Posted: Friday 31st August 2018
Great! It’s back to school, college and university!
After the summer break it can be really difficult to remember how to look things up and even the smallest project can seem impossible if you don’t know where to look for information.
Try the Online Reference Library for free to help you with your research
Britannica Online combines the world renowned content of the Encyclopaedia Britannica with the speed and convenience of the internet.
There are hundreds and thousands of articles, biographies, videos, images, and web sites. The online edition is available at different reading levels, each with its own user-friendly interface.
- Britannica Junior (5 to 11 years) - A special version of the famous encyclopaedia for the young. Perfect for homework!
- Britannica Student (12 to 18 years) - A simplified version appropriate for the developing student. Great for assignments!
- Encyclopaedia Britannica (18+ years) - The full version of the encyclopaedia, with enhanced online features
Credo Reference is another free resource which has hundreds of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 200,000+ images and audio files covering hundreds of subjects to help your research.
The Online Reference Library has lots more for all students including lifelong learners and all for free! All of these resources are available on your tablet, phone or on a library PC - just go to www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/orlib and use your borrower card number to log in.