EVANSTON, IL - LibrarySpot.com (http://www.libraryspot.com), the award-winning vertical information portal of the best library and reference resources on the Web, today announced that the Multnomah Country Library Web site, Portland, Ore., has been selected as "Library Site of the Year" and How Stuff Works, Raleigh, N.C., has been selected as "Reference Site of the Year" for 1999.
"The Web is filled with hundreds of great library and reference sites, which made our task of choosing this year's winners very difficult," said Lauren Zollinger, LibrarySpot.com managing editor. "Multonomah Country Library won us over with comprehensive content and How Stuff Works dazzled us with its ability to offer simple explanations for complex subjects."
LibrarySpot.com judges were impressed with Multnomah Country Library's (http://www.multnomah.lib.or.us/lib/index.html) welcoming, community feel and strong local content. Judges particularly enjoyed the site's Ask us