"The Library has no control over the Internet and World Wide Web, and assumes no responsibility to monitor the content, accuracy, or quality of information transmitted over these networks."
--excerpt from Policy for use of the Internet at the Oyster Bay - East Norwich Public Library
 
 
Artchive - Offers access to the archive for many fine art scans. There are now more than 2,000 scans from over 200 different artists.
Art History Resources on the Web - Links to hundreds of art history sites from ancient times to today.
Artnet - The place to buy, sell and research fine art online. The Online Gallery Network is the largest of its kind, with over 1,300 galleries, 36,000 works and 13,000 artists from around the globe. The Network serves dealers and art buyers alike by providing a survey of the market and its pricing trends, as well as the means to communicate instantly, inexpensively and globally.
IPL: Fine Arts - The Internet Public Libraries guide to Fine Art websites.
Le Louvre - Official site of this famous museum; home of the Mona Lisa.
Metropolitan Museum of Art - Official site for the "Met".
MoMA - The Museum of Modern Art - Offers an overview of modern art.
Smithsonian Museum of American Art - Home of the largest collection of American art in the world. Its holdings—over 37,500 works—represent the most inclusive collection of American art of any general museum today, reflecting the nation's ethnic, geographic, cultural, and religious diversity.
Smithsonian Institution - The world's largest museum complex and research organization. Composed of sixteen museums and galleries, as well as the National Zoo, the Smithsonian's exhibitions offer visitors a glimpse into its vast collection numbering over 142 million objects.
Autobytel - Autobytel.com is credited with inventing online car buying in 1995 and offers comprehensive consumer resources for vehicle research, purchasing, ownership, safety and maintenance, as well as unmatched dealer training, support and technology.
CarFax - Utilizing the unique 17-character vehicle identification number (VIN) found on vehicle dashboards and title documents, CARFAX's system can generate a detailed history report or background check on any used car or light truck instantly.
Edmund's Automobile Buyer's Guides - New and used car prices, including the proprietary Edmunds.com's True Market Values.
IntelliChoice CarCenter - Consumers get the help they need to research, compare, configure and price vehicles. IntelliChoice's CarCenter website also connects buyers to the buying alternatives of their choice, including vehicle manufacturers and online buying services.
Kelley Blue Book - New and used car pricing.
NADA Appraisal Guides - Vehicle pricing and information.
AddAll.com - Book Search and Price Comparison
Amazon.com - Largest online bookseller.
Barnes and Noble - Internet bookstore.
BookBrowse - A literary smorgasbord of the best current books recently published in the USA, with an extensive excerpt of each for your reading pleasure. Plus reviews, author bios, interviews, reading guides & more.
The New York Times Book Review - Book Reviews and news.
The New York Times - First Chapters - First Chapters of new releases and bestsellers
Oprah's Book Club - Browse lists of previous book choices and read and participate in discussions.
American Institute of Philanthropy - The American Institute of Philanthropy (AIP) is a nationally prominent charity watchdog service whose purpose is to help donors make informed giving decisions.
Better Business Bureau Philanthropic Advisory Service - This page lists the current BBB Wise Giving Alliance reports on charities and other soliciting organizations. The list is regularly updated with new charities added on a regular basis. Guidestar - National database of non-profit organizations.
New York State Consumer Protection Board - The CPB conducts consumer investigations, research and analysis, develops consumer education programs and materials, responds to individual complaints by working to settle disputes through voluntary agreements and it represents the interests of consumers before the Public Service Commission (PSC) and other State and Federal agencies.
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission - CPSC is an Independent Federal Regulatory Agency that works to save lives and keep families safe by reducing the risk of injuries and deaths associated with consumer products.
America's Job Bank - Job seekers can post their resume where thousands of employers search every day, search for job openings automatically, and find their dream job fast. Employers can post job listings in the nation's largest online labor exchange, create customized job orders, and search resumes automatically to find the right people fast.
Career Builder - One of the nation's largest recruitment centers, with presence in more than 130 local newspapers.
Hot Jobs - A subsidiary of Yahoo!, is a leading online career and job resource.
JobWeb - Career development and job search help for college graduates.
Monster.com - Search over 800,000 jobs, build and post your resume and access thousands of pages of career info and advice.
Nassau County Civil Service - Administer New York State Civil Service Law and ensure Nassau County taxpayers of a public workforce qualified for their jobs pursuant to the principles of selection according to merit and fitness.
Occupational Outlook Handbook - A nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. Revised every two years, the Handbook describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations.
Proven Resumes - Examples of resumes that worked.
USA (Federal) Jobs - Learn how to apply for jobs, build your resume, find an ideal job, or explore exciting Federal career options that match your interest.
CampusTours.com - Virtual College Tours, Webcams, Campus Maps, College Videos
College Board Online - The College Board serves students and their parents, high schools, colleges through major programs and services in college admission, guidance, assessment, financial aid, enrollment, and teaching and learning.
CollegeNET - Helping to move colleges and universities worldwide out of the paper realm into the electronic, CollegeNET has been hired by hundreds of leading institutions to stage and host their official forms for admissions, housing, tuition, contributions and other university commerce.
New York's Private Colleges and Universities - Profiles of New York's 100+ Private Colleges and Universities.
Princeton Review - Online applications include the Common Application

 
Financial Aid
FAFSA On the Web - Application for Federal Student Aid.
FinAid: The Financial Aid Information Page - Comprehensive free resource for student financial aid information on the Web. Free scholarship search, financial aid calculators, glossary, and bibliography.
Financial Aid Information - Free College and Scholarship search.
Sallie Mae - comprehensive site including calculators to estimate the cost of college, savings goals, expected family contribution, monthly budgets, and loan payments.
Bank Rate.com - timely rates for mortgages, consumer loans, savings accounts and credit cards.
BestCalls - Conference Call Directory.
Big Charts - BigCharts is a comprehensive and easy-to-use investment research web site providing access to professional-level research tools like interactive charts, quotes, industry analysis, intraday stock screeners, as well as market news & commentary.
CNN Money - Joint production between CNN & Money Magazine provides information on stocks and the economy.
Dow Jones - Publisher of the Wall St. Journal, Dow Jones & Company publishes the vital business and financial news and information.
Kiplinger's Personal Finance - Online companion to Kiplinger's magazine, providing millions of Americans with down-to-earth advice on managing their money and achieving financial security.
Motley Fool - Online companion to the best selling Motley Fool book series.
MSN MoneyCentral
Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Net - 26,000 links to world-wide genealogical sites, arranged in 70 categories
Ellis Island Records - Search immigrant arrivals through New York Harbor from 1892 to 1924.
FamilySearch Internet Genealogy Service - Learn how to start your family history and search for your ancestors in its vast record collections. A project of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
National Archives and Records Administration - NARA, an independent Federal agency, is America's national recordkeeper.
Social Security Death Index - Ancestry.com's Social Security Death Index is generated from the U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File. It contains the records of deceased persons who possessed Social Security numbers and whose death had been reported to the SSA.
Congress.org - Congress.org is a "one-stop-shop" where one can identify their Congressional representatives; research Congressional voting records; learn about the issues of the day; and send e-mail directly to Congress.
C-SPAN
Federal Government Resources on the Web (University of Michigan Documents Center) - Comprehensive list of Government links.
Federal Telephone Directories - List of Federal government agencies' phone numbers.
First Gov - FirstGov.gov is an easy-to-search, free-access website designed to give you a centralized place to find information from U.S. local, state and federal government agency websites.
GovSpot - GovSpot.com is a non-partisan government information portal designed to simplify the search for the best and most relevant government information online.
GPO Access - GPO Access is a service of the U.S. Government Printing Office that provides free electronic access to a wealth of important information products produced by the Federal Government.
National Archives and Records Administration - NARA, an independent Federal agency, is America's national recordkeeper.
Ready.gov - All Americans should begin a process of learning about potential threats so we are better prepared to react during an attack. While there is no way to predict what will happen, or what your personal circumstances will be, there are simple things you can do now to prepare yourself and your loved ones.
Thomas Legislative Information from the Library of Congress
The White House - Official White House website.    
The Empire Page - the ultimate website for news & information on New York State politics & government.
New York State - New York State's Official Website.
New York State Government Information Locator Service - The NYS GILS provides a single point of access to information services provided by New York State Government agencies, the State Legislature and the Judiciary. The GILS site is hosted by the New York State Library.
New York State Government Internet Resources - New York State agencies provide a wide variety of services and information to help citizens. Information arranged by topic.
New York State Government Phone Book
New York State Unified Court System - Your main resource for information about New York's courts.
gislature - Information on New York State Legislature, Assembly and Senate.
New York State Library  - The New York State Library is part of the Office of Cultural Education, within the New York State Education Department. Since its establishment in 1818 the State Library has been a repository for the official publications of the executive, legislative, and judicial branches, commissions, public authorities, and other agencies of the State government.

Nassau County Home Page
Town of Oyster Bay Online

AARP Health - Health and wellness articles for seniors.
AMA Physician Select - Find licensed doctors.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recognized as the lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people - at home and abroad, providing credible information to enhance health decisions, and promoting health through strong partnerships.
DrKoop.com - Information on drug interactions.
Food and Drug Administration
Healthfinder - A key resource for finding the best government and nonprofit health and human services information on the Internet.
Internet Mental Health - Encyclopedia describing mental illnesses, treatment, medications and research.
Long Island Breast Cancer Study Project
MedlinePlus Health Information - "Information on thousands of prescription and over-the-counter medications is provided through two drug resources -- MedMaster, a product of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), and the USP DI Advice for the Patient, a product of the United States Pharmacopeia (USP)." Browse by generic or brand name of the drug from an alphabetical index. The results include warnings and side effects of the drug.
Merck Manual - Merck & Co., Inc. is a leading research-driven pharmaceutical products and services company.
New York State Department of Health Consumer Information - Provides educational and professional information about doctors and other medical personnel in New York State including any disciplinary actions taken against them.
Rx List - The Internet Drug Index
History Channel - Website for the cable station. Download study guides and visit educational exhibits.
History's Best on PBS - Learn about the ancient world, biographies, U.S. and World history.
Long Island: Our Story Homepage - The most extensive series ever undertaken by Newsday, documents local history from the Ice Age to the Space Age. In addition to the hundreds of pages produced for Newsday's print editions, this site offers a wealth of additional photos, source documents, audio, video and more.
Political Graveyard - Database of Historic Cemeteries
Presidents of the United States - In this resource you will find background information, election results, cabinet members, notable events, and some points of interest on each of the presidents.
Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

 

 

Find Law - A comprehensive set of legal resources on the Internet for legal professionals, businesses, students and individuals.
Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Locator - search for lawyers.
National Archives and Records Administration - Public Laws
Aesop's Fables - full public domain texts of 393 fables
Librarian's Index to the Internet for Literature
Poetry.com - the largest and most comprehensive poetry site on the Internet.
Project Gutenberg - huge library of electronically stored books, mostly classics, that can be downloaded for free and viewed off-line
Spark Notes - guides to classic literature.
ComingSoon.net
Fandango
Internet Movie Database - a database of every movie, video and TV show.
Kids-In-Mind - reviews are objective, non-critical assessments of the potentially objectionable material contained in movies and are primarily addressed to parents.
Movie Review Query Engine - search for movie reviews.
LibrarySpot: Music Libraries
MusicSearch - music-only search engine.
Crave Online: Music
New York Public Library Music Division - The Music Division of The New York Public Library is one of the world's preeminent music collections.
MP3.com
Billboard - Music Industry News
Song Lyrics Archive - search by performer or title.
The Ultimate Band List - information on music artists.
Classical Net Home Page - Classical Net features more than 2700 CD reviews, as well as 6000 files and over 4000 links to other classical music.
Jazz Online - With original content and exclusive features that utilize interactive technologies, Jazz Online’s mission has always been to increase the visibility of jazz music.
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Boston Herald
Chicago Tribune
CNN
Christian Science Monitor
Los Angeles Times
New York Times
Newsday
MSNBC
New York Daily News
New York Post
The Washington Post
Internet Public Library Online Newspapers
Internet Public Library Online Serials 

Oyster Bay Historical Society - Headquartered in the historic Earle-Wightman House museum and library, the Society has provided tourists, students, scholars, and historians with craft exhibits, lectures, maps, photographs, historical and genealogical documents for more than 40 years.
The Townsend Society of America - The Townsend Society of America collects and preserves artifacts and written materials illustrative of the Townsend families and their many contributions to the Nation's history. It assists and supports members with their family histories and genealogies.
Oyster Bay Enterprise Pilot - Local newspaper.
Friends of the Bay - Friends of the Bay is a widely-respected non-profit environmental organization based on the north shore of Long Island.
Island Properties
Oyster Bay Guide - under construction
Oyster Bay School District
Catholic Encyclopedia
Introduction to Islam
Patron Saints Index
Resources for the study of East Asian Language and Thought
Britannica Encyclopedia
Information Please
Internet Public Library Reference Center
My Virtual Reference Desk
New York State Library
Quick Maps of the World
American Museum of Natural History
Biology Project
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
CalendarZone - includes celestial, cultural, and interactive calendars
Discovery Channel
NASA
National Audubon Society
National Geographic Online
National Museum of Natural History (Smithsonian)
National Science Foundation
New York Botanical Garden (Bronx, NY)
Nobel Prize Foundation
Old Farmer's Almanac - fun and practical information for everyday life, including moon calendars, planting charts, recipes, weather predictions and more
Wildlife Conservation Society - includes Bronx Zoo and NY Aquarium
Windows to the Universe
AltaVista
Google
HotBot
Librarian's Index to the Internet
LYCOS
Metacrawler
Webcrawler
Yahoo
Ballparks - past, present, & future
Baseball Reference - Complete statistical history of major league players and teams
CNN-Sports Illustrated Online
ESPN Sportszone
GolfWeb
Major League Baseball Online
NBA Online
NCAA Online
NFL Online
NHL Online
Skiing and Snowboarding Index
AnyWho
Internet 800 Search
SuperPages
Switchboard
Telephone Directories on the Web - International phone directories
Ultimate Directory (Info Space)
Arthur Frommer's Outspoken Encyclopedia of Travel
Fodor's
Internet Guide to Hostelling
MapQuest
RailEurope
U.S. Embassies
Yahoo Maps
Long Island Bus
Long Island Commuter Information
Long Island Railroad / Metropolitan Transit Authority
Metro Commute
New York City Department of Transportation
New York City Web Site
New York State Department of Transportation
American Airlines
Cheap Tickets
Continental Airlines
Delta Airlines
Expedia
JetBlue Airlines
Lowestfare.com
Northwest Airlines
Priceline.com
Southwest Airlines
Travelocity
United Airlines
USAir