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These free eresources can be accessed from your home. (Except Ancestry Library Edition which is available from inside your library only).

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Library eResources - Information Directory

View thousands of Library eResources all available from one page with zero-click previews and one-click direct access. Search a diverse range of information including:: travel, health, fitness, lifestyle, documentaries, movies and videos, encyclopaedias, online learning (vocational, personal growth, academic, music, IT, languages, business, etc.), climate change, indigenous affairs, university and college courses, kids' themes, government websites, news and current affairs, mental health, TV and radio stations, and much more…

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Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry logoAncestry is the key resource for genealogical research. You can search billions of records and discover your family's story. 

It is only available for client use from inside your library.

Aussie Driver

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Getting ready for your WA Learner's Permit or Driver's Licence Test? Use this free WA Learner's Practice Test and Test Simulator. Practice as many times as you need – until you're ready to take the real thing.

Tests are updated for this year’s exam (2022).

Australian Bureau of Statistics

Australian Bureau of Statistics(No log in required)

ABS is Australia's official statistical organisation. Access to census and statistical information is now freely available online.

Cochrane Library

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A collection of evidence-based medicine databases, including the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.

The Computer School

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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 Magazine

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Good Reading magazine is an Australian magazine focusing on “Everything about Books”.

Its online hub for book lovers includes the digital version of the monthly magazine, independent book reviews, exclusive articles, interviews, video content, podcasts, Q+As and more.


Mayakeniny - Noongar Performance and Language Resource
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Mayakeniny is a new online resource for both children and adults to learn and engage with Noongar language and music.

It includes Noongar children's songs, webisodes and a searchable wordlist with references to historical documentation since the 1830s.

PK Mag


PK Mag is an online magazine for primary kids focusing on sparking any kid’s imagination and creativity.

It is full of book reviews, creative writing, videos, music, arts and crafts and interactive activities.

If you are aged 7-12 you can send PK Mag your stuff to be published.

(No log in required)

Road to IELTS

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The International English Language Testing System, or IELTS, is an international standardised test of English language proficiency for non-native English language speakers. It can also be used by people who want to improve their English.


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SpineOut is an online magazine for young adults focusing on books and reading.

It is full of writing, artwork, poetry, book reviews, films, music and so much more.

If you are aged 12-19 you can send SpineOut your stuff to be published.

(No log in required)

Story Box Library

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

Transparent Language Online

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Learning a new language has never been easier.

​Access over 100 free language lessons. This learning service features listening, reading, speaking, writing as well as integrated pronunciation and vocabulary acquisition exercises.

Who Else Writes Like ... ?

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An online resource to help fiction readers discover authors who write in a similar style to their favourite novelists.

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