On-line information 24/7
Looking for information? Your library can help - we have a wide range of reference books, free access to the internet and staff are always happy to help you find the answers. But if you can't get to a library we can still help. These online services are freely available from every Fife Council Library, and to library members at home 24 hours a day – you’ll need the number on the back of your library card. Click on the following links to discover a world of information.
Practice for your driving theory test with Theory Test Pro
Theory Test Pro is a highly realistic online simulation of the UK's driving theory test, containing the entire official test question bank, hazard perception video clips and an online version of the Highway Code. All this material is licensed from the Driving Standards Agency (DSA), the people who set the tests. Practice for the car, motorcycle, heavy goods or passenger carrying vehicle tests.
When you first use Theory Test Pro, you will need to register with your name, email address and password. There is no charge for this. This information allows Theory Test Pro to save your test scores so you can follow your progress as you practice for the test.
Click on the logo to get started.
Go Citizen is the online version of the latest official study materials licensed from the Home Office, the people who write the handbook. There are hundreds of practice test questions in the same format as the official test and additional interactive learning resources and teaching aids.
Click on the logo to start.
Oxford Reference Online - A vast reference library with over 1 million entries covering the widest range of subjects. To visit the site from home you will need to login by clicking on 'Log in with your library card' and enter FIFE followed by your borrower card number, for example, FIFER123456 or FIFE63325011223344.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography - Contains over 56,000 biographies of anyone who was anyone in British history, from the Romans to the 21st century. To visit the site from home you will need to login by entering FIFE and then your borrower card number, for example, FIFER123456 or FIFE63325011223344.
Newsstand- The best resource for UK news online. You can search the most popular 56 British newspapers in one easy database. For example, you can follow current political debate, find reports about schools or read articles about holiday destinations. To login, the password is your library card number.
Please note upper case letters must be used when entering your library card number.
Oxford English Dictionary - Find out the meaning, history, or pronunciation of any word in English, from earliest English to present day.
If you are visiting the site from HOME, click here and login by entering FIFE and then your borrower card number, for example, FIFER12345 or FIFE63325011223344
If you are visiting the site from a Fife Library, click here and login by entering FIFE and then your borrower card number, for example, FIFER12345 or FIFE63325011223344
SCRAN - Take a trip down memory lane by searching the 360,000 images that are available on this database. You can find fascinating images of your school, street and town in this resource. You will need your library card number and PIN to access this.
ASK Scotland is an online information service provided by Scotland’s public libraries that lets you get real answers from real people. You can email a question using the online form or chat with a librarian using our instant messaging service, which is available 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday.
You can access more online resources in your community library using our free EzFife computers during normal opening hours.
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