Digital library

7. School, homework and study

World Book Online for Kids (external link)

  • Facts and information for 6-10 year olds
  • Thousands of easy-to-read articles packed with illustrations, videos, interactive maps, comparison tools, and a wealth of engaging games and activities.

World Book Student (external link)

  • For students in secondary schools and 6th form college
  • All the articles from the print versions of the World Book Encyclopaedia plus extra articles, multi-media and learning resources

Credo Reference (external link)

  • 1100 reference and non-fiction eBooks on a huge range of subjects that you can search and read online
  • Includes the Britannica Concise Encyclopaedia and also a range of Dorling Kindersley's stunning DK Eyewitness series
  • Share, print and save excerpts

NewsBank (external link)

  • UK and world newspaper articles published in the last 5 to 25 years sorted by topic
  • All the major world and national daily papers are included as well as many local and regional ones.

Learning Place (external link)

  • Websites chosen and validated by library staff to help in your learning and fit in with the National Curriculum
  • Endorsed by the Lancashire Grid for Learning and teachers throughout Lancashire
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