Online Resources

 

    eBOOKS and AUDIOBOOKS

      
   

 

   

Overdrive
Gawler Public Library now offer a large collection of downloadable eBooks and audiobooks including classics, new releases, nonfiction and bestsellers. You can check-out and download up to 10 titles at any one time. Login with your current Library Membership number and PIN.

   

 

Zinio Digital Magazines  

Zinio for Libraries
Zinio is the world's largest online magazine resource for libraries.  The new statewide subscription offers all South Australian public library customers access to over 400 full colour digital magazine titles, many of which are Australian.

   

 

   REFERENCE

   

 

Ancestry Library Edition  

Ancestry
Ancestry provides access to a wide range of unique resources for genealogical and historical research. And is available from all computers located within the Library and via the Library's wireless network; however is not available for use outside the Library. 

   

 

Carter's Price Guide to Antiques  

Carter’s Price Guide to Antiques
Contains information based on actual selling prices for over 90,000 items from art antiquities, antiques, collectables, retro, vintage and 20th century design. The Guide is fully indexed and can be searched by category/subcategory and by keyword. New items are constantly being added.
This is not an online marketplace for antiques and collectables. To source newly-stocked items for sale, go to AntiquesPlus which can be used freely without subscribing. However, a subscription will be required to display prices and dealer details on AntiquesPlus.

   

 

My Health and Wellbeing  

My Health & Wellbeing Resources
Whilst your doctor is the best source of diagnosis and treatment advice, there are many websites that provide general health information. We've reviewed some of the popular health websites to help link you to the information you are seeking.

     
SAcommunity formerly Infosearch   SACommunity
SAcommunity is South Australia's community information resource. Its purpose is to enable you to: find out about help available from government, non-government and community services throughout SA To find information about the local groups and services available in the Gawler area click here 
     
   

Trove
Trove is an exciting, revolutionary and free search service. With MILLIONS of Australian items, Trove is an unrivalled repository. Whether you're tracing your family history, doing professional research, reading for pleasure, teaching or studying, Trove can help.

   

 

   COMPUTER TRAINING   

     
The Computer School     thecomputerschool.net 
Has self-paced, online computer skills tutorials aimed at beginner and intermediate level. Covers computer basics, email, internet, Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, Publisher, and many other topics. Login to the website using your library card barcode number located on the back of your card.
     
 ForwardIT    ForwardIT
Is an online learning tool designed to teach people at their own pace, providing them the skills they need to use the internet safely and securely. Aimed at people new to all things digital, ForwardIT provides easy to understand tutorials on a variety of topics to help them become more confident online. 
     
Online training video courses   lyndaLibrary
Free access to more than 3000 top quality courses and 136,000 video tutorials for leaning the latest commercial software, creative and business skills through lynda.com, a web-based video service. Courses cover topics such as business management, leadership, marketing, multimedia, design, web development and more. FAQ and how to login
     

   LANGUAGE RESOURCES   

 

 

 

Road to IELTS a preparation course     Road to IELTS
Road to IELTS is a self-study IELTS preparation course produced by the British Council to help candidates prepare for the IELTS exam. It provides access to free online self-study materials to support IELTS General Training and IELTS Academic test preparations. You can use IELTS in the library, or at home.
     

   STATE & NATIONAL LIBRARIES

     
National Library of Australia   National Library of Australia
The National Library of Australia has a large collection of digitised articles available online from their website.
This includes a collection of historic Australian newspapers published from 1803 to 1954 as well as a number of eBooks that are freely available. 
     
 State Library of South Australia   The State Library of South Australia
The State Library of South Australia is the largest public reference library in South Australia with a collection focus on South Australian information and general reference material for information and research purposes. The State Library's collections are not for loan, but some materials are available on inter-library loan. Please ask Library staff for more details.

 

 

 

 

 


   

 
 
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