Free Access to Digital Resources
Select the resource you need and sign in with your library card number to get started. Most services are also available from outside library premises apart from Find My Past, British Newspaper Archive and Access to Research.
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Cobra is web based and stands for Complete Business Resource Advisor.
Packed with information about setting up in business, including area profiles, fact sheets and signposting to the key sources of help and support in your field. It’s also great for researching which qualifications are required for a particular career.
Find My Past Free to use in library premises only.
Research your ancestors using census, birth, marriage, death, military and many more useful records.
More resources for reference, research and life
Free access to a wide range of academic articles and research. You can view article abstracts from home but the full article is only available from library premises.
Subjects include art, architecture, business, engineering, history, languages, politics, philosophy, mathematics and the sciences
Help with Universal Credit, Find a Job, basic computer skills, online forms and preparing a CV.
Prepare for the Citizenship Test
The authoritative resource for music research with over 51,000 articles covering the diverse history and cultures of music around the globe
The accepted authority on the English language. It is a comprehensive guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words from across the English-speaking world.
British and Irish Literature, Victorian Literature.
Discover a new topic or subject with these intelligent and serious introductions written by authors who are experts in their field.