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The Encyclopedia Britannica Online is a versatile and reliable information source.

Encyclopaedia Britannica

Two additional versions of the resource are also available for younger and academic learners:
Britannica (Junior Edition) Britannica (Student Edition)


Oxford Dictionaries

With its up-to-date online dictionaries, thesauruses and language reference content, Oxford Dictionaries is an extensive English language resource, offering quick search access to definitions of words, phrases, and idioms.


Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. Find the meaning, history and pronunciation of over 600,000 English words - past and present.


Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography is an illustrated collection of more than 57,000 specially written biographies of the men and women from around the world who shaped all aspects of Britain's past.


Oxford Art Online

Oxford Art Online is an authoritative resource detailing the world of art and artists. Incorporating Grove Art, as well as Benezit Dictionary of Artists, users can browse articles on a wide range of subjects, including history, styles and biographies.


Oxford Music Online

Oxford Music Online offer users the chance to explore Grove Music and many other works to discover detail on the music industry; including record labels, performers and the many different genres of music from early roots to the modern era.


Oxford Reference Online

Oxford Reference Online is a collection of reference works which includes encyclopedias, subject dictionaries and language dictionaries from the publishing stable of Oxford University Press.


World Book Web World Book Encyclopedia is offered in 3 versions; Kids, Student and Advanced. It can also be viewed in French and Spanish versions.


Tell Me More A2Z

Tell Me More delivers online language learning from the comfort of your own home. Learn from English, French, German, Spanish, Italian or Dutch.

  • How to use this resource:
  • Register and download the Auralog software - only required on first visit.
  • Each registration activates a licence which will last for a year. Please do not activate a licence if you do not wish to use the course.
  • A microphone & speakers are essential.

Theory Test Pro

The Theory Test Pro database is a very realistic online simulation of the UK's driving theory test. It contains the entire official test question bank licensed from the DSA, the people who set the tests. Log on and set up your free personal account.


Issues Online

Issues Online provides access to comprehensive information on a huge variety of topics, covering a diverse range of social, environmental and ethical issues.


Go Citizen
GoCitizen.co.uk is an online study resource for candidates preparing for the Life in the UK test or British citizenship test.

Life in Great Britain

Life in Great Britain allows you to learn, practice and revise for the British Citizenship Test.
NB. You can presently choose to use the old or new version once you have logged on.


Who's Who and Who Was Who

Who's Who & Who Was Who offers online access to over 30,000 short biographies of living notable individuals, from all walks of life and over 10,000 entries from the archives dating back to 1898.


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