Online resources for business

Online resources you can access at our libraries for help with your business.

Help to start, protect and grow a business

The Business & IP Centre (BIPC) at Jubilee Library offers insights and access to free resources and events online and in-person, to help you imagine, start or develop your business.

Use our free online resources

Library members can use our online resources for free, such as encyclopedias, biographies and academic research. You'll need your library card number to log in to most of these.

Find rare books and special collections

We have rare books and special collections in Jubilee and Hove libraries that you can arrange to view.

Get help using a computer or another digital device

Free Library Connect sessions are run by volunteers to help people use a computer, laptop, smartphone, tablet, eBook reader or the internet. Speak to a librarian to find out more.

How to borrow items from other libraries

If you can’t find a specific book or item in our libraries, you might be able to borrow it from a library outside Brighton & Hove.

How our libraries support people with special educational needs and disabilities

We have a home delivery service, so you can get library items delivered to your home. We also have audiobooks and books in large print, and all our libraries are wheelchair accessible.

Borrow electronic books and audiobooks 

eBooks and eAudiobooks are electronic versions of books and audiobooks. Members can read and listen to books and comics online through our 2 eBook services called BorrowBox and Overdrive.

Use the computers in our libraries

Library members can use the computers for free for up to an hour, printers for a small fee and scanners for free. Anyone can use the photocopiers for a small fee.

Borrow, renew and reserve library items

Use our online catalogue or visit a library to find, reserve and renew books and other items. You can also renew items by phone on 0303 123 0035.