The following free web sites 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 - Local
Ardmore Criterion Yearbooks
Carter County Cemetery Records
Craddock Funeral Home - click link for 'obituaries'
Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home - click link for 'obituaries'
Native American Rolls
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 & over-the-counter medications; includes details about associated side effects & 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 & Human Services
Higher Ed Sites
The College Database - today’s most current, complete, and user-friendly source for college and university data
FastWeb - scholarship & college information
March2Success - a free tool to help students improve their standardized test scores
Oklahoma College Start.org - to aid students in preparing for college and looking for schools, money, and more
OpenCourseWare Search - free non-credit online college classes
Weird Scholarships - a collection of smaller, more unusual college scholarships that often go unclaimed
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 & Certified Occupations - published by the OK Employment Security Commission, this site provides information about occupations that require licensing & certification in Oklahoma
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
Ardmore Chamber of Commerce
University Center of Southern Oklahoma
Ardmore Weather (Intellicast)
Ardmore Weather (Live from a local source on Springdale Loop)
Carter County Assessor's Office - property records search
Carter County Sheriff's Office - includes prisoner search
Chickasaw Regional Library System - a public library system serving citizens in Atoka, Carter, Johnston, Love, and Murray counties
City of Ardmore
The Daily Ardmoreite - Ardmore's newspaper
Greater Southwest Historical Museum - features the history and culture of South-Central Oklahoma; includes the Military Memorial Museum.
Oklahoma Almanac - information about our state & how it works
Oklahoma DEQ GIS Data Viewer - topographical maps for the state
Oklahoma Driver's Manual - published by the OK Dept. of Public Safety, this is a .pdf version of the entire driver's manual
Oklahoma School Report Cards - data on the state's schools
Oklahoma Start-Up.com - produced by the OK Department of Commerce, this web site offers guidance and support for small business owners
Oklahoma Statistical Abstract - OK by the numbers
Oklahoma Voter Registration Application
Bestseller Lists: Los Angeles Times, New York Times, USA Today
BookBrowse - reading guides for book clubs (also find author bios, interviews, book reviews and more at this site)
Clean Reads - put together by APL staff, this page offers help for those looking for books with little or no profanity, sexuality, or violence.
Fantastic Fiction - find your favorite authors and all their books, including series information, as well as award winners, new books and more
Genre Fiction web sites: ACFW Fiction Finder (Christian), All About Romance (romance), SF Site (science fiction/fantasy), Stop, You're Killing Me! (mystery), Western Authors (westerns)
What's Next? - find all books in a series, searching by author, one book title you know, or other criteria
FuelEconomy.gov provided by the U.S. Department of Energy