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Libraries Online Reference Library

Library members have access to some of the most popular premium online reference sources via these web pages. This includes a huge range of dictionaries, encyclopaedias, news archives and other information sources.

To log in to the service you will need:

  • Your library borrower number from your library card*
  • Your Personal Identification Number (PIN) is also sometimes required
Lost your library card? You can pay for a replacement at your local library.

Can't access your online account? Ask a member of staff at your local library.

If you're not a member already then why not become one? Any UK resident can join, and most services are free. 

Click one of the links: Art and Music, Business etc. to view the resources.

*You may be asked to add the prefix MAN to the borrower number at the relevant prompt. 

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