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Free online information services from Wiltshire Libraries

Free online information services from Wiltshire Libraries  The following online services are available free of charge to members of Wiltshire Libraries. Use them from your home or office computer or from one of our in-library computers*.  Please have your library card ready when using these services and enter your 10 digit card number without spaces.

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Online service Description
*Ancestry Library Edition 4000 family history databases including the census and BMD records – in-library use only.
19th Century British Library Newspapers 48 national and regional newspapers representing 19th century Britain.
CyberLibrary Websites recommended by librarians to help you find good quality, safe sites.
Dictionary of National Biography 50,000 lives – the men and women who shaped Britain.

eBooks

(Overdrive)

Download eBooks to your computer, eBook reader or portable device. Borrow up to five titles. If a book is checked out reserve it for free.
Enquire National online enquiry service staffed by librarians.
Issues Online Homework topic sheets for contemporary social issues. Key stages 3 and 4.
*John Johnson Collection Ephemera from the Bodleian Library - in-library use only.

Life in the UK Test

(GoCitizen)

An online study resource for candidates preparing for the Life in the UK Test (you will need an email address to sign up for this).
Naxos Music Library Streamed classical music. Also includes some jazz, blues and new age.
Naxos Spoken Word Library Streamed novels, plays and poetry.

Newspapers Online

(Newsbank)

Search for newspaper articles from national and local papers.
Oxford English Dictionary The complete Oxford English Dictionary with all the latest updates.
Reference Books Online Search 130 reference books from Oxford University Press.
TheoryTest Pro An online simulation of the UK's driving theory test (you will need an email address to sign up for this).
Times Digital Archive 200 years of world history through the pages of the Times newspaper from 1785.
Who's Who and Who Was Who Short biographies of influential people dead and alive.
Wiltshire Clubs and Organisations Directory Contact details for over 8,000 local clubs and societies.
Wiltshire Community History Our award winning local history site.

* Title only available in-library

Subject list of titles

Subject Online service
Biographies Dictionary of National Biography
Biographies Who's Who and Who Was Who
Driving TheoryTest Pro – an online simulation of the UK's driving theory test (you will need an email address to sign up for this)
Enquiries Enquire
Family history Ancestry – in-library use only
History Times Digital Archive
History John Johnson Collection - in-library use only
History eBooks – (Overdrive)
Internet sites CyberLibrary
Language Oxford English Dictionary
Life in the UK Test Life in the UK Test – (GoCitizen) an online study resource for candidates preparing for the Life in the UK Test (you will need an email address to sign up for this)
Literature Naxos Spoken Word Library
Literature eBooks – (Overdrive)
Music Naxos Music Library
Newspapers and magazines Newspapers Online
Newspapers and magazines Times Digital Archive
Reference books Reference Books Online
Social issues Issues Online
Wiltshire history Wiltshire Community History
Wiltshire organisations Wiltshire Clubs and Organisations Directory

It's not all online!

All libraries in Wiltshire also have a range of reference books to help customers with their information enquiries as well as helpful staff who are trained in using both books and the Internet.

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eMail: libraryenquiries@wiltshire.gov.uk
Telephone: Your Local Library
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Last updated: 5 September 2013

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