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Online reference resources

Did you know that we have a wide variety of free online reference and information resources are available in your local library and, online all of which can be can be accessed free of charge.! All you need is your library membership number and PIN. Not a member, not a problem just pop down to local branch with proof of ID and a member of staff will get you online straight away. Can’t find what you need online then don’t forget we still have a wealth of information available in our reference collection which you can access at any time in our libraries.

Information resources you can access from anywhere with your library membership number and pin!


Theory Test Pro

Theory Test Pro available at your local libraryLearning to drive? Theory Test Pro is a highly realistic online simulation of the UK’s driving theory test. It contains the entire official test question bank, hazard perception video clips and an online version of the Highway Code. All this material is licensed from the Driving Standards Agency (DSA), the people who set the tests. Click here to visit site.


Some of our information resources can only be used on the computers in the Library. These include:



which?Use their impartial product reviews and money saving advice to help you make the right decisions. Accessible via public PCs in our libraries.



Access to Research

Access To ResearchDiscover a world of published academic research at your local library, ideal for small businesses, researchers and students. Free access is now available to over 10 million academic articles providing in-depth information on topics including Art, Architecture, Business, Engineering, History, Languages, Politics, Philosophy, Mathematics and the Sciences. Accessible via public PCs in our libraries.


Discover your family history and build a family tree with the world’s largest genealogy website. Search birth records, census data, obituaries and more! Accessible via public PCs in our libraries.



BFI Replay

60 years of television history digitised and preserved for the public in libraries across the UK




The following resources can only be accessed via our public PCs based in Huyton Library and you will also require a library membership number. Please speak to a member of staff for more information.



Complete business reference advisor.

Search Cobra to explore business sectors, find business support and trade legally.




World leading market intelligence agency.

Expert analysis of quality data and market research.





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