Online Reference

Online Reference

Here you will find links to the information resources we subscribe to, which cover a range of subjects. Please note that some of them are only accessible from a computer at your local St.Helens Library.

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Access to Research

Website: http://www.accesstoresearch.org.uk

Access to a range of online academic research.

Features:

  • Search a database of over 1.5 million academic articles
  • Topics including: architecture, business, engineering, history, languages.
  • mathematics, philosophy, politics and the sciences.

How do I log in?:

You will need to be using a library computer to get full use of this service. Follow the above link and you will be logged in automatically.

 

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Find My Past

Website: http://www.findmypast.co.uk

Discover your family history with Find My Past.

Features:

  • Search and browse historical records
  • Create your family tree
  • Access special collections from local record offices and archives
  • Find advice on how to start researching your family history

How do I log in?:

You will need to be using a library computer to get full use of this service. Follow the above link and you will be logged in automatically.

Following the lifting of restrictions and our libraries reopening to the public, Findmypast has taken the decision to bring the remote access offering to an end from 1st September 2021. From this date you will need to be using a library computer to get full use of this service.

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Issues Online

Website: http://www.issuesonline.co.uk/dashboard

Issues Online is a homework resource for students to help gain a better understanding of the world and the issues which affect our lives.

How do I log in?:

You will need a library card number to access this service. Follow the link and and enter your card number in the “Public Library – Barcode” section.