To all the adults out there currently channelling their inner teacher, whether you’re top of the class or feeling a bit educationally challenged, Manchester Libraries 24/7 online reference service has resources on hand to support you, whenever you need them.

Check out Britannica Online, bringing together the world renowned content of Encyclopedia Britannica with the speed and convenience of the internet.Britannica Junior (5 to 11 years) – A special version of the famous encyclopedia for the young. Perfect for homework!Britannica Student (12 to 18 years) – A simplified version appropriate for the developing student. Great for assignments!

Download some of the most entertaining and informative comics and magazines around at RBDigital. Children’s titles include Horrible Histories, National Geographic Kids and Raspberry Pi for Kids…they won’t even realise they’re learning!

Transparent Language, our language learning platform, offers Kidspeak, a fun, easy-to-use programme for young learners. Available in French, German, Italian, Spanish and Chinese (plus English for speakers of other languages), using engaging activities and puzzles designed for children aged 6 and above.

We all know how important reading is to children’s education. So now, more than ever, keep them on track and encourage regular reading habits with the help of BorrowBox ebooks.With thousands of popular titles available the only hard work will be deciding which one to choose first!

Your library card is all you need for access to these brilliant resources. Not got one? Don’t worry, we can set you up with a temporary one join here Then simply sign in using the UNREG number provided.