If you are an Argyll and Bute Library member, click on any of the links below for free access to a substantial reference library. You will need the number printed below the barcode on your Library Membership card. If you do not have a membership card, you can ask for one at your local Argyll and Bute Council library. You can also join online.
BRITANNICA ONLINE allows you access to this prestigious reference work.Encyclopaedia Britannica (For ages 18+)
|SCRAN is a charitable learning resource base with over 360,000 images, movies and sounds from museums, galleries, archives and the media.|
Please note that the following resources are not available remotely from your home computer and can only be accessed on People’s Network computers in your local library.
|Ancestry Library Edition |
An online genealogy resource including sources like censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more.
Discover a world of published academic research at your local library
To access the following resources you will need to enter the word "argyll" followed by your library card barcode number. For example: argyll123456789
Please note that argyll should be all lower case.
|Grove Music Online:|
The leading on-line resource for music research
|Grove Art Online:|
One of the most authoritative sources of information on Art
|Who's Who and Who's Who Online:|
The definitive directory of everyone who’s anyone in Britain, and beyond, today
|Oxford English Dictionary Online: |
The definitive record of the English language
|Oxford Reference Online: |
Fast access to top-quality, authoritative information on every subject - from Art to Zoology!
|Oxford Dictionary of National Biography:|
The people who shaped the history of the British Isles and beyond
|Oxford Dictionaries online|
Oxford Bibliographies online
Very Short IntroductionsThe Very Short Introductions online resource provides the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Access 10 topics free here