Information and Reference

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Information and Reference

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Access to Research
Over 1.5 million academic articles are available, free of charge, in all of Devon Libraries

Discover a world of published academic research at your local library.  Subjects include art, architecture, business, engineering, history, languages, politics, philosophy, mathematics and the sciences.

All Library users can now access many of the world’s best academic papers through their local libraries, a result of a unique collaboration between librarians and publishers, who have made their journal content available for free.
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COBRA (Complete Business Reference Adviser)
COBRA is an online business information resource that contains over a thousand small business factsheets, guides and sector-specific reports. Available from any Devon County Council public library and to registered library members at home. Find out more>>

Right Driver is a free website that provides hundreds of multiple choice questions to help you learn the Highway Code quickly and effectively. There are sections for car, motorbike, HGV and Passenger Vehicle that can be used on computer, tablet or phone. The questions and answers are up to date (2014) and are from the DVSA official revision list.

Transparent Languages
Start learning a new language today for FREE! Available from your home computer, tablets and smartphones only. Access from public library computers coming soon! Transparent Languages offers you all you need to learn key words and phrases - perfect for holidays and to improve your vocabulary. Find out more>>

  • Unlimited access to courses in over 80 languages
  • English language courses for Beginner and Intermediate levels
  • Learn to listen, speak, read and write
  • Language learning on the go with Byki Mobile (Please note that data charges may apply when downloading content for the mobile app. Check with your service provider for details.)

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