Enjoy the benefits of library membership from the comfort of home. As a member of Orkney Library & Archive you can access a range of free online resources using your library card. These resources are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Carry out research, answer questions, search our catalogue, download audio and eBooks, and access much more.
Please note – all Oxford Online resources require you to login by typing ORKN followed by your library card number.
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BorrowBox eBooks, eAudio & eMagazines
Historic Environment Scotland online learning service
Oxford Reference Online
Practice your driving theory test
Find new authors based on your current favourites
Oxford Dictionaries Online
Oxford English Dictionary
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Oxford Research Encyclopedias
Very Short Introductions
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Authoritative research guides
Find resources and collections held by museums, archives, libraries, family and local history societies
Discover a world of published academic research.
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