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Catalogue of eBooks and audiobooks available to borrow by library members
Library members can download eBooks and audiobooks to their computers or mobile devices. Visit our eBooks catalogue for currently available titles.
Discover a world of published academic research at your local library. Access to Research gives free, walk-in access to over 15million academic articles in participating public libraries across the UK. You can view which articles and journals are available from home then visit Kirkwall or Stromness Libraries to view the full text.
Know UK - the ultimate online library of UK information

The ultimate online library of UK information.

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Theory Test Pro A realistic online simulation of the UK driving theory tests for all vehicle categories.
GoCitizen.co.uk An online study resource for anyone preparing for the Life in the UK or British citizenship tests.
Oxford Endlish Dictionary If accessing from home please enter ORKN followed by your library card number.
Link to Oxford Reference Online If accessing from home please enter ORKN followed by your library card number.
Link to the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography If accessing from home please enter ORKN followed by your library card number.
Oxford Dictionaries - Language matters If accessing from home please enter ORKN followed by your library card number.
External link to Oxford Bibliographies website Exclusive, authoritative research guides provide a pathway through the key scholarship on a topic, offering a trustworthy starting point for research. If accessing from home please enter ORKN followed by your library card number.
External link to Oxford University Press Very Short Introductions website Very short introductions to a number of topics. Brilliant, sharp, inspiring. If accessing from home please enter ORKN followed by your library card number.
Who Else Writes Like...? website link Helps fiction readers find new authors.
Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network Over 360,000 images, movies and sounds from museums, galleries, archives and the media.
Link to Which? website. Username and password required. The reviews can only be accessed from library premises. Please ask a member of staff for assistance

 

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