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 link and you will be logged in automatically.

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Ancestry

Website: http://www.ancestrylibrary.com

Research your family history with Ancestry Online.

Features:

  • Search and browse historical records
  • Create your family tree
  • View tips and tutorials to get you started

How do I log in?:

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

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Issues Online

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

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World Book Online

Website: https://www.worldbookonline.com

World Book Online is a homework resource and encyclopedia that can be accessed from within the library.

Features:

  • Listen to stories, play interactive games and watch videos
  • Visit Activity Corner and test what you have learned in the classroom
  • Read a wide selection of ebooks on your favourite topics

How do I log in?:

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

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