Reference Library Online

E-reading

E-reading for Children and Young People

Family History

Newspapers, journals and magazines online

E-learning (inc Driving Theory Test, Languages and more)

Library members have free access to this online reference library. The extensive range of resources below is available on computers in the library with the majority also being available from your home computer.

E-reading

Reading for pleasure and relaxing with Slough Libraries

 

Title Details Availability
Borrowbox Find a range of e-books AND e-audiobooks online. Collection growing every month. Borrow up to 6 titles for 3 weeks - no overdue fines

Access Borrowbox in library or at home

PressReader Access over 7000 current national and international newspapers and magazines online including today’s Guardian, Telegraph and Daily Mail, Vogue, Empire, Focus, Gardener’s World, Closer and thousands of others.
You can also read The Beano with your kids!
Brief guide to using PressReader app
Brief guide to using PressReader on your computer
PressReader in library or at home
RB Digital e-magazines and e-comics Access 40 popular magazines online including Marie Claire, National Geographic, Men’s Fitness and Newsweek. Plus access comic book compilations for titles including Wolverine, Xmen, Deadpool, Cable and Judge Dredd!
RB Digital e-magazines in library or at home

E-reading for Children and Young People

Don't miss out - there's e-reading titles that are great for children and young people as well! 

 

Title Details Availability
Borrowbox Some great titles for children and young people available in e-books AND e-audiobooks online. From Octonauts and My Little Pony all the way through Harry Potter,  Skulduggery Pleasant and lots more. Borrow up to 6 titles for 3 weeks - no overdue fines

Access Borrowbox in library or at home

PressReader As well as current national and international newspapers and magazines online, find titles for children in a range of languages from Kids go Gardening in English, Petit Quotidien in French and others in German, French Spanish and more! You can also read The Beano with your kids!
Brief guide to using PressReader app
Brief guide to using PressReader on your computer
PressReader in library or at home
RB Digital e-magazines and e-comics Find titles for children including National Geographic Kids, Storytime magazine, GamesMaster and more.
Plus for young people access comic book compilations for titles including My Little Pony, Spiderman and Guardians of the Galaxy! Please note some comic book titles are not suitable for children.
RB Digital e-magazines in library or at home

Family History

A wealth of information whether you want to explore the great events of the past, are tracing your own family history or just want to find out about a well-known person.

 

Title Details Availability
Ancestry Library Edition Masses of information for family history researchers, including census records, births marriages and deaths and much more. Ancestry Library Edition in library only
Find My Past A huge range of family history resources,
including the 1911 census for England and Wales.
Find my past in library only

Forces War Records

7 million historic records on British personnel involved in wars around the world from the Napoleonic wars to World War 2. Forces War Records in library only

 

Newspapers, journals and magazines online

These services offer access to the contents of lots of magazines, journals and newspapers - current and historical, local and world-wide.

 

Title Details Availability
Access to Research Read 8,400 academic journals with over 1.5 million journal articles and conference proceedings covering : Health and Biological Sciences Social Sciences and Engineering as well as Art & Architecture, Business, Environmental Science, History, Journalism, Languages, Politics, Film, Philosophy and Religion, Mathematics and Physics.

Access to Research in library only

PressReader Access over 7000 current national and international newspapers and magazines online including today’s Guardian, Telegraph and Daily Mail, Vogue, Empire, Focus, Gardener’s World, Closer and thousands of others.
New this year! You can also read The Beano with your kids!
Brief guide to using PressReader app
Brief guide to using PressReader on your computer
PressReader in library or at home
RB Digital e-magazines Access 40 popular magazines online including Marie Claire, National Geographic, Men’s Fitness and Newsweek
RB Digital e-magazines in library or at home
Which? Online Online version of the
popular consumer magazine series.
Which online
in The Curve only.
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