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Dictionaries, encyclopedias, and online reference books 

Library members have access to a wide range of online reference sources including dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other information sources. Some of these resources are only available within the library, while others require a library card login.

Accessible from home with library card

Accessible only in a Library

  • Access to Research – Free access to millions of articles in thousands of academic journals and a variety of topics
  • Which? - Independent consumer information and product reviews (please ask for access at the information desk)
  • Ancestry UK - Birth, Marriage, Death, and other government records.
  • FindMyPast - Birth, Marriage, Death, and other government records.
  • British Newspaper Archive - Hundreds of historic newspapers from all over Britain and Ireland