Need some help with your homework or tracing your family history? Need to check the spelling of a word, source a quotation or consult an encyclopaedia? Or find an article that's been published? Or maybe you need support with a start-up or new business. Help is at hand.
If you are a member of Glasgow Libraries you can access our online resources from The Mitchell or your Local Library. You can also use many of them from home or work by entering your library card number. If you're not already a member, join online and you can get access straight away.
Ancestry brings your family's past to life; census, immigration records, births, death and marriages.
Available in all Glasgow Libraries.
Fancy a trip down memory lane? Our Virtual Mitchell website has around 10,000 images featuring Glasgow's buildings and streets as well as people going about their daily lives. They will be of great interest to local historians, people researching their family history and anyone who would like a glimpse of Glasgow in days gone by.
|Explore our cultural heritage with Scottish images and media from museums, galleries, archives and media organisations via Scran. Available in The Mitchell.|
We have just added Findmypast, the best place to discover your family’s story, with over 8 billion records and over 11 million historical newspaper pages to explore.
Discover you family history through our Family History website
Full access to British and adopted European and International standards. Standards determine the goods we consume and the services we are provided with, from the safety of products to quality management procedures
NEW: Market Research resource IBISWorld is the UK’s
most comprehensive collection of Industry Market Research
and Industry Risk Ratings. Video tutorials are available to guide
you through the reports.
More Business resources and information
available via our Business webpages
Encyclopaedias and Dictionaries. Check facts, quotations and historical biographies.
Theory Test Pro is a realistic online simulation of the UK's driving theory test. It contains the official practice test question bank, hazard perception video clips and an online version of the Highway Code. All this material is licensed from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), the people who set the tests.
When you first use Theory Test Pro, you will need to register with your name, email address and password. This allows you to save your test scores so you can follow your progress as you practise for the test.
The system is fully functional on tablet web browsers and the companion mobile apps for iOS and Android devices make it easy to continue learning at anytime.
Start learning a new language today - for FREE!
Access to Transparent Language Online is completely free in any Glasgow Library, from home or on a mobile device with a Glasgow Library card.
GALE Literature Resource Center provides biographical entries, author portraits, critical essays, reviews, overviews of frequently studied works, and thousands of full-text poems, short stories, and plays using powerful search methods. Ideal for students and teachers alike.
Access to GoCitizen.co.uk is completely free within any Glasgow Library and can also be accessed from home with a Glasgow Library card.
Rock's Backpages provides an archive of music journalism featuring classic articles and audio interviews.
Freegal Music is a free music service from Glasgow Libraries. All you need is your library card number and PIN. Freegal offers access to over 11 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalogue of legendary artists. In total the collection is comprised of music from over 28,000+ labels with music that originates in over 80 countries. There is no software to download, and there are no digital rights management (DRM) restrictions.
Click here to start enjoying this service.
Click here to open the user guide.
Mint UK (Read Only)
SMS Text Alert Service
When you signup for text alerts, we’ll send you text notifications, letting you know when your requested books are available, alerts for items soon to be overdue and reminders about items which are currently overdue.
How do I sign up for this service? It’s easy!
Log on to your account at libcat.csglasgow.org and in my profile tick the “SMS notifications” options box. Be sure to check we have the most up to date mobile number for you.
In Your Local Library
Complete the form available at your local library and we will set up the service for you.