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Online library resources

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Our libraries have exclusive access to a range of online services, including:

  • Access to Research - access to over 8,000 journals, covering subjects including art, business, history, politics, and mathematics.
  • Ancestry Library Edition - billions of records to help you research your family history.
  • British Newspaper Archive - access hundreds of historic newspapers from all over Britain and Ireland
  • Discovering Children's Books - explore the history and rich variety of children’s literature, drawing on inspiring material from medieval fables to contemporary picture books by renowned authors and illustrators such as Lewis Carroll, Judith Kerr and John Agard.
  • Find My Past - billions of records to help you research your family history.
  • GoCitizen - prepare for your citizenship test by revising topics before carrying out a practice test.
  • Theory Test Pro - try the driving theory test online, including hazard perception tests.
  • World War One Centenary Archive - explore official government documents relating to WW1.
  • WorldCat - Search the world's libraries - search over 10,000 libraries worldwide holding over 2 billion items.