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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 Guide to UK museums, galleries and heritage 



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


  • 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 



Economics and Finance


Entertainment (Films, Television, Theatre & Music)


  • 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.


  • 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.



  • 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.




Libraries and Archives




Reference Books / Journals Online






Travel, Transport and Tourism