Your library card is a gateway to a whole world of e-books and online resources that come free with your library membership. You can join for free either online or by visiting your local library.

Most of these can be accessed from home, simply by logging in with the barcode on your card.

Below are the e-resources available across Dudley libraries. Visit your local library page to find out what is available there.

 

E-books

Download a fantastic range of E-Books! Full instructions available on the website.

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Audio Books

Download thousands of audio books! Full instructions available on the website.

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RB Digital Magazines

Access a range of popular magazines to read on your smartphone, tablet or computer. Full instructions available on the website.

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Cobra

The complete business reference adviser.

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Practice the Driving Theory Test

Test yourself on all aspects of the driving theory test. An essential resource for those learning to drive.

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Practice the Life in the UK Test

Practice tests for completing the UK Citizenship test.

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Who Else writes like...?

A great resource to discover new authors!

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Encyclopaedia Britannica - Libraries edition

Access the comprehensive online version of the world-famous Encyclopaedia Britannica.

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Britannica Junior 5-11 years

Special version of Encyclopaedia Britannica aimed at younger children.

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Encyclopaedia Britannica Student

Special version of the Encyclopaedia aimed at students.

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Access to research

Access a range of journals for free including the BMJ!
PLEASE NOTE: Access to research is only available from Library/Archives PC’s.

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Ancestry

Includes census returns for England, Wales, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man; civil registration indexes for England and Wales, historic BT telephone directories and more.
PLEASE NOTE: Ancestry can only be accessed from Library/Archives PC’s.

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British Newspaper Archive

Only available when using a Library/Archives PC. Explore over 200 years of history! Important: all users must register on the site. Click on the ‘register button’ at the top of the main page and enter your details to unlock access to the full site. You will also be able to save your searches and bookmark pages.

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FutureLearn

FutureLearn offers a diverse selection of free courses from leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world. These are delivered one step at a time, and are accessible on mobile, tablet and desktop, so you can fit learning around your life.

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Freegal

Freegal allows downloading and streaming of music. Log in using your library card number and PIN.

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Oxford Reference Online

Login with your library card number.

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Oxford English Dictionary

Login with your library card number.

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Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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Who's Who and Who was Who

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Very Short Introductions

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American National Biography Online

Login with your library card number.

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