Online resources

To access these free resources you may need your library account number and PIN.

You can join the library if you are not a member, or reset your PIN on your library account.

Access to Research

Access to published academic research from libraries in the UK. Subjects include: sciences, art, architecture, business, engineering, languages, politics, philosophy, mathematics and more.

Available from library computers only.

Ancestry Library

Information for family history researchers, including census records, births, marriages and deaths, military records and more.

Ancestry Library can be accessed from home until 31 December 2021. From 1 January 2022, it will be available from library computers only.


Read or listen to eBooks or eAudiobooks using the dedicated BorrowBox app.

Encyclopedia Britannica

One of the world's best known encyclopedias, Britannica is available in three different versions to suit all age groups.

Herefordshire History

View archive images, historic newspapers and other local resources illustrating the history of Herefordshire.

Issues Online

Issues Online provides a wide range of information on key issues like animal testing and climate change.

Oxford University Press

Free access to the following Oxford University Press resources.

You will need to login by typing HERE followed by your library account number. For example HERE12345678.


Read or listen to digital editions of the world's most popular newspaper and magazines online or by using the dedicated PressReader app.

Theory Test Pro

Theory Test Pro is a highly realistic online simulation of the UK's driving theory test. It contains the official practice test question bank, hazard perception video clips and an online version of the Highway Code.

The Times Digital Archive

The Times Digital Archive provides access to a fully searchable digital collection of the Times newspaper from 1785-1985.

Who's Who and Who Was Who

Who's Who and Who Was Who contains biographical information on over 100,000 prominent people from the 19th century to the present day.

You will need to login by typing HERE followed by your library account number. For example HERE12345678.