Access to Research - more than 1.5million academic articles from over 8,400 scholarly journals. Ideal for students and researchers. Topics include science, health, business, engineering, politics, art, history... Free access to a wealth of high quality, high level information. Available on computers in the library.

Ancestry Online

Ancestry is the worlds largest online collection of family history records and resources, including the UK and Ireland Census collection and the England and Wales Civil Registration Index 1837 - present. It is available free of charge in all Telford and Wrekin libraries. Use the link on your library computer desktop.

Britannica Library

Britannica Junior (Age Group 5 to 10)

Britannica Student (Age Group 10 to 14)

Britannica Adult (Age Group 14 and Up)

Britannica Online - search the online version of this excellent multi-volume encyclopedia. Britannica is now available in age-specific versions, Britannica Junior (5-11 years), Britannica Student (12-18 years) and Encyclopaedia Britannica (ages 18 and up). Just click on one of the images above.

Britannica Spotlights - information on key homework themes and seasonal topics for primary aged children. Facts and links plus quizzes, puzzles and colouring-ins in the Activity Centre.

Britannica Study Guide - a collection of activities aimed at students of secondary age and older to help with essay-writing skills as well as some fun puzzles.


Theory Test Pro contains the entire Driving Standards Agency official test questions in the same format as the official test. It also includes the online version of the Highway Code and a Hazard Perception simulator.