Online resources

Accessing our online resources

Please find a current list of Walsall Libraries online resources. Two symbols have been used to identify whether they can be accessed within a Walsall library only or remotely from home or work.
library-trianglemeans that this online resource can only be used within a Walsall Library.
library-circlemeans that this online resource is available within the library and also to library  members remotely from home or work by using their library card details. If you have difficulty this maybe the security setting of your computer.

Access to Research library-triangle

Access to Research gives free access to over 10million academic articles. You can now access many of the world’s best academic papers, from leading publishers who have made their journal content available for free.

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Ancestry Library Edition   library-triangle

Information to help you with searching for family history

Business information – Walsall Libraries Start Up Resource Centre

Green Circle

Practical information for your business. Learn about business planning, running a business and more.


Green Circle

Search COBRA to find business ideas and to research a market

Company information – Experian Market IQ library-triangle

Information on company accounts, activities, ownership and management for over 1.9 million UK companies and summary information for smaller businesses Access from Walsall Central Library Username and password needed – ask staff for details View Experian Market IQ

Britannica library

Encyclopedia Britannicalibrary-triangle

Encyclopedia Britannica library-circle

Find My Past library-triangle

view Find My Past
how to register for a library account
Information to help you with searching for family history.
This World edition allows global access to records from Britain, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States.
Find My Past’s range of UK records includes the Staffordshire and Shropshire Parish Registers – and it has a wide range of search options for the 1939 Register.

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Go Citizen library-circle

Online study resource for candidates preparing for the Life in the UK test or British citizenship test

Medical database – Specialist Info library-triangle

Providing a range of information on medical issues including hospitals, consultants and GP’s. Username and password needed – ask staff for details.


Postcodes online library-triangle

Find any postcode or address within the UK Username and password needed – ask staff for details

Read newspapers and magazines online or download to read offline for 30 days on your device. Over 7000 publications in 60 languages.

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Theory Test Pro library-circle

Practice your driving theory test online


Which? Extra library-triangle

Up to date Which? reports, as well as a two year archive. Laptops and TV reviews plus more household consumer items. Only available in library which receive the Which? reports. Username and password needed – ask staff for details.

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