Online reference collections

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Borrow fiction and non-fiction from a wide range of E-books and audiobooks

If you are an Argyll and Bute Library member, click on any of the links below for free access to a substantial e-resources through the Live Argyll reference library. You will need the number printed below the barcode on your Library Membership card to access these resources.

If you don't have a membership card, you can join online or ask for one at your local Live Argyll library.

Please note that as of 1st April 2018 access to Encyclopaedia Britannica, Naxos and all Oxford titles will be discontinued.


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.
Ancestory Library EditionAncestry 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.

 Access to Research

Access to Research

Discover a world of published academic research at your local library


 SCRAN is a charitable learning resource base with over 360,000 images, movies and sounds from museums, galleries, archives and the media.