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Arts: Art, Dance, Film, Music, Theater
Antiques and Arts Reference - pricing information on antiques Fiske Kimball Fine Arts Library Piedmont Council for the Arts - arts directories Create Charlottesville Albemarle - A Cultural Plan


Art History Resources on the Web - extensive links cover prehistoric to 20th century art Artcyclopedia - directory to best fine arts image collectionsInventories of American Painting & Sculpture - provides information on over 335,000 artworks in public and private collections worldwide literati - art resources Museum of Online Museums - online collections and exhibits National Gallery of Art Smithsonian Institution


Fandango movies - local schedules, buy tickets in advance through Fandango Current Film - reviews from The New York Times Internet Movie Database Movie Review Query Database Screen It! - reviews for parents Virginia Film Festival


All-Music Guide - Biographies, reviews, and essays covering all types of music and performers. Searchable by composer, song, album, etc. America Singing - 19th century song sheets from the Lib of Congress International Lyrics Playground jamendo - free & legal downloadable music The Lied and Art Song Texts Page literati - music rsources


American Shakespeare Center Ash Lawn Opera Festival Four County Players Heritage Repertory Theater Live Arts The Paramount Theater University of Virginia Dept of Drama
Best Sellers and Award Winners BookLetters - reviews, recommendations, booklists Books in Print - Use this database to search for books in and out of print Fantastic Fiction - perfect place to check books in series FictionDB - guide to authors and books Goodreads - a social networking site for readers JMRL Wiki - Sharing Information about Books for Readers of All Ages Lost Titles, Forgotten Rhymes - How to Find a Novel, Short Story, or Poem Without Knowing its Title or Author (Lib of Congress) New York Times Best Sellers Stop, You're Killing Me for mystery lovers

Book Events

Book TV Center for the Book Friends of the Library Book Sale Virginia Center for the Book Virginia Festival of the Book

Book Groups

Everything you need to know for those forming a book group and for veteran book group participants.

eBooks: books that can be read online Bibliomania Celebration of Women Writers Free eBooks Google Electronic Book Archive The Internet Public Library eBook Collection (EBSCOhost) - (you can create your free account at any branch, then access from home) Project Gutenberg - (online books, poems, short stories)

Rare & Out-Of-Print Books

Advanced Book Exchange, Inc. Bibliofind BookFinder

Readers' Corner

Contains book reviews, reader's advisory, author information and more.
Business & Finance
Consumer Info (see also: Personal Finance; Home & Garden)
Countries of the World
Current Events, News, Magazines

JMRL Resources - (call Library for access problems: 979-7151 ext.4)

eLibrary - Virginian Pilot, the Roanoke Times & World News, and more Infotrac One File - news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics ProQuest - national newspapers


The Central Virginian Christian Science Monitor CROZET gazette C-Ville Weekly The Daily Progress The Daily Progress Digital Edition - 1892-1923 Greene County Record The Hook Nelson County Times NewsLink - includes a state-by-state list of newspapers Newspapers & Periodicals held in the Library of Virginia Newspapers for the Blind Newspapers in UVa Special Collections Richmond Times-Dispatch Virginia Newspapers - (current local papers) Washington Post

Other News Sources

CNN Interactive Charlottesville Podcasting Network Charlottesville Tomorrow CVilleCalendar - news about Charlottesville and Central Virginia Google News National Geographic News & Media by Regions of the World - (from Yahoo) NPR - National Public Radio Newseum: the Interactive Museum of News - contains 180 front pages from 26 countries around the world WCAV-TV Channel 16 & 19 WVIR-TV Channel 29
Education & Financial Aid
Adult Ed - Albemarle County Adult Ed - Charlottesville Adult Ed - Greene County Adult Ed - Nelson County Charlottesville School Attendance Zones Curious - a better way to learn anything - a comprehensive education guide for students, parents and educators EdX - interactive online classes and MOOCs from the world’s best universities ERIC - US Dept of Education GED Information in Virginia Jefferson Lab - Student Zone Lexile Framework for Reading Lexile Info: Library of Virginia No Child Left Behind - Reauthorization database Organization of Virginia Homeschoolers State Council of Higher Education in Virginia - (SCHEV) - includes Reports of Institutional Effectiveness Study Skills for Students Teacher Certification in the 50 states TED Ed University of Virginia Education Library Virginia Education Directory - includes private and public schools Virginia Education Wizard - get answers to your questions about your future Virginia Standards of Learning

College Information

American College Testing Program - (ACT) College and University Rankings - a collection of sites which rank colleges and grad programs College Board Online - includes, test dates, scholarship information & more College Database College Database - Virginia College Rankings - from U.S. News & World Report CollegeXpress National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education - association of Black Colleges and Universities Online Colleges & Degrees Peterson's list of schools & colleges Princeton Review Studying Abroad Information - Test Prep - free test preparation for ACT, GRE,& SAT Virginia Trade Schools Vocational School Database

College Information: Financial Aid College Financial Aid Information

America's Job Bank Career Builder - an all purpose career site Center for Nonprofit Excellence - local nonprofit jobs & volunteers gives an inside look at thousands of companies Green Jobs Ready indeed - search engine for jobs Job - online job appplication forms Jobs.NET Job Search USA Jobfox Occupational Outlook Handbook - (US Dept of Labor) Paralegal Jobs from LexisNexis Salary Calculator USAJOBS - (US Office of Personnel Management) Virginia Career View Virginia Education Wizard - get answers to your questions about your future Virginia Employment Commission What Color is Your Parachute?

Local Government Jobs

Albemarle County City of Charlottesville Greene County Louisa County Nelson County
Foundations, Grants, Non-Profits
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance The Directory of Virginia Foundations - (only available at Central & Northside) The Foundation Center Foundation Directory Online - (in library use only) - (official US Government site) GuideStar - the National Database of Nonprofit Organizations Nonprofit Directory - local nonprofits in Charlottesville area Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration - links to Grant Opportunities
General Reference
Digital Librarian - a librarian's choice of the best of the Web ePodunk - profiles cities & towns across America Information Please Almanac Internet Public Library JMRL Online Databases - a “Forbes Favorite” site for the best library and reference resources literati National Geographic: Index of Publications
Greener Living
Health & Medicine

The Affordable Care Act: What Virginians Need to Know The Affordable Care Act: What Virginians Need to Know (in Spanish) Evaluating Web-Based Health Resources Flu Information - U.S. Gov't Patient 101: How to Find Reliable Health Information

Agencies and Organizations

ATSDR - Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry American Academy of Family Physicians Brain Injury Association of America Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Consumer Health Information - (University of Virginia Health Sciences Library) Healthcare 411 - (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality) Mayo Clinic MindZone: A mental health site for teens National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine National Center for Health Statistics National Institutes of Health Virginia Health Information Project

Cancer Information

National Cancer Institute

Health Insurance

Affordable Care Act Cville Enrolls - assistance with enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace Health Insurance Data - (from the U.S. Census) Health Insurance Marketplace


AMA Physician Select: On-line Doctor Finder Virginia Board of Medicine Practitioner Information - information on Doctors of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, and Podiatry currently licensed in the state of Virginia


Healthfinder KidsHealth - (Nemours Foundation) MEDLINEplus - National Library of Medicine free health information from reliable sources Memory Commons - educational resources for dementia care MentalHealth Net merckEngage Our Bodies Ourselves PDR: Physicians Desk Reference Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator
The African-American Migration Experience American Historic Newspapers American History TV American Presidents - UVA Miller Center of Public Affairs Ancient Manuscripts:the Schoyen Collection Best of History WebSites - sites are rated for usefulness and accuracy Charlottesville in the Civil War Civil War Trust Experiencing War - Stories from the Veterans History Project Founder's Online Freedman's Bureau History Channel In the First Person - oral histories, diaries, letters Jamestown - virtual history Journey Through Hallowed GroundLewis & Clark literati - history resources National Register of Historic Places & VA Landmarks Register Perseus Digital Library - primary and secondary sources for the study of ancient Greece & Rome Portraits of the Presidents and the First Ladies - Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress Rome Reborn - a digital model of ancient Rome around 320 A.D. Saratoga National Historical Park - site of important Revolutionary War battle September 11 Digital Archive Today in History - Library of Congress Uncle Tom's Cabin and American Culture The Valley of the Shadow - 2 communities in the American Civil War Virginia Historical Society - research databases Virginia History Lab - local oral history project Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Voyages: The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database Yorktown Battlefield


American Memory - Historical Collections from the National Digital Library Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies - research projects Digital Library Program - Library of Virginia Digital Public Library of America Virginia Center for Digital History
Home & Garden (see also: Consumer Info)
Homework Help
Grolier Online - includes The Encyclopedia Americana, the Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, the New Book of Knowledge,Lands and Peoples, the New Book of Popular Science, and America the Beautiful Homework Help - science,biography,myths, inventions – all that and more links pulled together on JMRL's Teenpage! Junior Reference Collection - a GaleNet reference source containing Biographies,DISCovering Authors, Multicultural Encyclopedia, science information, Asian American Almanac, and the Encyclopedia of World Cultures National Geographic: Index of Publications Wolfram Alpha - a computational knowledge engine