Free online resources for library members
Access a range of reading materials, reference resources, databases and articles with our free online resources for library members. You can also learn and practice with e-learning tools and explore history and genealogy.
To access our online resources, you may need to sign up and could need your library membership card number and/or PIN.
Some of our online resources - Access to Research, The British Newspaper Archive and Which - are accessible only from inside a Hillingdon library.
How to join the library
If you need any help, please refer to our user guides or ask a member of our library team.
Temporary access via the library catalogue - courtesy of Proquest/Ancestry.
Contains Encyclopedia Britannica, Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, and more
For young and enquiring minds
Curriculum-mapped content for secondary school students
More than 1,000 reference titles from more than 100 highly-regarded publishers
Study resource for the British Citizenship test or Life in the UK test, with hundreds of practice test questions
A fun, easy-to-use language-learning programme for young learners
Online newspaper and magazine kiosk
Practice online for your driving theory test
More than 100 languages courses to choose from
Online courses, available 24/7, with qualified instructors offering guidance and support
A reader's guide to adult fiction authors
A guide to children's authors
Interactive stories for children
Online resources that are accessible only from inside a Hillingdon library.