Digital Content

Digital Content

Ancestry Online Library Edition

Trace you Family History

Ancestry 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: Please visit your local library to use this database (it is only accessible via your local library's computers)

To locate your local library you can:

  • Search by suburb here

Ancestry Library Edition - Frequently Asked Questions(45 kb) 


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A lyndaLibrary subscription allows access to more than 3,000 courses and video tutorials, expertly presented and all of which are edited for accuracy. The flexibility of lynda allows you to complete training sections at your own pace and the sie will also save your place for your return.   

lyndaLibrary is a user friendly online training resource. If offers a variety of expertly presented training courses, all of which are edited for accuracy. The flexibility of lynda allows you to complete training sections at your own pace and the site will also save your place for your return.

You can find more details here

lyndaLibrary - Frequently Asked Questions FAQ 27July15(154 kb)


IELTS - A Preparation Course

Road to IELTS - A Preparation Course

IELTS is the International English Language Testing System, the world's proven English language test. IELTS was one of the pioneers of four skills English language testing over 21 years ago, and continues to set the standard for English language testing today.

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 Road to IELTS in the library, or at home.

My Health & Wellbeing Resources

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Your health is the most valuable thing you will ever possess. 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.




A database of South Australian health and community services. It includes information about government, non-government, community based and some private sector organisations that provide services for the South Australian community in the areas of health, welfare, housing, education, information, legal services and recreation. 


Trove - Australian materials search

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Looking for Australian material? 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.

Zinio Digital Magazines for Libraries

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Zinio is the world's largest online magazine resource for libraries.

Customers with an active public library card you will have access to over 400 full colour digital magazine titles, many Australian titles. Download popular titles as soon as they're released!

More details available here

Zinio Digital Magazines for Libraries - Frequently Asked Questions(94 kb) 


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