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A-Z list of online resources

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19th century British Library newspapers19th century British Library Newspapers

This contains regional and local newspapers of nineteenth and early twentieth century Britain.

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To login type BUCKS followed by your Buckinghamshire library card number (capital letters no spaces).

Access to ResearchAccess to Research

Free access to published research from academic journals and conference proceedings.

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AncestryAncestry

Trace your family tree using the UK Census information; birth, marriage and death records; parish and probate records and other digital resources.

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Britannica LibraryBritannica Library

Now in three editions children, students and the full library edition

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To login type BUCKS followed by your Buckinghamshire library card number (capital letters no spaces).

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CISCO Networking AcademyCISCO

Free IT courses for those who want to develop a career in IT.

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COBRACOBRA

Complete Business Reference Adviser - fact sheets, profiles and information for small businesses.

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The Digital Garage from GoogleDigital Google Garage

Google offers a range of Digital Skills tutorials, you can even get certified which is a great way to make your CV shine. 

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eAudiobookseaudiobooks

Borrow up to 5 eAudiobooks for free with BorrowBox.

 

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eBookseBooks

OverDrive offers a wide range of eBooks and works with most eReaders, including Kindle Fire, Android and iOS tablets & phones. 

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eMagazineseMagazines

Read as many as you like – read in a browser or through the RBdigital for Libraries app. 

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eNewspaperseNewspapers

Access thousands of publications for free with PressReader.

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FutureLearnFuture Learn

Join over 3 million people learning together at FutureLearn.

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The GazetteThe Gazette

The Gazette is the UKs official public record and has been recording national and international events since 1665. Includes company profiles.

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Go CitizenGo Citizen

Prepare for the Life in the UK Test or British citizenship test with official study materials. To track your progress create an account here.

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To login type BUCKS followed by your Buckinghamshire library card number (capital letters no spaces).

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John Johnson CollectionJohn Johnson Collection

Access to thousands of items selected from the John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera.

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To login type BUCKS followed by your Buckinghamshire library card number (capital letters no spaces).

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Library ELFLibrary ELF

Library Elf is a free email alert which tells you:

  • when your loans are, almost due for return
  • when your reserved items can be collected.
  • You can register several users on one account, so one email alert works for the whole family. 

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Naxos Music LibraryNaxos Music Library

Listen music through this streaming service.

Access anywhere with your library card

To login type BUCKS followed by your Buckinghamshire library card number (capital letters no spaces).

Get started with the NML app

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Oxford BibliographiesOxford Bibliographies

Original  content, used and trusted by  researchers worldwide. Choose from:

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To login type BUCKS followed by your Buckinghamshire library card number (capital letters no spaces).

Oxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford Dictionary of National Biography

Over 60,000 authoritative biographies and 11,000 portraits of significant, influential or notorious figures who have shaped British history and culture, worldwide, from the Romans to the 21st century.

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Oxford English DictionaryOxford English Dictionary

The definitive dictionary of the English language

Access at home or anywhere with your library card

To login type BUCKS followed by your Buckinghamshire library card number (capital letters no spaces).

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Specialist InfoSpecialist Info

online Directory of UK and Ireland Consultants, Hospitals, UK GPs, GP Surgeries and Clinical Commissioning Groups.

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Theory Test ProTheory Test Pro

Online simulation of the UK's driving theory test.

Access anywhere with your library card

To login type BUCKS followed by your Buckinghamshire library card number (capital letters no spaces).

The Times Digital Archive 1785 - 2013Times digital archive

The complete Times newspaper in facsimile. Fully searchable – a record of 200 years of world news coverage.

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To login type BUCKS followed by your Buckinghamshire library card number (capital letters no spaces).

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Very Short IntroductionsOxford VSIs

To a diverse range of subject areas. Ten titles are currently available. 

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To login type BUCKS followed by your Buckinghamshire library card number (capital letters no spaces).

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Which?Which? logo

Product reviews and trusted independent advice on consumer issues. 

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Who's Who & Who Was Who#

The directory of the noteworthy and influential in all walks of life, in the UK and worldwide.

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To login select

  • 'Sign in with your library card'
  • type BUCKS followed by your Buckinghamshire library card number (capital letters no spaces).

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