Online Reference Services

Many online electronic resources available in Moray's libraries can now be accessed on the Web from home or work if you are a library member. If you are not a member you can join online or at any Moray library. These subscription-based resources are free to library members.

Britannica Library Adult This world famous encyclopaedia also gives you the latest news, statistics for countries throughout the world and historical timelines.
Age 18+
Britannica Library Student


Age 12 - 18

Britannica Library Junior


Age 5 - 11

SCRAN logo SCRAN is the history and culture site which lets you learn directly by accessing images, movies, sounds and virtual reality. There are one million heritage records from museums, galleries, archives and media.
Credo Reference Credo Reference
Search and browse more than 1100 high quality reference books from the world's leading publishers. Includes encyclopaedias, dictionaries, books of quotations, conversion tables etc.
NOTE: to gain access to the following databases enter TMC as a prefix to your  borrower number.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Over 58,000 historical biographies of people who shaped British History from the earliest times.
Oxford Reference Online logo Oxford Reference Online
Oxford Reference Online is a vast collection of subject dictionaries and reference books offering over 1.4 million facts and definitions many of them illustrated. Wide range of subjects covered and also contains bilingual dictionaries and a range of English Dictionaries and the thesauruses.
Oxford English Dictionary logo Oxford English Dictionary
Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is for everyone who wants to know the meaning, history or pronunciation of any word, from earliest English to the present day. OED traces the evolution of more than 600,000 words over the last 1,500 years.    
Who's Who and Who Was Who logo Who's Who and Who Was Who
Who's Who contains up to date information on over 32,000 influential people in British Public Life. Who Was Who is a collection of over 100,000 people, now deceased, which were included in previous editions of Who's Who
  Ten Oxford Very Short Introductions digital eBooks are currently available to access.
  Access Oxford Bibliographies in Victorian Literature and British and Irish Literature.

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