Contact

Mail :
cyberLibrary
Central Library
Drake Circus
Plymouth
PL4 8AL
Phone :
01752 306796
Email :
cyberlibrary@plymouth.gov.uk

Link to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography website

Oxford English Dictionary

Link to Oxford Reference

Link to more online services

Cornwall Libraries: Reference Online

Your Cornwall library card or key card gives you access to the following:

Not a member? Visit Cornwall Libraries website to find out more.


Ancestry Library Edition (in library use only)

The leading online resource for family history research.


British Standards Online

Online access to British Standards. You will need login to your Cornwall library account with your library card.


Britannica Quest

More than one million images from over 40 of the best collections in the world. All images are rights-cleared for non-commercial, educational use.


CANS Advice Notes (access in your library or from home using your library card)

Online publication for accurate and up-to-date legal information.


Encyclopaedia Britannica (access in your library or from home using your library card)

Online version of the Encyclopaedia Britannica. Includes Britannica Student for ages twelve to eighteen and Britannica Junior for the under elevens.


EXODUS (access in your library or from home using your library card)

EXODUS is a comprehensive and easy to use database of international careers information. It provides an all in one gateway to opportunities around the world, including information about gap years, studying, working, volunteering and living in countries worldwide. It also provides direct access to websites of relevant and useful organisations, for example, embassies, gap year organisations.

Exodus is funded by Cornwall Council - Cornwall's Europe Direct Information Centre


Eisodos (access in your library or from home using your library card)

This resource contains information for refugees, asylum seekers and EU migrants, as well as for people working with incomers to the UK. The information is divided in to three main sections:

  • Background: Aimed at those working in an advisory capacity with migrants
  • Asylum seekers and refugees: Aimed those seeking or who have been granted asylum in the UK.
  • EU Migrants: Information targeted at incomers to the UK from the EU. The information for the migrant groups is displayed in English and can be printed out in 23 different languages - 11 EU languages and 12 for refugees and asylum seekers.

Eisodos is funded by Cornwall Council - Cornwall's Europe Direct Information Centre


The Guardian/Observer Archive (access in your library or from home using your library card)

Full text access to the Guardian and Observer newspapers from 1791 to 2003.


Link for Life in Great Britain (access in your library or from home using your library card)

Learn, practice and revise for the British Citizenship Test.


Naxos Music Library (access in your library or from home using your library card)

Online classical music collection.


Newsbank Newspapers

(access in your library or from home using your library card)

Full text articles from a range of local, national and international newspapers.


Oxford Art Online (access in your library or from home using your library card)

Online resource covering all aspects of visual arts worldwide from prehistory to the present day.


Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (access in your library or from home using your library card)

Over 55,000 biographies of notable Britons.


Oxford English Dictionary (access in your library or from home using your library card)

Online access to the most authoritative and comprehensive dictionary of English in the world.


Oxford Music Online (access in your library or from home using your library card)

Online access to the ultimate authority on all aspects of music.


Oxford Reference Online (access in your library or from home using your library card)

Fast access to top-quality, authoritative information on every subject - from Art to Zoology.


Theory Test Pro (access in your library or from home using your library card)

Theory Test Pro is an online simulation of the UK's driving theory test. It contains the entire official test question bank licensed from the DSA and Hazard Perception test video clips.

The first time you visit the site you will need to sign up with your name, email address and library card number.


Times Digital Archive (access in your library or from home using your library card)

The complete digital edition of The Times (London) from 1785 to 1985

and

19th Century British Newspapers (access in your library or from home using your library card)

19th Century British Library Newspapers contains full runs of 48 influential national and regional newspapers representing different political and cultural segments of the 19th century British society.


Who's Who (access in your library or from home using your library card)

The essential directory of the noteworthy and influential in all walks of life, in the UK and worldwide. Includes Who Was Who.

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