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Reference
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Arts/Music/Literature -
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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.

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

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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

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SpineOut
It is a new exciting online magazine for Young Adults, brought to you by the Good Reading team. It’s a special place for Young Adults (YA’s) to express their ideas and thoughts and to share their creativity in words, art, film or music.

 

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

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

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

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Written for creative kids, PK Mag promotes reading through exploring interesting topics.

 

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

 

Literacy games -

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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

 

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

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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.

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

 

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

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

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

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Lynda.com
Helps anyone learn software, technology, creative and business skills through a vast library of high quality, current and engaging video tutorials.  All you require is a SLQ member (free for Isaac Libraries members, apply here.  Click on link and follow instructions to set up your very own Lynda.com account profile.

 

Technology Training -
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Mousercise
Brush up on your mouse skills with this cute game

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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.

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Rainforest Coding
Exciting Adventures, interactive tutorials and fun scratch puzzles and games.  Makes learning Scratch programming easier and great fun for all!