Please note: Remote access to Oxford DNB requires the letters "high" before your library number. Smartcard & NEC card users - please enter the first 14 digits of your card number only, leaving off the last 2 digits to access this resource
DNB - the new Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
- An illustrated collection of more than 57,000 specially written biographies of the men and women from around the world who shaped all aspects of Britain's past.
- the essential directory of the noteworthy and influential in all walks of life, in the UK and worldwide. Plus Who Was Who: over 100,000 entries from the archives of Who’s Who dating back to 1898. NB: to access this site you need to enter the letters "high" before your library card number into the library card number field.
Who Else Writes Like?
Designed to help readers who enjoy fiction to discover new writers and related titles. It is designed to answer the perennial question "I've read all the books by my favourite authors, who shall I read next? Remote access requires log-on using your library barcode number.
Who Next? a guide to children's authors
An interactive tool to help parents, teachers and librarians in schools and public libraries to guide children who have already enjoyed stories by one writer to find other authors they will enjoy reading. Older children can also use the guide themselves. Click here to login with your library card number and select the account High Life Highland (Inverness, GB).
Scottish Authors - Gateway to Scottish Authors
An online version of the Scottish Library Association publication "Discovering Scottish Writers". It contains biographies of 79 Scottish authors included in the original publication, with appropriate hyperlinked cross-references.
Explore the depth and breadth of Scottish writing, hear authors' own views, see their work brought to life and learn about the authors through reviews and biographies.