Search for your ancestors on the library edition of Ancestry.com.
All the UK censuses from 1841 to 1901, plus births, marriages and deaths.
This search facility is only available in Merton's libraries.
This unique online edition provides the perfect resource for the future of Shakespeare studies. The New Oxford Shakespeare Online comprises the Modern Critical Edition (with modern spelling), the Critical Reference Edition (with original spelling), and the Authorship Companion.
- Modern spelling for reading and study
- A complete Shakespeare for students and teachers
- Annotated with performance points and explanatory notes
- Timelines and compilations of historical and modern critical responses
To access dictionaries, encyclopaedias, news archives and other online resources, log in first, then use the search boxes and links on this page.
These are available from any computer with Internet access, but you may have to enter your library card number and PIN when prompted. If you are not yet a member you can join online now.
Britannica is the world famous encyclopaedia which includes a world atlas, timelines, comparative country data, international news feeds, and much more.
Divided into three easy to use levels: Junior for ages 5-11, Student for ages 12-18 and Adult.
Britannica frequently put the “spotlight” which includes quizes and activities on a calendar event or a particular subject at specific times of the year. Access the "Britannica Spotlights" via the 'Reseach and Tools' tab on the Britannica pages.
The online library consists of over 550 interactive stories and activities with voice overs, animations, quizzes, games and more for children aged 4 - 12+ years. Access Ziptales on all devices, iPads, Android tablets, computers and even mobile phones, either at your local library or at home.
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