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Access to ResearchAccess to Research

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

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Britannica LibraryBritannica Library

The world famous encyclopaedia now in three editions children, students and the full library edition

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The Digital Garage from GoogleAccess to Research

Digital Garage by 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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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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FutureLearnFuture Learn

Join over 3 million people learning together at FutureLearn.

Try high quality online education – enjoy free online courses from top universities and specialist organisations.

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Issues OnlineIssues Online

Providing access to hundreds of articles on contemporary issues, through a fully searchable online database.

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Oxford BibliographiesOxford Bibliographies

Oxford Bibliographies provides you with original scholarly content, used and trusted by professional researchers worldwide. Choose from:

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Oxford English DictionaryOxford English Dictionary

The definitive dictionary of the English language; tracing the history, origin and meaning of more than 600,000 words through time.

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Theory Test ProTheory Test Pro

Theory Test Pro is a highly realistic online simulation of the UK's driving theory test.

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Very Short IntroductionsOxford VSIs

Very Short Introductions offer concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas. Ten titles are currently available. 

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Use information4living to find reliable local and national information on critical aspects of your life – such as your health and wellbeing, money, benefits or work in Buckinghamshire. 

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