This listing provides the names of the electronic resources available to you as a library member.

To access many of the resources, you need your library barcode number:

  1. Refer to the back of your library card.
  2. Note the 14-digit number below the barcode. Do not include spaces.
  3. Go to the resource’s login page and enter the number when prompted.

Where the login process is more complex, we provide a link to additional details.

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ABI/INFORM Global (ProQuest)

Business, economic and finance journals, trade publications, magazines and working papers.


Log in using your 14-digit barcode number.
ABR (Australian Book Review) Australian literary magazine. Includes book, film, theatre, opera, music and art reviews. As well as essays, commentaries and creative writing. For use in the library only. To access this resource use a library PC or connect to the library Wi-Fi on your laptop or mobile device.
The Age: Library Edition

True-to-print digital copies of The Age newspaper from 2006 to the current date.

For use in the library only. To access this resource use a library PC or connect to the library Wi-Fi on your laptop or mobile device.
Ancestry Family history and genealogy database. For use in the library only. To access this resource use a library PC or connect to the library Wi-Fi on your laptop or mobile device.
Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre Plus (EBSCOhost)          Academic journals, trade publications, magazines and newspapers across a range of subjects. Includes Choice magazine. Log in using your 14-digit barcode number.

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Beamafilm   Watch independent movies, documentaries and festival favourites online.                                                   Log in using your 14-digit barcode number and email address.
Better Health Channel       Up-to-date health and medical information.                            Freely available online.
Bolinda Borrow Box              eBooks and online audio books. See full instructions.
Books In Print Online book database. For use in the library only. To access this resource use a library PC or connect to the library Wi-Fi on your laptop or mobile device.
The British Newspaper Archive         Historical newspapers published in the  United Kingdom and Ireland.          For use in the library only. To access this resource use a library PC or connect to the library Wi-Fi on your laptop or mobile device. First time users will need to register for a free account. 

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ConnectWeb  

Digital editions of Who's Who Australia, Who's Who Business, Who's Who Australian Women and Margaret Gee's Australian Media Guide.

For use in the library only. To access this resource use a library PC or connect to the library Wi-Fi on your laptop or mobile device.
Credo Reference Encyclopedic database for research and homework. Log in using your 14-digit barcode number.

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Encyclopedia Britannica Online   

Encyclopedic database for research and homework.    Log in using your 14-digit barcode number.

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Find My Past      

Family history and genealogy database.      

For use in the library only. To access this resource use a library PC or connect to the library Wi-Fi on your laptop or mobile device.
Freegal Music   

Download free music and videos from a variety of artists, genres and record labels.  

See full instructions.

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Good Reading Online

Australian literary magazine. Includes book reviews for adults, teens and children plus author interviews and extracts from new releases. 

Log in using your 14-digit barcode number. First time users will need to register for a free account.

Goodreads

Social networking site for readers. Read book reviews, create to-read lists, receive personalised book recommendations and explore 'best-of' lists.

Freely available online.

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Leader Community News: Digital Editions

Newspapers based on suburbs across Melbourne. Includes Boroondara's local edition, Progress Leader.

Freely available online.

LibraryThing

Social networking site for readers. Read book reviews and view read-alike suggestions.

Freely available online.

Lynda

Online learning courses in technology, business, software and the creative arts.

See full instructions.

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Newsbank Newspapers

Database of Australian newspapers. Includes The Age, Herald Sun, The Weekly Times, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Canberra Times The Courier Mail, The Advertiser, Mercury, The Australian, and local Leader titles. 

Log in using your 14-digit barcode number.

NoveList 

Book reviews and recommendations from experts. Includes book club discussion guides and author read-alikes.

Log in using your 14-digit barcode number.

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Overdrive             

eBooks and online audio books.                     

See full instructions.                                     

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PK Magazine

An interactive magazine for primary school children aged 8-12 years.

Log in using your 14-digit barcode number.

Press Reader

Australian and international online magazines and newspapers. 

See full instructions.

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Research Library (ProQuest)

Academic journals, trade publications, magazines and newspapers covering a wide range of popular academic subjects.

Log in using your 14-digit barcode number.

RBdigital Magazines

Australian and international online magazines.

See full instructions.

Real Time Health

An extensive video library that provides first-hand stories, experiences and advice from patients and carers across a range of health conditions.

Log in using your 14-digit barcode number.

Road to IELTS

English language learning - academic and general.

Log in using your 14-digit barcode number.

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SpineOut Magazine

A magazine by young adults, for young adults.

Log in using your 14-digit barcode number.

Story Box Library

Australian children’s stories read by some of Australia's finest storytellers.

Log in using your 14-digit barcode number.

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Transparent Language Online

Learn more than 80 languages online.

See full instructions.

Trove: Digitised Newspapers

Historical newspapers published in Australian between 1803 to 1957.

Freely available online.

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