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This rich and hugely exciting on-line resource, packed with the nation’s published memory and historical detail over the last 300 years, is now free to access at the East Riding Archives, Treasure House and any East Riding Library. With this additional resource anyone can access and search through millions of digital newspaper articles from local and regional papers dating back to 1700.  

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Britannca Online for Juniors designed for students aged 5 - 11.

Britannica Student

Britannica Online for Students designed for students aged 12 - 18.

Britannica Online for Adults designed for Adults  aged 18+.

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This part of the library catalogue supports our Learning Offer and Information Offer. East Riding of Yorkshire library members can enjoy the benefits of free access to up to date and reliable information from some of the world's most trusted resources.

You can access nearly all of these resources when libraries are closed from home or when you are on the move.

Public librarians have brought together some of their preferred and trusted websites for health and wellbeing, money, benefits, work and more to help you find the information or services that you need.

The Information4living - East Riding of Yorkshire website links directly to local information in the region as well as key national sources.

Savings rates are at an all-time low. Take control of your money and you can earn substantially more from it – even in these testing times. 

Which? have created this new guide to show you how to take a different approach to saving. Whether it means locking up your cash for longer, taking the plunge into investments or switching providers to take advantage of the best deals.

Click the image above or here to download your free printable guide.

Which? Full free access to the Which? website is only available within East Riding libraries. Just speak to any member of staff and they will log you in. 

The Ancestry library edition website provides information on researching your family tree, Census Records, pictures, Birth, Marriage and Death records, and much more.

Full free access to Ancestry library edition is only available within East Riding Libraries.

Trace your ancestry and build a family tree by researching extensive birth records, census data, obituaries and more with findmypast
Click here to open a printable document on How to Search the Yorkshire Collection 

The best place to find government services and information.

Simpler, clearer, faster

NHS Choices. Health and Social Care Information helping to put you in charge of your healthcare.

Local Government Ombudsman. The final stage for complaints about councils and some other organisations providing local public services.

Ombudsman Association. Promoting independent complaint resolution. The official home of UK Legislation from 1267 to the present day.

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Access to Research. Free access to a wide range of academic articles and research. Access to Research is only available from within East Riding Libraries.

Newspapers Newspapers


The ProQuest UK Newsstand website is an up to date national newspaper database allowing you to access local and national news.

National Careers Service. Help to choose or change career. Skills tests, course search, job search advice. Personalised help from careers advisers.

The Apprenticeship Guide.Choose an apprenticeship, find an employer and contact a learning provider. Start browsking here and you'll soon be on your way.

Citizens advice. How can we help?

The Information Commissioner's Office. The UK’s independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals.