The Library Service subscribes to a number of online information resources which we offer you free to access both at home and in the library. 

Library only Resources: Ancestry and Access to Research 

Driving Theory Test Pro Driving Theory Test Pro

Theory Test Pro 

Click here to access Theory Test Pro


If you are learning to drive a car or a bike, Theory Test Pro is a highly realistic online simlulation of the UK's driving theory test. It contains the entire official test question bank, hazard perception video clips and an online version of the Highway Code.

All this material is licensed from the Driving Standards Agency (DSA,) the people who sets the test. It's free to try, so sign up now and find out how to pass your test on your first attempt. (This is linked to your library card and you need to register a username and password.)

Oxford online Oxford online

For card valiadtion use the following link to access the OED with your library card.
Also available Oxford Dictionaries Pro

We also have a availble a wider Oxford collection

 Oxford Reference Online Premium Collection


Search Oxford online Search Oxford online

If the system asks you to sign in to access Oxford Reference material please type your card number without the KTP.

The search boxes will currently take you to the site, but not bring back search results directly unless you have previously logged in. 

Oxford Art Online (formerly Grove Art Online) - find information on artists and art movements world wide from prehistory to the present day



Search Oxford Art Online


Oxford Music Online - this up-to-date major encyclopaedia offers information on music and musicians through the ages




Search Oxford Music Online


Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Search Oxford DNB


The Oxford DNB contains 50,000 biographies of people who shaped the history of the British Isles and beyond, from the earliest times to the year 2004.

Who was born in Kingston?
Find out with Oxford DNB
Accessing the Online Resources Accessing the Online Resources

From a library computer simply follow the links from this Online Resources page. You do not need to use the Arena login on the right handside of this page.