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Library ONLINE

ESOL: Online resources

English as a second language

Library from home

This guide is to help you find library resources while the college is closed. 

Some of the library resources are available online, and you also may want to look at the Public Library resources which include many online books and online audio to help with your English practice. 

If you need help whilst the college is closed due to the Coronovirus, you can contact the Librarian help service on

Keep reading!

While college is closed, you can't read or borrow any of our reading books or grammar books.

You may find these online resources useful until the Library is able to open again. 

Resources for students with Dyslexia

Finding out information

Online Magazines

You can also read some of our magazines (journals) online. 

Click here to find magazines like World Soccer and Soap LifeIf you want to search lots of electronic journals at the same time, click on Discover@BradfordCollege and enter a subject.  You can narrow your search to Magazines - just click in the box next to Magazines in the left hand column. 

Bradford Public Library provides access to over 3,000 magazines.  If you are not a member of the Library, you can join online here for free.  

Issues Online

Issues Online is a great resource to find out about social and political issues in the UK.

To log in, click on the button under Your Home Institution and enter Bradford College in the box.  Click on Continue and enter your IT username and password. 

View the latest topics or use the search box to find your subject. 

Listening websites

Online Activities

Online books from Public Libraries

Public Libraries are an excellent resource for reading for pleasure.  As well as print books they also provide access to books, magazines and comics online.

Why not check out what s available at your local library?

Bradford Library Service

Other local public libraries will have similar online services and resources. 

For Teachers

  Library Services Telephone : 01274088257
Email :
Visit : Bradford College, Great Horton Road, Bradford, West Yorkshire. BD7 1AY.