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Online Databases

Access a world of information and recreation through the following online databases: Ancestry Library Edition, Fantastic Fiction, Good Reading, LyndaLibrary, My Health and Wellbeing, The Computer School and Zinio.

You will require your library card to login.

Simply click on the links below and when prompted enter your library card number (E.g., X0.......). Remember that the only letter in your library card is the letter X at the beginning of the number, all other characteristics are numerals. 

 

Ancestry - Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition is available for library use only. 

 

Help for family historians! Ancestry Library Edition provides access to an extensive range of genealogical resources from the United States and Great Britain, including census and church records. It also provides limited Australian coverage.

  • Please note: due to licensing restrictions this database is only available for use in the library.

Fantastic Fiction

A great resource to assist you with your reading and authors with bibliographies for over 50,000 authors. Use the browse menu on the left to find an author by surname, or use the search box above to search for an author or book. With information on over 600,000 books, just click on a book to see its cover picture, description and publication details

Access Fantastic Fiction here


Good Reading

Good Reading Online is an Australian database which helps you find something to read. It includes thousands of easy-to-read independent book reviews and author profiles as well as book trivia.


Lynda.com

Lynda is a user-friendly online training resource. It offers a variety of expertly presented training courses, all of which are edited for accuracy. The flexibility of lyndaLibrary allows you to complete training sections at your own pace, and the site will also save your place for your return.

 


 

My Health and Wellbeing

Public Libraries SA compilation of free online health resources. These web sites have been selected by public library staff and contain quality health information.


The Computer School

Access an extensive and comprehensive range of computer skills training covering the world's most popular computer programs.

With 24 hour access via a broadband connection, The Computer School provides quick lesson education via user-friendly tutorials, step by step instructions and easy to follow screenshots. Learn Microsoft Excel or Publisher, Adobe Photoshop or Dreamweaver, Twitter, Facebook and much more.

You can use The Computer School in the library or at home.

Access The Computer School here


Zinio

Zinio

Zinio, the world's largest newsstand, offers full color, interactive digital magazines for your enjoyment. Browse from your library's collection of popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download.


 

Connecting Up Australia

SAcommunity is South Australia's community information directory. Its purpose is to enable you to:

  • find out about help available from government, non-government and community services throughout SA
  • find out how you can connect with and get involved in your community

Access Connectioning Australia here


Premiers Reading Challenge

The Premier's Reading Challenge is a literacy engagement program that was introduced by the Premier in 2004 to:

  • Encourage students to read more books and enjoy reading
  • Improve literacy levels

The Challenge requires students to read 12 books between the beginning of the school year and early September

Access Premiers Reading Challenge here

 

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