eresources at Home for Public Library Members

These eresources are licensed under a state-wide agreement and all except Ancestry Library Edition are available for use from home by W.A. public Library members.

Please use your Western Australian public library membership card to login to the resources.

 
 ancestry_logo   Ancestry Library Edition
Ancestry is the key resource for genealogical research.  Please contact your local WA public library for details on how you can access this resource at your library.

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Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre (Ebsco)
Full text content from Australasian and International magazines, newspapers, news wires, reference books and company information as well as biographies and a fully searchable image collection.

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Busythings
Is an online resource for the early years that includes 115+ fun learning activities that help children learn important skills in the key learning areas of creative development, problem solving, reasoning, numeracy, communication, language and literacy and knowledge and understanding of the world.
This subscription service has been provided through Better Beginnings supporting families in sharing a love of reading.

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Cochrane Library
Collection of evidence-based medicine databases, including the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.


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Britannica Library
Encyclopaedia Britannica Online includes the Complete Encyclopaedia, Student Encyclopaedia and the Junior Encyclopaedia. There are more than 150,000 articles, links to over 20,000 Internet sites reviewed by Britannica editors, as well as over 750 full text journals and magazines.

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Health and Wellness Resource Center (Gale)
Full-text authoritative information in the areas of health, medicine, fitness, and nutrition.

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Literacy Planet
A high-quality play-based literacy resource with more than 10,000 activities online for children of all ages and ability. 

Novelist
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A fiction database that provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, as well as Author Read-alikes, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Feature Articles.

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Popular  Magazines
Gale's Popular Magazine Collection has full text content with a focus on current events, sports, science and health from thousands of popular magazines, including the Australian version of Choice Magazine.

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Popular Magazines Plus (12 month trial)
Gale's Popular Magazines Plus has a strong focus on current events, sports, science and health. Access full text News Limited News including The Australian and other Australian titles such as Choice, Australian Women’s Weekly, Australian Geographic, Australian Gourmet Traveler, Inside Cricket and Inside Rugby.

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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.

Enjoy Ebooks on your computer, phone, tablet or ipad
 

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.
StoryBox Library
  StoryBox Library
A place where the wonderful world of Australian Children's Literature is on permanent exhibit Story Box Library in a beautiful online ‘reading room’. Story Box Library connects children with literature through the complementary medium of film, providing our audience with a vibrant, interactive experience via a diverse range of storytellers, each sharing past and present book titles.
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