Online reference library

Being a member of the library gives you access to more than 50 online subscriptions free of charge. When you follow the links below you will be asked for your library card number. For licensing reasons, some of our resources are not available remotely and can only be accessed on computers in particular libraries, therefore no link is given. Ask your local library for more details.

Choose one of the categories or browse the full A-Z list below.

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  • Access to Research (to read the full document, you will need to visit the library in person)
  • Ancestry Library Edition (only available in libraries, no remote access)
  • Artemis Literary Sources - cross-search the following
    • Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online
    • Literature Criticism Online
    • Literature Resource Center - LRC
    • LitFinder
    • Something About the Author Online
    • Twayne's authors
    • Scribner's writers

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  • Cambridge Histories Online - remote access requires a login and password. Ask at your local library on your next visit or call Ask a Kent Librarian on 03000 41 64 38 and give your library card number.
  • COBRA - remote access is restricted to 12 Business Information Briefings, 12 Business Opportunities Profiles, and 6 UK Market Synopsis a year. Access is unlimited in libraries.
  • Credo Reference

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  • Find My Past - Community Edition (only available in libraries, no remote access). This now includes the 1939 register. This subscription excludes memorial scrolls and the Living Relatives database. Our license states that usage is for research into a user's own family history only, and not for any commercial or other purpose whatsoever. Accessing records on behalf of 3rd parties is not permitted.

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