Access online resources

Access databases, journals, newspapers, magazines and more, online and free of charge using your membership login.

Can I access these from home?

Yes, you can access most of our online resources from any computer if you are a library member (not a member? Join!).

You can access the following within our libraries:

How do I logon from home?

  • Find the resource in our catalogue or on the website
  • From our catalogue, click 'View online' or 'Click here for full text' to get to the login screen; from our website, click on its title to get to the login screen 
  • Enter your library barcode and password (usually your phone number)
  • Click on "Log in" to open

I have logged on from home but can't proceed due to an error message. Why?

Is the eresource available from home?

There are some resources that can only be accessed from within library buildings. Find it in our catalogue for more details.

Has your library card expired?

Check with your local library.

Are you using the correct phone number or password?

Enter the number without the 03 prefix and without spaces. If you are not sure what number to use, check with your local library.

If you can't remember your password, use the 'Forgotten Your Password/PIN' link on the My Account login page.

Your library card is current, your phone number is correct but you still have problems.

Try clearing your web browser's cache. See instructions.

If you are still having problems, please contact us.