Your library membership provides you with free access to a range of online information resources.
Access to the full text of millions of articles and academic papers published in a wide range of leading academic journals.
Thousands of sources of information and records to help research your family history including censuses and birth, marriage and death indexes.
Access to Ancestry Library Edition has been temporarily extended to Torbay Library members at home, courtesy of ProQuest and its partner Ancestry. Home access will be available until the end of June and will be re-evaluated monthly as needed. You will first need to log in to your Torbay Library account on this website with your borrower number and PIN, visit your 'My Profile' page and then you will see the special link to Ancestry Library Edition. Simply click the link to start your family history research.
Lexico is a free resource to help users with everyday language challenges. Lexico is powered by Oxford University Press free English and Spanish dictionaries and features multi-language dictionary, thesaurus, and translation content. (library card not required).
Medici.tv is the world's leading classical music streaming platform, with over 2500 videos including concerts, operas, ballets and more. Torbay Library customers can access this exciting service online until mid June 2020.
To access the service, you will first need to log in to your Torbay Library account on this website with your borrower number and PIN, visit your 'My Profile' page and then you will see the special link to Medici.tv. Simply click the link to start watching and listening.
The entire Naxos catalogue of classical music CDs, available to listen online.
Help your child learn at home with this free online resource from Oxford University Press. Oxford Owl offers free resources to help parent's support their child's learning including help with reading, phonics and maths. (Library card not required).
Consumer product reports and advice guides. Only available in libraries with a subscription to the printed Which? Magazine. Please check availability with your local library.