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Arts Music Literature
Early Literacy
Geneology
Languages

Literacy Games
News
Reference
Technology Training


 

Arts/Music/Literature -
Good Reading e-Resource

Good Reading
An online, monthly magazine helping general readers, library staff and students find exactly what they like to read. Library support available from Good Reading.

Books and Authors

Books and Authors 
Search for new and old authors, book titles and more

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg
This collection is based on documents produced by Project Gutenberg. Founded by Michael Hart in 1971 with the aim of distributing a trillion (1,000,000,000) electronic literature files by the year 2001, Project Gutenberg has evolved into an on-going project to produce and distribute free electronic books

 

Early Literacy -
Sunshine Online

Sunshine online
Comprises of 2 learning areas, Funways and Learning Space to develop early literacy skills, reading and maths components

In2Era

in2Era
An online library of Australian books, plus fun and educational activities for children from kindergarten to primary school

Ziptales

Ziptales
Focused on literacy, primary education, games and edu-tainment. It consists of a reading library of 124 stories in eleven different genre categories.  Each story comes with two interactive comprehension tasks, classroom worksheets and dramatized readings.

TumbleBooks

Tumblebooks
Instil a love for reading in children by providing quality literature and resources specifically designed to supplement the reading  curriculum already in place

 

Geneology -
 Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry.com
Our libraries public computers allow you to access Ancestry.com library edition for free

 

Languages -
 Mango Languages

Mango Languages
Learn to speak a foreign language

 

Literacy games -

The Big Bus

The Big Bus
Exciting world of fun interactive learning for children aged 3-11 years.  The Enchanted, Adventurers' and  Explorers worlds are designed to make the journey fun and exciting

Busythings Play and Learn logo

Busythings
Full of quirky characters: parachuting pink men, dancing robots, a doughnut-eating monkey and many others.  It's a fun place to be!  With 115+ activities covering four areas for early learning and special needs

ZooWhiz

ZooWhiz
Zoo Whiz draws its educational content from a bank of over 17,000 carefully-crafted, curriculum-correlated learning activities covering maths, punctuation, spelling, grammar, vocabulary, phonics and reading for children aged 5 to 15.

 

News -
Trove

Trove
Trove Digitised Newspapers offers free access to over 200 historic Australian newspapers dating from 1803 to 1954

State Library of Queensland

Picture Queensland
An online collection of images that documents Queensland's people, places and events. This includes historical and contemporary images from across the state.

 The Australians Women's Weekly

The Australian Women's Weekly
The National Library of Australia has digitised issues from 1933 to 1982

 

Reference -
 Britannica Online - Student Library

Britannica Online Student Library Edition
Intermediate-level content for students aged 10 to 14 years

 Britannica Online Library Edition

 Britannica Online Library Edition
Advanced-level content for older students and adults

 Britannica Online Junior

Britannica Online Junior Library Edition
Introductory-level content for young students aged 6 to 10 years

 Gale Virtual reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Access to articles in over 200 leading medical journals of which about 150 are available full text.

Image - Lynda dot com logo

Lynda.com
lynda.com helps anyone learn software, technology, creative, and business skills to achieve their personal and professional goals. With a lynda.com subscription, members receive unlimited access to a vast library of high-quality, current, and engaging video tutorials taught by recognized industry experts.

 

Technology Training -
 Mousing Around

Mousercise
Brush up on your mouse skills with this cute game

 GCF - Learn free

GCF
Whether you are new to the computer, returning for review or just want to gain more 21st century skills, these free tutorials can help. You can also access tutorials on iPad and iPhone Basics, and learn about Skype and Google.