Digital Resources

Onkaparinga libraries provide our customers with access to a range of free digital resources.

To access these resources please click on the relevant link below.

eBooks and eAudiobooks

BorrowBox

Access eBooks eAudiobooks

New to eBooks and eAudio? Please read our help guide.

Onkaparinga libraries provide access for members to the OverdriveWheelers and BorrowBox platforms (available from 1 December 2017) for eBook and audio book loans. The loan period is 21 days and all eBooks and eAudiobooks are returned automatically at the end of the loan period.

You can place items on hold and if they are unavailable receive an email when they are ready to download. All you need to get started is your library barcode number and password/pin.

eMagazines

Access eMagazines

RB Digital

Your library membership gives you access to a wide range of magazine titles that you can read on your pc or laptop screen or download to your digital device. 

BookMyne 

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BookMyne is an app that you can use to access your library account, place holds and renew your items. The app is available from the Apple App Store (iPhones and iPads) and for devices running Android (tabets etc.) Please note that the app is currently not available for Windows Phone users.

lynda.com

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Access lynda.com

Onkaparinga library customers across now have free access to lynda.com a web-based video service with more than 3,000 courses and 136,000 video tutorials for learning the latest commercial software, creative and business skills.

With your library card you have course access to topics such as business management, leadership, marketing, multimedia, design, web development and more.

Novelist

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Access Novelist

NoveList Plus is a comprehensive readers' advisory resource for fiction and nonfiction. With an intuitive interface and extensive proprietary content, NoveList Plus answers the question: What should I read next?

IELTSRoad to IELTS

Access IELTS

A self-study IELTS preparation course produced by the British Council to help candidates prepare for the IELTS exam. Provides access to free online self-study materials to support IELTS General Training and IELTS Academic test preparations.

TroveTrove

Access Trove

Find and get over 304,636,796 Australian and online resources including books, images, historic newspapers, maps, music, archives and more at the on-line information resource Trove.

Findmypast

Over 50 million records for Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Islands, Papua New Guinea and UK that you won't find anywhere else. Includes cemetery records, census records, directories, almanacs, electoral rolls, government records, immigration records, general history and more.

Note: This database is not available externally. The Australasian and UK editions of Findmypast can be searched on the Local History PCs at Aldinga, Hub and Noarlunga libraries.

Ancestry LogoAncestry Library Edition

Access Ancestry Library Edition (Library access only)

Provides access to an extensive range of genealogical resources from the United States and United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court and immigration records. Also provides limited Australian coverage.

Note: This database is not available externally. It can be searched from within any of the City of Onkaparinga Libraries on the public PCs. It is also accessible via the public wireless network.

 

 

 

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