Orkney Library & Archive
Orkney Library & Archive online resources are available for you to use. Some will require a library membership. Membership cards can be picked up from the school library, or you could go into the Stromness or Kirkwall library yourself. Your will require your parent’s signature.
- Q-Files The Great Illustrated Encyclopedia
- Infoplease: Encyclopedia
- Britannica An abbreviated (short) version of the full Encyclopedia Britannica which, if you have Orkney Library & Archive membership, can view via their website.
- Encyclo Online Encyclopedia An encyclopedia that links to other online sources.
- How Stuff Works
- Encyclopedia of of Western Signs & Ideograms
- CIA World Factbook
- The Churchill Archive (Subscription – free until 2020) Access should be automatic when using school computers.
- Cambridge Dictionaries Online
- Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary
- Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
- Collins French Online Dictionary
- Collins German Online Dictionary
Newspapers & Magazines
- The Orcadian
- The Shetland Times
- The Scotsman
- The Guardian
- The Telegraph
- The Times
- The Independant
- The Observer Sport (The Guardian)
- Radio Times
- Q Magazine