Hounslow Libraries Online Resources


Hounslow libraries offer a range of free online resources to library members that can be accessed from home 24/7, to log on to these resources visit our website.


Some of the online resources:

  • The British way of life: This resource provides all new arrivals in the UK with essential information to make it easier to get used to their new home, to integrate and to succeed with British life. some important topics covered are the different types of visa, finding a job, the NHS, pre-school for children and further adult education.
  • Universal Skills: An easy to use step-by-step guide that covers 3 core subjects: Universal Jobmatch, Employability and job skills and Universal Credit.
  • COBRA: A comprehensive and continually updated online reference resource for anyone looking to start a business, write a business or marketing plan or conduct research into a new market.
  • Britannica: Britannica Online Library Edition contains comprehensive content for everyone - from primary, secondary and college students to business professionals and leisurely learners.
  • Ziptales: Ziptales is a fun on-line resource that uses stories, quizzes and games to make reading a pleasure for children.
  • Life in Great Britain - citizenship course: Prepare for your Citizenship test with this free study resource or just browse for help with your school or college work.
  • Driving Theory Test - Learn & Practice: Theory Test Pro is a highly realistic online simulation of the UK's driving theory test. It contains the entire official test question bank, hazard perception video clips and an online version of the Highway Code.

We have many more online resources and you can find out more about them by visiting our website.

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This page was last updated on 27 June 2019

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