Online Reference Library

Online Reference Library

We provide a range of electronic reference resources for you to use at home or at our library computers. If you’re using a library computer, just click on titles to access them. To access them from home, log in to your library account with your library card number and PIN.

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A highly realistic online simulation of the UK’s driving theory tests, for all vehicle categories. It contains all the official test questions licensed from the DSA. You need to ‘sign up’ to use Theory Test Pro, and provide your email address.

Click here to use Theory Test Pro.

An online study resource for candidates preparing for the Life in the UK test or British citizenship test. It includes an online version of the latest official study materials licensed from the Home Office, and hundreds of practice test questions. You need to ‘sign up’ to use Go Citizen, and provide your email address.

Click here to use Go Citizen.

The British Way of Life is a program to help all asylum seekers, refugees and migrants in getting used to British Life as quickly as possible. It covers many essential topics and subjects, with links to government, NHS and other useful websites to find out invaluable information to succeed in “The British Way of Life”

Click here to use The British Way Of Life.

Discover a world of published academic research at your local library. The Access to Research site has over 1.5 million academic articles which are available free of charge.

Note: You can access Access to Research from any library in Peterborough, but not from home.

Click here to use Access to Research.

I’ve read all the books by my favourite authors. Who shall I read next?’ Here’s how you find the answer…

Click here to use Who Else Writes Like?

Lists the names of hundreds of children’s fiction writers. Each name suggests other authors who write in a similar way. The idea is that you look up one of your favourite children’s authors, then try reading a book by one of the other authors suggested underneath.

Click here to use Who Next?

Find census, birth, marriage, and death records, and trace your family’s history and roots.

Note: You can access Ancestry.com from any library in Peterborough, but not from home.

Click here to use Ancestry.

 

An online study resource for candidates preparing for IELTS which assesses all of their English skills – reading, writing, listening and speaking. The qualification is accepted by over 7,000 organisations worldwide, including schools, universities, employers, immigration authorities and professional bodies.

Click here to use Road to IELTS

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