Online services at our libraries

You can access some online services at the library which you may not be able to at home.

Research materials

You can access a wide range of published academic research covering a number of subjects, including medicine, art, history and the sciences. Materials can only be used for specific purposes, so please read the terms and conditions carefully.

Ancestry library edition

You can use Ancestry for free in libraries to research your family history.

For access to Ancestry while libraries have limited opening, login to the LibrariesWest website and click on Access to Ancestry Library Edition in the middle of the web page.

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