eResources

Using MWRC Library eResources

You might be required to enter your library barcode number and PIN/Password (day & month of birth) to access some of the eresources below.

Example - barcode: 2000012345, PIN: 0102 (for the 1st of February).

You can also use these same login details to access your online account.

If you experience any issues please contact the library for assistance on 6378 2740.

Featured eResource

  

Axis360 - discover and borrow new eBooks and eAudiobooks for free.

Download now to access the library's collection.

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eBooks and eAudiobooks

indyreads

Indyreads - independent Australian and international titles, classic literature and modern award-winning titles.

Access OverDrive eBook and eAudiobook titles.
Click here to browse your Library's collection

 

BorrowBox - freely borrow and read new and best selling eBooks and eAudiobooks through your computer, eReader, tablet or smartphone.

 

Axis360 - discover and borrow new eBooks
and eAudiobooks for free.
Download now to access the library's collection.

Project Gutenberg - offers over 56,000 free public domain eBooks including epub books and kindle books, download them or read them online.

 

  

 World Book eBook - includes highly illustrated titles that support a span of curriculum areas and reading levels.

Digital Magazines

 

Access full colour, interactive digital magazines with Overdrive.
Browse your library's collection of popular titles.

 

Good Reading Hub

Good Reading Hub for Book Lovers - an Australian resource with information on “Everything About Books”.

Good Reading Digital Magazine

Good Reading Digital Edition - access the latest issue of Good Reading including the digital library archive.

PK Mag

PK Mag - an e-zine for primary age kids publishing their creative work from book reviews, poetry and short stories to artwork and photography.

SpineOut

SpineOut - an online mag written by and for young adults. We welcome submissions such as short stories, poetry, art, short films and original music.

Discover Your Perfect Career

My Career Match

My Career Match is a FREE career profile source that matches personality style to careers.

It also assists you to write the resume that will get you noticed.

In less than 15 minutes, it will give you ideas on the best careers for you.

For children

 

Story Box Library - features engaging online Australian stories read by some of the finest storytellers from Australia and New Zealand. Stories are a little bit cheeky, a little bit charming and a whole lot of fun!

Nat Geo Kids

Explore amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.

Research and study

Ancestry

 This resource is usually only available for use in the Library but, until the end of December 2021, it is now available to be accessed from the comfort of your home.

World Book Online - a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio and video, current periodicals and related websites.
Also browse the World Book eBook collection.

hsc

The State Library has just launched an HSC 2021 web page which brings together key information for students and teachers.  

Find links to research guides for Society & Culture, English, History (Modern and Ancient) and Legal Studies as well as our recent Smart research for HSC students webinars now accessible online.   

Teachers can check out the For Teachers page for links to booking inquiry forms for onsite and online HSC Introduction to resources workshops.  

eResources - use your library card to access newspapers, full-text journals, magazines, online databases and eBooks & eAudiobooks through the State Libary of NSW.

Trove

Trove - Search Trove to explore amazing collections from Australian libraries, universities, museums, galleries and archives. It’s free and available online all day, every day.

The Computer School  The Computer School - an online training directory hosting thousands of computer skills short courses which include full colour screen-shots with step-by-step instructions.

Biography

Discover the world's most influential people
by searching narrative biographies, news,
magazine, and multimedia content.

Books and Authors

Answer the age-old question, 'What do I read next?' Search and match reading interests to
books, authors, genres, or topics.

Entrepreneurship

Learn how to start, finance, or manage your small business. Includes sample business plans, how to guides, articles, and more.

Plan Builder

Grow, plan, and optimize a business/nonprofit. Utilize development tools and a step-by-step process to build a business plan.

Environmental Studies

Understand environmental issues that affect people globally through topic overviews, journals, news, and multimedia content.

Global Issues

Analyze important global issues and events through topic overviews, international viewpoints, news, and multimedia content.

Health and Wellness

Access full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia, and much more, to provide information on a full range of health-related issues.

Literature Resource Centre

Find up-to-date biographies, overviews, full-text criticisms, audio interviews, and reviews on writers from all eras.

Science

Understand context for hundreds of science topics through overviews, journals, news, interactive experiments, and more.

Interactive Science

Manipulate 3D interactive models to visualize and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth, and space science.

News

Access major newspapers online to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, or other fields. Includes Australian News Limited and Fairfax newspapers.

Opposing Viewpoints

Find overviews, news, and opinions on hundreds of today's important social issues.

World History

Uncover information on hundreds of the most significant people, events, and topics in world history from a variety of sources.

Nat Geo Virtual Library

Browse this cross-searchable platform for research insight from journalism's most trusted name in exploration and discovery.

Power Search

You can also cross-search all of the In Context databases and
Gale OneFile:News database via the Gale Power Search Platform

Legal Information Access Centre (LIAC) - a service of the NSW State Library, with free access to law information.

Drug Info @ Your Library - freely access up-to-date information about alcohol and drugs.

 

 

 

Google Scholar - access full-text or metadata of scholarly literature across an array of formats and disciplines.

Australian Bureau of Statistics - freely access census and statistical information online. 

NSW Learners Test - 3 free practice tests available.

Driver Knowledge Test - take the free online practice test.