Students and researchers will find valuable information in the wide range of databases available for free with 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

ABI/INFORM Global (ProQuest)

Thousands of full-text scholarly journal articles, trade publications, magazines, working papers and reports in the field of business, economics and finance.

To log in, go to ABI/INFORM Global and enter your library membership number.

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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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Research Library (ProQuest)

A diverse mix of full-text journals, trade publications, magazines and newspapers covering a wide range of popular academic subjects.

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

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Literary resources

Books in Print

The world's largest online bibliographic database. Contains the details of over 20 million book titles, including in-print, out-of-print and forthcoming 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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