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.

e-Learning

Life in Great Britain

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

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Theory Test Pro

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

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Universal Class

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

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Universal Class can also be accessed via the Libby app - find out more here https://libbyapp.com/library/dundeecity/extras

Transparent Language Online

Free access to language learning in over 110 languages plus paired English materials for speakers of over 30 languages.

Includes KidSpeak which is aimed at children aged 6 and over to help build vocabulary in Chinese, English, French, German, Italian and Spanish languages.

Access via your web browser here https://library.transparent.com/dundee or via the Transparent Language App available from your usual app provider.

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When you log in for the first time with your Dundee library card you will be asked to create a username and password for future access.


Local & Family History

Ancestry

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

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British Newspaper Archive

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

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Connected Histories

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

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Findmypast

Findmypast (previously DC Thomson Family History) is a British-owned world leader in online genealogy. It has an unrivalled record of online innovation in the field of family history and 18 million registered users across its family of online brands, which includes Genes Reunited, The British Newspaper Archive amongst others. D

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SCRAN

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

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Statistical Accounts of Scotland

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.

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Business

Dundee Business Directory

An interactive business finder for the local area.

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Edinburgh Gazette

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

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London Gazette

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

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e-Reference

Access to Research

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

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Consumer Advice

Citizens Advice Scotland

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

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Which?

Access to product reviews and consumer advice. R

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Employment & Careers

My World of Work

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

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Future Learn

FutureLearn aims to help everyone fulfil their potential in a changing world, by transforming access to education

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Health & Wellbeing

ALISS

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

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MacMillan Cancer Support

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

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Moodjuice

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

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NHS 24

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

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NHS Inform

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.

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Patient.co.uk

Trusted medical information and support.

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