Laois County Libraries now have access to 5 new E Resources and Ebooks services.  Borrowers will need to have their library card (number) to access them and in some cases will need to create an account.

Below is a summary of each of the accounts.

News articles


ProQuest NewsStand is a digital, online database of news articles produced by the ProQuest company.  The database contains indexed and fully searchable electronic copies of articles from over 1,500 state, regional, national and international newspapers.  The database is updated multiple times a day and is marketed primarily towards libraries and academic institutions.

Access is via library card number only.



Bolinda is the new Ebooks site for all public libraries.  This service gives free access to the Ebooks and Audiobooks, access is via library card number and surname.  Users can also download the app.

Online magazines


Universal Class Elearning


Mango languages


JSTOR’s Archival Journal Collections

Irish Newspaper Archives