eResources

Your Library membership enables you to access free online resources on a wide range of subjects. Many can be accessed from anywhere with your library card number and internet connection. Those which can only be accessed in the library are marked as follows;

D = Available only on Dundee Library Computers
R = Available only on Reference & Information computers. Please ask staff for login details.

Click below to access information on:

e-Learning

An excellent resource for people preparing for the Life In The UK Test or British Citizenship Test.

Contains official test questions, hazard perception video clips and the Highway Code. Ideal for those learning to drive cars, buses and HGVs.

Access hundreds of online classes taught by dedicated instructors on a wide variety of topics from computing and accounting to arts & crafts and pet care.

Local & Family History

Online access to billions of records to help discover your family’s history. D

Fully searchable online access to millions of pages of British and Irish newspapers from 1710 – 1955, including Dundee Courier, Evening Telegraph and Sunday Post. D

Selected First World War official historical documents. D

Brings together a range of digital resources related to early modern and nineteenth century Britain.

Access to historical newspaper files of The Scotsman (1817-1950). D

Online access to current and back copies of the journal Scottish Historical Review.

Access to over 490,000 Scottish images, movies and sounds from museums, galleries, archives and the media including local content.

Based largely on information supplied by each parish church minister, the Statistical Accounts of 1791-99 and 1834-45 provide a rich record of wealth, class and poverty, climate, agriculture, fishing and wildlife; population, schools, and the moral health of the people.

e-Newspapers & e-Magazines

Fully searchable online access to millions of pages of British and Irish newspapers from 1710 – 1955, including Dundee Courier, Evening Telegraph and Sunday Post. D

Free unlimited access to our collection of popular magazines ranging from Good Housekeeping and New Scientist to Golf Monthly and Hello!

UK Newsstand
Archive database of UK and Irish national press covering at least the last three years. Does not include Dundee Courier and Evening Telegraph. D

Online access to Scotland’s longest running journal on contemporary political and social issues. D

Access to Financial Times online. R

Business & Funding

Access to the complete set of British Standards in full text. D

A tool that delivers key technical information for the construction market. R

An interactive business finder for the local area.

Edinburgh Gazette
An official newspaper of the United Kingdom government containing official notices. D

Access to Financial Times online. R

London Gazette
An official newspaper of the United Kingdom government containing official notices. D

e-Reference

Free library access to over 15 million of the world’s best academic journal articles. D

Oxford University Press Online

Access to a suite of online reference tools ideal for homework, general reference, quotations and fact checking

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Oxford English Dictionary.

Oxford Language Dictionaries Online Spanish / English dictionaries.

Oxford Reference Online.

Oxford Very Short Introductions. A starter pack of 10 online non-fiction books.

Oxford Bibliographies Research guides in Victorian Literature and British & Irish Literature.

Consumer Advice

Visit the Advice for Scotland website here to access Scotland’s largest independent advice network.

Discover the truth behind the products we buy and the companies we buy them from. R

Access to product reviews and consumer advice. R

Employment & Careers

An online tool to help assess your individual skills for work..

Access to information on career options, learning, training and job searching.

Health & Wellbeing

A local information tool for health and wellbeing resources and community support in Scotland.

Visit the MacMillan website here to access support and information about MacMillan services in the local area.

A site designed to help you think about emotional problems and self-help solutions.

Information on NHS services, contact centres and other helpful health resources.

NHS inform is Scotland's national health information service helping the people in Scotland to make informed decisions about their own health and the health of the people they care for.

Trusted medical information and support.