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British Standards Online
Full text access to current, draft and withdrawn British Standards, plus international standards which have been adopted by the British Standards Institute.

This is a ‘view only’ database – printing and downloading are not available. This resource is one of a range of services provided by our Devon Business & IP Centre. Available in Exeter and Barnstaple Libraries. To access from home, please log into your library account at the top of this page, using your library card and PIN, then click the new link that appears below.
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Grantfinder
Information on grants, loans and awards from local, regional and national sources, including UK government and European funding, charitable trusts and corporate sponsors.
Access to Grantfinder has been temporarily extended to Devon Library members at home. Please email bipc@librariesunlimited.org.uk or phone 07376 426236 for a username and password.
OPEN GRANTFINDER

EMIS
Company, industry and country information for emerging markets, covering Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa. Includes company reports and financial statements.
This is a ‘view only’ database – printing and downloading are not permitted. This resource is one of a range of services provided by our Devon Business & IP Centre. Available in Exeter and Barnstaple Libraries. We can currently offer limited remote-access sessions. Please contact bipc@librariesunlimited.org.uk or phone 07376 426236 for more information.
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IBIS World
A comprehensive collection of UK industry market research and industry risk ratings. This resource is one of a range of services provided by our Devon Business & IP Centre. Available in Exeter and Barnstaple Libraries.
Please ask a member of staff to log you in. Access to IBISWorld has been temporarily extended to Devon Library members at home. Please email bipc@librariesunlimited.org.uk or phone 07376 426236 for a username and password.
OPEN IBIS

Local data online
Localised information on high streets, cities and towns, with a focus on retail and leisure. See overviews, demographics, occupancy/vacancy changes and gap analyses for a particular place, or compare the location of key brands.
This resource is one of a range of services provided by our Devon Business & IP Centre. Available in Exeter and Barnstaple Libraries. Please ask a member of staff to log you in.
Access has been extended to Devon Libraries members at home on a trial basis. Please contact bipc@librariesunlimited.org.uk  or phone 07376 426236 for today’s username and password.
OPEN LOCAL DATA ONLINE

Newsbank
A comprehensive news collection, featuring South West regional titles and UK business titles, alongside local, regional, national and international sources. Search the text of print and online-only newspapers, blogs, newswires, journals, broadcast transcripts and videos.
This resource is one of a range of services provided by our Devon Business & IP Centre. Available in Exeter Library or search from home using your Devon Libraries card number to log in.
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Experian MarketIQ
UK company information including financials, ownership, commercial risk and deals.
This resource is one of a range of services provided by our Devon Business & IP Centre. Available in Exeter, Barnstaple Libraries. To access from home, please contact bipc@librariesunlmited.org.uk or phone 07376 426236 for a username and password. 
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Frost & Sullivan
Market trends, strategy reports and technical insights, with a focus on industrial and technological markets. Key sectors covered include healthcare, chemicals, IT, telecoms, electronics, industrial automation, transportation, energy, and defence.
This resource is one of a range of services provided by our Devon Business & IP Centre. Available in Exeter, Barnstaple Libraries. We can currently offer limited remote access. Please contact bipc@librariesunlmited.org.uk or phone 07376 426236 for more information.
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Kompass EasyBusiness
Search for companies or business contacts from over 70 countries in this global B2B (business-to-business) directory. This resource is one of a range of services provided by our Devon Business & IP Centre. Available in Exeter and Barnstaple Libraries, or remotely using your Devon Libraries borrower number and PIN.
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Devon Libraries provides you with free access to a range of online information resources.
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Access to Research
Access to the full text of millions of articles and academic papers published in a wide range of leading academic journals.
 
Which? Online
Consumer product reports and advice guides. Only available in libraries with a subscription to the printed Which? Magazine. Please check availability with your local library.
 
Available from any location
You will need your library card number to access these services if using them on your own computer or other device.
 
Ancestry Library Edition 
Thousands of sources of information and records to help research your family history including censuses and birth, marriage and death indexes.
Access to Ancestry Library Edition has been temporarily extended to Devon Library members at home, courtesy of ProQuest and its partner Ancestry. Home access will be available until the end of September 2021 and will be re-evaluated monthly as needed.
You will first need to log in to your Devon Library account on this website with your borrower number and PIN, visit your 'My Profile' page and then you will see the special link to Ancestry Library Edition. Simply click the link to start your family history research.
 
COBRA (Complete Online Business Reference Adviser)
An online business information resource that contains over a thousand small business factsheets, guides and sector-specific reports. This resource is one of a range of services provided by our Devon Business and IP Centre. 
 
John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera
Digitised images of posters, handbills, broadsides, pamphlets, book and journal prospectuses, popular topographical prints, and printed advertising material from the eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.  Please note, to view the images you will need to download the pdf as Flash is no longer supported on most devices.
 
Lexico
Lexico is a free resource to help users with everyday language challenges.  Lexico is powered by Oxford University Press free English and Spanish dictionaries and features multi-language dictionary, thesaurus, and translation content. (library card not required).
 
Naxos Music Library
The entire Naxos catalogue of classical music CDs, available to listen to online.
 
Oxford Bibliographies
Access to the Oxford Bibliographies of British and Irish Literature and Oxford Bibliographies of Victorian Literature. 
 
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Thousands of biographies and portraits of the people who shaped the history of the British Isles and beyond. 
 
Oxford English Dictionary
The largest English language dictionary available, tracing the history and meaning of more than 600,000 words. 
 
Oxford Owl 
Help your child learn at home with this free online resource from Oxford University Press. Oxford Owl offers free resources to help parent's support their child's learning including help with reading, phonics and maths. (Library card not required).
 
Oxford Reference Online
A large online reference library of subject dictionaries, encyclopaedias and companion guides published by Oxford University Press. 
 
Oxford Very Short Introductions
10 books providing an overview of a specific subject, such as The Earth, Planets, Twentieth-Century Britain, Contemporary Art. 
 
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