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eLearning resources

Aberdeen City Libraries supports eLearning opportunities. On this page we have provided a range of electronic resources for you to use in your personal or professional development. You can also visit our YouTube channel to watch video tutorials on our online resources and learn more about the Internet and computer access.

You can download a copy of our eLearning strategy below:

Courses at Aberdeen City Libraries

Aberdeen City Libraries support lifelong eLearning by providing a range of courses in different locations across the city. Please download our eLearning offer for more information on the courses available, or email CentralLibrary@aberdeencity.gov.uk 

Support materials

The library has created a range of support materials for customers to access themselves. You can download below our support materials to help you learn how to use the technology you need to access our electronic resources. 

Library eResources

These free eLearning resources cover a range of subjects and you can access them on your PC, laptop and tablet or on one of the public PCs at your local library.

  • Busy Things is a wonderful, quirky online educational resource made up of games and activities to make early learning fun for children aged 3-11.
  • GoCitizen is a study resource for candidates preparing for the Life in the UK or UK Citizenship tests.
  • Grid Club is a children's website offering educational resources, games and activities aimed mainly at 7-11 year olds.
  • Hoonuit is a website that provides modules and videos on Microsoft, Google and Apple software and devices.
  • Theory Test Pro allows you to try a realistic online simulation of the UK Driving Theory Test.

Other online resources

These eLearning resources are free to use and provide a great online learning experience that will provide you with a range of useful skills. Please note that these are external resources and Aberdeen City Council is not responsible for the content on these sites.

  • Barclays Digital Eagles offer guides on a range of subjects from doing your shopping online to how to use YouTube. These resources are also available in Braille, large print and audio.
  • Coursera provides free courses from world's best universities and educational institutions.
  • Learn My Way has free courses on using a computer, browsing the web, sending an email and finding work online.
  • TypingClub is a free to use web based touch typing tutorial.
  • W3Schools teaches you how to design web pages using a range of programming languages.


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