Old Aberdeen Library

Old Aberdeen Library

Old Aberdeen Library in The Sir Duncan Rice Library

We are again welcoming students and staff to the Old Aberdeen Library on the ground floor of The Sir Duncan Rice Library. The Old Aberdeen Library is a lending collection provided by Aberdeen City Libraries.

Additionally, if you are a member of Aberdeen City Libraries, you can access their free virtual library full of thousands of eBooks, eAudiobooks and digital resources remotely, from your home computer or mobile device.

If you are not already a member, you can join online now for free, and start using the online services immediately.

Please see below for further information on the online resources currently available.

ancestry.com. At our libraries you have free and unlimited access to Ancestry Library Edition, one of the world's biggest commercial family history services. Normally only available in libraries, ProQuest have given special permission for our borrowers to access this resource from anywhere. Aberdeen City Libraries logo.Ancestry

Did you know you can access Ancestry from your home using your Old Aberdeen Library membership?
Start exploring your family history now by logging in through the online catalogue.




Borrowbox Digital LibraryWe're always open with BorrowBox. Borrow free eBooks and eAudiobooks using the BorrowBox app.

Users will be able to borrow up to 10 eAudiobooks and 10 eBooks at any time, loans will be valid for 21 days. You can also renew up to 3  items and reserve up to 4 items.

If you have not already signed up to BorrowBox, join here




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Keep up to date with the latest news from around the world with free access to over 7000 newspapers and magazines from 120 countries with PressReader.







Digital Book Group

The Aberdeen Reads Digital Book Group title for August is 'The Young Team' by Graeme Armstrong. 

Download the eBook or eAudiobook with BorrowBox and join in the discussion in the online Book Group.






The Silver City Vault poster from Aberdeen City LibrariesSilver City Vault

The online home of Aberdeen Local Studies, The Silver City Vault is an archive with thousands of historic photographs and documents relating to Aberdeen. Included are historic images of Old Aberdeen