Find out about other websites that the library service subscribes to and that you can access free.
Remember - to access these resources online, use one of the links below and type in your Sefton Library ticket number (where needed). If you are not already a member of Sefton Libraries, you can join online or in any Sefton Library. Here are some of our favourites:
- Your ancestors become more than a name. Search the Ancestry Library Edition website in any Sefton Library
- Where will your past take you? Search the Find My Past Library Edition website in any Sefton Library
- The British Newspaper Archive - search over 300 years of history on this digitised archive of British and Irish newspapers.
- The Sefton Directory provides comprehensive online information about a full range of opportunities and services across Sefton. This includes activities for children and young people as well as information about what’s available for adults within the local community.
- Which? online service from the famous consumer rights group with reviews and advice on a wide range of products. Please note that full access to this service is only available via computers in Sefton libraries, and login can only be provided by staff.
- An easy-to-use Oxford dictionary which includes a thesaurus, and help with grammar, spelling and punctuation. Also gives access to a users’ forum and a blog.
- Access to Research is a free database with academic articles on a wide range of subjects and these include art, architecture, business, engineering, history, languages, politics, philosophy, mathematics, and the sciences. (NB: Users can only use the publications for their own personal use, e.g., non-commercial research and private study).
- Cobra is a complete business reference advisor offering detailed information to support new and existing enterprises.