eResources

eResources
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​​​Our eLibrary is convenient and easy to use. It's available 24/7, and delivered straight to your computer, smart phone, iPad, tablet, iPod or MP3 player. eResources ​​​Our eLibrary is convenient and easy to use. It's available 24/7, and delivered straight to your computer, smart phone, iPad, tablet, iPod or MP3 player.  

​​​Our eLibrary is convenient and easy to use. It's available 24/7, and delivered straight to your computer, smart phone, iPad, tablet, iPod or MP3 player.

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eBooks

Bolinda eBooks 

eBooks and Audio Books featuring best-selling Australian and international authors.

Login if your library card number starts with 2000
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Comics Plus

Library Edition brings unlimited access to thousands of digital graphic novels and comics to library patrons on any Web-connected device. Comic Plus includes 93 publishers with over 16,000 Comics

https://www.rbdigital.com/canterburybankstown/service/comicsplus

Chinese eBooks APABI eBooks 方正阿帕比电子书

APABI is a collection of Chinese language ebooks covering a wide variety of subject areas, including Chinese business, management, economics, history, literature and politics. Users can search using Chinese characters.

方正阿帕比电子书,它涵盖主题广泛的领域,是个包括中国的商务,管理,经济,历史,文学和政治的集成。用户可以用中国汉字来搜索

http://www.apabi.com/canterbury

EBSCO eBooks - Public Library Collection

Wide range of Non - Fiction eBooks.

http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,cpid&custid=s5106153&profile=ehost&defaultdb=e700xww

eAudio

eAudio Bookshelf

eBooks and Audio Books featuring best-selling Australian and international authors

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RB Digital Audiobooks​

1000 eAudio titles are available from a variety of genres

http://canterburybankstown.rbdigitalglobal.com/

eFilms
Beamafilm

Streaming your favorite documentaries and indie features.

http://beamafilm.com/login/cityofcanterburybankstown/

  1. CLICK on your participating library cluster link from the list below.
  2. ENTER your barcode number (from your public library card).
eMagazines 

Choice Online

Get full access to thousands of reviews and reports on products and services. 
Access available only at library please ask your librarian.

www.choice.com.au

Library Press Display eNewspapers

Access to over 4000 newspapers and magazines from more than 100 countries in 60 language

http://library.pressdisplay.com/

In library (either staff or public internet PC's will go straight to page). From wireless in library, or outside of the library, select second option on login screen Barcode/Library card No

RB Digital Magazines

RB Digital Magazines, the world's largest newsstand, offers full-colour digital magazines for anytime, anywhere reading on desktops, mobile devices and apps.​

https://www.rbdigital.com/canterburybankstown/service/magazines/landing

​Lego Club

To access Lego Club magazines from outside the library you must create an account. Click on register on top right hand corner.

LEGO.com/club

DragonSource 龙源电子期刊杂志

Electronic magazines in Chinese with over 2,000 popular magazines and journals in full text (e.g. Zhongguo xin wen zhou kan, Shang jie, Shou hou).

龙源电子杂志,通过它可看到超过2000种由中国大陆出版,流行杂志和期刊的完整电子版本(如《中国新闻周刊》,《 商界》,《获》)

http://ccl.vip.qikan.com/

eNewspapers

Fairfax Media Library Edition (State Library)

"True To Print” Digital Editions of the Sydney Morning Herald

http://libraryedition.com.au.ezproxy.sl.nsw.gov.au/lib_s/Default.aspx#panel=browse

Computer

Computer Source

Computer Source provides researchers with the latest information and current trends in technology.

http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,cpid&custid=s5106153&group=main&profile=ehost&defaultdb=cph

Health

Consumer Health Complete

Provides information on health-related topics.

http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,cpid&custid=s5106153&groupid=main&profile=chc

Health Reference Center

Gives clear and comprehensive information on conditions and diseases, health and wellness, mental health, and the human body.

http://online.infobaselearning.com/Direct.aspx?aid=19688&pid=WE48

State Library of NSW online Resources

State Library of NSW Online Resources

Use your Bankstown Library card to access the State Library of NSW online resources, including local & international newspapers, full-text journals, magazines, online databases, eBooks and eAudiobooks.

http://www2.sl.nsw.gov.au/eresources/

Art

Oxford Art Online

Includes Grove Art online

Online art reference resources that serve students, scholars, curators, and collectors alike.

http://www.oxfordartonline.com.ezproxy.sl.nsw.gov.au/subscriber/

Arts & Crafts

Hobbies and Craft Reference Centre

Creative ideas and detailed “how to” instructions for hobbies and crafts such as needlework, paper crafts, soap making, model building, cake decorating, candle making and many more.

http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,cpid&custid=s5106153&groupid=main&profile=hcrc

Biography and Directories

Who's Who in Australia

A browsable and searchable database of biographies of prominent Australians. It includes varios categories like Nobel Proze Winners, Diplomats in Australia and more.

http://connectweb.com.au.ezproxy.sl.nsw.gov.au/search.aspx

Family History

Find My Past

Millions of records covering Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and the Pacific Islands.

Access available only at library.

www.findmypast.com.au

Ancestry Library Edition

Explore your family's history using local and international records including convict and free settler lists, passenger lists, Australian and New Zealand electoral rolls and military records. There are English, Welsh and Scottish records.

Access available only at your local library.

http://www.ancestrylibrary.com/default.aspx

Law

Law Handbook online

Your practical guide to the law in New South Wales.

http://www.legalanswers.sl.nsw.gov.au/guides/law_handbook/index.html 

Find Legal Answers

Information about the law in NSW

http://www.legalanswers.sl.nsw.gov.au/

Australasian Legal Information Institute

Multiple databases from all Australasian jurisdictions

http://www.austlii.edu.au/

Encyclopedias and Reference Books

Britannica Encyclopedia Online

Online encyclopedia for kids, teens and adults.

http://library.eb.com.au/storelibrarycard?id=bankstown

Britannica Image Quest (Online Image database)

Online Image database with millions of rights-cleared images.

http://quest.eb.com/storelibrarycard?id=bankstown

World Book Online Reference Center

A suite of online products designed to meet the needs of every child, World Book Online offers everything from early learning to advanced research with a lot more in between.

http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/Login?ed=wb&subacct=AU15115

Infobase Learning: Facts on File News and Reference Collection

Covers topics on history, world history, language and literature, science and technology, careers, social issues, and many others.

http://online.infobaselearning.com/Direct.aspx?aid=19688&pid=WE00

Building

Standards Australia Online Public Library Service (nsw.net)

Access to over 6,800 national Australian standards.

Access available only at your local library

http://www.saiglobal.com/online/autologin.asp

Building Code of Australia : full text database

National Construction Code, Building Code or Plumbing Code of Australia and all the Australian Standards Referenced within it.

Access available only at your local library.

http://bca.saiglobal.com/

Online Learning Courses

 The Computer SchoolThe Computer School

Online training modules in computer basics, Internet safety, Apple, Android, social media, Microsoft Office and many more.
(will ask for a library card number)

http://www.thecomputerschool.net/smartcart/scart_skillsindex.php?logname=nicrae&logtype=2

AMES Online AMES Online

Learn English online.

(Will need to enter your library card number)

http://www.login.ames.edu.au/l/bankstown

IELTS Online

Active Reading V10
Practical Writing
Road to IELTS Academic
Road to IELTS General Training
Study Skills Success V9
 

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Issues in English will help you to read, write and communicate more effectively.  It builds on your existing knowledge of English, encouraging you to expand your skills with a huge range of activities.

http://www.clarityenglish.com/library/CAL2/index.php?pc=45

Universal Class Online Learning 

 Learn something new today! Over 500 online non-credit Continuing Education Courses.

http://bankstowncitylibrary.universalclass.com/register.htm

Government and Politics

Issues & Controversies

Provides exclusive, extensive coverage of hundreds of today's hot topics, with unbiased analysis and rich related resources.

http://online.infobaselearning.com/Direct.aspx?aid=19688&pid=WE57

History

Modern World History Online

Covers the broad expanse of world history from the mid-15th century to the present, featuring thousands of documents, articles, timelines, images, videos, and maps.

http://online.infobaselearning.com/Direct.aspx?aid=19688&pid=WE53

Ancient and Medieval History Online

Covers the broad expanse of world history from the mid-15th century to the present, featuring thousands of documents, articles, timelines, images, videos, and maps.

http://online.infobaselearning.com/Direct.aspx?aid=19688&pid=WE49

History Reference Centre

History Reference Centre is a full text history reference database designed for secondary schools, undergraduate research and public libraries.

http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,cpid&custid=s5106153&groupid=main&profile=hrc

Journal Articles

World News Digest

Authoritative world news coverage from 1940 through today: provides information, context, and perspective.

http://online.infobaselearning.com/Direct.aspx?aid=19688&pid=WE56

eLibrary Australasia

Featuring newspapers, magazines, reference and multimedia sources, including over 150 Australian and New Zealand newspaper titles.

http://portal.bigchalk.com/portalweb/pikerefurl?extAccountId=55420&sku=DB-ELCLASS2-AUSTRALIA

Academic Search Premier

Academic Search Premier is a scholarly collection offering full-text coverage of information in many areas of academic study.

http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,cpid&custid=s5106153&profile=ehost&defaultdb=aph

Australia/NZ Reference Centre

Provides local perspectives on current events, business, sports, and many other subjects.

http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,cpid&custid=s5106153&profile=ehost&defaultdb=anh

MasterFILE Complete

Contains full text for nearly 2,200 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more.

http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,cpid&custid=s5106153&profile=ehost&defaultdb=f6h

Australia/ NZ Points of View Reference Centre

Full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue.

http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,cpid&custid=s5106153&groupid=main&profile=pov-aus

Literature

Literary Reference Center Plus

This comprehensive, full-text database provides information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.

http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,cpid&custid=s5106153&profile=plus

Novelist Plus

Novelist Plus is a reader’s guide to fiction and non-fiction.  It provides reading suggestions based on your favourite author, genre, title or style of writing.

http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,cpid&custid=s5106153&profile=novplus

Science

Science Online

Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive essays, videos, diagrams, definitions, biographies, and experiments.

http://online.infobaselearning.com/Direct.aspx?aid=19688&pid=WE40

World Geography and Culture Online

Facilitates the study of countries, U.S. states, places, peoples, and geography concepts and skills through a global approach.

http://online.infobaselearning.com/Direct.aspx?aid=19688&pid=WE39

Today's Science

Bridges the gap between the science that students learn in the classroom and the discoveries pushing the boundaries of science today.

http://online.infobaselearning.com/Direct.aspx?aid=19688&pid=WE59

GreenFILE

This resource offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the environment.

http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,cpid&custid=s5106153&profile=ehost&defaultdb=8gh

Science Reference Centre

Topics covered include biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.

http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,cpid&custid=s5106153&profile=scirc