Kirklees libraries hold a large collection of books and other material such as maps, photographs and local newspapers relating to the Kirklees area. They also hold subscriptions to specialist information websites on behalf of their customers.

Some special information is available at all libraries, others can be accessed at specific libraries only and several can be accessed anywhere via the internet as long as you have library membership.

Online resource types and availability
Resource type About the resource Availability
Access to research Access to Research gives free access to over 10 million academic articles in participating public libraries across the UK
Ancestry Information for family historians including Census records from 1841-1901 and birth, marriage and burial indexes from 1837-2004.
British Library Newspapers Contains full runs of influential national and regional newspapers covering the period 1732 to 1950.

To log in: type kirklees followed by library card number, e.g. kirklees097999999

Cobra A business tool with information for starting up a business, market research, a legal library and a wealth of useful contact organisations.
  • Access anywhere with a Kirklees library card: Cobra

To log in: type kirklees followed by library card number, e.g. kirklees097999999

FAME A database covering all UK limited companies. Detailed information on accounts, directors, subsidiaries, trading addresses and others.
  • Available at Huddersfield Reference Library FAME
Go Citizen Go Citizen is an online study resource for candidates preparing for the Life in the UK test or British Citizenship test.

To log in: type kirklees followed by library card number, e.g. kirklees097999999

PressReader
Newspapers & Magazines
Free access for library members to 6000+ UK and Worldwide e-Newspapers & e-Magazines

To log in: Select My Account and enter your library card number and PIN and select eNewspapers & Magazines.

Create your own account by selecting sign in then select new user. You then have option to download and use the PressReader app on your device.

Research Monitor A database of market research reports covering a wide range of industries in 80 countries
  • Available at Huddersfield Reference Library and Dewsbury Library Research Monitor
The Times Digital Archive Every page of the Times newspaper, as published, from 1785 to 1985.
Theory Test Pro Theory Test Pro is a highly realistic online simulation of the UK’s driving theory tests for all vehicle categories. It contains all the official test questions licensed by the Driving Standards Agency.

To log in: type kirklees followed by library card number, e.g. kirklees097999999

Which? Which? tests products side by side against the competition, to give you honest unbiased reviews and practical advice that helps you choose from 1000s of products
  • Available at all libraries Which?