Answered By: Ros Sykes
Last Updated: May 22, 2024     Views: 32

As a student or member of staff at the University of Worcester, you have access to the resources listed below and provided by Worcestershire County Council in addition to the resources available from the University via Library Search and your subject guide.  If you are not registered with the University as a student or member of staff, please look at our list of public access resources instead.

 

Resource

Where can I access this?

How do I log in?

Current Newspapers & Magazines

Press Reader

You can access this anywhere with an internet connection

Your university details won’t work for this one but if you live in Worcestershire you can log in with Worcestershire Libraries Digital membership.

Ebooks (fiction and popular non-fiction)

BorrowBox

You can access this anywhere with an internet connection

Your university details won’t work for this one but you can log in with Worcestershire Libraries Digital membership.  Any problems, get in touch.

Information for small business start-ups, including industry reports

COBRA

You can access this anywhere with an internet connection

Log in with the number from your student card including the issue number on the end.  If this is less than 8 digits, add zeros to the start of the number to make it 8 digits.

Market research reports and statistics

Statista

Bromsgrove, Evesham, Kidderminster, Malvern, Redditch, The Hive

You will need a public library card for this.  Colleagues will create one for you when you visit the library to use Statista.  Bring some address ID with you.

Sources for history

Ancestry

All Worcestershire libraries

Log into a computer in the library with a public library card.

Sources for history

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

You can access this anywhere with an internet connection

You may find you are automatically logged on as University of Worcester – if so, select sign in as an additional user and scroll down to find sign in with your library card.  Enter WOR followed by the number from your student number including the issue number.  E.g WOR12345678

Sources for history

Times Digital Archive 1785-2019

You can access this anywhere with an internet connection

Enter R followed by the number from your student number including the issue number.  E.g. R12345678

General Reference

Oxford English Dictionary

You can access this anywhere with an internet connection

You may find you are automatically logged on as University of Worcester – if so, select sign in as an additional user and scroll down to find sign in with your library card.  Enter WOR followed by the number from your student number including the issue number.  E.g WOR12345678

General Reference

Oxford Reference Online

You can access this anywhere with an internet connection

You may find you are automatically logged on as University of Worcester – if so, select sign in as an additional user and scroll down to find sign in with your library card.  Enter WOR followed by the number from your student number including the issue number.  E.g WOR12345678

General Reference

BFI Replay

All libraries

Log into a computer in the library with a public library card.

General Reference

Which

All libraires

Speak to the librarian in the library you visit.