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

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

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

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

New to our RBDigital Service – free access to full text of thousands of newspapers from over 100 countries every day. Local newspapers The Courier and Dundee Evening Telegraph are included and with a press of a button you can even translate foreign language favourites from their original language into more than 16 alternatives. 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

Dundee libraries work with RBDigital eMagazines to offer free, unlimited access to our collection of popular magazines ranging from New Scientist International and Mother & Baby to Hello! and British GQ.

Access to Financial Times online. R

Business

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

Consumer Advice

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

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.

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