Study and reference

Explore the online resources available from the library to support research

Access To Research allows users to browse thousands of academic articles on a wide variety of subjects. 
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Britannica Online (junior edition) Articles, news items, images and videos on a wide variety of topics for primary age children.  
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Britannica Online (student edition) A wide variety of articles, news items, images and videos to support young people and students.
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Encyclopedia Britannica Online offers authoritative information on a diverse range of topics. 
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Fact checking websites: a selection of fact checking websites and resources which can help you identify whether you can trust information that has been reported.
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Governance, politics and law: see information about governments and parliaments in the UK and across the world, laws, and elections voting and political parties.
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Health and wellbeing: find details of health websites, local health services, health news and research. See more information about the library's health and wellbeing services
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Issues Online provides a safe, reliable place to explore today's most important social issues. It contains hundreds of articles, infographics, videos, assignment ideas and eBooks on topics ranging from human rights and domestic violence to drugs and alcohol.
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Oxford Bibliographies offers exclusive, authoritative research guides to Victorian and British and Irish Literature. It is perfect for highlighting key topics and points which can be used for further in depth research. 
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Oxford Dictionaries offers access to up-to-date dictionaries, thesauruses and language reference content in English, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. 
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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. 
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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. 
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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.
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Oxford Research Encyclopedias offers access to a large collection of regularly updated peer-reviewed essays on a wide range of topics relating to the arts, science and social sciences. 
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Statistical information online provides official local, Scottish, UK, EU and UN statistics, as well as census information and NHS statistics. 
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University and college prospectuses: find links to online prospectuses for all Scottish colleges and universities, arranged by region. 
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Which? provides access to product reviews and consumer advice to help you make the right choice first time. Ask a member of staff to log you in at Central, Airyhall, Bridge of Don, Cults, Dyce or Kincorth Community Library.

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Who's Who and Who Was Who is an essential directory of noteworthy and influential people in every area of public life. This online resource has biographical entries spanning from 1898 to date making it an ideal resource for researching British history. 
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The National Library of Scotland provides access to a wide range of additional resources and databases including journals for further study and research. Registration Required. 
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