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eBooks and Audio

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Bolinda BorrowBox

The most popular Australian and international eAudiobooks and eBooks. Available to Geraldton Regional Library and Mullewa Public Library patrons.

User Guide for Apps

User Guide for Computer and eReaders 

Increased borrowing limit!! Library members can now borrow up to 6 eBooks and 6 Audio books.

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Kids e-Reading Room

Junior eBooks and audiobooks available for download through the Western Australian Public Libraries Digital Media Collection on Overdrive.

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Overdrive

Western Australia Public Libraries Digital Media Collection (WAPLDMC)

Library members have access to even more E-Books.

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Overdrive

Geraldton Regional Library Collection

Download digital audio books and e-books for free.
Please Note: This database is only available to members of the Geraldton Regional Library and Mullewa Public Library.

Getting started with Overdrive

Library Lending Policies

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StoryBox Library

A place where the wonderful world of Australian Children’s Literature is on permanent exhibit Story Box Library in a beautiful online ‘reading room’.

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Tumble Books – E-Books for Kids

Introduce young children to the joys of reading with a collection of animated, talking picture books.

Education

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Britannica Library

The full Encyclopaedia Britannica database online. There are more than 150,000 articles, links to over 20,000 Internet sites reviewed by Britannica editors, as well as over 750 full text journals and magazines.

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EBSCO Database

A suite of databases, mainly full text, aimed at public, academic, medical, corporate and school libraries. Coverage ranges from general reference collections to specially designed, subject-specific databases.

Literacy Planet

Literacy Planet – Literacy for all ages

Access to more than 10,000 interactive English literacy activities online for people of ALL ages.

Electronic Publications

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Online Magazines – WAPLDMC

Free online magazines.

Available to all Public Library WA members.

User guides and tutorials

Zinio FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

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Popular Magazines Database

Full text magazine articles with a focus on current events, sports, science and health from thousands of popular magazines.

Cochane

Cochrane Library

Collection of evidence-based medicine databases, including the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.

Family History

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Ancestry.com

Key resource for genealogical research. Databases include Australian convict index, Australian electoral rolls, United Kingdom census records, British Army World War One pension records, United States census records and much more.

Please Note: This database is only available from within the Library

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State Library WA

Most of the State Library subscription eresources are accessible from home.

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Trove

The National Library of Australia has been busy digitising newspapers, and a large amount is available in Trove. Click on ‘Digitised Newspapers and More’ to be able to conduct a keyword search or an advanced search.

Trove is a free database containing a huge amount of digitised archival information in various formats.

For the Mid West researchers the following papers are now available online:
Geraldton Guardian 1906-1928, 1948-1950. Geraldton Guardian and Express 1929-1947, Inquirer 1840-1855 and The Inquirer and Commercial News 1855-1901.

Online Activities

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Busy Things - Play & Learn

Over 115 fun, learning activities that help children learn important skills in the key learning areas of creative development, problem solving, reasoning, numeracy, communication, language and literacy.

External Resources

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Stay Smart Online

Australian Government’s online safety and security website, designed to help everyone understand the risks and the simple steps we can take to protect our personal and financial information online.

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Writing WA

Writing WA provides a range of services to support emerging practitioners, and strives to bring Western Australian writing to new audiences throughout this State and beyond.

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Telstra - Everyone Connected

Available training, easy to follow self-teach videos, worksheets and other training content..

Broadband for Seniors

Broadband for Seniors

Helps senior Australians get the skills they need to use computers and access the Internet.

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Healthdirect Australia

healthdirect provides easy access to free* trusted, quality health information and advice online and over the phone.

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Office 2010 Tutorials

Acquire essential skills for producing professional work with the Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and more.

eSafety Commissioner

eSafety Commissioner

The Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner is Australia's leader in online safety.

WA ScamNet

Department of Commerce - WAScamNet

Scams, ripoffs and frauds are becoming more and more commonplace. The Department of Commerce has developed WA ScamNet as one method of combatting this ever increasing problem.

Think you know

ThinkUKnow

ThinkUKnow is a free, evidence-based cyber safety program that provides accessible cyber safety education to parents, carers and teachers through schools and organisations across Australia.

Tech Savvy

Tech Savvy Seniors

Realise your online potential with Tech Savvy Seniors

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