Link to External Website Pennine Care Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services. Provides helpful information for young people from the Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust areas of Stockport, Tameside & Glossop, Oldham, Rochdale and Bury
  • Personality Tutor Link to External Website Personal development and self improvement guide containing articles on leadership skills, positive thinking, goal setting etc.

History

Jobs

Law

Libraries and Archives

Maps

 

News

Reference Books / Journals Online

Science

Sport

Statistics

Tax

Translation

Travel, Transport and Tourism

Weather