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Featured Resources

Ancestry
BDSLite
British Newspaper Archive
Find My Past
Pressreader
Sefton Looking Back
Transparent Language Online

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Business support
COBRA (Complete Business Reference Adviser) is an encyclopaedia of practical information for starting, running and managing a small business.
Languages and Culture
With over 100 languages to choose from, you can learn a language anytime, anywhere. This language learning tool is available from home and in all Sefton libraries.
Local History
Search over 800 million obituaries and 220 million marriages. Start searching billions of records and discover your family's story.
Search over 300 years of history on this digitised archive of British and Irish newspapers.
Using a library computer, you can use all the services Find My Past has to offer, including the 1921 Census.
A must for anyone with a passion for local history, photography or simply a love of nostalgia, this digital image archive is the most comprehensive of its kind in the borough.
Newspapers and Magazines
Search over 300 years of history on this digitised archive of British and Irish newspapers.
Unlimited access to newspapers and magazines.
Reference and Research
Search over 800 million obituaries and 220 million marriages. Start searching billions of records and discover your family's story.
BDSLite can help you find out more about the books you love.
COBRA (Complete Business Reference Adviser) is an encyclopaedia of practical information for starting, running and managing a small business.
Using a library computer, you can use all the services Find My Past has to offer, including the 1921 Census.