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eResources

h1.pngWe offer a great range of e-resources through our online databases.

Learn a new language, search newspapers online, visit the our consumer health or science reference centres, find your next great read on Novelist, or use Britannica Library Kids for your next school project. There is something for everyone. 

 

How to log on

Library card 1.JPGAll eLibrary services require login with your Kiama Library card. (Look for the number under the barcode on the back - capital K followed by a seven-digit number.)

Not a library member? Join online.

 

State Library of New South Wales eResources

State Library.JPGAccess an extensive range of State Library of New South Wales eResources online with your Kiama Library card. 

Simply go to the State Library of New South Wales to register your Kiama Library membership number. Then browse the State Library's eResources and, when it asks you to sign in, use your Kiama Library number.

 

Mango languages

Mango logoMango languages is the fast, easy, and most effective way to learn to speak a foreign language. It is an online language learning system that teaches real conversation for practical communication. In no time at all, you'll be able to navigate all sorts of everyday situations - get directions, order a meal, make new friends - the possibilities are endless. 

Go to the Kiama Library Mango sign-up page, then enter your email address, Kiama Library card number and pin of choice. Once you have completed your sign up, download the free Mango app from the App Store (for Apple) or Playstore (for Android), sign in, and you're off!  If you have any difficulty setting up your Mango account, please contact the library on 02 4233 1133 or email support@mangolanguages.com after hours. 

 

Databases

 

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NoveList has been helping readers find their next favourite book for more than twenty years, and continues to develop innovative solutions for connecting readers, books and libraries. Browse by genre, age or recommended lists, and categories like 'for fans of ...', or 'haunting and moving' and 'quirky and likeable'.

 

Britannica Library logo.JPGBritannica Library is a great resource for school assignments and general interest. With separate age-appropriate platforms for kids, teens and adults, you can read articles about notable events and people; explore maps of continents, countries and oceans; and access thousands of videos, images and audioclips. The world is your oyster.

 

explora_web_button_public_libraries_200x100.gifEXPLORA is a fantastic new mobile-friendly database for students and teachers, by EBSCO Host. Explore by topic or keyword, and access videos, articles and primary source documents for all your assignment needs. 

 

 

Science Reference Centre buttonThe Science Reference Centre is designed to meet every student researcher's needs. In addition to hundreds of science periodicals, biographies, science reference books, science essays, science encyclopedias and science videos, it contains a vast image collection of landscapes, plants, animals, rock formations and fungi.

 

 

anzrc_button_200x100.gifThe Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre is designed for students, researchers and general interest readers, and includes periodicals, reference books, over 80,000 biographies, and an image collection of over 510,000 photos, maps and flags.

 

 

EBSCO Host logo.JPGThis is your one-stop-shop for Ebsco Host databases - one of the world's largest online research and general information platforms. With quality databases and search features, EBSCOhost helps researchers and general users of all kinds find current, reliable information fast.