E-books and online resources
Online resources Borrowbox and Libby ebooks and audiobooks. Pressreader magazines and online newspapers. Citizenship test. Driving Theory Test, SCRAN
eBooks, audiobooks, magazines and newspapers online
You can download the Borrowbox app from the Apple app store, Google Play or from Amazon for Kindle. You can also browse or read content online without the app at stirlinguk.borrowbox.com
Libby offers emagazines in addition to ebooks and audio books. If you sign up to PressReader you will also be able to access newspapers through this app.
Alternatively, you can download the Overdrive app which is compatible with Kindle Fire and other devices. Download the Overdrive app
To browse or read content online without the app, visit stirlinguk.overdrive.com
Other online services
Go Citizen is an online study resource for people preparing for the Life in the UK test or British Citizenship test. Licensed from the home office, there are hundreds of practice test questions and interactive learning resources.
You can register at the Go Citizen site.
Explore over 400,000 records, including images, movies and sounds from Scottish museums, galleries, archives and media.
Access the Scran website with your library card number.
Theory Test Pro
Theory Test Pro is a highly 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 material is licensed from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) and is regularly updated.
You can register at the Theory Test Pro site.
Transparent Language Online
Transparent Language Online provides a fun, effective, and engaging experience for learners of all levels looking to build their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a foreign language.
With over 110 languages to choose from, including English for speakers of over 30 languages, there is something for every learner. Best of all, with mobile apps for iOS and Android devices, learners can enjoy the freedom to learn at home, in the library, or on the go.
You can sign up with your library card number at the Transparent Language Online site.