e-Books

The State Library collection of e-books is growing.  The subjetcs covered include computer science, information technology, photography and a large range of Oxford reference books. 

For the younger reader this is a delightful collection of illustrated interactive children's books, word games and puzzles.

Australian Local Government Guide

The essential reference tool for anyone with an interest in local government the guide contains comprehensive profiles of over 700 local councils and government bodies Australia wide

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Berg Fashion Library

Berg Fashion Library is the authority on world dress and fashion and provides integrated text and image content on this subject throughout history. 

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Business Collection

The Business Collection covers all broad business fields, including: accounting, career development, commercial law, commodities, corporate governance, e-business, economics, employment, human resources, labour, management, marketing, occupational health, taxation, and unions. 

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CCH Intelliconnect

Search all current SLWA online CCH Subscriptions using Intelliconnect,  the new intuitive interface that allows you to search from one screen.

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CSIRO Publishing Complete Collection 2010 and 2011

The 2010 Collection consists of over 150 titles mostly published since 2003 and covers a wide range of scientific disciplines including agriculture, the plant and animal sciences and environmental management.

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Directory of Australian Associations

Information on every specialty interest group in the country with extensive details (including contacts, purpose, membership size and affiliations) on over 4,300 organisations and 9,500 key personnel.

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EBook Library (EBL)

A collection of over 120,000 non-fiction ebooks you can read online, or download and read offline on a mobile device. Subjects include travel, cooking, sport and much more.
You must be a registered member of the State Library of Western Australia to access the EBL, and you will need to log in with your membership barcode even if you are in the Library.
Find out more about the EBook Library (EBL) and see our ebook information guide for help.

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Encyclopedia of Popular Music

Covers popular music of all genres and all times, including rock and roll, jazz, blues, country, folk, rap, musicals, world music, and more

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Families & Society Collection

This collection covers family, marriage, women; culture and institutions, private, civil and family law; social services and public welfare. Content includes peer-reviewed journals from government and specialist associations tackling modern debates on topics including non-traditional families, parenting, marriage, divorce, division of labour, working mothers, birth rates and ageing.

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Health Collection

Access core allied health information including conference proceedings and reports that are often difficult to locate from the Australasian region.

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Indigenous Collection

The Informit Indigenous Collection provides a variety of content on both historical and topical issues within Indigenous studies. The multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary framework encompasses anthropology, community development, cultural studies, economics, education, health, history, human geography, law and land rights, literature, politics and policymaking, (post)colonial studies, psychology, race studies, sociology and visual and performing arts.
Warning: The records in this database may contain names and/or images of deceased Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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Literature & Culture Collection

This Collection is an essential reference database for academic, school and public libraries and for teachers and students of literary studies, cultural studies and creative writing courses. Researchers and students of Australian literature, history and society will find this Collection a rich source of fiction, poetry, cultural politics and the ideas that have helped define the unique Australian identity.

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Margaret Gee's Media Guide

An important resource for anyone who requires up to date information on Australian media.   Margaret Gee's Media Guide has extensive listings for over 25,000 media contacts and 3,000 media outlets.

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National Guide to Government

Complete contact information for all federal and state politicians and over 1,600 entries, covering departments, agencies, authorities, boards, committees, commissions, courts, tribunals and government-owned corporations.

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OverDrive

Download eBooks Anytime, Anywhere!
WA public library and State Library members can borrow and read or download thousands of ebooks. Sign in with your library card to enjoy digital books on your computer, tablet, smartphone, or ebook reader anytime, anywhere. 

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OverDrive - eReading Room for Kids

OverDrive eReading Room just for kids provides a safe and easy browsing experience for children. The eReading Room just shows children's content, which gets kids to the titles they want faster. Kids can browse, sample, place holds and borrow eBooks appropriate for their age range and reading level.

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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.

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Oxford History of Western Music

The Oxford History of Western Music online offers an unmatched account of the evolution of Western classical music. Since its original publication in print, Richard Taruskin’s landmark study has received universal acclaim and numerous awards.

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Small Engine Repair Reference Center

Repair and maintenance information for ATVS, motorcycles, tractors, lawnmowers, personal watercraft, motor boats and more.

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TumbleBookLibrary

Introduce young children to the joys of reading with this delightful collection of animated,
talking picture books.
This subscription service has been provided through Better Beginnings, supporting families in sharing a love of reading.

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Western Australia Public Libraries Digital Media Collection

The Western Australia Public Libraries Digital Media Collection is a statewide consortium to provide WA public library patrons and State Library members access to a core collection of selected ebooks. Sign in with your library card to enjoy digital books on your computer, tablet, smartphone, or ebook reader anytime, anywhere.

Who's Who and Who Was Who

Who’s Who: the essential directory of the noteworthy and influential in every area of public life, published worldwide, and written by the entrants themselves. Who Was Who, an invaluable historical archive going back to 1897, which includes the entries of over 100,000 people, now deceased, who were included in previous editions of Who's Who.

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Who's Who in Australia

A unique perspective on prominent Australian individuals with over 13,000 biographical entries.

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Who's Who in Business in Australia

The most trusted reference guide to influential individuals and organisations within corporate Australia.

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Who's Who of Australian Women

Biographical information on prominent Australian women from a range of fields, including business, politics, the arts, sport, law, entertainment and academia.

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