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Art

Oxford Art Online

For aspects of visual arts worldwide.

 

Business

 

COBRA

The Complete Business Reference Advisor

A business information encyclopaedia with easy to understand and easy to access factsheets and guides. For anyone starting a business, researching a business idea or writing a business plan.

 

Computer Course

 

 

First Steps on your Computer

Develop your basic IT skills, from using the mouse, to exploring your computer and the Internet.

 

Dictionaries

 

Oxford Dictionaries Online

Need help with your writing skills?

Discover definitions and practical advice on grammar, spelling and usage.

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Oxford English Dictionary Online

Meaning, history and pronunciation of over 500,000 words.
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Oxford Reference Online

Dictionaries, maps, timelines and an encyclopedia.
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Driving Theory Test

 

Theory Test Pro

Practise your driving theory test online.

Encyclopedias

Credo Reference

The Idea Store reference library brought to life with animations, video and sound clips, fine art images, talking dictionaries and more! 

 

Britannica Online Junior

Encyclopedia for ages 5 - 11

 

 

Encyclopedia for ages 12 - 18

 

 

Britannica Online

Encyclopedia for ages 18 plus

 

 

Oxford Reference Online

Dictionaries, maps, timelines and an encyclopedia.
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Family History

 

Ancestry Library Edition

Researching your family tree?
Discover genealogy, family trees and family history records online.

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History

 

The John Johnson Collection

An Archive of Printed Ephemera from the eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

 

The Times Digital Archive

The complete digital edition of The Times [London] from 1785 to 1985

 

Languages

 

Oxford Language Dictionaries Online - French, German, Italian and Spanish

Searchable bi-lingual dictionaries with language tools and resources.

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Life in the UK

 

GoCitizen

Everything you need to prepare for the Life in the UK Test.

 

Life in Great Britain

Prepare for the Life in the UK Test with practice and revision questions and answers.

 

Music

 

Oxford Music Online

The world's premier authority on all aspects of music.
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Freegal

Download music free and legally with your Idea Store card and Freegal! Discover easy access to millions of songs, including Sony Music's catalogue of legendary artists and music from 28,000 labels, with music originating from over 80 countries.

 

Newspaper and Journals

 

Access to Research

Discover a world of published academic research with Idea Store and Access to Research . Over 1.5 million academic articles are available through a unique collaboration between librarians and publishers, who have made their journal content available free of charge.
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Press Display

Enjoy access to over 2,000 titles from 100 countries in 60 languages, via an Idea Store computer, your own mobile device or remotely from home or work.

Zinio Magazines

ZINIO Magazines

Read online or download a selection of magazines with the Idea Store Online Magazine Service. See the exact same material you get in print, plus some issues include features like video, audio and live links. As the magazine issues are not loaned out, they are always available at any time.

 

People

 

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

50,000 biographies of people who shaped history.
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Who's Who & Who Was Who

Noteworthy and influential people from all walks of life, in the UK and Worldwide from 1898 onwards.

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