eResources

Free eResources available from home.
Please log in with your City of Rockingham Library membership card number.

   

Ancestry Library Edition
Ancestry is the key resource for genealogical research. It is only available for client use from inside your library.

Aussie Driver

Aussie Driver
(No log in required)
Getting ready for your WA Learner's Permit Test? Use this free Driver Knowledge Test simulator to practice. Practice as many times as you need - until you're ready to take the real thing. Tests are updated for this year’s exam (2017).

Australian Bureau of Statistics

Australian Bureau of Statistics
(No log in required)
Australia's official statistical organisation. Access to census and statistical information is now freely available online.



Beamafilm
Free films for Library members.
Watch top Australian and worldwide films on your iphone, tablet, computer or TV.

BorrowBox

BorrowBox
BorrowBox is home to the greatest Australian and international authors of the world's best eAudiobooks.
Borrow, download and enjoy here!
User Guide
 


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.

                              


                                    

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.
 


Cloud Library
Download the app and borrow eBooks for free from any device with your library card.
User Guide


Cochrane Library
(No log in required)
Collection of evidence-based medicine databases, including the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.

Computer School

Computer School
New to computers? Or just want to further develop your confidence and skills to fully enjoy the benefits of technology? Then this free Technology Training site is for you.

Good Reading Online Hub for Book Lovers
An exciting resource with information on “Everything About Books” including thousands of easy to read independent book reviews and lots of interesting Australian and International articles, author profiles, stories on writers’ houses, bookshops, short stories, book trivia and more.

 

Good Reading Digital Edition

Access the latest issue of Good Reading Magazine and the Good Reading digital library archive.

Kanopy

Kanopy is a video Streaming platform delivering one of the largest collections of indie films, classic cinema, festival and educational documentaries, and movies online or through an app. Browse and view over 30,000 films and documentaries.



Literacy Planet
This is an Australian database that requires a once only registration by the parent who provides details of a student/child, including age. This registration information enables Literacy Planet to be fully customised for the child who will be using it. Following registration a login is sent to your home email address for all future logins by you or your child where they can access their customised interface.



OverDrive - Libby
The collection contains several thousand ebooks and a small collection of audiobooks purchased for the W.A. Public Libraries Digital Media Collection (WAPLDMC) and made available to public library members.
User Guide

OverDrive for kids

OverDrive for kids
The eReading Room is a section of OverDrive that displays content only for kids. Kids can browse, sample, place holds and borrow eBooks appropriate for their age range and reading level. No adult content will appear in the search results.



Popular Magazines
The Popular Magazines 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.


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

Primary kids magazine

Primary kids magazine
(No log in required)
PK is designed to encourage a love of reading and is aimed at 8-12 year olds. It’s a great place to find the next exciting book to read or to see what other primary school kids are getting up to across Australia.

SpineOut

SpineOut
(No log in required)
SpineOut Online is a place where you can express your ideas and thoughts and to share your creativity in words, art, film or music. A fun and interactive site.


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.


Who Else Writes Like ...?
An online resource to help fiction readers discover authors who write in a similar style to their favourite novelists.