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Advice Link Partnership Sutton Advice Link Partnership Sutton

Advice Link Partnership Sutton 

We are three organisations providing information and advice to people who live or work in the London Borough of Sutton.

  • Citizens Advice Sutton

  • Sutton Carers Centre

  • Age UK Sutton 

 

We provide free, confidential, independent and impartial advice on issues such as welfare benefits, debt, housing, employment and social care issues.

 

ALPS

The Money Advice Service and information4living The Money Advice Service and information4living

The Money Advice Service offers free and impartial money advice, set up by government.

information4living - this website offers a postcode searchable database of national and local links to information in life essential areas (Benefits, Business, Health, Jobs, Money, Your Rights)

How do I access Online Information Resources? How do I access Online Information Resources?

Browse through Sutton Online Resources, available 24/7 from your computer, smartphone or tablet. You can access most of these online resources at home. You will need your library card number. If you are not a member of the library you can join online.

New In - Access to Research & Pressreader New In - Access to Research & Pressreader

Access to Research       

Discover a world of academic research at your local library.
 

  • Free access to over 10 million academic articles
  • Get in-depth information on topics including: art, architecture, business, engineering, history, mathematics and the sciences.
  • Ideal for researchers and students

Library access only - available to use for free at all Sutton Libraries.

 

Pressreader logo

Read newspapers anytime, anywhere on any device.

  • Install the Pressreader IOS or Android app from your app store or visit pressreader.com using any browser.
  • Sign in - select the yellow library card, find your library & enter your library card number.
  • A pop up & green coffee cup confirms you can now read newspapers online or download to read offline for 3 days on your device.
  • At the end of 3 days, simply sign in again with your library card number to reactivate your complimentary access for another 3 days. Reactivate as many times as you wish.
Citizenship Test, Driving Theory Test and Universal Skills Citizenship Test, Driving Theory Test and Universal Skills

Life in the UK

Life in the United Kingdom course and study guide

Driving theory test

Online simulation of the UK driving test              

Provides all the necessary information and step by step guides with the Universal Credit sign up process. It explains which personal details are required before signing up so that users are properly prepared.
Also contains step by step guides for all of the Universal Jobmatch processes as well as CV and Covering letter templates.

Online Courses Online Courses

Learning English online course 
Available to use for free at all Sutton Libraries and from home.

IELTS

Road to IELTS is a comprehensive 100% online preparation course designed by British Council IELTS experts. The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) measures the language proficiency of people who want to study or work where English is used as a language of communication.

It uses a nine-band scale to clearly identify levels of proficiency, from non-user (band score 1) through to expert (band score 9).

  • Covers Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking

  • Practise with over 300 interactive activities

  • 17 tutorial videos by British Council experts

  • Mock papers for Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing

  • Instant feedback in exercises

NB: You will need Adobe Flash Player to run this course.

Databases Databases
Oxford dictionaries
Oxford dictionary of national biography
Oxford English dictionary
Who's who and who was who
Oxford Reference
Newspapers & Magazines Newspapers & Magazines

The Times digital archive

The Times newspaper from 1785 - 1985 -
accessed via the Gale Cengage Learning website

Zinio eMagazines

Free digital magazines from your library. Available 24/7.

Museums and Heritage Service Resources Museums and Heritage Service Resources
Family & Local History Online Resources Family & Local History Online Resources

Ancestry

Library access only - available to use 
for free at all Sutton Libraries

find my past

Library access only - available to use 
for free at all Sutton Libraries

Which? online Which? online

Which online

The Which? Magazine is available as an online resource from Sutton Libraries.  Please visit your local library as this resource can only be accessed from within Sutton Libraries.

Which? is an independent charity, focused on providing unbiased consumer advice. Products such as televisions, fridges and mobile phones are tested and rated. Which? Online is available in all our libraries, just ask a member of staff to log you on.