Access a vast online reference library containing over 212 titles on a variety of topics including science, history and the arts. It combines in-depth content offered by titles in the acclaimed Oxford Companions series with authoritative, quick-reference coverage of the full subject range.

The Oxford DNB contains over 60,000 biographies, 11,000 portraits of significant, influential or notorious figures who shaped British history of people who shaped the history of the British Isles and beyond. Dating  from the earliest times to the present.


This is the online version of the famous encyclopaedia. With a world atlas, timelines, comparative country data, international news feeds, and much more. There are sections for students and children.


Credo is a giant online reference library that provides you with access to a selection of 504 reference books.It includes encyclopaedias, dictionaries, thesauri and books of quotations, not to mention a range of subject-specific titles covering everything from art to accountancy and literature to law.