Information resources

Registered members of Newport Libraries have access to trusted online resources to help with personal research and homework. 

Select one of the services below and when prompted enter your reader number from your library card.  

All logins are case sensitive so remember to use a capital letter for the alpha prefix and that all 0 are zeros.

Reference 

Britannica Junior - encyclopaedia for students aged 6-10 years

Britannica Student - encyclopaedia for students aged 10-14 years

Encyclopaedia Britannica - advanced comprehensive encyclopaedia

Oxford Dictionaries - language reference from the experts

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography - people who shaped the British Isles and beyond

Oxford English Dictionary - definitive record of the English language

Oxford Reference Online - the best of the OUP reference titles

Resources for life

Go Citizen - help with passing the Life in the UK test

Law and Rights - answering legal queries in a simple way

Road to Ielts - a course for learning English as a second language

Theory Test Pro - help to pass the driving theory test 

Reading resources

Who Else Writes like? - find other authors in the same vein as your favourites

Who Next..? - who to read when you’ve finished your favourite authors

Wood of Words - reading activities and games for younger readers

Genealogy 

Available in libraries only

Ancestry Library Edition - search census data, vital records, directories, photos and more

Find My Past - trace birth records, census data and obituaries