|All about everything (almost!) The following websites give you online access to the full content of 100's of quality information books - dictionaries, encyclopaedias and essential reference books - plus a database of news and articles from more than 20 Welsh and over 350 U.K. daily and weekly newspapers. Because we subscribe, you can access them completely free of charge.
You can access them from PCs in any of our branch libraries, and you can use them at home just by entering the number on the back of your library card. (And becoming a member of Powys libraries is completely free - click here for more information.)
World-famous encyclopedia, in full and online
Click here to search Encyclopaedia Britannica|
Children's Britannica, for ages 6-12
Click here to search Britannica Junior|
Student's Britannica, for High School Students
Click here to search Britannica Student|
|Full text Newspaper articles from a range of Welsh, UK and International newspapers.Click here to search from a Powys Library or|
Click here to search from home - on the following page click on the little image of the magnifying glass to login.
The definitive guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words in the English language.
Click here to search from a Powys Library or|
Click here to search from home
Facts, figures, definitions and translations, from over 150 Oxford Reference tiles.
Click here to search Oxford Reference Online|
More than 56,000 biographies, of men and women who shaped British history, from the 4th century BC to 2005
Click here to search ODNB|