Beyond Google’ s reach: ten web sites only library members can see

A round up of 10 of the best sites accessible only thanks to your library card:

Tales of One City

wifi ladyWhether it’s history, literature, art, music, business or science – if you’re serious about learning you’ll know that there are corners of the internet Google can’t reach.That’s where we come in. Your library card gives you free access to dozens of web sites that are otherwise out of reach. Here are ten of the best:

International Newsstand – a sophisticated archive of the world’s press.

Access to Research– Free online access to 1.5 million academic and research journal articles.

Ancestry – you can pay for this if you like, but why bother when you can use it for free at the library?

Cobra– thousands of detailed and up-to-date fact sheets on setting up and running a business or other type of organisation. Invaluable.

Oxford English Dictionary – does so much more than any other dictionary.

Scotsman Digital Archive – Every page of every issue of the paper published…

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