Students, researchers and job seekers will find valuable information in the wide range of databases available for free with a library membership.

You'll need your library membership number to access many of these resources. This is the 14-digit number under the barcode on your library card.

Resources for school and university students

Australian/New Zealand Reference Centre Plus (EBSCOhost)

Thousands of full-text Australian, New Zealand and international reference titles, scholarly journals, magazines and newspaper articles.

To use on a PC or laptop, go to Australian/New Zealand Reference Centre and enter your library membership number.

To use Australian/New Zealand Reference Centre on a phone or tablet:

  1. Go to the App Store or Google Play and search for the word EBSCO Mobile.
  2. Download the app.
  3. Tap Get started.
  4. Search for and select City of Boroondara Library Service.
  5. Tap Next and sign in using your library membership number.
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Credo Reference

An easy-to-use tool for research projects and homework assignments that provides quality reference information, images and videos across all major subjects.

To log in, go to Credo Reference. Select Boroondara as your member library and enter your library membership number.

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Newspapers and magazines

Discover a range of online newspapers and magazines, free with your library membership.

Encyclopaedia Britannica Online

This award-winning resource provides trusted reference information on a wide range of subjects targeted at different reading levels.

To log in, go to Encyclopaedia Britannica and enter your library membership number.

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Resources for job seekers


Complete a short 15-minute questionnaire and receive a personalised Career Report, Resume Guide and access to MyResume Builder. 


  • your personality style
  • your natural strengths and talents
  • your best suited careers and related study options.

Get help:

  • writing a stand out resume and cover letter
  • reading a job ad
  • using social media to build your career brand.

To log in, go to MyCareerMatch-external site and enter your name, email address and library membership number.

Literary resources

Books in Print

Books in Print is the world's largest online bibliographic database. It has details of over 20 million book titles, including in-print, out-of-print and upcoming titles.

To log in, go to Books in Print while using a library PC or while connected to the library Wi-Fi.

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NoveList plus

A comprehensive source of expert book recommendations, reviews and discussion guides for book clubs.

To log in, go to NoveList and enter your library membership number.

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