Library guides

Library catalogue

Online resources

  • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography – An illustrated collection of more than 57,000 specially written biographies of the men and women from around the world who shaped all aspects of Britain’s past. Available through Lincolnshire Libraries.
  • The Times Digital Archive – an online, full-text facsimile of The Times newspaper, one of the most highly regarded resources for 19th and 20th Century history detailing every issue from 1785-2006. Available through Lincolnshire Libraries.
  • Lincolnshire Libraries Online Resources – registering to become a member of the local library service is simply done via an online form, you don’t even need to visit a public library. Access the Online resources here: Lincolnshire Libraries Home Page.
  • The British Newspaper Archive – historical newspapers digitised from the British library collection. Username and password from the Library.
  • The John Johnson Collection – This collection provides access to thousands of items selected from the John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera, offering unique insights into the changing nature of everyday life in Britain in the eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Categories include Nineteenth-Century Entertainment, the Booktrade, Popular Prints, Crimes, Murders and Executions, and Advertising. Password and Username from the Library.

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