Online resource list

This is an A-Z list by title of the online databases made available by London public libraries. The list includes both remote-access and in-library resources – for the latter you will need to visit the library and use computers there.

To use the remote-access resources, you will need to be a member of the providing library, and to have your library membership card number and password handy.

[Remote access available unless indicated]

192.com

17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers

19th Century British Library Newspapers

Access to Research

ALF

Ancestry (library edition)

Art Abstracts/Art Full Text

Art Sales Index

Artists Newsletter Information Company Service

BDS Lite

Benezit Dictionary of Artisits (Oxford Art Online)

Berg Fashion Library

Bookseller

BRAD

Britannica Online

British Film Institute Screen Online Archive

British Standards

  • There are currently no London public libraries subscribing to British Standards online.

Business UK

Byki Language Learning System

CANS Advice Notes

Chadwyck-Healy History Study Centre

Chadwyck-Healey Literature Collection

Church Times 1863-1889; 1939-1945; 2000+ (UK Press Online)

COBRA (COmpleteBusiness Reference Advisor)

Company Intelligence (Morningstar)

Contemporary Authors

Contemporary Literary Criticism

Credo Reference Online

Credo Student

Daily Express Archive 1900+ (UK Press Online)

Daily Mirror Archive 1903+ (UK Press Online)

Daily Star Archive 2000+ (UK Press Online)

Daily Star Sunday Archive 2002+ (UK Press Online)

Daily Worker 1930-1945 (UK Press Online)

Datamonitor 360 – see Marketline Advantage

Design and Applied Arts Index

Dictionary of Literary Biography

Driving Theory Test Pro

E-Books

E-Audio Books

Economist Historical Archive 1843-2009

Economist Intelligence Unit

Encyclopedia Judaica

Encyclopedia of Evolution (Oxford Digital Reference Shelf)

Encyclopedia of Global Change (Oxford Digital Reference Shelf)

Encyclopedia of Popular Music (Oxford Digital Reference Shelf)

Encyclopedia of Rhetoric (Oxford Digital Reference Shelf)

Encyclopedia of Social Work (Oxford Digital Reference Shelf)

Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment (Oxford Digital Reference Shelf)

Euromoney

Euromonitor Global Market Information Database – see Passport GMID (Euromonitor)

Experian B2B Researcher

  • Westminster (in Westminster Reference Library, Paddington Library, Church Street Library and Pimlico Library only)

Fame

Family Health

Financial Times Historical Archive 1888-2009

Find My Past

First Steps on Your Computer

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Global Trade Tracker

Go Citizen

Grantfinder

  • Westminster (in Westminster Reference Library, Paddington Library, Church Street Library and Pimlico Library only)

Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture (Oxford Digital Reference Shelf)

Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts (Oxford Digital Reference Shelf)

Guardian and Observer Historical Newspapers

HR Managers (AP Information)

Illustrated London News Historical Archive 1842-2003

Infotrac Custom Journals Online

Infotrac Custom Newspapers Online

Integrated Tarriff

International Encyclopedia of Dance (Oxford Digital Reference Shelf)

International Encyclopedia of Linguistics (Oxford Digital Reference Shelf)

International Index to Music Periodicals

International Index to Performing Arts

Issues Online

John Johnson Collection

Justcite Legal Advice

Justis

Key Note

  • Bromley (in libraries only)
  • City of London (in City Business Library only)
  • Croydon (in libraries only)
  • Haringey (in libraries only)
  • Westminster (in Westminster Reference Library, Paddington Library, Church Street Library and Pimlico Library only)

Kingston Museum Online Resources

KnowUK

Kompass

Lancet

Learning Nexus

Lexis Library

Lexis Nexis

Library PressDisplay

Life in Great Britain Practice Tests

London Review of Books

MarketLine Advantage (Informa)

Marketing Managers (AP Information)

Metal Bulletin

Mint Global

Mint UK

Mintel

Morning Star 2000+ (UK Press Online)

Music and Performing Arts Online

Music Reference Online

Naxos Music Library

Naxos Spoken Word Library

Naxos Video Library

New African

Newsbank

Newsplan London and the South-East

Newsplan West Midlands

Newsweek

Oneclick

Oxford Art Online

Oxford Biblical Studies Online

Oxford Classical Dictionary (Oxford Digital Reference Shelf)

Oxford Companion to the Book (Oxford Digital Reference Shelf)

Oxford Companion to World Exploration (Oxford Digital Reference Shelf)

Oxford Dictionaries Pro

Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium (Oxford Digital Reference Shelf)

Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church (Oxford Digital Reference Shelf)

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature (Oxford Digital Reference Shelf)

Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt (Oxford Digital Reference Shelf)

Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature (Oxford Digital Reference Shelf)

Oxford Encyclopedia of Children’s Literature (Oxford Digital Reference Shelf)

Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History (Oxford Digital Reference Shelf)

Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (Oxford Digital Reference Shelf)

Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in America (Oxford Digital Reference Shelf)

Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History  (Oxford Digital Reference Shelf)

Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures (Oxford Digital Reference Shelf)

Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World (Oxford Digital Reference Shelf)

Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation (Oxford Digital Reference Shelf)

Oxford Encyclopedia of the Renaissance (Oxford Digital Reference Shelf)

Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance (Oxford Digital Reference Shelf)

Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History (Oxford Digital Reference Shelf)

Oxford English Dictionary Online

Oxford Islamic Studies Online

Oxford Language Dictionaries Online

Oxford Music Online

Oxford Reference Online

Passport (Euromonitor)

Picture Post Historical Archive

Public Library Online

Safari Tech Books Online

Sequels Online

South Eastern Gazette 1852-1912 (UK Press Online)

Spectator Plus

Sunday Express Archive 2000+ (UK Press Online)

Times Digital Archive

Times Literary Supplement 1902-1989

Transparent Languages Online

UK Newsstand

UK Press Online: World War 2 (Comprised of wartime editions of the Daily Mirror, Daily Express, Fascist Week, Action!, Blackshirt, Yorkshire Post and Daily Worker)

UK Press Online. See Church Times; Daily Express Archive;Daily Mirror Archive ; Daily Star Archive; Daily Star Sunday Archive; Daily Worker; Morning Star; South Eastern Gazette; Sunday Express Archive; Watchman

Watchman 1835-1884 (UK Press Online)

Westlaw

Which? Local

Which? Online

Who Else Writes Like…?

Who’s Who and Who Was Who

  1. Anonymous
    January 16, 2013 at 10:50 pm

    Ancestry UK is also available at The National Archives at Kew (Richmond, Surrey). Either take your own computer/smartphone or use the ones provided.

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